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Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

In this Jan. 20, 2014, file photo, Brooklyn Nets' Andray Blatche, left, tries to move past New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler during an NBA basketball game in New York. The veteran center is an NBA free agent at the moment but currently has a job as the man in the middle for the Philippines, at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. If you're confused, you're far from alone, as how a native of the United States with no ties to the country ended up on their roster is the stuff of international mystery. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo, Joan Rivers attends a screening of the Season 2 premiere of WE TV's "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" in New York. Two police officials say Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor’s office to a New York City hospital, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.

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Mets activate RHP Matsuzaka, put RHP Black on DL

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his neck and activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka.

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Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price reacts in the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Price allowed eight earned runs in two innings. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — For the third time in less than a week, Detroit’s starting pitcher was pulled early, the game already just about lost.

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Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward, left, runs toward home plate after hitting a solo home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, right, in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NW YORK (AP) — Braves pitchers are thankful Andrelton Simmons is their shortstop and not another powerful pitching arm.

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