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Jets name Darnold starting QB

The New York Jets have officially turned over the offense to new face of the franchise Sam Darnold. Aug 30, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) during the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The ...

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Big names and young guns turn up the heat at U.S. Open

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big names and up-and-comers were set to clash at the U.S. Open on Monday as soaring temperatures led tournament officials to bring the heat rule back into effect. Sept 1, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits to Richard Gasquet of France in ...

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Ferrari had their chance and they blew it

MONZA, Italy (Reuters) – Ferrari had every hope of winning their home Italian Grand Prix for the first time since 2010 on Sunday and they blew it. The post-mortems were in full swing on Monday, with the front page headline of the mass-circulation Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper declaring ‘Autogol Ferrari’ ...

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Del Potro crushes Coric to make U.S. Open quarters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Third seed Juan Martin del Potro crushed Croatia’s Borna Coric 6-4 6-3 6-1 at the U.S. Open on Sunday to set up a quarter-final clash with American John Isner. Sep 2, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Juan Mart’n Del Potro of Argentina celebrates after match point ...

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Golf: Ancer upstages big names to lead in Boston

(Reuters) – Abraham Ancer upstaged the game’s big names to take a one-shot lead over Bryson DeChambeau and Tyrrell Hatton after the third round at the Dell Technologies Championship in Massachusetts on Sunday. Sep 2, 2018; Norton, MA, USA; Abraham Ancer studies his putt on the 16th hole during the ...

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Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams returns to the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday to take on unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the last 16 of the U.S. Open, while men’s top seed Rafa Nadal and defending women’s champion Sloane Stephens are also in action. FILE PHOTO – Aug 31, ...

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Djokovic puts his foot on the Gasquet to reach last 16

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic enjoyed his first routine victory at this year’s U.S. Open at the third attempt on Saturday as the two-time champion eased into the fourth round with a 6-2 6-3 6-3 win over flamboyant Frenchman Richard Gasquet. Sept 1, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Novak ...

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Cibulkova upsets Kerber to reach U.S. Open fourth round

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fourth seed Angelique Kerber’s bid for consecutive Grand Slam titles ended when 29th seed Dominika Cibulkova defeated the German 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open third round on Saturday. Sep 1, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Angelique Kerber of Germany hits a forehand against Dominika ...

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Federer, Djokovic and Sharapova in action at U.S. Open

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Experience meets youth when 20-times major winner Roger Federer takes on hard-serving 23-year-old Nick Krygios in a highly-anticipated third round clash at the U.S. Open on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – Aug 30, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts after beating Benoit Paire ...

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