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This is 40: Brady struggles in Patriots season opener

This is 40: Brady struggles in Patriots season opener

Published 08/09/2017

Tom Brady lacked his usual dominance in his first game as a 40-year-old, failing to throw a touchdown pass as his New England Patriots fell 42-27 to the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL's season opener on Thursday. [more…]

Keys crushes Vandeweghe to make U.S. Open final

Keys crushes Vandeweghe to make U.S. Open final

Published 08/09/2017

A ruthless Madison Keys crushed CoCo Vandeweghe 6-1 6-2 on Thursday setting the stage for an all-American U.S. Open final that will see a new grand slam champion crowned. [more…]

Stephens beats Williams to reach U.S. Open final

Stephens beats Williams to reach U.S. Open final

Published 08/09/2017

A new grand slam champion will be crowned at the U.S. Open after Sloane Stephens beat fellow American Venus Williams 6-1 0-6 7-5 in a rollercoaster of a semi-final on Thursday. [more…]

Stephens goes from foot cast to walking on air at U.S. Open

Stephens goes from foot cast to walking on air at U.S. Open

Published 08/09/2017

Sloane Stephens watched January's Australian Open from her couch, a large cast on her left foot rendering her immobile and raising questions in her mind about her ability to bounce back from the injury. [more…]

Venus not going anywhere despite U.S. Open defeat

Venus not going anywhere despite U.S. Open defeat

Published 08/09/2017

Venus Williams rejected the suggestion she might be content to serve as an inspiration to younger players after her 6-1 0-6 7-5 defeat to fellow American Sloane Stephens in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday. [more…]

Nadal and Del Potro ready to deliver semi-final fireworks

Nadal and Del Potro ready to deliver semi-final fireworks

Published 08/09/2017

Juan Martin del Potro and Rafa Nadal are still expected to produce some spectacular fireworks at the U.S. Open on Friday, even if it was not the semi-final many fans had been hoping for. [more…]

Mats point: Williams choked, says Wilander

Mats point: Williams choked, says Wilander

Published 08/09/2017

Expectations were so high for Venus Williams that the seven-time grand slam champion choked in her U.S. Open semi-final against fellow American Sloane Stephens on Thursday, according to former world number one Mats Wilander. [more…]

NFL: Chiefs` Peters sits for national anthem before season opener

NFL: Chiefs` Peters sits for national anthem before season opener

Published 08/09/2017

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters appeared to stage a silent protest before the NFL's season opener on Thursday as he stayed seated during the playing of the U.S. national anthem. [more…]

Tennis: Meet Kelsey Anderson, the woman behind South Africa`s No. 1

Tennis: Meet Kelsey Anderson, the woman behind South Africa`s No. 1

Published 05/09/2017

She is the woman behind the man who wants to break American hearts at the U.S. Open. [more…]

D-Backs` Martinez blasts four HRs to tie MLB record

D-Backs` Martinez blasts four HRs to tie MLB record

Published 05/09/2017

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder J.D. Martinez tied a Major League record with four home runs on Monday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. [more…]