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September 1, 2014 - 3:10am
51 min 25 sec ago
BC-BBA--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING_Altuve, Houston, .336; VMartinez, Detroit, .327; Cano, Seattle, .324; Beltre, Texas, .324; JAbreu, Chicago, .320; Eaton, Chicago, .313; Brantley, Cleveland, .310.

RUNS_Dozier, Minnesota, 97; Trout, Los Angeles, 92; Kinsler, Detroit, 87;...

September 1, 2014 - 3:06am
51 min 25 sec ago

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.

He doesn't know if he'll face criminal charges for his car striking and killing another driver.

He's yet to claim a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

At least he was back on the track.

Stewart's return to racing was cut short Sunday...

September 1, 2014 - 3:06am
51 min 25 sec ago

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor's new stadium opened to rave reviews. The 10th-ranked Bears looked pretty good, too.

Bryce Petty accounted for three touchdowns in the first half and Baylor's smothering defense had eight sacks in a 45-0 victory over SMU at sparkling McLane Stadium along the Brazos River.

"That's what it has been all about ... just unveiling the stadium and the atmosphere," coach Art Briles said. "There were some distractions. I don't think...

September 1, 2014 - 3:06am
51 min 25 sec ago

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — There is pressure that comes with being part of the powerful Hendrick Motorsports team with NASCAR superstars Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

For Kasey Kahne, the pressure grew as he feared he would be the only driver on the team left out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

That changed when Kahne earned his spot in the Chase by charging past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR...

September 1, 2014 - 3:06am
51 min 25 sec ago

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley either was playing down his chances or looking at Rory McIlroy's name high on the leaderboard in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

"Nobody is really expecting me to be sitting here right now," he said Sunday.

He was sitting atop a crowded leaderboard at the TPC Boston, which is becoming standard fare for these FedEx Cup playoffs. Henley ran off five birdies in a seven-hole stretch around the turn and added a late...

September 1, 2014 - 3:00am
51 min 25 sec ago
MONDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 1:15 p.m.

Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m.

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Peoria at Kane County, 1 p.m.

Quad Cities at Burlington, 2 p.m.

WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Indiana at Chicago, 3 p.m.

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September 1, 2014 - 1:47am
2 hours 1 min ago

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has confirmed he will return to the Brisbane International in January to kick off his preparation for the Australian Open.

Federer was beaten in last year's final by local favorite Lleyton Hewitt at the Queensland Tennis Centre and said he expected to be in top form for January's tournament.

The world No. 3 said conditions in Brisbane are similar to Melbourne, where the first Grand Slam of the season will be...

September 1, 2014 - 1:47am
2 hours 1 min ago

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has confirmed he will return to the Brisbane International in January to kick off his preparation for the Australian Open.

Federer was beaten in last year's final by local favorite Lleyton Hewitt at the Queensland Tennis Centre and said he expected to be in top form for January's tournament.

The world No. 3 said conditions in Brisbane are similar to Melbourne, where the first Grand Slam of the season will be...

September 1, 2014 - 1:47am
2 hours 1 min ago

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has confirmed he will return to the Brisbane International in January to kick off his preparation for the Australian Open.

Federer was beaten in last year's final by local favorite Lleyton Hewitt at the Queensland Tennis Centre and said he expected to be in top form for January's tournament.

The world No. 3 said conditions in Brisbane are similar to Melbourne, where the first Grand Slam of the season will be...

September 1, 2014 - 12:57am
2 hours 1 min ago
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING_SMU, Line 4-18, Pope 6-9, Nlemchi 3-8, Durall 1-4,

Team 1-(minus 5), Cassel 1-(minus 6), Davis 4-(minus 22),

Burcham 5-(minus 30). Baylor, Linwood 16-80, Jefferson 12-57,

Russell 7-55, Petty 2-21, Nacita 6-20, C.Johnson 1-17, Chafin 5-7,

Cannon 1-4.

PASSING_SMU, Burcham 15-26-0-59, Cassel 3-8-0-20, Davis 3-5-1-12.

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