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In this Aug. 12, 2014 photo, boxer Bernard Hopkins who donated funds to make a sculpture of boxing heavyweight champion Joe Frazier speaks during an interview with The Associated Press 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 PhiladelphiaRocky's Philadelphia gets real contender as 9-foot statue of champ Joe Frazier takes shape
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Los Angeles Dodgers Roberto Hernandez pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4Denard Span slugs 2 of Nationals' 4 homers in 6-4 victory over Dodgers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Victoria Azarenka,  of Belarus, reacts after a point during a math against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
US OPEN SCENE: Azarenka's 'Happy Birthday' wishUS OPEN SCENE: As a singer, Victoria Azarenka makes a terrific tennis player
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Raiders tab rookie Derek Carr as starting QBStart the Carr: Raiders hand keys to offense to rookie quarterback Derek Carr
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Victoria Azarenka,  of Belarus, reacts after missing a shot against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US OpenHead dizzy, vision blurry, Bouchard loses to Makarova at US Open, ending Slam semifinal streak
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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)
Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buyManchester United signs Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco with option to buy
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Brazil's Marcus Vieira, right, fights for a position on the court with Spain's Rudy Fernandez during the Group A Basketball World Cup match between Brazil and Spain in Granada, Spain, Monday Sept. 1, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Daniel Tejedor)
Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets CroatiaSpain routs Brazil, joins Greece at 3-0 in Basketball World Cup; Senegal upsets Croatia
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Gronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins readyPatriots TE Rob Gronkowski promises he will play in opener, Dolphins say they're ready
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Chris Kirk holds the trophy after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche BankChris Kirk wins the Deutsche Bank, stating his case as a Ryder Cup pick
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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