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Sports Murray and Hingis seal memorable US Open mixed doubles triumph
Author: 0 Murray and Hingis seal memorable US Open mixed doubles triumph

The mixed doubles in NY is a very different competition these days, with the rule-makers having made the decision to speed up the matches. A Murray volley saved a third set point at 6-7 and at 9-8 the Scot's unreturned serve secured victory after an hour and 30 minutes.

Sports Lamar Jackson may be even scarier this season
Author: 0 Lamar Jackson may be even scarier this season

Of course, my Tar Heels didn't look too good either, and they lost 35-30 at home to a rebuilding California team. Riley grew up in Corvallis, some 50 miles north of Eugene, and played quarterback for Corvallis High School. They have given up seven passes of more than 15 or more yards and five runs of 10 or more yards. They team with preseason All-America cornerback Jaire Alexander , although he's questionable for the game with a leg injury .

Sports UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Gate and Attendance from Edmonton
Author: 0 UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Gate and Attendance from Edmonton

Shevchenko caught a kick, but ate a punch for her troubles. She has not really looked overwhelmed in any of her bouts. She used punches to set up a leg kick. "But I know from my experience, if judges make a decision once, it's very hard to change their mind". "I know the crowd wants to see a knockout, but this was not for the crowd".

Sports Top 25: Ty Isaac, Michigan Wolverines rush past Cincinnati Bearcats
Author: 0 Top 25: Ty Isaac, Michigan Wolverines rush past Cincinnati Bearcats

Following a 24-yard field goal by freshman kicker Quinn Nordin that gave MI a 27-14 lead with 9:02 left in the game, a bad snap on a Cincinnati punt was batted out of the end zone for a safety to put MI ahead 29-14 with 6:53 remaining. Instead, my player of the game is Rashan Gary. We never talked about it as a shock to the world. "There are a lot of positives we can get out of this today".

Sports Rawls is questionable for Seahawks' season opener
Author: 0 Rawls is questionable for Seahawks' season opener

While a ton of praise is (rightfully) going to Rodgers ahead of this game, Wilson could also be poised for a monster day. Perhaps the most mysterious among the newbies, Lacy is coming off ankle surgery and chubbiness. That would take a big jump. Controversy has swirled around last season's leading rusher Ezekiel Elliott and a six-game ban he has to serve but he does get to suit up for the Cowboys this weekend.

Sports NCAAF Week 2: #14 Stanford @ #6 USC
Author: 0 NCAAF Week 2: #14 Stanford @ #6 USC

That put USC ahead 28-17. He missed the first half Week 1 serving a half-game suspension due to a targeting penalty received in January's Rose Bowl Game. It's clear the signal-caller and wideout have great chemistry, and even with plenty of targets to choose from, Burnett is clearly Darnold's top option.

Sports Things To Look For: #13 Auburn vs. #3 Clemson
Author: 0 Things To Look For: #13 Auburn vs. #3 Clemson

Bryant left the game midway through the second quarter with an injury and Clemson trailing 6-0 but returned for the final drive of the first half and led Clemson down the field for a touchdown and a 7-6 lead at intermission. The Tigers' running game struggled to get going and the team made too many mistakes in keep drives going. Auburn and Clemson are both known for their high-powered offenses, but defenses ruled the day in tonight's showdown - and Clemson's emerged ...

Sports Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys to clash in the finals
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys to clash in the finals

Vandeweghe's coach Pat Cash called the Keys backhand one of the best shots of the tournament during a changeover interview. "She can buy me drinks, all of the drinks", said Keys . More than that, she's someone who I know is always there watching, and she'll text me no matter what. She split two lopsided sets with seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams before pulling out a thrilling third set.

Sports Mississippi State defense takes over to beat Louisiana Tech 57-21
Author: 0 Mississippi State defense takes over to beat Louisiana Tech 57-21

This will be the 13th meeting between the two programs, but just the second time Louisiana Tech has hosted Mississippi State in Ruston. But broken plays happen all the time in football, right? A blocked point-after attempt by Jonathan Barnes made it a 9-0 lead for Tech with 6:46 remaining in the first quarter.

Author: 0 Hernan Perez helps Brewers destroy Cubs 15-2 in Chicago

Milwaukee would add back-to-back three-run innings in the fifth and sixth to further solidify their lead. Nelson has a 3.49 earned-run average. In my eyes, the pitching matchup is even, so with that cancelling out, the Brewers have outplayed the Cubs I the first two games of the set and need these wins much more than the Cubs do.

Author: 0 "Don't blame me" - Mourinho on Hughes handshake snub

Back came the visitors and Antonio Valencia was played into space down the right but opted to shoot from a hard angle rather than crossing and the chance was gone. After a quiet spell in the half, Stoke took the lead as Mame Biram Diouf whipped the ball into the box, where Choupo-Moting was on hand to slot home.

Sports Huskers fall to Ducks despite big second half
Author: 0 Huskers fall to Ducks despite big second half

When the Ducks scored its second touchdown moments later, the Huskers' offensive game plan took on a different look. The senior carried the ball 11 times for 61 yards and two touchdowns. Ducks go up 35-14 with 2:40 left in the first half. The rest of the announced sellout crowd of 58,389 was thunderous in their appreciation of the Ducks, cheering and "Swag Surfin'" along with the OR sideline.

Sports Here Are The Announcers For The South Carolina vs. Missouri Game
Author: 0 Here Are The Announcers For The South Carolina vs. Missouri Game

Interestingly, Lock also threw for fewer than 300 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions during last year's loss to SC, so perhaps coach Will Muschamp simply has Lock's number. The Tigers host Purdue (1-1) in nonconference action next Saturday before resuming SEC play September 23 against Auburn. Missouri: Running back Damarea Crockett was having a big night until he jogged off the field with an injury in the third quarter and did not return.

Sports Alvaro Morata Tweets Chelsea fans about his new anti-Spurs song
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata Tweets Chelsea fans about his new anti-Spurs song

Morata has made a strong start to his time in the Premier League, scoring three goals in his first four outings, having missed a penalty in the Community Shield against Arsenal at the beginning of August. Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, praised his team after the game saying the scoreline didn't reflect their performance. Here's a statement that I've longed to write for many years now: can't wait for the Chelsea tunnel cam (i.e.

Sports Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Barcelona to emphatic victory over Espanyol
Author: 0 Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Barcelona to emphatic victory over Espanyol

However, they refused to abandon their patient probing and Messi took his time to pick his spot past Pau from near the penalty spot, although the Argentine was half-a-yard offside. Espanyol almost gave themselves hope when Pablo Piatti smashed a snapshot against the post, but that was a rare attacking foray and the second half started with Suarez - who was enduring a frustrating night - denied a close-range goal by Lopez's smart save.

Author: 0 Major League Baseball politely rejects Montreal's offer to host games during hurricane Irma

In an odd way, though, the owners of the Rays, if not their players, should be delirious about the move to NY. There's a lot of concern. The three-game series is slated to start Monday and finish Wednesday. The Rays are in Boston this weekend and the Yankees are at Texas. The series in Queens will come two weeks after the Rays' Tropicana Field hosted the Astros and Rangers as Houston absorbed the impact of Hurricane Harvey .

Sports India host Australia and New Zealand from Sept 17 to Nov 7
Author: 0 India host Australia and New Zealand from Sept 17 to Nov 7

The T20 series that follows will start at Ranchi (October 7), Guwahati (October 10) and Hyderabad (October 13). The new set of ICC playing conditions, effective September 28, will not be applied for the limited-overs series between England and West Indies, and Australia and India.

Sports Giants officially list Odell Beckham as questionable for Sunday night
Author: 0 Giants officially list Odell Beckham as questionable for Sunday night

The less predictable the Giants can be personnel wise, the better Manning will play against a Cowboys' defense that will have a hard time matching up. In a classic divisional playoff game, the Cowboys staged a furious comeback only to see Aaron Rodgers guide the Packers to a last-second field goal and a 34-31 victory.

Sports Wasteful Real frustrated with home draw against Levante
Author: 0 Wasteful Real frustrated with home draw against Levante

Coach Zinedine Zidane will be without Marcelo for the next league match at Real Sociedad after the defender got a direct red card for kicking Jefferson Lerma in the head after they tumbled to the turf in the 89th. Real Madrid start the defence of their Champions League titles on Wednesday when they face Apoel Nicosia, could they make it a historic third? The hosts were dealt another blow midway through the first-half as Karim Benzema limped off and with no other natural ...