Nishikori reigns over Murray
World No. 6 Kei Nishikori defeats No. 2 Andy Murray in a wet match Wednesday. Murray was in complete control of the match and was even ahead of Nishikori 6-1 and 3-3 but as soon as it began to rain, things became out of hand.
The Arthur Ashe Stadium had to close the roof to protect the players and the surface from rain. The match was suspended for a few minutes because of this. The court had to be dried up as well. more >>
NFL Sunday Night Football will not start with a marquee matchup. The two competitors, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns, are the 25th and 31st teams in the Week 1 Power Rankings.
These two bottom-feeders do have a stock of rising talent. The most exciting face-off would, of course, be the quarterback position, where many stars—Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Cam Newton, to name a few—were born.
With the two teams not having much else on their arsenal, both teams would have to rely on greenhorn starters to carry either of them to victory. more >>
Tim Tebow has secured a minor league contract with the NY Mets.
The Heisman Trophy winner who had hoped to wow at least one of his MLB prospects into offering him a contract has finally landed a deal.
NBA star Dwight Howard is glorifying God for the release of his new basketball shoe with Chinese company Peak Sport.
Last week, the Atlanta Hawks' center unveiled images of his new DH2 athletic shoe with the sportswear company, tweeting: "GOD is truly good. Yesterday I unveiled my new DH2 signature shoe. I truly THANK everyone for your support. #BeGr8."
Howard debuted his new basketball shoe in Beijing, China, where Peak Sports CEO Xu Zhihua spoke about growing the brand internationally. more >>
The latest NBA rumors come in various shapes and sizes. Some talk about teams convincing super starts to join their roster. Some discuss the future of NBA players that are nearing free agency. Others talk about retired players trying to make a comeback. As the regular season draws near, expect to hear more rumors and speculations; here are some of the latest.
1. Paul George to Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics are said to be interested in acquiring Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George. In their bid to win an NBA championship, getting a superstar to play for their team may be the only thing missing to be a solid contender. more >>
One of the most memorable moments during the recently-concluded 2016 Rio Olympics was also one of the most embarrassing in United States sporting history. Decorated swimmer Ryan Lochte made false claims that he was robbed at gunpoint at a Brazilian gas station and, in turn, created a fiasco in "The Marvelous City".
Despite Lochte already issuing an apologetic statement, the trouble he inserted himself into is not yet over. The 12-time Olympic medalist has been suspended for 10 months by the United States Olympic Committee, with the approval of the International Olympic Committee and USA Swimming.
Who to believe? more >>