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Key story lines for the WNBA conference finals

Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne, left, and forward Tamera Young (1) battle Atlanta Dream guard Jasmine Thomas,  right, for a rebound  in the first half of Game 3 of the WNBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinals, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Atlanta. Chicago won 81-80. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The WNBA playoffs are down to the final four teams with Phoenix, Minnesota, Indiana and Chicago still standing.

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What to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round

Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams talk between points against Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic during a doubles match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 — and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011.

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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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No. 22 Cornhuskers open against Florida Atlantic

University of Nebraska NCAA college football head coach Bo Pelini talks during his weekly press conference Monday Aug. 25, 2014, in Lincoln Neb.  Nebraska opens its football season Saturday against Florida Atlantic.  (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald, Jim Burnett) MAGS OUT ALL LOCAL TV OUT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska came out of preseason practice calling its offense the “Red Storm” and confident its defense will be better than the middling unit of a year ago.

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TPC Boston brings back big memories for Spieth

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has spent his second season going to PGA Tour courses he had seen only once, each of them filled with various memories.

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