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August 28, 2016 - 11:07am
14 min 13 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade as she was walking to register her children for school.

Authorities say 26-year-old Darwin Sorrells Jr. and 22-year-old Derren Sorrells were charged Sunday in the death of Nykea Aldridge.

Police say the 32-year-old mother of four was pushing a baby in a stroller near the school when two men walked up...

August 28, 2016 - 11:06am
14 min 13 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Police: 2 Chicago men charged with first-degree murder in fatal shooting of cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade.

August 28, 2016 - 10:59am
14 min 13 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a half million fans over two weeks are expected at this year's U.S. Open tennis tournament and security officials are ramping up efforts to make the grounds safer than ever.

Authorities this year fortified fencing near a grandstand stadium at New York's Billie Jean King National Tennis Center so it can withstand a crash from a car bomb.

Security director Michael Rodriguez says that's one of many measures aimed at protecting...

August 28, 2016 - 10:41am
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HULL, England (AP) — 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 up in a crush as supporters spilled forward in the stand housing the away fans, with some falling over the advertising...

August 28, 2016 - 10:37am
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WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — 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 three games under coach Aitor Karanka — the former assistant of Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid.

West...

August 28, 2016 - 10:15am
14 min 13 sec ago
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Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Minnesota at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Detroit, 1:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

San Diego at Miami, 1:10 p.m.

Colorado at Washington, 1:35 p.m.

Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

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August 28, 2016 - 10:00am
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August 28, 2016 - 9:54am
14 min 12 sec ago

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Nico Rosberg won an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix featuring a chaotic start, wild overtaking, a heavy crash, safety cars and a red flag.

The Mercedes driver's win on Sunday saw him close the gap on teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third behind Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.

Rosberg started from pole position with teen driver Max Verstappen on the front row.

Hamilton started from the back...

August 28, 2016 - 9:36am
14 min 12 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — 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 of Premier League appearances this season.

Zaza played for Italy in the European Championship, missing a penalty after a stuttering run-up in the...

August 28, 2016 - 6:18am
14 min 12 sec ago

PARIS (AP) — 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, broke "team rules," the FFF said in its statement Sunday. He reportedly sometimes stayed away from the village, or came back late...

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