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N. Dakota State beats Iowa State 34-14

North Dakota State wide receiver Zach Vraa tries to break a tackle by Iowa State defensive back Sam E. Richardson (4) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

AMES, Iowa (AP) — John Crockett ran for 138 yards and three touchdowns and FCS power North Dakota State opened the season with its 25th straight victory, beating Iowa State 34-14 on Saturday.

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Panthers crush Delaware in opener 62-0

Pittsburgh running back James Conner (24) score his second touchdown of the first quarter in an NCAA college football game against Delaware on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Conner rushed for 153 yards and four first-half touchdowns as Pittsburgh ripped Delaware 62-0 on Saturday.

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Wimbledon champ Kvitova out at US Open

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, covers her head with a towel during a break between games against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.

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Djokovic beats Querrey to reach US Open 4th round

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot against Sam Querrey, of the United States, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic needed all of 15 minutes to take the first five games against Sam Querrey, sending the top-seeded Serb on his way to the U.S. Open’s fourth round for the eighth year in a row.

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5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

This undated image released by Disney - Marvel shows, from left, Zoe Saldana, the character Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, the character Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy".(AP Photo/Disney - Marvel, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel’s irreverent hit “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay’s sequel-reboot hybrid “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally.

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