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Serena Williams & Billie-Jean King's tennis sexism claims dismissed by Jamie Murray

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She is a wealthy businesswoman with an impressive portfolio of endorsement deals, a fashion line and investments in the media industry. "I thought about those things watching Serena, and I said, 'This kid has been playing all of these years, and I don't think she's ever been accused of cheating before it happened on Saturday.'" he said, "And [tennis coaches], they all cheat, no matter how you look at it". Read More »

Jose Mourinho once again gets angry with media

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed he is "in the dark" over Paul Pogba's outspoken agent Mino Raiola's intentions for the French World Cup victor. Lukaku steered Ashley Young's cross into the net with his chest in the 35th minute. 38' - GOAL! Watford 0-2 Man United. Paul Pogba , who had three first-half chances, almost doubled two minutes later, but his attempt was pushed over the crossbar by goalkeeper Ben Foster . Read More »

New Stats Support Umpire Carlos Ramos In Dispute With Serena Williams

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According to the source, umpires are reportedly discussing the option of refusing match assignments that involve Williams until she apologises to Ramos for calling him a " liar " and " thief ". There's a lot of men out here that have said a lot of things, and because they are men, that doesn't happen to them. But the cartoon keeps bringing criticism, most notably online. Read More »

Jamie Murray: Serena Williams' sexism claims are 'a bit far-fetched'

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However some Twitter users weren't so quick to forget the reason for the cartoon in the first place. Williams in the moment blamed sexism , sparking a debate about the way female tennis players are judged. "Did she have to behave differently only because she was Serena Williams? ". "So, I was really happy that she said that". On Monday, after the ITF defended Ramos's calls, the umpire himself made his first public comment as well, saying, "It's an unhappy situation but à la carte ... Read More »

Djokovic rejoins 'Big 3'; Osaka jumps to No. 7

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That left Djokovic, who missed the U.S. Open a year ago because of a right elbow injury, as the last man standing to defend the "Big Four's" title streak against a man who had broken it once before. As a snapshot of Sunday night's match, the eighth game of the second set served quite well. While the 6-6 del Potro relied on his long strides, the 6-2 Djokovic over and over demonstrated a sort of gymnastic telepathy - all agility and anticipation. Read More »

Djokovic back at the top of the tennis mountain

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Playing on the same court where Pete Sampras claimed his 14th and final Grand Slam crown, Djokovic had endured more disappointment than joy on Arthur Ashe , mining just three titles from eight finals. After his latest performance, it's a safe bet Sampras is admiring Djokovic as well - along with many others. Federer broke Sampras' record at Wimbledon in 2009, with Nadal also surpassing the American with victory at the 2017 French Open. Read More »

Packers Stock Report: A Week 1 Roller Coaster

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Well the dream was just that for a few hours Sunday night, then it turned into a nightmare. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was taken to the locker room on a cart after suffering an apparent leg injury during his team's season opener. Read More »

Rep. Sean Duffy speaks out against Nike ad

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The TV campaign, called " Dream Crazy ", shows Nike is ready to go even bigger with Kaepernick. The commercial features several clips of inspirational athletes as Kaepernick's narration encourages viewers to follow their dreams. "Because of you, Gloria James, I'm able to be in a position today where I can give back and showcase why I believe African-American women are the most powerful women in the world". Read More »

Packers open season against Bears at Lambeau Field

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The Bears were more than willing to pay the price, but they also got a little back, too. Yes, Aaron Rodgers was incredible in his ability to lead a resilient Green Bay Packer group past the Chicago Bears . "You know we talked about finishing and we didn't do that", Nagy said. Does this help us win? I was proud to see what we did as a defense. "He'll be hard on himself because of who he is, but I wouldn't want it any other way". Read More »

Bears unveil Mack at Packers in primetime opener

McCarthy said he'll count on experience on the offensive line, which features four tested veterans, and veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis to help hold down Mack and Vic Fangio's ever-aggressive 3-4 scheme. Chicago essentially gets a free season of the league's best defensive player (his bargain $13.8M cap number this season is the same) since the Raiders don't collect draft picks until after the season. Read More »

Djokovic aims to cut Del Potro down to size

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But Millman scuttled that showdown by stunning the 20-time Grand Slam champ in four sets in the fourth round on a hot and humid evening that Federer said sapped his energy and made it hard to breathe. I didn't take any pleasure in watching Nadal go through the motions in that second set - especially in case he did more damage. In an enthralling opening set that featured four breaks of serve, del Potro squandered two set points on his serve at 5-4. Read More »

Serena Williams to meet Japanese 20-year-old in US Open final

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The pair has met just once before, with Osaka stunning Williams 6-3 6-2 at the Miami Open in March. Having reached the Wimbledon final in July, she has flown through the US Open draw like a high-speed NY subway train. I think that experience was really good for me. "I love you ( Serena )". After reaching her maiden Grand Slam final Osaka spoke of realising a dream in booking a meeting with Williams, in what has already been a breakthrough season. Read More »

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Its time for Tom vs. the Texans

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Houston has not beaten the Patriots since the regular-season finale in 2009 (0-7 since) and has never won at Gillette Stadium. "They're a great team". The highly anticipated return of Deshaun Watson is finally here, and after his electric 8 game stretch last season, expectations are sky high for the former Clemson Quarterback. Read More »

'I love you', Osaka tells US Open final opponent Serena

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Despite playing one of the most complete, dominant matches of her comeback Thursday night, one in which she executed to a T the game plan she and coach Patrick Mouratoglou meticulously crafted, Williams knows not to get ahead of herself before Saturday's final against 20-year-old Naomi Osaka . Read More »

'Stadium in shock': Millman stuns Federer

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Keys has reached at least the quarterfinals in three of the four Grand Slam tournaments this year. That self-doubt led him to consider retirement, and he described his city job as a "nice change of pace". Then he started all over again, Millman's ranking spiralling outside the top 1000 again. But Federer has been here before and defied his doubters. Read More »

Paul Pogba blasted for ‘embarrassing’ feud with Jose Mourinho

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He also continued with this needless and inflammatory comment. When asked, he said: "If they sent me away, do you have any idea how much money they would have to give me?!" "I can not say more". "Of course, he knows what he is doing [in press conferences] for sure". Spanish tax authorities allege the Manchester United manager owed 3.3 million euros ($3.8m). Read More »

Sloane Stephens: Defending US Open Champion Reaches Quarterfinals

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I wish I could've done a little better out there. "To reach the semi-final again here in NY in my favourite tournament is very special to me", said Del Potro after his eighth win over Isner in 12 meetings. First, there were four break points squandered, along with an early chance for the lead. Meanwhile, in the women's side of the championship, Serena Williams admitted she was not at her best during her quarterfinal win over Karolina Pliskova. Read More »

New UEFA Nations League is major money-maker 09/06/2018

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Asides the UEFA Nations League colours replicated extensively on the match ball, Adidas also added the official logo of the tournament to the ball. When does the first Nations League tournament take place? As just the third man to win the World Cup as both a player and manager, Deschamps is more aware than most of the increased exposure that comes with such success, but believes it can serve his team well. Read More »

‘Giant’ Romelu Lukaku credited with inspiring Man United victory

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The United manager clambered over the advertising hoardings at full time and gave his jacket to one of the fans that had chanted his name throughout, sticking with their team as they did on Monday. The dismissal did not prove costly to the visitors at Turf Moor, though, as United saw out the victory given to them by Romelu Lukaku's first-half double. Read More »

In U.S. Open Upset, Roger Federer ‘Couldn’t Get Air’

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Grand Slam championships are the four most important tennis events held annually in France, United States, Britain and Australia. Federer also led by a break of serve in the second set, at 5-4, 40-15. That's right: Six hours after beating Roger freaking Federer at the U.S. Open, Millman will be doing a fantasy draft with his buddies. When asked if he believed he could beat Djokovic in the quarters as well, Millman replied, "Yeah, why not?" It is the first time Federer has lost to a ... Read More »

Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain

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But after his fighter jet was shot down over Vietnam, leaving him with lifelong injuries, he ultimately left the military and turned to politics, representing Arizona in the US Congress for 35 years. McCain, a former aviator who was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for more than five years in the 1960s, made one of his last public appearances at the academy last October, when he told the student body the school prepared him for challenges he had yet to confront. Read More »

New Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson gives away goal on baffling error

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Cruyff attempted to shake Iheanacho with a Cruyff turn, but Iheanacho won the ball and found Rachid Ghezzal , who cut Leicester's deficit to one goal. They next face an away trip to Spurs after the global break. He knows it, we need to get used to it. "It's only a positive that he's such a good footballer", he added. Read More »

Ronaldo 'furious' at losing to Modric for UEFA award

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The new season Champions League season also marks a new three-year round of broadcasting and sponsor deals allowing for UEFA to distribute higher prize money, which will benefit the clubs with a more storied European history. "He really deserves the award than Ronaldo and Salah because he was very consistent", Akonnor said. Valencia and debutants Young Boys from Switzerland complete Group H . Read More »

Ozil back for Arsenal after rift talk

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Although that hype may have taken a blow in the opening two games . the Gunners will still be excited about the season ahead. 'I like the possibility to have the player play different positions on the pitch, ' said Emery. Arsenal need at least a 12-point improvement on their tally of 63 last season if they are to qualify for the Champions League. Cardiff will be without the likes of Aron Gunnarsson and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, while Junior Hoilett is a slight doubt with a groin ... Read More »

Khalil Mack makes Chicago Bears legit threat in NFC North

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Mack is undeniably a good player, but a bigger question facing the Bears will be whether Trubisky develops into the Bears' franchise quarterback. Only one month ago, the idea of the Raiders trading their best defensive player seemed impossible, but that all seemed to change during the past 24 hours. Read More »

Sadio Mane reveals why he rejects Man Utd offer

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The Italian born tactician replaced Antonio Conte as the head coach of the club and has been impressive in his side's start to the 2018-19 EPL campaign. "The manager knows the experience I have from over the last ten years - I'm quite quick and I just want to help the team as much as I can". His involvement means he travels to Liverpool for a couple of sessions a month and he has already been proactive with the senior squad in the early weeks of this season. Read More »

World number one Rafael Nadal seeks second straight US Open title

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He took advantage of a kind draw to reach his first slam final in NY 12 months ago then proved that was no fluke by defeating Federer at Wimbledon before his epic victory over John Isner carried him to another final . The 37-year-old was, if not happy with the draw, at least resigned. 42 - 30-and-over players in the draw. The " Big Three" have won one grand slam each this year and have raised the bar for New York Fans. Read More »

Salah sends Liverpool top, Man City held by Wolves

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The Reds were not at their best but Mohamed Salah's first-half strike was enough to secure all three points. Manchester City have just been held back to a surprising result against Wolves , as they have failed to win an away match in the Premier League after a considerably long time . Read More »

Fashion flap: Serena OK with French Open despite catsuit ban

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Tennis legend Serena Williams was a no-show at Friday's Media Day press conference for the upcoming U.S Open in NY, after her daughter was taken ill. "I feel like I have to be nice to myself". She's set to wow NY with her new "Queen" collection for Nike designed with American stylist Virgil Abloh. Read More »

4-way tie for lead at Northern Trust as Woods stalls

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Hopefully, this relaxes him and he plays stress-free golf because he has some real potential to end up at the top of the leaderboard . "I was in a soft cast for nearly two-and-a-half months". He has full status on the European Tour and will attempt to achieve full-time PGA Tour status through the Web.com Finals. It's been a long year, and that was one of my goals - to make that team. Read More »

Jürgen Klopp: It’s harder to win the Premier League

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But City are exerting more control now. You only have a problem with them twice over the course of the year. Some fantastic stuff here. great movement and intensity. Zonal marking on a corner!Handball! Possession stats are 30-70 to City. I'm very paranoid when it comes to Martin Atkinson, but I reckon 100% he would have given Silva a pen, if that would have been against Everton? "When you build something you have to truly believe in what you're doing". Read More »

Xiaomi's Poco F1 Arrives In India At Rs 20999

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In terms of optics, the Xiaomi Poco F1 features a dual camera setup. Granted, the Pocophone F1 is a bit behind the OnePlus 6 when it comes to pure specs , as it has a nominally weaker camera and an LCD instead of AMOLED screen. Additionally, there is a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor from Samsung at the back. There is a 20MP front camera with AI beauty feature and also supports Infrared face unlock . Read More »

Urban Meyer Investigation: Ohio State Coach’s Old Text Messages Missing

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Ohio State is like Oklahoma and Alabama, in terms of success and tradition and commitment, except think about the Sooners or Crimson Tide being in a state three times bigger, but without a peer institution. Investigators also shine a light on Urban Meyer's text messages. Text messages have been a central feature in coverage of the scandal, most notably when independent journalist Brett McMurphy detailed messages sent by Courtney Smith to Coach Meyer's wife Shelley . Read More »