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David de la Cruz wins 9th stage to take Spanish Vuelta lead

Spaniard David de la Cruz took the lead of the Spanish Vuelta from Nairo Quintana after completing a successful breakaway to win the mountainous ninth stage on Sunday. The Etixx-Quick Step rider earned his first win at a grand tour after he pulled away from a small escape group, dropping ...

Freiburg's Nicolas Hoefler, left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and SC Freiburg in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Hertha clinches dramatic 2-1 win over Freiburg in Bundesliga

Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg in their opening Bundesliga game of the season Sunday. Freiburg captain Nicolas Hoefler thought he'd salvaged a draw for his side on its return to the Bundesliga after one season ...

In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 photo, a woman passes through a metal detector for security screening while entering the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York during qualifying rounds for the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. With more than 700,000 fans expected, the U.S. Open tennis tournament poses unique security challenges for officials charged with making the grounds safe. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

More exhausting than a five-setter: Protecting the US Open

In a less-traveled part of the 46-acre Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, an imposing black metal fence serves as a reminder of the multiple security worries that come with hosting the U.S. Open. New York police counterterrorism officials insisted that the fence, near a new 8,000-seat grandstand stadium, be ...

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Ricciardo's on the podium, and the smile's back on his face

The smile is back on Daniel Ricciardo's face. After a tough start to the Formula One season, which saw him struggle for form, watch a teenager upstaging him and then berate his own team, the Australian driver has now secured three straight podium finishes. His second place at the Belgian ...

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford, right, scores the only goal of the game during the Premier League soccer match Hull City versus Manchester United at the KCOM Stadium, Hull, England, Saturday Aug, 27, 2016. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)

Fellaini comes to aid of United fan after late goal

With his injury-time goal, Marcus Rashford was the match-winner for Manchester United at Hull in the Premier League. For one United supporter, the star of Saturday's game might just have been Marouane Fellaini. Britain's Sunday newspapers showed pictures of Fellaini coming to the aid of a female United fan caught ...

Middlesbrough's Christian Stuani, centre, is challenged by West Bromwich Albion's Brendan Galloway, left, and Claudio Yacob during their English Premier League soccer match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

Middlesbrough stays unbeaten after 0-0 draw at West Brom

Middlesbrough maintained its unbeaten start to life back in the English Premier League by drawing 0-0 with West Bromwich Albion in a match of few clear-cut opportunities at The Hawthorns on Sunday. Promoted last season after seven years in the second-tier League Championship, Middlesbrough has five points from its opening ...

West Ham signs Italy forward Zaza on loan from Juventus

West Ham has signed Italy forward Simone Zaza on loan from Juventus for a fee of 5 million euros ($5.6 million) as the club's 11th recruit of the transfer window. West Ham said Sunday a permanent fee of 20 million euros ($22.4 million) will be triggered automatically after a certain number ...

Mladenovic, Garcia and Paire suspended by French tennis fed

The French tennis federation has provisionally suspended Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia and Benoit Paire for "damaging" its image at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Paire, who was seeded 16th at the Rio Games, was sent home after being kicked off France's team. The 27-year-old Paire, ranked 34 in the world, ...

Endwell, N.Y.'s Michael Mancini, right, and Jude Abbadessa celebrate after winning the United States championship baseball game against Goodlettsville, Tenn. at the Little League World Series, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in South Williamsport, Pa. Endwell, N.Y. won 4-2 and is scheduled to play South Korea in the World Series tomorrow. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game

With the Little League World Series title game looming Sunday, the Endwell, New York, players planned on taking a break from baseball if only for one evening. They'll retreat to their dorms near Lamade Stadium and dive into their other preferred pastime. "A lot of ping pong," infielder Jack Hopko ...

California Golden Bears wide receiver Chad Hansen takes a catch as he is tackled by Hawaii Warriors defensive back Jalen Rogers during the opening game of the U.S. College football season in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. The last American football of any kind played in Sydney was an NFL preseason game at the Olympic stadium that attracted 73,000 spectators in 1999.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

College football Down Under attracts 61,000 fans at Sydney

The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between California and Hawaii appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience. The favored Pac 12 conference's California Golden Bears from Berkeley across the bay ...

Simon Pagenaud, foreground, of France, and Graham Rahal, of the United States, head down the front stretch during a warm-up before an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)

Rahal makes last-lap pass to win IndyCar race at Texas

Graham Rahal lifted his arm over his head just as he reached the finish line at Texas Motor Speedway, then glanced to his right to make sure he had won the race. After a last-lap pass of James Hinchcliffe, Rahal did indeed hold on to win Saturday night in the ...

Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez continues to yell at home plate umpire Mike Everitt (57) as he is escorted off the field by manager Brad Ausmus following his ejection during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Ejection Night: 4 Tigers tossed vs Angels, win streak ends

Unhappy because they felt the calls weren't being made evenly, the Detroit Tigers expressed their displeasure — several times. Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez were ejected, along with manager Brad Ausmus and hitting coach Wally Joyner in a series of balls-and-strikes disputes as the Tigers' five-game winning streak ended Saturday ...

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, right, celebrates his solo home run with Sandy Leon (3) during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Boston, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Pedroia falls short of record, Red Sox beat Royals

Dustin Pedroia came to the plate in the eighth inning knowing he had some sort of special streak going. He just wasn't exactly sure how historic it was. Pedroia had four hits to extend his streak to 11 straight at-bats before bouncing into a double play with a chance to ...

Home plate umpire Mike Winters gets an earful from Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper after a called third strike during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in Washington. Harper was ejected. The Rockies won 9-4 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Harper throws helmet, gets ejected in Nats' loss to Rockies

Bryce Harper yelled at umpire Mike Winters and threw his helmet to the ground, leading to his ejection from the Washington Nationals' 9-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. Harper erupted after a called third strike from Winters in the 10th inning. Harper insisted a 95 mph fastball from ...

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn watches her tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the LPGA Canadian Open tournament in Priddis, Alberta, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada

Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys Saturday at Priddis Greens. A week after withdrawing from the Rio Olympics because of a left knee injury, the 20-year-old Thai player bogeyed the par-4 16th ...

Phil Mickelson putts on the seventh green during the third round of the Barclays golf tournament in Farmingdale, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Flawless Fowler builds 1-shot lead at Barclays

Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at The Barclays. His wedge to 5 feet for a birdie on the 18th hole Saturday not only gave him a 3-under 68 and a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed, ...

San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick, left, and Blaine Gabbert stand on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won 21-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team's bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host to the Green Bay Packers in ...

South Korea's Wontae Cho celebrates with a salute after hitting a home run off Panama's Anel Calderon during the third inning of the International championship baseball game at the Little League World Series, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in South Williamsport, Pa. South Korea won 7-2. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

South Korea beats Panama in LLWS international title game

Youbin Choi struck out 14 and South Korea beat Panama 7-2 Saturday to reach the championship game of the Little League World Series. The Asia-Pacific Region champs won the international bracket. They will try for their first title Sunday against the Endwell, New York, a 4-2 winner over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, ...

FILE- In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade speaks during a news conference in Chicago. A family spokesman says a cousin of Wade's was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 25, while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city's South Side. Wade posted on Twitter: "My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal." (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim, File)

In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out

NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday. Nykea Aldridge's famous relative, who grew up in Chicago's south suburbs, tweeted to his nearly 6 ...

Tony Romo out with another back injury, no word on return

Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season. Garrett said Saturday that Romo sustained a broken bone in his back when he was hit from behind by ...

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