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Sport A tough loss for Tech, but an upbeat outlook all the same
Author: 0 A tough loss for Tech, but an upbeat outlook all the same

Despite getting dominated statistically and surrendering five rushing touchdowns to new Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall , the Volunteers rallied from a pair of two-touchdown deficits in the second half to somehow pull out a 42-41 victory in the second overtime Monday night.

Author: 0 Wenger plans crisis talks with Arsenal players this week

Former World Cup victor Petit, who helped Arsenal to the double in 1998, believes the players need a major wake-up call if the club are to achieve success this season. This manager no longer has the influence he revelled in during his first decade at Arsenal , with the only power he has left appearing to be over an Arsenal board who buckle under his demands every time he makes a declaration.

Sport Justin Houston says 'hit' Tom Brady to stop him
Author: 0 Justin Houston says 'hit' Tom Brady to stop him

Our goals are ahead of us. Every team starts at the same place. "It's a challenging season. So we tried to overplay the routes going to our left". The Chiefs lost starting running back Spencer Ware for at least the 2017 season during the preseason with a torn MCL and PCL, but rookie Kareem Hunt seems to be the guy taking over that spot on the roster.

Sport MS Dhoni completes world record of 100 stumpings in ODIs
Author: 0 MS Dhoni completes world record of 100 stumpings in ODIs

Sri Lanka on Monday announced a new 15- member team for the one-off T20 global against India to be played here on September 6, making at least six changes in the squad named last month. Despite providing quick starts, he failed to convert his 30s into big scores. Tharanga was suspended during this ODI series due to poor run-rate, but refused to step down after the ODI defeat .

Sport Around sports: Justin Thomas wins Dell for fifth title of 2017
Author: 0 Around sports: Justin Thomas wins Dell for fifth title of 2017

A birdie at No. 2 was followed by a stellar drive to the fringe at the par-4 fourth, and he proceeded to bury the 32-footer for an eagle to tie the lead at 15 under. Justin Thomas capitalized on back-nine stumbles by Jordan Spieth and Marc Leishman to post his fifth victory of the year Monday at the Dell Technologies Championship in Norton , Mass.

Sport Strong NZ assault on Burghley Horse Trials
Author: 0 Strong NZ assault on Burghley Horse Trials

It's the biggest and most hard four star to win and it means the world to me". The host nation's dominance saw Piggy French, riding Vanir Kamira, rise from fifth place overnight to second after a clear round. "We've all fallen off him properly, but I think that is just through sharpness - I think we are quite good mates now". The cross-country will be critical when New Zealand's accomplished eventers chase further success at the Burghley Horse Trials in England.

Sport Townend holds on for second Burghley crown
Author: 0 Townend holds on for second Burghley crown

After their victory, Townend paid tribute to the performance of his horse: "This is very, very special". "With him being such a young horse, a lot can go wrong", he added. "I haven't had that for a few years, it's surprised everyone, but for me it doesn't feel that different to how I've been riding and gone about things.

Sport Lance Stroll becomes F1's youngest driver to start on front-row
Author: 0 Lance Stroll becomes F1's youngest driver to start on front-row

Stroll qualified fourth in torrential rain at the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday but will move up to second on the grid following engine-change penalties to Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo, who set the second- and third-fastest times behind pole sitter Lewis Hamilton .

Sport Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in Baramulla district's Sopore
Author: 0 Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in Baramulla district's Sopore

As the forces were conducting the search operation, the militants fired on them. The police said that the bodies of two terrorists have been recovered and three weapons were also seized from the site of encounter. At least one house belonging to Peerzada Basir Ahmad Shah in which the militants were holed up has gone up in smoke, reports added. Authorities in Baramulla and Bandipora had already closed the colleges for the day while schools were permitted to function routinely.

Sport J&K: Security forces launch CASO in Sapore, two terrorists trapped
Author: 0 J&K: Security forces launch CASO in Sapore, two terrorists trapped

The fighting, which began at dawn on Monday, was still underway, officials said . Police did not rule out the possibility of many more militants still alive and fighting. The forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter in which two militants were gunned down. The house was engulfed in flames as per the latest reports.

Sport US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals
Author: 0 US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals

She'll face Petra Kvitova in a quarterfinal on Tuesday. Williams, the 9th seed, will now go up against the victor of the matchup later on Sunday by the Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova and Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza. "I think that now I'm running around and sweating, my ponytail is flying, these are all such great things", said Stephens. "I am focused on myself and being as aggressive as possible".

Sport Venus Williams advances into US Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Venus Williams advances into US Open quarter-finals

Venus Williams is in such rampaging form at the US Open that she's even injuring ball boys! The former world No.1 is embracing the challenge of ending her nine-year grand slam title drought in what would be the longest wait between drinks at tennis's highest level.

Sport Star wins IPL rights for United States $2.55 billion
Author: 0 Star wins IPL rights for United States $2.55 billion

The front runners in the media rights auctions include Internet and social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and Yahoo!, new-age telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. "Monday's auction could produce historic numbers". As far as the Indian scenario is concerened, television rights will be the most lucrative property.

Sport Kapil Sharma takes a break from television, promises to return soon
Author: 0 Kapil Sharma takes a break from television, promises to return soon

Yes, that's a shocking news to all the Kapil Sharma fans who will not see their comedy hero on the coming weekends on Sony TV. Since, then " The Kapil Sharma Show " has going through the rough patch. It happens with everyone, you and me, we all go through health issues. This all started with the mid-flight controversy between Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover.

Sport Maria Sharapova vs Anastasija Sevastova, US Open 2017
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova vs Anastasija Sevastova, US Open 2017

Kvitova eliminated Spanish third seed and two-time Slam victor Garbine Muguruza 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 while Williams beat 35th-ranked Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Latvia's Sevastova , the 16th seed, won 5-7 6-4 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals in NY. The Latvian went close to taking the first set after coming back from 4-1 down, but Sharapova clinched it with two magnificent forehands in game 12.

Sport Bucs deal safety JJ Wilcox to Steelers in pack swap
Author: 0 Bucs deal safety JJ Wilcox to Steelers in pack swap

The Buccaneers believe they had better roster depth in this year's training camp than they've enjoyed in recent years, so it's unsurprising that the practice squad is made up of players who were likely on the bubble until Saturday's cuts.

Sport Stacy Lewis Wins Portland Classic, Pledges Paycheck To Houston
Author: 0 Stacy Lewis Wins Portland Classic, Pledges Paycheck To Houston

Lewis pledged before the tourney to give her winnings to help Houston recover from hurricane Harvey. Lewis , starting from 11, fired a 6-under-par 65 on Saturday to get to 17-under. Gaby Lopez shot the round of the day - an 8-under-par 64, Nicole Broch Larsen, and Chella Choi round out the top-5 at 10-under par. Chun carried her short iron approach bit too far.

Sport Wayne Rooney insists Romelu Lukaku is the flawless striker for Manchester United
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney insists Romelu Lukaku is the flawless striker for Manchester United

The Dutchman netted a staggering 150 goals during just five seasons and scored in 10 consecutive Premier League games - a record only recently broken last season by Jamie Vardy. "There's always pressure to score here [at United] - but that also makes it interesting, dealing with that". As for the pressure of being United's main striker, he added: "The goals are expected and if you don't they talk a lot about you not scoring".

Sport Ruud van Nistelrooy hails Manchester United and Romelu Lukaku
Author: 0 Ruud van Nistelrooy hails Manchester United and Romelu Lukaku

He's notched three goals in Manchester United's opening three Premier League games following an impressive pre-season. Van Nistelrooy, a striking great for United between 2001 and 2006, has been an interested observer of Lukaku since he signed for an initial fee of around £75million from Everton in July.

Author: 0 Stroll keeps grounded after record-breaking front row

Grosjean lost control of his vehicle when it aquaplaned on the start-finish straight at high speed only four minutes into the session. The leader in the drivers ' standings, Sebastian Vettel , has had its share of trouble and was not able to do better than the sixth time, ahead of team-mate Stroll at Williams , Felipe Massa .

Sport Kyle Sloter among Broncos' final cuts
Author: 0 Kyle Sloter among Broncos' final cuts

Denver was able to sign Peko to the 53-man roster after placing linebacker Shane Ray (wrist) on injured reserve. In the wake of two interesting days at Dove Valley that saw the departure of T.J. KUSA-TV in Denver reported Sloter will earn $20,000 a week from the Vikings, nearly three times the usual $7,200 weekly pay for practice squad players.

Sport Jonathan Williams cut by Bills
Author: 0 Jonathan Williams cut by Bills

But the Bills still found a way to do things that were unexpected. The Bills released second-year running back Jonathan Williams in a surprise move first reported by NFL Media . Although Leslie has not caught an National Football League pass yet, many in the Browns circle thought Leslie was poised to be the third receiver on the depth chart, especially after a preseason in which he caught nine passes for 93 yards and two touchdowns.

Author: 0 Federer clicks into gear with straight-sets victory

Nadal needed to wait for his 14th opportunity to break his opponent but by that time Mayer had taken the first set by winning the tiebreak. We were one point away from it happening. "I am practicing well", Nadal declared after that one, "[but] I need to compete better". "I am in the second week". Nadal wasted no time in seizing control of the fourth set, pulling a forehand victor up the line out of nowhere to set up a break point.

Sport Hamilton says he will extend contract with Mercedez
Author: 0 Hamilton says he will extend contract with Mercedez

Ferrari were struggling to get temperatures into the tires, with both Raikkonen and Vettel way off the pace. "It's like a drug". "It was entertaining, it was quite good fun", he said . Hamilton now has 238 points in the driver standings while Vettel is on 235. "We were a bit isolated though, we didn't have the pace of the leading two drivers today".

Sport Belgium Completes Undefeated Qualification Campaign to Secure 2018 World Cup Spot
Author: 0 Belgium Completes Undefeated Qualification Campaign to Secure 2018 World Cup Spot

Romelu Lukaku's header saw Belgium stun hosts Greece and race into the 2018 World Cup . They join Brazil, Iran, Japan, Mexico and hosts Russian Federation in guaranteeing a place at next year's finals. The Belgians started off slower in the second half, but they managed to grab seventh goal in the 60th minute as Meunier bagged his second. Tottenham centre-back Jan Vertonghen had fired Belgium's wonder-opener just four minutes earlier - before Goncalves Rodrigues flicked Greece level.

Author: 0 Federer knocks out Lopez in straight sets, moves on to US Open

The third seed's movement was much improved and he made far fewer unforced errors as he set up a last-16 clash with German Philipp Kohlschreiber . The world number three, looking to win his third Grand Slam of the season after the Australian Open and Wimbledon, broke Lopez in the fourth game of the third set but finally encountered some resistance as his opponent immediately broke back.

Sport Redskins talk second year safety Su'a Cravens, 22, out of retirement
Author: 0 Redskins talk second year safety Su'a Cravens, 22, out of retirement

The knee injury was just the latest in a series of maladies for the 6-1, 224-pound safety from USC. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and John Keim, Su'a Cravens told members of the Redskins' organization that he was retiring. The designation would keep him out of game action for at least eight weeks, and the Redskins would have to pay Cravens his full 2017 salary, plus another 25 percent of his signing bonus (which would be a steep price for someone who still could retire before playing ...