Top seed Roger Federer fended off a resurgent 12th seed Robin Soderling with two razor-thin tie-breaking sets to reach the U.S. Open semifinals 6-0, 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (8-6)
Top seed and defending champion Roger Federer cruised into the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Monday after a 7-5 6-2 6-2 win over 14th seed Tommy Robredo of Spain
Iraq’s deputy minister of transport has been arrested after investigators taped him taking a $100,000 bribe, the Iraqi Integrity Commission said Monday. United have grown angry at the sustained assault by Le Havre, which came in the wake of a transfer ban imposed on Chelsea last week for a similar infringement of the rules.
Calvino Inman had just stepped out of the shower one evening in May when a glimpse of his reflection in the mirror caused him to panic. “I looked up and saw myself, and I thought I was going to die,” says the 15-year-old from Rockwood, Tennessee
Michael Schumacher’s comeback to Formula One later this month has been placed into doubt because of a lingering neck injury. The seven-time world champion is due to replace stricken Ferrari driver Felipe Massa in the European Grand Prix in Valencia later this month, but his spokesperson Sabine Kehm told ZDF television in Germany that the injury could wreck his return. “He’s still not absolutely certain that his neck will hold up.
The same blue food dye found in M&Ms and Gatorade could be used to reduce damage caused by spine injuries, offering a better chance of recovery, according to new research.
When Yao Ming went down during the third game of the Houston Rockets’ Western Conference semifinals series versus the Los Angeles Lakers on May 8, the big man moaned and slapped the floor. Now it is Chinese fans’ turn to grimace after a team doctor announced Monday that the stress fracture in the Chinese basketball player’s left foot is more serious than previously feared, and could even end the 7’6″ center’s career.
Tom Clanton, the team physician for the Houston Rockets basketball team has said the foot injury currently sidelining Chinese center Yao Ming could threaten the seven-foot-six-inch player’s career. “At this point, the injury has the potential for him missing this next season and could be career-threatening,” Clanton told the Houston Chronicle regional newspaper.
The foundation at Heinz Field shook late in the fourth quarter as fans danced and screamed and delighted in the Steelers’ impending victory. Everyone who wore black and gold was thinking about another Steelers appearance in the Super Bowl, at least until Ravens running back Willis McGahee caught a pass from Joe Flacco and turned […]