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Eli Manning wins 2020 Athletes in Action/Bart Starr Award.

Jan. 13, 2020 2:11 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has won the 2020 Athletes in Action/Bart Starr Award. The award is given to an NFL player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community. The league's players decided the winner...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Feb. 7, 2019. He was 83.  (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)

Sports losses in 2019: Newcombe, Robinson, Starr, Havlicek

Dec. 31, 2019 11:52 AM EST

They ran the next legs, taking the baton from Jackie Robinson as black players claimed their place in the game. The deaths in 2019 of Don Newcombe and Frank Robinson left baseball not only without two pillars on the diamond but two pillars in its fight against iniquities. Newcombe, a pitcher for the Brooklyn...

Green Bay Packers' Jamaal Williams celebrates as he leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 21-13. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Playoff-bound Packers focused on winning NFC North

Dec. 16, 2019 7:44 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are in. After completing the regular-season sweep of the longtime-rival Chicago Bears and having the Dallas Cowboys make easy work of the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, the Packers clinched a playoff berth. It's the first time in three years that Green Bay (11-3)...