Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Sloane Stevens pose with the tournament's trophies during the reveal of the 2018 U.S. Open draw in New York, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 26, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little more than a year ago, Sloane Stephens was ranked outside of the top 950 as she tried to work her way back toward the top of tennis after foot surgery. By the time the U.S. Open was over, she was a Grand Slam champion for the first time and soaring up the rankings. On Monday...
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August 26, 2018 - 4:34 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Adam "Pacman" Jones is reuniting with Vance Joseph, who was his Cincinnati's secondary coach during the veteran cornerback's best seasons in the NFL. Jones signed a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos after visiting the team on Sunday. To make room, the Broncos waived...
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August 26, 2018 - 4:25 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart has been announced as the WNBA MVP after a season where she finished second in scoring and led Seattle to the best record in the league. Stewart was given the award Sunday prior to Seattle opening its best-of-five semifinal playoff series against...
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August 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee's city attorney said officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on Bucks' player Sterling Brown during his arrest over a parking violation in January — a direct contradiction to the police chief and mayor, who condemned the officers' actions. The city attorney's...
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New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold throws a pass against the New York Giants during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 26, 2018 - 3:38 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles says he has a good idea who his starting quarterback will be this season, but won't divulge who he's leaning toward. From all indications, rookie Sam Darnold will be under center when the Jets open the regular season at Detroit on Sept. 10...
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August 26, 2018 - 2:48 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays designated hitter Kendrys Morales set a team record by homering for the seventh consecutive game Sunday, becoming the seventh player in major league history with a home run streak of at least seven games. Ken Griffey Jr., Dale Long, and Don Mattingly share the record with...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives during the IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 26, 2018 - 2:44 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Scott Dixon has done very little wrong the past five weeks, being a model of consistency in the midst of an IndyCar championship chase he hopes will deliver him a fifth title in the open-wheel series. Yet his lead has been trimmed by more than half. Alexander Rossi took another...
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Newcastle United's DeAndre Yedlin, right, reacts after scoring an own goal of the game with Chelsea, during their English Premier League soccer match at St James' Park in Newcastle, England, Sunday Aug. 26, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — American defender DeAndre Yedlin put his hands to his head and buried his face in the turf after scoring an 88th-minute own-goal to hand Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Sunday. Yedlin had just set up Newcastle's equalizer, scored by Joselu, when...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, right, jubilates on the podium after winning the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, placed second. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Sebastian Vettel made a crucial early overtaking move on Lewis Hamilton to win the crash-marred Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday and trim his rival's overall lead. Hamilton started from pole position for a record fifth time at Spa, and a record-extending 78th in...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Luke Falk (11) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ola Adeniyi during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 16-6. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)
August 26, 2018 - 1:16 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The matchup was a mismatch. And it ended predictably: with Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Heyward shedding Tennessee Titans rookie guard Aaron Stinnie and driving quarterback Blaine Gabbert into the ground. Heyward popped up and turned to the Pittsburgh...
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