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Only bronze for US in 2 hurdles finals; Schippers wins 200
BEIJING (AP) -- On a night when the United States was looking for five medals in the two sprint hurdle races at the world championships, only Aries Merritt delivered - a bronze for the kidney patient that should feel like gold....

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring....

Identifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game - even when they don't have the ball....

Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- A visit to Texas A&M football practice is musically akin to a trip to a swanky hip-hop club in downtown Houston or a hotspot on Miami's South Beach....

The Latest: Danielle Williams wins 100 hurdles at worlds
BEIJING (AP) -- The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):...

Spieth tries to make the cut and stay No. 1
EDISON, N.J. (AP) -- In his first tournament at No. 1 in the world, Jordan Spieth posted his worst score in three months with a 74....

Pick 6: Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hype
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite....

A look at Serena Williams' possible path to true Grand Slam
Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams' path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her own analysis....

Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers
MADRID (AP) -- Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year's European Championship....

Japan organizers defend designer over logo, deny it's copied
TOKYO (AP) -- Tokyo Olympic organizers defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal Friday, denying allegations his design for the 2020 Games was copied from a Belgian theater....

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