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Alonso fastest in final Singapore GP practice

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, left, walks with Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, right, after the second practice session for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in Saturday’s final practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo second fastest ahead of what looms as a very close qualifying.

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Pliskova beats Kirilenko to reach final in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down on Saturday to beat Russia’s Maria Kirilenko 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 and reach the final of the Korea Open.

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Wozniacki, Ivanovic make final at Pan Pacific Open

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Garbine Muguruza of Spain during their semifinals match of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open.

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Packers purchase strip mall near Lambeau

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers franchise is gobbling up more land around Lambeau Field.

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IOC’s Bach says sports tied to politics

INCHEON, China (AP) — Sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business and work with those who run global society while still maintaining its neutrality, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

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