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England v Switzerland - Preview and possible lineups

England v Switzerland - Preview and possible lineups The problem for Southgate is he ultimately overachieved at the World Cup with the group of players he had. "They have a system in Spain that has produced some of the best midfield players in the world ever". I think in the end it's not something that's right to discuss publicly. "A lot of guys who were with us over the summer did not get as much football as they would have liked". [Full Article...]

Osaka "categorizing" emotions after eventful US Open win

Osaka Afterward, she spoke about why she called Ramos a thief for taking her point and game and how she had cited Olympia in telling him on the court, "I don't cheat to win". Osaka's sister Mari is also a tennis player and they were coached by their father after he made a decision to try to copy Richard Williams' remarkable success with his daughters. [Full Article...]

Djokovic tops del Potro to win U.S. Open, 14th Slam title

Djokovic tops del Potro to win U.S. Open, 14th Slam title He closed his win with a yelp, barely audible over del Potro's ebullient fans. And it all started with Djokovic getting erked by crowd reaction and constant singing for Del Potro. Djokovic and del Potro embrace. Novak Djokovic celebrates his US Open 2018 victory at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. In their first meeting in a Grand Slam final it was Del Potro, back at this stage for the first ... [Full Article...]

Foles shows off catching skills, Eagles beat Falcons 18-12

Foles shows off catching skills, Eagles beat Falcons 18-12 Tom Brady did indeed drop it. "Those are things that you like to see from your top players". "Just were looking for a big play, somebody to make a play". While the Philly Special is the first thing to come to mind from Thursday's play, one astute National Football League writer pointed out that it closely resembled a New England Patriots play from the same Super Bowl. [Full Article...]

Kane aiming for England glory, not Messi and Ronaldo

Kane aiming for England glory, not Messi and Ronaldo The game is England and Spain's first in the inaugural Nations League tournament. In Southgate's two years in charge, the Three Lions have also failed to beat Germany , Brazil, Italy and Spain in friendly matches. Despite the gaudy boots being resolutely un-Kane-like, the man himself showed off his new shoesies on social media, adding that he was "buzzing" to try them out. [Full Article...]

Del Potro’s classy tribute to ‘fighter’ Rafael Nadal

Del Potro’s classy tribute to ‘fighter’ Rafael Nadal It was Nadal who succeeded Del Potro as the US Open champion in 2010. The US Open men's semi-finals take place tonight in NY, and returning to preview the two matches, is our tennis columnist, Dan Weston. Nadal came through an enthralling five-set quarter final with Dominic Thiem in which he lost the first set 0-6 before rallying to clinch the match on a tie-break in the deciding set. [Full Article...]

Seahawks' Earl Thomas Ends Holdout: "The Disrespect Has Been Well Noted"

Seahawks' Earl Thomas Ends Holdout: According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport , the Seahawks have agreed to wipe away nearly all of his fines for missing training camp. As ESPN's Adam Schefter revealed earlier in the day Wednesday, the Cowboys offered a second-round pick for Thomas and then opted to back out when it was declined. [Full Article...]

Juan Martin del Potro, heat stop John Isner at U.S. Open

Juan Martin del Potro, heat stop John Isner at U.S. Open But the 25-year-old American, who lost her quarter-final against Latvian 19th seed Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets, is not about to lose any sleep over her failed bid at a repeat or let it affect her fighting spirit going forward. 1 world ranking. "Right now you're so in the tournament and you don't feel it". The 28-year-old Sevastova, who avenged last year's quarterfinal loss to Stephen... [Full Article...]

Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open

Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open It was odd to note that Sevastova, at 18 in the world, is ranked eight places above Williams, but the American - like her friend Tiger Woods - is climbing back to her best. The next obstacle standing between Williams and a ninth trip to the final is rejuvenated Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in Thursday's first semi-final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, before Osaka faces 2017 runner-up Madison Keys ... [Full Article...]

Steelers not planning to blink in Bell holdout

Steelers not planning to blink in Bell holdout Foster also added : "He's making seven times what I make, twice as much as Al (Villanueva) is making, and we're the guys who do it for him". Bell has not stepped foot in the Steelers' facilities in nearly eight months. Bell and his camp appear committed to sitting out some portion of the 2018 season with a focus toward free agency in 2019. Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari, suggested in an appeara... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho coping well with the pressure, says Nemanja Matic

Jose Mourinho coping well with the pressure, says Nemanja Matic Manchester United must have won the game 3-0 had their World Cup victor with France, Paul Pogba converted it from a penalty United earned. "So fast, so creative, even I can say so lovely, but we lost three chances in the first 10 minutes and I think that was the mirror of the game", Mourinho continued. [Full Article...]

Watch US Open Live ESPN Stream for Free

Watch US Open Live ESPN Stream for Free It will come as cold comfort to Kevin Anderson that his vanquisher Dominic Thiem played one his "best matches ever", to knock him out of this year's US Open , denying him another crack at Rafael Nadal in NY. "I also played really safe from the baseline, which is also a big part of the performance today". Thiem also remains the only member of the top 10 that Nadal has never tackled on a hard... [Full Article...]

Keys cruises past Cibulkova into US Open quarterfinals

Keys cruises past Cibulkova into US Open quarterfinals He's been a hero of mine, and today he was definitely not at his best, ' Millman said, 'but, you know, I'll take it'. Roger Federer says he has enormous respect for John Millman ahead of their US Open fourth-round clash at Flushing Meadows after the pair trained together in the lead-up to the grass-court season. [Full Article...]

Tennis umpire tells bad boy Kyrgios to try harder

Tennis umpire tells bad boy Kyrgios to try harder Soon after Lahyani's intervention, Kyrgios began to play with more intensity. "I think if you took that shot away, he wouldn't be as good because he neutralises big serves as well". After what some have called a "pep talk", Kyrgios went on to win the second and third sets . Kyrgios replied: "Don't be salty that you are out of the US Open ", he tweeted, though the Australian subsequently delet... [Full Article...]

Federer out-guns Kyrgios, Kerber, Zverev toppled at US Open

Federer out-guns Kyrgios, Kerber, Zverev toppled at US Open Federer himself marked the shot as one of the most memorable. Chasing down a cheeky drop shot, the five-times Flushing Meadows champion scooped the ball inches off the ground and curled it around the net post for a ridiculous victor that earned him a standing ovation from the hollering crowd. [Full Article...]

Alisson mistake: Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp 'really happy' with goalkeeper blunder

Alisson mistake: Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp 'really happy' with goalkeeper blunder First-half goals from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino had put the Premier League leaders on course and they ultimately secured a hard-fought 2-1 win at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. It was clear from last week that I thought it would happen. The Senegalese fired home the opener at Leicester , meaning he has now scored 15 goals in his last 21 matches, dating back to his hat-trick in P... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr Scores Four Goals On His Juventus Debut

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr Scores Four Goals On His Juventus Debut Andrea Barzagli's son Mattia and Claudio Marchisio's son David are now teammates of Ronaldo Jr. but they could only watch on in awe as the eight-year-old ran riot in front of goal. "The teams that are really good offensively are the teams that are very solid from the back. The worldwide break will help him to become sharper". "Will never forget that moment, specially the reaction of the fans in ... [Full Article...]

Rangers fans criticise the performance of Ovie Ejaria in Celtic loss

Rangers fans criticise the performance of Ovie Ejaria in Celtic loss We believe if we turn up we can beat anyone - especially at Celtic Park. "We asked the players to have a bit more courage in possession, play a bit better, and I thought in the second 45 we made it a contest and were much better", said Gerrard. [Full Article...]

Nick Saban Apologizes To ESPN Reporter Maria Taylor After Game

Nick Saban Apologizes To ESPN Reporter Maria Taylor After Game Expect Saban to answer this question, however, soon when he decides Tagovailoa is going to be Alabama's starting quarterback. "Well, I still like both guys". Louisville is replacing a Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson, while Alabama has two elite quarterbacks who have been competing for the starting job since Tua Tagovailoa replaced Jalen Hurts in the national championship game against Ge... [Full Article...]

'Ridiculous': Ronaldo's agent fumes over Player of the Year snub

'Ridiculous': Ronaldo's agent fumes over Player of the Year snub Despite winning the best forward title for his 15 goals in 10 games en route to their third consecutive Champions League final - the Portugal captain was said to be livid about the Modric situation. PSV are regulars in terms of making the group stages , with little success beyond that, but Valverde said "they've played brilliant football in recent years". [Full Article...]


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