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Sports WTA back Serena Williams' sexism claims following US Open final drama
Author: 0 WTA back Serena Williams' sexism claims following US Open final drama

Ramos handed the first code violation after claiming Williams had received coaching during the second set from coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Serena Williams' US Open final furore at officials and her subsequent press conference spray at the treatment of female tennis professionals has been criticised as a "disservice to women's rights".

Sports Rodgers returns after scary injury, leads Packers to victory
Author: 0 Rodgers returns after scary injury, leads Packers to victory

But the look on Rodgers' face as he exited was not a positive one. Even superstars have nights like these. "When I got the ovation, at that point, I said, 'We might as well win this thing, '" Rodgers recounted. After two incompletions, Rodgers threw a short pass to Cobb, who did the rest. Miami led 7-3 when the game was suspended for almost two hours late in the first half.

Sports Tiger Woods praises Nike for 'beautiful' and 'special' Kaepernick ad
Author: 0 Tiger Woods praises Nike for 'beautiful' and 'special' Kaepernick ad

Woods's comments come days after Nike unveiled its newest ad campaign featuring Kaepernick with the slogan " Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything " as part of its "Just Do it" campaign . Nike , whose shares have dipped during the brouhaha, is making a calculated gamble, marketing experts say. Davis said he believes Americans are growing exhausted of divisiveness and that Nike is "stirring controversy".

Sports 'I'm very sorry': Nadal's classy words for shattered Thiem
Author: 0 'I'm very sorry': Nadal's classy words for shattered Thiem

However, the 32-year-old was fortunate to triumph on another hot and humid night at Flushing Meadows, 24 hours after Roger Federer had been dumped out of the tournament by John Millman . But once again Nadal stepped up the level, saved two break points in the game and then went on to claw back to 4-4. But he took the tiebreaker before Nadal just proved the steadier of the two in the final set decider.

Sports Manchester United and Manchester City set for £60m Ruben Neves battle
Author: 0 Manchester United and Manchester City set for £60m Ruben Neves battle

Whether or not Jose Mourinho's third season meltdown is on its way, or how much of it is actually his fault if it is, there's no doubt that the Manchester United manager is coming under increasing pressure. Considering the situation at Manchester United , and that Mirror is a rather reliable source, the rumours can not be ruled out entirely as the French manager would be the flawless man to turn the fortunes at Old Trafford.

Sports Birdies elude Woods as he slips to five shots behind leader Schauffele
Author: 0 Birdies elude Woods as he slips to five shots behind leader Schauffele

But consecutive bogeys at his 16th and 17th holes put paid to that notion, before he birdied the par-five ninth after hoisting a five-wood second shot to the heart of the green. "Got off to a better start than I have most of the season". They had a one-shot lead over Xander Schauffele. That round was easily six or seven under par, and I turned into even par, which is not what I needed to do today.

Sports Naomi Osaka overcomes her idol to win U.S. Open
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka overcomes her idol to win U.S. Open

Osaka apologized to the crowd. Here's what Mouratoglou said after the match about the double standard he and Williams believe she is held to. "I don't cheat to win, I'd rather lose", Williams was heard telling Ramos . "You own me an apology". "You stole a point from me, you're a thief too". "The star of the show has been once again the chair umpire", he tweeted.

Sports New England Patriots: Fantasy projection for Tom Brady in Week 1
Author: 0 New England Patriots: Fantasy projection for Tom Brady in Week 1

Watt, Whitney Mercilus and Jadeveon Clowney . "Once you stop, you're done and I think that I'm not ready to say I'm done, because I don't feel like I am". He's a really good player and he's been productive in the league. He has a lot of company up there, too. They hope that group is a big difference in getting this season off to a good start.

Sports US Open 2018: Serena Williams final 'a dream' - Naomi Osaka
Author: 0 US Open 2018: Serena Williams final 'a dream' - Naomi Osaka

Instead, the Japanese No. 1 will need to pick her spots wisely. While the big names that fill the stands - Venus and Serena Williams , Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki - have slowly aged, the people who run and market women's tennis have patiently waited for the arrival of a fresh young face with a compelling story, big serve and punishing groundstrokes.

Sports Gomez, Shaw start for England as De Gea keeps his place
Author: 0 Gomez, Shaw start for England as De Gea keeps his place

He said, "I'm not really concerned about that". "I never wanted to hurt a colleague on the pitch, of course, so my conscience is really clear about what I did that night". Their last outing was their shock elimination from the World Cup to Russian Federation on penalties following a 1-1 draw in the last 16. Spain made numerous defensive flaws which made it easier for the opponents to score.

Sports Nike Digs In, Will Run Kaepernick Ads On NFL Season Opener 09/06/2018
Author: 0 Nike Digs In, Will Run Kaepernick Ads On NFL Season Opener 09/06/2018

A new TV commercial , with the same undertone and featuring Kaepernick and other superstar athletes like NBA's LeBron James and tennis player Serena Williams, will air Thursday during the National Football League season opener. Last September, the school announced that it would not play any opponent whose player (s) kneel during the national anthem. In a two-minute video narrated by Kaepernick, we see kids from all over the world trying various activities interspersed with epic moments ...

Sports Tiger Woods off to fast start, chasing first win since 2013
Author: 0 Tiger Woods off to fast start, chasing first win since 2013

It was the lowest score for Woods since he shot 61 in the second round of the 2013 Bridgestone Invitational, which he won by seven shots for his 79th title on the PGA Tour and 90th worldwide. The BMW Championship is the third event of the $US67 million FedEx Cup playoffs. "Sometimes if a major season doesn't go your way and you haven't done what you wanted to do, it's just a bit of a reset, let's go again, reassess your goals", McIlroy said.

Sports College of the Ozarks: No More Nike Uniforms
Author: 0 College of the Ozarks: No More Nike Uniforms

Not only did shares in Nike fall this week after it announced its new campaign with Kaepernick, favorability of the company also dropped by double digits and there was no boost among key demographics. "What was Nike thinking?" "I don't like what Nike did". "You are going back ... that shows you just have no respect for the anthem or the flag", he said.

Sports Neymar makes surprising Premier League top four prediction
Author: 0 Neymar makes surprising Premier League top four prediction

The Liverpool captain has penned a new five-year deal with the club and extends his stay at the Merseysiders until 2023. After being rested following England's run to the World Cup semi-finals, Henderson made his first start of the season in Saturday's 2-1 win at Leicester which ensured Liverpool's best opening to a campaign since 1990-91.

Sports Sharapova Knocked Out of US Open by Navarro
Author: 0 Sharapova Knocked Out of US Open by Navarro

Up next for Suarez Navarro is the USA tennis player Madison Keys . "This is the way that I can play really good tennis", Suarez Navarro said. The tears were also a legacy of the most painful result of her career in NY two years ago when she lost to Keys from 5-1 up in the final set.

Sports Seahawks safety Earl Thomas ends holdout ahead of Week 1
Author: 0 Seahawks safety Earl Thomas ends holdout ahead of Week 1

Rapoport added that the Cowboys "tried like crazy" to acquire Thomas but were out. He posted the following on his Instagram page on Wednesday morning. "They believe the closer Seattle gets to the trading deadline with a disgruntled star who won't be back next season, the more conciliatory the Seahawks will become in their demands".

Sports Nishikori takes revenge on Cilic
Author: 0 Nishikori takes revenge on Cilic

The momentum swung throughout the match with 2014 champion Cilic looking in control when leading 4-2 in the second set before losing six games in a row. The No. 20 seed moved from Japan to NY at age 3, and her deepest major run is coming at the same tournament she first visited as a child. "My entire body was shaking, but I was really glad I was able to play well today".

Sports Tennis world erupts over stunning Serena Williams comeback
Author: 0 Tennis world erupts over stunning Serena Williams comeback

With a win she would break out of a tie with Chris Evert for most US Open titles, and equal Margaret Court's all-time record for Grand Slams. The 36-year-old American did not compete in NY a year ago, because she gave birth to her daughter during the tournament.

Sports Messi snub has cost Fifa awards their credibility, says Filipe Luis
Author: 0 Messi snub has cost Fifa awards their credibility, says Filipe Luis

Despite inspiring Barcelona to a domestic double of LaLiga and the Copa del Rey in 2017-18, Messi was overlooked for the final three-man list in favour of Cristiano Ronaldo , Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah . "It's time [Barcelona won the Champions League]", Messi said. On the other hand, Ronaldo , who helped Real Madrid win their fourth Champions League title in five years before moving to Juventus, is among the favourite to win the annual award for the sixth time .

Sports The Bale, Messi, Ronaldo and Salah strikes among Puskas Award nominees
Author: 0 The Bale, Messi, Ronaldo and Salah strikes among Puskas Award nominees

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has claimed that Juventus must be regarded as "a clear favourite" for Champions League glory this season following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo . Salah had a dream season as well with Liverpool as he led Jurgen Klopp's side to the Champions League final and set the Premier League goal-scoring record with 32 goals.

Sports DeChambeau goes back-to-back at Dell
Author: 0 DeChambeau goes back-to-back at Dell

You can see who Thomas Bjorn selects with his four captain's picks on Wednesday at 2pm (BST) - we'll be covering the announcement live on The Sportsman. And lo and behold, I'm a part of this team. DeChambeau followed a first-place finish in the Northern Trust with another win Monday at the Dell Technologies Championship, and he now has a huge lead atop the season-long FedEx Cup standings.

Sports Nick Foles named Eagles' Week 1 starter vs. Falcons
Author: 0 Nick Foles named Eagles' Week 1 starter vs. Falcons

That has yet to happen, so instead, they'll have to settle for reigning Super Bowl MVP, Nick Foles . He is practicing, but hasn't been medically cleared for contact. "Matt Ryan will be our starting quarterback". The six-year veteran started the final three of games of the regular season in 2017 and then led the Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory in franchise history.

Sports Man City, Man United, Tottenham and Liverpool learn Champions League fate
Author: 0 Man City, Man United, Tottenham and Liverpool learn Champions League fate

Spurs star striker Harry Kane has welcomed the opportunity to take on more of Europe's biggest clubs, meanwhile. Liverpool fell at the final hurdle in the Champions League last season. "We had a very hard group again and we came out on top, so we're looking forward to it". Manchester City appears to be the favorite to win the group but the second spot could be very close.

Sports Xiaomi Poco F1 first impressions: Sets a new price benchmark
Author: 0 Xiaomi Poco F1 first impressions: Sets a new price benchmark

Powering the Poco F1 is the flagship-grade Snapdragon 845 processor , with different RAM and storage options based on the variant you pick. The POCO F1 will make its debut in Hong Kong, France, and Indonesia on August 27 . The device packs a top-notch Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor as seen on other flagship smartphones. The Poco F1 has a notch display on the front with a visible chin at the bottom which keeps it out of the "bezel-less" category smartphone.

Sports New York Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen in trade with Giants
Author: 0 New York Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen in trade with Giants

With the Giants this season, it's seemed at times like McCutchen is the only guy who hasn't missed significant time in the lineup, plugging away for a.255/.357/.415 line with 15 home runs and 13 stolen bases. McCutchen bolsters the Yankees' outfield depth ahead of a playoff push with Aaron Judge still recovering from a fractured wrist. He is in the final season of a six-year, $51.5 million contract he signed in March 2012.

Sports Chelsea, Arsenal face tricky opponents in their respective Europa League groups
Author: 0 Chelsea, Arsenal face tricky opponents in their respective Europa League groups

Arsenal , on the other hand, have probably the worst recent away form of any team in the country! Arsenal sits in ninth in the Premier League table with only three points after losses to Chelsea and Manchester City. "I've been pleased with that, but if you go higher, you've got to take your chances". To help with that quest, Emery is expected to have playmaker Mesut Ozil to call upon for the match.

Sports Tottenham star Son Heung-min spared military service after Asian Games win
Author: 0 Tottenham star Son Heung-min spared military service after Asian Games win

The winger could well make his return for Spurs after the global break when they host Liverpool in two week's time or in their Champions League opener against Inter Milan. You can't not be delighted for the former Hamburg man - but we reckon no-one will be more pleased than Spurs given there was a chance he would miss a lot of football had he not triumphed today.

Sports Manchester United to offer Martial new deal with Mourinho's backing
Author: 0 Manchester United to offer Martial new deal with Mourinho's backing

Mourinho's latest appearance in front of the media on Friday saw him describe himself as "one of the greatest managers in the world", as well as citing philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. It's unquestionable for me - there's no doubt he's a top manager'. "It was cup final they had a big dream to go to, a title they had a big dream to win because they don't win many, in that night at Wembley the United fans were singing the Special One and of course they were not singing that".

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