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Pistorius' prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

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Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence has been increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal. More>>

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Duke overcomes tenacious Portland State 99-81

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Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over the surprisingly tenacious Portland State Vikings on Thanksgiving Day to open the Phil Knight Invitational tournament. More>>

Keenum-led Vikings beat Lions 30-23, adding to division lead

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Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score in the first half to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 30-23. More>>

No. 2 Arizona upset again at Battle 4 Atlantis, 66-60 by SMU

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Ben Emelogu scored 20 points and SMU upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis, handing the Wildcats their second consecutive loss to an unranked opponent. More>>

Mississippi stuns No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

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Jordan Ta'amu threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Wilkins ran for two scores and Mississippi upset No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28. More>>

Kerrigan, short-handed Redskins to face Zeke-less Cowboys

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Each opponent the Washington Redskins face the rest of the way currently owns a losing record. More>>

Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28-6 on Thanksgiving

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Philip Rivers threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his first Thanksgiving game in his 14th season and the Los Angeles Chargers beat the fading Dallas Cowboys 28-6. More>>

Maye leads No. 9 North Carolina to 102-78 rout of Portland

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Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points, and No. 9 North Carolina put five players in double figures in overwhelming Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational. More>>

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

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A person with knowledge of the deal says a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor will pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges and face at least 25 years in prison. More>>

Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims

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Olympic champion Aly Raisman is using her platform to become an advocate for sexual abuse victims. More>>

Denver Broncos have hit a rough patch

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The Denver Broncos have fallen fast and hard since winning Super Bowl 50 less than two years ago. More>>

Redskins beat Giants 20-10 in turkey of a Thanksgiving game

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Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 20-10 on a drab field in a drab game between two injury-depleted teams that did not look ready for prime time. More>>

Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

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Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has been clearly better more often than not. More>>

Playmaking QBs: Hurts, Stidham lead teams into Iron Bowl

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Playmaking QBs: Hurts, Stidham lead teams into Iron Bowl. More>>

Amid doping scandal, skeleton federation suspends 4 Russians

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The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation is provisionally suspending four Russian sliders who have been banned from the Olympics for doping violations. More>>

Northern Iowa beats NC State 64-60 in Battle 4 Atlantis

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Juwan McCloud hit the go-ahead driving layup with 1:08 left to help Northern Iowa hold off North Carolina State 64-60 in Thursday's semifinals at the Battle 4 Atlantis. More>>

No. 5 Villanova beats Tennessee 85-76 in Battle 4 Atlantis

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Jalen Brunson scored 25 points to help fifth-ranked Villanova rally from 15 down and beat Tennessee 85-76 in Thursday's semifinals at the Battle 4 Atlantis. More>>

Heat top Celtics 104-98, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

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Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Dion Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held on to beat Boston 104-98, snapping the Celtics' 16-game winning streak. More>>

N.C. State stuns No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in Battle 4 Atlantis

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Freshman Braxton Beverly scored a season-high 20 points and sparked the decisive late run that helped North Carolina State upset No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in the first round at the Battle 4 Atlantis. More>>

Westbrook's 34 points lead Thunder past Warriors, 108-91

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Russell Westbrook scored a season high 34 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Golden State Warriors 108-91. More>>

Patriots' Brady misses practice with Achilles tendon injury

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits out practice with what the team says is an Achilles tendon injury. More>>

Thanksgiving debut for Rivers also big for Chargers, Cowboys

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Rivers makes Thanksgiving debut in high-stakes game with Chargers, Cowboys trying to stay in playoff contention. More>>

Louisville says freshman Bowen will not play for Cardinals

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Louisville says freshman Brian Bowen will not play, have parted ways assistant Kenny Johnson in wake of corruption probe. More>>

Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling

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Internet gambling is legal in only three states, but it soon could get a big boost from an unlikely source: The U.S. Supreme Court. More>>

Hazard warning: Chelsea star flourishing in new free role

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Eden Hazard is flourishing in his latest new role at Chelsea with six goals in his last seven games. More>>

Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

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A feud between President Donald Trump and the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China is intensifying. More>>

Sochi gold medalist among 4 Russians banned for doping

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Two more Russian athletes were stripped of their Olympic medals from the 2014 Sochi Games, leaving the United States as the country with the most medals. More>>

Bills reverse course in having Taylor start against Chiefs

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Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott is reversing course by announcing Tyrod Taylor will start at Kansas City on Sunday a week after his decision to start rookie Nathan Peterman backfired. More>>

Tennessee tops No. 18 Purdue 78-75 (OT) in Battle 4 Atlantis

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Grant Williams' late basket lifted Tennessee past No. 18 Purdue 78-75 in overtime in Thursday's opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. More>>

Barcelona draws 0-0 at Juventus to seal top spot in group

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Barcelona sealed top spot in Group D with a drab 0-0 draw at Juventus, which will have to wait until the final round to see if it qualifies for the Champions League knockout stage. More>>

'Justice': US sliders relieved by IOC stand against Russians

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The long-awaited word has come down: American skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender is about to be an Olympic bronze medalist. More>>

PK80 tournament opens Thanksgiving Day with stellar field

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The PK80 tournament opens on Thanksgiving Day with 16 teams playing in two brackets and two arenas in Portland, Oregon. More>>

Atletico beats Roma 2-0 to stay alive in Champions League

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Atletico Madrid defeats Roma 2-0 to keep alive hopes of advancing in the Champions League. More>>

Neymar, Cavani, Mbappe score as PSG routs Celtic 7-1

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Neymar scored twice and set up another goal as Paris Saint-Germain produced its biggest win in the Champions League with a 7-1 thrashing of Celtic to extend its perfect record in Group B. More>>

AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal

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Major League Baseball, it's Japanese counterpart and the American players' union agreed to a new posting system that could allow Japanese star Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid next week. More>>

The Latest: Victims of ex-gymnastics doctor blame university

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A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor has pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and faces at least 25 years in prison. More>>

Tolisso leads Bayern over Anderlecht 2-1 in Group B

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Corentin Tolisso set up one goal and scored another to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht in Group B of the Champions League. More>>

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

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Bas Dost scored a goal in each half to lead Sporting Lisbon to a 3-1 win over Olympiakos in the Champions League. More>>

SEC's rivalry games rank from duds to must-see television

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SEC's rivalry games ranked from duds to must-see television. More>>

Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings

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Miami moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. More>>

Braves stripped of 13 prospects, Coppolella banned for life

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Braves lose 9 international players as part of penalties from MLB for rules violations; former GM Coppolella placed on permanently ineligible list. More>>

Lakers rally from 19-point deficit to beat Bulls 103-94

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Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half for a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls. More>>

AP Source: QB Paxton Lynch to start for Denver

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A person with knowledge of Broncos coach Vance Joseph's decision says former first-rounder Paxton Lynch will start against the Oakland Raiders next weekend. More>>

NBA players wish pending World Cup qualifiers were different

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NBA players wish the World Cup qualifying games starting this week were different. More>>

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas says team doctor abused her

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Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. More>>

Madrid celebrates as Benzema and Ronaldo find the net again

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The 6-0 rout of APOEL didn't change much for Real Madrid in its quest to once again be crowned Champions League winner, but it was crucial to boost the confidence of its top two forwards _ Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo. More>>

Lewis, Urlacher, Moss, Seymour among hall semifinalists

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First-year eligibles Ray Lewis and Randy Moss are among 27 semifinalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. More>>

Morgan urges voters to keep steroid users out of Hall

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Hall of Fame 2B Joe Morgan urging voters to keep "known steroid users" out of Cooperstown. More>>

Indian police probe Maria Sharapova housing fraud case

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Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off. More>>

No. 1 UConn routs No. 5 UCLA 78-60 for 39th road win in row

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Napheesa Collier scored 23 points and No. 1 UConn routed fifth-ranked UCLA 78-60, snapping the Bruins' 32-game home winning streak. More>>

Source: Gymnastics doctor facing at least 25 years in prison

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A person with knowledge of the agreement says former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar will plead guilty to sex assault, face prison time. More>>

No. 6 Wichita State beats Marquette 80-66 in Maui semis

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Landry Shamet scored 19 points, Connor Frankamp added 13 and No. 6 Wichita State rode its second-half defense into the Maui Invitational title game with an 80-66 victory over Marquette on Tuesday. More>>

Is J.T. Barrett the best QB to ever play at Ohio State?

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Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett will start his last regular-season game on Saturday against rival Michigan. More>>

Yankees OF Judge has shoulder surgery, should be OK by camp

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Yankees slugger Aaron Judge expected to be ready for spring training following arthroscopic left shoulder surgery. More>>

Eagles, Pats, Steelers are top 3 in the latest AP Pro32 poll

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Philadelphia Eagles remain No. 1 in the latest AP Pro32 poll. More>>

Witness: Men accused of bribes negotiated sale to Qataris

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Witness says sports marketing company whose owners have been charged with bribing top soccer officials tried to negotiate a sale to an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain team president. More>>

Cousins says he was ejected for using big-man fundamentals

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Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins says he was ejected for using big-man fundamentals. More>>

Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was 'catfished'

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Retired NBA star Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was 'catfished'. More>>

Phil Knight's tourney draws top-10 teams to Oregon this week

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Phil Knight is bringing some of the nation's best teams to Oregon this week for a tournament to help the Nike founder celebrate his 80th birthday. More>>

Madrid thrashes APOEL 6-0 to advance in Champions League

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Karim Benzema scored twice in the first half and Cristiano Ronaldo added two in the second as Real Madrid cruised past Cypriot club APOEL to guarantee a berth in the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday. More>>

Louisville appeal asks to reverse 'excessive' NCAA sanctions

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Louisville appeals NCAA penalties and calls vacation of 2013 championship 'excessive'. More>>

Leipzig wins 4-1 as Monaco crashes out of Champions League

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Leipzig sent Monaco crashing out of the Champions League with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday. More>>

No. 2 Arizona, No. 5 Villanova top Battle 4 Atlantis field

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Second-ranked Arizona and fifth-ranked Villanova could be a marquee early season matchup in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. More>>

Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

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Ryan throws 2 TD passes, Seattle's late rally falls short as Falcons beat Seahawks 34-31. More>>

Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

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Secret payments to soccer officials were cloaked by car names such as 'Benz,' 'VW,' 'Toyota,' 'Kia' and 'Peugeot,' a sports marketing executive testified as the trial of three former national federations started its second week. More>>

Irving's 47 lead Celtics past Mavericks to maintain streak

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Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 to extend their winning streak to 16 games. More>>

Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

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Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in his small plane moments before his fatal crash two weeks ago. More>>

LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

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LaVar Ball questions Trump's involvement in son's release, again declines to thank president. More>>

Pelicans rally after Cousins ejection, beat Thunder 114-107

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Anthony Davis had 36 points and 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans rallied after DeMarcus Cousins' ejection to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-107. More>>

Oklahoma QB Mayfield won't start home finale after gesture

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Kansas coach David Beaty has apologized for his team captains not shaking hands with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, saying the move made during the pregame coin toss was unacceptable. More>>

Gordon back from suspension, set to practice with Browns

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Gordon set to practice with Browns following NFL suspensions. More>>

Hall of Fame ballot newcomers: Jones, Thome, Vizquel

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Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel among 19 newcomers on baseball Hall of Fame ballot. More>>

Trump: NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch

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President Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Marshawn Lynch, a football player for the Oakland Raiders. More>>

Ex-NFL receiver Terry Glenn dead after Dallas-area wreck

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Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée injured. More>>

Duke consolidates top spot in Top 25 after Champions Classic

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Duke consolidated its No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 after beating Michigan State in the Champions Classic last week. More>>

Duncan, Stockton headline college hoops Hall of Fame class

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Tim Duncan and John Stockton, who became stars in college and icons in the NBA, headline the 2017 class that was inducted into the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

Pelicans' Cousins ejected for swinging elbow at Westbrook

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Pelicans center Demarcus Cousins has been ejected from a game against Oklahoma City after swinging his elbow near the head of Thunder star Russell Westbrook. More>>

Saints' season starting to resemble 2009 title run

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Saints tight end Josh Hill says it's been "surreal" to play for New Orleans lately. More>>

Bills' McDermott still evaluating on who will start at QB

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Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott hasn't yet determined who will start at quarterback after his decision to go with rookie Nathan Peterman backfired in a 54-24 loss at the Los Angeles Chargers. More>>

Broncos fire OC Mike McCoy; QB coach to take over

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Source tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy in the midst of their six-game losing streak. More>>

3-2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta Video included

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One of the nation's largest domed stadiums is set for implosion at 7:30 a.m. More>>

AP source: Florida meets with Chip Kelly about coaching job

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A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team's next football coach. More>>

Juniors unite: Close friends Earnhardt, Truex celebrate

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Close friends who hunt together, own property together and once raced on the same team had another reason to celebrate: To revel in Martin Truex's first NASCAR Cup title. More>>

UConn No. 1 still as Louisville moves up to fourth

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The UConn Huskies are still the team to beat, remaining No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. More>>

Sevilla coach: Be cautious vs Liverpool in Champions League

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Don't expect Sevilla to take too many risks when it hosts Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday even though a victory will secure the Spanish club in the knockout stages for the second straight season. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Comeback makes Saints 1st 8-2 from 0-2

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Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are the firs team in the Super Bowl era to go from 0-2 to 8-2. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Status quo before final playoff push

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Almost nothing changed in The Associated Press college football poll this weekend. More>>

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

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Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. More>>

World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of FIFA

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The first week of the first trial stemming from the sprawling investigation of FIFA revealed schemes to corrupt world soccer. More>>

Jerry Jones dishes on Goodell as Cowboys lose sans Elliott

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The Dallas Cowboys have lost both games without suspended running back Ezekiel Elliott, and owner Jerry Jones is still trying to explain how that relates to his issues with Commissioner Roger Goodell. More>>

Lonzo Ball's triple-double sends Lakers past Denver, 127-109

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Lonzo Ball had his second career triple-double and Julius Randle scored 24 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 127-109 victory over the Denver Nuggets. More>>

Patriots cap off trip with 33-8 win over Raiders in Mexico

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The New England Patriots approached their trip to Denver and Mexico City. More>>

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

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The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at 49. More>>

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

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The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic has died at 49. More>>

Wentz, Eagles roll over Cowboys 37-9 after losing kicker

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Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. More>>

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

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After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players' release from China, Trump tweets, "I should have left them in jail!". More>>

Brady picks apart Raiders in Patriots' 33-8 win in Mexico

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Tom Brady felt right at home in his first appearance in Mexico by throwing for 339 yards and three touchdowns in the New England Patriots 33-8 victory over the Oakland Raiders. More>>

AP Top 25: Alabama still No. 1; Boise State, Northwestern in

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The top nine teams in The Associated Press college football poll held their spots, led by No. 1 Alabama, and Northwestern and Boise State moved into the Top 25 for the first time this season. More>>

Dolphins QB Jay Cutler suffered a concussion

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Dolphins QB Jay Cutler suffered a concussion while running backs D'Onta Foreman and Chris Thompson were carted off field with leg injuries. More>>

Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

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Martin Truex Jr. capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR's champion. More>>

Dalton's 3 TDs lead Bengals past Broncos 20-17

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The Cincinnati Bengals snapped a 10-game losing streak in Denver with a 20-17 win over the reeling Broncos. More>>

UCLA fires football coach Jim Mora late in 6th season

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UCLA has fired football coach Jim Mora after he compiled a 46-30 record in six seasons with the Bruins. More>>

The Latest: Eagles lose kicker to injury, plan to go for 2

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The Latest: 5 NFL players protest during the national anthems before early games. More>>

Jutanugarn rallies to win after Thompson misses 2-foot putt

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Jutanugarn wins Tour Championship when Lexi Thompson misses 2-foot putt. More>>

Austin Cook wins at Sea Island to earn trip to Masters

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Tour rookie Austin Cook sails to 4-shot victory at RSM Classic, earns spot in Masters next year. More>>

Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connors

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Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to become one of the world's greatest tennis players of the 1950s, has died in Southern California. More>>

Chargers pick off Peterman 5 times in 54-24 win over Bills

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Casey Hayward made two of the Chargers' five interceptions during a horrific first half by Buffalo rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman, and Los Angeles cruised to a 54-24 victory over the slumping Bills. More>>

The Latest: Keselowski: Ford could 'take a drubbing' in '18

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. started his final race day with an early morning PB&J and the feeling that "this is gonna be a weird day.". More>>

Saints extend win streak to 8, roar back, 34-31 in OT

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The New Orleans Saints pulled off an unlikely comeback to extend their winning streak to eight games, erasing a 15-point deficit inside the final six minutes of regulation and kicking a short field goal in overtime to defeat Washington 34-31. More>>

Rosas' field goal in overtime gives Giants unexpected win

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Roger Lewis Jr. made a spectacular catch to set up a winning 23-yard yard goal by Aldrick Rosas in overtime and the New York Giants responded from weeks of adversity and beat the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs 12-9 on a blustery cold day. More>>

Jags ride defense to 19-7 win over Browns, move into first

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Jaguars force five turnovers, beat Browns 19-7 to move into first place in AFC South. More>>

Foreman has 2 TDs to help Texans to 31-21 win over Cardinals

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Rookie D'Onta Foreman ran for 65 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns before being carted off the field with an ankle injury to help the Houston Texans snap a three-game skid with a 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. More>>

Dimitrov wins ATP Finals, Grand Slam his next target

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Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career at the ATP Finals by defeating David Goffin of Belgium 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. More>>

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

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Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria, which maintained its perfect home record in Serie A on Sunday. More>>

Valencia wins 8th straight game to keep pace with Barcelona

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Valencia kept pace with Spanish leader Barcelona by beating Espanyol 2-0 for an eighth straight league win despite having coach Marcelino Garcia Toral sent off. More>>

Top 25 Takeaways: Badgers get close-up; Cardiac 'Canes back

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No. 5 Wisconsin handled its close up in a most Wisconsin way and No. 2 Miami went back to being the Cardiac 'Canes. More>>

NFL extends deal to play in Mexico from 2019-21

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The NFL has extended its deal to play an annual game in Mexico for three more years. More>>

No. 2 Miami finishes on 30-0 run, tops Virginia 44-28

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No. 2 Miami pulled off its biggest comeback in five years by holding off Virginia 44-28 to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 15 games. More>>

Broncos' Lynch will serve as Brock Osweiler's backup

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Ryan Fitzpatrick is making his second straight start at quarterback for Tampa Bay, which is again without the injured Jameis Winston. More>>

Truex leads a quartet of veterans in NASCAR's title race

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NASCAR has spent so much time this year ushering in a new generation of fresh-faced, young drivers. More>>

Thompson, Pringle lead Kansas St. past Oklahoma St. 45-40

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Thompson, Pringle lead Kansas St. past Oklahoma St. 45-40. More>>

Schalke goes 2nd in Bundesliga, Werder Bremen finally wins

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Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga. More>>

Darnold beats Rosen as No. 12 USC holds off UCLA, 28-23

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Sam Darnold passed for 264 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score, and No. 12 Southern California persevered for its fourth consecutive victory over crosstown rival UCLA, 28-23. More>>

The referee breaking unseen barriers for women in soccer

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Having made the breakthrough, the first female referee in any of Europe's top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany's example. More>>

Rams-Vikings highlights early slate of Week 11 games

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The highlight of Week 11 in the NFL includes a trip by the Rams to face the Vikings and a showdown between the Raiders and Patriots in Mexico City. More>>

No. 5 Wisconsin wins slugfest against No. 19 Michigan 24-10

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Alex Hornibrook's 24-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Taylor in third quarter broke open a defensive slugfest, Kendric Pryor scored on an end-around and No. 5 Wisconsin beat No. 19 Michigan 24-10 on Saturday to stay undefeated. More>>

No. 16 Washington gets 10 points in last minute to stun Utah

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Tristan Vizcaino hit a 38-yard field goal as time expired and No. 16 Washington scored 10 points in the final 58 seconds to stun Utah 33-30. More>>

Irving, Brown help Celtics rally for 15th straight win

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Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. More>>

French skiers to start in Lake Louise after Poisson's death

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The French skiing federation says its athletes will compete in Lake Louise at the first World Cup speed events of the Alpine season despite the death of David Poisson earlier this week. More>>

Cowboys' Jerry Jones apologizes for racial remark in video

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized after a website posted a 4-year-old video of him making a racially insensitive comment. More>>

British sailor dies in round-the-world yacht race

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Organizers of an international yacht race say a British sailor has died after he was swept overboard in rough seas. More>>

Truex strengthens grip as driver to beat for NASCAR title

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Truex strengthens grip as driver to beat for NASCAR title. More>>

Wie in 4-way tie for lead as Park stumbles at LPGA finale

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Sung Hyun Park stumbles and now chases a 4-way share of the lead that includes Michelle Wie. More>>

Austin Cook increases lead to 3 shots at Sea Island

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PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook shot a 4-under 66 to increase his lead to three strokes in the RSM Classic. More>>

Dolphins waive linebacker Rey Maualuga after arrest in Miami

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A person familiar with the situation says the Miami Dolphins are waiving linebacker Rey Maualuga after an arrest in Miami. More>>

Wimbush rallies No. 9 Notre Dame past Navy, 24-17

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Wimbush, Adams pace Notre Dame offense to ninth victory. More>>

Yale beats Harvard to 24-3 to win Ivy League championship

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Yale tops Harvard 24-3 to give Bulldogs their 1st outright Ivy League championship in 37 years. More>>

Mayfield snubbed as No. 3 Sooners roll 41-3 win over Kansas

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Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield threw for 257 yards and three touchdowns after getting dissed by the Kansas captains during the coin toss, leading the No. 3 Sooners to a 41-3 rout. More>>

Freshman QB 1st start in No. 11 TCU's 27-3 win at Texas Tech

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No. 11 TCU moved closer to a chance to play in the Big 12 title game with a 27-3 win at Texas Tech. More>>

Ehlinger leads Texas over No. 24 WVU 28-14; Grier injured

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Sam Ehlinger threw two touchdown passes and Texas became bowl eligible under first-year coach Tom Herman with a 28-14 win over No. 24 West Virginia. More>>

No. 1 Alabama blasts Mercer 56-0, moves on to Iron Bowl

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Jalen Hurts passed for 180 yards and three touchdowns in a little more than a quarter and No. 1 Alabama beat FCS team Mercer 56-0 on Saturday. More>>

Goffin beats Federer at ATP Finals, faces Dimitrov in final

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David Goffin has ended Roger Federer's bid for a seventh ATP Finals title by stunning the favorite 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals in London. More>>

No. 6 Auburn rips Louisiana-Monroe 42-14; No. 1 Tide next

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Auburn runs past ULM 42-14 to set up next week's SEC showdown with No. 1 Alabama. More>>

Cavani scores twice as league leader PSG routs Nantes 4-1

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Edinson Cavani scores twice as unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain overcomes a slow start to beat Nantes 4-1 and move six points clear at the top of the French league on Saturday. Cavani has a league-leading 15 goals and 19 in 17 overall. More>>

No. 14 UCF rolls Temple 45-19, heads to War on I-4 unbeaten

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No. 14 Central Florida, behind Milton McKenzie, routs Temple 45-19 to stay unbeaten. More>>

Zagitova wins in France, qualifies for Grand Prix Final

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World junior champion Alina Zagitova of Russia recovered from a disappointing performance in the short program to win the Internationaux de France and qualify for the Grand Prix final. More>>

Russia's Elena Nikitina wins World Cup skeleton in Park City

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Russia's Elena Nikitina, her Olympic bronze under scrutiny, wins World Cup skeleton race in Park City. More>>

Dale Jr. reflects on Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida Keys

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. got a firsthand look at Hurricane Irma's destruction when he made the drive from Key West to Homestead this week. More>>

Truex makes final championship push with top practice speed

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Martin Truex Jr. topped the leaderboard in the final practice of the season and proved again why he's the favorite to win his first NASCAR championship. More>>

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J.C. Caroline, a star University of Illinois running back in the 1950s who played for the Chicago Bears for a decade, has died. He was 84. More>>

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Bayern leads Bundesliga by 6 points as Heynckes wins again

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Robert Lewandowski scored twice to help Bayern Munich stretch its lead in the Bundesliga to six points with a 3-0 defeat of Bavarian rival Augsburg. More>>

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Jack Cork heaped the pressure on former manager Paul Clement as Burnley swept aside Swansea 2-0 on Saturday, leaving the south Wales club three points off the bottom of the Premier League. More>>

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Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne scored either side of halftime as Manchester City's record-breaking start to the Premier League season continued with a 2-0 victory at Leicester on Saturday. More>>

Top-ranked UConn routs No. 20 California 82-47

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Crystal Dangerfield, Kia Nurse and Napheesa Collier all scored 14 points to help top-ranked UConn rout No. 20 California 82-47. More>>

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Aaron Boone interviews for New York Yankees manager

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Natalie Geisenberger won to lead a German sweep of the medals at the first World Cup women's luge race of the Olympic season. More>>

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An ex-marketing executive from Argentina is due back on the witness stand for a fourth day in the U.S. corruption case against three former South American soccer officials. More>>

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    Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over the surprisingly tenacious Portland State Vikings on Thanksgiving Day to open the Phil Knight Invitational tournament.More >>
    Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over the surprisingly tenacious Portland State Vikings on Thanksgiving Day to open the Phil Knight Invitational tournament.More >>
  • No. 2 Arizona upset again at Battle 4 Atlantis, 66-60 by SMU

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    Friday, November 24 2017 12:12 AM EST2017-11-24 05:12:49 GMT
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    Ben Emelogu scored 20 points and SMU upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis, handing the Wildcats their second consecutive loss to an unranked opponent.More >>
    Ben Emelogu scored 20 points and SMU upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis, handing the Wildcats their second consecutive loss to an unranked opponent.More >>
  • Maye leads No. 9 North Carolina to 102-78 rout of Portland

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    Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points, and No. 9 North Carolina put five players in double figures in overwhelming Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational.More >>
    Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points, and No. 9 North Carolina put five players in double figures in overwhelming Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational.More >>
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