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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) breaks free from Denver Broncos defensive back Tramaine Brock (22) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
October 14, 2018 - 7:18 pm
The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): 7:10 p.m. The Baltimore Ravens have set a single-game franchise record for sacks, and they just keep taking down Marcus Mariota. Linebacker Patrick Onwuasor took down Marcus Mariota for the Ravens' 10th sack of the game on first-and-10 with about 5...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 5, 2017 file photo, Incumbent head of Kenya's National Olympic Committee Kipchoge 'Kip' Keino, attends a meeting on the day committee elections were supposed to take place in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's director of public prosecutions said on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 that distance-running great Keino and six other former officials will be charged with corruption relating to the alleged misappropriation of more than $545,000 that was meant to help fund the country's team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, a trailblazer for Kenyan runners and a gold medalist at the 1968 Olympics, was head of the national Olympic committee until last year. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim, File)
October 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Kenyan distance-running great Kip Keino is one of seven suspects in a corruption investigation and has been ordered to report to police by the end of Monday to face charges of embezzlement and the misappropriation of more than $545,000. The two-time Olympic champion and honorary member of the...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson waits for play to resume during the team's NHL hockey playoff game against the Colorado Avalanche in Nashville, Tenn.Watson's 27-game suspension for domestic abuse has been reduced to 18 games by an arbitrator. The NHL and the NHL Players' Association announced arbitrator Shyam Das' decision Thursday, Oct. 11. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
October 12, 2018 - 9:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is criticizing an arbitrator's decision to reduce the suspension of Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson, who pleaded no contest in July to a domestic assault charge. Watson received a 27-game suspension from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman last month. The NHL and NHL...
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October 12, 2018 - 11:50 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics committee judges have banned the former president of Dominican Republic's soccer federation for 10 years in a bribery case. FIFA says Osiris Guzman was also found guilty of charges of accepting gifts and conflicts of interest. Guzman was fined 150,000 Swiss francs ($151,...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 Dortmund fans set off flares as Club Brugge players stand on the pitch prior their Champions League group A soccer match with Dortmund at the Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges. Belgian authorities charged five people Thursday in relation to a massive financial fraud and match-fixing probe into soccer. Financial fraud centered on two agents who had contacts with many of the leading clubs, including Anderlecht, Club Brugge and Standard Liege. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 12, 2018 - 10:14 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Three days into Belgium's biggest football scandal in decades, nine people are behind bars, including one top referee and three agents. In all, 19 people faced charges ranging from match fixing to money laundering. Yet, after Wednesday's extraordinary police operation covering 57...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 file photo, FIFA Executive Committee member Worawi Makudi speaks to reporters during a press conference at the office of the Football Association of Thailand in Bangkok. Former FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport challenging his ban for forgery ahead of a Thailand soccer federation election, it was reported on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The former Thai federation president is appealing against a 3 1/2-year FIFA ban that expires in April 2020. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
October 11, 2018 - 7:12 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport challenging his ban for forgery ahead of a Thailand soccer federation election. Makudi said outside the court on Thursday he was "very confident. I didn't do anything wrong."...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, dunks as Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, center, and guard Monte Morris watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. James says he didn’t choose the Lakers as his free-agent destination because of his burgeoning career as a Hollywood producer and performer. He remains focused on basketball, and he wants to create a winning team to end the Lakers’ franchise-record five years without a playoff berth. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
October 11, 2018 - 1:34 am
LeBron James watched Lonzo Ball play in Las Vegas during the 2017 NBA Summer League, taking in a Los Angeles Lakers' game from a baseline seat as a spectator. He had a better view Wednesday. James and Ball were on-court teammates for the first time when the Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors 123...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) hugs his family after breaking the NFL all-time passing record in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 09, 2018 - 12:12 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees became the NFL's all-time leader in yards passing — and he did it with a certain panache and precision that made the 39-year-old quarterback look far from finished. Brees eclipsed Peyton Manning's previous record of 71,940 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
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October 08, 2018 - 4:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Three chair umpires from Thailand have been banned for life from tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing and betting offenses. The Tennis Integrity Unit announced the sanctions Monday against Anucha Tongplew, Apisit Promchai and Chitchai Srililai, who were accused of betting...
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New York Jets' Isaiah Crowell (20) runs away from Denver Broncos' Shaquil Barrett (48) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 07, 2018 - 7:02 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Isaiah Crowell ran all over the Denver Broncos' suddenly leaky defense — and kept his touchdown celebration low-key this time around. The New York running back ran for a franchise-record 219 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown , and Sam Darnold threw two TD passes to...
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