Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
--RAFAEL NADAL BEATS NOVAK DJOKOVIC IN 4 SETS AT US OPEN FOR 13TH GRAND SLAM TITLE
Looking fit as can be and maybe even better than ever, the No. 2-ranked Rafael Nadal pulled away from No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in a taut, tense U.S. Open final for his 13th Grand Slam title.
--REDSKINS CAN’T KEEP UP WITH VICK, MCCOY AS EAGLES HOLD ON FOR 33-27 WIN
Michael Vick threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Philadelphia Eagles unleashed coach Chip Kelly’s frenetic offense on the NFL with a 33-27 win over the Washington Redskins.
--DODGERS’ URIBE HOMERS IN EACH OF HIS FIRST 3 AT-BATS AGAINST ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Juan Uribe homered in his first three trips to the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He reached on an infield single in the seventh inning to finish with four hits from four at bats.
--RODMAN TO GO BACK TO NORTH KOREA, THIS TIME WITH OTHER FORMER NBA PLAYERS
Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and bringing a team of former NBA players with him. Days after returning from his second trip to visit Kim Jong Un — in which he said he became the first foreigner to hold the leader’s newborn daughter — Rodman announced plans to stage two exhibition games in North Korea in January.
--ITALY IS THE ONLY UNBEATEN TEAM AT EURO CHAMPIONSHIPS
Advancing through the first round as the only undefeated team, Italy has provided the unexpected at the European basketball championships.