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  • Transfer QB Birdsong ready to lead Marshall against Purdue

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Michael Birdsong is downright giddy about being the latest strong-armed quarterback to play at Marshall. Seventeen months after deciding to transfer from James Madison, Birdsong will get his first start for…

  • Hamilton takes 7th straight pole but Ferrari is close behind

    MONZA, Italy (AP) — Lewis Hamilton extended his recent stranglehold on pole position in Formula One, while Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari fans something to cheer about at their home Italian Grand Prix…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Thousands of migrants reach Austria after Hungary mobilizes bus fleet in emergency move BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of exhausted, surprised and relieved migrants reached Austria on Saturday, clambering off a fleet of Hungarian buses…

  • Untested so far at US Open, Federer faces Kohlschreiber

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer has gotten in some practice during his matches so far at the U.S. Open. Pulling away quickly to big early leads, he has had the chance to try out…

  • ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — For at least one day, the battle at the bottom was more compelling than the battle for No. 1 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whoever lands at No. 1 in the…

  • Petersen falls short as No. 23 Broncos beat Huskies 16-13

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The cameras followed Chris Petersen everywhere he went, from arriving on the bus, to the first steps he took on the famous blue turf dressed in purple. They almost saw Petersen…

  • Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time, loses to Fognini

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal lost a Grand Slam match after taking a two-set lead. And for the first time since 2004, he will end a season…

  • Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time, loses to Fognini

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the…

  • Petersen falls short as No. 23 Broncos beat Huskies 16-13

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chris Petersen was on the verge of pulling off a stunning upset on the blue field where he providing so many thrilling moments when he was in charge at Boise State.…

  • U.S. Open-How Americans Fared

    At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York w-wild card, q-qualifier Through Friday Men (8-14) No. 13 John Isner — to third round. No. 28 Jack Sock — lost second round. w-Jared…

  • Serena Williams’ comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the…

  • Latest on US Open: Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3,…

  • U.S. Open Seeds Fared

    Friday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Third Round Men Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Andreas Seppi (25), Italy, 6-3, 7-5, 7-5. David Ferrer (7), Spain, lost to Jeremy Chardy…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Friday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Benoit Paire, France, def. Tommy Robredo (26), Spain, 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-1. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Friday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Benoit Paire, France, def. Tommy Robredo (26), Spain, 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-1. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…