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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2007 file photo, Justin Gimelstob returns a shot to Andy Roddick at the US Open tennis tournament in New York. Now a tennis broadcaster and coach, Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking former friend Randall Kaplan in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old former pro player is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File)
December 11, 2018 - 6:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old former pro player is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Gimelstob's attorney, Shawn Holley...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) passes against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 09, 2018 - 8:12 pm
The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST): 7:30 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys (8-5) have pushed their lead over Philadelphia and Washington in the NFC East to a commanding two games with three games to play, with a wild 29-23 overtime win over the Eagles. Amari Cooper's third touchdown of...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers scrambles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
December 09, 2018 - 5:45 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — An emotional week for the Green Bay Packers ended with a sorely needed win that relied on a familiar formula. They beat a warm-weather team on a chilly afternoon at Lambeau Field by building a big lead and forcing two turnovers. Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 30, 2017 file photo, Hungary's Katinka Hosszu celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 400-meter individual medley final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an anti-trust suit in California challenging governing body FINA’s control of organizing competitions, it was announced Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. The legal action by Hungarian great Katinka Hosszu and Americans Tom Shields and Michael Andrew follows Switzerland-based FINA shutting down an independent meet in Italy with threats to ban competitors. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
December 08, 2018 - 11:05 pm
Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an antitrust suit in California challenging governing body FINA's control of organizing competitions. The legal challenge is the latest faced by Olympic bodies from athletes seeking greater prize money and more say in running their sport. It was...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks gestures during the team's NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Kendricks is eager to get back to the normalcy provided by life on a football field. The 28-year old Kendricks is returning from an eight-game suspension due to violations of the NFL’s personal conduct policy stemming from guilty pleas to insider trading charges in September. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
December 08, 2018 - 8:36 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks is eager to get back to the normalcy provided by life on a football field. The 28-year old Kendricks is returning from an eight-game suspension due to violations of the NFL's personal conduct policy stemming from guilty pleas to...
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December 07, 2018 - 2:25 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas running back Pooka Williams was suspended by the Jayhawks on Friday after his arrest on suspicion of domestic battery, the same day the star freshman was chosen Big 12 newcomer of the year. Williams, whose given name is Anthony Ray Williams, was involved in a physical...
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UConn head coach Dan Hurley yells from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UMass-Lowell, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
December 07, 2018 - 2:23 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley was teaching high school history at St. Benedict's in Newark, New Jersey on Sept. 11, 2001, when he looked out the window and saw smoke rising from the World Trade Center across the Hudson River in New York. "I remember probably within 10...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, Interim President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Gafur Rakhimov attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia. In a letter on Friday Dec. 7, 2018, to AIBA president Gafur Rakhimov, England's boxing federation has urged the troubled International Boxing Association's president Rakhimov, to question his position to help avoid expulsion from the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, FILE)
December 07, 2018 - 1:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — England's boxing federation has urged the troubled International Boxing Association's president to question his position to help avoid expulsion from the Tokyo Olympics. In a letter to AIBA president Gafur Rakhimov, England Boxing tells the alleged heroin trafficker "it is time for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Tyson Fury, right, of England, connects with Deontay Wilder during a WBC heavyweight championship boxing match in Los Angeles. Wilder is still frustrated by the way he fought in his draw with Fury. The WBC heavyweight champion watched a replay of the fight for the first time Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, and saw things he did incorrectly. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
December 06, 2018 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder fired his right hand out from his body, demonstrating the way he should have punched Tyson Fury. He was frustrated with the referee. Disappointed in Floyd Mayweather Jr. Angry with Showtime's scorer. Mostly, Wilder was mad at himself. Five days later, the WBC...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during a news conference at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. Emmert says new rules allowing the association to use information from legal proceedings will help its investigation of the college basketball corruption, but the inquiry is unlikely to be completed before the next men’s tournament. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip File)
December 05, 2018 - 9:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday that new rules allowing the use of information from legal proceedings will help in the investigation of college basketball corruption, though he cautioned that the inquiry is unlikely to be done before the men's tournament begins in March...
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