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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Former Bears, Illini standout J.C. Caroline dies at 84

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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>>

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

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The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and new husband Alexis Ohanian. More>>

NFL reviewing allegation Jameis Winston groped Uber driver

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NFL investigating allegations Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in 2016, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback denies allegation. More>>

LeBron's 39 lead Cavs to 118-113 OT win against Clippers

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LeBron's 39 points lead Cavaliers to 118-113 overtime win against Clippers. More>>

Spurs overcome 23-point deficit to beat Thunder, 104-101

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LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a 23-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-101. More>>

Broncos boss blames players, not coaches, for nosedive

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Broncos general manager John Elway is placing the blame for Denver's five-game losing streak squarely on the players. More>>

Week 12 preview: Defensive struggle, trying to go bowling

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Maybe a few upsets will liven up a weekend schedule that looks as if it will be full of blowouts. More>>

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>>

Arsenal overwhelms Tottenham, Man City keeps up title charge

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Arsenal chipped away at Tottenham's recent north London supremacy with a 2-0 derby victory. More>>

Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500

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Danica Patrick plans to run two races next year and then end her full-time racing career. More>>

Salah at the double as Liverpool beats Southampton 3-0

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Mohamed Salah's skillful performance inspired Liverpool to a 3-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday, with two goals sending the Egyptian to the top of the Premier League scoring standings. More>>

Clement feeling the heat after Swansea loses at Burnley

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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>>

City beats Leicester but could be without Stones for 6 weeks

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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>>

Streaking Patriots face inconsistent Raiders in Mexico City

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NFL's last international game of season: streaking Patriots vs inconsistent Raiders in Mexico City. More>>

Truex fastest among championship contenders at Homestead

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Martin Truex Jr. was the fastest of the four NASCAR Cup series championship contenders in qualifying and starts second in Sunday's finale. More>>

Rose takes 1-shot lead into final round at Dubai

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Justin Rose shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the European Tour's season-ending Tour Championship. More>>

Arsenal beats Tottenham 2-0 to give Wenger bragging rights

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Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez scored first-half goals for Arsenal in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League as the Gunners looked to restore a sense of supremacy in north London after a disastrous campaign last season. More>>

Aaron Boone interviews for New York Yankees manager

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Aaron Boone became the first person with no experience as a manager of coach to interview to become Joe Girardi's successor with the New York Yankees. More>>

Geisenberger leads German sweep in luge opener in Austria

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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>>

British rider Daniel Hegarty dies after crashing in Macau GP

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British motorcycle rider Daniel Hegarty has died after crashing in the Macau Grand Prix on Saturday. More>>

Defense lawyer calls witness at FIFA bribery trial 'liar'

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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>>

Figure skater Gracie Gold withdraws from US championships

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Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for anxiety and an eating disorder. More>>

IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee says it will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House

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President Donald Trump is congratulating college sports champions at the White House. More>>

The Latest: Ganassi has spoken to Patrick about 2018 races

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Defending Truck Series champion and 2017 title contender Johnny Sauter posted the fastest lap at 169.629 mph in the first practice of the day. More>>

Sung Hyun Park opens 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship

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South Korean rookie Sung Hyun Park starts to pull away at LPGA Tour Championship. More>>

Austin Cook shoots 62 and takes lead at Sea Island

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PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook shoots 62 and leads by 1 shot at Sea Island. More>>

NHL GMs pleased so far with crack down on slashing

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If there are any misgivings about the NHL's crackdown on slashes to the hands, they are not shared by the general managers. More>>

Seattle's Earl Thomas voted top safety in AP rankings

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Seattle's Earl Thomas easily wins vote for NFL's top safety in AP rankings. More>>

MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

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Major League Soccer's attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe. More>>

Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

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Ben Roethlisberger threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled away from the Tennessee Titans in a 40-17 victory. More>>

Wilder calls out Joshua again for big heavyweight fight

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Deontay Wilder can't wait to get Anthony Joshua into the ring for a big heavyweight title fight. More>>

Astros' Altuve wins AL MVP, Marlins' Stanton earns NL honor

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Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has won the National League MVP award, barely edging Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds. More>>

Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

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President Donald Trump is set to host collegiate sports championship teams at the White House Friday. More>>

After friend's death, Brown fuels Celtics win over Warriors

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Kyrie Irving had 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including two free throws that put Boston ahead in the closing seconds, and the Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 for their 14th straight victory. More>>

Harden, Rockets score 90 in 1st half and rout Suns 142-116

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James Harden had 23 of his 48 points in the second quarter while the Houston Rockets scored 90 points in the first half en route to a 142-116 win over the Phoenix Suns. More>>

Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without union

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Manfred says rules changes to speed game will be in place next year with or without union consent. More>>

Manfred: Marlins fans shouldn't be upset if Stanton dealt

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Manfred thinks Marlins fans should be understanding if new owners trade Stanton. More>>

Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release

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President Donald Trump is exhorting three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) for their freedom following a shoplifting incident. More>>

USC's Darnold, UCLA's Rosen to square off for 1st time

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USC quarterback Sam Darnold and UCLA counterpart Josh Rosen are collegiate stars and surefire NFL prospects at campuses 11 miles apart. More>>

Truex maintains role as favorite at NASCAR's media day

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Martin Truex Jr. conducted himself like a driver just a few days away from winning his first Cup title during NASCAR's media day for the championship race. More>>

LPGA rookie Sung Hyun Park takes big step toward award sweep

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Sung Hung Park off to solid start in the rookie's bid to sweep all LPGA awards. More>>

Kirk finishes with eagle and the lead at Sea Island

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Chris Kirk finishes with an eagle for a 63 and a 1-shot lead after opening round at Sea Island. More>>

Russian Olympic hopes in peril after drug agency criticism

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Russia's chances of participating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in February were hit after the World Anti-Doping Agency decided not to reinstate the suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency. More>>

Witness says he paid $160M in bribes to soccer officials

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A New York judge has been reviewing prosecutors' claims that a former South American soccer official made a potentially threatening gesture as its star witnesses testified at his bribery trial. More>>

The Latest: Keselowski looks to become 'Hall of Fame driver'

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Austin Cindric says he's not worried about possible retaliation from other drivers in Friday night's Truck Series championship. More>>

Ferdie Pacheco _ Muhammad Ali's 'Fight Doctor'_ dies at 89

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Fernando "Ferdie" Pacheco, "The Fight Doctor" who served as Muhammad Ali's ringside physician, has died. More>>

Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

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Police: Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open. More>>

Sock advances with Federer to semifinals at ATP Finals

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Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic again, this time at ATP Finals. More>>

No. 4 Kansas to sit Preston pending car investigation

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No. 4 Kansas will keep forward Billy Preston on the bench at least until its investigation into an on-campus incident with a vehicle is completed. More>>

Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys' Jerry Jones over Goodell

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The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests" over his objection to a contract extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. More>>

Ex-France minister has to pay damages to Nadal

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France's former minister for health and sport Roselyne Bachelot has been ordered to pay 10,000 euros ($11,800) in damages to Rafael Nadal after accusing him of doping. More>>

Ravens return from bye, look to pick off Packers, Hundley

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The Baltimore Ravens are looking to pick off a few more passes when they play the Green Bay Packers and young quarterback Brett Hundley. More>>

Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

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Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians has easily won his second American League Cy Young Award. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has dropped his appeal with five games remaining on his six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. More>>

Dortmund desperate to get back on track in Bundesliga

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Borussia Dortmund's best ever start to the Bundesliga is all but forgotten amid the turmoil of failing to win in the league since September. More>>

CAS rules FIFA wrong to fine Mexico for fans' gay slur chant

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that FIFA was wrong to fine Mexico's soccer federation for fans chanting gay slurs at opposing goalkeepers at World Cup qualifying games. More>>

Embiid's career-high 46 lead 76ers past Lakers 115-109

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Joel Embiid scored a career-high 46 points _ the most by a Philadelphia player in 11 years _ and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers past the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109. More>>

Cancer survivor earns European Tour card at Q-School

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A 6ft 9in (2.06-meter) English golfer who battled leukemia for five years as a child has earned his first European Tour card after finishing birdie-birdie in the final day of the grueling six-round Q-School tournament. More>>

3 UCLA basketball players suspended after theft in China

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Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China admitted to their crime and apologized before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely. More>>

Rose has early advantage over Fleetwood in Dubai; Reed leads

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Justin Rose made the best start of the three players looking to become Europe's top player for 2017 at the season-ending World Tour Championship in Dubai with a 6-under 66. More>>

Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London

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Tottenham is heading into a derby against Arsenal as the dominant force in north London for the first time in decades. More>>

MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early December

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Major League Baseball hopes to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. More>>

Despite big signings, Cavani emerges as leader of PSG attack

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Paris Saint-Germain broke the bank to buy the world's two most expensive players but its best piece of business may have been not selling Edinson Cavani. More>>

Boosted by stadium blessing, Atletico takes on Real Madrid

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Boosted by stadium blessing, Atletico Madrid takes on Real Madrid in first city derby at Atletico's new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. More>>

Peru qualifies for first World Cup since 1982 by beating NZ

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Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to win a two-leg playoff and earn the 32nd and last spot in the World Cup field in Russia. More>>

Wisconsin can take step toward playoff by beating Michigan

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Wisconsin seems to have a clear path into the College Football Playoff. More>>

Big Serie A weekend to console Italy fans after WCup failure

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Days after the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup, followers of Italian football can console themselves with a big weekend in Serie A. More>>

Steinbrenner: Not even title would have saved Girardi's job

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Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner says the decision to replace manager Joe Girardi had long been discussed before the move was made last month. More>>

No. 24 WVU has to win for Big 12 chance; Texas wants 6th win

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No. 24 West Virginia needs to win and get help for a chance to get into the Big 12 championship game. More>>

Bills bench QB Taylor in favor of rookie Peterman

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Tyrod Taylor has been benched and the Buffalo Bills are going with rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman to start against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. More>>

Hawks get their most lopsided win ever, 126-80 over Kings

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Dedmon leads Hawks to franchise-best 46-point margin of victory, 126-80 over Kings. More>>

Boras says teams should spend big and move to 'Playoffville'

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Agent Scott Boras says teams should spend big and move to the gated community of 'Playoffville.'. More>>

Jeter confirms Marlins listening to offers for Stanton

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New Marlins chief executive officer Derek Jeter says the team is listening to trade offers for slugging outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and says Miami must make changes to stop losing money. More>>

Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long after 10 years

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Arkansas has fired athletic director Jeff Long, ending a nearly decade-long tenure. More>>

All the prizes up for grabs at LPGA Tour finale

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LPGA Tour ends its season with a sprint to the finish at CME Group Tour Championship. More>>

Sounders' Clint Dempsey wins MLS Comeback Player

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Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey has been named the MLS Comeback Player of the Year after a heart condition put his career in jeopardy. More>>

Ex-police sergeant gets 2 years in rights violation case

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A former Pittsburgh police sergeant convicted of violating the civil rights of a drunken teenager in an assault at a high school football game has been sentenced to more than two years in prison despite seeking leniency. More>>

The Pistons are 10-3, and might be the surprise of the NBA

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The Detroit Pistons are heading on the road for a few days, so maybe someone will see them play. More>>

Papa John's apologizes for criticizing NFL anthem protests

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Papa John's is apologizing for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. More>>

Trump asks whether UCLA players will thank him for release

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President Donald Trump is asking whether three UCLA basketball players will thank him after they were released from detention in China. More>>

Alabama to 1 in playoff rankings, then Clemson, Miami, OU

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Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson up to No. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma joining the top four for the first time. More>>

Masked man: Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight

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Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 for their 13th straight victory. More>>

Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81

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Grayson Allen scores career-high 37 points as No. 1 Duke tops No. 2 Michigan State 88-81. More>>

Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next season

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Major League Baseball is intent on shortening games next season after nine-inning games averaged a record 3 hours, 5 minutes. More>>

Mykhailiuk's 17 lead No. 4 Kansas past No. 7 Kentucky 65-61

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Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, and Devonte Graham hit the clinching free throws to give No. 4 Kansas a 65-61 victory over No. 7 Kentucky and put coach Bill Self in a tie for second with Roy Williams on the Jayhawks' all-time wins list. More>>

Twins' Molitor, D-Backs' Lovullo win Manager of Year awards

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Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks has won the NL Manager of the Year award after his first full season as a big league skipper. More>>

3 UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident

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President Donald Trump says he's hopeful that three UCLA basketball players detained in China will be allowed to return home soon. More>>

McKennie scores in debut as US ties Portugal 1-1

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Weston McKennie scored in his U.S. debut, goalkeeper Ethan Horvath allowed a seemingly harmless cross to drop between his arms for an equalizer and the Americans tied Portugal 1-1 in their first match since failing to qualify for next year's World Cup. More>>

Family, friends, teammates say final goodbye to Roy Halladay

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Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man. More>>

Bennett focusing on present, getting resettled with Patriots

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Martellus Bennett trying to block out contentious Green Bay exit as he gets resettled with Patriots. More>>

Aldridge has 32 points, Popovich gets milestone in Spurs win

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LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 32 points in his hometown and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-91. More>>

Pence's short trip to NFL game cost Indianapolis police $14K

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Group: Vice President Mike Pence's attendance at NFL game he quickly left after national anthem protest cost Indianapolis about $14,000 in police overtime and other costs. More>>

NFL: More concussion self-reporting; Brissett handled OK

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The NFL's chief medical officer says more than a third of concussion evaluations so far this season are a result of players indicating they have symptoms. More>>

Eagles remain No. 1 in the latest AP Pro32 poll

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The Philadelphia Eagles remain No. 1 in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The New England Patriots are No. 2 and the Pittsburgh Steelers slipped to third. More>>

Girardi says he was 'a little shocked' when Yanks let him go

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Joe Girardi said he was 'a little shocked' when he found out he wouldn't be returning as Yankees manager. More>>

Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

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Bobby Doerr, a Hall of Fame second baseman who was dubbed the "Silent Captain" by longtime Boston Red Sox teammate and life-long friend Ted Williams, dies at 99. More>>

Ex-Auburn basketball coach pleads not guilty in fraud case

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A prosecutor says the government has 16 hours of telephone conversations by fired Auburn associate head basketball coach Chuck Person to use against him at trial. More>>

'A national shame': Local papers react harshly to Italy exit

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The End, The Apocalypse, A national shame: Local newspapers spared no words in describing four-time champion Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup. More>>

Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings start

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The Miami Marlins will spend this week's general managers' meetings shopping Giancarlo Stanton. More>>

Blue-blood doubleheader highlights Top 25 games this week

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No. 1 Duke against No. 2 Michigan State and No. 4 Kansas vs. No. 7 Kentucky highlight first full week of 2017-18 season. More>>

Judge, Bellinger unanimous picks as Rookies of the Year

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Aaron Judge has won American League Rookie of the Year honors, becoming the first New York Yankees player to receive the award since Derek Jeter in 1996. More>>

Dolphins need to find answers on defense to challenge in AFC

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Despite an embarrassing performance on Monday night, the Miami Dolphins remain in playoff contention in the mediocre AFC. More>>

James, Korver lead Cavs' charge in 4th to top Knicks 104-101

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LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks 104-101. More>>

Without injured Curry, Durant leads Warriors past Magic

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Kevin Durant had 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, Shaun Livingston scored a season-best 16 points in place of the injured Stephen Curry, and the Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 110-100 for their seventh straight win. More>>

Trend? College football players pop the question on-field

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A number of college football players popped the question today. More>>

Beltran retires at 40 after winning 1st World Series title

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Carlos Beltran retires at 40 after winning World Series title with Astros in his 20th season. More>>

Giants owners say McAdoo staying as coach until season's end

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Ben McAdoo is staying as coach of the New York Giants, at least until the end of the season. More>>

Arrivederci Italy: Azzurri lose World Cup playoff to Sweden

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Four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after a goalless draw in Milan saw it lose its playoff 1-0 to Sweden on aggregate. More>>

Raiders mark new chapter with Vegas stadium groundbreaking

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The Oakland Raiders have broken ground on a new stadium in Las Vegas, just across the freeway from the city's world-famous casinos. More>>

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