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Cardinals Edge Chargers, 18-17, on Monday Night

Cardinals Edge Chargers, 18-17, on Monday Night

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(GLENDALE, Ariz.) — Veteran Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer rallied the Cardinals past the Chargers on opening night with a 13-yard touchdown pass to John Brown late in the fourth quarter.

The Cardinals defense did the rest and batted down a Philip Rivers pass on fourth down for the 18-17 win.

“It was a sweet little touchdown,” Palmer said of Browns first-career touchdown. “That’s what he does. He’s so shifty. It’s like somebody’s controlling him with a joystick. He is so quick and so hard to find on those little quick screens.”

Arizona was down 17-6 entering the fourth quarter and Palmers’ two touchdown passes in the fourth gave them the lead for good.

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had only one reception in the fourth quarter, but kept his streak alive at 150 games with at least one reception.

“Too many mistakes. Too many mistakes in crucial times,” Rivers said after the game. “We had plenty of opportunities. Offensively, we had too many mistakes in crucial times that turned into points.”

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Lions Roll Past Giants on Monday Night

Lions Roll Past Giants on Monday Night

Leon Halip/Getty Images(DETROIT) — Matthew Stafford connected with Calvin Johnson twice in the first quarter for touchdowns and never looked back in the Lions 35-14 win over the New York Giants on Monday night.

Stafford passed for 346 yards with two touchdown passes to Johnson in the victory.

“I don’t work on my moves a lot during practice, but I know I have to be better with my feet this year so that we can keep plays alive,” Stafford said. “On both of the touchdown passes to Calvin, the offensive line got me a lot of time, and he was able to uncover himself and find somewhere open.”

Johnson finished with seven receptions, 163 yards, and the two early touchdowns.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who had a career high 27 interceptions last season, added two on opening night and was 18 of 33 for 163 yards with a touchdown.

“No excuses. We played very poorly,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. “We don’t have a lot to be proud of here. Couldn’t move the ball, couldn’t stop them, turned the ball over, got into that business again. Got a punt blocked, so you name it. It was a nightmare performance.”

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Scoreboard Roundup – 9/8/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/8/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) – NFL: Detroit Lions 35 (1-0) – New York Giants 14 (0-1)

Arizona Cardinals 18 (1-0) – San Diego Chargers 17 (0-1)

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays 8 (74-69) – Chicago Cubs 0 (64-80)

Detroit Tigers 8 (79-65) – Kansas City Royals 5 (79-63)

Los Angeles Angels 12 (88-55) – Cleveland Indians 3 (74-68)

Washington Nationals 2 (81-61) – Atlanta Braves 1 (74-70)

New York Mets 3 (69-75) – Colorado Rockies 2 (59-85)

Pittsburgh Pirates 6 (75-68) – Philadelphia Phillies 4 (66-77)

St. Louis Cardinals 5 (80-64) – Cincinnati Reds 0 (67-77)

Baltimore Orioles 4 (84-59) – Boston Red Sox 0 (63-81)

Miami Marlins 6 (70-72) – Milwaukee Brewers 4 (74-70)

Chicago White Sox 5 (64-79) – Oakland Athletics 4 (80-63)

Los Angeles Dodgers 9 (82-62) – San Diego Chargers 4 (66-77)

Seattle Mariners 4 (79-64) – Houston Astros 1 (63-81) 

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NCAA Lifts Penn State’s Bowl Ban, Scholarship Reduction

NCAA Lifts Penn State’s Bowl Ban, Scholarship Reduction

Justin K. Allen/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — The NCAA has announced that Penn State University will be eligible for postseason play this season, and all of their scholarships will be returned next season.

This is the second time sanctions have been reduced towards the university in regard to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

“Penn State has made remarkable progress over the past year,” said South Carolina president Harris Pastides, a member of the NCAA’s board of directors. “The board members and I believe the executive committee’s decision is the right one. It allows both the university and the association to continue to move toward a common goal of ensuring that educating, nurturing and protecting young people is a top priority.”

Prior to the announcement, Penn State would have had 80 scholarships in 2015, and a full 85 in 2016. They also would not have been able to be eligible for postseason play until 2016.

“This is deserved because those penalties were never deserved,” said Jay Paterno, former Penn State assistant and son of the late Joe Paterno. “I am happy for the university and the team. This is a great thing for the university and the football program but there is still a lot to be done and a lot to be corrected. I think the NCAA saying this relief is because of the Mitchell report process is a cover for the fact that there was a faulty Freeh report.”

In July 2012, Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse of 10 boys. He is serving a 30- to 60-year prison sentence.

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Ravens Terminate Ray Rice’s Contract, NFL Suspends Rice Indefinitely

Ravens Terminate Ray Rice’s Contract, NFL Suspends Rice Indefinitely

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — The Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice on Monday in wake of TMZ Sports releasing a new video of him punching his then-fiancee in the face in an elevator at a hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell also announced Monday that Rice is suspended indefinitely in the wake of the newly released video.

Rice hit Janay Palmer with a left fist to the head. Palmer fell on the hand rail and landed on the floor before Rice is shown dragging her seemingly unconscious body out into the lobby.

On July 25, Rice was suspended by the NFL for two games and fined more than $500,000. The move was highly criticized and led to Goodell instituting a six-game suspension for any first offenders to a domestic abuse case and a lifetime ban for a second offense.

“We requested from law enforcement any and all information about the incident, including the video from inside the elevator,” the NFL released in a statement on Monday regarding the new video.  “That video was not made available to us and no one in our office has seen it until today.”

Rice had three years and $10 million remaining on his contract.

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Royals’ Danny Duffy Will Miss Next Start

Royals’ Danny Duffy Will Miss Next Start

BananaStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy will miss his next start due to rotator cuff inflammation, the team announced Monday.

Duffy underwent an MRI and examination on Sunday and general manager Dayton Moore said his starter’s left shoulder is “structurally sound,” but that he will miss his next scheduled start “and will require three, four days’ rest before being re-evaluated.”

Duffy is 8-11 and has a 2.42 ERA in 29 games this season.

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Pac-12 Fines USC AD Pat Haden $25,000

Pac-12 Fines USC AD Pat Haden $25,000

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Pac-12 handed USC athletic director Pat Haden a $25,000 fine on Monday for leaving the press box and heading down on the field to argue with an official during Saturday’s game against Stanford.

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott did not think that Haden represented himself or USC well during the argument with the official.

“The conduct by [Haden] was inappropriate,” Scott said in a statement. “Such actions by an administrator in attempt to influence the officiating, and ultimately the outcome of a contest, will not be tolerated.”

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian sent a text to one of the USC staff in the press box during the third to relay the message to Haden.

“The conduct by both Sarkisian and Haden were in clear violation of our conference’s standards of conduct policy,” Scott said. “We appreciate the public apology and recognition of the errors in judgment, as well as Pat Haden’s self-imposed two-game sideline ban. We took this into consideration as we determined the discipline. Nonetheless, the actions fell short of our expectation of our head coaches and athletics directors as role models for our student-athletes and important leaders of our institutions.”

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Serena Tops Wozniacki for 3rd-Straight U.S. Open Title

Serena Tops Wozniacki for 3rd-Straight U.S. Open Title

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Serena Williams won her third-straight U.S. Open Championship by defeating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.

It’s Williams’ sixth U.S. Open title and 18th Grand Slam singles title, which ties Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for the fourth most all-time.

“I have been trying to reach it for so long, since last year, well, since the beginning of the year,” Williams said on reaching 18 Grand Slam championships. “I didn’t really think I would get there. I just felt so good.”

Williams cruised through the entire tournament, winning in all 14 sets she played.

The 32-year-old American is now the oldest major champion since Martina Navratilova won at Wimbledon at the age of 33 in 1990.

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Bryant’s Kick KO’s Saints in OT

Bryant’s Kick KO’s Saints in OT

Leon Halip/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Matt Bryant’s 52 yard field goal 1:43 into overtime clinched the Atlanta Falcons 37-34 victory over their division rival New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

The Saints had the ball first in overtime, but receiver Marques Colston fumbled the ball, allowing the Falcons the chance to win on a field goal.

Before overtime, it was the Matt Ryan show: the Falcons quarterback threw for a franchise-record 448 yards and three touchdowns in the win.

“He’s played a lot of games, made a lot of plays for us,” Falcons coach Mike Smith said. “But I was really impressed with his ability to extend some plays by moving around in the pocket. And he was very, very accurate. When you have (568 yards) of total offense and 448 through the air, your quarterback is playing well.”

Julio Jones was on the receiving end of many of Ryan’s passes. After missing most of last season with a broken foot, Jones returned to the field catching seven balls for 116 yards.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed 29 of 42 passes for 333 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.

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Dolphins Hand Pats First Opening Day Loss Since 2003

Dolphins Hand Pats First Opening Day Loss Since 2003

Comstock/Thinkstock(MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The Miami Dolphins scored 23 unanswered points in the second half to beat the New England Patriots 33-20 Sunday.

It’s the Patriots first opening week loss since 2003.

After the Dolphins scored in the first drive of the game, the Patriots retaliated with 17 straight points, the last of them coming from a six yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Rob Gronkowski. The two teams then traded field goals and went into the half with the Pats leading by 10.

The second half was all Dolphins. Miami quickly erased its 10 point deficit by scoring on its first three drives to take a 23-20 lead.

The Patriots had multiple opportunities to retake the lead, but the Miami pass rush made sure Brady couldn’t get into a groove.

The Dolphins clinched the victory with 3:29 left in the game when running back Knowshon Moreno ran for a four yard touchdown.

Moreno, who was playing in his first game as a Dolphin, rushed for 134 yards in the win.

Gronkowski had four catches for 40 yards and a touchdown in his first game back since having surgery on his knee.

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Scoreboard Roundup – 9/7/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/7/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: Miami Dolphins 33 (1-0) – New England Patriots 20 (0-1) 

Carolina Panthers 20 (1-0) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 (0-1) 

Houston Texans 17 (1-0) – Washington Redskins 6 (0-1) 

Tennessee Titans 26 (1-0) – Kansas City Chiefs 10 (0-1) 

Cincinnati Bengals 23 (1-0) – Baltimore Ravens 16 (0-1) 

Buffalo Bills 23 (1-0) – Chicago Bears 20 (0-1) – OT

New York Jets 19 (1-0) – Oakland Raiders 14 (0-1) 

Philadelphia Eagles 34 (1-0) – Jacksonville Jaguars 17 (0-1) 

Minnesota Vikings 34 (1-0) – St. Louis Rams 6 (0-1)

Pittsburgh Steelers 30 (1-0) – Cleveland Browns 27 (0-1) 

Atlanta Falcons 37 (1-0) – New Orleans Saints 34 (0-1) – OT

Denver Broncos 31 (1-0) – Indianapolis Colts 24 (0-1)

MLB: Houston Astros 4 (63-80) – Oakland Athletics 3 (80-62) 

Texas Rangers 1 (54-89) – Seattle Mariners 0 (78-64) 

Colorado Rockies 6 (59-84) – San Diego Padres 0 (66-76) 

Los Angeles Angels 14 (87-55) – Minnesota Twins 4 (61-82) 

Los Angeles Dodgers 7 (81-62) – Arizona Diamondbacks 2 (59-84) 

Pittsburgh Pirates 10 (74-68) – Chicago Cubs 4 (64-79) 

Baltimore Orioles 7 (83-59) – Tampa Bay Rays 5 (69-75) – 11 Innings

St. Louis Cardinals 9 (79-64) – Milwaukee Brewers 1 (74-69) 

Toronto Blue Jays 3 (73-69) – Boston Red Sox 1 (63-80) 

Washington Nationals 3 (80-61) – Philadelphia Phillies 2 (66-76) 

Kansas City Royals 2 (79-62) – New York Yankees 0 (73-68) 

Cleveland Indians 2 (74-67) – Chicago White Sox 0 (63-79)

Miami Marlins 4 (69-72) – Atlanta Braves 0 (74-69) 

New York Mets 4 (68-75) – Cincinnati Reds 3 (67-76) 

Detroit Tigers 6 (78-65) – San Francisco Giants 1 (78-65)

Tennis: (1) Serena Williams defeats (10) Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 to win the US Open

PGA: Billy Horschel wins the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills

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Yankees Honor Derek Jeter, Fall to Kansas City Royals

Yankees Honor Derek Jeter, Fall to Kansas City Royals

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Yankees held Derek Jeter Day on Sunday, honoring their retiring shortstop for his contribution to the team’s success over the last 20 years, with star athletes ranging from Michael Jordan to Cal Ripken Jr. in attendance.

Jeter announced before the season that 2014 would be his last year in baseball. On Sunday, the Yankees honored the star with a 45-minute ceremony featuring many of his former teammates, as well as video messages from athletes, celebrities and astronauts.

In a pregame speech, Jeter said that he felt his was, “the greatest job in the world.” He noted that he, “got a chance to be the shortstop of the New York Yankees. And there’s only one of those.”

Basketball star Michael Jordan called Jeter “a complete champion” and an “idol,” in praising the Yankee captain’s career. “He’s a very classy guy, very straightforward, very friendly. I don’t think anyone could say one bad thing about Derek,” Jordan said.

Former Yankee outfielder Dave Winfield said that the team was “blessed” to have drafted Jeter, and that the star was equally blessed to have ended up in New York. “He is going to leave a legacy that every other athlete is going to try to emulate,” Winfield said.

Still, the visiting Kansas City Royals spoiled the fun by defeating the Yankees 2-0. The shortstop went one for three with a walk in the losing effort.

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Nelson Cruz Powers Baltimore Orioles to Extra-Inning Victory

Nelson Cruz Powers Baltimore Orioles to Extra-Inning Victory

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Nelson Cruz continues to prove himself to be one of the best signings of baseball’s last offseason, powering his Baltimore Orioles to a victory almost single-handedly on Sunday.

Cruz drove in seven runs and hit two home runs in the Orioles’ game against the division rival Tampa Bay Rays. His second homer gave the Orioles a 7-5 lead in the 11th inning, a lead they wouldn’t give up.

The Orioles win increased their cushion atop the American League East to 9.5 games with just 20 to play.

Cruz became just the 19th player since 1920 to record seven RBIs and drive in all of his team’s runs in a game. The last to do so was Jason Giambi for the Colorado Rockies in 2011.

Cruz posted four of the Orioles’ 10 hits and also added a walk in one of the best games he’s had all year — a year that’s been full of good games.

For the season, Cruz is hitting .262 with 39 home runs and 101 RBIs.

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Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney May Have Suffered Torn Meniscus

Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney May Have Suffered Torn Meniscus

BananaStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Houston Texans rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney may have suffered a tear of his meniscus during Sunday’s season opener; the injury could cost him multiple weeks.

Clowney, the number one overall pick in this past April’s draft, made one tackle — for a loss of nine yards — before leaving Sunday’s game. He is expected to undergo further testing and could potentially require arthroscopic surgery.

The Texans beat the Washington Redskins 17-6 on Sunday despite Clowney’s early exit.

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Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson Selling Controlling Interest

Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson Selling Controlling Interest

Thomas Northcut/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson is selling controlling interest of the team, the NBA announced on Sunday.

Levenson reported to the NBA in July that he wrote an email in August 2012 that he called “inappropriate and offensive.” The league commenced an independent investigation into the comments.

“Over the past several years, I’ve spent a lot of time grappling with low attendance at our games and the need for the Hawks to attract more season ticket holders and corporate sponsors,” Levenson said in a statement. “Over that time, I’ve talked with team executives about the need for the Hawks to build a more diverse fan base that includes more suburban whites, and I shared my thoughts on why our efforts to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide seemed to be failing.”

“In trying to address those issues, I wrote an e-mail two years ago that was inappropriate and offensive,” he said. “I trivialized our fans by making clichéd assumptions about their interests (i.e. hip hop vs. country, white vs. black cheerleaders, etc.) and by stereotyping their perceptions of one another (i.e. that white fans might be afraid of our black fans). By focusing on race, I also sent the unintentional and hurtful message that our white fans are more valuable than our black fans.”

“If you’re angry about what I wrote, you should be. I’m angry at myself, too. It was inflammatory nonsense,” Levenson wrote. “We all may have subtle biases and preconceptions when it comes to race, but my role as a leader is to challenge them, not to validate or accommodate those who might hold them.”

Levenson notified NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Saturday night of his decision to sell controlling interest of the team.

“I’m truly embarrassed by my words in that e-mail, and I apologize to the members of the Hawks family and all of our fans,” Levenson said.

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(3) Oregon Defeats (7) Michigan St.,46-27

(3) Oregon Defeats (7) Michigan St.,46-27

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EUGENE, Ore.) — (3) Oregon (2-0) scored four unanswered touchdowns in the second half to beat (7) Michigan State (1-1) on Saturday night, 46-27.

Down 27-18 with 4:33 remaining in the third quarter, Ducks junior quarterback Marcus Mariota found freshman wide receiver Devon Allen for a 24-yard touchdown. Oregon took the lead 2:59 later when Mariota connected with senior wide receiver Keanon Lowe on a 37-yard touchdown strike.

Mariota finished the game 17 of 28 for 318 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 42 yards on nine carries.

The loss snaps an 11-game winning streak for the Spartans.

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Blue Jays Lose Cabrera for Rest of Season

Blue Jays Lose Cabrera for Rest of Season

Major League Baseball(BOSTON) — Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera will miss the remainder of the season due to a broken right pinkie finger.

Cabrera suffered the injury when diving back to first base during a pick-off attempt in the third inning of the Blue Jays 9-8 loss to Boston Friday. Cabrera remained in the game until the sixth inning before having to leave the field in the middle of his at-bat.

“I thought it might be broke, but I wanted to stay in the game,” Cabrera said. “When I took a swing the next at-bat, the pain was too much and I had to come out.”

The 30-year-old Cabrera was hitting .301, with 16 home runs, 81 runs scored, 73 RBIs, six stolen bases and a .351 on-base percentage.

“That’s one of our top dogs,” Blue Jays skipper John Gibbons said. “He’s one of those guys that’s really tough to replace. He had a tremendous year for us. That’s tough.”

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Scoreboard Roundup – 9/6/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/6/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Top 25 College Football: (1) Florida State 37 (2-0) – Citadel 12 (0-2)

(2) Alabama 41 (2-0) – Florida Atlantic 0 (0-2)

(3) Oregon 46 (2-0) – (7) Michigan State 27 (1-1)

(4) Oklahoma 52 (2-0) – Tulsa 7 (1-1)

(5) Auburn 59 (2-0) – San Jose State 12 (1-1)

Virginia Tech 35 (2-0) – (8) Ohio State 21 (1-1)

(9) Texas A&M 73 (2-0) – Lamar 3 (1-1)

(10) Baylor 70 (2-0) – Northwestern State 6 (0-2)

(11) UCLA 42 (2-0) – Memphis 35 (1-1)

(12) LSU 56 (2-0) – Sam Houston State 0 (1-2)

(14) USC 13 (2-0) – (13) Stanford 10 (1-1)

(15) Mississippi 41 (2-0) – Vanderbilt 3 (0-2)

(16) Notre Dame 31 (2-0) – Michigan 0 (1-1)

(17) Arizona State 58 (2-0) – New Mexico 23 (0-2)

(18) Wisconsin 37 (1-1) – Western Illinois 3 (1-1)

(19) Nebraska 31 (2-0) – McNeese State 24 (0-1)

(20) Kansas State 32 (2-0) – Iowa State 28 (0-2)

(21) South Carolina 33 (1-1) – East Carolina 23 (1-1)

(21) North Carolina 31 (2-0) – San Diego State 27 (1-1)

(23) Clemson 73 (1-1) – South Carolina State 7 (1-1)

(24) Missouri 49 (2-0) – Toledo 24 (1-1)

(25) Louisville 66 (2-0) – Murray State 21 (1-1)

MLB: Cincinnati Reds 2 (67-75) – New York Mets 1 (67-75)

Philadelphia Phillies 3 (66-75) – Washington Nationals 1 (79-61)

Oakaland Athletics 4 (80-61) – Houston Astros 3 (62-80)

New York Yankees 6 (73-67) – Kansas City Royals 2 (78-62)

San Francisco Giants 5 (78-64) – Detroit Tigers 4 (77-65)

Tampa Bay Rays 3 (69-74) – Baltimore Orioles 2 (82-59)

Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (72-68) – Chicago Cubs 3 (64-77) -11 Innings (Resumption of Friday night’s game)

Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (73-68) – Chicago Cubs 0 (64-78)

Cleveland Indians 3 (73-67) – Chicago White Sox 1 (63-78)

Atlanta Braves 4 (74-68) – Miami Marlins 3 (68-72) – 10 Innings

Los Angeles Angels 8 (86-55) – Minnesota Twins 5 (61-81)

St. Louis Cardinals 5 (78-64) – Milwaukee Brewers 3 (74-68)

Los Angeles Dodgers 5 (80-62) – Arizona Diamondbacks 2 (59-83)

Boston Red Sox 4 (63-79) – Toronto Blue Jays 3 (72-69)

Colorado Rockies 7 (58-84) – San Diego Padres 6 (66-75) – 12 Innings

Seattle Mariners 4 (78-63) – Texas Rangers 2 (53-89)

 

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Serena Dominates, Advances to 8th US Open Final

Serena Dominates, Advances to 8th US Open Final

Mike Stobe/Getty Images for the USTA(NEW YORK) — Top-seeded Serena Williams defeated 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova in straight-sets 6-1, 6-3 Friday to advance to her 8th US Open Final Friday.

Williams has yet to drop a set this tournament and has now won 20 straight matches at the US Open.

The 32-year-old Williams will now look to win her third-straight US Open, something no women has done since Chris Evert did it in the 1970s, when she takes on Caroline Wozniacki Sunday.

Williams is trying to win her sixth US Open championship and 18th grand slam title, which would tie Williams with Evert and Martina Navratilova for fourth most all-time.

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Scoreboard Roundup – 9/5/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/5/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: Kansas City Royals 1 (78-61) – New York Yankees 0 (72-67)

Miami Marlins 11 (68-71) – Atlanta Braves 3 (73-68)

Cleveland Indians 2 (72-67) – Chicago White Sox 1 (63-77) – 10 Innings

Tampa Bay Rays 3 (68-74) – Baltimore Orioles 0 (82-58)

New York Mets 14 (67-74 ) – Cincinnati Reds 5 (66-75)

Boston Red Sox 9 (62-79) – Toronto Blue Jays 8 (72-68) – 10 Innings

Colorado Rockies 3 (57-84) – San Diego Padres 0 (66-74)

Milwaukee Brewers 6 (74-67) – Cardinals 2 (77-64) 

Seattle Mariners 7 (77-63) – Texas Rangers 5 (53-88)

Philadelphia Phillies 9 (65-75) – Washington Nationals 8 (79-60) – 11 Innings

San Francisco Giants 8 (77-64) – Detroit Tigers 2 (77-64)

Los Angeles Angels 7 (85-55) – Minnesota Twins 6 (61-80) – 10 Innings

Los Angeles Dodgers 2 (79-62) – Arizona Diamondbacks 1 (59-82)

Houston Astros 4 (62-79) – Oakland Athletics 3 (79-61)

Pittsburgh Pirates – Chicago Cubs – Suspended (Rain)

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