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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Lucas Giolito delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Lucas Giolito’s fastball lets him down again in Nationals’ loss to Rockies

- The Washington Times

In another spot start, Giolito made it to through five innings for the first time, but was only moderately effective in the Nationals’ 5-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. His pitching line of five innings, four earned runs, six hits, two walks and two strikeouts counts as incremental progress and hardly inspirational.

Endwell, N.Y. celebrates its win over South Korea in the Little League World Series Championship baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Endwell, New York, wins Little League World Series

- Associated Press

Ryan Harlost led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series title, striking out eight and limiting South Korea to five hits in six innings in a 2-1 victory Sunday.

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, the partially open new retractable roof allows a ribbon of light into Arthur Ashe Stadium at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in the Queens borough of New York. The first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 29. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

For U.S. Open’s new roof, a question of changing conditions

- Associated Press

The U.S. Open’s Arthur Ashe Stadium is now covered by a retractable roof. And based on his experiences, Novak Djokovic expects more humid conditions once the panels slide shut — which make for a slower court.

Patrick Reed watches his tees hot from the third hole during the final round of The Barclays golf tournament in Farmingdale, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Patrick Reed wins Barclays, Rickie Fowler loses Ryder Cup spot

- Associated Press

Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is tended to by a trainer after he went down on a play against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Cowboys QB Romo has broken bone in back

Associated Press

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says quarterback Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, and there is no timetable for his return.

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- Associated Press

Since Christina McHale won a first-set tiebreaker against her idol Serena Williams at Wimbledon last month, she's played three tournaments and World Team Tennis to prepare for the U.S. Open.

IFLE - In this Aug. 23, 2013, file photo, Rickie Fowler hits a tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of The Barclays golf tournament in Jersey City, N.J. So much more is at stake than $69 million in prize and bonus money during the FedEx Cup. The Barclays is the first postseason event, the start of deciding Ryder Cup teams and who gets voted player of the year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Reed gets off the bubble and into victory mode

- Associated Press

Patrick Reed occupied the eighth and final spot in the Ryder Cup standings going into the final qualifying event, which brought him the attention no one wants. He was the guy on the bubble, and most of the chatter was negative.

Ariana Grande, left, and Nicki Minaj perform at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Beyonce dominates an Olympic-sized VMA awards

- Associated Press

Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards show was all about performances that got the sweat dripping, the muscles ripping and the adrenaline pumping. Here are the top moments from Sunday's show:

Beyonce arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Four of the Final Five from Rio get hugs from Beyonce

Associated Press

Four of the Final Five gymnastics greats from the Rio Olympics wished ailing teammate Gabby Douglas well and got hugs from best female video winner Beyonce on Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards.