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Belichick says he was unaware of filming at Bengals' game

Dec. 10, 2019 5:46 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says neither he nor his coaching staff has watched any video footage shot by an in-house production team now at the center of an NFL investigation for inappropriately filming the Cincinnati Bengals’ sideline at a recent game. ...

Column: Patriots bring us a new scandal: Spygate 2.0

Dec. 10, 2019 5:57 PM EST

Anyone who's watched the New England Patriots stumble around for the past month or so surely saw this coming. With every wobbly pass delivered by Tom Brady, every disgusted look coming from beneath Bill Belichick's hoodie, every result that went on the wrong side of New England's won-loss ledger, it was clear the...

Russia doping saga likely heads back to Switzerland's courts

Dec. 10, 2019 3:10 PM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Sports punishments imposed on Russia this week closed one big body of work for the World Anti-Doping Agency. Now, the sports lawyers can enter the field — yet again, in a doping scandal that has raged since 2014. A Russian legal challenge seems certain after Russia’s anti-doping...

Dallas Stars fire Jim Montgomery for unprofessional conduct

Dec. 10, 2019 6:26 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars fired second-year coach Jim Montgomery on Tuesday, citing unspecified unprofessional conduct in a surprising blow to one of the preseason favorites in the NHL's Western Conference. General manager Jim Nill said Montgomery had acted inconsistently with “core values and...

Ravens, 49ers, Saints are top 3 teams in AP Pro32 poll

Dec. 10, 2019 7:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens just keep on soaring. The Ravens clinched a playoff spot last week after they held off the Buffalo Bills 24-17 for their ninth consecutive victory. And the Ravens are again the unanimous choice as the top team in the latest AP Pro32 poll. For the...

Patrick Reed still the talk of the Presidents Cup

Dec. 10, 2019 11:39 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As if being the first playing captain in 25 years at the Presidents Cup weren't enough, Tiger Woods filled yet another role Tuesday at Royal Melbourne. This wasn't necessarily by design. Woods had Patrick Reed in his group for the first full practice round for a U.S. team still...

Column: Reed becoming known for more than 'Captain America'

Dec. 10, 2019 2:59 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This might be the end of that Captain America business. If it wasn't his finger-pointing interview after the Ryder Cup in France, a few swipes of sand in the Bahamas should make it a little more clear. Patrick Reed is not doing or saying the things that should make American golf...

Ravens' Jackson shrugs off leg injury, keeps focus on wins

Dec. 10, 2019 6:51 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Setting NFL records and garnering MVP votes doesn't mean that much to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who's far more interested in stacking wins and getting Baltimore to the Super Bowl. Jackson stands 23 yards shy of breaking Michael Vick's single-season record for yards rushing...

Young, McFadden, White head to Hall of Fame without Heismans

Dec. 10, 2019 4:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Young put up dizzying dual-threat numbers at Texas before it was common in college football. Arkansas' Darren McFadden was one of the first great running backs to get swept aside as college football became dominated by the wave of dual-threat quarterbacks who followed Young. Lorenzo...

MLB goes swoosh; Nike logos on upper right chest of jerseys

Dec. 10, 2019 8:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseball is going swoosh. Nike’s logo will be on the upper right chest of Major League Baseball jerseys this year, a far a more prominent position than the Majestic Athletic logo previously on sleeves. A 10-year agreement announced last January replaced a deal announced in December...

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Lin scores 15 to lift Bryant past Fordham 69-61

Dec. 10, 2019 8:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Benson Lin had 15 points and four assists as Bryant defeated Fordham 69-61 on Tuesday to win its third straight. Adam Grant had 12 points for Bryant (7-4), Michael Green III added 11 points and Patrick Harding grabbed 11 rebounds. Antwon Portley had 15 points and four assists for the Rams...

MLB goes swoosh; Nike logos on upper right chest of jerseys

Dec. 10, 2019 8:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseball is going swoosh. Nike’s logo will be on the upper right chest of Major League Baseball jerseys this year, a far a more prominent position than the Majestic Athletic logo previously on sleeves. A 10-year agreement announced last January replaced a deal announced in December...

Brady, Pats hope 3rd time is charm on clinching playoff spot

Dec. 10, 2019 7:22 PM EST

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are hoping the third time's a charm on clinching a playoff berth. The Patriots (10-3) have lost two straight games with a chance to secure their 17th postseason appearance in coach Bill Belichick's 20 seasons. This time all they have to do to join Baltimore, Kansas City and...

Gomes, Kendrick officially back to World Series champ Nats

Dec. 10, 2019 7:15 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doing their best to keep as much of their World Series roster intact as possible, the Washington Nationals announced they re-signed catcher Yan Gomes and infielder Howie Kendrick on Tuesday, a day after bringing back Stephen Strasburg for $245 million. Gomes agreed to a $10 million,...

Jets won't discipline Bell for bowling after flu absence

Dec. 10, 2019 7:12 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell will be spared from team discipline after his weekend bowling outing. The New York Jets running back missed the team's 22-21 win Sunday against Miami while continuing to recover from the flu, which kept him out of practice for two days last week. Coach Adam Gase said...

Thomas out 4 games for violating substance abuse policy

Dec. 10, 2019 7:05 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins cornerback Simeon Thomas has been suspended four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The league announced Thomas’ suspension Tuesday that extends through the end of this season and Week 1 of 2020. Thomas is suspended without pay during...

Giants add infielder Cozart, prospect in trade with Angels

Dec. 10, 2019 7:05 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants bolstered their infield Tuesday by acquiring Zack Cozart and prospect Will Wilson from the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named or cash. Cozart, if healthy after missing significant time in 2019 with shoulder and neck injuries, can play second or provide...

Ravens, 49ers, Saints are top 3 teams in AP Pro32 poll

Dec. 10, 2019 7:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens just keep on soaring. The Ravens clinched a playoff spot last week after they held off the Buffalo Bills 24-17 for their ninth consecutive victory. And the Ravens are again the unanimous choice as the top team in the latest AP Pro32 poll. For the...

Friends spent 79 days cycling across the country

Dec. 10, 2019 7:02 PM EST

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Moss Kahler, 69, of Brattleboro and Jim Robinson, 70, of Putney are seasoned cyclists, but when they spent 79 days riding their bicycles across the country this summer — carrying about 50 pounds of gear, from sleeping bags and tents to repair kits, electronics and snacks...

McLean leads St. Francis (NY) over Presbyterian 64-63

Dec. 10, 2019 7:00 PM EST

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — Unique McLean had 19 points and eight rebounds and Chauncey Hawkins posted 17 points and five steals as St. Francis (NY) narrowly beat Presbyterian 64-63 on Tuesday. Deniz Celen had 13 points for St. Francis (NY) (4-6). Yaradyah Evans added seven rebounds. JC Younger had 12...