Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Pure Michigan 400 By Brandon Farris

Brad Keselowski will start up front for the first time at his home track on Sunday after sweeping the pole with his Penske teammate Joey Logano....


Karolina Pliskova reflects on "tough" first tournament as world number one By Pete Borkowski

Karolina Pliskova's first tournament as the world number one ended with a quarterfinal loss to Caroline Wozniacki on Friday in Toronto. After the loss, she spoke to the media about her first event as the number one player in the world....


LA Galaxy vs New York City FC: New York look to keep up winning ways By Jay Stucchio

After a 3-2 win in the Hudson River Derby, New York City FC will look to continue to grab another win in Los Angeles....
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WTA Rogers Cup: Caroline Wozniacki roars back to stun Karolina Pliskova

Pete Borkowski | Karolina Pliskova’s debut tournament as the world number one came to an early end on Friday, as she was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup by former world number one Caroline Wozniacki. In a rain-prolonged match that took over five hours from when the women first took the court, the top seed struggled with consistency, blowing leads in the first and third sets, allowing the tenacious Wozniacki to battle back and clinch a spot in the semifinals with a 7-5, 6-7(3), 6-4. Rain works to Wozniacki’s advantage The two women took the court at their scheduled start time of 12:30 pm, only to have to leave the court after the warm-up as the rain began to pour just before the opening serve. Nearly two hours later, the match got underway with Pliskova racing out of the gate. She used her big power to set up break points on Wozniacki’s serve, converting the second when the Dane sent a backhand long. After holding to take a 3-0 lead, the top seed held a triple break point opportunity for a double break, but put three straight balls into the net. As Wozniacki held game point at AD-40, the skies opened up again, forcing the pair to retreat to the locker room. Wozniacki follows through on a forehand during her quarterfinal win. Photo: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images The relay only lasted 15 minutes, and while Wozniacki would win the point she needed to hold, she quickly found herself in trouble again in her next service game....


Another Early Retirement: Maddy Evans leaves the game By Cindy Lara

The Orlando Pride midfielder decides to leave the game after five years in the NWSL, accepting a job offer in Pennsylvania....

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World Athletics Championships: Dafne Schippers successfully defends 200m title By Oliver Dickson Jefford

The Dutchwoman was forced to settle for silver in the Olympic games last year, though she went one better this time to get her second medal of the meet, ahead of the likes of Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Shaunae Miller-Uibo....

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World Athletics Championships: Emma Coburn takes steeplechase gold in thrilling final By Oliver Dickson Jefford

Coburn set a new championship record as she took gold ahead of fellow American Courtney Frerichs. Defending champion Hyvin Jepkemoi finished in third place....

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World Athletics Championships: Brittney Reese wins long jump as the USA continue goldrush By Pathik Gamana

Brittney Reese claimed a fourth World Champs gold medal, to take her overall medal tally to eight. Darya Klishina competing as a neutral claimed the silver whilst Bartoletta by the skin of her teeth stole the bronze medal....


Buffalo Bills make a splash, acquire Jordan Matthews and E.J Gaines By Norman Tall

The Buffalo Bills made a pair of big moves on Friday afternoon as they traded away Sammy Watkins but received E.J Gaines and Jordan Matthews in separate trades....


Ezekiel Elliott suspended for six games by the NFL By Norman Tall

Friday afternoon the NFL announced that second-year running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended six games by the NFL for violating the personal conduct policy....


Toronto FC vs Portland Timbers: Preview, team news, viewing info By Paul DeBruler

The Timbers face their sternest test remaining this season....


WTA Rogers Cup: Top seeds Makarova/Vesnina make winning return to action, roll past Canadian teenagers Andreescu/Branstine By Max Gao

Top seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina made a winning return to action in their first match since their Wimbledon triumph, making light work of the Canadian wild card team of Bianca Andreescu and Carson Branstine to advance to the quarterfinals at the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank....


ATP Cincinnati: Marin Cilic out with abductor injury By Oliver Dickson Jefford

Cilic, who won his first Masters 1000 title in Cincinnati last year, has been forced out of the tournament due to the same injury that saw him withdraw from Montreal....
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