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Murray's first playoff start a nightmare for Cardinals

Jan. 18, 2022 02:06 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Kyler Murray's first NFL playoff start quickly turned into a nightmare. The dynamic quarterback and his Arizona Cardinals teammates had about the worst start imaginable in Monday night's 34-11 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC wild-card round. By the...

Biden, first lady visit hospitalized kids on Christmas Eve

Dec. 24, 2021 21:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden brought some Christmas Eve cheer to hospitalized children who aren't well enough to go home for the holidays. It's longstanding tradition for first ladies to visit Children's National Hospital at Christmastime, but Joe...

Foxconn qualifies for Wisconsin tax breaks for first time

Dec. 22, 2021 16:44 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has qualified for nearly $30 million in Wisconsin tax credits, marking the first time the electronics giant has secured state aid since breaking ground on its facility in the state in 2018. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation...

First flight: Aviation program takes off in South Carolina

Dec. 12, 2021 00:08 AM EST

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Several Florence One Schools students took to the sky Dec. 7 at the Florence Regional Airport. Students enrolled in an aviation class at the Florence Advantage Academy (the Florence Career Center has been renamed) got to view the city from the air as two local...

Maine conducting survey of winter birds for first time

Dec. 10, 2021 03:01 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is undertaking a statewide survey of wintering birds for the first time. The state is updating its Maine Bird Atlas project, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said Wednesday. The atlas is a statewide citizen science project that...

Seahawks' Duane Brown set to face former team for first time

Dec. 09, 2021 18:53 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Since being traded to Seattle in the middle of the 2017 season, offensive tackle Duane Brown hasn’t spent much time dwelling on his days with Houston. The only player Brown believes is still on the Texans’ roster from when he played there is Deshaun Watson....

Boiler up! Purdue is No. 1 in AP Top 25 for the first time

Dec. 06, 2021 15:14 PM EST

Purdue is No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll for the first time. The Boilermakers were a unanimous No. 1 in the poll released Monday to move up from No. 2 last week. Reigning national champion Baylor moved up to No. 2, with Duke, UCLA and Gonzaga rounding...

Iowa, Kentucky will meet for the first time in Citrus Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:51 PM EST

No. 25 Kentucky (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 17 Iowa (10-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Kentucky: Quarterback Will Levis, a Penn State transfer, threw for 2,593 of his 2,980 yards and 23 of his 32...

Utah heads to Rose Bowl for first time to face Ohio State

Dec. 05, 2021 15:53 PM EST

Ohio State (10-2, Big Ten) vs. Utah (10-3, Pac-12), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. ET LOCATION: Pasadena, California TOP PLAYERS Ohio State: QB C.J. Stroud (3,862 yards passing, 38 touchdowns) is the first player in Big Ten history to be named...

MLB teams commit to over $1 billion in salaries in single day for first time hours before lockout expected to begin

Dec. 01, 2021 16:44 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — MLB teams commit to over $1 billion in salaries in single day for first time hours before lockout expected to begin.