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AUGUST 20 1931 - Helen Wills Moody beats Eileen B. Whitingstall 6-4, 6-1 to capture the women's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship. 1944 - Robert Hamilton upsets Byron Nelson in the final round 1 up to win the PGA championship.

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FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

...the season ranked in the top five of the AP rankings.Still, make no mistake: Florida...appearance since 2003.Start to finishSince the AP preseason poll debuted in 1950, Florida...to start and end the season No. 1 in the AP poll. Eight other preseason No. 1s have...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-18/fsu-no-1-ap-preseason-poll
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Sports on TV

CYCLING 1 p.m., NBCSN - USA Pro Challenge, stage 1, at Aspen, Colo. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 a.m., ESPN2 - World Series, consolation, at South Williamsport, Pa. 9 a.m., ESPN - World Series, elimination, at South Williamsport, Pa. 11 a.m.

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AUTO RACING 9 a.m. ESPN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Pure Michigan 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. 11 a.m., NBCSN - IndyCar, Wisconsin 250, at West Allis, Wis. 2 p.m., NBCSN - Indy Lights, at West Allis, Wis. (same-day tape) 5 p.m.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-17/sports-tv
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Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...Civil War. In a 1993 interview with the AP, Williams recalled an appearance early...dread the word 'art,'" Williams told the AP in 1989. "That's what we used to do...try to deal with the fear," he told the AP in 1989. "Comedy can deal with the fear...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/robin-williams-manic-comedy-star-dead-6
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Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

...Now he's got his own team to share with his wife and three sons."We're a family that likes basketball," he told the AP.Ballmer said he fell in love with the sport as a seventh-grader in his hometown of Detroit. He was manager of his high school...

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Lots of big NFL names hoping for big comebacks

...he's Nick Foles' backup.Griffin and St. Louis' Sam Bradford, who tore an ACL last season, might be front-runners for the AP Comeback Player of the Year award. Since it began in 1998, 11 of the winners have been quarterbacks - including the last six...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-10/lots-big-nfl-names-hoping-big-comeback
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AUTO RACING 8 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Pure Michigan 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. 9:30 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR, Truck Series, practice for Careers for Veterans 200, at Brooklyn, Mich. 11 a.m.

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GOLF 5:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Made in Denmark, first round, part II, at Farso, Denmark 8:30 a.m., TGC - LPGA, Wegmans Championship, first round, at Pittsford, N.Y. 11 a.m.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-14/sports-tv
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Today In Sports History

AUGUST 13 1919 - Upset scores a win against Man o' War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red's only loss in 21 starts. 1920 - England's Ted Ray wins the U.S. Men's Open golf title.

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