• US Open: Federer survives five set thriller

    US Open: Federer survives five set thriller

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    But ultimately Federer's skill and experience won out over the course of the two-hour, 37-minute encounter. The question was rather simple after Angelique Kerber became only the second defending U.S. I was maybe a bit anxious at the beginning with my back issue from a couple of weeks ago", Federer acknowledged, "but was eventually able to let go".
  • Brandon Phillips accepts trade to Angels

    Brandon Phillips accepts trade to Angels

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    For Atlanta's front office, the trade clears up playing time for young third-base options Johan Camargo (currently on the disabled list) and Rio Ruiz - a trial run before critical offseason decisions, which reportedly could include Phillips' name.
  • Roger Federer survives US Open return in 5 sets

    Roger Federer survives US Open return in 5 sets

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    Federer finally wrapped up the victory in the next game, but Martin Blackman, general manager of player development, said that showed how comfortable Tiafoe is on the big stage. "I find my way", he said. "I think I did that, so I'm really, really excited that I won tonight". The Swiss great has not lost a first-round match at a Grand Slam since 2003 Roland Garros, when he fell to Peru's Luis Horna.
  • Joey Votto gives bat, jersey to boy who has cancer

    Joey Votto gives bat, jersey to boy who has cancer

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    After rounding the bases, Votto gave a bat and jersey to a 6-year-old boy he knows through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. After Votto homered, he came around and high-fived Walter before giving him his bat. The Mets (58-75) are off Friday and will play a doubleheader Saturday in Houston - the city's first games since Hurricane Harvey hit last weekend. Jacob deGrom usually owns the sunlight hours, but maybe the partly cloudy conditions at Great American Ball Park could explain his lackluster ...
  • Texas storm Harvey breaks historic rainfall record

    Texas storm Harvey breaks historic rainfall record

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    Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in United States history battered Texas for the fifth day today claiming 30 lives and left thousands homeless even as Houston's mayor declared a nighttime curfew to prevent looting and opportunistic crimes.
  • Atlas y América por la clasificación en Copa MX

    Atlas y América por la clasificación en Copa MX

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    América se impuso dos goles por cero al Atlas en partido correspondiente a la Jornada 5 de la Copa MX , el cual se realizó en el Estadio Jalisco . El cuadro capitalino no podrá contar para este duelo con Oribe Peralta , el paraguayo Pablo Aguilar, el colombiano Mateus Uribe, Renato Ibarra, ellos por lesión, mientras que los también paraguayos Miguel Samudio , Bruno Valdez y Cecilio Domínguez , así como Edson Álvarez con el " Tri " mayor y Ricardo Marín con la sub 21.
  • Phillies claim reliever Juan Nicasio off waivers from Pirates

    Phillies claim reliever Juan Nicasio off waivers from Pirates

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    The Phillies are just 49-83 entering Thursday's game in Miami, but things have been looking brighter ever since Rhys Hoskins got the call earlier this month. "Given our recent record and regression in the standings, we intend to give the higher leverage innings to other pitchers that may or will impact our 2018 club", Huntington said.
  • Manchester United make deadline day move to sign Willian from Chelsea

    Manchester United make deadline day move to sign Willian from Chelsea

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    CSKA Moscow are the lowest ranked side with a coefficient ranking of 52, but they arguably pose the biggest challenge in terms of match preparation and conditions - being the farthest from Manchester, when compared to the other two. A one year extension is being offered on the same £130,000 per week he is on, as he looks to curry favour with Mourinho and make a first team place his own.
  • Five killed as heavy rain lashes out Karachi

    Five killed as heavy rain lashes out Karachi

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    After last night's raging shower of rain, most of Karachi's roads are flooded, and this has been causing severe problems for citizens who are stranded on main arteries due to traffic jam. The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh has also issued multiple warnings directing all land departments to take "precautionary measures" to avoid any untoward situation and make sure the response mechanism is adopted.
  • Diafra Sakho's West Ham future up in air after passing Rennes medical

    Diafra Sakho's West Ham future up in air after passing Rennes medical

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    The Hammers were insistent all along that Sakho would not be sold but off his own back, the striker flew to France to complete a move to Rennes. Sakho would then return to east London to tell Slaven Bilic and co. In some sort of omen for the day, it won at 9/2 on a photo finish. With no news since, that wasted time in going to see a horse race could well cost Sakho a move.
  • Giancarlo Stanton rips dinger number 51 in Marlins' loss

    Giancarlo Stanton rips dinger number 51 in Marlins' loss

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    He wears underwear in the black-and-white film. Stanton has been tearing the cover off the baseball this season and is on pace to reach 60 home runs. Panterra and Stanton are just friends, according to TMZ .com, which posted the video Thursday. Stanton was linked to several teams this summer despite his massive contract with the Marlins.
  • Cameron Payne sidelined considerable time following foot surgery

    Cameron Payne sidelined considerable time following foot surgery

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    He suffered an acute fracture in his right foot last September and had surgery in July 2016 to fix a Jones fracture in the same foot. Surgery is now recommended. At the time of the trade, Bulls vice president of basketball operations John Paxson said : "We think Cam Payne is a guy who can take some of the ball-handling role off Jimmy".
  • Palace to beat Brighton to £10m Everton star

    Palace to beat Brighton to £10m Everton star

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    Niasse had to spend the first half of last season plying his trade for Everton's Under-23 side and scored seven goals in five games for David Unsworth's side as they achieved Premier League 2 glory. Palace have been on the lookout for a striker since Frank de Boer joined the club, with the boss admitting that he needed a back-up forward for Christian Benteke and it looks like Niasse is the man.
  • Lemar named in France team amid Arsenal and Liverpool speculation

    Lemar named in France team amid Arsenal and Liverpool speculation

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    Should Coutinho complete his move to Spain, the £138m fee will be the largest Liverpool have ever received for an outgoing player and would eclipse the £75m Barcelona paid for Luis Suarez in 2014. Arsenal re-entered the chase for Lemar earlier today and have slapped in a €100m offer, with suggestions that Monaco have accepted the bid from the Gunners.
  • Elephant calf dies at Pittsburgh Zoo

    Elephant calf dies at Pittsburgh Zoo

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    Baker says the baby elephant stopped eating. She tells us the calf was 166 pounds when Zoo staff chose to euthanize her. "We knew when we put the feeding tube in that this was our last chance, that we had consulted with all of the experts: veterinarian, medical, elephant calf experts, all across the country, all across the world", she said in a press conference.
  • Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance

    Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance

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    The 19-time Grand Slam champion, who has already won the Australian Open and Wimbledon this year, was making only his second tournament appearance since beating Marin Cilic in south-west London in mid-July, and with fitness doubts lingering following his withdrawal in Cincinnati.
  • Sunderland close to securing loan deal for Marc Wilson

    Sunderland close to securing loan deal for Marc Wilson

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    Wilson is an worldwide team-mate of John O'Shea, Aiden McGeady and Darron Gibson, having debuted for the Republic of Ireland in 2011. He made just four appearances for Tony Pulis' side and will hope to secure regular football as he drops down to the Championship with a season-long loan deal.
  • Brazil vs Ecuador World Cup Qualifying Live Streaming & Goal Updates

    Brazil vs Ecuador World Cup Qualifying Live Streaming & Goal Updates

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    The rules aren't too evident - indeed, Neymar & Co. appear to be making them up on the fly, which explains Marcelo's disbelief after a header - but it seems to be an otherwise standard affair aided by the use of a table. After shooting out to a hot start in qualifiers, Ecuador finds itself in danger of missing the World Cup and sitting in sixth place. Coutinho is yet to make an appearance for Liverpool this season (left out of the team with a back injury), following repeated bids from ...
  • Uganda Leapfrog's Egypt in Group E

    Uganda Leapfrog's Egypt in Group E

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    The win puts Uganda on top of Group E with 7 points while Egypt slips to 2nd spot with 6 points. Ghana host Congo Friday in Kumasi and maximum points for the "Black Stars" will bring them back into contention for a fourth consecutive World Cup appearance.