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Djokovic, Federer in same half of U.S. Open draw

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wimbledon finalists Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are on a semi-final collision course at the U.S. Open after they were placed in the same half of the draw on Thursday.

MLB roundup: Dodgers earn second straight walkoff win

Corey Seager tied the game with a two-run double and Enrique Hernandez capped a second straight walk-off win with an RBI single Thursday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied in the bottom of the ninth to stun the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 and complete a three-game sweep.

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions

CARACAS (Reuters) – Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation’s government.

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday’s basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators.