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Ghana striker Jordan Ayew saw full action for Villa and had his side's best chance in the second-half when he was played through by a teammate but his effort was blocked by Adam Webster with the goal at his mercy. They enjoyed the majority of the possession-over 58 percent-but their hosts had more shots as a Villa side playing a 3-5-2 formation with width, provided by only by wingbacks Jordan Amavi and Leandro Bacuna, limited.
  • Nadal helps Spain return to Davis Cup

    Nadal helps Spain return to Davis Cup

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    The day had started in disappointing fashion for the packed stadium as Spain's star player Rafael Nadal pulled out of his singles rubber against Ramanathan due to a wrist injury. It is an important tie for both of us and we are looking forward to come back to the World Group and it is the goal for both teams. Rafael Nadal described Tuesday Stan Wawrinka as "super dangerous" after he clinched the US Open championship to claim his third Grand Slam title.
  • My Nerve Failed Me, Says Beaten Novak Djokovic

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    Novak Djokovic hailed US Open victor Stan Wawrinka as a complete player while stressed that failing to hold his nerve during the final had acted against him. With that Djokovic, threw his left arm around Wawrinka's shoulders, knowing which of the two was more up to the task on this day. But the usually clinical and ruthless Serb was unable to get a foothold in the match once the first set was over.
  • Donald Trump releases one-page summary of medical records

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    Trump insisted on the show that he's in good health and said he has the stamina of a much younger person. The candidate discussed his weight and general health with Dr. Trump has been hospitalized only once in his life - when he was 11 years old for an appendectomy. Mrs Clinton told reporters on her campaign plane she was "doing great" as she headed to her first event after returning to the trail in Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • VP of Officiating defends call on Tyler Boyd's fumble

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    NOTES: Steelers starting WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) missed his second game in a row. They also don't have a loss, a trade-off they can live with while their defensive front four searches for consistency. The question was asked whether Uzomah got a knee down, but Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said, "I was told he was out of bounds". This season, as Cincy looks to finally break their NFL Playoffs curse, Pittsburgh showed up in Week 2 to let them know it won't be easy.
  • Adrian Peterson's knee 'has calmed down now,' his coach says

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    When it managed to drive, it seemed like a penalty, fumble or turnover impeded the Packers' progress. Fortunately enough for Green Bay this is only the second week of the season, and it was on the road. The Vikings' vaunted offensive front frequently collapsed under the Packers' rush, and Bradford was officially hit 10 times, but either got his throws off or got them away harmlessly.
  • The Cardinals Lost Their 65th Game

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    It's a fun team to play on. He hardly needed to be sharp as the Cardinals battered Pittsburgh's beleaguered pitching staff. Jedd Gyorko and Matt Adams homered for St. He is 2-3 with a 3.44 ERA in six starts since being reinstated from the disabled list after surgery for facial fractures. The Pirates matched the early Cardinals' offense, scoring two first-inning runs on Gregory Polanco and Kang RBI singles.
  • NFL Power Rankings Week 3: Los Angeles Rams Defeat Seattle Seahawks

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    Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson connected with wide receiver Tyler Lockett for a 53-yard reception at the Rams 35-yard line with 1:49 left in the contest. "I saw [Wilson] check it down and I just ran down there". POINT DROUGHT: Both teams are having trouble on offense, but the Seahawks had their lowest-scoring performance since October 2011 while getting shut out for the final 44 minutes.
  • Ageless DeAngelo Williams shines for Steelers on opening-night

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    Through the air and on the ground, the Steelers rolled to a 38-16 victory. "I have total, 100 percent faith in Coach Joe B. Everything he wants us to do, I'm 110 percent". But at the end of the press gathering, before he flipped the hoodie over his head, Breeland let everyone know: "I hope you all don't think I'm going to hang my head".
  • Dallas Cowboys Start NFL Season With Trademark Battle Against Former Player

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    So they hilariously trolled Williams with this tweet after the game. Rashad Jennings led the way with 75 yards on 18 carries, and backup Shane Vereen had 38 yards on six carries. "No team is really quite sure what you're going to get in Week 1", McAdoo said. He would fall down, but the clock kept running. "We've been in that situation a lot, and his instinct took him inside".
  • NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson remembers 'Baja Bob' Gordon

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    Neighbors told the TV station that Robert and Sharon Gordon are the parents of Robby Gordon . Johnson said Bob Gordon ran half that race as well as Frank Arciero. "He taught me at a young age that 1 horsepower wasn't going to be enough", Gordon said. "I'm so sad, and I can't believe it", the racing star said outside the house.
  • Kneeling during National Anthem

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    Other NBA players have showed verbal support for Kaepernick, including MVP award winners Steph Curry and Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors . Smith says the discussions that followed Kaepernick's protests shed light on the hard subject of race and give people a chance to talk about those issues.