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NFC South rivals collide tonight to kick off Week 3 of the NFL season as Tampa
Bay visits Atlanta. The Buccaneers are off to an 0-2 start after dropping a
pair of home games by a combined eight points. The Falcons are 1-1 and coming
off a 24-10 loss at Cincinnati on Sunday after opening the campaign at home
with an overtime victory against New Orleans.
A matchup of ranked teams opens this weekend's top-25 schedule tonight, as No.
5 Auburn visits the Little Apple to face 20th-ranked Kansas State. Both teams
are 2-0 and had byes last Saturday in anticipation of this showdown between
the SEC and Big 12. Auburn will play on the road for the first time this
season after blowout wins against Arkansas and San Jose State, while K-State
thumped Stephen F. Austin of the FCS to start the season before a tough
conference opener in a 32-28 triumph over Iowa State.
Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na is reportedly set to announce her
retirement on Friday due to lingering knee injuries, which forced her to
withdraw from the recently concluded U.S. Open. The world No. 6 and one-time
world No. 2 star has not played since losing in the third round at Wimbledon
in June. Li owns nine WTA titles and has been a runner-up on 12 occasions.
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