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FILE - This Jan. 9, 1975, file photo shows from left, Minnesota Vikings defensemen Jim Marshall, Alan Page, Doug Sutherland and Carl Eller. “Purple People Eaters” _ The bruising Minnesota Vikings defensive line from the late 1960s through the 1970s. Members included Hall of Famer Alan Page, Carl Eller and Jim Marshall. If not for going 0-4 in Super Bowls, the group likely would be more celebrated. (AP Photo/File)
June 14, 2019 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even though a list such as this could be virtually endless,...
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In this undated photo provided by Joanne Atkins-Ingram, is of her and her son Braeden Bradforth. A Kansas community college, Garden City Community College, has agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of football player Bradforth last year who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice. Trustees for the college voted Tuesday evening to authorize the outside probe into the death of the 19-year-old Bradforth of Neptune, New Jersey. He was found unconscious outside his dorm room on Aug. 1 after the practice and died later that night at a hospital. (Courtesy Joanne Atkins-Ingram via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 9:42 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice. Trustees for Garden City Community College voted Tuesday evening to...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating Filip Krajinovic, of Serbia, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 25, 2019 - 8:18 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer knew he had things going his way at the Miami Open when he hit three shots off his frame during a wild 17-stroke exchange and still won the point because Filip Krajinovic dumped a half volley into the net. Krajinovic quickly grabbed the ball and flipped it...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, Japan's Minister in Charge of Tokyo Olympics Yoshitaka Sakurada arrives at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Sakurada, also the minister in charge of cybersecurity, is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
December 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
There was a soup thrower in the locker room. There was a tickler on the hockey rink. There were science deniers swallowing their hot air. There was a hint of doomsday on a golf course. Sports drifted into strange places in 2018. Sometimes everyone seemed lost. The Scottish soccer team Brechin...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 2, 2016 file photo, Dallas Wings' Odyssey Sims (0) defends as Connecticut Sun's Alex Bentley (20) moves to the basket in the second half of an WNBA basketball game in Arlington, Texas. Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut on Monday, July 9, 2018. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
July 17, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. She'll get a...
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April 12, 2018 - 2:42 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Look up at the sky tonight. Every star you see — plus hundreds of thousands, even millions more — will come under the intense stare of NASA's newest planet hunter. Set to lift off early next week, the Tess spacecraft will prowl for planets around the closest, brightest...
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April 12, 2018 - 10:21 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EST. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- TRUMP-NATIONAL ENQUIRER...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:09 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. -------------------------- NEW & DEVELOPING -------------------------- UNITED-STATES-SYRIA — Trump: Syria attack "very soon or not so soon at all!" SENT: 70 words. BRITAIN-SPY — Chemical watchdog...
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April 11, 2018 - 9:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable. The probe arrived at Mars in late 2003 for a two-year mission , but almost 15 years later it's still operating. ESA said Wednesday four of Mars...
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April 09, 2018 - 6:33 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jason Steffen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (THE CONVERSATION) For centuries, human beings have wondered about the possibility of other Earths orbiting distant stars. Perhaps some of...
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