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Jordan Spieth might look at earlier start to his season

Jordan Spieth shed a little insight on his expectations at the beginning of 2016 when he said his goals start with winning and include “being there” with a chance in a couple of major championships. Read More

International Tennis Federation defends umpire after Serena Williams flap

The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the U.S. Open final, saying his “decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules.” Read More

Tua Tagovailoa leads explosive passing game for No. 1 Alabama

Alabama can still send a number of talented tailbacks and bruising blockers at opposing defenses, but now they’ve got to be equally wary of the collection of wide receivers. Read More

Naomi Osaka charms Japan with her manners — and broken Japanese

Naomi Osaka’s halting Japanese, her manners — she bowed and apologized after beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final — and her simple charm have swelled national pride in Japan and eclipsed many questions about her mixed-race parentage in a famously insular country. Read More

Djokovic wins U.S. Open for 14th major, tying ‘idol’ Sampras

The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was barking at himself, at his entourage, at a crowd vocally supporting his opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. Read More

Marcus Mariota injures elbow in Titans’ loss to Miami Dolphins

Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Marcus Mariota threw two interceptions in the third quarter and then came out of the lightning-delayed game with an elbow injury in today’s 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Read More

Seattle beats Washington, up 2-0 in WNBA Finals

Breanna Stewart scored nine of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Storm held off the Washington Mystics, 75-73, to take a 2-0 lead in the WNBA Finals. Read More

Colin Kaepernick tweets appreciation after 2 NFL players kneel

Colin Kaepernick called them his brothers. Dolphins teammates Kenny Stills and Albert Watson were the only two players to kneel during the national anthem on the NFL’s opening Sunday, and Kaepernick, who is no longer welcome on an NFL sideline, made sure to offer his thanks to them via social media. Read More

Browns don’t lose, tie Steelers 21-21 in sloppy game

Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the Browns missed a chance at their first victory since 2016 when kicker Zane Gonzalez’s 43-yard field-goal attempt with 9 seconds left in OT was blocked by T.J. Watt. Read More

Ryan Fitzpatrick throws 4 TDs as Buccaneers stun Saints

Ryan Fitzpatrick highlighted a 417-yard, four-touchdown performance with two scoring strikes of more than 50 yards, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stunned the New Orleans Saints, 48-40. Read More

Bengals rally, spoil Andrew Luck’s return with win over Colts

Andy Dalton rallied the Cincinnati Bengals with three scores in the final 19 minutes and Clayton Fejedelem scored on an 83-yard fumble return with 24 seconds to go, giving the Bengals a 34-23 victory at Indianapolis. Read More

Myles Jack interception return leads Jags over Giants

Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach Pat Shurmur and second-overall draft pick Saquon Barkley, and the return of Odell Beckham Jr. with a 20-15 win. Read More

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski open season with win over Texans

Tom Brady threw for 277 yards and three touchdowns, hitting Rob Gronkowski for 123 yards and a score Sunday to lead the defending AFC champion New England Patriots to a 27-20 victory over the Houston Texans. Read More

N. Korea stresses economy, not nukes, on 70th anniversary

North Korea held a major military parade and revived its iconic mass games to celebrate its 70th anniversary, but in keeping with leader Kim Jong Un’s new policies the emphasis was firmly on building up the economy, not on nuclear weapons. Read More

Alabama makes 106th appearance atop Associated Press poll

Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll. Read More

Serena Williams fined $17K for rules violations at U.S. Open

Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final. Read More



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