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  • LeDay has 19 & 9, leads Va Tech past Nebraska 66-53

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Virginia Tech's Zach LeDay started the second half with a thunderous one-handed dunk punctuated by a high-stepping celebration against Nebraska.His teammates fed off that dunk and several other LeDay slams as he scored 19...

    By Jill Painter Lopez, Associated Press|

  • The Latest: 'Boomer and Carton' co-host released on bond

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fraud charges against sports radio personality Craig Carton, a cost of WFAN's "Boomer and Carton" show (all times local):4:15 p.m.Sports radio personality Craig Carton has been released on bond following his New York...

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  • New trial sought in Cuban baseball player smuggling case

    MIAMI (AP) — A sports agent and a baseball trainer convicted in Miami of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. are seeking a new trial.A court filing Tuesday by lawyers for Bartolo Hernandez and Julio Estrada contends there were seven...

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  • Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem for the second straight week Thursday night.Jenkins...

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  • AP Exclusive: MLB rookie hazing rules ban dressing as women

    NEW YORK (AP) — That baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned.Major League Baseball created an Anti-Hazing and Anti-Bullying Policy that covers the practice. As...

    By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer|

  • Howard Bingham, Muhammad Ali's personal photographer, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Howard Bingham, the longtime personal photographer, confidant and close friend of Muhammad Ali, has died at age 77.Bingham's agent, Harlan Werner, tells The Associated Press that Bingham died Thursday. No cause of death was...

    By John Rogers, Associated Press|

  • Raiders' Mack gets top spot in AP's defensive end rankings

    Khalil Mack is setting the standard for other pass rushers.The Oakland Raiders star was voted the No. 1 defensive end in the NFL by an Associated Press panel, receiving seven of 11 first-place votes and a total of 101 points in the rankings...

    By Howard Fendrich, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • Struggling 49ers, Bears get chance for rare victory

    SAN FRANCISCO (1-10) at CHICAGO (2-9)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Bears by 4RECORD VS. SPREAD — San Francisco 2-8-1, Chicago 4-7SERIES RECORD — 49ers lead 33-30-1LAST MEETING — 49ers beat Bears 26-20, OT, Dec. 6, 2015LAST WEEK — 49ers...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Anquan Boldin abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills.General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday night by saying the team respects Boldin's decision to...

    By John Wawrow, AP Sports Writer|

  • Blame the rain? Sloppy Cards lose to Dolphins, 26-23

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Reviews on the weather were mixed Sunday at the Miami Dolphins-Arizona Cardinals game."Every time we got the ball it seemed like it was pouring, like a monsoon," Cardinals receiver J.J. Nelson said. "I've never played...

    By Steven Wine, AP Sports Writer|

  • Athletics 11, Angels 10

    OaklandLos AngelesabrhbiabrhbiBrugman cf6020Y.Escbr 3b3211Semien ss6020Cowart ph-3b2000Lowrie 2b4120Trout cf4211K.Davis dh5122Pujols dh5000Healy 1b5220Cron 1b5021Pinder rf5342Simmons ss3210M.Chpmn 3b4221Calhoun rf5231Maxwell c4112S.Rbnsn...

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  • The Latest: Browns walk on with first responders

    The Latest on the NFL's opening Sunday (all times Eastern):1:01 p.m.In a show of unity, the Cleveland Browns ran onto the field for their season opener accompanied by police, firefighters, emergency workers and military personnel.After being...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Bucs bring three-game winning streak into matchup with Bolts

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers would like to think that, even at 5-6, they've got a chance to make the playoffs.That's a tall task, considering they'd have to run the table, and they still have to play the top two teams in the AFC West,...

    By Bernie Wilson, AP Sports Writer|

  • Thunder-Warriors, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (96)Sabonis 6-12 0-0 13, Adams 5-7 1-2 11, Westbrook 4-15 10-14 20, Oladipo 8-13 1-4 21, Roberson 1-6 0-0 2, Grant 3-9 0-2 6, Singler 2-5 1-2 6, Lauvergne 3-5 1-2 8, Kanter 0-1 0-0 0, Christon 2-6 0-0 4, Morrow 0-2 0-0 0, Abrines...

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  • Pistons-Kings, Box

    DETROIT (94)Morris 4-12 0-0 9, Harris 7-15 2-2 18, Drummond 4-5 1-6 9, Jackson 8-15 0-1 19, Caldwell-Pope 6-12 3-3 21, Hilliard 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-6 0-0 2, Ellenson 1-3 0-0 2, Baynes 0-2 0-0 0, Marjanovic 3-7 2-2 8, Smith 2-5 2-2 6. Totals...

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  • Wisconsin hunter kills trophy eight-point ... doe?

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin hunter has killed an eight-point ... doe?WLUK-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2g3FewF ) that Wayne Douville was hunting near Abrams in northeastern Wisconsin on Monday when he shot and killed a 222-pound deer that had...

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  • Quarterback Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again

    NEW YORK (AP) — Quarterback Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again.

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  • Man who inspired ice bucket challenge honored by prep school

    DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — The man who inspired the ice bucket challenge has been honored by the Roman Catholic prep school he attended in Massachusetts.St. Johns Prep on Wednesday announced Pete Frates (FRAY'-tees) as its 2018 Distinguished...

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  • APNewsBreak: Woman sues Old Dominion over rape response

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A woman who says she was interrogated by Old Dominion University police for nearly eight hours after she reported being raped on campus has filed a federal lawsuit against the school.The lawsuit obtained by The Associated...

    By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press|

  • San Jose State beats Life Pacific 109-70

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Clarke had 18 points and nine rebounds and San Jose State tied a program record with 30 assists in a 109-70 win over Life Pacific on Saturday.Cody Schwartz added 17 points for the Spartans (5-4), who had their...

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  • Pistons hand Clippers first road loss with 108-97 win

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 16 points and a career-high 10 assists as the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Clippers 108-97 on Friday night.Detroit won its second straight and improved to 7-2 at home, as opposed to...

    By Dave Hogg, Associated Press|

  • The Best Defense... (Warriors 133, Suns 120)

    Followers of the Fast Break blog have constantly wondered (with significant giddiness) what would happen on a night when all of the Splash Triplets started scoring points at will. This evening,...

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  • Bucks-Lakers, Box

    MILWAUKEE (107)Snell 3-8 3-3 10, Antetokounmpo 11-16 3-6 26, Maker 0-3 0-0 0, Middleton 11-18 8-9 30, Brogdon 2-7 2-2 6, Henson 3-6 2-4 8, Teletovic 2-7 0-1 5, Monroe 6-6 0-0 12, Terry 1-4 2-2 5, Dellavedova 1-7 3-3 5. Totals 40-82 23-30 107.L.A....

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  • US women close year with a 5-0 win over Romania

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — It was an eventful year for the U.S. women's national team off the field, with Hope Solo's suspension after the Rio Olympics, lawsuits over the expiring collective bargaining agreement and Megan Rapinoe's protest during the...

    By Dan Greenspan, Associated Press|

  • Clippers-Thunder, Box

    LOS ANGELES (110)Griffin 10-20 5-7 25, Mbah a Moute 3-6 0-0 7, Jordan 3-5 6-12 12, Paul 5-14 5-5 17, Redick 6-12 0-0 16, W.Johnson 1-5 0-0 3, Speights 2-7 0-0 4, Felton 0-1 0-0 0, Crawford 7-11 2-4 19, Rivers 2-5 3-7 7. Totals 39-86 21-35...

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  • Thompson, Durant lead Warriors to 104-88 win over Celtics

    BOSTON (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 28 points, Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 rebounds against the team he spurned this summer and the Golden State Warriors scored 18 points in a row in the third quarter to pull away and beat the Boston Celtics...

    By Jimmy Golen, AP Sports Writer|

  • The Latest: Falcons tight end Tamme out with shoulder injury

    The Latest on Sunday's NFL action (all times Eastern):6:30 p.m.Atlanta Falcons starting tight end Jacob Tamme has a right shoulder injury and will not return to the game.Tamme caught a 13-yard pass from Matt Ryan and was ruled down before the...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Ex-NBA player accused of breaking into homes, fondling woman

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former NBA player has been arrested after being accused of breaking into two Florida homes and fondling a woman.News outlets report 34-year-old Orien Greene was taken into custody Monday on battery and burglary...

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  • Taylor's scores career-high 24, Portland beats San Jose St.

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Gabe Taylor hit four 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 24 points, Alec Wintering had 20 points and 11 assists, and Portland pulled away for a 79-66 win over San Jose State on Tuesday night.Taylor tied a career...

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  • Ex-player says concussions are still widely underestimated

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL Alumni Association President George Martin told a concussion conference Friday the injury is a scourge in contact sports with long-term consequences still widely underestimated."We need to take off the veil,"...

    By Steven Wine, AP Sports Writer|