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4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round
4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round

By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a...full story
updated 2014-08-28 12:22 PM
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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany checks the weather situation outside the pit box, during the third practice session, ahead of Sunday's Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe) Brittany Lang chips to the 16th green during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Hirofumi Ikebata of Japan swims in his men's 100m butterfly heat at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, smiles during a delay in action on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Suzann Pettersen, of Norway, watches her shot on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims in his men's 100m butterfly heat at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Real Madrid James Rodriguez from Colombia, center, duels for the ball with Atletico Madrid's Tiago from Portugal, left, and Juan Fran during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) Yen-Hsun Lu, of Taiwan, reacts after losing a point in the final game against Lukas Rosol, of Czech Republic, in their semi-final match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Rosol defeated Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Australia Bayern's Thomas Mueller, right, and Wolfburg's Luiz Gustavo from Brazil challenge for the ball during the  soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfL Wolfsburg in the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on Friday, Aug. 22. 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
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4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round 4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a....Fullstory

2014-08-28 12:22 PM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field and Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright as....Fullstory

2014-08-28 11:42 AM

Argentine Standings

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2014-08-28 10:42 AM

Sloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round Sloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round
By RACHEL COHEN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can't even win there. The....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:22 AM

ARU to allow some overseas play by Wallabies

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- The Australian Rugby Union has changed its rules to allow overseas sabbaticals by contracted players in an attempt to make more players....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:42 AM

US OPEN SCENE: You can't win if you can't finish US OPEN SCENE: You can't win if you can't finish

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- As Croatia's Ivan Dodig knows all too well after his 2014 Grand Slam season, you can't win if you can't finish. At....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

McCabe confirms he has retired after neck injury

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Wallabies utility back Pat McCabe has confirmed he's retiring from rugby after injuring his neck again during last weekend's 52-10 Bledisloe Cup....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

Tigers honor Jeter with seats from Tiger Stadium

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Derek Jeter was given two seats from Tiger Stadium during a ceremony before the New York Yankees played Detroit on Wednesday night. The....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

NHL says it is only discussing expanding league
By LARRY LAGE
Associated Press

The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. "Nothing has happened to change the status quo," NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a telephone interview Wednesday....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

Arsenal in 17th straight Champions group stage Arsenal in 17th straight Champions group stage
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Alexis Sanchez scored his first Arsenal goal, and the Gunners beat Besiktas 1-0 Wednesday night to reach the Champions League group stage....Fullstory

2014-08-28 06:01 AM

What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to....Fullstory

2014-08-28 11:42 AM

West Indies vs Bangladesh T20 rained out

Associated Press

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis (AP) -- The one-off Twenty20 cricket international between the West Indies and Bangladesh was abandoned with no result Wednesday after....Fullstory

2014-08-28 11:22 AM

Argentine Results

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BC-SOC--Argentine Results Argentine Football Results BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) -- Results from Argentine football: Argentina Primera A ....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:42 AM

Gold medal swimmer Ye enrolls in top China college

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ye Shiwen has a new title: College freshman. The 2012 London Games champion in the women's 200-....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:22 AM

Cubs' Jorge Soler homers in first at-bat

Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler homered in his first major league at-bat on Wednesday off Cincinnati's Mat Latos, a noteworthy debut for the....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

Bangladesh wins toss, bats 1st vs WIndies in T20

Associated Press

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis (AP) -- Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bat first against the West Indies in the....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

English Standings

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BC-SOC--English Standings ....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions
By PAUL ELIAS
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:01 AM

China continues dominance at badminton worlds China continues dominance at badminton worlds

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- China continued to show its badminton dominance Wednesday as two more of its women made the last 16 of the singles....Fullstory

2014-08-28 06:22 AM

Champions League Glance

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BC-SOC--Champions League Glance Champions League ....Fullstory

2014-08-28 06:01 AM

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