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Old Dominion forward Kalu Ezikpe, top, and Maryland forward Galin Smith battle for the opening tip-off in an empty arena during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

The Latest: Wisconsin women's hoops cancels another game

Dec. 2, 2020 12:15 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wisconsin says its Dec. 8 women’s basketball home game with Prairie View A&M has been canceled due to protocols related to COVID-19. The Badgers’ Big Ten opener Saturday at Iowa remains on as scheduled. This...

Bills linebackers Milano, Dodson cleared to practice off IR

Dec. 2, 2020 11:20 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are in position to get healthier for their stretch run with linebackers Matt Milano and Tyrel Dodson designated to return to practice on Wednesday after spending time on injured reserve. Milano, a starter, missed three games over four weeks with a partially torn...

Gosper leaving World Rugby to take up role at NFL Europe

Dec. 2, 2020 10:52 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of rugby's world governing body is leaving his role to take up a senior position at the NFL, where he will drive the next stage of its growth in Europe. Brett Gosper will begin his new role as Head of Europe and U.K. some time next year, the NFL said Wednesday. The league...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Mike Glennon (2) throws a pass as he is rushed by Cleveland Browns defensive end Adrian Clayborn, left, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jaguars sticking with Glennon even though Minshew is healthy

Dec. 2, 2020 10:23 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Mike Glennon is getting another start for the Jacksonville Jaguars even though Gardner Minshew is fully healthy. Coach Doug Marrone said Wednesday he’s sticking with Glennon at Minnesota (5-6) on Sunday. He added that Minshew has been cleared to practice in full...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers' 50th TD pass vs. Bears puts him in exclusive group

Dec. 2, 2020 2:14 AM EST

Aaron Rodgers picked apart Chicago’s defense once again last week, throwing four TD passes to give him 51 for his career against the Bears. Only Brett Favre has ever thrown more against the Monsters of the Midway, with 60 in his career. That is one of 16 combinations of a quarterback throwing at least 50...

Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) is hit after the throw by New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Broncos activate 3 QBs following COVID-19 rules violations

Dec. 2, 2020 1:27 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles will be allowed to rejoin their teammates at practice Wednesday after the Denver Broncos activated them from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday. Their return means practice squad receiver Kendall Hinton won't have to be the...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 1966, file photo, San Francisco 49ers Dave Kopay, right, receives a pass and skampers for about 18 yards before Breen Bay Packers' Willie Woods catches him and brings him down in the third quarter in Green Bay, WI. Kopay is a 78-year-old former National Football League running back living in Palm Springs, California and known as the first professional athlete to reveal he was gay. He came out in 1975 after his NFL career ended. (AP Photo, File)

Years after coming out, gay athletes upset by lack of change

Dec. 2, 2020 12:18 AM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — David Kopay and Ian Roberts live on different sides of the Pacific Ocean. Both took giant leaps of faith when they came out. And at a time when it had never been done in their sports. Kopay is a 78-year-old former National Football League running back living in Palm Springs,...

Indianapolis Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez punts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Indianapolis. Sanchez says he will have surgery Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, to remove a cancerous tumor. He made the announcement in an Instagram post (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Colts punter says surgery for cancerous tumor 'went well'

Dec. 1, 2020 9:27 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez said surgery to remove a cancerous tumor went well. The four-year veteran, who doubles as the Colts' kickoff specialist, made the announcement in a Twitter post Tuesday night, one day after he revealed the diagnosis on social media....

Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd opts out to prepare for NFL draft

Dec. 1, 2020 7:50 PM EST

Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd has opted out of the rest of this season to focus on preparing for the NFL draft. Boyd made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday. Boyd, a senior, rushed for 2,176 yards and 13 touchdowns and caught 52 passes for 358 yards in his career for the Razorbacks. Last season was his...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, right, and Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson meet after an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Eagles' troubles start at the top with personnel decisions

Dec. 1, 2020 7:29 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three years after winning a Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles are spiraling. There are questions about coach Doug Pederson’s job security and Carson Wentz’s future as quarterback. But the responsibility for the team’s collapse begins at the top. The Eagles (3-7-1)...