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Sport Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer through to third round
Author: 0 Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer through to third round

Federer , who breezed past Canadian Peter Polansky in the second round on Wednesday, looked lost in the opening set, spraying balls long, wide or into the net, but gradually rediscovered at least some of the form that has seen the 36-year-old Swiss put back the clock with two grand slam wins this year.

Author: 0 Expect Jose Mourinho's side to be stronger - Man United 2017/18 Season Preview

You would applaud that but those players aren't even at the club now. After winning the Premier League title in his debut campaign, Conte says the new season will be "the most difficult" of his career. Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill insists that there has been no change in manager Antonio Conte despite rumours of a disagreement with the club's board over transfer spending.

Sport NOAA Changing Hurricane Forecast
Author: 0 NOAA Changing Hurricane Forecast

Two to five of these storms are predicted to be major hurricanes, as opposed to the previous two to four. An “above average” Atlantic hurricane season is likely, with two to five storms potentially evolving into major systems. Bell said other factors playing into an above-normal season include warmer waters in the Atlantic than models previously advised and higher predicted activity from available models.

Sport Jets trying to build Christian Hackenberg's confidence
Author: 0 Jets trying to build Christian Hackenberg's confidence

Training camp for the 2017 Jets season is barely a couple of weeks old, but it looks like a bit of a controversy is brewing in the Jets 3-man quarterback competition. "If we want to run the ball more, we can hand it off to Josh (McCown ) or if we want to do some passes, we'll go from there", he said. Hackenberg has had his detractors from the moment the Jets drafted him past year, though it's hard to see exactly what the Jets could lose from setting him loose.

Sport Jacob deGrom OK after scare in Mets' blowout victory
Author: 0 Jacob deGrom OK after scare in Mets' blowout victory

The Mets were also up 7-0 nothing at the time. DeGrom's 2016 season ended early when he underwent elbow surgery to fix the ulnar nerve in his right arm. Walker homered in the third, after Velasquez had departed the game with numbness in his right middle finger. DeGrom entered play 8-2 with a 1.98 ERA over his previous 10 starts and was never seriously threatened by the Phillies .

Sport Arsene Wenger little sympathy for rival Antonio Conte over squad size complaints
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger little sympathy for rival Antonio Conte over squad size complaints

But Wenger, whose Gunners kick off the Premier League season at home to Leicester tonight, said: "Do I feel sorry for Chelsea because they do not have enough players? No". "Maybe he has the opposite problem", said the Frenchman. Chelsea have, though, sent 18 players out on loan in pre-season and Wenger suggested they have contributed to the slimness of their own resources.

Sport Milan, offerta per Falcao! La risposta del Monaco
Author: 0 Milan, offerta per Falcao! La risposta del Monaco

Il Milan è alla continua ricerca dell'attaccante che gli consenta di fare il salto di qualità. Secondo quanto rivelato da France Football , Fassone tramite Jorge Mendes , agente della punta, avrebbe fatto pervenire al Monaco una offerta per il colombiano da 30 milioni di euro .

Sport Fiorentina, per la mediana arriva Benassi dal Torino
Author: 0 Fiorentina, per la mediana arriva Benassi dal Torino

Lo stesso allenatore ne ha sempre elogiato le qualità morali, ipotizzandone un utilizzo anche come esterno. Ecco le sue parole: "Il Torino ha ceduto Benassi , ma non si fermerà". Ex calciatore di Monaco e Saint Etienne, nell'ultima stagione, con la maglia del Nizza , ha giocato 39 partite, realizzando 8 reti e collezionando 7 assist.

Sport What's going on with Andrew Luck?
Author: 0 What's going on with Andrew Luck?

When they say he's healthy and ready to go, we'll get him out there". At this time, he is only worth picking to stash away for later, and as long as a suitable starting quarterback is chosen beforehand. That, coupled with his own reluctance to protect himself, has led to a number of injuries, including a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle.

Author: 0 Challenge filed in court to Australian gay marriage ballot

A postal vote on same-sex marriage is expected next month. It had already attempted once in October 2016 . "It's about my right to be able to stand in front of my family and friends and say "I do" to [my partner] Virginia". "I'm a strong leader", he said. Acting Special Minister of State Mathias Cormann argued a public vote would be a "unifying moment for the country", enabling those on the losing side of the argument to more readily accept the result.

Sport Rookie McMillan knocked from National Football League debut with knee injury
Author: 0 Rookie McMillan knocked from National Football League debut with knee injury

McMillan injured his knee but he walked off under his own power. The Miami Dolphins had Raekwon McMillan and Walt Aikens go down with injuries in Thursday's preseason game. Aikens should be back out there for next week's game. McMillan, who was penciled in as Miami's starting inside linebacker, was replaced by Mike Hull, who worked inside alongside Kiko Alonso and Lawrence Timmons during the first quarter.

Sport Barcelona on the verge of signing Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, claim reports
Author: 0 Barcelona on the verge of signing Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, claim reports

They have identified Coutinho as a replacement Spanish newspaper Sport are reporting that Barcelona are very close to signing the Brazil global. Coutinho already has La Liga experience on the other side of Barcelona as he enjoyed a successful six-month loan spell at Espanyol in 2012. They thought that FFP [Financial Fair Play] would stop Paris Saint-Germain paying his buy-out clause, but Barca had no idea that the negotiations between Neymar and PSG were so advanced.

Sport Blues star Willian reveals Manchester United tried to sign him
Author: 0 Blues star Willian reveals Manchester United tried to sign him

The third, Jose Mourinho , won three minor trophies during his first season, but one of them, the Europa League title, brought them back into Champions League. When playing United, managers often set their team up to defend both narrowly and in numbers, searching for a draw, and thanks to some utterly atrocious finishing, they usually got it.

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Author: 0 Sacchi: "Mirabelli, acquisti coerenti. Contano le idee, non i soldi"

Mi pare che Massimiliano Mirabelli , che non conosco, gli stia forndendo una buona squadra, che si sia mosso positivamente. "Preferirei dal Napoli , se non le spiace..." Lo rivincerà la Juventus che ha una netta superiorità caratteriale rispetto alle altre, anzi, mi correggo: solo la Juve può perderlo.

Sport México sube posiciones en el Ranking FIFA
Author: 0 México sube posiciones en el Ranking FIFA

En el resto de equipos de la CONMEBOL, repiten posición Chile y Colombia , en el puesto 7º y 8º respectivamente. Uruguay, por su parte, se mantiene en el puesto 17. Mención especial merece Namibia (136º, +20), que ha trepado el mayor número de posiciones este mes. México lidera la región al ubicarse en el puesto 14 tras subir dos puestos en el ranking mundial .

Sport Liverpool youngster Kent opens himself up for loan move
Author: 0 Liverpool youngster Kent opens himself up for loan move

The England U20 worldwide, 20, played in seven of the club's eight friendly fixtures. It was previously reported that Kent would head out on loan after signing a new contract, but that now seems unlikely. "I've probably been a lot more outgoing around the training camp, really expressing myself and not shying away from opportunities to go and show what I can do on the ball", he explained.

Sport Neymar, il Barça 'minaccia':
Author: 0 Neymar, il Barça 'minaccia': "Pagate 222 mln, poi il transfer"

Al largo di Saint Tropez , Neymar si diverte con un gruppo di amici e sfoggia un b0xer bianco con farfalline: non passa certamente inosservato. "Stiamo guardando al futuro". Somme da capogiro per una squadra ordinaria, ma non per l'emirato del Qatar, che attraverso la statale Qatar Investment Authority gestisce asset a livello globale per un valore che aggira intorno ai 330 miliardi di dollari fra cui il PSG , acquistato cinque anni fa dal Qatar Sports Investments per 170 milioni.

Sport Tiger Woods I'm Not Dating Kristin Smith Anymore
Author: 0 Tiger Woods I'm Not Dating Kristin Smith Anymore

Contrary to the false Daily Mail article , Kristin Smith and I are no longer dating and haven't since a year ago. It also said they have been dating for a year and that photos of the two had been taken on July 31. Upon completion of that program, the DUI charge will be dropped from Woods' record. Under court rules, Woods' attorney can enter a not guilty plea on his behalf Wednesday.

Sport National Basketball Association trade rumors 2017: Carmelo Anthony trade talks resume between Knicks, Rockets
Author: 0 National Basketball Association trade rumors 2017: Carmelo Anthony trade talks resume between Knicks, Rockets

The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets have resumed trade discussions that would send 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Rockets, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . The Knicks reportedly have no interest in taking on Anderson's long-term deal in order to dump Anthony . The Knicks first began actively trying to move Anthony before last season's trade deadline.

Author: 0 Christmas Day schedule announced headlined by Cavs-Warriors

The holiday matchup against the Wizards , who fell to the Celtics in a grueling seven-game series during the Eastern Conference Semifinals, will start at 5:30 p.m. The Cavs, meanwhile, have some turmoil with Kyrie Irving asking the team to trade him recently. Here's a look at the complete national TV schedule that was released on Thursday for the opening week of the upcoming NBA season.

Sport Chelsea EPL Title Defence Will Be Tough — Kante
Author: 0 Chelsea EPL Title Defence Will Be Tough — Kante

The 29-year-old Serbian will now be a key member in Jose Mourinho's squad as the Special One tries to mastermind a title-winning campaign. Although concerns regarding his discipline persist, there is little doubt about Costa's prowess in front of goal - he scored 20 times in the top flight last season.

Author: 0 Liverpool tie Kent to long-term contract

Kent featured prominently for Jurgen Klopp's side in their pre-season campaign and scored in the Audi Cup final penalty shoot-out defeat to Atletico Madrid. "Wherever I am, I want to be among the team and don't want to halt my progression as a player", he added. Many fans were talking about Ryan Kent's first-team chances this season, but it seems more likely that Kent will be loaned out to get more experience, with the Premier League another step up.

Sport Mike Krzyzewski knee surgery leads to cancellation of Duke exhibition trip
Author: 0 Mike Krzyzewski knee surgery leads to cancellation of Duke exhibition trip

Krzyzewski missed seven games in January after undergoing a back procedure to remove fragments from a herniated disc, following a left knee replacement in April 2016 and another surgery for hernia in May 2016. "While it's disappointing that we aren't able to make the Dominican Republic trip, this is a positive development for both our team and myself because it will allow us to be at full strength for the start of practice this fall", Mike Krzyzewski said Thursday.

Sport Thunder's Patterson undergoes knee surgery
Author: 0 Thunder's Patterson undergoes knee surgery

Patterson's status for training camp seems to be up in the air, and he will be re-evaluated in 4-6 weeks, but it looks like he should be ready to go well before the season starts, barring any significant setbacks. The most notable acquisition was Paul George , who came over in a trade for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis , but another key addition was Patrick Patterson , a stretch-four who signed a three-year, $16.4 million deal with the team after spending the last four and a half ...

Sport Pundit explains why Bale deal to United is still possible
Author: 0 Pundit explains why Bale deal to United is still possible

However, it looks as though Mourinho is ready to try again for the 28-year-old after admitting defeat with his ambitious move to try and lure Gareth Bale away from Real Madrid this summer. His coach will be expecting the Belgian striker to deliver just as Zlatan Ibrahimovic did last season, and he is already doing so. United, who were beaten in the UEFA Super Cup by Real Madrid on Tuesday, are playing with "a giant on the chest", according to Mourinho, who says they are lagging behind ...

Author: 0 Pochettino Tells Tottenham Fans To Expect Late Signings In Transfer Window

Pochettino has been in charge at Tottenham since 2014, while Klopp is in his third season with Liverpool, making the forthcoming campaign a watershed moment for both bosses. "We are working, trying to add some players to the squad", he said after the 2-0 win over Juventus . But Tottenham is the only club in England's top four divisions, let alone any club in the Champions League, that has not brought in any players via transfer or on loan.

Sport 'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal dies at 54
Author: 0 'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal dies at 54

However these actors work just as hard to make our Bollywood movies a delight to watch. The 54-year-old actor, had been suffering from Lung and Kidney Cancer since the last three years. In July, he took to Facebook to seek financial help . He had also asked for help from fans and well wishers through a Facebook post, he wrote: " Bhaio meri help karo meri cancer se halat kharab hoti ja rahi hai apka kalakar bhai sitaram panchal ,".

Sport Deputy Minister of Higher Education granted R5 000 bail
Author: 0 Deputy Minister of Higher Education granted R5 000 bail

Manana will be arrested, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told Eyewitness News on Tuesday. "The deputy minister will not be treated with special kid gloves but will face the full wrath of the law". Investigations into Manana's assault of a woman have been expedited and the investigation docket is set to be handed to the Public Prosecutor "soon", a police ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday morning.

Sport Inter, c'è l'accordo per Medel al Besiktas: le cifre
Author: 0 Inter, c'è l'accordo per Medel al Besiktas: le cifre

E poi, c'è la questione Kondogbia . Intanto il popolo nerazzurro aspetta... anche se spera che questi giocatori non lascino l'Inter , almeno in maniera definitiva. Sulla fumata bianca, però, non sembrano più esserci dubbi, tanto che l'ultimo indizio che avvicina sempre più Emre Mor all'Inter arriva proprio dal club tedesco: attraverso Twitter, infatti, il Dortmund ha comunicato che il giocatore non prenderà parte alla foto ufficiale del club.

Sport Bloccano pulmino e derubano 30 tifosi del Milan minacciandoli con un coltello
Author: 0 Bloccano pulmino e derubano 30 tifosi del Milan minacciandoli con un coltello

Il gruppo era diviso in tre pulmini noleggiati nel ragusano . I tifosi hanno chiamato subito il sindaco di Chiaramonte Gulfi che è andato a Catania per dargli sostegno. L'augurio di Guerrieri è quello di un intervento perché questo episodio non resti un fatto isolato, considerati i danni che arreca ai valori del calcio e dello sport in generale.

Sport Latest Day 1 scores and updates from Quail Hollow
Author: 0 Latest Day 1 scores and updates from Quail Hollow

He will play alongside Australian Stuart Deane and Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal for the first two rounds at the last major of the year this week. The PGA Championship is being hosted for the first time by the Quail Hollow Club, near the city of Charlotte in the U.S.