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Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser (86) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Corey Davis (84) during an NFL wild-card playoff game against the New England Patriots, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Foxborough, Mass. The Titans defeated the Patriots 20-13. (Margaret Bowles via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 2:15 am
There's strength at six. Both No. 6 seeds advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs for the second year in a row, marking the first time that's happened in consecutive seasons since the NFL instituted the current 12-team format in 1990. First, the Tennessee Titans (10-7) sent the New England...
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January 08, 2020 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marcus Weathers scored 15 points, leading four into double figures, as Duquesne defeated Saint Joseph's 78-60 on Wednesday night, holding the Hawks to 29% shooting. Sincere Carry added 14 points and six rebounds for the Dukes, Baylee Steele added 12 and Maceo Austin 11. The...
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LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) celebrates after his second interception versus Georgia during the Southeastern Conference championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 in Atlanta.(C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
January 08, 2020 - 6:02 pm
Top-ranked LSU and Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow head into the national championship game peaking, matching their record-setting offense with a healthy and improving defense. Clemson has not lost since sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence joined the team in 2018. The third-ranked Tigers are...
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Young people pose behind the Olympic Rings during the Torch Tour ahead of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, front of the Olympic House, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games take place in Lausanne from Jan. 9 to Jan. 22, 2020. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
January 08, 2020 - 4:18 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A female skater was severely injured after falling to the ice from about five meters (16 feet) during a rehearsal for the opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics in Lausanne, police said Wednesday. The 35-year-old Russian woman's life is in danger, police in the...
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January 08, 2020 - 6:46 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Blazers knock off Raptors UNDATED (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers had lost six of their previous seven games before going into Toronto and knocking off the defending NBA champs. Carmelo Anthony capped his 28-point performance by nailing the tiebreaking basket with four seconds left...
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Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0) shoots between Miami guard Chris Lykes (0) and forward Sam Waardenburg (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Louisville won 74-58. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
January 07, 2020 - 10:59 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville looked like it would cruise past Miami but ended up having to work hard in the closing minutes. The end result was good enough for the 13th-ranked Cardinals. Jordan Nwora scored 19 points including a critical layup with 5:21 remaining, and Darius Perry and Ryan...
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January 07, 2020 - 12:23 am
NBA-SCHEDULE-CELTICS-WIZARDS Ish Smith's 27 points help Wizards top no-Kemba Celts 99-94 UNDATED (AP) — Missing Kemba Walker, the Boston Celtics became the latest NBA contender to surprisingly come up short against one of the league's worst teams, losing 99-94 to the Washington Wizards, who got 27...
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The damaged statue of soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic next to Stadion football arena in Malmo, Sweden, Sunday Jan. 5, 2020. Ibrahimovic, who recently joined Italian side AC Milan, angered fans of his boyhood club, Malmo, in November when he bought a stake in one of Swedish title rivals, Hammarby, and outlined his desire to make the Stockholm-based team “the best in Scandinavia". (Johan Nilsson/TT via AP)
January 05, 2020 - 8:13 am
MALMO (AP) — After weeks of vandalism, the statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic has finally been overturned. The 500-kilogram monument, which is located outside Malmo’s soccer stadium, was cut off at the feet, causing it to topple over onto a wire fence overnight Sunday. A dark Sweden soccer t-shirt was...
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Colorado Avalanche center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, center, celebrates a goal against the St. Louis Blues with teammates Samuel Girard (49) and Valeri Nichushkin during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Denver (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
January 03, 2020 - 12:50 am
DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored twice, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and three assists, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 7-3 Thursday night to snap a four-game skid at home. Rookie defenseman Cale Makar added a power-play goal and an assist for the Avalanche, who also ended a six-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Feb. 7, 2019. He was 83. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
December 31, 2019 - 11:48 am
They ran the next legs, taking the baton from Jackie Robinson as black players claimed their place in the game. One was on the mound for those Brooklyn Dodgers teams of the 1950s, and woe to the hitter who found Don Newcombe glaring down at him. The other was in the batter’s box and compelling in...
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