Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam

NEW YORK (AP) — Mere minutes before heading out to face Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final, Stan Wawrinka met in the locker room with his coach and felt as nervous as he ever had. Wawrinka was shaking. Started to cry, even.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer

KC's Peters raises fist, 4 Dolphins kneel during anthems


Opening day in the NFL saw Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters raise a black-gloved fist during the national anthem, a protest amplified later Sunday when four Miami Dolphins kneeled on the sideline with hands on their hearts as "The Star Spangled Banner" played in Seattle.


Kluber, Santana lead Indians to 7-1 win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have a firm grip on the AL Central. With Corey Kluber finding his Cy Young form, their goals for this season are much bigger than the division title.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writer