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Idaho, Florida still working on suspended game

Lightning strikes near Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field during a weather delay before an NCAA college football game between Florida and Idaho in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida expects to know what will happen with its postponed season opener in the next two days.

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Pennetta moves into quarters of US Open

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, wipes sweat from his face between points against Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.

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Agent: Titans, K Ryan Succop agree to 1-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Veteran kicker Ryan Succop has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans who chose to go with experience rather than an undrafted rookie.

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Phils’ Hamels pulled with no-hitter thru 6 innings

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels works in the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies has been pulled from the game after pitching six innings of no-hit ball against the Atlanta Braves.

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Armed with new deal, Chiefs’ Smith looks forward

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) calls a play in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Kansas City, Mo. Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose the terms of the contract. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith didn’t have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year.

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