‘Tight and nervous,’ Thiem tops No. 1 Djokovic at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) — Dominic Thiem thought winning his first Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open would make him calmer in the tensest moments of the biggest matches. He realized in his ATP Finals showdown with No. 1 Novak Djokovic how wrong that notion was.Still, after frittering away four match points in their semifinal Saturday…Continue Reading

Hold Tight Mikel Arteta

Aubameyang has struggled in the early stages of the current season | IAN KINGTON/Getty ImagesIn recent years, some of the Premier League’s most indestructible juggernauts have been brought into being by a simple quick fix.For Antonio Conte, a crushing 3-0 defeat to Arsenal early on in his tenure as Chelsea boss gave him the idea…Continue Reading

Tight race tests Americans’ trust in system – and each other

How strong is Americans’ trust in the U.S. electoral system? That’s the test the country faces in the coming days and possibly weeks, as election officials and potentially courts work to determine the winner of this year’s presidential election.Amid one of the most logistically challenging and tightly contested elections in years, voters across the country…Continue Reading