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  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Updated: 59 min ago

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ DJOKOVIC SWEEPS INTO QUARTERS AT US OPEN Novak Djokovic reaches quarterfinals at U.S. Open — the 22nd straight time he's made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam tournament....

  • Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open

    Updated: 59 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry. She got her blood pressure checked. Plastic bags filled with ice were rubbed on her shoulders, arms and legs during a second-set medical timeout. Bouchard tried to carry...

  • Take my sweat, please: Tennis' gross ritual

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.  It happens dozens of times in a long match and is in full glory on the courts at Flushing Meadows:...

  • Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter. That was enough, even though it meant giving up a chance at reaching one of baseball's most special personal...

  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that. Entering the final month of a dismal season, the Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's...

  • 3 Chinese inmates kill guard, break out of jail

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Three prisoners including a death row inmate killed a guard, donned police uniforms and escaped in a rare jailbreak in northeastern China early Tuesday, prompting a manhunt that later recaptured two of the men, state media said. Armed police searched for the other...

  • Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk

    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He doesn't see any need to call U.S. captain Tom Watson...

  • Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly. When he was still mostly overlooked, the same way he ended up...

  • Bengals get through camp without setbacks

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The rest of the Cincinnati Bengals were starting practice on the rain-softened grass fields Monday afternoon. Receiver Marvin Jones was headed in the opposite direction, walking down the paved path toward the trainer's room, slowed by a protective white boot on his...

  • Jones' mantra: Get to the quarterback

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Get to the quarterback. That's the goal this season for Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Jarvis Jones. It doesn't matter how he does it, either. "No matter how you get there, you just have to get there," Jones said. The Steelers hope to see just that...

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