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No Let-Down As Peng Reaches U.S. Open Last 16

No Let-Down As Peng Reaches U.S. Open Last 16

New York (AFP) -- China's Peng Shuai and former world number one Jelena Jankovic led the way into the women's round of 16 on Friday at the U.S. Open. Peng, showing no sign of a le ...

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Djokovic, Serena, Murray Sail Through At U.S. Open

Djokovic, Serena, Murray Sail Through At U.S. Open

By Dave James New York (AFP) -- Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked up her 80th U.S. Open win as the ...

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Titans Agree To Extension With Casey

Titans Agree To Extension With Casey

Nashville (AFP) -- Defensive tackle Jurrell Casey has agreed to a multi-million dollar contract extension, making him the highest paid player with the National Football League's T ...

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Ivanovic Stunned At U.S. Open, Azarenka Battles Back

Ivanovic Stunned At U.S. Open, Azarenka Battles Back

New York (AFP) -- Former world number one Ana Ivanovic became the second top 10 seed to suffer a shock early U.S. Open exit when she was knocked out by Karolina Pliskova of the Cz ...

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Sharapova, Wawrinka Reach U.S. Open Third Round

Sharapova, Wawrinka Reach U.S. Open Third Round

New York (AFP) -- French Open champion Maria Sharapova and Australian Open winner Stan Wawrinka survived some shaky moments Wednesday to book their third-round berths at the U.S. ...

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Djokovic At The Double As Former U.S. Open Champs Advance

Djokovic At The Double As Former U.S. Open Champs Advance

By Rebecca Bryan New York (AFP) -- Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman as four former U.S. Open champions reached the second round ...

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Djokovic, Sharapova Set To Shine In New York

Djokovic, Sharapova Set To Shine In New York

By Rebecca Bryan New York (AFP) -- World number one Novak Djokovic, seeking to consolidate his Wimbledon win, is one of four former champions in action Monday on the first day of ...

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Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

By Robert Smith Gold Coast (Australia) (AFP) -- Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition j ...

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Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month batt ...

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Park Retains LPGA Championship Crown With Playoff Win

Park Retains LPGA Championship Crown With Playoff Win

Pittsford (United States) (AFP) -- Park In-Bee downed Brittany Lincicome with a par at the first playoff hole to win a second-straight LPGA Championship title. The South Korean st ...

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