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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) celebrates his 61-yard touchdown against the New England Patriots with teammate wide receiver Donte Moncrief (10) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
September 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings generally have been up for the NFL through the first two weeks of the schedule. CBS scored its best opening NFL doubleheader game rating in three years with the highest-rated window Sunday on any network, Patriots at Jaguars and Raiders at Broncos in late afternoon. The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2012, file photo, Idaho interim head football coach Jason Gesser speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Idaho. Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Gesser and found no violations of school policy, it was announced Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Geoff Crimmins/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP, File)
September 13, 2018 - 10:03 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Jason Gesser and found no violations of school policy, school President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Pat Chun said Thursday. Schulz and...
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September 12, 2018 - 10:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ralph Lawler has announced his intention to retire as the television and radio voice of the Los Angeles Clippers at the end of the season, which will be his 40th with the NBA team. Lawler said Wednesday that it's important that he and his wife have a life after basketball. Lawler...
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This undated photo provided by Fox Sports 1 shows host Rachel Bonnetta on the set of FS1's first-ever linear sports gambling show LOCK IT IN at the studio in Los Angeles. As legalized sports gambling rolls across the nation, the people who make sports television are ready to ride the boom with a series of shows explicitly about betting. Fox Sports 1's "Lock It In" began daily production this week as the first of several planned major-platform shows focused on pointspreads, odds and helping their viewers to make better bets. (Fox Sports 1 via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 5:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports and gambling have been inextricably linked for Sal Iacono ever since he was a 6-year-old trying to win baseball cards off his fellow kids in the schoolyard. As he grew up, went to law school and eventually became a television personality, Iacono's passion for betting and...
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Melbourne-based newspaper Herald Sun displays a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great, in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. The newspaper defended its cartoonist Mark Knight's depiction of Williams and is asserting the condemnation, which has come from all parts of the world, is driven by political correctness. (AP Photo)
September 12, 2018 - 1:24 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it. The Herald Sun newspaper printed an edited portion of the...
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September 12, 2018 - 8:25 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — NBC Sports will televise the final round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur from the home course of the Masters. The club announced the creation of the women's event earlier this year. The first two rounds will be held at Champions Retreat Golf Club on April 3-4, and the 72...
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People walk by a huge screen showing US Open women's singles champion Naomi Osaka with her trophy, in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 10, 2018 - 6:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka's halting Japanese, her manners — she bowed and apologized after beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final — and her simple charm have swelled national pride in Japan and eclipsed many questions about her mixed-race parentage in a famously insular country. Two days...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers throws during the second half of an NFL football game -against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
September 09, 2018 - 10:56 pm
The Latest on the NFL's first Sunday of the regular season (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. The Green Bay Packers have come roaring back against the Chicago Bears behind quarterback Aaron Rodgers. A 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 9:01 left in the game has the Packers within 20-17 of the...
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September 09, 2018 - 12:04 pm
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — French radio service RFI is reporting at least one person has died and 37 have been injured in a crush before an African Cup of Nations qualifying soccer game in Madagascar involving Sadio Mane's Senegal team. RFI says a stampede happened before kickoff at the...
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Notre Dame's Jafar Armstrong (8) celebrates his 4-yard touchdown run with Brock Wright (89) in the first half of an NCAA football game against Michigan in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 05, 2018 - 6:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers are idling away the final weeks of summer the way they started it: with reality programs. Half of last week's 20 most-watched programs were unscripted contests, according to Nielsen Co. figures released Wednesday. The field was topped by NBC's two episodes of "America'...
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