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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) celebrates a touchdown catch against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 28, 2019 - 6:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow has tied the bowl record with seven touchdown passes for No. 1 LSU against No. 4 Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl playoff semifinal. In just the first half, Burrow tied the record set by Cooper Rush of Central Michigan, who threw seven TD passes against Western Kentucky in the...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes in an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Lienz, Austria, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Piermarco Tacca)
December 28, 2019 - 10:20 am
LIENZ, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wrapped up an eventful return from her 11-day break from World Cup racing on Saturday, dominating a giant slalom for her 63rd career victory and moving into outright second place on the women’s winners list. After nearly arriving too late for the opening run,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 6, 2012 filer, AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, of Sweden, celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and AC MIlan at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Ibrahimovic will join AC Milan, the Milanese club announced Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 on its official twitter page. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
December 27, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is returning to help his struggling former club AC Milan, which is reeling from a humiliating defeat and languishing way behind city rival Inter Milan. Ibrahimovic's arrival resembles something of a rescue mission for a seven-time European champion fallen on tough...
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Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton (0) is hit and fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder forward Darius Bazley (7) on his way to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
December 27, 2019 - 1:36 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After what happened eight days earlier in the same arena, the Memphis Grizzlies took extra satisfaction in beating Oklahoma City on Thursday night. Jonas Valanciunas scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 and the Grizzlies held onto the lead this time in a 110-97 victory...
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San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots next to Memphis Grizzlies forward Jae Crowder during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
December 23, 2019 - 10:36 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 40 points, DeMar DeRozan added 26 points and 10 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs shot 67% from the field in a 145-115 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Trey Lyles finished with 17 points and Dejounte Murray scored 14...
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File-This Jan. 4, 2019, file photo shows Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino looking on during a Euroleague basketball match between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos in Piraeus near Athens. Former Louisville basketball coach Pitino has reached a settlement with Adidas, the Hall of Fame coach and the global sportswear company said in a joint statement Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
December 23, 2019 - 6:47 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement with Adidas, the Hall of Fame coach and the global sportswear company said in a joint statement Monday. Pitino had contended in a lawsuit that Adidas "outrageously conspired" to funnel money to the family...
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright confers with guard Justin Moore (5) during the second half of the Never Forget Tribute Classic NCAA college basketball game against Delaware, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)
December 20, 2019 - 7:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Kansas vs. Villanova rivalry has become glorious to view for college hoops fans. The two championship programs are intertwined, as much as nonconference teams can be, since the start of the century. Through snowstorms and court stormings, NCAA championship runs and a father-...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers' Kameron Kelly (29) watches during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Kelly is facing multiple charges following an alleged altercation with police at a bar, early Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The 23-year-old has been charged with two counts of making terroristic threats and one count of resisting arrest. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
December 20, 2019 - 1:50 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers cut reserve safety Kameron Kelly on Friday hours after the rookie was arrested following an alleged altercation with police at a bar. The 23-year-old Kelly was charged with two counts of making terroristic threats and one count of resisting arrest after...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
December 20, 2019 - 12:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes leaned his head back with a smile stretching ear to ear, gazing up toward the sky as snow swirled around him, the young quarterback lost in the surreal atmosphere of the giant Arrowhead Stadium snowglobe. Such pure joy, and the game hadn't even started yet...
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 photo, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo cheers on his team at the Racine Correctional Institution in Sturtevant, Wis. The Bucks were there as part of a program put on by the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, a group whose mission is to support incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. Prior to the game there was a roundtable discussion among participants about topics such as criminal justice reform. (Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
December 19, 2019 - 4:42 pm
STURTEVANT, Wis. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks chose to recover from the end of their 18-game winning streak at a medium-security Wisconsin state prison. Two days before an anticipated showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night, the team was scheduled for a “...
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