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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns a shot from Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
September 03, 2017 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe this was just one three-setter too many for Maria Sharapova. Sharapova tried a bit of everything, even resorting to switching over her racket to hit a few lefty shots. Still, the five-time major champion could not quite keep her Grand Slam comeback from a doping suspension...
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Houston Astros' Cameron Maybin hits a three-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Flexen during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
September 03, 2017 - 6:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros got another win on Sunday thanks to a new face and the return of a familiar one after a long absence. Cameron Maybin hit a three-run homer, Carlos Correa drove in a run in his return from the disabled list and the Astros swept the New York Mets with an 8-6 victory...
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Spectators watch in the rain on the second fairway during the third round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 03, 2017 - 6:39 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — PGA champion Justin Thomas made three long birdies on a long, wet TPC Boston for a tournament-best 63, giving him a share of the lead with Marc Leishman going into a Labor Day finish in the Dell Technologies Championship. Leishman also played bogey-free Sunday and had three...
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Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group H qualifying soccer match between Greece and Belgium at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. Belgium won 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
September 03, 2017 - 6:31 pm
Romelu Lukaku was on target Sunday to give Belgium a 2-1 win over Greece and a place at next year's World Cup. The Group H fixture was goalless until the 70th minute when Jan Vertonghen blasted the visitors into the lead with a fierce shot. Greece responded three minutes later through Zeca, but...
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Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili celebrates scoring, during the World Cup Group B qualifying soccer match between Switzerland and Latvia, at Skonto Stadium, in Riga, Latvia, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
September 03, 2017 - 5:41 pm
Switzerland extended its perfect record in World Cup qualifying by defeating Latvia 3-0 Sunday for its eighth straight victory, while Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal edged 10-man Hungary 1-0 to stay close at the top of Group B. With two games left, Switzerland has 24 points, three more than defending...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez rounds the bases after a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
September 03, 2017 - 5:39 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Jose Ramirez tied a major league record with five extra-base hits, including a pair of home runs that deflected off Detroit outfielders, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Tigers 11-1 Sunday for their 11th straight victory. Ramirez had three doubles in becoming the 13th player with...
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Houston Astros' Cameron Maybin hits a three-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Flexen during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
September 03, 2017 - 5:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Cameron Maybin hit a three-run homer, George Springer connected for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets 8-6 on Sunday for a sweep of their weekend series. Josh Reddick added two hits and three RBIs for the Astros, who won both games of a doubleheader...
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France's Antoine Griezmann reacts after missing a chance to score during the World Cup Group A qualifying soccer match between France and Luxembourg at the Stadium municipal in Toulouse, France, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
September 03, 2017 - 5:34 pm
France wasted its chance to move a step closer to World Cup qualification after a 0-0 home draw with Luxembourg that leaves automatic qualification from Group A wide open with two games to go. Belgium overcame stern resistance from Greece to qualify for the World Cup, winning 2-1 away from home...
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Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, celebrates after winning his match against Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
September 03, 2017 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pablo Carreno Busta ended Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov's run in the U.S. Open, winning three tiebreakers Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals. The No. 12 seed won 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) to reach the quarters for the first time at Flushing Meadows and match his best result...
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This June 15, 2016 photo shows Washington Redskins' safety Su'a Cravens walking from the field during the NFL football teams minicamp at the Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. Cravens had to be talked out of retiring on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 during a meeting with team president Bruce Allen, and his future with the team is in doubt. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
September 03, 2017 - 4:00 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins players said safety Su'a Cravens had to be talked out of retiring, and his future with the team is in doubt. The 22-year-old Cravens, Washington's expected starter at strong safety, has been out since Aug. 15 following knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus,...
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