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USA player Reilly Opelka returns the ball to Canada's Vasek Pospisil during their Davis Cup tennis match in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
November 19, 2019 - 5:53 pm
MADRID (AP) — Canada beat the United States in the Davis Cup for the first time on Tuesday, defeating the Americans 2-0 on the second day of the revamped team competition to end a run of 15 straight losses. Vasek Pospisil edged Reilly Opelka 7-6 (5), 7-6 (7) and Denis Shapovalov defeated Taylor...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 file photo, Lexi Thompson hits her tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Thompson has gone five years since her only major title. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 19, 2019 - 5:23 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — One of the rookies on the LPGA Tour next year was asked which player she admired when she started getting serious about golf. She mentioned Lexi Thompson. “It kind of makes me feel old. I’m 24,” Thompson said when told this, her smile a mixture of disbelief and pride. “For...
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Wales' Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game against Hungary, with team-mates Gareth Bale, left, and Joe Allen, right, during their UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying soccer match at the Cardiff City Stadium, in Cardiff, Wales, Tuesday Nov. 19, 2019. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
November 19, 2019 - 5:08 pm
For the first time in more than a year, Wales coach Ryan Giggs was able to start both Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey for the national team. The country’s two superstars combined to propel the Welsh into another European Championship. Ramsey headed home a cross from Bale in the first half and added a...
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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day shouts to his team against Maryland during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Maryland 73-14. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
November 19, 2019 - 5:00 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day has been saying all season how he wants to see how his team plays when a game is tight, nasty and intense in the fourth quarter. That hasn’t happened yet. Through 10 games, Day has had the luxury of the Buckeyes running away from other team by...
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November 19, 2019 - 3:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting expanded charges against them in the college admissions bribery scandal. Lawyers for Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli entered not guilty pleas on their behalf Tuesday to charges of conspiracy to commit...
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November 19, 2019 - 3:30 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Investigators are seeking a DNA sample from a man charged in the kidnapping of a missing college student who’s the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed a motion seeking permission to take a DNA sample from Ibraheem Yazeed. A judge said he...
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Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway (21) fights Anaheim Ducks center Derek Grant (38) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 19, 2019 - 3:15 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Garnet Hathaway was ejected for spitting on an opponent and now the Washington Capitals winger may have to swallow more punishment from the NHL. Hathaway was given a match penalty for spitting on Anaheim defenseman Erik Gudbranson in a brawl during the Capitals’ 5-2 victory...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, then-New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown looks on before the start of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Antonio Brown has apologized to the Patriots and team owner Robert Kraft for any negative attention he brought to the team during his brief stint in New England. The four-time All-Pro receiver posted his apology on Instagram Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP, File)
November 19, 2019 - 3:09 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Antonio Brown has apologized to the Patriots and team owner Robert Kraft for any negative attention he brought to the team during his brief stint in New England. The four-time All-Pro receiver posted his apology on Instagram Tuesday, writing: “All I wanted to be was an asset to the...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Deontay Wilder, left, and Luis Ortiz trade punches during the third round of a WBC heavyweight championship bout in New York. Wilder is awkward but dangerous, a string bean of a heavyweight with a crushing right hand that can change everything in a fraction of a second. Luis Ortiz is a big puncher, too, though there are questions about both his stamina and age going into Saturday’s rematch with Wilder that serves as an appetizer for what comes next. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File
November 19, 2019 - 2:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — They are a flawed group at best, the heavyweights who will be vying for your attention — and money — over the next few months. Unpredictable, too, though that just adds to the intrigue of a trio of fights that will either make boxing’s big men must-see TV or relegate the division...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, Shane Lowry of Ireland walks onto the 9th hole during the pro-am event of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan. Lowry won the first major title of his career in the middle of 2019, and is now trying to end the year as Europe’s No. 1 golfer, as he heads for the Race to Dubai championship and the last event of the season on the European Tour. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, FILE)
November 19, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Shane Lowry started 2019 by ending a 3½-year wait for a victory. In the middle of the year came his first major title, at the British Open in Royal Portrush. How about the Irishman finishing the best season of his career by being crowned Europe’s No. 1 golfer for the first time? “I'll be able to...
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