Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles. Shelly Sterling negotiated a landmark deal for $2 billion to sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer, former CEO...

Appalachian St, fab frosh & pace of play in Week 1

FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2007, file photo, Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is carried off the field at Michigan Stadium by his players after they upset No. 5 Michigan 34-32 in an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan is opening its 2014 season with...

‘Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) works through passing drills during Alabama football practice, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT MANDATORY CREDIT Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) works...

Stewart says Ward’s death will affect him forever

NASCAR auto racing driver Tony Stewart reads a statement during a news conference at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track for the first time...
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Bradley off to a good start at a great time

Keegan Bradley hits off the tenth tee during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Stew Milne) Keegan Bradley hits off the tenth tee during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf...
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Yankees ace Tanaka sent home with general soreness

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is on the disabled list, throws before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is on...
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49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith...

Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in Ukraine, adding to a growing body of evidence that Russia, despite its denials, is sending regular troops and weapons to...
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Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

FILE – In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace greet the crowd during birthday marking Mugabe’s 90th birthday, in Marondera, Zimbabwe. She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is...
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Student evades monitors, spreads Ebola to Senegal

Liberian health workers outside a home of a man that they believed died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health...