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Here we go again with Deflategate...Williams continues Grand Slam quest

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 31, 2015 at 7:51 a.m.



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NEW YORK (AP) — The next layer of "Deflategate" will unfold today in New York as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (guh-DEHL') and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are expected back in a New York courtroom. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told both sides they will need to appear in federal court this morning for a status conference in the case.

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams starts her quest for a calendar Grand Slam today with opening day action at the U.S. Open. Williams has won the three previous major tournaments of the year, the Australian and French Opens as well as Wimbledon. If she wins the U.S. Open she would become the first person to achieve the calendar slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Giants and Dodgers kick off a three-game series in Los Angeles tonight. In the National League West standings the Dodgers top the Giants by 3 ½ games. L.A. is coming into the game after last night's loss to the Cubs, when they were no-hit by Jake Arrieta (ehr-ee-ET'-uh).

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last night's no-hitter by Jake Arrieta (ehr-ee-ET'-uh) of the Cubs over the Dodgers was the sixth no-no of the season. He became baseball's first 17-game winner of the season.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The 2015 Indy/Car season came to an end yesterday when Scott Dixon captured his fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale in Sonoma, California. The successful finish to the season came just days after IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died from head injuries suffered in the race at Pocono.

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