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Sport Sharapova through to US Open third round
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Bouchard did not expect to find herself playing a U.S. Open match in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday, considering her ongoing lawsuit against the U.S. Maria Sharapova admitted it was hard to control her emotions and remain focused after beating Simona Halep as she looked to prepare efficiently for her second-round tie with Timea Babos .

Sport US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe
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Tiafoe pushed the pace and had 36-year-old Federer on the ropes, great theater playing out on the slow hard court of Arthur Ashe Stadium instead of on Broadway. Federer didn't relent in the fifth set, where he looked very strong with his serve while earning a crucial break of Tiafoe's serve midway through the set to lead, 3-1.

Sport US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe
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He can also pull even with Agassi for second-most victories at the US Open with 79, second only to fellow five-time champion Jimmy Connors' 98. Roger Federer will face Mikhail Youzhny in the second round of the US Open after the Russian took out Blaz Kavcic in his opener.

Sport Pliskova wins at soggy US Open as Nadal, Federer wait
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Federer , the 19-time major victor who is chasing a record sixth US Open title, said he was grateful that he had already got a look at Tiafoe in Miami. When he had to come back out and serve, Tiafoe was a bit flat. "Then in the second set, it all started to come together. This will give me great confidence", added Federer , who missed the 2016 tournament with injury and was playing under the $150 million Ashe roof for the first time.

Sport Vontaze Burfict's 5-game suspension reduced to 3 games after appeal
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Burfict hit running back Anthony Sherman in the chest during a pass play in which he was not the intended receiver, knocking him to the ground. Burfict is a force on the field for the Bengals when he is playing. The 25-year-old recorded seven tackles last season and 15 total in 32 games over the last two years. It's the latest violation of player safety rules.

Sport Nick Kyrgios admits he's 'not dedicated at all' after US Open exit
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios admits he's 'not dedicated at all' after US Open exit

Kyrgios is a supremely talented and temperamental 22-year-old who has reached two Grand Slam quarterfinals and just this month beat 15-time major champion Rafael Nadal en route to the final of the Cincinnati Masters. "I'm not that guy". "I was probably less dedicated than I was this week", said Kyrgios. I will get food and watch the matches. Ramos said that the swearing had been reported to him by a line judge, but Kyrgios denied he had said anything.

Sport Australian golfer Adam Scott to fight for PGA season in Boston
Author: 0 Australian golfer Adam Scott to fight for PGA season in Boston

FedExCup leader: Dustin Johnson . Only the top 70 will advance to next week's BMW Championship and so the Australian will need a decent showing to continue his FedEx Cup challenge. The renovation project that began in 2006 at TPC Boston is finally complete, with Gil Hanse completing the redesign of the layout's 12th and 13th holes.

Sport Atletico Madrid give update on chase for Chelsea star Costa
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid give update on chase for Chelsea star Costa

He revealed over the summer that he had received a text from Antonio Conte telling him he was no longer part of his plans. The Spain worldwide has made no secret of his desire to rejoin Atletico Madrid , although Diego Simeone's side are now serving a transfer ban and can not sign any new players until January.

Sport Patrick Vieira: 'Current Arsenal players are better than my generation'
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The winger made his return to the Arsenal squad during their heavy 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, which opened the doors for criticism to long serving boss Arsene Wenger. "He is literally a hermit to the game". "We got exactly what we deserved but I didn't expect to see such a listless (performance). the performance was awful".

Sport Fans will have to buy new tickets
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The game will still be played on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 8:30 p.m. and televised nationally on ESPN. Fans still wishing to go to the game will need to buy new tickets. Miles, whom LSU fired previous year after 11-plus seasons, will be teamed with play-by-play announcer Tim Brando and analyst Spencer Tillman for select games this season, starting September 16 when Northern Illinois visits Nebraska.

Sport Nigeria vs Cameroon: how and where to watch
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The goalkeeper, who holds Nigeria's appearance record after amassing 101 caps, retired from the team in 2015 after a much publicized bust-up with former coach Sunday Oliseh , and has refused entreaties to return since. "The players all know what's at stake and we know we can only get to Russian Federation if we defeat Cameroon so it is really very simple what we need to do".

Sport The Great Shane Doan Appreciation Thread; Wed's Buzzcast
Author: 0 The Great Shane Doan Appreciation Thread; Wed's Buzzcast

The long-time captain penned a "thank you" letter in The Arizona Republic . Every time, he resisted the urge, a loyalty that cemented his legacy as one of the most beloved athletes in Valley of the Sun history. The Coyotes announced in June that Doan would not be re-signed, making the longtime captain a free agent. It's interesting that Doan and Fisher have retired the same year.both players were highly regarded in similar ways and both are close friends.both have strong beliefs in ...

Sport Wait what? Swansea to sign Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich!
Author: 0 Wait what? Swansea to sign Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich!

Reports have claimed that Swansea will pay a €5 million loan fee and there may also be a €30 million option to buy. Chelsea enquired about Sanches' availability after their pre-season friendly with Bayern Munich in Singapore this summer and Liverpool were thought to be interested as a deal for Naby Keita looked unlikely.

Sport Big East legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82
Author: 0 Big East legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82

Massimino is most famous for coaching the Villanova Wildcats to a National Championship in 1985, knocking off of Georgetown in one of college basketball's greatest upsets ever. Coach Massimino, best known for his "family style" coaching, was considered to be one of the greatest college coaches of all time. "Every basketball lifer has a void in their heart today", Cleveland State head coach Dennis Felton said in a statement.

Sport Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club
Author: 0 Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club

However, following Inter's declaration of their interest in the World Cup winning Germany global, Wenger is believed to have made the shocking decision to welcome offers for last summer's recruit, even with his defence in disarray. He was constantly questioned about the contracts of Arsenal's key players-how the club had allowed Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's contracts to run down withut trying to renew them.

Sport Browns trade Cameron Erving to Chiefs
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The team's Moneyball front office was able to get some value out of the last front office's mistake, landing yet another 2018 draft pick. Here's The Star's evaluation of Erving from the 2015 NFL Draft. The move reunites Erving with former Browns teammate Mitchell Schwartz, who starts at right tackle for the Chiefs. The Chiefs are short on experienced backups.

Sport West Brom To Pull Off One Of The Signings Of The Summer
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The 27-year old Polish global is in advanced talks regarding a year-long move to The Hawthorns and is set to fly to England to undergo a medical on Wednesday. However, tasked with a more technical role in the French capital, Krychowiak struggled to make an impact with PSG, starting just 11 matches in all competitions last season.

Sport Tottenham completes signing of Foyth from Estudiantes
Author: 0 Tottenham completes signing of Foyth from Estudiantes

Foyth has been capped by Argentina at under-20 level, and is believed to be on the fringes of a call up to the senior side, where a move to Tottenham could enhance his chances of fulfilling his dream. "He told me to go, train and that I would be involved I would play. But I don't want to think about that now, but to settle at Tottenham", Foyth added.

Sport Texans-Cowboys preseason game canceled so players can be with families
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Thursday's preseason finale between the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys was abruptly canceled Wednesday morning, just hours after tickets went on sale for the relocated game. As for Houston defensive end JJ Watt's online fundraiser to help the city recover from the effects of hurricane Harvey, its up to over $4 million. "No", Watt said Tuesday.

Sport Cardinals trade Leake to Mariners for minor league shortstop
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Seattle has acquired Mike Leake from the Cardinals for minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio, the team announced Wednesday . James Paxton has been Seattle's best starting pitcher in 2017 at 12-3 with a 2.78 ERA, with Ariel Miranda having won eight games and Felix Hernandez five.

Sport UAE gives Socceroos a hand in Cup qualifying
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Goals from Ali Mabkhout and former Asian Player of the Year Ahmed Khalil earned the UAE all three points and kept their own slim hopes of appearing in Russian Federation alive, despite the absence of star player Omar Abdulrahman through injury.

Sport Indians-Yankees rained out; doubleheader on Wednesday
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According to Cleveland.com's Paul Hoynes, Wednesday's pair of games will start at 1:00 p.m. EST, with Trevor Bauer and Josh Tomlin starting for Cleveland, and Jaime Garcia and Jordan Mongomery going for NY. Fans holding tickets for the game Tuesday can exchange their ticket for any regular-season game at Yankee Stadium through the end of the 2018 season, the Yankees announced.

Sport Traders Secrets on The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU)
Author: 0 Traders Secrets on The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU)

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, DIS is a stock with 1.53 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 1.37% of its float. About 299 shares traded. The entertainment giant reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. It is positive, as 67 investors sold DIS shares while 602 reduced holdings.

Sport Federer survives US Open scare
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I was a bit anxious with my back issues but I was able to let go.' The noise generated by spectators with the roof of the Arthur Ashe Stadium closed seemed to bother him at first, as it had done Rafael Nadal earlier in the day. "I was quite up and down", Federer said, acknowledging that he was cautious with his footwork and had some trouble seeing the ball properly. United States prodigy Frances Tiafoe pushed the 19-time Grand Slam champion to five sets in their encounter at Flushing ...

Sport Great British Bake Off's viewing figures on Channel 4 are in
Author: 0 Great British Bake Off's viewing figures on Channel 4 are in

The baking show's viewing figures increased to 6.5 million when including those watching on plus 1. We'll see just how many watched it later this morning. Jay Hunt, the chief creative officer of Channel 4, said last week that it needed Bake Off to attract at least 3 million viewers an episode to break even and that she would be delighted if the programme attracted between 5 million and 7 million viewers.