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What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts to the crowd as she prepares to hit balls into the stands after defeating Varvara Lepchenko, of the United States, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

NEW YORK (AP) — With Maria Sharapova’s loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.

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Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday follows through on a two-run single during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 9-6. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday doesn’t get too technical about what he tries to do at the plate for the Cardinals.

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Harper homers twice in Nationals’ loss at Seattle

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper hits a solo home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Seattle. Harper also hit a solo home run in the second inning. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Bryce Harper’s progress from his hand injury helped ease the sting of the Washington Nationals’ 5-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

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Harrison, Pirates start fast, but lose to Reds

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) rounds first after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a great start against Johnny Cueto. Chris Heisey gave the Cincinnati Reds a win at the end.

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Cardinals recall Siegrist, Kozma; drop 3 pitchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals recalled left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist and infielder Pete Kozma from Triple-A Memphis on Sunday and optioned three left-handed pitchers — Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons — to Double-A Springfield.

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