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Rosol beats Lu in 3 sets in semis

Lukas Rosol, of Czech Republic, reacts after defeating Yen-Hsun Lu, of Taiwan, in their semi-final match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Rosol defeated Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic advanced to the finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Friday after beating Taiwan’s Yen-Hsun Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the final tuneup for next week’s U.S. Open.

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NASCAR rolls out glitzy new ad campaign for Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will promote its revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format with a new ad campaign officially launched Friday themed “Sixteen nations: Ten battles. One will prevail.”

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Injured Isner withdraws from Winston-Salem Open

John Isner returns a shot against Mikhail Kukushkin, of Kazakhstan, during their match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — John Isner’s preparations for the U.S. Open hit a setback Thursday when a sprained ankle forced him to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open hours before his quarterfinal.

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Wolfpack’s Byrd back from 3rd serious knee injury

In this Sept. 28, 2013, photo, N.C. State NCAA college football safety Jarvis Byrd (14) tackles Central Michigan running back Saylor Lavallii (6) during the second half of  a game against Central Michigan in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina State safety Jarvis Byrd has suffered three serious knee injuries in his college career, including last year in the fifth game of the season. Now Byrd is a sixth-year senior is slowly working his way back in preseason camp with the hope of playing meaningful snaps.(AP Photo/The News & Observer, Ethan Hyman)  MANDATORY CREDIT-ETHAN HYMAN, THE NEWS & OBSERVER

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jarvis Byrd figured he was done with football after suffering the third serious knee injury of his college career last season.

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US women score 3 in 2nd half, beat Switzerland 4-1

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night.

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