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Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

Early exit for Stewart on return to NASCAR racing

Tony Stewart received a rapturous welcome and made a fast start before making a premature exit on his return to competitive racing on Sunday, three weeks after he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track in New York. The three-time...Show More Summary

6 dead in Paris suburb building explosion

Six people were killed when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said. Firefighters were combing the wreckage for two other missing people, Mayor Claude Capillon said.

Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival in Los Angeles

(Reuters) - Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said. During Sunday's show at Grand Park...Show More Summary

Dad of woman who helped kill 3 honors victims

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was still in disbelief and thinks about the victims' families every day.

No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU

WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference rival SMU on Sunday night.

Bencic, 17, reaches US Open quarterfinals

NEW YORK (AP) — With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest U.S. Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

NEW YORK (AP) — Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife.

Ryan Nelsen fired by Toronto FC

TORONTO (AP) — Major League Soccer side Toronto FC fired New Zealand-born manager Ryan Nelsen on Sunday.

National Football League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested and charged with felony domestic violence early Sunday morning. The Sacramento Bee reported that McDonald was booked by San Jose police at 5:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Actress Jenny McCarthy marries pop star Donnie Wahlberg

(Reuters) - Actress Jenny McCarthy and pop star turned reality television star Donnie Wahlberg have tied the knot in Chicago, family and media said on Sunday. McCarthy, a former co-host of the daytime talk show, "The View," and Wahlberg, part of 1980s boy band New Kids on the Block, held their ceremony in the Chicago suburb of St. Show More Summary

Explosion fells building outside Paris, killing at least four

By Morade Azzouz ROSNY-SOUS-BOIS France (Reuters) - A building in a Paris suburb collapsed after an explosion on Sunday morning, killing two children and two women, and teams were searching the rubble for four other people still missing by evening. Show More Summary

After unrest over shooting, Ferguson police now wear body cameras

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday. Show More Summary

Federer roars into fourth round after weather delay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6 6-1 6-1 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday. The 42nd-ranked Granollers surprisingly led the second-seeded Swiss 5-2 when lightning and heavy rains suspended their afternoon match at Arthur Ashe Stadium....

Roger Federer advances in 4 sets at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.

Sam's league dream still in limbo after clearing waivers

(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's quest to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) remained in limbo on Sunday after his exit interview with the St. Louis Rams. Both the Rams and national media reported Sam had gone unclaimed off waivers by other league teams before Sunday's 12 noon ET deadline passed. Show More Summary

Messi injures leg muscle in Barcelona win

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi picked up a leg injury in Barcelona's 1-0 win at Villarreal on Sunday.

Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.

Henley takes a 1-shot lead at Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday and had a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Messi injured in Barcelona win

BARCELONA, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Lionel Messi picked up a hamstring strain in Barcelona’s 1-0 victory over Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday, the club said. “He has pulled the hamstring of his right leg, it is a minor injury,” Barca said in statement. Show More Summary

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