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People in the business of college football say the pool of experienced coaching candidates has dwindled
Making the home run hire seems to be more difficult than ever when it comes to college football coaches....

Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller, before the Thunder held on a for a 119-117 victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Russell Westbrook said goodbye to a three-overtime thriller and trolled Joel Embiid with a smile and a wave....

Chris Paul had 28 points, eight assists and seven steals to lead the Houston Rockets to their 12th straight victory, a 124-109 win over the San Antonio Spurs
HOUSTON (AP) -- Chris Paul delivered on a night James Harden had one of his worst shooting performances of the season....

Now out of walking boot, Celtics' Hayward says he's open to a return to his season
BOSTON (AP) -- Celtics guard Gordon Hayward is open to playing this season, but said Friday it will depend on how fast he is able to heal and show progress as he works his way back from a broken left ankle....

The Carolina Panthers are investigating workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of workplace misconduct....

Left-hander Matt Moore was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handers Israel Cruz and Sam Wolff
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Texas acquired Matt Moore in a trade with the San Francisco Giants on Friday, raising the possibility of four left-handers in the Rangers' rotation....

Gretchen Piscotty can still comfortably attend her son's big league baseball games nearly seven months after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, and far easier going forward to be a regular in the stands
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- For now, Gretchen Piscotty can still comfortably attend her son's big league baseball games seven months after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, and it is suddenly going to be far easier for her to do so....

All-Star infielder Zack Cozart has agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels and is likely to shift from shortstop to third base
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- After spending his entire career at shortstop in Cincinnati, Zack Cozart was willing to switch positions for the chance to join the Los Angeles Angels' promising lineup....

Mount Union won its 13th Division III football national championship, beating Mary Hardin-Baylor 12-0
SALEM, Va. (AP) -- Justin Hill and D'Angelo Fulford have provided an offensive spark for Mount Union all season, so when the Purple Raiders were locked in a defensive struggle against Mary Hardin-Baylor in the Division III national championship, it was no surprise the pair did it again....

A former ESPN personality is accusing the network of trying to silence her and other women who assert they were subjected to a sexually hostile work environment
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- A former ESPN personality is accusing the network of trying to silence her and other women who assert they were subjected to a sexually hostile work environment....

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