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Marlins say Jose Fernandez has been killed
MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24....

Top 25 Takeaways: Tennessee rises; Miles is on the clock
Wisconsin made an emphatic statement, Tennessee and Mississippi snapped long losing streaks to Southeastern Conference rivals and Notre Dame's got some serious problems....

No. 9 Washington beats Arizona 35-28 in overtime
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Washington survived its first real test after rolling through an easy nonconference schedule....

Anthem protests spread to colleges, WNBA player sits
NEW YORK (AP) -- Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game....

NBA's king of fashion Russell Westbrook talks style
HOUSTON (AP) -- When you're Russell Westbrook, the undisputed king of NBA fashion, you don't spend the offseason like a typical player....

Dobbs rallies No. 14 Vols to 38-28 win over No. 19 Gators
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- This time, Tennessee delivered the comeback....

Hornibrook proves he's ready in Badgers' win over Spartans
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- By the time Alex Hornibrook's first start was over, there wasn't much question about whether he could handle one of the toughest road tests in the Big Ten....

No. 23 Rebels find their rhythm, beat No. 12 Georgia 45-14
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 yards later, the quarterback had cruised through the middle of the Georgia defense and into the end zone untouched....

Kenenisa Bekele wins Berlin Marathon, misses world mark
BERLIN (AP) -- Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia pulled away from Wilson Kipsang of Kenya late in the race to win the Berlin Marathon just outside the world record time on Sunday....

Wiggins says he did not seek 'unfair advantage'
LONDON (AP) -- Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins said he needed permission to use a banned substance to treat his asthma to ensure he was "back on a level playing field."...

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