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The Tennessee Titans will officially be without left tackle Taylor Lewan for the first four games of the 2019 season. Lewan lost his appeal of the four-game ban for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Friday. The left tackle is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games. He will…

Following the Miami Dolphins’ preseason win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, coach Brian Flores addressed the decision to play eight straight Jay-Z songs in practice Tuesday, a day after wideout Kenny Stills criticized the rapper’s social justice partnership with the NFL. “Yeah, I figured I would get this question. So you know after the…

Antonio Brown’s second grievance hearing regarding his helmet has been heard. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Brown’s latest grievance concluded and the independent arbitrator — the same one as the previous hearing — indicated he’d have a decision next week, per a source informed of the situation. Brown, who had his first helmet…

With rookie D.K. Metcalf already on the mend due to a knee injury, the Seattle Seahawks receiving corps took another hit Thursday when David Moore suffered a shoulder injury in practice. On Friday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Moore would be out for a while and is not expected to return by the start of…

The Carolina Panthers hope Cam Newton, who left Thursday’s preseason game against the New England Patriots in a walking boot, is ready for the regular season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that after an X-Ray and other tests, the quarterback was diagnosed with a mid-foot sprain in his left foot. General manager Marty…

By Jonathan Jurejko BBC Sport at Flushing Meadows Federer won his five US Open titles consecutively between 2004 and 2008US Open 2019Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 SepCoverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and appRoger Federer says a caravanning holiday around the Swiss…

FRI 23 Aug 2019Premier LeagueAston Villa1Everton0Wesley (21′ minutes)77 minsHT 1-0LiveLiveAston Villa v EvertonBBC Radio 5 liveGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryFollow BBC Radio 5 Live coverage using audio button at top of this pageWesley finishes from…

By Russell Fuller BBC tennis correspondent in New York Serena Williams refused to shake hands with umpire Carlos Ramos after last year’s US Open final defeatUS Open 2019Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 SepCoverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and appCarlos Ramos will…

Silva has made three appearances in all competitions so far this seasonManchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted he thought midfielder David Silva would “suffer” playing in England due to his stature. Silva is in line to make his 400th appearance for City in their Premier League game at Bournemouth on Sunday.It is the 33-year-old’s final…