NEW YORK — Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open.
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PHILADELPHIA — Back at home, Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles got back on track.
BOSTON — The Los Angeles Angels are going to be without Garrett Richards for a playoff run.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City.
PARAMUS, N.J. — Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months.
Phoenix has top coach, defensive player
MIAMI — Nick Martinez allowed two runs in six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi on the way to a win over the Marlins.
NEW YORK — Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would’ve loved to give them what they wanted.
CHICAGO — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo’ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.
BEREA, Ohio — Brian Hoyer defied long odds — and stiff-armed Johnny Football — to keep his dream job.
PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen slapped the ball to third base and prepared to put together another patent sprint to first.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.