For the fourth straight year, the men's final at the U.S. Open had to be postponed a day because of bad weather earlier in the tournament. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal play Monday. Australian Samantha Stosur defeated American Serena Williams in the women's final on Sunday.
NPR's summer road trip series, "Honey Stop the Car!" pulls over in Richmond, Va., where a statue of tennis great Arthur Ashe stands in an unlikely place. It's among statues of major figures from the Confederacy.
Summer is just about over. That usually means Major League Baseball fans are feverishly checking the standings as the playoff races tighten up in the last weeks of the season. But this year, virtually every division title and wild card slot have been sewn up. Could an unexciting September lead to a dramatic October? Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis.
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