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Early round of World Cup full of upsets and surprises

Sep. 26, 2018 3:41 AM EDT

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The preliminary round of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup had its share of upsets, comebacks and surprises. Two African nations qualified for the knockout round, with Nigeria and Senegal both advancing. It's the first time that any team from that continent has made...

Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times

Sep. 26, 2018 1:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Texas man suspected of killing three people and seriously injuring four in a string of attacks on sleeping Southern California men — most of them homeless — had a long criminal history and had been deported from the United States six times, immigration officials said...

The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved

Sep. 25, 2018 11:46 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bill Cosby's accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault. Some of the women who allege Cosby drugged and raped them spoke out Tuesday after he was...

Tennessee eager to move forward after Florida fiasco

Sep. 25, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has lost 10 straight games to Power Five opponents, hasn't beaten a Southeastern Conference team since 2016 and now must face three straight top-10 foes. So it would be understandable for the Volunteers to have a crisis of confidence after committing six turnovers last...

Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

Sep. 25, 2018 11:00 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a reckoning...

Stanford's O-line needs to fix 'little' things to help Love

Sep. 25, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Love has yet to match last year's record-setting season and Stanford football coach David Shaw said lack of consistent play by the offensive line has been a major contributor. Hit by injuries, the offensive line has yet to start the same five guys in back-to-back games, and...

Demoted Clemson QB Bryant misses 2nd straight practice

Sep. 25, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Demoted Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant missed his second straight practice since freshman Trevor Lawrence was picked to start for the No. 3 Tigers on Saturday against Syracuse. Bryant was given Monday's workout off by Dabo Swinney after what the coach said was an "emotional" talk...

Villanova set to defend national title in rebuilding year

Sep. 25, 2018 8:35 PM EDT

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Under construction: The finishing touches on the $60 million-plus in renovations of Villanova's on-campus home and the national champions that will call it home. On a miserable, soggy Tuesday, the glass entrance of the refurbished digs sparkled across the street from Villanova's...

Spartans coming off another uneven performance on offense

Sep. 25, 2018 8:08 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State scored 35 points last weekend, which is normally a good sign for an offense. This time, that figure came with a caveat. "The way I kind of looked at it is the offense only scored 21," quarterback Brian Lewerke said. "We have to score more than that if we want to...

Retrial begins for man accused in woman's burning death

Sep. 25, 2018 7:57 PM EDT

BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Quinton Tellis is the man on trial for killing a Mississippi woman by setting her on fire, but much of the first day's testimony focused on emergency workers' reports that Jessica Chambers told them an "Eric" had attacked her. That testimony came Tuesday after prosecutors tried to...