New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels says he doesn't know who will be the starting quarterback this Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, but Bills head coach Rex Ryan says he doesn't care who is taking the snaps. "I can sit back and say I don't care who plays quarterback, because [Tom] Brady ain't," Ryan said, according to ESPN. "I don't care who plays quarterback. Steve Grogan can play quarterback. If [Bill] Belichick's playing quarterback, we're coming after him, I promise you that." Backup quarterbacks Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett are nursing injuries, and are the only two quarterbacks on the active roster. After Sunday's game, the team will have starter Tom Brady
Record crowds watched this month as another world No. 1 and defending US Open champion, Novak Djokovic, was beaten in the men's final by Stan Wawrinka. The playing surface is now a blue hard court; the intimate, horseshoe-shaped stadium seating 14,000 people has been traded for a towering 23,771-strong venue with its new $150 million retractable roof. While that '77 final marked the start of a new era for US tennis, it also closed the door on another. In 2010, Forest Hills Stadium was almost replaced by a new housing development. But now, 101 years since it first hosted the US national tournament, the site is enjoying something of a renaissance. Thanks to the New York Empire, a new franchise
Promising German 19-year-old Alexander Zverev won his first tour title Sunday, beating U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka in a tight battle in the St. Petersburg Open final. Zverev took the first set before Wawrinka responded to draw level. The German was a break down in the decider, but fought back to win 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. Zverev becomes the first man to beat Wawrinka in a tour final since 2013, snapping an 11-match win streak in finals for the Swiss star, who had been trying to win back-to-back titles in his first tournament since the U.S. Open. The loss also ends a 10-match unbeaten run for Wawrinka. Earlier, Britain's Dominic Inglot and Finland's Henri Kontinen won the doubles title.