Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Wednesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:- NEW YORK -- Sept. 1 marks 10 years that Roger Goodell has served as NFL commissioner. A look at his stewardship over that decade as the NFL has grown exponentially, but also has been plagued by off-field issues ranging from player conduct to concussions. UPCOMING: 1,100 words, photos.- NEW YORK -- Novak Djokovic gives his troublesome right arm another test in the second round of the U.S. Open, facing someone who beat him earlier this season. Rafael Nadal plays at night. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 8 p.m.; updated with night session. With: US OPEN-THE LATEST.- MIAMI -- New Dolphins boss Adam Gase likes to talk trash with his players, but then all of the NFLs new coaches could denigrate their teams, because theyre all in need of a turnaround. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 4 p.m.- LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The IOC has stripped four more athletes -- including three Russians -- of medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after their doping samples were retested and came back positive. SENT: 500 words, photos.- NEW YORK -- For the last five years, the top rules experts in golf have come together from around the world to study a jigsaw puzzle. They are finding it very difficult to simply the complicated the Rules of Golf. SENT: 800 words, photos.- DETROIT -- Two AL Central aces square off when Chicagos Chris Sale (15-7, 3.14) faces Detroits Justin Verlander (14-7, 3.33). UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 1:10 p.m.- ARLINGTON, Texas -- Felix Hernandez (9-4, 3.14) tries to win his sixth straight decision when Seattle wraps up a series against the Rangers and tries to end a four-game losing streak. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 2:05 p.m.- A handful big-money coaches in the Southeastern Conference have much on the line this season, including their jobs. That group includes Texas A&Ms Kevin Sumlin, Auburns Gus Malzahn and maybe even LSUs Les Miles. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 2 p.m.- Wisconsins opener against fifth-ranked LSU in the Lambeau Field College Classic in Green Bay on Saturday is chock-full of story lines. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 525 words, photos.- AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas quarterback competition dominating Longhorns training camp has lacked a particular ingredient: juice. Or more specifically, Jerrod Heard. UPCOMING: 520 words, photos by 2 p.m.- Surprise preseason performances and two big starting quarterback injuries have fantasy owners scrambling to alter cheat sheets, re-arrange queues, and reflect on lifes larger questions. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 5 p.m.Brett Favre Youth Jersey . Gerald Green and Miles Plumlee? Green had bounced around the NBA when he wasnt playing overseas. The Pacers gave up on Plumlee after just one season. Now Green and Plumlee are key cogs in the Suns surprising breakout season. Julio Jones Jersey . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. http://www.thefaclonsshoponline.com/Kendall-sheffield-falcons-jersey/ . Louis. To which I would say two things: 1. Where there is smoke, there is or perhaps has been a little fire. Or, in other words, the two teams would appear to have at least spoken. And spoken is defined as one calling the other to inquire, no more, no less. Takkarist McKinley Falcons Jersey . "We have always prided ourselves on the way we play defence. Having two big pieces back is going to be a key for us moving forward for years to come," said Knighthawks head coach Mike Hasen. Deion Sanders Jersey . Peter Gammons, an analyst for Major League Baseballs network and website, drew the ire of hockey fans on Sunday when he criticized the two NHL teams on Twitter for their physical game the night before.MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings have wide receiver Stefon Diggs (knee) and cornerback Terence Newman (neck) back in the lineup against Dallas. Both players were held out of the last game because of injuries.Previously ruled out for the Vikings on Thursday night: center Joe Berger (concussion) and punt returner Marcus Sherels (rib). Bergers injury forced the Vikings to use their seventh different offensive line combination in 12 games this season. Rookie Mackensie Alexander (groin) was also out, leaving the Vikings with only four avaiilable cornerbacks.ddddddddddddFor the Cowboys, cornerback Morris Claiborne (groin) missed his fifth straight game and linebacker Justin Durant (hamstring) was out after getting hurt in the last game. Safety Barry Church (broken forearm) returned from a four-game absence. His replacement, J.J. Wilcox, was out with a thigh injury.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL ' ' '
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