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Borna Coric claims Roger Federer scalp to reach Shanghai Masters final

The 21-year-old played the whole match by relentlessly attacking neutral balls in baseline rallies to gain control. Djokovic broke to go ahead when the Croatian went long at the end of a rollercoaster sixth game and that was all the second seed needed to close out the opener.

Patriots fans let rip at touchdown-scoring Chiefs star Tyreek Hill

Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill had a second half for the ages in Sunday's game against the Patriots, but he was unfortunately on the receiving end of a classless gesture by a fan. Brady said: "He made some big ones, made a lot of big ones". Had Gostkowski missed, it would have forced New England into having to score a touchdown to win the game and it can't be understated how important that field goal was.

Kanye West reveals pointless iPhone code during White House meeting

Mr. Kushner, who serves as a senior adviser to Mr. Trump , has been focused on overhauling the criminal justice system, and one person briefed on the meeting said that Mr. He added, "Day one, solved one of his biggest problems". He broke into a nervous laugh and we just hope he's not referencing his freaky new song again, you know the one where he says he'd "smash" his four sister-in-laws.

Mixed Martial Arts: Tardy McGregor angers Nurmagomedov ahead of showdown

Other fights on the UFC 229 main card, scheduled to get underway at 10pm ET, include a Women's Strawweight bout between Michelle Waterson and Felice Herrig , a Light Heavyweight fight featuring Ovince Saint Preux and Dominick Reyes , and Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov in the Heavyweight division.

India quietly seals missile deal with Russia despite US warning

Ignoring the American sanction on purchase of arms from Russia , India is likely to sign a deal today for the procurement of S-400 Triumf air defence systems. "We can not prejudge any sanctions decisions". Earlier this week, the US warned India against buying weapons from Russian Federation, with a US State Department official urging "all of our allies and partners to forgo transactions with Russian Federation that would trigger sanctions under the CAATSA".

Marcelino anxious by Manchester United physicality but targets defence

Mourinho was a great manager who knew how to win trophies year after year, but he has morphed into something very different in the second half of his career and it has become clear that he doesn't know how to handle superstar players with big egos.

Unai Emery More Focused On Results Than Arsene Wenger - Petr Cech

Emery's side were under the cosh in the first half at the Emirates Stadium, but Cech came to their rescue with a series of fine saves. Arsenal defender Rob Holding says the players know there's a "chemistry" between Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang .

Jose Mourinho - Paul Pogba no longer Manchester United's second captain

Derby County beat Manchester United 8-7 in a dramatic penalty shootout at Old Trafford to reach the Carabao Cup fourth round. "The only truth is that I made the decision of Paul not to be the second captain anymore", Mourinho told Sky Sports News .

Kawhi Leonard Says He Came To Toronto With 'An Open Mind'

A reporter asked Leonard an utterly forgettable question about his personality, and the first-year Raptor topped off his answer with a laugh that will sear itself into your memory. The architect of the offensive overhaul that saw Toronto dramatically increase its 3-point shooting last season, Nurse suggested there may be more to come this season thanks to the addition of Leonard and Green.

Man Utd flop Sanchez tipped for Arsenal return

United should be looking to win every home game. The longest he went without scoring during his time at Arsenal was 897 minutes, so we know he can bounce back, but those green shoots of recovery are proving pretty hard to spot at the moment.

Jose Mourinho reveals why he won't select Diogo Dalot for Wolves

Last season dominant and we all know it's not easy to be dominant in the Championship even if you have the best team", Mourinho told reporters. Do you think this can be the season Pogba proves his worth? United , and the manager, had all that criticism earlier in the season but it was hard for them, players late back after the World Cup and issues like that.

Liverpool hit 57-year high with dramatic slaying of PSG

It's still so unbelievably hard. Meanwhile, Chelsea Women's manager Emma Hayes stressed that while it is a big ask for Liverpool to target a Premier League and Champions League double, they remain in the "driving seat" after a ideal start.

Manchester United star Diogo Dalot to face Young Boys in Champions League

Having served the first of his three match domestic suspension in the win over Watford on Saturday , Rashford is expected to come back into the United line-up for the Champions League opener. "I think we are improving". Young players often have that fearless mentality when they are first thrust into the first-team and that most certainly appeared to be the case with Dalot as he made an electrifying start to the game.

Jimmy Butler requests trade, 76ers could be highly interested

Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota according to Shams Charania of The Athletic . In July, Butler reportedly turned down a four-year extension worth $100 million. "At 6'8", Butler is one of the best two-way wings in the National Basketball Association. Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists in almost 37 minutes per game last season.

Vontae Davis: Buffalo Bills cornerback retires at half-time of National Football League match

Vonte Davis did exactly what every Bills fan did near the end of the first half", reads another. Davis tweeted out the following, before quickly deleting it seconds later. He went through that in the third week of the preseason, so I thought that did help him in his preparation process. Frazier, who said Monday he was caught off guard by the decision, added that he spoke to Davis on the bench before a series but did not specify when that occurred in the game.

Alvarez outpoints Golovkin to win titles

The Las Vegas fight came almost a year to the day since a split-decision draw left the Kazakh boxer stunned. The middleweight pair were both comfortably inside the 11st 6lb middleweight limit at Friday's weigh in at the T-Mobile Arena. Promoter Oscar De La Hoya cited the bad blood between middleweights Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan and David Lemieux when he said this had the potential to be the fight of the year.

QB misses practice Thursday, Vegas drops a concerning line

Let's not forget the team signed Rodgers to a $134 million contract extension just a couple of weeks ago, making him the highest paid player in National Football League history. He has termed his injury a sprained knee. Rehabbing on Wednesday was not a setback, McCarthy said. "I think obviously we have the best player in the league in our locker room", said Kizer of Rodgers.

Grading the Bears: Tough night for many vs. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

Part of what endeared former Packers quarterback Brett Favre to his teammates was his willingness to play hurt - and play at a high level in the process. "It stings", coach Matt Nagy said after his Bears debut. Mack said he wasn't shocked to see Rodgers return. The Bears came into this game planning to have Mack limit his workload after missing the entire preseason in a holdout with the Raiders .

U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori, advances to championship

Del Potro will be playing in just his second final at the majors. It was a second underwhelming contest on Arthur Ashe after Rafael Nadal was forced to retire injured following the second set of his last-four clash against Juan Martin Del Potro .

Novak Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win 3rd US Open title

On the day of the final, Djokovic just showed why he was the holder of 13 Grand Slam titles. Djokovic and Del Potro walked on Arthur Ashe Stadium court with the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center still buzzing over the controversial women's final on Saturday, won by Japan's Naomi Osaka after Serena Williams incurred three code violations.

Carvajal sent a message to Shaw after their collision

There will be frustration at the ease with which Saul Niguez swept in the equaliser - just 120 seconds after England scored - and how sloppily the winning goal from a free kick was conceded, when the zonal marking system was undone and Rodrigo ran free to tuck home Thiago's delivery.

Atlanta Falcons falter once again against the Philadelphia Eagles

The group shut down Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons again in their season opener and now have a few extra days rest before hitting the road next week. "We trust our matchups and do we do our job". Foles, who almost retired two years ago and started last season as the backup quarterback, was filling in Thursday for the Eagles' injured star Carson Wentz .

US Open: Serena reaches semi-finals, defending champion Stephens ousted

Then, after her third ace of the final game sailed past Pliskova and bounced toward the stands, Williams threw both arms into the air and spun an enthusiastic 360 nearly involuntarily, as if the movement were part of the follow-through on her serve.

US Open Day 11 Women's Tips: Sevastova capable of pushing Serena

Open champion Novak Djokovic or unseeded Australian John Millman for a spot in Sunday's final. Serena Williams and the other U.S. Open women's semifinalists will play their matches under a closed roof. "There is no stopping the Japanese players", screamed the Nikkan Gendai tabloid, after the pair became the first from the country to secure semi-final berths in both singles competitions during a Grand Slam.

Ryan Anderson Agrees To Reduction Of 19-20 Guarantee To $15.6M

Ryan Anderson agreed to reduce the guarantee on his $21 million salary for the 19-20 season from $21 million to $15.6 million as part of the Houston Rockets' trade of him to the Phoenix Suns . The Houston Rockets at long last have found a team willing to take Ryan Anderson off their hands. Defense is less of a concern with veteran and former Rocket Trevor Ariza also on-roster.

I'm extremely happy at Real Madrid - Modric

Group E also has three former European champions - Bayern Munich, Benfica and Ajax Amsterdam - alongside AEK Athens. Tottenham have great physical and technical potential, and were one of the most hard rivals in pot 2. " Juventus is one of the teams in Europe that invested to win the Champions League because they don't need to invest to win the Scudetto ", Mourinho said after the 2-0 win at Burnley.

Luke Shaw earns England recall as Southgate hails fullback's 'edge'

There's a point where I don't need to know what those guys can do as we're looking to bring younger players through. Instead, Gareth Southgate is placing his faith in established stars on a Premier League stage. Joe Gomez is 21. Southgate explained that he spoke with Young as well as Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and Chelsea centre-back Gary Cahill about their involvement in the national team, with all three taking a step back to give younger players a chance but still making ...

Saints acquire Bridgewater from Jets for 3rd-round pick

By that time, Darnold will only be 21 years and 97 days old, younger than current record holder Drew Bledsoe was when he started for the New England Patriots in the team's 1993 season opener at the age of 21 years and 204 days old. "Right now, I'm living in the now, taking advantage of this opportunity that I have right now", Bridgewater said Sunday when asked about trade chatter.

Rafael Benitez defends tactics after Newcastle suffer late defeat to Chelsea

His decision to award Chelsea a penalty in the 75th minute proves why the Premier League will be better with VAR implemented. "We got lucky but it gives us confidence we can be poor and still get results". "Possession means nothing", he said. They face Man City next. "I'm not happy with how we gave the ball away". Chelsea have kept pace with Liverpool by winning their opening three Premier League games, but Sinclair still has concerns about the Luiz-Rudiger partnership, especially ...

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to hold showdown talks with club officials this week over his future. "In the first 25 minutes, we did really very well". He said: "I can speak about the other 75 (minutes). I could have gone back to Spain or Italy, all the people believe in me there but I want to change all the things here", Morata said.

Western & Southern Open 2018 | Federer cruises, Kvitova downs Serena

Federer, seeded second, has won in Cincinnati a record seven times but hasn't played here since winning in 2015. Gavrilova is ranked No. 23, and the victory over her was by all accounts is an indicator of Serena's confidence going into her warm up to the U.S.

Tyson Fury Dominates Francesco Pianeta To Set Up Wilder Title Shot

I said send me the contract, I said yes. His boxing license was suspended in October 2016, but was reinstated in January of this year. Fury weighed in at 18st 6lbs (258 pounds) ahead of only his second fight in nearly three years and is over a stone lighter than he was in June, ahead of his clash with Sefer Seferi.

Liverpool vs. West Ham live stream

City have now lost only one away game in the league - at Liverpool - of their last 21, and manager Pep Guardiola was delighted with them. Despite getting off to a winning start against Leicester on Friday, all is still not well at Manchester United between star midfielder Paul Pogba, manager Jose Mourinho and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Anderson becomes first England bowler to hit 900-point mark

Their bowlers were relentless with the ball. "And that's a pleasing thing for us - we still had other options that we didn't have to turn to". On the face of it, Rashid didn't seem to mind too much. "I don't think it will be as tough as this - they can draw on the fact its been as hard as it can be - but Trent Bridge does a bit". Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan on TMS: " India have all the problems, and England's seam bowling is up there with the best we have seen from them".

Jurgen Klopp sends message to Liverpool FC fans about title challenge

Liverpool fans will be eager to see their new signings in action against the Hammers , after a highly successful summer transfer window for manager Jürgen Klopp . However, Klopp disagrees with that view as he pointed out that Manchester City , the defending champions, have strengthened significantly as well.

WF coach charged with assault in connection to death

A former UCF basketball coach is accused of punching and killing a tourist in New York City over the weekend. Jamill Jones , 35, was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of Sandor Szabo , of Boca Raton, Florida. on Tuesday morning (Aug. 7). Jones' lawyer also said they send their "deepest condolences and sympathies" to the Szabo family. Jones, a Philadelphia native, previously coached at Virginia Commonwealth and Florida Gulf Coast.

Cam Newton confronts Kelvin Benjamin before Bills-Panthers game. Twitter goes nuts

Much of the discussion was inaudible from the video , but Newton did follow an agitated Benjamin as he attempted to walk away from the Panthers quarterback. Benjamin, who has been a good-but-not-great player in his five-year career, believes Newton is inaccurate and without superior football knowledge . When Benjamin said Newton was an inaccurate passer last week, the quarterback didn't seem bothered by it .

Hazard Urged to Stay at Chelsea by Fabregas

Having told Belgian reporters that the next stage of his career may be away from Stamford Bridge, it could well be just a matter of time before the offers turn from speculation to "money on the table" proposals. "The way he is talking, I think he will leave". Conte's dismissal followed a Premier League title in 2016/17 and May's FA Cup success. "If Chelsea want to cash in on him, this is the summer to do it".

NJ senator calls Trump’s attack on LeBron James racist

Although James has always been a Trump critic, calling the president "U bum" in a 2017 tweet, Trump's tweet was the president's first attack on the player, who just opened up a school for underprivileged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

The Premier League 2018/19 season preview

City's 18-year-old midfielder has always been tipped for stardom and Guardiola believes the England Under-17 World Cup victor is on the brink of a breakthrough campaign. Hudson-Odoi was a rare bright spot for Chelsea , with subdued Spain striker Alvaro Morata offering little evidence he can make amends for last season's flop.

Manchester City thought Jorginho deal was done, says Pep Guardiola

Eden Hazard has sought permission from Maurizio Sarri to report late for Chelsea duty. "He's one of the absolute best". And Manchester City manager Guardiola believes that Sarri's Chelsea FC side will be one of the main contenders for the Premier League title next season.

Justin Rose pulls out of WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Woods' impressive birdie, his third of the round through eight holes, put him fourth on the leaderboard and just four strokes off the leader, Kyle Stanley . "It s a very simple, straightforward golf course, which we don t see very often anymore". A ninth victory at Firestone would also put Woods closer to his goal of playing in the Ryder Cup - as well as serving as an assistant to USA captain Jim Furyk .

Absent Anthony Martial facing fine as José Mourinho hits breaking point

Meanwhile, a price of £70 million has been placed on him as the Premier League club are hoping to cash in on the want away striker. Boateng spent a season in the Premier League with United's neighbours Manchester City and Mourinho is rumoured to be in the market for a centre-half, amidst links with Barcelona's Yerry Mina .

ESPN's Paul Finebaum on what's next for Urban Meyer

However, on Monday Courtney Smith told college football reporter Brett McMurphy that Urban Meyer did know about the domestic violence. Of course, whether Shelley Meyer really did tell her husband about Zach Smith is the subject of Ohio State's investigation.

José Mourinho expects only one more new arrival at United

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. "They have nearly all of their team here". "We are not playing here to improve the team, the dynamic or our routines". "It's our nature, it's our way of being - you always want more for your team".

Yankees acquire J.A. Happ from Blue Jays for rotation

He should get more consistent time with the Blue Jays, and he is also controllable for the next three years , so he gives Toronto long-term depth. Happ was on the radar of several teams, including the Boston Red Sox , who have had their own woes with starting pitching this season despite leading the AL East division.

Quintana wins "pure climber" Tour de France stage

Despite finishing around 9 minutes behind Alaphilippe, Thomas retains the yellow jersey, maintaining his 1 minute and 39 second advantage over teammate Chris Froome in general classification . He now trails his fellow Briton by 2:31 with three competitive stages left and Dutchman Tom Dumoulin sandwiched in between them. Riders with an outside chance of winning, or making it to the podium on the Champs Elysees, will, however, be tempted to blow up the race from the start, with Frenchman ...

Harry Maguire, Anthony Martial, Willian

According to the same story, Manchester United will have to cough up a huge fee regardless of whether the Red Devils eventually sign Alderweireld, Bonucci or Maguire. Maguire, who only arrived at the King Power stadium past year in a £17m move from Hull City, has become one of the hottest properties in the English game after his standout performances in the World Cup and the Mail says Mourinho was mightily impressed by his "mental toughness".

With Flags, Song and Pride, France Celebrates a Unifying World Cup Victory

The victory has helped foster a sense of national unity, with commentators playing up the fact the squad, the second-youngest in the competition, includes many with central and north African heritage , even if all but two were born in France .

Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remain

I really hope to do it in the final. The VAR or "Video assistant referee" system has gone over pretty well in its debut at the World Cup, correcting egregious errors and helping to keep calls in the box more consistent. "I learned a lot from that defeat", he said. "And, of course, we are ready to share our experience of hosting the World Cup this year with our friends in Qatar", Putin said.