Men’s Results from the U.S. Open

Novak Djokovic proved that he is still one of the most competitive male tennis players in the world. He topped Argentinian No. 3 ranked Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 on Sunday for the last Grand Slam title of the year. The crowds at Flushing Meadows, New York were still recovering from the drama that ensued on Saturday at the match between Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams. Williams got into a heated exchanged with umpire Carlos Ramos. (Serena was fined $17,000 for her violations.) This match proved to be…

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Osaka Tops Serena Williams at U.S. Open After Disputable Call

On Saturday in Flushing Meadows, New York, Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese person to win a Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old won the U.S. Open finals over No. 17 ranked Serena Williams. She won the match 6-2, 6-4, but there was a lot of controversy over the officiating. Osaka’s consistency, composure, and focus in the first set contributed to her impeccable performance. During the second set, Umpire Carlos Ramos accused her of getting on-court coaching signals from her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou. Mouratoglou later admitted in an interview with ESPN’s…

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Nike Reveals Inspirational and Controversial Ad

Nike released a celebration of the 30th year of their “Just Do It” campaign on Wednesday. The video was named “Dream Crazy” and it gives you goosebumps. The commercial from the preeminent sports gear company aired during NFL broadcasts on Thursday. Colin Kaepernick, who used to be the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the controversial movement of NFL players kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem. Their silent protests are to fight for the social injustices within our country, especially the oppression of people of color. Many have called…

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