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In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, artist Stephen Layne works on a sculpture of boxing heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in Philadelphia. Next year, the sculpture is expected to be placed near the city's sports stadiums, ending a hurdle-strewn saga that included fundraising problems and the death of the original sculptor. Frazier died in 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia's Rocky gets competition as 9-foot statue of champ Joe Frazier takes shape
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AP Source: Watt agrees to contract extensionPerson with knowledge of deal to AP: Texans star DE J.J. Watt agrees to contract extension
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FILE - This is a Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014  file photo of AS Monaco player Radamel Falcao  as he gives a thumbs up to fans as he warms up on the sideline during the second half of the Emirates Cup soccer match between AS Monaco and Valencia at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium in London.  Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday Sept. 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
United offloads youth to signal shift in policyNeed for instant success sees Man United turn to 'galacticos' over young, local talent
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European Ryder cup team captain Paul McGinley stands by a list of his chosen players during a press conference at Wentworth Golf Club to announce his three wild card selections for his team to play at Gleneagles in Scotland against the USA, in Wentworth England, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder CupLuke Donald left out as Poulter, Westwood and Gallacher get final 3 European Ryder Cup spots
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Real Madrid's Benzema, left, lifts his shirt during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Jose Ignacio Unanue)
Chelsea gets top spot in AP soccer pollPremier League leader Chelsea gets top spot in AP global football poll; Ibrahimovic top player
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England's Danny Welbeck points during a training session at London Colney, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. England will play Norway in an international friendly soccer match at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Record English spending dwarfs rivals in EuropePremier League clubs easily the biggest spenders in Europe during summer transfer window
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World Cup slalom record holder Schild retiresAustrian skier Marlies Schild retires at 33, year after record 35th World Cup slalom win
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Chris Kirk tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talkChris Kirk pulls in bounty in Boston: A FedEx Cup win, $1.4 million ... and a Ryder Cup spot?
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FILE - In this June 10, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter watches the action during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn't based on Houston's record but because "we need a new direction in our clubhouse." The Astros entered Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in fourth place in the AL West with a 59-79 record, second worst in the league.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Houston Astros fire manager Bo PorterAstros, with 2nd worst record in AL, fire manager Bo Porter and cite need for 'united message'
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