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Sports Seattle Storm fans can celebrate a WNBA title with a new t-shirt
Author: 0 Seattle Storm fans can celebrate a WNBA title with a new t-shirt

Stewart had 30 points, and Howard, who had been a bit player in Minnesota last year when the Lynx won the title, was a monumental contributor all year in Seattle after her acquisition in a trade. Washington went on a 16-3 run to again close their deficit to just five points as Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had eight points in six second-half minutes. Washington did mount a 6-0 run late in the third quarter, and capitalized on a technical foul on Seattle coach Dan Hughes, to cut the lead to 10 points.

Sports John McEnroe defends Serena Williams: 'I have said far worse'
Author: 0 John McEnroe defends Serena Williams: 'I have said far worse'

Their match on Saturday was characterised by chaos, though, and some in the crowd in NY booed during the trophy ceremony. "For me to say " thief ", and for him to take a game, it made me feel like it was a sexist remark", she said , arguing that male athletes can and have said worse without receiving penalties.

Sports Michael Owen reveals his prediction for Watford v Man United
Author: 0 Michael Owen reveals his prediction for Watford v Man United

The latest example of this comes from CalcioMercato , who suggest Jose Mourinho is eyeing a move for Juventus' Argentina worldwide, Paulo Dybala . "It's one of the biggest clubs in the world". Boateng, 30, considered leaving Bayern after seven years at the Allianz Arena. "So Paul, if you want to go play somewhere else, let's make that work for you because Manchester United will be fine, don't worry about that".

Sports Seattle Storm wins third WNBA title
Author: 0 Seattle Storm wins third WNBA title

Elena Delle Donne and Kristi Toliver led the way for the Mystics in the loss, scoring 23 and 22 points, respectively. Natasha Howard led the way for Seattle with 29 points and 14 rebounds. Converting their 3-point attempts would be a big step in the right direction. Minutes into the third quarter, center LaToya Sanders who has been a picture of consistency for the Mystics this season suffered a left ankle sprain that was initially much scarier.

Sports Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD
Author: 0 Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD

By the time the storm leaves the region, forecasters expect it to drop 50 to 75 centimeters (19-30 inches) of rain in coastal areas, with some parts capable of receiving up to 100 centimeters (40 inches). "Either no (hotel) rooms are available, or we are denied because the breed or size of dogs", she said. As of now, Florence is due to make landfall very early Friday morning, somewhere in the Carolinas.

Sports Novak Djokovic bests del Potro for third title at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic bests del Potro for third title at U.S. Open

Open in 2002 - seemed like the acme of sporting achievement in men's tennis. When Djokovic won his 13th Grand Slam at Wimbledon in July it was particularly pleasing as it was his first success at a major since he finally picked up the missing French Open trophy he so relished in 2016.

Sports 55 nominees for FIFA FIFPro World11 2018 revealed
Author: 0 55 nominees for FIFA FIFPro World11 2018 revealed

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi however have been named in the awards a record 11 times each - every year since 2007. The FIFA FIFPro World11 is decided by the players, for the players and involves votes from nearly 25,000 professional footballers from 65 different countries.

Sports Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee
Author: 0 Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee

Aaron Rodgers told the media he has a sprained knee and that it's been "pretty sore the last three days". The team has yet to determine if Rodgers will even be able to practice at all this week ahead of their home opener. We'll see what tomorrow brings". Knowing coach Mike Zimmer, I'd expect plenty of pressure on Rodgers. He says Rodgers and the training staff are still taking this day by day.

Sports Here’s what happened to Nike sales after their Kaepernick ad dropped
Author: 0 Here’s what happened to Nike sales after their Kaepernick ad dropped

Nike's online sales have surged in the wake of it's "Just Do It" campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick . Others argued the backlash and calls for a Nike boycott showed how the debate has morphed beyond how to react to athletes trying to highlight issues like racial inequality and police shootings of unarmed minorities.

Sports Los Angeles Rams: Grades for Week 1 against the Raiders
Author: 0 Los Angeles Rams: Grades for Week 1 against the Raiders

What a start! 7-0 Raiders. Rams coach Sean McVay agreed that the Raiders' offense caused some confusion, in part because there was no game tape to study of new coach Jon Gruden's scheme. Contract holdouts are fairly typical for star National Football League players. He never showed up for an OTA, he never showed up for training camp, and it was obvious he wasn't going to show up for the season.

Sports Half goals give Brazil comfortable 2-0 win over U.S.
Author: 0 Half goals give Brazil comfortable 2-0 win over U.S.

Firmino put the visitors ahead after 11 minutes when he tapped a volley home from close range after fine work on the right wing from Douglas Costa . Just 32,469 attended the match at MetLife Stadium, a possible site of the 2026 World Cup final, and Brazilian supporters vastly outnumbered American fans.

Sports Spain destroy Croatia 6-0 in Uefa Nations League clash
Author: 0 Spain destroy Croatia 6-0 in Uefa Nations League clash

Asensio, who was not among the starters against England , also set up Rodrigo's goal early in the second half with a ideal through ball behind the defence. To reach the Nations League finals next June, Spain need just two points from their remaining two games, at home to England and away to Croatia .

Sports England 1-0 Switzerland: Kick It Out International
Author: 0 England 1-0 Switzerland: Kick It Out International

England's first-half performance in the friendly win over Switzerland was "embarrassing" and the players "weren't happy with how we were playing", says full-back Danny Rose . "We altered the shape a little bit in the second half, which I think helped get our defence a little bit higher up the pitch and meant less running for our midfielders".

Sports Jets Claim They Knew Matthew Stafford's Signals
Author: 0 Jets Claim They Knew Matthew Stafford's Signals

It's like the Jets' "New Jack City" defense knew what was coming . It's also the debut of new Lions head coach Matt Patricia , the long-time defensive coordinator under Bill Belichick on the New England Patriots . "On that interception, I was pretty nervous", Darnold said . I'm going to go with NO here and I'm not going to overthink it. That included a 41-yard touchdown pass to Robby Anderson in the second quarter.

Sports Serena Williams fined $17,000 for US Open meltdown
Author: 0 Serena Williams fined $17,000 for US Open meltdown

On court, she said: "There's a lot of men out here who have said a lot things and because they are men nothing happens to them". There are separate categories for coaching ("Communications of any kind, audible or visible, between a player and a coach may be construed as coaching") and for abuse of rackets or equipment.

Sports Liberty University Considers Dropping Nike over Kaepernick Ad
Author: 0 Liberty University Considers Dropping Nike over Kaepernick Ad

Nike this week unveiled an endorsement deal with Kaepernick , who also narrates the new ad celebrating the 30th anniversary of the company's "Just Do It" slogan. The surge was better than the 17 percent increase recorded past year during the same period, the report stated. Many people oppose Kaepernick's refusal last season to stand during the national anthem before games.

Author: 0 There will always be rumours - Pogba brushes off Barcelona talk

You better look away now, Mourinho, as Cantona wasn't done there. "Of the 126 appearances Rashford has made for Manchester United , I am not sure how many have been in his favoured position as a striker". "I think we also have to remember his age and what he's achieved in a short period of time". If they called me, I would go; I would enjoy it. Juve would have to agree to sell highly-rated attacker Dybala, who is rumoured to be valued at around £110m - more than the amount United would ...

Sports Serena Williams fined $17,000 for violations in U.S. Open final
Author: 0 Serena Williams fined $17,000 for violations in U.S. Open final

Naomi Osaka still struggles to believe that she won her maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open on Saturday beating the American Serena Williams . Williams first disputed a warning for coaching, was given a point penalty for smashing a racket and then was handed a game violation after unleashing a torrid volley of abuse at Ramos.

Sports Packers' Aaron Rodgers exits field on cart after suffering left knee injury
Author: 0 Packers' Aaron Rodgers exits field on cart after suffering left knee injury

A 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 9:01 left in the game has the Packers within 20-17 of the Bears. "Of course, quite a bit of pain but that has never stopped [Aaron Rodgers] before". The Packers would kick a field goal, and Rodgers showed no real signs of an injury on the series. Turning to Kizer, who struggled last season after being forced into the starting job for the Cleveland Browns, could also pose difficulties for a team that would have to face hard defenses within the ...