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Jeter, beloved as symbol of what is good in the game

NEW YORK - From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation.

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McDowell hints at fourballs break-up with pal McIlroy

GLENEAGLES Scotland - Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has given a strong hint that his Ryder Cup fourballs partnership with world number one Rory McIlroy is a thing of the past.

23 Sep 2014

Ill Williams follows seeds out of Wuhan Open

- World number one Serena Williams added her name to the list of slain seeds at the Wuhan Open on Tuesday after the American was forced to retire from her second round match against France's Alize Cornet because of illness.

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McIlroy will love being top dog, says mind coach

GLENEAGLES Scotland - The U.S. team have made no secret of the fact they are gunning for Rory McIlroy at this week's Ryder Cup but the world number one will lap up the challenge, according to his mind coach Dr Bob Rotella.

Tiger Woods 23 Sep 2014

I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba

GLENEAGLES Scotland - Bubba Watson played down his newly-acquired "big dog" epithet on Tuesday and said he was ready to curb his exuberance if he felt it could help his American team deal with what is likely to be a red-hot Ryder Cup atmosphere this week.

23 Sep 2014

FIFA exco member wants ethics investigation made public

BERNE - The public has a "full right to know" the contents of the ethics investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA executive committee member Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan said on Tuesday.

23 Sep 2014
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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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Williams wins 18th grand slam title

World number one Serena Williams swept past Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final.