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Paul back in lineup for Suns after 14-game injury absence

Dec. 07, 2022 21:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul is back in the starting lineup for the Phoenix Suns after missing a month with a sore right heel. The 12-time All-Star guard returned Wednesday night against the NBA-leading Boston Celtics. The 37-year-old was listed as questionable for the game but did...

No. 7 Tennessee beats Eastern Kentucky, win streak hits 7

Dec. 07, 2022 21:28 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 10 of the first 12 points of the second half and finished with 17, and No. 7 Tennessee overcame a sluggish first half and beat Eastern Kentucky 84-49 on Wednesday night. The Volunteers (8-1) struggled in the first half but still built an...

Bills' Von Miller to miss rest of season after knee surgery

Dec. 07, 2022 18:08 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills’ hopes of having Von Miller back in time for the playoffs were dashed after exploratory surgery revealed the injury to the top pass rusher’s right knee was worse than the team and player previously anticipated. Miller’s season is...

Vikings put Akayleb Evans on IR after latest concussion

Dec. 07, 2022 17:21 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings placed cornerback Akayleb Evans on injured reserve Wednesday after his most recent concussion, meaning the rookie must sit out at least the next four games. The roster move was made to make room for cornerback Cameron Dantzler, who was...

Jaguars QB Lawrence plans to play despite sprained big toe

Dec. 07, 2022 17:15 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence felt a sense of relief Wednesday that he was merely missing the first practice of his NFL career. Lawrence said he “kind of dodged a bullet for sure on that hit," which left him with a painful big toe. The...

Browns sign linebacker Ragland to fill gaping hole

Dec. 07, 2022 17:06 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns found a linebacker to plug into the middle of their defense. Cleveland signed veteran Reggie Ragland from Las Vegas' practice squad on Wednesday, a move necessitated by losing Sione Takitaki for the season with a knee injury sustained last weekend in a...

Chiefs could have Thuney, Toney back from injury vs Broncos

Dec. 07, 2022 14:58 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs could have two important parts of their offense back with guard Joe Thuney and wide receiver Kadarius Toney returning to practice Wednesday ahead of their trip to Denver. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said that everyone would practice in...

Tagovailoa, Zaporizhzhia make list of most mangled words

Dec. 07, 2022 11:46 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — “Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa explained the significance of the Chicxulub impact crater to actor Domhnall Gleeson over a drink of negroni sbagliato in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia," is the kind of sentence that just might tie your tongue up in knots. ...

Rams become 8th defending Super Bowl champ with losing mark

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams are having a Super Bowl hangover unlike any other. The defending champions are assured of being the eighth team to have a losing record the year after winning it all and are one loss shy of the most losses ever for a team defending a Super Bowl title. ...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Quarterfinalists bid for title

Dec. 07, 2022 07:38 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After non-stop soccer for the past two weeks, the World Cup is taking a small break. There will be two days of rest before the quarterfinals start in Qatar with at least one surprising team still in contention to win soccer's biggest prize. Morocco...