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FILE - In this July 10, 2019, file photo, Nastia Liukin arrives at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Liukin is part of the 2019 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame class that will be inducted later this year. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
September 23, 2019 - 2:22 pm
When she was a kid, Nastia Liukin watched the Olympics on TV and thought how cool it might be to one day meet some of America's greatest athletes. Then, she became one. Now, she'll be in the Hall of Fame with them. The champion gymnast and once-shunned track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos were...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost, left, appeals to umpire crew chief Bill Miller, center, after home plate umpire Mark Carlson ejected starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman (57) for hitting Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson with a pitch during the second inning of a baseball game, in Chicago. Royals manager Ned Yost will be retiring at the end of the season, a year in which his team lost 100 games. His decision was announced by the team Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
September 23, 2019 - 1:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ned Yost did something that few thought possible when he took over the Kansas City Royals in 2010: He not only built the organization into a winner but delivered the long-suffering organization its first World Series title in three decades. Now, he's leaving the next...
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Detroit Lions' Miles Killebrew, right, tackles Philadelphia Eagles' Miles Sanders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 22, 2019 - 5:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jamal Agnew quickly made up for two fumbles and the defense stepped up for Detroit when special teams almost blew it. Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown pass to Marvin Jones, Agnew returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score and the Lions held on for a 27-24 victory over the...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Noah Lyles of the United States reacts after winning the men's 100-meter race during the Diamond League Track and Field meet in Shanghai, China. The most promising signal that track and field remains in good hands even after Usain Bolt’s retirement comes from a 22-year-old American named Noah Lyles who appreciates the Jamaican superstar more for what he did after his races than during them. When Lyles spends time studying Bolt on video, he looks not at the lanky speedster’s form in between the lines, but at the dancing, rollicking post-race celebrations Bolt concocted to make his sport can’t-miss viewing whenever he was on the track. (AP Photo/File)
September 21, 2019 - 2:50 am
The most promising signal that track and field remains in good hands even after Usain Bolt's retirement comes from a 22-year-old American named Noah Lyles , who appreciates the Jamaican superstar more for what he did after his races than during them. When Lyles spends time studying Bolt on video,...
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Southern California quarterback Matt Fink (19) pitches to running back Vavae Malepeai (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 21, 2019 - 1:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Fink decided to stay at Southern California even after finishing third in the Trojans' four-man quarterback competition in training camp last month. A few weeks later, Fink found himself passing for 351 yards, leading a victory over No. 10 Utah at the roaring Coliseum, and...
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In this Aug. 28, 2019, photo, Amy Bockerstette, the golfer with Down syndrome who was an internet sensation by making par at the 16th hole at the Phoenix Open with soon-to-be 2019 U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland, smiles as she holds up a personalized logo golf ball after her golf lesson at Palmbrook Country Club in Sun City, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 20, 2019 - 8:17 pm
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come. There are people who have the same effect, someone so generous, so genuine, so joyful, meeting them transforms perspective. Amy...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown carries his helmet during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 20, 2019 - 5:38 pm
The bad news comes almost daily, a reminder if anyone still needs it that sports is not all fun and games. The worst comes from off the field, where Antonio Brown is accused of rape by his former trainer in a lawsuit, and Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez is jailed and charged with attempting to have...
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Inter Milan's head coach Antonio Conte cheers Stefan de Vrij at the end of a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Udinese, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Inter won 1-0. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 20, 2019 - 11:53 am
ROME (AP) — The accumulated damage to Italian soccer by illegal television streaming services is "well beyond a billion euros," according to Serie A's CEO. Speaking in the aftermath of a Europe-wide crackdown this week against allegedly fraudulent pay-TV subscription services, Luigi De Siervo also...
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September 20, 2019 - 9:45 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Golfer Tiger Woods' girlfriend has been dropped from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash. The lawsuit initially named Woods, his girlfriend Erica Herman and The Woods restaurant. His name was dropped from the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Josef Newgarden waves before an IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Ill. Newgarden can win his second IndyCar championship in three years in the season finale at historic Laguna Seca on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
September 19, 2019 - 4:32 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Josef Newgarden, clad head-to-toe in solid black, was the last championship contender to arrive at an IndyCar event already underway. He climbed the stairs, saw challenger Alexander Rossi bogged down in interviews and spread his arms wide as he made his entrance. "Good...
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