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Making Headlines

U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic rallied to defeat Matteo Berrettini in four sets to reach the men’s semifinals, where he’ll face Alexander Zverev. The World No. 1 is two wins from a men’s record 21st major and first men’s calendar Grand Slam since 1969. In tonight’s women’s semis, 18-year-old qualifier Emma Raducanu faces Maria Sakkari, while No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka takes on Leylah Fernandez.

NHL: Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss the start of the season following wrist surgery. The two-time Hart Trophy winner is expected to be sidelined for at least six weeks.

NFL: On Wednesday, Jimmy Garoppolo seemed to announce himself as the 49ers’ Week 1 starter: “It’s official, I guess.” Head coach Kyle Shanahan hasn’t confirmed.

Editor’s Note: Tune in tomorrow, September 10 at 9 a.m. ET for Chris Kuc’s conversation with Kay Adams, host of Good Morning Football. Chris and Kay talk NFL, Kay’s path to success, and more. It will be available on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook.

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