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WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center,  and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk

Chris Kirk holds the trophy after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He doesn’t see any need to call U.S. captain Tom Watson and lobby for a pick.

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Nishikori beats Raonic in 5 sets at US Open

Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Milos Raonic, of Canada, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — Japan’s Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first U.S. Open quarterfinal.

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Pennetta moves into quarters of US Open

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, wraps her head in an ice-packed towel between games against Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, 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) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.

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Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

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