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Mackenzie McDonald makes rare blunder against Andy Murray at Citi Open

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One of Murray's four first-set double faults surrendered a break in the third game and Murray's seventh consecutive lost second-serve point gave McDonald a 3-2 edge when the American hit a forehand victor. [ALSO LIKE] Murray held five match points while serving for the match for the first time at 5-4 in the third set, but McDonald was steady, breaking back. Read More »

Pedro signs Chelsea contact extension

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Chelsea have made the surprising announcement that Spanish attacker Pedro has signed a contract extension with the Chelsea-based club. 'Pedro is a top player. "I think he'll move on". "It's important for me to continue with Chelsea, I am comfortable here and want to win new titles and trophies", he told Chelsea's website . Read More »

Virat Kohlis maiden Test ton in England keeps things even

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England definitely won that session, but will they end up ruing those two drop off Kohli? In fact, his total beat the combined scores in his 10 previous innings in England from India's tour in 2014 . He did not fish too much with deliveries outside the off stump as the fans were treated to a great contest between Jimmy Anderson (22-41-2) and Kohli. Read More »

'Meyered' in controversy: OSU coach placed on leave

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Those are just some of the facts. Jay Paterno, who was the team's quarterbacks coach under his father, has been a staunch defender of Joe Paterno's actions. She told the Stadium sports network that her ex-husband had abused her, starting in 2009. "We understand the power of the roles that we have", Herman said. Read More »

Bottas unhappy at being called 'wingman' to Hamilton

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The Hungarian Grand Prix may have ended in disappointing fashion for one Mercedes driver in Valtteri Bottas , but there is no doubt that his Silver Arrows teammate dominated the race from start to finish. "But what's really important is that we continue to keep up the pressure and keep working as we have done until now". Bottas added that he wanted to discuss his perceived role as a "wingman" in the team, or as a driver to be used tactically to help Hamilton's bid for a fifth world ... Read More »

Is Zidane Really Going To Replace Mourinho At Old Trafford?

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He is an honest man, always ready to give everything for the team". The Sun cites one case of an unnamed player in a panic asking the TV channel he gave an interview to erase an answer he gave them. United are set to be without a host of their stars for the club's Premier League opener against Leicester City on August 10. United have struggled to impress in pre-season with a patchy squad that has been depleted through injuries and key players resting after the World Cup in Russian ... Read More »

Yankees sign Happ from Blue Jays

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A free agent at the end of this season, Happ was the Blue Jays' lone all-star this year before being shipped to a contender by rebuilding Toronto. Happ has a 10-6 record with a 4.18 ERA through 20 starts. In Drury and McKinney, the Yankees traded two players with no obvious long-term fit. "I had bad breaks along the way", Drury said in the Yankees' clubhouse before Thursday night's game against the Royals. Read More »

Newcastle should swoop for Marega to provide partner to Muto

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James' Park. The Cottagers have been wrangling with Newcastle over a price for the Serbian striker, who was a key figure in their promotion push after spending the second half of last season on loan at the London club. Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is close to completing a move to newly-promoted Fulham in a £22M deal which could rise to £27M. United have been heavily linked with a move for West Brom forward Salomon Rondon in recent weeks, with Dwight Gayle being touted as a ... Read More »

Everton to offer Jordan Pickford improved contract

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He's now Chelsea's No.1 transfer target IF Thibaut Courtois leaves Stamford Bridge, according to Sky Sports . Speculation has since developed since Pickford's exploits in Russian Federation, with Chelsea having reportedly lined the player up as a potential replacement for Thibaut Courtois , who looks set for a move to Real Madrid . Read More »

Kawhi Leonard passes physical with Toronto Raptors

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Team USA is coached by Gregg Popovich. Leonard was reportedly unhappy about the trade to the Raptors. The news left fans shocked, and some angry that Leonard disregarded Robinson. The headling opponent for Opening Night, the Toronto Raptors represent the juiciest matchup for not just the San Antonio Spurs , but the National Basketball Association. Read More »

[Match Highlights] Arsenal 1-1(P) Atletico Madrid

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The Gunners continued their pre-season preparations with a penalty shootout defeat to Atletico Madrid in Singapore , and Ramsey admits the club are undergoing a period of adjustment. The 53 year-old has struggled to become a favourite with the fans at the Emirates after failing to meet promises. Simeone's side took the lead before half-time thanks to Luciano Vietto's smart header, with young Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe equalising soon after the break. Read More »

German GP: Hamilton pulls off the spectacular

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However, the German at the time was on a fast lap and in just a few seconds blocked the result of Bottas, setting a new track record in the " Hockenheim ". Raikkonen replied: "I'm sorry but can you be direct?" "No one ever wants to go and see the stewards". He eventually did, ending the Finnish driver's hopes of a first win since the season-opening Australian GP in 2013. Read More »

Alaphilippe wins protest-hit stage, Thomas keeps Tour lead

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The race was stopped completely while several riders received medical treatment from the doctor's auto at the rear of the peloton. Froome remained second in the general classification, 1 minute, 39 seconds behind Sky teammate Thomas. Farmers' protests are nothing new at the Tour, but the incident will add to the intense security situation in this year's edition. In the end it was British rider Yates who won the climb to Col du Portillon, and looked set to win his first Tour stage. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'Almost impossible' for Manchester City to break own records

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When Liverpool spend this money it is because they believe it is best for them. Manchester City romped past the competition in the previous season to lift their maiden Premier League trophy under Pep Guardiola . If they believe it's the best for them, it's flawless for them. He scored twice in the final against Spain and was deservedly named as the tournament's best player. Read More »

Fiji fans reign supreme at Rugby World Cup Sevens

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If they get past the United States, the Black Ferns could be headed for another high-profile collision with archrival Australia in Saturday night's final. "We've worked it well and the players have delivered what they needed to today", Baber added. France, who had upset Australia in the previous round, led 7-0 at half-time before New Zealand recovered to win through tries from Kurt Baker and Joe Ravouvou. Read More »

Erdogan says treatment of Germany's Ozil racist and unacceptable

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Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ozalan from the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, said: "I congratulate Mesut Ozil ". "But for me, it's only important [if] Mesut Ozil can help the national team or not, and I have this feeling in the last one and a half year, he never played on this level how we played before, and now it's time for changes". Read More »

Jurgen Klopp makes no apology for U-turn over spending at Liverpool

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Possible XI: Loris Karius , Nathaniel Clyne, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Alberto Moreno, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri , Adam Lallana, Mo Salah, Dominic Solanke, Ben Woodburn . But as we edge closer to the start of the season, he could give more minutes to some of the first choice players. "Other teams, of course, will do transfer business as well". Read More »

Neymar rejects Ronaldo’s role at Real Madrid

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Mbappe listed his Brazilian teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric as potential Ballon d'Or winners and also mentioned fellow World Cup victor Raphael Varane on the topic of the award - but not Antoine Griezmann. Neymar , though, is relishing the opportunity to reunite with the 19-year-old sensation under new PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel. "For me, Mbappe had an incredible World Cup and Neymar got to his best after injury, once he recovered he played very well". Read More »

Rubio: We need to stand with intelligence community

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Mr Trump accused the news media of trying to provoke a confrontation with Moscow that could lead to war, although concerns about the meeting have been raised by a broad cross-section of Republicans and Democrats. They also say the Russian effort is ongoing. President Clinton presented to the American people what was being discussed with individuals. Gowdy didn't answer directly, but said Trump had access to more evidence than anyone and specifically mentioned Trump's access to Secretary of ... Read More »

Christian Pulisic inspires Borussia Dortmund to victory over Liverpool

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Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo had a chance to pad the lead on a solo opportunity in the 64th minute but his shot deflected off goalkeeper Marwin Hitz and then bounced off the crossbar. "I think he'll be fine". "There's no rush - That's good and he wants to be the best Pulisic he can be". Nat Phillips - 6: Composed presence at the back, cutting out some unsafe balls with his head, was not really at fault for any of the Dortmund goals but maybe could have stepped in a bit more when he saw the ... Read More »

Thomas wins second mountain stage as Martin loses time

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Defending champion Chris Froome's Team Sky controlled the pace and prevented attacks as headwinds blew in the ascent of the col de la Colombiere. A one-day classic specialist who won the prestigious Fleche Wallonne last Spring, Alaphilippe brought his team their 50th win of the season. Read More »

Conte thanks players, staff and fans in gracious statement after Chelsea exit

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Premier League giants Chelsea have announced the sacking of Antonio Conte . Winning trophies didn't save Conte being shown the Stamford Bridge exit door as he was dismissed after guiding Chelsea to the FA Cup in May. A report claims that Maurizio Sarri has had to reassure Chelsea that he does not hold homophobic or sexist views ahead of his appointment as Blues manager . Read More »

Russian President Hands Over World Cup Mantle to Qatari Emir

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Level of infrastructure: arenas, airports. The 19-year-old winger was awarded the best youth player award at the World Cup. Wonder no more , and feast your eyes on this fantastic footage from the French changing room at half time in Sunday's world cup final against Croatia. Read More »

Harper Comes Back To Win Derby, Sets Up Energized All-Star Game

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A video of the complete ceremony is available online . Muncy followed with another victory by one, 17-16, over Javier Baez of the Cubs . They are allowed one 45-second timeout to stop the clock, and will be awarded an extra 30 seconds should they hit two home runs further than 440 feet. Read More »

Chelsea looking to pip Liverpool to Alisson signing

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The Blues are in the market for another goalkeeper amid intense speculation linking Thibaut Courtois with a move to Real Madrid and Alisson has been identified as a possible replacement for the Belgian worldwide. So many observers have suggested Karius was not up to the job of being first choice keeper for the club and that decision came back to bite him. Simon Mignolet , meanwhile, is expected to leave Anfield this summer after he lost his place to Karius last season. Read More »

Mohamed Elneny will join Arsenal at pre-season tour in Singapore

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Emery is now also deciding which of these players will remain with his first-team squad and who would benefit from a season on loan. Ozil has been on holiday since Germany crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage and has yet to return to training with the Gunners , with Emery having begun working with those players who were not involved in the tournament in Russian Federation. Read More »

Irish pundit Dunphy: Pogba must stay on track at Man Utd

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Pogba excelled alongside N'Golo Kante at the heart of France's midfield and Man United supporters are desperately hoping he carries his form into the new season. Pogba himself has also previously admitted that playing with superstar Lionel Messi would be a dream come true. Many of Pogba's critics wanted him to wait until after he had achieved something in the game to have fun. Read More »

How the World Cup Paid Off

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Here are a few tweets that raised the Croatian President . She also had a photo op with Putin after Croatia defeated Russian Federation to enter the semifinals. "We are a bit sad but we have to be proud as well for what we've done", he said. It was an own goal by Mario that broke the deadlock, but then first-time finalists Croatia equalised soon. Read More »

Donald Trump backtracks on Helsinki remarks, says he 'misspoke'

In one of the only times of his presidency he's admitted to a mistake, Trump said that when he returned Monday from the summit with Putin in Helsinki , Finland, he "realized there is some need for clarification" about his remarks on Russian interference in the 2016 United States election. Read More »

Three key battles which could determine the World Cup final

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The future can be very good. France take on Croatia in the 2018 World Cup Final. We will remind that the match for third place in the 2018 Federation Internationale de Football Association world Cup between England and Belgium will take place on Saturday, July 14, and will start at 17:00 Kyiv time . Read More »

Croatia Beat England To Enter World Cup Finals For The First Time

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But the turnaround has been remarkable and Southgate's leadership, along with his trademark waistcoat, have won the hearts of the nation and earned him a big reward. The Croatia defender set up the equalizer in the second half and then saved a likely goal by clearing a shot off the line in the first half of extra time. Read More »