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Tennis: Nadal, Pliskova advance at Cincinnati on day of upsets

| | Aug 17 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

MASON, Ohio — Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds in the Western &Southern Open — advanced with straight-set wins Wednesday, while the rest of their brackets suffered more top losses.

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    LONDON — Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain.

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    DALLAS — The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league’s leading rusher injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer.

  3. | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES—On the eve of their preseason opener, the Rams and new coach Sean McVay decided to go deep.

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jordan Spieth all but conceded that his pursuit of the career Grand Slam will have to wait until next year.

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jason Day remembers hustling to finish rounds of golf in the dark as a kid. He just never thought he would be doing it on the 18th hole of a major championship.

  6. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:09am

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jordan Spieth felt like he was “free rolling” coming into the PGA Championship, the only major keeping him from the career Grand Slam.

  7. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:09am

    NEW YORK — The Golden State Warriors will open their title defense by hosting Houston in Chris Paul’s Rockets debut on Oct. 17, the NBA’s earliest opening night in 37 years.

  8. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 12:06am

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jordan Spieth already has shown a remarkable sense of the moment.

  9. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 12:06am

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Deshaun Watson reminded everyone why Panthers coach Ron Rivera — and many others — felt he should have won the Heisman Trophy last season.

  10. | Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 12:06am

    PHOENIX — Hitless in 23 previous at-bats, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson faced Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke with two outs in the seventh inning and a man on second base.

  11. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 12:06am

    DAVIE, Fla. — Jay Cutler woke up in his hotel room Tuesday morning and didn’t know where he was. Then the fog cleared, and he realized it was time to go back to work.

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Even as the PGA Tour aims to end its FedEx Cup around Labor Day, that doesn’t mean the end of golf for the year.

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    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are both apt to flaunt their wealth outside the boxing ring and UFC octagon.

  15. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 12:05am

    The Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme is the longest bicycle road race in the world, a grueling endurance test of 14 stages that unfurl over 5,700 miles from Moscow to Vladivostok.