• Spain vs. Croatia - Football Match Report
Spain vs. Croatia - Football Match Report

Two matches, two convincing wins against top opponents in the UEFA Nations League . Zlatko Dalic's men were happy to sit back at times , though, and the first goal came from an accurate switch of play by Sergio Ramos to Dani Carvajal who crossed for Saul Niguez to head home.

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  • US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final

Rafael Nadal began his U.S. Open quarterfinal as poorly as possible, shut out in a set by a 6-0 score for only the fourth time in 282 career Grand Slam matches. The two big men battered each other to near exhaustion in the heat and humidity but it was the third seed who proved the stronger to prevail 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 in three-and-a-half...

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  • Djokovic defeats gallant Millman to advance
Djokovic defeats gallant Millman to advance

A gutsy display from the 55th ranked player certainly earned him the adoration of the crowd on Arthur Ashe, but the 30-year old was found wanting at crucial points during the game as the more-experienced Djokovic turned things up a notch whenever needed.

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  • Pochettino rips defenders as Tottenham succumbs to Watford
Pochettino rips defenders as Tottenham succumbs to Watford

The surprising hosts have gotten off to a hot start on the season, conceding just two goals in three matches, just as the Spurs have done. "We need to show more respect to this competition", Pochettino said. "It is disappointing because in the second half we scored, but then be more aggressive, be more strong in the situation [where Watford s...

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  • Cardiff City vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report
Cardiff City vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

But Cardiff responded again, this time eight minutes later, when Sean Morrison nodded Joe Ralls' free kick back across goal to Danny Ward , who headed home off the left post. Additionally, the manager must also think hard about how much time Cech will be given to improve his passing ability, as the goalkeeper's struggles to play out from...

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  • Federer in daytime action on U.S. Open day four
Federer in daytime action on U.S. Open day four

The 23-year-old was not getting too far ahead of himself, however, as first he must find a way past Pierre-Hugues Herbert on Thursday. "Almost time to retire - but not yet". An evident favourite, Federer had earlier defeated Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in their opening-round clash to storm into the next round.He will next take on ...

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  • United, Liverpool and Spurs in tough Champions league draw
United, Liverpool and Spurs in tough Champions league draw

The Portuguese skipper joined Italian giants Juventus from Champions League defending champions Real Madrid in the summer transfer window for reported fees of £100 million. "It's a very tough group but the most important thing for us is that we have managed to get into the group stage and compete at this level", Red Star president Svetozar Mija...

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  • Giants Working On Trading Andrew McCutchen To Yankees
Giants Working On Trading Andrew McCutchen To Yankees

The New York Post's Joel Sherman first reported the deal was close to completion and that infield prospect Abiatal Avelino would be part of the return for San Francisco. He finished third in the vote in 2012 and '14 and fifth in '15. McCutchen bolsters the Yankees' outfield depth ahead of a playoff push with Aaron Judge still recove...

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  • Serena sets up sister act 30 at US Open
Serena sets up sister act 30 at US Open

After an even start to the second set Serena found an extra gear to win three games on the spin, including two further breaks of serve, to thrill the NY crowd and book an expected night session match-up with Venus, seeded 16th, on Friday. "If I would say my true feelings, it would be bleeped out, because it was ridiculous. Whatever, it will work". ...

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  • Tennis star slapped with code violation after changing shirt on court
Tennis star slapped with code violation after changing shirt on court

In the 10 seconds or so this took, her black sports bra was briefly revealed from behind - hardly racy, right? The umpire, Christian Rask , immediately hit her with a code violation. "We have clarified the policy to ensure this will not happen moving forward". Alize Cornet took a few seconds to turn around her shirt which she realised it was...

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  • Simona Halep knocked out in first round of U.S. Open
Simona Halep knocked out in first round of U.S. Open

Simona Halep suffered a shocking 6-2 6-4 defeat to Kaia Kanepi in the 2018 Us Open curtain-raiser. The current match wins leader on tour (46-8), Halep also led the way for hardcourt wins (28-4) but Kanepi, a quarterfinalist a year ago as a qualifier, claimed her first win over a Top 20 opponent since 2015 Madrid.

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  • Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo was struggling for motivation at Red Bull
Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo was struggling for motivation at Red Bull

That they can influence a guy like (Riciardo's replacement at Red Bull in 2019) Pierre Gasly I can understand, and not a driver like Daniel Ricciardo , and that I respect". "We haven't gotten that far yet", Marko said when asked if he plans to start a new two-car squad or place his drivers in any of the existing teams.

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  • Arsenal must control games to snap winless run, says Emery
Arsenal must control games to snap winless run, says Emery

Just about every Arsenal fan is desperate to see Aubameyang and Lacazette playing alongside each other on a regular basis, especially at home against "weaker" sides like West Ham . Where Wenger demanded Arsenal played an all-out attacking system that often left them vulnerable at the back, Emery favours a high-tempo pressing game.

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  • Philipsburg’s Matt Adams is heading back to the Cardinals
Philipsburg’s Matt Adams is heading back to the Cardinals

In return, the Cardinals will pay what's remaining of Adams' $4 million salary for 2018, according to reports. In the NLCS with the Mets, Murphy hit.529 with four homers and six RBI as NY swept the Cubs out of the playoffs and the infielder was named the series MVP.

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  • Liverpool's deadly attack seal victory over Crystal Palace
Liverpool's deadly attack seal victory over Crystal Palace

The Egypt global won a spot-kick following a challenge from Mamadou Sakho late in the first half, which James Milner duly scored to give the visitors a 1-0 lead heading into the break. Michael Oliver's decision to award the penalty seemed generous, but Hodgson was strong in his condemnation. But the £75million defender ensured Liverpool ke...

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  • England face record target against India
England face record target against India

Jennings and Alastair Cook survived a tricky nine-over spell at the end of the day and as Cook negotiated the last ball, another roar went up. Earlier, Kohli succeeded where he had narrowly failed in the first innings by scoring a century to underline his side's dominant position on the third day.

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  • English Premier League Report: Manchester City v Huddersfield Town 19 August 2018
English Premier League Report: Manchester City v Huddersfield Town 19 August 2018

Sergio Aguero scored a superb hat-trick as Manchester City continued their strong start to their Premier League title defence by thrashing Huddersfield at Etihad Stadium . That allowed Guardiola to take off Aguero, replacing him with Leroy Sane who helped wrap up the scoring after 84 minutes with a run and shot which took a fortunate rebo...

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  • Michael Wilbon Rips Jalen Ramsey For Quarterback Trash Talk
Michael Wilbon Rips Jalen Ramsey For Quarterback Trash Talk

He also said that former Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is a better quarterback than he gets credit for around the league, and he compares him to the type of player that is Tennessee Titans quarterback, Marcus Mariota . After all the roast sessions the two have had, my guess is that Ramsey would jokingly answer this with a "yes", however, we a...

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  • Facebook acquires 2018-21 UEFA Champions League media rights in Latin America
Facebook acquires 2018-21 UEFA Champions League media rights in Latin America

Presented by Tommy Martin, with analysis from Graeme Souness and Keith Andrews. Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on Wednesday (Aug 15), as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions.

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  • Celtic crash out of Champions League at hands of AEK Athens
Celtic crash out of Champions League at hands of AEK Athens

Celtic crashed out of the Champions League at the third round of qualifying after a disappointing 3-2 aggregate loss against Greek side AEK and as far as Chris Sutton is concerned, the blame lies with the hierarchy. Sutton said Ladbrokes Premiership champions Celtic had splashed out on expensive "disco lights" but failed to make the right kind...

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