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Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, returns a shot from Jennifer Brady, of the United States, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason Decrow)
September 04, 2017 - 11:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 11:45 a.m. Karolina Pliskova has won the first set 6-1 against American Jennifer Brady, a much better start for the women's No. 1 seed than in her last match. Pliskova raced to a 4-0...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) is assisted off the field after being sacked by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matt Judon in the first half of a preseason NFL football game, in Baltimore. Taylor is still recovering from a concussion, leaving his status uncertain for the team's season opener against the New York Jets on Sunday. Coach Sean McDermott said Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, that Taylor has shown signs of improvement but remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol.(AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
September 04, 2017 - 10:43 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is still recovering from a concussion, raising the possibility of rookie Nathan Peterman opening the season against the New York Jets on Sunday. Coach Sean McDermott said before practice Monday that Taylor has shown signs of...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, July 29, 2017, LaLiga president Javier Tebas speaks to reporters in Miami, USA. Tebas said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday Sept. 4, 2017, that Abu Dhabi-funded Manchester City and Qatari-owned PSG are benefiting from state aid which distorts European competitions and “is irreparably harming the football industry.”(AP Photo/Gisela Salomon, FILE)
September 04, 2017 - 7:54 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Spanish soccer league wants UEFA to investigate Manchester City's spending and expand its newly-launched probe into whether Paris Saint-Germain has breached Financial Fair Play rules. Spanish league president Javier Tebas said in a statement to The Associated Press on...
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New York Yankees' Matt Holliday hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 04, 2017 - 2:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After beating Chris Sale for the third time this season, the New York Yankees are within shouting distance of first place with four weeks to go. Matt Holliday and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back home runs as the Yankees wore out Sale early and routed the Boston Red Sox 9-2 on Sunday...
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Stacy Lewis poses with the trophy and a check after winning the the Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in Portland, Ore. on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. Lewis is donating her winnings to the Houston Relief to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
September 04, 2017 - 12:08 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stacy Lewis won for Houston. Lewis ended a long winless streak Sunday at Cambia Portland Classic, with her $195,000 in winnings going to the relief efforts in her hometown area. Her two biggest sponsors also stepped up, with KPMG matching her donation and Marathon Oil kicking...
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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 - 11:05 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins placed Su'a Cravens on the exempt/left squad list Sunday, and his future is in doubt after teammates said the 22-year-old safety had to be talked out of retiring. Cravens, penciled in as the starter at strong safety, has been out since Aug. 15 following...
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Cleveland Indians' Greg Allen runs to the dugout after the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Detroit. The Indians won 11-1 and swept the four-game series. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
September 03, 2017 - 8:50 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Monday: ___ LABOR OF LOVE The streaking Cleveland Indians try to win their 12th in a row when they open a series in Chicago against the White Sox. The AL Central leaders are having their best run since setting a team record with 14 straight wins last...
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Alabama defensive back Ronnie Harrison (15) hits Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois (12) during the second half of an NCAA football game, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Alabama won 24-7. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 03, 2017 - 8:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois will miss the rest of the season after tearing the patellar tendon in his left knee in the fourth quarter Saturday night in a 24-7 loss to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta. People familiar with the situation confirmed the injury to The...
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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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