What you missed while securing your clove hitch ...
• Tennis: Switzerland Rules! ... Roger Federer tops Andy Roddick 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 for third consecutive U.S. Open title.
• NFL: Rush Limbaugh's favorite quarterback throws three TDs as Philadelphia Eagles stifle Houston No-Bushes.
• MLB ... AL West-leading A's put Big Hurt on Rays, 9-7.