Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EDT:
- WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - AJ Allmendinger starts from pole as he tries to duplicate his first and only Sprint Cup victory a year ago at Watkins Glen International. Just like last year, a win and he's in the Chase for the series title. Race starts 2 p.m.
- AKRON, Ohio - Jim Furyk and Justin Rose are tied for the lead going into the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational.
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- CANTON, Ohio - Adrian Peterson will not be in the lineup for the Minnesota Vikings when they open the preseason against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the annual Hall of Fame game. Peterson will have to wait to make his return from a suspension while most other starters will make a cameo appearance in the 2015 exhibition opener. Game starts 8 p.m.
- KAZAN, Russia - Japan's Daiya Seto wins his second consecutive title in the 400-meter individual medley by 1.40 seconds on the final night of swimming at the world championships.
- SAN ANTONIO - After two of the best races in his career, Michael Phelps tries to wrap up a brilliant weekend at the U.S. national championships with another head-turning performance in the 200-meter individual medley.
- NEW YORK - With their AL East lead down to 2 1/2 games over Toronto, Mark Teixeira and the Yankees try to prevent a three-game sweep by the Blue Jays. Masahiro Tanaka (8-4) pitches for New York against Marco Estrada (9-6). Game starts 1:05 p.m.
- ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jered Weaver returns from a seven-week injury absence when the Los Angeles Angels wrap up a six-game homestand against Miguel Gonzalez and the Baltimore Orioles. Game starts 3:30 p.m.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Garnet replaced the Notre Dame green on Everett Golson's uniform and now the big question at Florida State is whether the fifth-year senior transfer will win the quarterback competition with Jameis Winston's understudy, Sean Maguire.
- NAPA, Calif. - With a season under his belt and the starting job secured, Derek Carr is even more in control heading into Year 2 with the Oakland Raiders.