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Defending US Open champ Sloane Stephens beaten in quarters

NEW YORK -- Sloane Stephens won't be defending her US Open title.   Battling a sinus infection and stiflingly humid conditions, the No. 3 seed was stunned in the quarterfinals Tuesday by No. 19 Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, 6-2, 6-3, in Arthur Ashe Stadium. A year ago, Stephens beat...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 2:17pm

Tyler Seguin NHL trade rumors: Contract issues ahead

Things look to be precariously perched between the Dallas Stars and No. 1 center Tyler Seguin. Entering the final season of a six-year, $34.5 million deal and with unrestricted free agency looming, Seguin and his current team have made no progress in coming to terms on a long-term contract...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 3:14pm

John Isner last American man standing at US Open

NEW YORK -- There is plenty of good news for John Isner these days.   His wife, Maddy, is due with their first child, a girl, on Sept. 22   Luckily for Isner, that is about two weeks after the US Open men's final, for which he still remains alive.   "I...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 9:37am

Serena Williams advances to 2018 US Open quarters

NEW YORK -- Serena Williams stepped onto the Arthur Ashe Stadium court wearing a lavendar tutu and matching high-top sneakers on Sunday afternoon. She then gave the crowd three sets to enjoy her dress — and her stellar play. Williams, the six-time US champion and No. 17 seed, beat Kaia...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 9:13am

Free Tennessee West Virginia live stream college football

Can Will Grier elevate his game enough for West Virginia to take the next step up the college football ranks? That’s one of the questions that will be answered when the 17th-ranked Mountaineers kick off their 2018 season facing Tennessee on Saturday (September 1) at 3:30 p.m. EST. Below are...

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:23am

Danny Picard: Patriots should lock up Dez Bryant

It feels like we do this every year. "The New England Patriots need another wide receiver." OK, “need” is a little strong. So let’s try that again: It “wouldn’t hurt” if the Patriots acquired another wide receiver. We’re just a little over a...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:39pm

Nikola Vucevic NBA trade rumors: Lakers, Hawks

The Orlando Magic look as though they are going full speed ahead with their desire to rebuild through youth. According to the Athletic's Michael Scotto on Wednesday, the Magic are expected to make center Nikola Vucevic available on the trade market after drafting Mohamed Bamba out of Texas with...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:55pm

NBA Trade Rumors Lakers Celtics Jimmy Butler DeMarcus Cousins

The NBA has become such a top-heavy league that there are only a handful of teams that have the clout to sign the top free agents available each summer. In the next few years the Warriors Lakers and Celtics are expected to be the big power brokers. Golden State will have the cache because they...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:05pm

Venus, Serena Williams on collision course at 2018 US Open

NEW YORK -- Nearly two decades ago, the US Open moved the women's final to prime time on Saturday night to showcase rising stars Venus and Serena Williams, beaded hair and all.   In their first meeting at the Open in that 2001 final, Venus beat her little sister in straight sets for...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:38am

US Open top seed Simona Halep loses in first round

NEW YORK — Simona Halep made history in the first match ever on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium at the US Open.   And not in a good way.   With the tournament barely two hours old, the world No. 1 and top seed at the Open was sent packing by the powerful Estonian Kaia Kanepi, 6-...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 1:16pm

Tennis 'Big Three' poised to make more history at 2018 US Open

NEW YORK — For all the talk of the "Big Four" in men's tennis, it is really the "Big Three" who maintain a stranglehold on the sport. During a Golden Age for men's tennis, Roger Federer (20), Rafael Nadal (17) and Novak Djokovic (13) have combined to win 50 Grand...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:59am

Could Yankees catch Red Sox in AL East?

The idea of the New York Yankees winning the American League Eastern division seemed like nothing more than a pipe dream on Aug. 18 as the Bronx Bombers sat 10.5 games behind the scorching-hot Boston Red Sox who had won 17 of their last 20 games.  While the Red Sox slew any poor franchise...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:42am

Boston colleges with rich history of sports success

Boston is the king of pro sports in this country, having won the most major championships of any city in the United States since the turn of the century. But we’re not too shabby in the collegiate sports department either. Boston remains the top city in the country for men’s college...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 4:48pm

Eric Decker retires from NFL after short time with New England Patriots

NFL player Eric Decker’s decision to retire as come as a shock to many after the wide receiver made the announcement on Sunday, August 26 on his Instagram page. According to the 31-year-old, he has decided to hang up his helmet to start a new chapter in his life and spend more time with his...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 4:24pm

NFL rumors Dez Bryant Demaryius Thomas Patriots - One likely?

Julian Edelman and Chris Hogan are perfectly capable of holding down the fort as the Patriots’ top two receivers. But with Brandin Cooks now in Los Angeles, and with Edelman set to serve a four-game suspension to start the year – the Patriots need some significant help at the position...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 1:37pm

2018 US Open tennis favorites, contenders

The 2018 US Open tennis tournament begins Monday in Queens with a full slate of action. Here's a look at the favorites and contenders.   Men's singles Favorites Rafael Nadal (No. 1 seed) The defending US Open champ is ranked No. 1 in the world after compiling a 40-3 record in 2018...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:57am

Preseason NFL Live Stream Patriots Panthers - Free

Here are three things to watch for Friday (7:30 p.m., WBZ-4) when the Patriots take on the Panthers in Charlotte. Look for Preseason NFL Live Stream Patriots Panthers info at the bottom.     Preseason NFL Live Stream Patriots Panthers - Free As far as preseason opponents go, the...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 11:18am

Will NBA Seattle Supersonics return? Sonics coming back?

Think the Seattle SuperSonics and you might conjure up memories of Hall of Fame coach Lenny Wilkens leading them to the NBA championshipin 1979. Or maybe you think of “The Glove” Gary Payton locking down point guards defensively and finding the “Reign Man” Shawn Kemp for...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:42pm

Anthony Davis Celtics Warriors NBA Trade Rumors Both target 2020

The Celtics are poised to slot into the Cleveland Cavaliers role of default Eastern Conference champions for the next few years. The Warriors, of course, aren’t going anywhere out West. So what we could see in the NBA over the next three or four years is a whole lot of the same. Two...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:41pm

Giants NFL Rumors Odell Beckham trade imminent? Cowboys in mix?

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham is betting on himself this season and by hook or crook he will likely be the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL at this time next year. The Ringer’s Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier spoke about Beckham’s situation last week on the GM Street podcast...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:26pm