• Serena Williams out of US Open with shock loss to Karolina Pliskova
Serena Williams out of US Open with shock loss to Karolina Pliskova

Open final. "To be here in the final for the first time means a lot and to be number one in the world - it sounds incredible". The 34-year-old double faulted when facing match point in the second set tiebreak, which was met with a muted response from the American audience and wild celebrations from the Eastern European.

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  • Argentina, Croatia into Davis Cup final
Argentina, Croatia into Davis Cup final

Murray, who partnered his big brother Jamie to doubles success on Saturday, made light work of Pella to claim his 30th win from 33 Davis Cup singles matches in just over two hours. The brothers made the flawless start in front of packed Emirates Arena , with older brother Jamie, the recent US Open champion, taking the lead role.

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  • Ukraine's Paralympic team finishes Rio Games with 117 medals
Ukraine's Paralympic team finishes Rio Games with 117 medals

Her victory brings the number of golds for Paralympics GB in the games so far to 60, after Britain's Jessica Stretton capped off a dominant performance in the archery winning the individual compound W1 event. Ejike's win in the women's 61kg event smashed both of the previous Paralympics and world records. Presently, Algeria has eleven medals; one...

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  • Guardiola expects Aguero to sign new deal
Guardiola expects Aguero to sign new deal

The Argentina worldwide has hit the ground running under Pep Guardiola by scoring nine goals in his first five games, including two hat-tricks with just a month of the season played. Guardiola said. "These are players you want to stay because they have the passion to play at the club". "Today the stadium is not completely full, so the only thin...

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  • New York Jets Star Receiver Brandon Marshall Goes Down with Knee Injury
New York Jets Star Receiver Brandon Marshall Goes Down with Knee Injury

The Bills watched Fitzpatrick enough to know he wouldn't meekly slip into the locker room because he struggled against Ryan-coached defenses. Smith played 19 seasons in the National Football League, 15 of those with the Bills , and is the NFL's career sack leader with 200 and had 171 with Buffalo .

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  • Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

The NFL said medical officials determined reigning league MVP Cam Newton didn't need to leave Thursday night's game against the Denver Broncos despite taking a helmet-to-helmet hit on Carolina's final series. SIEMIAN CAN PLAY: The Broncos were the first defending champion to come into the following season with a starting quarterback who hadn't th...

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  • Ex-speaker Cunha latest to fall in Brazil corruption probes
Ex-speaker Cunha latest to fall in Brazil corruption probes

Michel Temer , who came to power in last month's legislative coup against elected Workers Party (PT) President Dilma Rousseff, described the decimation of public ownership as an "extraordinary opening", of Brazil's infrastructure. "The presence of Eduardo Cunha as one of the people's representatives is an outrage and makes a mockery" of citizens, t...

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  • Cobb wins for first time since 2014, Rays beat Jays 8-1
Cobb wins for first time since 2014, Rays beat Jays 8-1

RHP Jake Odorizzi pitched seven innings to a no-decision Monday in the Rays' 3-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Manager John Gibbons first said Tuesday that Donaldson had "jarred" his hip while running to first base in a home loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

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  • Chiefs lament miscues, Chargers lamenting overtime loss
Chiefs lament miscues, Chargers lamenting overtime loss

The expected contenders in the NFC looked flawed offensively and buckled defensively in the fourth quarter, giving up an 86-yard touchdown drive to Ryan Tannehill that gave the Dolphins a 10-6 lead with 4:08 remaining. Sam Shields of the Green Bay Packers left the game in the fourth quarter with a possible concussion. Even with the season ending ...

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  • Astros' Altuve out with oblique issue vs. Rangers
Astros' Altuve out with oblique issue vs. Rangers

Looking to avoid the same close game pressure that has dominated the season series, the Astros offense kicked into gear. Scheppers juiced a 3-1 fastball ball which Gonzalez would not miss, taking the ball for a two-run single. Houston has a talented team, especially at the plate, but being without a tone-setter like Altuve is something that would b...

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  • Djokovic vs. Wawrinka US Open final
Djokovic vs. Wawrinka US Open final

A sweat-soaked Djokovic sought help from a trainer for aches in both shoulders, and what had been no contest suddenly became one. So much so, that Djokovic went all Hulk Hogan and tore his shirt off. "I was caught off guard". The 4th set went on serve for the first 4 games but there was always the feeling that Djokovic was just a break away from ...

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  • Abby Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for years
Abby Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for years

She says the night she was arrested was "one of the best things that ever happened" because it woke her up and was the catalyst for change. "This whole struggle that I went through, she saw firsthand", Wambach said of Hoffman. She chronicles her marriage to fellow soccer player Sarah Huffman and the struggles they faced. Photos and videos of th...

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  • UConn Makes First Round of Big 12 Expansion Cuts
UConn Makes First Round of Big 12 Expansion Cuts

East Carolina had been in the running for a Big 12 spot, but due to the size and success of its athletic department compared to the other schools in the running, it was never really considered a favorite. By simply thrusting themselves into the Big 12 conversation, the Pirates succeeded in introducing themselves to a much larger segment of the co...

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  • Donald Trump: 2016 is last chance for Republicans to win presidential election
Donald Trump: 2016 is last chance for Republicans to win presidential election

Democratic presidentaial nominee Clinton pledged that the United States was "not putting ground troops into Iraq ever again, and we are not putting ground troops into Syria", while the Republican nominee disagreed, reported the Guardian .

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  • Final with Djokovic 6-7 6-4
Final with Djokovic 6-7 6-4

Djokovic, the 2011 and 2015 champion, had been seeking a third Slam of the year and 13th major of his career.But the 29-year-old Serb finished runner-up in NY for the fourth time after paying a heavy price for converting just three of 17 break points.

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  • Puig won't be traded to claiming team
Puig won't be traded to claiming team

Looks like the Dodgers have endured enough of Yasiel Puig . Since the demotion, he has been slashing.382/.440/.645 with Triple-A Oklahoma City. Puig will remain in the Dodgers organization for the rest of the season. "The moment I arrived in L.A., people were insane for me - 50, 60 thousand people [cheering] at the stadium", Puig said in the inter...

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  • Paralympics - Belarus delegate banned after carrying Russian flag at ceremony
Paralympics - Belarus delegate banned after carrying Russian flag at ceremony

The suspension of the Russian Paralympic team has been met with harsh criticism from athletes, sport lovers and others worldwide, with critics branding it an utterly hostile and political decision. "We stand with Russian Paralympians". Wrestlers were the first to enter the concert hall and take their seats in the first row, then came the soccer p...

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  • Jose Mourinho Admits Pep Guardiola Is A 'Very Good Manager'
Jose Mourinho Admits Pep Guardiola Is A 'Very Good Manager'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent Mino Raiola has launched an attack on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola in the build-up to this weekend's Manchester derby. Manchester City won the last Manchester derby in which both clubs had new managers - 4-1 in September 2013 ( Manuel Pellegrini and David Moyes).

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  • Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching US Open final
Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching US Open final

Kerber's opponent in the final, Pliskova is now on an 11-match winning streak after entering the tournament on the heels of winning Cincinnati. "It doesn't happen often that you're playing especially semifinal against Serena on center court here in NY".

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  • Luiz can 'become one of the best' - Conte
Luiz can 'become one of the best' - Conte

Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins calls David Luiz "a penalty just waiting to happen" and criticises the Brazilian's decision-making for a centre-back. "I think that David Luiz is 29, a fantastic age for him to become one of the best defenders in the world". "I think that every player, until the end of their career, can improve".

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