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January 16, 2020 - 8:39 pm
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Matt Wilson scored 23 points, Tommy Funk had 18 points and seven assists, and Army defeated Holy Cross 79-67 on Thursday in a game postponed due to a fatal car crash involving the Crusaders women's rowing team. The game was scheduled for Wednesday night but was pushed back a...
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January 16, 2020 - 9:22 am
Jan. 19 1937 — Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker and Cy Young are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting. 1952 — The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments. 1972 — Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers becomes the youngest...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino tries to get the referees attention during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, in Syracuse, N.Y. Petrino, a coach with a track record of on-the-field success but off-the-field embarrassments, will be the next coach at Missouri State, the university said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)
January 15, 2020 - 11:20 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Petrino, a coach with a track record of on-the-field success and off-the-field embarrassments, will be the next coach at Missouri State. The Springfield-based university said Wednesday that Petrino, 58, will be introduced at a news conference Thursday. He will replace...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Deb Boirg, an Australian firefighter celebrate as they play a game of tennis together during the Rally For Relief at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Tennis stars have come together for the Rally for Relief to raise money in aid of the bushfire relief efforts across Australia. (Scott Barbour/AAP Image via AP)
January 15, 2020 - 6:50 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A capacity crowd of more than 15,000 at Rod Laver Arena watched Roger Federer defeat Nick Kyrgios in a one-set finale to the Australian Open's Rally for Relief to aid wildfire charities on Wednesday. Tennis Australia said the night helped raise nearly 5 million...
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January 13, 2020 - 10:29 pm
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF LSU led Clemson at halftime UNDATED (AP) — The CFP championship game has turned into the shootout many predicted after LSU and Clemson each had to punt following their first two possessions. LSU erased a 17-7 deficit and led 28-17 at halftime in New Orleans. Heisman Trophy...
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January 13, 2020 - 8:35 pm
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Cornell held Division III Elmira to 33 points on 24.5% shooting on the way to a 70-33 win on Monday night. Both marks represented season bests for the Big Red. Riley Voss had 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Cornell (3-10), and Josh Warren added 10 points. Shawn...
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Baltimore Ravens offensive guard Patrick Mekari (65) leaves the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. The Titans won 28-12. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 13, 2020 - 3:57 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — As top-seeded Baltimore approached its playoff opener last week, linebacker Josh Bynes was asked to compare the current edition of the Ravens to the Super Bowl champions of 2012. Bynes, who played 10 games for the 2012 champs, replied, “That team is special, and this team...
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January 13, 2020 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals say pitching prospect Fausto Segura has died. He was 23. The team announced the news in a statement Monday. ESPN Deportes reported that Segura died in a traffic accident Sunday night in his hometown of Barahona, Dominican Republic. The right-hander signed a contract...
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January 13, 2020 - 12:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation and the groups that run the U.S. Open, French Open and Wimbledon pledged a total of $400,000 on Monday to help the relief efforts for the Australian wildfires. The donations will go to the Australian Red Cross. The death toll in Australia has risen...
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CAPTION CORRECTS SPELLING OF SURNAME Former president of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Lamine Diack arrives at the Paris courthouse, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. One of the biggest sports corruption cases to reach court is being heard in Paris from Monday, with explosive allegations of a massive doping cover-up at the top of track and field. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 13, 2020 - 11:32 am
PARIS (AP) — The corruption trial involving the former president of track and field's governing body was suspended Monday shortly after it began. Lamine Diack, the former head of the IAAF, has been charged with far-reaching corruption and doping cover-ups. At the opening of the hearing, the...
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