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Sports Cilic tops Tiafoe, moves Croatia step closer to third Davis Cup final
Author: 0 Cilic tops Tiafoe, moves Croatia step closer to third Davis Cup final

Cilic and Coric both won the opening rubbers in straight sets to put Croatia in a strong position after the opening day. Cilic's victory over Tiafoe made him Croatia's most successful Davis Cup player, the World No. Bryan teamed with Ryan Harrison for the first time and helped the Americans outlast Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic 7-5, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5) over almost five hours to cut Croatia's lead to 2-1 in their semifinal on Saturday.

Author: 0 Mike Zimmer Takes Ruthless Shot at Former Kicker After Vikings Cut Him

Bailey has been a free agent since September 1 when the Dallas Cowboys cut him after seven seasons. The Minnesota Vikings brought in a new kicker on Monday, and coach Mike Zimmer did not mince words when it came to the outgoing one. He's also converted 276 of 278 career extra-point attempts after touchdowns, according to data provided by the Vikings. Beyond those fears, my biggest fear with the Vikings bringing in Daniel Carlson was that he'd choke during a game that REALLY mattered (not ...

Sports Angela Stanford wins Evian for first major title - USA
Author: 0 Angela Stanford wins Evian for first major title - USA

Olson stood on 14 under par 199 with South Korea's Kim on 12 under and Mo Martin , the 2014 women's British Open champion , in outright third place on ten under after the third round. Stanford carded a three-under-par 68 to set the clubhouse target in the fifth and final major of the year but she may have felt her chance had gone after a double bogey on the 16th.

Sports David de Gea breaks silence on contract stalemate
Author: 0 David de Gea breaks silence on contract stalemate

De Gea was speaking on the eve of United's Champions League opener against Young Boys, where he will have to contend with a plastic pitch. "Well, I feel very loved in this club, from the fans and for all the people who work for this club", de Gea answered.

Sports Cleveland Browns sign receiver Rod Streater | 92.3 The Fan
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns sign receiver Rod Streater | 92.3 The Fan

Since then, there have been reports that numerous teams have called the Browns about Gordon's services, and on Monday it appears one familiar Browns trade partner has emerged as the front runner. Gordon's tumultuous history is well-documented, and Cleveland decided they'd finally had enough when he injured himself on a late-night promotional shoot Friday at the team's facility.

Sports It's not just Serena: how umpire Carlos Ramos has clashed with players
Author: 0 It's not just Serena: how umpire Carlos Ramos has clashed with players

Ramos' decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules and were reaffirmed by the U.S. Open's decision to fine Serena Williams for the three offences", the ITF said in a statement. "You owe me an apology". "Professional tennis players, sometimes, I think we lose sight of that". The president of the United States Tennis Association, Katrina Adams, and Women's Tennis Association CEO Steve Simon were among the most vocal backers of Williams claims of sexism against Ramos.

Sports Mike Tomlin Basically Confirms Antonio Brown's No-Show for Practice Monday Was Unexcused
Author: 0 Mike Tomlin Basically Confirms Antonio Brown's No-Show for Practice Monday Was Unexcused

Bouchette and Dulac note that it's unknown if Brown's absence was excused by Mike Tomlin, and if it was, then this might be a whole to-do about nothing. The Pittsburgh Steelers can't seem to get their best players at work. I won't utilize this forum to address such things. Tomlin said he won't comment directly on player happenings on social media , which features "gray area" and "very little accountability", but he made clear players should be held to a higher standard.

Sports Griezmann: I am at the top with Messi, Ronaldo
Author: 0 Griezmann: I am at the top with Messi, Ronaldo

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann says he still can't fathom why he was not voted one of the world's top three players by Federation Internationale de Football Association - but hopes winning the "more prestigious" Ballon d'Or will make amends.

Sports Lozano: It would be a dream come true to join Barcelona
Author: 0 Lozano: It would be a dream come true to join Barcelona

The Mexico global impressed at the World Cup earlier this year, scoring the victor against Germany, which led to speculation that he was being watched by a number of Europe's biggest sides. "He is the best player in the world, (the best) in the history of the game. We haven't won it in a few years but we have the players and we are hungry to go out there and win it".

Author: 0 Gareth Bale: Real Madrid more relaxed without Ronaldo

Bale was coy on the question of whether or not his goal was superior to Ronaldo's , saying: "It's not for me to say!" After the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo , Real Madrid's all-time highest goal scorer in Turin, Serie A giants Juventus have seen sales of official replica shirts increase by over 100 per cent this summer.

Sports Curran: It's now or never for Josh Gordon
Author: 0 Curran: It's now or never for Josh Gordon

If Gordon were to fail to meet those criteria, the Browns will send a late-round pick to New England. According to The Athletic's Zac Jackson, the Browns lost trust in Gordon after he misled them about a commercial shoot that took place at the Browns' facility on Friday night, injured his hamstring at the filming, and then showed up late to the facility on Saturday.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp: Sturridge ready for PSG
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp: Sturridge ready for PSG

We witnessed that in the Champions League last season with the top teams and with City winning like they did in the Premier League . With Salah the only real option to use as a central striker then it's the midfield area that will need to be tinkered with, and you have to feel that Keita is the one to be pushed into the front three, but this leaves an opening in midfield and Fabinho could finally make his first appearance for Liverpool this season.

Sports Chicago Bears' Defense Too Much For Seattle Seahawks On MNF: Twitter Reacts
Author: 0 Chicago Bears' Defense Too Much For Seattle Seahawks On MNF: Twitter Reacts

Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN's NFL Nation. The Bears came out on top after blowing a 20-point lead against a hobbled Aaron Rodgers in a loss to the Packers. "The fourth quarter showed us who we are and who we can be". "We have to be nasty, ferocious, all those words I've been throwing at you since OTAs".

Sports Seeded Zhang reaches semifinals of Japan Women's Open
Author: 0 Seeded Zhang reaches semifinals of Japan Women's Open

Anisimova had dropped only four games total in her first two rounds of the main draw, and while Schmiedlova put up slightly sterner resistance, the quarterfinal encounter still firmly went the American's way after only 66 minutes of play. The 26-year-old Chinese, who will face either Ajla Tomljanovic or Hsieh Su-Wei in the final four. Watson took two breaks - losing her own serve once - to take a one-set lead, before needing just one break in the second to clinch the match 6-3 6-4.

Sports Cousins to get first taste of Vikings-Packers rivalry, Lambeau Field
Author: 0 Cousins to get first taste of Vikings-Packers rivalry, Lambeau Field

Our models now project Rodgers to score 11.1 FanDuel points a cost of $8,700 against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2. "He'll be given the whole week to get ready". "I'm sure he's feeling sore today". There were a couple throws in which Rodgers said he got a "jolt" of pain after putting weight on his left leg. Rodgers said, immediately following the game, that he was definitely going to play against Minnesota.

Sports Diego Simeone wants Neymar in Atletico instead of Mbappe
Author: 0 Diego Simeone wants Neymar in Atletico instead of Mbappe

And Simeone admits he was never anxious about losing his star striker after the 27-year-old vowed to stay in a phone call early on in the summer. He told me on the phone, I was in Los Angeles. In contrast, getting out from under Lionel Messi's shadow was reportedly a key reason Neymar left Barcelona, while his antics at the recent World Cup and at PSG suggest he is more player more concerned with his own headlines than that of his team's.

Sports Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears, 9/17/18 Predictions & Odds
Author: 0 Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears, 9/17/18 Predictions & Odds

Talking of Mack , and the devastation he causes off the edge, this is a favourable match-up for him against an oft shoddy Seahawks O-line which has continuously struggled to keep star quarterback Russell Wilson upright. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said Friday that the Bears were trying to protect Smith, physically, as he was returning from injury. In the end, the Bears are going to take a step forward with Trubisky and the offense in this game and make enough explosive plays to ...

Sports Dwyane Wade Makes Decision For The 2018-19 NBA Season
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade Makes Decision For The 2018-19 NBA Season

A person familiar with Wade's thinking told The Associated Press that the guard was strongly considering retirement until late last week, when Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and others made a late push to help him decide. The Heat also come to D.C. for a preseason game on October 5, though it would not be a surprise if Wade sits that one out. "With him not being there previous year, that was it", Wade admitted.

Sports Carson Wentz cleared for contact, will start Sunday
Author: 0 Carson Wentz cleared for contact, will start Sunday

Backup QB Nick Foles , who led the Eagles to their first ever Super Bowl championship after Wentz's season-ending injury, has not played as well as he did during last year's miraculous playoff run. Nick Foles has thrown just one touchdown pass to one interception through two games while looking like ... well, Nick Foles. The Eagles' top wideout still is a strong play, though: His most productive games in 2017 came with Wentz under center.

Sports PSG prepare for Liverpool with 4-0 victory
Author: 0 PSG prepare for Liverpool with 4-0 victory

And Tuchel was impressed as he watched his side secure their fifth triumph in five league matches without his star duo. After last night's victory, Tuchel revealed: "Neymar and I spoke on Thursday". The Saint-Etienne game was Verratti's first appearance of the season and he completed 68 minutes following his latest adductor setback. FC's Alejandro Moreno looks at the importance of Liverpool's clash with PSG and thinks Tottenham will have their hands full with Inter Milan.

Sports Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report

I only saw the situation from around 60 yards. He is used to scoring now and he wants to find the net. These boys are such a threat to each team. They are really big sometimes, so it's really hard but we did it. Klopp must give the players meticulous instructions for when the opponents are in possession. "If he wants to take it, take it ... but of course his potential is to be a very, very good player for England and Tottenham , first for Tottenham and then if England believe that he can help ...

Sports Patriots on the verge of Josh Gordon eye-opener
Author: 0 Patriots on the verge of Josh Gordon eye-opener

The New England Patriots have been looking to add a new wide receiver to their offense since the offseason. The Patriots gave up a conditional 5th rounder for Gordon , according to Schefter. As @rapsheet reported, Patriots were closing in on trade for Gordon. He has been suspended multiple times for violating the league's substance abuse policy, missing the entire 2015 and 2016 seasons before returning past year.

Sports Vikings to waive kicker Daniel Carlson, sign Dan Bailey
Author: 0 Vikings to waive kicker Daniel Carlson, sign Dan Bailey

If Bailey can revert back to his days with the Cowboys, the Vikings will be an even bigger threat in the NFC. Bailey has been a free agent since September 1 when the Dallas Cowboys cut him after seven seasons. This is a huge get for the Vikings. Minnesota is waiving rookie Daniel Carlson , whose performance on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers led the Vikings to pursue Bailey.

Sports Cleveland Browns lose again after Zane Gonzalez misses crucial kicks
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns lose again after Zane Gonzalez misses crucial kicks

Joseph is 24-years-old and was FAU's all-time field goal leader and tied the program's most extra point record. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Gonzalez had been kicking with a groin injury that will require an MRI Monday. Given the fact the game was in a dome, the crucial nature of the late kicks, and the Browns' thirst for a first win since 2016, it was one of the most maddening games for a kicker in Browns history.

Sports Liverpool could face PSG with only one fit striker in Daniel Sturridge
Author: 0 Liverpool could face PSG with only one fit striker in Daniel Sturridge

Klopp says they are relieved Firmino has been given the all-clear but he's still a doubt to face PSG so they'll make a late decision over the forward's involvement against the Ligue 1 champions. Straight cards guarantee at least a one-match suspension in France, so Mbappe missed PSG's 4-0 home win over Saint-Etienne on Friday and Savanier will miss Nimes' trip to Bordeaux on Sunday.

Sports National Football League defender Davis quits on Bills in mid-game
Author: 0 National Football League defender Davis quits on Bills in mid-game

Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander , teammate of Davis, stated that he didn't know anything until he was told right before the beginning of the second half, that Vontae Davis had quit on the spot and made a decision to retire. "I'm going to give him a little bit more respect than he showed us today, as far as quitting on us in the middle of the game". "Never have seen it ever", linebacker Lorenzo Alexander said.

Sports Real Madrid more of a team without Ronaldo, says Bale
Author: 0 Real Madrid more of a team without Ronaldo, says Bale

But Ronaldo won't steal all the headlines from this particular game. Splashing out a Serie A record 112 million euro (then USD131.5 million) for Ronaldo , the five-time Ballon d'Or victor, sent out a message of its intent to go one step further this time around.

Sports Chelsea coach Sarri believes Eden Hazard can score 40 goals this season
Author: 0 Chelsea coach Sarri believes Eden Hazard can score 40 goals this season

That "breakout season" came in 2011/12, one year after Lille completed a league and cup double in France, scoring 22 goals in all competitions and arguably becoming world class from then on. I think so, but I hope not. The Italian insists that while the end goal is to make Chelsea the best team in England, it could take as long as 18 months to achieve that target with defensive issues still remaining as he overhauls the club's system to a pressing style.