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UEFA signs Takeaway.com to replace McDonald's at Euro 2020

Nov. 12, 2019 4:26 AM EST

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has announced a new food sector sponsor for the European Championship, replacing McDonald's which owned the slot since 1992. UEFA says food delivery platform Takeaway.com has signed for the Euro 2020 tournament. The value was not disclosed. Until cutting short its longstanding...

Longtime AP sports writer, editor Ben Olan dies at 96

Nov. 11, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Olan, a sports writer and editor at The Associated Press for more than 50 years who was honored by the NHL Hall of Fame, has died. He was 96. Known for being nattily dressed during his days when AP headquarters was located at 50 Rockefeller Plaza, Olan passed away early Monday morning...

NCAA denies Alabama appeal on Jahvon Quinerly eligibility

Nov. 11, 2019 6:08 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The NCAA has denied Alabama's appeal seeking immediate eligibility for Villanova transfer point guard Jahvon Quinerly. Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats and athletic director Greg Byrne announced the NCAA's Committee for Legislative Relief's decision on Monday. It came out a few hours...

Jackets' Foligno suspended 3 games for hit on Bellemare

Nov. 11, 2019 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL has suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit...

Browns coach Kitchens: Benching of WR Callaway only 1 game

Nov. 11, 2019 3:06 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said wide receiver Antonio Callaway's benching was a one-game punishment. Callaway didn't play in Sunday's 19-16 victory over the Buffalo Bills after being a surprising healthy scratch despite quarterback Baker Mayfield saying the receiver had been included in...

Hunt returns to field for Browns after NFL suspension

Nov. 10, 2019 7:53 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — When Kareem Hunt arrived for his first game in nearly a year, an unexpected gift was waiting for him. Sitting on the top shelf of his locker was a rock. Browns general manager John Dorsey left it and delivered Hunt a message. "Always stay solid," Hunt said, holding the large stone in his...

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...

No. 12 Seton Hall loses Powell, beats Stony Brook 74-57

Nov. 9, 2019 5:51 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall welcomed back its coach, but lost Myles Powell for the foreseeable future after he sprained his ankle. Romaro Gill had 10 points and 10 assists while Sandro Mamukelashvili scored 17 points as the 12th-ranked Pirates withstood the injury to Powell and beat Stony Brook...

Fields, No. 3 Ohio State overwhelm Maryland 73-14

Nov. 9, 2019 5:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State got its first taste of adversity this week when star defensive end Chase Young was suspended for the Maryland game for a possible NCAA infraction involving a personal loan. On Saturday the No. 3 Buckeyes set that to one side and took out their frustrations on beleaguered...

Wiseman gets restraining order to play; Memphis wins

Nov. 8, 2019 11:16 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Wiseman had another dominant game for the No. 14 Memphis Tigers. All anyone wants to talk about is Wiseman's status with the NCAA. Wiseman had 17 points and nine rebounds hours after getting a temporary restraining order to play amid an NCAA ineligibility ruling, leading Memphis...