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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid celebrates after a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Sixers' Embiid fined for flipping off Hawk, cursing on air

Feb. 26, 2020 1:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid $25,000 on Wednesday, two days after he made an obscene gesture on the court and used profane language during a live television interview. In announcing the fine, the NBA noted that the amount “reflects his multiple prior violations...

Dick Bank, who called '64 Olympic track upset, dies at 90

Feb. 25, 2020 9:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Bank, whose excited television call of “Look at Mills! Look at Mills!” alerted American Billy Mills' stunning upset in the 10,000 meters at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, has died. He was 90. Tom Walsh, a longtime friend, said Bank died of heart failure Sunday at his home in...

FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Cristie Kerr reacts to her approach shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Kerr will be part of Golf Channel's broadcast team at the Honda Classic this week. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Cristie Kerr brings her views to TV at Honda Classic

Feb. 25, 2020 2:48 PM EST

Cristie Kerr returns to action this week on the golf course without her clubs: Golf Channel is using the 20-time LPGA Tour winner for the Honda Classic. This is more dipping toes in the water instead of a plunge. “I struck up a friendship with Golf Channel recently thinking that I'm going to get into...

Two people wear masks as they visit the newly opened Japan Olympic Museum located near the New National Stadium, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

Feb. 25, 2020 12:23 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Dick Pound, a former Canadian...

Fans watch the live stream of a public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

The Latest: Kobe Bryant service ends with Oscar-winning film

Feb. 24, 2020 3:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in downtown Los Angeles (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A selection from the short film “Dear Basketball” that won Kobe Bryant an Academy Award played on the big screens at Staples Center to wrap up a...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay motions to his team beside defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, in Detroit. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year

Feb. 24, 2020 2:21 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year. There will be more eyeballs on the league's annual gathering of top college talent but fewer assistant coaches watching those prospects run through drills that have been tailored by position and more accurately mimic what...

LSU textile museum reopening in larger, renovated space

Feb. 22, 2020 10:39 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A textile museum at Louisiana State University is growing and will reopen its renovated, larger space with an exhibition celebrating four decades of its collection. The opening exhibition in the LSU Textile and Costume Museum's new gallery will include a 1960s special occasion dress...

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 1970, file photo, a fireman looks over the wreckage of a DC-9 jet that was carrying 75 people including 26 members of the Marshall University football team, in Kenova, W.Va. Marshall and East Carolina will open the 2020 football season a week earlier to accommodate a national television broadcast to mark the 50th anniversary of the worst disaster in U.S. sports history.  (AP Photo/File)

Marshall-ECU game date moved, will honor 1970 crash victims

Feb. 20, 2020 2:14 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Marshall and East Carolina will open the 2020 football season a week earlier than scheduled to accommodate a national television broadcast marking the 50th anniversary of the worst disaster in U.S. sports history. The schools announced Thursday that the game originally set for Sept....

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 file photo, Paris Saint Germain owner Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Khelaifi waves to teams fans at the end of their soccer match against Manchester United at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England. Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was charged Thursday Feb. 20, 2020 by Swiss federal prosecutors in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked to World Cup television rights. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson, file)

Swiss prosecutors charge Al-Khelaifi in FIFA bribery case

Feb. 20, 2020 8:18 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was charged Thursday by Swiss federal prosecutors in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked to FIFA and World Cup television rights. The office of Switzerland’s attorney general filed an indictment charging Al-Khelaifi...

Tyson Fury, of England, who is scheduled to fight Deontay Wilder on Saturday for the WBC heavyweight boxing title, arrives at the MGM Grand on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Wilder-Fury II a fight so big it took 2 TV networks to show

Feb. 19, 2020 3:40 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — To hear the fighters talk, the heavyweight title fight Saturday night between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is so big it took two TV networks to make it happen. That’s only partially true, though it might be forgiven. This is boxing, after all, and a bit of hyperbole goes a long way...