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Longtime announcer says goodbye to Saratoga track

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Saratoga Race Course announcer Tom Durkin is saying goodbye this weekend.

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What to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III

Jan-Lennard Struff, of Germany, returns a shot John Isner, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent.

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Stewart returns to racing but questions remain

Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart (14) climbs out of his car after qualifying for Sunday's Oral B USA 500 NASCAR auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.

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Syracuse survives Villanova 27-26 in 2nd overtime

Syracuse's Devante McFarlane, center, gets tackled by Villanova's Jerry Miles during an NCAA college football game at the Carrier Dome, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Punter Riley Dixon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Kendall Moore on a fake field goal in the second overtime in Syracuse’s 27-26 victory over Villanova on Friday night.

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Mets call up 2B Herrera, youngest player in MLB

New York Mets' Dilson Herrara, right, grounds into a double play off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher David Buchanan for his first at-bat in the major leagues in the second inning of a baseball game at Citi Field, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz, second from left, looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy’s potential replacement at second base for the New York Mets someday.

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