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US Open: Venus Williams rises to occasion with straight sets win

Williams is bidding to win a 23rd grand slam title at Flushing Meadows, which would take her above Steffi Graf's Open-era record and within one of Margaret Court's all-time best. Sam Stosur, the 2011 US Open victor, was upset by China's Zhang Shuai 6-3, 6-3, and fifth-seeded Simona Halep eliminated Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-4 in a meeting between past French Open finalists.

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Warrant Issued In Rio For John Delaney's Passport Over Ticketing Scandal

Authorities said William O'Brien, who took responsibility for the Irish committee after Patrick Hickey was detained last week , departed from Brazil one day before authorities obtained a warrant to seize his passport and mobile devices in a Sunday raid.

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CM Punk insists he is going to win his UFC debut

Gall has competed for years prior to reaching the UFC , where he is 2-0. Punk says the comparisons aren't exactly the same to what he's facing right now in the UFC , but he understands why those lines would be drawn. "I've got to worry less about things". Gall won the opportunity to face Punk after he defeated Mike Jackson in his UFC debut. If he comes out and gets beat up by Gall, he will likely be in an embarrassing situation and likely never be heard from again.

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Mariners fall farther back in AL West with 8

That's Gomez' second home run in seven games with the Rangers, a span in which he now has four hits and eight RBI's through 26 plate appearances. The Dodgers were trailing 8-2 before they packed eight runs into the final two innings, and Toles sealed the win with his grand slam off closer Adam Ottavino (0-1).

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Vanderbilt, South Carolina kick off season with SEC opener

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Commodores are a 4.5-point home favorite versus the Gamecocks, while the over/under now sits at 42.5 points. Vanderbilt wasn't favored in many games (two to be exact), and split at the betting window in those two games. Ray Brewer won the 2015-2016 season, after Taylor Bern prevailed in 2014-2015.

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Trump says he'll win Washington state

OH is Exhibit A of where Republican strategists hope this reverse coattail phenomenon will happen. The GOP candidates are also leading their Democratic opponents. The New York businessman is scheduled to hold a rally in Everett at Xfinity Arena at 7 p.m. Tuesday. "We'll look at individual events on a case by case basis and see if it makes sense", Rubio told CNN.

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Russell Okung expected to play in Saturday's Denver Broncos preseason game

And unless Trevor Siemian goes ballistic this coming Saturday at home against the Rams - a tough task because of the aggressive Rams defense and Denver's bad offensive line - I can't see him as the starting QB on opening night. Poor, poor quarterback play. The Broncos got by last season on the rapidly declining play of Manning and the inexperience of Osweiler. Denver is set to take on the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday evening.

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The real Trump demonizes immigrants

He also reiterated what he wants to do about the approximately 11.3 million immigrants in the USA illegally, including about 180,000 from Colorado. Aguilar, who has been critical of Trump's tone and posture on race and immigration in the past, slammed Trump for his plan, with Aguilar describing it as being "even worse than what he initially proposed".

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Costa Saves Chelsea Again

Watford 1-2 Chelsea: The Blues looked impressive at times against West Ham and Conte has certainly added an extra bite to the team. "I'm pleased, I'm pleased for Cesc because he's working very hard in training sessions to show me that he deserves to play".

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Keane: Time Was Right To Make The Move

Hull's strategy of hustling Jose Mourinho's side in the initial stages and then retreating deeper into their territory later in the game came agonizingly close to paying dividends, but United's teenage sensation Marcus Rashford finally broke their resistance .

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Wenger: Xhaka can be Arsenal's new Petit

And Germany forward Mesut Ozil, making his first start for Arsenal after being rested post-Euro 2016, looked to have put the result beyond doubt on the stroke of half-time when he headed in from Sanchez's pass. Had Watford grabbed a second goal at that point it is easy to imagine Arsenal crumbling, which should be a concern for Wernger amid the joy of a valuable three points.

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Kaepernick, 49ers teammate kneel during national anthem

So before these socks, which were worn before I took my public stance, are used to distract from the real issues, I wanted to address them immediately". The San Francisco Police Officers Association responded by sending letters of complaint to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and to 49ers owner Jed York.

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Teddy Bridgewater ruins Chargers player's whole weekend with nasty juke move

Bank Stadium . The Vikings have sold out their new stadium for the inaugural season. What he did against the Chargers , though, suggested he's ready for the regular season. He's got a strong chance to make the team and could get himself into the defensive end rotation. The Vikings have more than 600 Vikings-branded spots for tailgating.

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Tim Anderson leaves White Sox game with bruised right calf

The other 10 hits went to waste on the first day of September, a grim reminder of opportunities wasted in May, June and July. "You look up there, we left 10 guys at one point and they cashed everybody in". Minnesota countered with five runs in the bottom of the second. Chicago posted a two-out rally in the fourth inning to get one back, getting back-to-back doubles from Carlos Sanchez and Melky Cabrera to narrow the deficit to three runs.

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Can Murray top golden year at US Open?

The 28-year-old German, who won her first grand-slam title in Melbourne at the start of the year, lacked belief in the early part of her career. Murray can not meet either Djokovic or Nadal until the final in NY but should he get there, the Scot will become only the fourth man in the Open era to make all four grand slam finals in a calendar year, joining Federer, Djokovic and Rod Laver.

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US's Shields hopes to inspire black women

Her flight lands at Bishop International Airport around 4 p.m. Tuesday and the community is invited to welcome her back. "They were in complete awe of Shields' talent and I could see so much admiration and hope in their eyes, aspiring one day to compete on that stage", said WKAR Current Sports Host Al Martin.

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Hendricks shines as Cubs sweep Padres

Chicago had better hitting, pitching and defense than the Padres , who are battling to stay out of the basement in the National League West while in full rebuilding mode. "He has to get a feel for his curveball earlier". Jackson retired the next two hitters. He hit his eighth homer of the season off Hand, going the opposite way with a 379-foot drive into the right field stands.The Padres pulled to within three runs of the Cubs in the bottom of the eighth when Trevor Cahill issued a two-out ...

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Lighten up: Allardyce wants England players to have fun

Alan Shearer, who ended his global career at 30 after Euro 2000, claimed earlier this week that Rooney should call time on his England commitments now and follow his example, and that of Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs, by focusing exclusively on his club career.

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Craig Sager undergoes rare third bone marrow transplant with trademark smile

The broadcaster underwent his third bone marrow transplant yesterday at a hospital in Houston . Now that's a devastating and scary thing for any wife to be unable to be there for love and support. But Barkley told his doctor that he was faced with an emergency. " Craig Sager is one of the most interesting people I've ever met", Barkley said.

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Premier League clubs outlay more than $2 billion in transfer window

A record £1.165bn was spent by Premier League clubs on transfer day this summer. "You also need to factor in that the players want to come to the Premier League and that is also a very important component here". Higuain set a few records with his transfer, becoming the most expensive South American footballer of all-time, the most expensive signing by an Italian club, and the most expensive signing between teams in the same league.

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British women see of Kiwis to reach first Olympic hockey final

If you are planning on going out after dark and have no way of returning other than via taxi, do not go out", according to The Guardian . The Germans went up on the Dutch in the first quarter after a goal from Lisa Schutze, but Dutch captain Maartje Paumen tied it up early in the second with a drag flick shot on a penalty corner attempt.

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Olympic champion Andy Murray, Canadian Milos Raonic advances in Cincinnati

Top seed Murray, running out of puff after claiming his second Olympic gold medal in Rio, grabbed his left hip in the opening game against Tomic, but soon settled in. In the second upset of the day on Center Court, 19 year old Borna Coric routed No. 3 seed Rafael Nadal 6-1, 6-3 to advance to his first ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinals.

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United States military members are showing support for Colin Kaepernick with #VeteransForKaepernick

In an email, he said he was also exhausted of people using veterans to argue against Kaepernick's stance, "especially when that flag and anthem has been racist towards people historically, treated Veterans like crap in the past and now, and in some cases [using] us as a vehicle for their ignorant agendas".

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Hillary Clinton has 2.8-point lead over Donald Trump — UPI/CVoter poll

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton raised a whopping $143 million last month for her campaign and the Democratic Party, surging to her strongest performance of the 2016 election. Almost three in 10 of those who back Clinton say she didn't take appropriate steps to avoid the controversy. For comparison, then-Sen. Barack Obama raised Obama's campaign raised $66 million in August 2008 and $150 million in September 2008.

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Arsenal Claim First Premier League Victory

Speaking to Arsenal .com last night, Wenger revealed that the 30-year-old had just taken a kick and the injury isn't thought to be serious. " It was all very positive and I was quickly convinced because I myself find the club really great ".

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Five things about Canada's canola industry

In a dialogue session with Chinese entrepreneurs, Trudeau, who started today a tour of this Asian territory, said he hopes to convey "friendship and openness towards China" not only to his children but also to the future generations of Canada.

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City striker Aguero charged by FA with violent conduct

If he is found guilty by a three-person panel of former officials, Aguero could receive a three-match ban. That means he would be suspended for the Manchester derby at Old Trafford on September 10. City have won three Premier League games out of three under new boss Guardiola. Each panel member will review the video footage independently of one another to determine whether they consider it a sending-off offence.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger: MLS an option but Man United stay is my dream

Eighteen-year-old striker Rashford scored victor on Saturday in their 1-0 win against Hull and managed eight goals last season despite having only made his first-team debut in February. "I'm 23 now, so I wanted to come here on a permanent transfer and get settled", he told his new club's official website . "I have to credit Hull.their players can not do more than they did".

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Calciomercato Milan: "False le accuse di Capozucca su Mati Fernandez"

Colpo last minute del Milan , che ha prelevato dalla Fiorentina Mati Fernandez , bruciando sulla linea del traguardo il Cagliari . Il club ora adirà per via legali visto che la società rossonera ha mandato come intermediario della trattativa il sopra citato Pablo Cosentino , inibito per il caso Pulvirenti.

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Harvick takes Bristol win, then celebrates with Stewart

The race was originally scheduled for Saturday night but was postponed by rain for its completion Sunday afternoon. His performance on the track begged to differ, as Dillon powered his No. Kyle Busch is the current leader, with Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney behind him in second and third, respectively. The race was slowed by nine cautions - the first for rain on Lap 31, which delayed the race overnight.

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PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming Pakistan vs England 4th ODI

Unbeaten in all their nine limited-overs matches so far this summer, England are therefore Royal London Series winners - having taken a 3-0 lead with two to play. After two already convincing wins, with most of their batsmen accruing a score at one point or another and all their bowlers firing, it was the icing on the cake to close out the series, with Alex Hales smashing 171 from 122 balls.

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David Luiz rejoins Chelsea from PSG

It is an area that boss Antonio Conte has identified as needed reinforcement many times during this transfer window. "The prices have gone insane. you find people focusing more on the domestic market". Earlier on Wednesday, Chelsea paid a reported 23 million pounds to sign former Bolton Wanderers left-back Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina. Leicester complete the signing of Algeria striker Slimani.

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Claressa Shields becomes first USA boxer to win two Olympic gold medals

She used to tell her coaches that she needed to spar against boys, but they would say no. Uzbekistan's boxers took a single medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games - a bronze - but at Rio 2016 they were among the contenders in nearly every category and won seven medals, more than any other country.

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U.S. Veterans Come To Colin Kaepernick's Defense

The fact that Kaepernick is African-American, Lochette pointed out, also makes him susceptible to experiencing police violence ― as some professional athletes have. "But a true veteran would fight to the death to protect his right to say what he believes". Instead, people have chosen to criticize a vocal black man who is unapologetic in his refusal to stand up for the national anthem.

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Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters selected as Ryder Cup wildcards

That points towards the likes of Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer , who finished 13th and 14th on the world points list respectively, or perhaps even Francesco Molinari , Graeme McDowell or Luke Donald, who were 18th, 19th and 21st. "I joined the European Tour and I was 100% committed to making the Ryder Cup team". I didn't feel like I needed to ask any questions or give my opinion on anything.


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