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Brian Agler hired to coach WNBA's Dallas Wings

Dec. 18, 2018 7:16 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Wings had already been through an extensive search for a new coach when Brian Agler suddenly became an option. "Better to be lucky than good sometimes," Wings general manager and president Greg Bibb said Tuesday when introducing the team's new coach. "And we got lucky in...

Indianapolis' late-season charge creates playoff stir

Dec. 18, 2018 7:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Suddenly, the Indianapolis Colts are creating a buzz around town. They ran the ball effectively Sunday against one of the league's top defenses, stymied two of the league's premier receivers in back-to-back weeks and ended Houston's nine-game win streak and Dallas' five-game win streak....

Ohio takes on slumping San Diego State in Frisco Bowl

Dec. 18, 2018 12:32 PM EST

Frisco Bowl: San Diego St. (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Ohio by 3. Series Record: First meeting WHAT'S AT STAKE Ohio and San Diego State have gotten to their bowl on different streaks. The Bobcats of the MAC have won two in a row and five of their last six. They are also trying to win...

Gonzalez hired as Dallas coach, at 38 2nd-youngest in MLS

Dec. 17, 2018 6:22 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas has hired Luchi Gonzalez, at 38 the second-youngest head coach in Major League Soccer. Gonzalez replaces Oscar Pareja, who left after five seasons and became coach of Tijuana. The only younger MLS coach is 37-year-old Anthony Hudson of Colorado in 2002. Gonzalez starred at...

Led by Nick Foles, resilient Eagles are back in playoff mix

Dec. 17, 2018 4:43 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing a must win with their Super Bowl MVP backup quarterback leading the way, the Philadelphia Eagles responded like champions. Don't write them off just yet. "We're still playing for something," coach Doug Pederson said Monday, less than 24 hours after Nick Foles led the Eagles to a...

Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets college degree

Dec. 17, 2018 12:52 PM EST

RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her. Fein, now 84, went back to school and will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texas at...

East features MVP candidates even with LeBron in the West

Dec. 17, 2018 2:47 AM EST

With eight shopping days to Christmas, the NBA's decision to have Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Philadelphia's Joel Embiid in its holiday lineup is more than just sides in another hoop smorgasbord. It puts the spotlight on — and raises a question — about the MVP race, as in, who in the...

Hield, Fox help Kings end Mavs' home winning streak, 120-113

Dec. 16, 2018 10:44 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Sacramento Kings ended the Dallas Mavericks' home winning streak and spoiled Dirk Nowitzki's return to the American Airlines Center. More importantly for them, they found a way to close the deal after a stinging home loss. Buddy Hield and De'Aaron Fox each scored 28 points Sunday night in...

Colts use Mack attack, defense to shut down Cowboys 23-0

Dec. 16, 2018 8:20 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack kept his eyes down the field and his legs churning Sunday. His teammates took the cue. The offensive line created enough space for Mack to run for a career-high 139 yards and two scores, an improving defense smothered the league's hottest...

Landeskog, Rantanen lift Avs to 6-4 win over Stars

Dec. 16, 2018 1:24 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Given the company on his line, Gabriel Landeskog has a tendency to be overlooked. That's perfectly fine with the Colorado captain. Landeskog scored twice, including the winner with 3:20 remaining, Mikko Rantanen added two more on the power play and the Avalanche recovered after blowing a...