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Nadal’s coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s coach has criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team.

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Together at Asian Games, Koreas still far apart

North Korea's gold medalist Om Yun Chol listens to reporter's question during a press conference at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. When the first world record fell at the Asian Games - to the North Korean weightlifter - elated South Korean fans pounded drums and stood to cheer. The media heaped congratulations on the athlete for winning the North’s first gold medal. Away from the stadiums, however, South Korean activists were launching balloons laden with anti-North Korea leaflets over the demilitarized zone and the North’s state-run media was churning out tirades against the South’s “puppet” rulers and their unforgivable crimes. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — When the first world record fell at the Asian Games — to a North Korean weightlifter — elated South Korean fans pounded drums and stood to cheer.

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What’s next for the Braves after firing GM Wren

Atlanta Braves interim general manager John Hart, left, answers questions with team president John Schuerholz and former manager Bobby Cox, right, after the baseball team fired general manager Frank Wren following a mid-summer collapse that caused the franchise to miss the playoffs, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves are searching for a general manager.

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Jeff Samardzija pitches A’s past Angels 8-4

Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija works against the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Monday night.

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Indians lose 2-0, pushed to edge by Royals

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watches in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. The Royals defeated the Indians 2-0. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians waited more than three weeks to gain a little ground on the Royals. They gave it right back in a few hours.

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