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Jeff Sims' 3 TD passes powers Georgia Tech past Duke, 56-33

Nov. 29, 2020 12:29 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After having to endure an unexpected four-week layoff, Jeff Sims played like he was determined to make up for lost time. Sims threw three touchdown passes and ran for 108 yards, setting career highs, and Georgia Tech beat turnover-plagued Duke 56-33 on Saturday night as each team returned...

Villanova's Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, center right, goes up for a basket as Virginia Tech's Keve Aluma defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Virginia Tech upsets No. 3 Villanova 81-73 in overtime

Nov. 29, 2020 12:27 AM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Virginia Tech overcame some late-game adversity to dominate overtime and upset No. 3 Villanova just a day after learning they would be playing the Wildcats. Keve Aluma scored 22 points, Nahiem Alleyne had 20 and Tyrece Radford added eight points and 13 rebounds for Tech (2-0),...

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2020, file photo, North Korean army soldiers wearing face masks look at the South side during South Korean Unification Minister Lee In-young's visit to Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. North Korea is further toughening its restriction on the entry to sea as part of elevated steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic, state media said Sunday, Nov. 29, two days after South Korea said the North even banned fishing at sea. (Park Tae-hyun/Korea Pool via AP, File)

North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to fight virus

Nov. 29, 2020 12:15 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is further toughening restrictions on entering seawaters as part of elevated steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic, state media said Sunday, two days after South Korea said the North had banned sea fishing. The Korean Central News Agency reported the country is...

TCU running back Darwin Barlow (24) dives over Kansas safety Ricky Thomas (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

TCU runs roughshod over winless Kansas in 59-23 victory

Nov. 29, 2020 12:05 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — TCU ran the ball seven consecutive times to set the tone against Kansas on Saturday night. Four hours later, the Horned Frogs kept running the ball just to run out the clock. Max Duggan threw for touchdowns on his only three completions while running 58 yards for another score, TCU...

Center-right mayor faces socialist in Brazilian metropolis

Nov. 29, 2020 12:04 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — The mayor of the largest city in the Americas is trying to fend off a reelection challenge from the socialist leader of a squatters movement as 57 Brazilian cities hold runoff elections on Sunday. Guilherme Boulos, backed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, pushed his way...

Family pedigree, friends and merit mark SC judge choosing

Nov. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ancestors, family pedigrees, old friendships, college ties, easy cheer and even merit were all part of the mix last week in a ritual where candidates for South Carolina’s open judgeships parade before a judicial screening commission to see if they have the right stuff to make...

Local citizens raise funds for liver transplant

Nov. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EST

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Ronnie Harrison was admitted late in the afternoon of April 3 to a local hospital for COVID-19 and pneumonia; eight months later, he is in a new fight. He needs a new liver. It all started when Ronnie and his mother Dorothy were taken to Piedmont Hospital in Columbus at the...

Doctors successfully reattach young Louisiana mother's arm

Nov. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EST

LEESVILLE, La. (AP) — “What my daughter is — is a miracle,” said Susan Gordy of Hineston, wiping away tears. “More so a miracle that God worked through these doctors,” she said of those who were in the Rapides Regional Medical Center Trauma Center the day her daughter...

Woman sets female record for 60-mile 'Pitchell' run in N.C.

Nov. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tory Grieves stood at the top of Mount Pisgah in a skirt and Hoka running shoes on a magical, starlit midnight in November. She looked up at the Milky Way, down to the distant, twinkling lights of Asheville, and with best friends at her side, started tearing down the mountain,...

Tanner instills a love of music in new generation

Nov. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — People need artistic outlets, especially during stressful months of isolation and worry like we’ve been experiencing. Montgomery resident Sarah Tanner is doing something to help. Along with being an artist and a classical pianist, the Prattville native passes along a love of...