• John Isner beats Ryan Harrison to win fourth Atlanta Open title
John Isner beats Ryan Harrison to win fourth Atlanta Open title

Very happy to win today". In later quarterfinals, United States top seed Jack Sock was set to face British fifth seed Kyle Edmund and American fourth seed Ryan Harrison was to play compatriot Christopher Eubanks. "He played a great match". Isner has claimed one-third of his 12 ATP titles in Atlanta, where he's reached the final in seven of ...

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  • La Liga to report PSG over Neymar approach
La Liga to report PSG over Neymar approach

But the transfer could be financed by the club's holding company Qatar Sports Investment, who have offered to pay the Brazilian a staggering £54m-A-YEAR to be an official ambassador for the 2022 World Cup - which will amount to £270m over five years until the start of the tournament.

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  • Altherr homers twice to lead Thompson, Phillies past Braves
Altherr homers twice to lead Thompson, Phillies past Braves

He's on pace to hit 52 doubles this season, which would rank third all-time in team history behind Chuck Klein (59 in 1930) and Ed Delahanty (56 in 1899).His defense - remember, he was a Gold Glove finalist previous year in just his second season playing the outfield - remains strong.

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  • Will Power Takes Pole at Mid
Will Power Takes Pole at Mid

Dixon battled handling problems in the middle of the race and endured a slow final pit stop. "I got a great crew", Newgarden said. The caution erased Newgarden's lengthy lead and bunched up the field to set up a potential dicey situation for the re-start with 19 laps to go.

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  • Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal
Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal

Arsene Wenger however, insists that there is no need for alarm. The 28-year-old's contract expires at the end of next season and there has been little sign that he'll renew with Arsenal after recently admitting he's desperate to be playing in the Champions League.

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  • Rockies add another All-Star ahead of trade deadline
Rockies add another All-Star ahead of trade deadline

The surprising Colorado Rockies added a solid bat to the equation for the stretch run. It's also the second season in a row that has Lucroy has been traded. The Rockies catchers heading into Sunday were hitting.231/.312/.305 as a group. Think about this: Giants ace pitcher Madison Bumgarner missed almost three months after he injured his should...

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  • Rangers' Beltre Joins MLB History With 3000 Hits
Rangers' Beltre Joins MLB History With 3000 Hits

At 38 years old, Beltre might not be ready to hang up the cleats just yet either. A five-time Gold Glove infielder, Beltre made fielding a bunt at third base an art form that impressed every baseball analyst who watched him play. "You don't see many players that universally respected and liked, and everything he does on the field is honest", Ori...

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  • Freak Accident Forces Cancellation Of Carl Frampton Fight
Freak Accident Forces Cancellation Of Carl Frampton Fight

Gutierrez could have still become mandatory challenger for WBC champion Gary Russell with a win had he not been injured. Speaking on BBC Newsline, along with a picture of Gutierrez's cut chin, McGuigan said: " We're all so disappointed, it was a freak accident.

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  • Darron Gibson rants against teammates - 'I'll fight for Sunderland!'
Darron Gibson rants against teammates - 'I'll fight for Sunderland!'

Adamant that this was not the case, the former Manchester United and Everton midfielder liberally divulged his opinion to fellow revellers, proceeding to throw his teammates under the bus. He declares: "There are too many people at the club who don't give a f***". "Jeremain Lens, Wahbi Khazri ", the supporter continued with Gibson nodding in...

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  • Inter's Geoffrey Kondogbia Scores Possibly The Greatest Own Goal Ever Vs. Chelsea
Inter's Geoffrey Kondogbia Scores Possibly The Greatest Own Goal Ever Vs. Chelsea

France global Kondogbia was under minimal pressure from Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda as the ball was rolled to him in midfield. That approach went against the west Londoners, however, when Cesar Azpilicueta received a harsh-looking penalty for a foul on Jovetic on the brink of half-time, with the referee dismissing Chelsea's protests.

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  • Alexis Sanchez to force a move from Arsenal to Manchester City
Alexis Sanchez to force a move from Arsenal to Manchester City

Sanchez posted a photo of himself on Instagram on Friday morning with a caption saying he was sick - shortly after Arsenal had published quotes from Wenger saying that the Chilean was expected to return to training on Sunday . Sanchez is due to report back for pre-season training soon after he was given an extended summer break by Arsene Wenger...

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  • Neymar storms out of Barcelona training after bust-up with Semedo
Neymar storms out of Barcelona training after bust-up with Semedo

Barcelona have since moved on to Miami , where the incident involving Neymar took place in the run-up to their clash with Real Madrid today. Neymar has been caught on camera tangling with Barcelona team-mate Nelson Semedo in a heated training ground bust-up as speculation regarding his future intensifies.

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  • Los Angeles Clippers' Danilo Gallinari Fractures Hand Punching Opponent in the Face
Los Angeles Clippers' Danilo Gallinari Fractures Hand Punching Opponent in the Face

The stretch forward got into a scrum with Jito Kok of the Netherlands, and Gallinari threw a punch that connected with Kok's face. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Gallinari injured his right thumb on the blow but should be ready for the start of training camp.

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  • Chris Christie gets in heckler's face at Brewers game
Chris Christie gets in heckler's face at Brewers game

The incident started when Cubs fan Brad Joseph yelled at the governor as he passed him, telling him that "he sucked" and calling him a "hypocrite", he told WISN-TV. It's unclear what else was said during the conversation, or what led Christie to approach the fan. Apparently, a Cubs fan in attendance spotted the governor and made a decision to...

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  • Magnussen, Hulkenberg in feisty post-race exchange
Magnussen, Hulkenberg in feisty post-race exchange

Instead, Magnussen continued to use the full width of the track and forced Hulkenberg off the track at the exit of Turn 2'. While they were fulfilling their media commitments, Hulkenberg approached the Dane to sarcastically congratulate him on being the "most unsporting driver" on the track.

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  • Kyle Busch finally wins at Pocono, takes Overton's 400
Kyle Busch finally wins at Pocono, takes Overton's 400

The third stage - the final 60 laps of the race - ran caution-free. But Busch's vehicle was fantastic after the pit stop. The move meant Busch lost track position in the short term as Hamlin led the race thanks to his faster lap times on fresher tires while Busch was on older tires.

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  • Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal'
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal'

The Chile worldwide has yet to begin pre-season training with his team-mates following his exertions at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he helped the Copa America champions reach the final. He is flying back as soon as he is in a position to". Despite plenty of speculation in regards to his future since the end of last season,...

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  • Inter Milan Spot Chelsea An Astounding 50-Yard Own Goal, Win Anyway
Inter Milan Spot Chelsea An Astounding 50-Yard Own Goal, Win Anyway

Nigerian global, Victor Moses, starred as Chelsea suffered a 2-1 defeat in the hands of Inter Milan in the worldwide Champions Cup in Singapore. Inter won the game 2-1. Even though Courtois saved the penalty, Jovetic was quick to tap in the rebound home. Inter were 2-0 up at the time when the Frenchman received a pass 40 yards from his ow...

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  • Expiring Sanchez and Ozil contracts are 'ideal', claims Wenger
Expiring Sanchez and Ozil contracts are 'ideal', claims Wenger

Asked whether Sanchez has told him he wants to leave, Wenger added: "I cannot reveal what he says, I can't reveal secret conversations". But Mertesacker wants Sanchez to stay with the north London side for the coming campaign, saying the 28-year-old has the ability to fire Arsenal back to the Champions League and into contention for championshi...

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  • Seahawks top draft pick Malik McDowell involved in vehicle crash
Seahawks top draft pick Malik McDowell involved in vehicle crash

Neither Carroll nor the team provided any additional updates on the nature of the accident or McDowell's condition. The Seattle Seahawks opened training camp without Malik McDowell , the defensive tackle who was their top National Football League draft pick in April, because of injuries they say he suffered in a vehicular accident .

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  • Alexis Sanchez: Sick Arsenal forward will return on Tuesday, says Arsene Wenger
Alexis Sanchez: Sick Arsenal forward will return on Tuesday, says Arsene Wenger

Alexis was not involved in this weekend's Emirates Cup as his return to training following global duty Confederations Cup was delayed due to illness, as speculation of an exit from the Gunners continues to surround the exciting forward. "I had him on text yesterday", said Wenger. Lifting the FA Cup in the final game of the season would have giv...

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  • Mixed news for Sri Lanka on injury front
Mixed news for Sri Lanka on injury front

Dimuth Karunaratne, the opening batsman, held up one end, unlucky to miss out on a century when he dragged a ball from R Ashwin back onto his stumps on 97, but there was little or no support for him. India posted a huge total of 600 in the first innings, which is a huge mountain to climb for any team. "But obviously you can not guarantee anything"...

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  • Red Sox Will Place David Price on DL with Elbow Problem
Red Sox Will Place David Price on DL with Elbow Problem

The Red Sox clubhouse seems toxic with these public backlashes against the media and that is because of David Price . Price is now on the disabled list dealing with a forearm problem that sidelined him early in the season. I agree we need him pitching well. No one has told him that, said Dombrowski. That means nothing to me. We've got to hav...

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  • Geoffrey Kondogbia scores outrageous own goal against Chelsea, fans can't believe it
Geoffrey Kondogbia scores outrageous own goal against Chelsea, fans can't believe it

Michy Batshuayi has taken to twitter after Chelsea 's 2-1 defeat to Inter Milan in Singapore, saying his disallowed equaliser late in the game has left him with a "bitter taste". If not for Frenchman Kondogbia, it would have been an impressive clean sheet for Inter keeper Daniele Padelli. With Inter knocking the ball around, the French glob...

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  • Steph Curry Roasts LeBron James As Kyrie Irving Co-Signs
Steph Curry Roasts LeBron James As Kyrie Irving Co-Signs

So fans probably weren't surprised when ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that as many as 20 teams have reached out to the Cleveland Cavaliers when they heard about Irving's trade request . Now Curry is relishing in the fact that he and the Warriors are back atop the pedestal by throwing some shade at King James . What made the recording c...

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  • Former Petroleum Minister Abbasi Named as Interim Prime Minister in Pakistan
Former Petroleum Minister Abbasi Named as Interim Prime Minister in Pakistan

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Sharif was not fit to hold office after an investigative panel alleged his family could not account for its vast wealth. Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has chosen his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif, who was the chief minister of the Punjab province, to replace him as the country's chief exec...

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  • Rhodes, Vikings finalizing extension
Rhodes, Vikings finalizing extension

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a lucrative contract extension with their premier cornerback. This move comes days after the Vikings extended the contract of defensive end Everson Griffen . It makes Rhodes a top-paid corner with a $14 million average through the first three years, just behind Washington's Josh Norman ($15 million) and L...

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  • Chicago White Sox trade Melky Cabrera to Kansas City
Chicago White Sox trade Melky Cabrera to Kansas City

Puckett. The White Sox , meanwhile, continued their midseason fire sale. Cabrera is making $15 million this season and will become a free agent after this season. He was selected by the Royals in the eighth round of the 2015 amateur draft. He's 9-7 with a 3.90 ERA in 20 starts with the team's Class A affiliate.

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  • Major League Baseball trade deadline: Yankees acquire pitcher Jaime Garcia
Major League Baseball trade deadline: Yankees acquire pitcher Jaime Garcia

Garcia has a 55 percent ground-ball rate and pitched at least six innings 15 times this season. "He hides his ball well from the left-hander's standpoint". Well, the Twins' playoff chances have gone downhill since the trade. Littell, 21, was 14-1 with a 1.87 ERA in 20 appearances (18 starts) between Single-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton.

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  • Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich to announce retirement, reports say
Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich to announce retirement, reports say

Ninkovich joined the Patriots in 2009 after playing for the AFC East rival Miami Dolphins and the New Orleans Saints . Ninkovich arrived in New England with little fanfare in 2009, but developed into the type of player Belichick prizes because of his versatility on the defensive line, his work ethic, and leadership.

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  • Five-wicket haul for Toby Roland-Jones on his England debut
Five-wicket haul for Toby Roland-Jones on his England debut

Stokes' flawless 112, which included three successive sixes in the course of bringing up three figures, helped the hosts to 353 all out. Morkel and Rabada were the pick of the South African bowlers with three wickets apiece while Vernon Philander (2-32) left the field after bowling three overs at start.

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  • Daniel Ricciardo Is Ready To Hustle In Hungary
Daniel Ricciardo Is Ready To Hustle In Hungary

Bottas finished in third, and was only beaten off P2 by Raikkonen after the chequered flag. The Dutchman continued to struggle to find a setup that worked with the team's new aero package on Saturday morning before finally finding pace in qualifying .

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  • MLB Rumors: Sonny Gray Trade 'Very Likely,' Yankees Heavily Involved
MLB Rumors: Sonny Gray Trade 'Very Likely,' Yankees Heavily Involved

FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman confirmed Crasnick's report and added the Yankees could still facilitate a trade because they have prized prospects in Jorge Mateo and Estevan Florial , among others. A New York Yankees hat and glove rest in the dugout before the start of the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 23...

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  • Battling Bavuma leads South Africa past follow-on
Battling Bavuma leads South Africa past follow-on

Bavuma would reach a hard earned fifty, batting first with Morne Morkel who added a valuable 16 and then with the ill Vernon Philander who was not himself but nonetheless ended ten not out as South Africa reached 175 all out. But Bavuma was out soon afterwards, edging a good length Roland-Jones ball to wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow . The No.6 h...

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  • Toby Roland-Jones takes 5-57 as England build third Test lead
Toby Roland-Jones takes 5-57 as England build third Test lead

Soon after the resumption, Roland-Jones accounted for Heino Kuhn, lbw for 10, playing across the line. When Quinton de Kock was caught at gully off a leading edge, Roland-Jones had taken 4-15 in 24 balls. "He showed poise and determination on the first day, and he's got his side into a really good position today". Stokes ensured his early har...

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