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Stephens splits with coach Groeneveld ahead of U.S. Open

American Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the U.S. Open gets underway, the former champion has said.

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Muchova advances, Zhang ousted in Bronx Open

Czech Republic’s 10th seed Karolina Muchova beat Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova 7-5 6-2 to move into the second round of the Bronx Open while fourth seed Zhang Shuai was knocked out in straight sets on Monday.

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Tennis: Lee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.

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MLB roundup: Cards lose no-hit bid in eighth

Dakota Hudson held the visiting Milwaukee Brewers hitless for 6 2/3 innings Monday night, propelling the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory.

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Anisimova withdraws from U.S. Open following father’s death

Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the U.S. Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimova, ESPN reported on Monday.

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Serena to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland

Former world number one Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance at the tournament since she was ousted in the second round in 2017.

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MLB notebook: Tommy John surgery unlikely for Red Sox’s Sale

Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale’s inflammation in his pitching elbow is just that, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Monday afternoon.

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College football notebook: AP names Clemson preseason No. 1

Defending champion Clemson is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the first time.

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NFL notebook: Brown back in Raiders’ camp

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown showed up to work Monday as his search for a suitable helmet continues.

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Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team

U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call.

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Curry sponsors creation of Howard golf program

Stephen Curry is known for his threes. At Howard University, he’s all about “fores.”

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Raiders WR Brown attends practice

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown showed up to work Monday as his search for a suitable helmet continues.

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Agent says WR Brown will rejoin Raiders ‘soon’

Agent Drew Rosenhaus said wide receiver Antonio Brown will rejoin the Oakland Raiders soon.

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Briton Campbell smashes cycling speed record at 174mph

British cyclist Neil Campbell has hit a speed record of more than 174mph to become the fastest man on bike with his pulsating ride at Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire.

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Pera, Cornet advance as thunderstorms rumble in the Bronx

American Bernarda Pera and France’s Alize Cornet advanced to the second round with straight sets victories at the rain-hit Bronx Open in New York on Sunday.

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MLB notebook: Nationals slug 8 homers against Brewers

The Washington Nationals capped off a productive week on offense by slugging a franchise-record-tying eight home runs in a 16-8 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon.

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Berdych ends drought with opening win at Winston-Salem Open

Tomas Berdych earned his first ATP win in six months with a 6-1 3-6 6-3 first round victory over Andreas Seppi at the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday.

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ATP roundup: Medvedev outserves Goffin to claim Cincinnati title

Daniil Medvedev finished off David Goffin in style on Sunday with three straight aces to record a 7-6 (3), 6-4 win in the title match of the Western & Southern Open near Cincinnati.

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WTA roundup: Keys downs Kuznetsova to win Cincinnati title

Madison Keys served 13 aces and won the fifth singles title of her career on Sunday when she posted a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final of the Western & Southern Open near Cincinnati.

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College football notebook: UNC freshman Howell takes lead in QB derby

North Carolina freshman Sam Howell is the leader in the three-way quarterback competition and will take the first-team snaps for Tar Heels, coach Mack Brown said Sunday.

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MLB notebook: Alonso sets NL rookie mark with 40th homer

New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso became the first National League rookie to hit 40 homers in a season when he went deep during Sunday’s 11-5 victory over the host Kansas City Royals.

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NFL notebook: Raiders GM Mayock weighs in on WR Brown

The Oakland Raiders’ Antonio Brown was absent from practice Sunday, and general manager Mike Mayock sounded fed up with the star wideout.

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Barron wins Dick’s Sporting Goods Open for first title

Doug Barron fired a bogey-free, 6-under 66 in the final round of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in Endicott, N.Y., on Sunday to claim his first Champions Tour title in his second senior start.

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At least four rookies on International Presidents Cup team

The International team for December’s Presidents Cup will have at least four first-time players, after Mexico’s Abraham Ancer, China’s Li Haotong, Taiwan’s C.T. Pan and Australian Cameron Smith all qualified for the team on Sunday.

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Rank outsider Ogletree claws back to win U.S. Amateur title

Rank outsider Andy Ogletree became the first player from Mississippi to win the U.S. Amateur Championship when he beat John Augenstein 2&1 in an all-American final in North Carolina on Sunday.