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Villanova's Justin Moore, center, keeps the ball from Hartford's Traci Carter, left, and Austin Williams, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Moore scores 15, No. 12 Villanova routs Hartford 87-53

Dec. 1, 2020 9:43 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — After his team's first loss of the season, Villanova coach Jay Wright wanted to give his bench more playing time against Hartford. His reserves responded. Eric Dixon came off the bench to score 14 points and grab 10 rebounds and the 12th-ranked Wildcats used a balanced attack to...

Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith (11) passing during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Football Team, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Landover. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Smith, Dalton get Thanksgiving nods for Washington, Cowboys

Nov. 25, 2020 8:17 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith and Andy Dalton have 25 years of experience as NFL quarterbacks combined but just one Thanksgiving start between them. The veterans whose teams didn't expect them to be in charge of the Washington and Dallas offenses when the season started will meet Thursday at the home...

Today in History

Nov. 25, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25, the 330th day of 2020. There are 36 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 2002, President George W. Bush signed legislation creating the Department of Homeland Security, and appointed Tom Ridge to be its head. On this date: In...

Northwestern players celebrate after they defeated Wisconsin 17-7 in an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Ramsey, No. 19 Northwestern top No. 10 Wisconsin 17-7

Nov. 21, 2020 8:55 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Every clutch play by Peyton Ramsey. Every big hit by Northwestern's defense. It was all designed to send a message. The Wildcats had something they wanted to say. “We woke up the country now, and we need our damn respect,” cornerback Greg Newsome II said. Ramsey threw...

Today in History

Nov. 21, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 326th day of 2020. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. On this date: In 1920, the Irish Republican Army killed 12 British intelligence...

Motorists wait in long lines to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium, Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

California imposes curfew to curb skyrocketing COVID cases

Nov. 19, 2020 9:42 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is imposing an overnight curfew for nearly all residents as the most populous state tries to head off a surge of coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm its health care system, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday. What officials are calling a limited stay-at-home...

Coastal Carolina's Massimo Biscardi (29) kicks a field goal while Charles Ouverson holds during the second half of an NCAA college football game against South Alabama, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

No. 15 Coastal Carolina looks for more history vs App State

Nov. 19, 2020 11:27 AM EST

It's been a history-making period for Coastal Carolina athletics. The 15th-ranked Chanticleers football team hopes to add to the major accomplishments against Appalachian State this weekend. The men's soccer team just won it's fourth Sun Belt Conference Tournament title, the volleyball team is undefeated and...

Patrick Marks, left, helps customer Jesus Chavez at Beck's Shoes in the Sutter County committee of Yuba City, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that due to the rise of COVID-19 cases, Sutter was among the counties that has been moved to the state's most restrictive set of rules, which prohibit indoor dining and requiring people to wear face masks in public. The new rules began on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Some resist California's new coronavirus restrictions

Nov. 17, 2020 8:39 PM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Rick Patrick wears a mask and thinks those who don’t are “asinine.” He rarely leaves his home. He disapproves of what he calls the “stupidity” of people gathering in crowds. But Patrick, 64, won’t stop eating breakfast at his favorite...

D' Lee Daleo rehearses an exercise routine before doing a live video exercise class at the Switch Fitness center in Elk Grove, Calif., Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Daleo who is co-owner of Switch Fitness was critical of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's attendance at a birthday party that broke the very rules he has been preaching to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Newsom apologized for attending the party, Nov. 6 with a dozen friends at the pricy French Laundry restaurant in Napa.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California businesses hit with new virus restrictions

Nov. 17, 2020 12:35 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California gym owner D'Lee Daleo has spent months following ever-changing rules to keep her struggling business afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, so the prospect of tighter state regulations has her feeling demoralized. “We have done so much and every time they just...

A health care worker gives a test at a COVID-19 testing site during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

California governor imposes new restrictions in pandemic

Nov. 16, 2020 9:52 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he was pulling the “emergency brake” Monday on reopening the state's economy as coronavirus cases surge at the fastest rate since the start of the outbreak. “We are sounding the alarm,” Newsom said. “California...