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Sports Sharapova battles past Kenin to reach fourth round in NY
Author: 0 Sharapova battles past Kenin to reach fourth round in NY

It's the first time since 2010 that she reached the fourth round in every major. But Sharapova held her nerve and her serve, and after breaking Babos in the very next game, levelled the match. The Russian will now face Anastasija Sevastova for a spot in the quarter-finals. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will try to keep it that way Saturday.

Sports Pony Exchange: The Impact of the Phillip Dorsett Trade
Author: 0 Pony Exchange: The Impact of the Phillip Dorsett Trade

WIth the uncertainty of Jimmy Garoppolo's future and if Tom Brady will actually play another 5 years or not, Brissett was clearly not the future and the Patriots, although stacked at WR, could always use another weapon to help put this team even further ahead of the pack.

Sports Jacoby Brissett Reportedly Traded to Colts from Patriots for Phillip Dorsett
Author: 0 Jacoby Brissett Reportedly Traded to Colts from Patriots for Phillip Dorsett

By adding Dorsett, a first-round draft pick in 2015, the Patriots get another capable pass catcher with Julian Edelman out for the season with a knee injury. "I would say, again, the odds are most likely he probably won't open up against the Rams", owner Jim Irsay said Thursday after the Colts' win over the Bengals in their preseason finale.

Sports 3 things we learned from the Trojans' win over Western Michigan
Author: 0 3 things we learned from the Trojans' win over Western Michigan

Olson then entered the game for his first play as a Trojan and snapped the ball on a successful extra point. USC went on to win the game, 49-31, with Olson's extra point being the exclamation mark on the victory. On his next opportunity, however, Darnold capped an 83-yard drive with a 11-yard touchdown rush off a bootleg. Saturday marked USC RB Ronald Jones II's eighth consecutive game with at least one rushing touchdown, and the second with three or more in his career.

Sports William McGirt in 'win-win' situation at Dell Technologies Championship
Author: 0 William McGirt in 'win-win' situation at Dell Technologies Championship

Adam Scott (+4011 Bookmaker) Scotty has been off for two weeks to celebrate the birth of his second child and I feel, as we have seen before on Tour, this often inspires a player to great heights. Rory McIlroy is the defending champion and twice a victor on the TPC Boston in the last five years. Though McIlroy may miss the cut, he is still projected to be among the 70 players that will go on to the BMW Championship in IL the week after next.

Sports Where to watch tonight's Cowboys telethon to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims
Author: 0 Where to watch tonight's Cowboys telethon to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims

The destruction of hurricane Harvey is reaching the NFL. The NFL and the Texans will continue to closely monitor the situation in Houston and adjust the team's plans as necessary. Rapoport says fans who purchased tickets can either get a refund or allow the money to be donated toward storm-relief efforts. The team has been practicing this week at the Cowboys' facility in Frisco, Texas.

Author: 0 Brock Osweiler Reportedly to Sign with Broncos After Release from Browns

Osweiler was cut by the Browns on Friday. Now, with the Broncos in need of a quarterback with Paxton Lynch set to miss time this season with a shoulder injury, a reunion appears to be in the works. But Osweiler could be a fit for the Broncos' needs now. Denver named Trevor Siemian as its starting quarterback last week. Osweiler , Denver's backup quarterback for four years, could return to the team that drafted him.

Sports Steelers trade Sammie Coates to Browns for 2018 sixth-round pick
Author: 0 Steelers trade Sammie Coates to Browns for 2018 sixth-round pick

Pittsburgh was going to originally acquire the 2018 sixth-round pick in exchange for DB Justin GIlbert on September 3, 2016. Golson "arrived in Pittsburgh with high hopes for future success when the Steelers took him in the second round of the 2015 draft", a report from ProFootballTalk said .

Sports Avoiding Charity Scams in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Avoiding Charity Scams in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

The Red Cross asked the FBI to investigate 15 sites that mirrored its own website in the days following Katrina. The BBB verifies 20 separate standards for charity accountability, including things like an organization's effectiveness, how much their board is compensated and if donors' identifying information is kept private.

Sports Tottenham Hotspur confirm arrival of Fernando Llorente
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur confirm arrival of Fernando Llorente

Tottenham Hotspur are confident of gazumping Chelsea's bid for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente , sources have told ESPN FC. Llorente could have been ideal for Everton and not rivalling Spurs to try and do a deal could prove to be a missed opportunity.

Sports Mahrez leaves Algeria camp to 'formalise' transfer
Author: 0 Mahrez leaves Algeria camp to 'formalise' transfer

Now, with teams ready to pay Leicester City's asking price of £46 million, Mahrez might finally get his desire of playing at a top European club. On Thursday (31 August), the 26-year-old opted not to board a plane to Zambia, where Algeria are scheduled to play a World Cup qualifier on Saturday (2 September), after he was released from worldwide duty to travel to Europe to complete his move.

Sports Federer tested, escapes in five
Author: 0 Federer tested, escapes in five

It was enough to send the tennis world into a tizzy about a 36-year-old's bad back. I thought, like, since we played two times, we practiced, saw few of her matches, she's going to [do] more defending. The Russian broke Federer for the first time to go 2-0 ahead at the start of the second set, however the Swiss then won five of the next six games, allowing him to serve for the set.

Sports Vettel 'surprised' by suggestion of F1 team orders at Ferrari
Author: 0 Vettel 'surprised' by suggestion of F1 team orders at Ferrari

On first indications, Hamilton and Bottas appeared to be a few tenths of a second quicker than Vettel on both the soft and super-soft tyres when they ran with race fuel loads later in the session. "I'm not entirely happy because we had a bit of a mixed run with a lot of traffic and the virtual safety vehicle", Vettel said. Similar odds of 9/1 will also see a decent return on either of the McLaren drivers being the first to retire.

Author: 0 Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton

Los Angeles addressed the two biggest problem areas in their lineup with fairly low-risk moves that could lead to big rewards. The Angels have weathered a slew of injuries to their pitching staff and began Thursday at 69-65, one game behind Minnesota in the race for the American League's second wild-card spot.

Sports Jermaine Kearse dealt to Jets
Author: 0 Jermaine Kearse dealt to Jets

We wish Kearse the best in NY and we welcome Richardson to the team. However, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network says Rubin could be on his way out of Seattle, with Denver being the likeliest landing spot. There were 19 players drafted during Idzik's two-year tenure as general manager in 2013-14, and now only three remain ; those fourth- and fifth-year players should be a big part of your team, knowledgeable, experienced and in their prime as players.

Sports PSG confident they will pass FFP tests
Author: 0 PSG confident they will pass FFP tests

The Union of European Football Associations ( UEFA ) said Friday it had opened a formal investigation into French Paris Saint-Germain club over a possible violation of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. In July, PSG signed a five-year deal with Yuri Berchiche from Real Sociedad for about 13 million euros plus bonuses. Mbappe, 18, initially arrived at the Parisians on a season-long loan deal and will join them on a permanent basis for £166million next summer.

Sports Red Sox' streak ends with loss to Yankees
Author: 0 Red Sox' streak ends with loss to Yankees

Sabathia, who has had multiple knee surgeries, felt the move was disrespectful, because it jeopardized his health. "It's just one of those things where it's kind of working out like that this year". Asked whether the Red Sox said anything back, Sabathia, with an expletive, said: "I don't even care about what they have to say". "He's thrown well against us", said Benintendi, who reached base five times.

Sports Toronto confirms first human West Nile infection of the year
Author: 0 Toronto confirms first human West Nile infection of the year

All cases have occurred in adults. West Nile virus can be spread to people through bites from infected Culex species mosquitoes, but it is not contagious from person to person. Install or fix screens - some mosquitoes like to come indoors. To keep yourself safe from mosquitos, you're urged to use repellant and clear any standing water from your property.

Sports Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell passes physical with team
Author: 0 Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell passes physical with team

Fellow NFL.com reporter Ian Rapoport adds Bell that is expected to sign his franchise tender, one that has not been enhanced. Now the focus is on getting Bell back up to speed as quickly as possible before the team takes on the Cleveland Browns in the season opener.

Sports Cavs complete trade with Celtics, get extra pick
Author: 0 Cavs complete trade with Celtics, get extra pick

The Cavaliers will send Irving to the Celtics for Thomas , Jae Crowder , Ante Zizic , the Brooklyn Nets 2018 first-round pick and the Miami Heat's 2020 second-round pick, according to Wojnarowski . Irving has, arguably, earned his spot as one of the top guards in the league. Coming off of a career-year, even if completely healthy, it would have been understandable to expect some regression from 2016-17 to 2017-18 for Thomas.

Sports Gunners shun City Sanch bid
Author: 0 Gunners shun City Sanch bid

Manchester City have made a second bid for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez , sources haves told ESPN FC. Sergio Aguero is wanted by Arsenal . Barca have other ideas and it would be no surprise if they return with a blockbuster offer after already failing with a bid of over £100 million.

Sports Stage set for Cabinet reshuffle, Rajiv Pratap Rudy on his way out
Author: 0 Stage set for Cabinet reshuffle, Rajiv Pratap Rudy on his way out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi set in motion the reshuffle of his council of ministers with the resignation of at least half-a-dozen ministers, according to sources in the ruling BJP and the government. While there was no official word about their meeting, it was believed in the party circles that the Cabinet reshuffle and political re-assignment of Union Ministers were discussed.

Sports Doklam is an issue between China and India, Beijing tells Bhutan
Author: 0 Doklam is an issue between China and India, Beijing tells Bhutan

The leaders of Russia, Brazil and South Africa are also due to attend the annual meeting of the BRICS grouping of emerging economies. China's foreign minister said Wednesday he hopes India can "learn lessons" from a recently resolved border standoff and avoid such occurrences in the future, as the leaders of the two Asian giants prepare to meet next week for a summit in southeastern China.

Sports Liverpool agree deal for Oxlade-Chamberlain, reports say
Author: 0 Liverpool agree deal for Oxlade-Chamberlain, reports say

The midfielder, reportedly frustrated by this development, has been pushing for a move away from the club since the opening of this summer's transfer window. Newbie " Liverpool " played for Arsenal since August 2011. After learning of the news , Ramsey, who has played alongside Oxlade-Chamberlain for the last six years, took to Instagram to write: "Another of our British boys heading on to new things".

Sports C39-India's First Private Sector mission fails
Author: 0 C39-India's First Private Sector mission fails

PSLV had also become a popular choice for small satellite developers, who took advantage of frequent launches to sun-synchronous orbits and excess capacity on those missions to fly as secondary payloads. This eighth IRNSS satellite will be the replacement for IRNSS-1A, as its atomic clocks went out of order. A consortium led by Alpha Design Technologies, a defence equipment supplier from Bengaluru , built it over eight months.

Sports Arsenal Make £90 Million Bid For Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Arsenal Make £90 Million Bid For Thomas Lemar

Lemar has been lined with some of Europe's largest clubs, including Manchester United, Barcelona, Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal, with the latter two clubs both making bids for the Frenchman. It's hard to say as the arrival of Lemar would surely see Alexis Sanchez move to Manchester City . After claims from England that the Gunners had offered €100m for the French forward, which was apparently accepted before Wenger made a decision to pull out because of a lack of time to get a deal ...

Sports Chesapeake native Justin Upton traded to the Los Angeles Angels
Author: 0 Chesapeake native Justin Upton traded to the Los Angeles Angels

The tentative agreement comes hours ahead of Thursday's 8:59 p.m. PDT deadline to add players into the organization who can be eligible for the postseason. Long, 23, was ranked as the eighth-best prospect in the Angels system by Baseball America and the ninth-best by MLB Pipeline . That's also true because August 31 is the last day a trade can be made that will allow the acquisition to play on the postseason roster.

Sports Arrow fired on to the pitch at the Oval
Author: 0 Arrow fired on to the pitch at the Oval

Nobody was hurt, but the game at the Oval ground between Surrey and Middlesex was abandoned as police evacuated the stadium. Armed police are on the scene at The Oval after a crossbow bolt was sacked into the ground during a cricket match.

Sports JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $10 million
Author: 0 JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $10 million

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers praised Watt's charity and the efforts of the everyday heroes rescuing the victims. For his part, Houston native Trae Tha Truth hopped on a boat and made his way to the frontlines, paddling his way around the city to help survivors and those trying to assist them.

Sports 'Fresh' Sharapova revels in comeback win against Babos
Author: 0 'Fresh' Sharapova revels in comeback win against Babos

Photo Sharapova is eager to leave her doping suspension in the past. "I feel just a little bit rusty", Cilic said. I think both of us played really great quality tennis. The Russian herself said that she had taken meldonium - which was not banned until the start of past year - on medical advice. From the moment Sharapova revealed that she had failed a drugs test her team worked tirelessly to turn the publicity tide in her favour.

Sports Jose Mourinho replies when asked if Man United will make fourth signing
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho replies when asked if Man United will make fourth signing

Defensive strength is always the hallmark of a Jose Mourinho team and it seems that the manager has had no trouble in implementing his methods in his first season in charge of Manchester United . That goal opened the game up with another substitute, Jesse Lingard , teeing up Fellaini for a deft finish in the 82nd minute. City manager Pep Guardiola spoke after the game about the card in his press conference, and gave one memborable quote from many.

Sports Hip Injury Forces Andy Murray To Pull Out Of US Open
Author: 0 Hip Injury Forces Andy Murray To Pull Out Of US Open

That's something that I'll sit down and decide with my team. He has been reluctant to go into detail about the injury, saying at Wimbledon it was something that had affected him on and off for a number of years but never to the extent of this summer's flare-up.

Sports Danny Drinkwater hands in Leicester transfer request and wants Chelsea move
Author: 0 Danny Drinkwater hands in Leicester transfer request and wants Chelsea move

Mahrez has been strongly linked with a move away from the King Power Stadium all summer after handing in a formal transfer request at the end of last season. The two clubs are in talks over a fee, with Chelsea confident of striking a deal as boss Antonio Conte looks to renew the partnership between Drinkwater and N'Golo Kante that helped Leicester win the Premier League.

Sports Cardinals deal Leake for shortstop hitting .217 in minors
Author: 0 Cardinals deal Leake for shortstop hitting .217 in minors

Louis in December 2015. Leake was traded to Seattle on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports. Sixteen different pitchers have started games for Seattle this season. Seattle hopes to have James Paxton (pectoral muscle) and Felix Hernandez (shoulder) back in the fold by mid-September as the club attempts for its first postseason berth since 2001.

Sports Packers Sign Ex-49ers LB Ahmad Brooks To 1-Year Deal
Author: 0 Packers Sign Ex-49ers LB Ahmad Brooks To 1-Year Deal

Brooks was released by the 49ers on August 25. He is coming off a 53-tackle, six-sack season in which he was one of the only solid defenders on struggling Niners defense. "Or if he's put on the PUP, then we'll deal with that as it comes". Adding Brooks to the rotation will decrease the workload for both Matthews and Perry, and should either go down for a game or two, the Virginia product can slot right in.

Sports Sachin, Sehwag join Bangladesh's party after record-win against Australia
Author: 0 Sachin, Sehwag join Bangladesh's party after record-win against Australia

Australia lost five wickets in an eventful morning session, and whatever hopes they had were snuffed out when Shakib bowled Glenn Maxwell with the first delivery after lunch. Bangladesh had a similar story when they played against England during their maiden win past year, when the spinners did the job in a rearguard effort.

Sports Cowboys-Texans game canceled in Harvey's aftermath
Author: 0 Cowboys-Texans game canceled in Harvey's aftermath

Those who had already purchased tickets prior to Wednesday's cancellation can get a refund or donate the money to Harvey relief. Any money from ticket sales that is not refunded will go directly to the disaster relief that the Cowboys have set up in partnership with The Salvation Army.