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Sports Is Maria Sharapova a threat at the US Open?
Author: 0 Is Maria Sharapova a threat at the US Open?

Since the Wimbledon shock loss, Williams, who is taking a break from the game as she gives birth to her first baby, has lost to Sharapova just once, including a 7-0 record in Grand Slam events. "Consistent with past practice, a wildcard was provided to a past United States champion who needed the wildcard for entry into the main draw". Sharapova has played in only four events since her doping suspension expired in April.

Sports Giancarlo Stanton homers for the sixth consecutive game
Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton homers for the sixth consecutive game

Want your voice heard? Chris Sale struck out 12 in his latest dominant performance, but Boston trailed 2-1 before the 20-year-old Devers connected on a 103 miles per hour fastball and became the second left-handed hitter to homer off Chapman (4-2) in his eight-year career.

Sports Jesse Lingard: 'Mood in Manchester United dressing room has changed'
Author: 0 Jesse Lingard: 'Mood in Manchester United dressing room has changed'

Obviously you don't really watch a lot of other teams, but you see what he can bring: he stabilises the play, he breaks up the play. Lingard is convinced Mourinho's success in his first season has installed a winning mentality at the club and that the drive is there to add the Premier League title to their collection this time around.

Sports Gylfi Sigurdsson deal is finally agreed for £45m
Author: 0 Gylfi Sigurdsson deal is finally agreed for £45m

The saga has dragged on for most of the summer, with Swansea initially valuing the 27-year-old at £50million. But Everton are finally set to secure their No1 summer target at a price slightly lower than Swansea had wanted. Sigurdsson was crucial in Swansea's survival last season, having scored nine goals and assisted another 13, as well as covering the most distance of any player in the Premier League .

Sports Kyrie Irving Is Likely Not Going to the Los Angeles Clippers
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Is Likely Not Going to the Los Angeles Clippers

Ainge will continue to monitor the situation, and if the asking price goes down he and the Celtics are in a great position to strike and snag Irving from the team they're chasing in the East. There were reports this week which pegged the Clippers as Irving's latest team of choice, however, a league source said recently that without the inclusion of a third team, there didn't seem to be a combination of assets the Clippers had that could compete with anything now being linked to Irving.

Sports Jay Cutler Is A 'Go' For Dolphins Thursday Preseason Game
Author: 0 Jay Cutler Is A 'Go' For Dolphins Thursday Preseason Game

Getting him back in the groove physically was also a concern. "I don't want him to sneak in two extra reps", Gase said. "They said that, usually, concussions [take] 7 to 10 days [to recover from], so [after] about a week I was starting to feel like myself again".

Sports Pep To Make R1bn Bid For Arsenal Star
Author: 0 Pep To Make R1bn Bid For Arsenal Star

THE Premier League returns this Friday - here's how Paul Merson reckons the final 2017/18 table will look. However, the Arsenal hierarchy are desperate to prevent Sanchez joining a direct rival and would prefer to see him move overseas.

Author: 0 North Korean leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan

NPR's Elise Hu reporting in Guam . She joins us now. ELISE HU, BYLINE: Hey, there. SMITH: And we've also got NPR's Anthony Kuhn on the line in Beijing . SMITH: And, Anthony, let's go to you now. China also urged Mr. Trump and Mr. Kim to avoid any further escalation. What has he been saying to China? Abe spoke to reporters Tuesday after a phone conversation with the American president.

Sports Jamie Carragher Explains Why He's A Big Fan Of Olivier Giroud
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher Explains Why He's A Big Fan Of Olivier Giroud

I know how important he is not only as a player - he's a fantastic player - but also in the group he has a big weight. Lacazette, who joined Arsenal in a club-record move from Lyon earlier this summer, needed just 94 seconds to open his account for the Gunners.

Sports Indian great Ashwin joins Worcestershire
Author: 0 Indian great Ashwin joins Worcestershire

Ashwin is likely to be available for Worcestershire as early as for their match against Gloucestershire, starting August 28. Ashwin, who is ranked third in the International Cricket Council's Test bowling rankings, will replace John Hastings as the Pears' overseas player for the final four games of the Specsavers Division Two campaign.

Sports Jack Wilshere 'resigned to leaving Arsenal'
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere 'resigned to leaving Arsenal'

He also produced a delicate chip into the area but young forward Chris Willock was not quite on his wavelength. At the time, it had been hoped that Wilshere would be fit enough to feature for Arsenal on their preseason tour. Wilshere does have options though as Bournemouth want him back, Crystal Palace and West Ham United are also keen, while there is also plenty of interest from overseas.

Sports Bettis Shines in Return to Rockies
Author: 0 Bettis Shines in Return to Rockies

He nearly gave up a run before even getting an out, but Ender Inciarte was thrown out at the plate while trying for an inside-the-park home run. Seven innings of scoreless baseball on the first night he took the mound at Coors Field as a cancer survivor.

Sports Usain Bolt's legendary career ends in agony
Author: 0 Usain Bolt's legendary career ends in agony

Jamaica was looking good in the race with good pass overs of the baton however in the final leg as Usain Bolt was about to chase down team GB and team United States of America before was struck down by an apparent leg injury most likely a hamstring injury after a few strides.

Sports Lukaku inspires four-goal Man Utd win over West Ham
Author: 0 Lukaku inspires four-goal Man Utd win over West Ham

Neville has gone on to say that the Mancunian club needs a wide player with proven mentality in order to make the most out of the ongoing season in order to compete for silverware including the Premier League title. "[It] depends on what was happening behind [closed] doors", he said . We have him and we are very happy. Jose Mourinho's Year 2 at clubs is nearly always a roaring success, and his second season in charge of Man United got started with a dazzling display against West ...

Sports Preseason Week 1: Winners and Losers From Chargers vs. Seahawks
Author: 0 Preseason Week 1: Winners and Losers From Chargers vs. Seahawks

It's been a long time since defensive tackle Brandon Mebane won a game in his hometown of Los Angeles . "If that is going out there on one leg, I have to do it", he said. "And so to see him have the opportunities, it's kind of what we talked about, some guys will get the opportunites and whether they seize them or not, he certainly did that today".

Sports I am not looking for any sympathy from anyone - Antonio Conte
Author: 0 I am not looking for any sympathy from anyone - Antonio Conte

The weekend was full of goals, actions and high profile errors and clubs all across the League will be looking to iron out their flaws and strengthen before the transfer window ends. They knew what they were doing and their manager is very driven. The Blues still have arguably the best first team in the league. But for sure he played very well in the last 30 minutes.

Sports Trinidad and Tobago beat US in shock 4x400 result, GB take bronze
Author: 0 Trinidad and Tobago beat US in shock 4x400 result, GB take bronze

They were met by Darryl Smith, Minister of Sport & Youth Affairs, Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon, Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee President Brian Lewis, Dinanath Ramnarine, Chairman of the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago, family, friends, and the media.

Sports Marvin Bagley commits to Duke, could add to 2018 NBA Draft crop
Author: 0 Marvin Bagley commits to Duke, could add to 2018 NBA Draft crop

Bagley, who played at Corona Del Sol his first year of high school, transferred and last played for Sierra Canyon High School in California. Stay tuned to Ball Durham for more updates and analysis on Duke Basketball recruiting and the impact of Marvin Bagley's decision heading into the upcoming college basketball season.

Sports Zverev Overpowers Hobbled Federer in ATP Montreal Final
Author: 0 Zverev Overpowers Hobbled Federer in ATP Montreal Final

Zverev closed the first set in just half an hour winning the match finally in just over an hour ensuring his second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of the season. "I'll travel to Cincinnati, then take a decision in the next couple of days and see how I feel after five days of playing, if I'm ready to play in Cincy next week or not", he told reporters .

Author: 0 Freakish run-out sums up Sri Lanka's woes against India

Ashwin also reached the landmark of playing Test matches for India in the first Test of the series. With Sri Lanka struggling at 82 for four at lunch, it became certain that the game will not stretch to the fourth day, ensuring an extra day's rest for the Indian team ahead of the five-match ODI series starting Sunday.