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FILE - In this March 8, 2002, file photo, Jake Burton Carpenter, owner of Burton Snowboards, shows an early model, right, and one of the newer snowboards, left, in his office in Burlington, Vt. Carpenter, the innovator who brought the snowboard to the masses and helped turn the sport into a billion-dollar business, has died after a recurring bout with cancer. He was 65. Officials from the company he founded, Burton Snowboards, told The Associated Press of his death Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett, File)
November 21, 2019 - 10:27 am
Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65. Officials from the company he founded, Burton Snowboards, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Thursday. He emailed his staff this month saying his testicular cancer had returned. He had been diagnosed in 2011 but after several...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) grabs a rebound against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)
November 21, 2019 - 10:07 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is suing a home remodeling contractor he says failed to perform the work for which he was hired. The lawsuit says Antetokounmpo hired David Gonzalez, of Cedarburg, to do some remodeling work at his suburban Milwaukee home. The work...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his ball on the 3rd hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 21, 2019 - 9:57 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jon Rahm felt the benefits of his six-week break from golf after making the best start of the five players still in the running for the Race to Dubai title at the season-ending World Tour Championship on Thursday. The No. 5-ranked Spaniard shot a bogey-free, 6-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019, file photo, Jose Mourinho arrives to attend the Best FIFA soccer awards, in Milan's La Scala theater, northern Italy. Tottenham has hired Mourinho as manager, a day after firing Mauricio Pochettino. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
November 21, 2019 - 9:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Call him the Humble One. After 11 months analyzing how his reign at a fractured Manchester United ended, Jose Mourinho believes he is taking charge of Tottenham emotionally stronger. The Portuguese was handed a route back into English Premier League management this week following...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) is pressured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
November 21, 2019 - 9:24 am
Dak Prescott's breakout season may cost the Dallas Cowboys a ton of money. In the final year of his rookie contract, Prescott is putting up eye-popping numbers. Prescott leads the league with 3,221 yards passing and a career-high 8.8 yards per attempt. He's two touchdowns shy of his career high (23...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 7, 2019 filer, Rocco Commisso, right, is flanked by former soccer star Giancarlo Antognoni as he waves to supporters at the Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence, Italy. Less than six months into his tenure as Fiorentina owner and president, Rocco Commisso is already starting to grapple with Italy’s infamous bureaucracy as he attempts to build a new stadium for the club. First, Commisso’s plan to overhaul the existing Stadio Artemio Franchi was rejected by the city committee that protects monuments. Now he is awaiting approval to build a new ground, perhaps near the city’s airport. (Claudio Giovannini/ANSA via AP, File )
November 21, 2019 - 9:22 am
ROME (AP) — Less than six months into his tenure as Fiorentina owner and president, Rocco Commisso is already starting to grapple with Italy’s infamous bureaucracy as he attempts to build a new stadium for the club. First, Commisso’s plan to overhaul the existing Stadio Artemio Franchi was rejected...
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EDS NOTE : SPANISH LAW REQUIRES THAT THE FACES OF MINORS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN SPAIN France supporters cheer during the Davis Cup tennis match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
November 21, 2019 - 9:03 am
MADRID (AP) — At the halfway point, the revamped Davis Cup Finals are drawing praise and criticism. On the one hand, matches have excited and the crowds thrilled. On the other, late night finishes and exploited loopholes in the rules have annoyed the players. After nearly 120 years of playing the...
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Spain's Roberto Bautista celebrates after his victory over Croatia's Nikola Mektic during a Davis Cup tennis match in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 21, 2019 - 8:42 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut has withdrawn from the Davis Cup Finals because his father is ill. Bautista Agut left the team on Thursday, a day after defeating Nikola Mektic of Croatia in two sets. Organizers said Bautista Agut returned home because the health of his...
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FILE - In this Monday Nov. 4, 2019 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, second left, and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo look at an architectural model as they attend a ceremony to mark the start of the construction of Paris 2024 Olympic Village in Saint-Ouen, near Paris. A partnership deal signed by the IOC with Airbnb has sparked the ire of French hoteliers, who have suspended their collaboration with Paris 2024 Olympics organizers over fears the agreement sealed with the platform will create unfair competition. (Gonzalo Fuentes, Pool via AP, File)
November 21, 2019 - 7:10 am
The newest Olympic sponsor has sparked the ire of French hoteliers, who have suspended their collaboration with 2024 Paris Games organizers over fears the IOC’s agreement with home-sharing company Airbnb will create unfair competition. The nine-year, five-games sponsorship deal announced this week...
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Tourists stand in front of a "Welcome to Tokyo" sign while waiting in line to visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building's observation deck Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Tokyo. The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 21, 2019 - 5:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. News conferences in Tokyo are conducted in Japanese or in English — or with English interpretation. Signs around the organizing committee offices are in Japanese and English...
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