NEW YORK (AP) – The wait is over for Andy Murray and all of Britain. The Briton has won the U.S. Open in five grueling sets to become the first British man since 1936 to capture a Grand Slam title, outlasting defending champion Novak Djokovic (NOH’-vak YOH’-koh-vihch) in his fifth try in the final of a major tournament.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The San Diego Chargers defense held Oakland without a touchdown until the final minute in their 22-14 opening game victory last night. Philip Rivers was efficient, completing 24 of 33 passes for 231 yards and one TD for the Chargers.
BALTIMORE (AP) – The Baltimore Ravens continued their dominance at home by beating Cincinnati 44-13 for their 11th straight home victory. Joe Flacco threw for 299 yards and two TDs and Ed Reed sealed it with a 34-yard interception return for a touchdown.
NEW YORK (AP) – A person familiar with the schedule tells The Associated Press that the NFL has devised a temporary five-week setup for using replacement officials. The regular on-field officials are locked out and replacements worked the preseason and the first week of the regular season.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago White Sox’ lead in the AL Central is three games over Detroit after last night’s 6-1 win over the Tigers. Alex Rios (REE’-uhs) hit a three-run home run and A.J. Pierzynski (peer-ZIN’-skee) and Gordon Beckham also went deep.