• Umpire Breaks His Silence Amid Serena Williams' Sexism Accusations Over Controversial Calls
Umpire Breaks His Silence Amid Serena Williams' Sexism Accusations Over Controversial Calls

Tennis umpires are reportedly threatening to boycott Serena Williams' matches over the fallout from her US Open finals altercation with Carlos Ramos . The shy Osaka tweeted about the video on Thursday: "I always knew this would come back to haunt me. I find it interesting that she did it only when she was losing".

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  • President Weah plays friendly for Liberia
President Weah plays friendly for Liberia

The friendly match was organized in order to retire Weah's iconic jersey number - 14. Federation Internationale de Football Association made similar comments when asked if Weah, World Footballer of the Year in 1995, had made history. Libera are ranked 47th of 54 African football nations and 158th in the world. Weah played in Liberia, the Iv...

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  • New Opal claims WNBA title with Seattle
New Opal claims WNBA title with Seattle

But Stewart was fouled by Delle Donne while making a jump shot from the free-throw line on the next possession and converted the three-point play, sparking an 8-0 run to put Seattle back in control. As if to drive the point home, that the Mystics' wander through the postseason desert had reached its nadir, Sue Bird poked her head out from the...

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  • Hurricane Florences winds and rain begin lashing Carolinas
Hurricane Florences winds and rain begin lashing Carolinas

Meanwhile, lane reversals on USA 501 ended at noon and reversals on I-26 end Thursday night, allowing state police and transportation workers to get to a safe location before the storm hits. "We just need to figure out how to make it through". Faced with new forecasts that showed a more southerly threat, Georgia's governor joined his counte...

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  • Jose Mourinho Eyeying $107 Million Deal For Juventus Superstar
Jose Mourinho Eyeying $107 Million Deal For Juventus Superstar

While the 25-year-old signed a five-year deal when he returned to Manchester, it's reported by Manchester Evening News that his agent Raiola told him he would ensure he seals a transfer to one of Spain's top clubs after just three years back at Old Trafford.

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  • Harrison Smith: Aaron Rodgers 'can put the ball wherever he wants'
Harrison Smith: Aaron Rodgers 'can put the ball wherever he wants'

So it's understandable why Zimmer and the Vikings think Rodgers will play. When asked if his team is preparing as though Rodgers is going to start, the Vikings coach offered a great quote. Will the Packers risk putting Rodgers out there for the whole game knowing he could get hurt? He also had a cleanup procedure on the knee a few years ago by the ...

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  • Rashford on target after half-time row
Rashford on target after half-time row

Rashford visibly grew in confidence after scoring the goal and Manchester United fans will hope this helps the young striker find form with a busy month of Premier League and Champions League action looming. "We had a tactical problem to sort out and so many lads playing their first 45 minutes of the season", he added of the first-half display....

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  • Hurricane Florence weakens slightly, expected to reach Carolinas as Cat 3
Hurricane Florence weakens slightly, expected to reach Carolinas as Cat 3

Storm surges up to 3.9 meters (13 feet), the possibility of tornados and nearly a meter of rain in some areas of North and SC were expected when Hurricane Florence makes landfall late Thursday. Hurricane Helene is heading north to open sea off the coast of the USA and now poses no danger to land after the storm hit cooler waters in the Atlantic.

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  • Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open
Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open

Another game point for Djokovic when Delpo nets a backhand on the run early in the point, but Djokovic overcooks a backhand and we're back to deuce (No 6 for those keeping score). 3 and No. 1 seeded teams en route to their first Grand Slam doubles title as a team. The Argentine put his admiration aside Sunday and made it hard for Djokovic to gain...

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  • Luke Shaw back at Manchester United after head knock on England duty
Luke Shaw back at Manchester United after head knock on England duty

Shaw has been a revelation this season for United and has inarguably been their best player so far but he suffered a sickening injury during England's 1-2 loss to Spain on the weekend. He will return to Manchester United on Monday", the FA said. Luke Shaw's seven-day mandatory period recovering from concussion means he will be unavailable ...

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  • Jon Gruden Is Getting Crushed For What He Said After The Loss
Jon Gruden Is Getting Crushed For What He Said After The Loss

It came courtesy of an interception of Derek Carr returned for a touchdown on the final score of the game. Thearon W. Henderson / Getty Images Los Angeles RamsHead coach Sean McVay and Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden meet following the Rams win over the Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

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  • Neymer, Firmino lead Brazil over US 2-0 in exhibition
Neymer, Firmino lead Brazil over US 2-0 in exhibition

Neymar and Brazilian teammates showed young American players how large a gap they must overcome. Neymar won a free-kick from the Newcastle United defender during Brazil's 2-0 win, and Yedlin was unhappy with the way in which he hit the deck.

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  • Spain destroy Croatia 6-0 in Uefa Nations League clash
Spain destroy Croatia 6-0 in Uefa Nations League clash

Uefa named Luka Modric as its player of the year less than two weeks ago, but the Croatian captain could not muster up his usual commanding performance for his team, who may still be feeling the impact of a tremendous, yet exhausting, World Cup .

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  • Vikings DE Danielle Hunter claims Jimmy Garoppolo got ‘scared’
Vikings DE Danielle Hunter claims Jimmy Garoppolo got ‘scared’

That was enough to put a dent in the legend of Jimmy Garoppolo , whose San Francisco 49ers fell 24-16 to a Vikings squad that, while effective, had the air of a team working out a few lingering glitches. With two starters at LB already out, Malcolm Smith (hamstring) and Reuben Foster (suspension), Smith's sub, Brock Coyle, suffered a concussion ...

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  • England goals important for Marcus Rashford - Southgate
England goals important for Marcus Rashford - Southgate

Manchester United forward Rashford gave the Three Lions an early lead at home to Spain on Saturday before they fell to a 2-1 Nations League defeat. "He's had three days of little training, so half-an-hour was ideal to keep him ticking over".

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  • Woods had no prior knowledge of Nike's Kaepernick commercial
Woods had no prior knowledge of Nike's Kaepernick commercial

The ad was first released by Nike on Monday, the Labour Day holiday in America and featured Kaepernick and the now infamous " Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything ". That line from the ad has drawn ire from groups who see Kaepernick's protest during the national anthem as disrespectful to police officers and military m...

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  • Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman stepping down
Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman stepping down

A source told the Detroit Free Press that Yzerman told Lightning players in the meeting that he was going home to Detroit , the city where he was made a legend and still lives during the offseason. Yzerman, a Hall of Fame centre with the Detroit Red Wings who won the Cup three times as a player, went into management immediately after retiring.

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  • US Open 2018 talking points
US Open 2018 talking points

Djokovic said a hike up Mont Sainte-Victoire after his shock defeat to Marco Cecchinato at Roland Garros helped turn his season around. The Argentine put his admiration aside Sunday and made it hard for Djokovic to gain an edge, despite the score of the first set.

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  • Lichtenstein: Darnold Wasn't Only Newcomer To Shine In Jets' Season-Opening Victory
Lichtenstein: Darnold Wasn't Only Newcomer To Shine In Jets' Season-Opening Victory

The 21-year-old Darnold was the youngest quarterback to start a season opener since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. Wide receiver Robby Anderson had to slow down to get good position on an underthrown second-quarter pass deep down the left sideline and then outfought Lions safety Tavon Wilson for the ball for Darnold's first career touchdown.

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  • UEFA set to launch third European club competition
UEFA set to launch third European club competition

European Club Association (ECA) chairman Andrea Agnelli, who is also on Uefa's executive committee, said the "the green light has been given". Agnelli has been vocal in the past of his desire for big European teams to play more matches against each other with fewer domestic games.

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