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Federer struggles before beating Tiafoe in five sets at US Open

Federer's initial match point came at 5-3, 40-30, but Tiafoe staved that off, then broke. His first serve was a force in the first set, and he won 68 percent of his points on it for the match. One set all, OK, it's a best-of-three set match.' Being in the fifth set, I said, 'It's great I'm still in the match. A defeat for reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Federer on Tuesday under the Arthur Ashe lights would be a shock of seismic proportions.

How to Watch Brazil vs. Ecuador

The game will kick-off at 8:45 p.m. ET /6:15 AM IST on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Ecuador needs a victory in the match in the southern city of Porto Alegre to stay in the race. Jesus dis score the last time these two teams faced each other as Brazil walked away with a dominant 3-0 win away from home. The player most watched will be winger Philippe Coutinho , who has not played yet for Premier League side Liverpool this year.

West Ham fail in Everton FC winger loan bid

Mirallas has been unhappy about his lack of game time at Goodison Park and has been chased by former club Olympiacos, who also want him on loan for the season. Mirallas signed a new three year deal in May but finds himself on the periphery at present, with Ademola Lookman and Aaron Lennon now preferred by Koeman.

Austin Davis leads game-winning drive as Seahawks beat Raiders, 17-13

A common tactic is for teams to cut such veterans, then bring them back after the first week of the season on a non-guaranteed deal. Seattle's only certain starters who played were on the offensive line with the Seahawks wanting to give that group one more chance to develop some continuity heading into the regular season (though left guard Luke Joeckel sat out after having Regenokine treatement this week).

India is the most corrupt country in Asia

The top five most corrupt countries were India, Vietnam, Thailand, Pakistan and Myanmar. More than half of 20,000 respondents claimed that they had to furnish bribe at schools, hospitals, procuring ID documents and other utility services.

Serena Williams at hospital in labor with first child

CBS12 reports that Williams, who had been sharing gorgeous baby belly shots with her fans on Instagram up to last week, checked in to the hospital on Wednesday with the entire first floor cleared. This will be their first child, who is rumored to be a girl after Serena's sister, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, said she would be "her auntie" in an interview.

Sporting CP midfielder Adrien Silva still waiting to complete Leicester move

Leicester requested an additional two-hour extension beyond the 11pm deadline in order to complete the reported £22m deal. A Leicester statement issued several hours later confirmed that worldwide clearance from football's global governing body was the only stumbling block, as they saw it, in Silva's move to the Midlands club.

Chiefs release tackle Jah Reid

One day after adding reinforcements on the offensive line, the Kansas City Chiefs have parted away with a veteran of the group. The move came after the Chiefs traded for Cam Erving, leaving Reid on the outside looking in. The Ravens are very familiar with Reid. Jah Reid, a native of Haines City, Fla., entered the league in 2011 out of Central Florida as a third-round pick of the Ravens.

Vols LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. (knee surgery) expected to miss season

In eight games in 2016, Kirkland recorded 45 total tackles, eighth on the team, with five for losses and one sack. After such strong contributions previous year, he would have been an unquestioned leader for Tennessee's 2017 defense. "We've dealt with them before". Several linebackers are expected to play on Monday against Georgia Tech's flexbone attack as the Vols shuffle the middle of their defense to handle Tech's unique style and Kirkland's absence.

Tottenham agree deal to sign Fernando Llorente from Swansea

Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of Fernando Llorente from Swansea City , in a contract that will last until 2019. The 19-year-old defender, who has represented Argentina at under 20's level, has put pen to paper on a deal keeping him with the North Londoners until 2022.

Broncos trade Ty Sambrailo to Atlanta Falcons for fifth-round pick

Denver receives from the Falcons a fifth-round draft pick in 2018. Sambrailo could be the first lineman off the bench if someone is injured. Sambrailo was entering his third season with the Broncos this year. He started four times. However, he can play several positions and offensive line depth is a serious issue for the team right now. He played center on Thursday in an attempt to enhance his value, but has not been able to produce consistently since the first month of his rookie season.

Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers, signs franchise tender

This comes from ESPN's Jeremy Fowler , who tweeted this out a short time ago. It's unclear whether he signed his tender before leaving. Instead, the running back said he'll report to the team this week, where he's expected to sign his $12.1 million franchise tender.

Alexis Sanchez tells Chile team-mates he's joined Man City from Arsenal

Pep Guardiola wants to sign the Chile global before the transfer window closes on Thursday and City have finally made a formal offer to the Gunners. That is said by sources to have been influenced by the more disgruntled mood in the Arsenal dressing room towards Sanchez, as well as the fact the club need to sell before they can buy big.

Arsenal Reportedly Reject £50 Million Manchester City Bid for Alexis Sanchez

And Simon Mullock from The Mirror reports that Arsenal have "agreed in principle" to accept a fresh £60 million that they have received from City. That situation changed following a huge bid for Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal reigniting their interest in Thomas Lemar . After selling England worldwide duo Kieran Gibbs on Wednesday, more departures from the Emirates Stadium are expected before Thursday's 11pm transfer deadline.

Federer and Nadal kick off US Open campaigns

Open on Tuesday. In 2017, he is 36-3 with five titles, including the Australian Open and Wimbledon, where Federer won every set he played across seven matches while collecting his record eighth trophy at the All England Club and 19th Grand Slam championship overall.

Astros acquire pitching ace Justin Verlander from Tigers for 3 prospects

The three prospects heading back to Detroit are Franklin Perez , Daz Cameron , and Jake Rogers . The Tigers will also send roughly $10 million to the Astros as Verlander was due to make $28 million this season. " He was a little reluctant and eventually made the right decision", Astros owner Jim Crane said, per Brian McTaggart of MLB .com. Now, despite a starting rotation full of guys you surely can not name, Mike Scioscia's team is among the leaders in a vexing American League ...

Arsenal demand £55m for Mesut Ozil after Barcelona make late enquiry

It was thought the Brazilian was finally ready to leave Merseyside with an announcement promised at 7pm yesterday. Ozil has recently come under fire from Arsenal fans for his lack of effort and commitment to on the defensive end of the pitch, especially after they were humiliated by Liverpool in a 4-0 loss last weekend.

NFLPA petitioning to halt suspension of Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott

The NFL didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. " Elliott and the Union were subjected to an arbitration process in which, among other things, there was a League-orchestrated conspiracy by senior NFL executives, including NFL Senior Vice President and Special Counsel for Investigations Lisa Friel, to hide critical information, which would completely exonerate Elliott ", the filing stated.

Rafael Nadal fights back to advance to US Open third round

But Nadal finally converted a break point on his sixth try of the match in the next game to get to 2-all and began to calibrate his big forehand better. With his 51st match win of the season, the two-time US Open victor has booked his spot in the third round for a third straight year. Daniel changed his blue shirt to an orange one and stopped the rot at the start of the third with a hold to love.

Patrick Mahomes Closes Out the Preseason in Style

I knew if I threw it out there he would make a play on the ball and he did. "The line had protected me for a day and a half, so I scrambled out to the right, saw D-Rob out there and just put it out there". "I thought that this was a great experience for him". "I thought he handled the last few days the right way". Erving (6-5, 313) has played in 29 games (17 starts) in two National Football League seasons with the Cleveland Browns.

Ghanaian forward Joe Dodoo to join Nottingham Forest on loan

He then went on to sign for Gers in 2016, going on to make 25 appearances in all competitions, but has not appeared for the club this season. The striker hasn't had a look in at Rangers this season after falling out of favour under Pedro Caixinha.

Purchases 20 Shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC)

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. It has outperformed by 19.03% the S&P500. Sold All: 23 Reduced: 35 Increased: 33 New Position: 40. 4,984 are held by Envestnet Asset. According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC)'s Buy count is 0 and Strong Buy is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 3, respectively.

Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

BidaskClub raised shares of Genesco from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $32.32 per share, for a total transaction of $32,320.00. Baird. The stock's market capitalization is 499.62M, it has a 52-week low of 21.85 and a 52-week high of 73.45. Another recent and important Genesco Inc .

Brendan Schaub Reacts To Backstage Beef With Nate Diaz

That should be the next fight, Conor versus Nate Diaz 3, the trilogy, that's the fight. So many people have been blowing me up. There's no bulls**t with the Diaz brothers, they will tell you exactly how they feel about something the moment that they feel it and if you call them out on that, then getting a middle finger in reply will probably be the least of your worries.

Tottenham wins bid for Swansea's Llorente

Llorente is the second player to join Tottenham on deadline day, with Serge Aurier joining earlier. Chelsea are moving closer towards signing striker Fernando Llorente , taking away another potential Everton transfer. Do you think Chelsea will lose out on yet another signing? Amid reports claiming Chelsea had bid for Swansea forward Fernando Llorente , Hazard indicated he has spoken with Batshuayi on the subject of his future.

Andrew Luck Unlikely, Not Ruled Out For Week 1

It appears the Indianapolis Colts will be without starting quarterback Andrew Luck as they open the season against the Los Angeles Rams, owner Jim Irsay told the Indy Star. "But nothing has surprised us (with the recovery)". He's coming along well like we expected him to. While Colts fans should be excited about the prospect of finally having a healthy Luck, the uncertain timeline is a bit unsettling.

Insider tells Arsenal supporters only one club want to sign Alexis Sanchez

Sterling's name has cropped up as a makeweight in Manchester City's attempts to snare Sanchez away from Arsenal in the final hours of the summer transfer window. Former Arsenal forward Ian Wright believes it is time for Wenger to call time on his over two-decade spell at the helm. Arsene Wenger has lost the backing of fans.

Sunderland to seal loan deal for Crystal Palace midfielder

The 23-year-old midfielder has struggled for first-team opportunities at Selhurst Park in recent seasons and is yet to make an appearance for the Eagles in the current campaign. Nevertheless, the Welshman's talent is still highly regarded at Palace and only signed a new deal with the London club in July, such that they only want a loan deal for the player.

Red Bull drivers face grid penalties in Monza

Ricciardo has a 20-place demotion, Verstappen a 15-place relegation and Sainz Jr. a 10-place penalty after new power unit components were fitted to their respective cars. The back-drop of the multiple grid drops is mostly strategic however as teams and drivers seek to take one step back at Monza in the hope of moving two steps forward in Singapore.

Syracuse forward Taurean Thompson enrolls at Seton Hall

A top-100 player coming out of St. Anthony's (N.J.) and Brewster Academy (N.H.), Thompson started 21 games for Syracuse past year as a freshman, averaging 9.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. With All-Big East center Angel Delgado returning after flirting with the National Basketball Association along with guards Khadeen Carrington and Myles Powell and swingman Desi Rodriguez, Seton Hall appears poised for a third straight NCAA Tournament berth.

Steve Parish responds to Frank de Boer sack rumours at Crystal Palace

However, results show that De Boer's implementation hasn't clicked in just yet and Parish insists the club will be "working hard" to turn their fortunes around. We spoke to BetVictor's Head of the antepost Football Michael Triffitt about the market around the next Premier League manager to go, which de Boer now heads.

Shardul Thakur wears Sachin Tendulkar's number 10 jersey, gets trolled online

Over the years, legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar wore the jersey number 10, and hence the jersey number has attained an iconic stature in Indian cricket. Infact can't see anyone wearing it except Sachin. It's been nearly 4 years since Sachin retired from global cricket. Shardul had a decent start to his global career as he managed to take a wicket in the very second over that he bowled on the day, he got rid of Sri Lankan opener Niroshan Dickwella in the third over of the match ...

Hurricane Harvey Takes The Life Of Houston Police Officer Steve Perez

On Monday morning, Perez's supervisors noticed he did not attend roll call and, after contacting his family, launched a search, Acevedo said. Sergeant Perez fulfilled his objective. Perez drowned after driving into a flooded underpass, Acevedo said. Perez was a 34-year veteran of the force and was on his way to work on Sunday when his patrol auto became trapped in flood waters.

Drellich: Commend Eduardo Nunez for how he stood up to CC Sabathia

Nunez reached on Sabathia's throwing error . "It's just one of those things where it's kind of working out like that this year". It is what it is. It just so happens they were following the days we haven't won before the night before but I'm not trying to put any extra pressure on going out and try to do too much.

La Vuelta: Chaves maintains third overall, regains ground after GC slide

Alberto Contador , of TrekSegafredo, is ninth in the GC standings having gained 22 seconds on Nibali and the rest of the general classification contenders. "It was my dream since I was a kid to win a stage at a big race all alone and today that dream came true", Marczynski said after crossing the finish line in 3 hours, 56 minutes, 45 seconds, nearly a minute ahead of Omar Fraile in second.