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Image of Asia: A synchronized dive for gold

In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women’s synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games. They won gold, adding to China’s lead in the medal tally at the continental games. With 322 of 439 gold medals decided, China stood atop the tally with 125, followed by host South Korea with 54, and Japan with 37. China’s dominance was expected, largely because it brought the most athletes – nearly 900. The Asian Games end Sunday after bringing together athletes from 45 countries and regions to compete in 42 sports.

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Span exits in 3rd but Nationals beat Mets 4-2

Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span, right, comes to a stop against the outfield wall after he caught a line drive by New York Mets left fielder Matt den Dekker and tumbled during the third inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Washington. Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper (34) is at left. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals center fielder Denard Span left in the third inning after making a diving, tumbling catch, and NL East champion Washington went on to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

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