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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. ...

Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

Dec. 07, 2022 05:49 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s current term and capping an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in...

Iowa LB Campbell honored as college football's top scholar

Dec. 07, 2022 02:40 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell won the William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday night, becoming the first player from the school to be named college football's top scholar-athlete. Campbell, the Big Ten's defensive player of the year, receives a $25,000 postgraduate...

Jim Leonhard says he won't return to Wisconsin staff

Dec. 06, 2022 22:56 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jim Leonhard, who served as Wisconsin’s interim coach for the last seven games of the regular season, says he won’t be back with the Badgers next season. Leonhard tweeted Tuesday night that he would work as Wisconsin’s defensive coordinator for its Dec....

Tulsa hires Ohio State coordinator Wilson as head coach

Dec. 06, 2022 19:55 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kevin Wilson will seek to bring Tulsa some of the prolific passing and scoring he's overseen during six seasons as the offensive coordinator at Ohio State. Wilson was hired as Tulsa's coach on Tuesday and introduced at an afternoon news conference. ...

Hall of Famer Croom: 'Not enough progress' for Black coaches

Dec. 06, 2022 19:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sylvester Croom had a Hall of Fame career as an offensive lineman at Alabama, and was among the first Black players to become a star and team leader under coach Bear Bryant. Three decades later, Croom became the Southeastern Conference's first Black head football...

Saints' Allen doesn't see latest loss sparking major changes

Dec. 06, 2022 18:26 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen doesn't see the benefit of trying to overhaul lineups or change coaching staff duties now. For New Orleans' struggling first-year coach, a 17-16 loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night exemplified as much as any game this season why the Saints...

Ravens sign DeSean Jackson from practice squad to 53-man

Dec. 06, 2022 18:22 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed receiver DeSean Jackson from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. The team announced the move Tuesday. Baltimore signed Jackson to the practice squad in October. He was promoted to play in three games so far, catching...

UNLV hires former Missouri coach Barry Odom to head program

Dec. 06, 2022 18:11 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV hired former Missouri football coach Barry Odom on Tuesday for the same position. He coached the Tigers from 2016-19, going 25-25 with two bowl appearances. Odom was Arkansas' defensive coordinator and associate head coach the past three...