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Williams, Djokovic cruise, Nishikori works late 3:49am EDT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic kept their time in blazing conditions to a bare minimum on Monday as they breezed into the U.S. Open quarter-finals but Eugenie Bouchard's hopes of a maiden grand slam title melted away in the heat.  Full Article

 
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Phillies' Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter Monday, 1 Sep 2014 

(Reuters) - Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta on Monday.  Full Article  

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Sam fails to secure spot on Rams' practice squad Monday, 1 Sep 2014 

(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) looked even more remote on Monday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 10-man practice squad.  Full Article