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Cowboys score 33 points in 4th quarter, rout Colts 54-19

Dec. 05, 2022 02:16 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas safety Malik Hooker had no idea what he was starting with a fumble return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter against his former team. The 38-yard TD return was part of a 33-point fourth quarter that turned a close game into the Cowboys' 54-19...

Deshaun Watson returns from ban, declines to express remorse

Dec. 04, 2022 18:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson signed autographs, posed for selfies, ignored the boos and earned a sloppy win. Again, he declined to express remorse for behavior that earned him an 11-game suspension. Back in his old home to play his first game in 700 days, Watson...

CFP: Georgia vs Ohio St in Peach; Michigan vs TCU in Fiesta

Dec. 04, 2022 17:50 PM EST

For this college football season, the BCS probably would have been fine. Two days after the College Football Playoff announced it is expanding to 12 teams, the field of four to determine this season’s national champion included two schools that did not even win their conferences. ...

Ronaldo looks to shine like Mbappé and Messi at World Cup

Dec. 05, 2022 03:41 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Kylian Mbappé is the top scorer. Lionel Messi has been thrilling fans with his goals and dribbles. So what about Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the other superstars at the World Cup? OK, he's broken a tournament record by becoming the first player to score a goal at...

Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again; McGriff elected

Dec. 04, 2022 22:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, almost two decades after his final game, he got the question. Asked if Barry Bonds belonged in Cooperstown, a smiling McGriff responded: “Honestly, right now, I'm going to just enjoy this...

49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo out for season with broken left foot

Dec. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending left foot injury Sunday, dealing a big blow to one of the NFL's top teams. Garoppolo got hurt on the opening drive of a 33-17 win over the Miami Dolphins and will need to undergo...

Ravens hopeful on Lamar Jackson injury, confident in Huntley

Dec. 04, 2022 18:16 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Just like last year, the Baltimore Ravens are prepared to enter the pivotal part of their season without star quarterback Lamar Jackson. The big difference is, this time Jackson is expected to return and Tyler Huntley appears far more comfortable in his role as a...

Burrow tops Mahomes again, rallies Bengals past Chiefs 27-24

Dec. 04, 2022 23:38 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow got a huge assist from his defense in another riveting duel with Patrick Mahomes. With the Chiefs leading Burrow's Bengals 24-20 early in in the fourth quarter on Sunday, Mahomes hooked up with Travis Kelce, who rumbled for a big gain. But while Bengals...

Coach Prime delivers pizzazz to college football's wasteland

Dec. 04, 2022 20:05 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Part politician, part preacher and part pitchman, Deion Sanders fired up a crowd of alumni, boosters, former players and other VIPs celebrating his hire as Colorado's coach on Sunday. He spewed motivational sayings that he promised will soon adorn the walls...

Davis scores 55 points, leads Lakers over Wizards 130-119

Dec. 04, 2022 21:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Davis dazzled so much, he heard fans chanting “MVP!” And that came while playing on the road. Davis scored 55 points on sizzling 22-of-30 shooting and added 17 rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Lakers over the Washington Wizards 130-119 Sunday night. ...

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What next for African champ Senegal after World Cup exit?

Dec. 05, 2022 05:17 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — African champion Senegal was outplayed by England and given a reality check as it was eliminated in the last 16 at the World Cup. Senegal was missing its best player in Sadio Mane through injury and was also hampered by the absence of other key players against...

UAE leader makes surprise visit to Qatar following boycott

Dec. 05, 2022 04:38 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The leader of the United Arab Emirates made a surprise visit on Monday to Qatar as it is hosting the World Cup — his first since leading a yearslong four-nation boycott of Doha over a political dispute that poisoned regional relations. Sheikh Mohammed bin...

Sterling leaves England World Cup camp after home break-in

Dec. 05, 2022 04:13 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England forward Raheem Sterling has left his team’s World Cup camp in Qatar and returned to the U.K. after a break-in at his home. The 27-year-old Manchester City player missed England’s 3-0 win against Senegal in its round of 16 match Sunday and it was not...

World Cup fans find booze at hotels, Qatar's 1 liquor store

Dec. 05, 2022 04:08 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — In a dusty neighborhood on the outskirts of Qatar's capital, guards stand duty at a gated compound ringed with razor wire, carefully checking passports and permits before allowing anyone inside. But this isn't a prison or a high-security area associated with the ongoing World...

Ronaldo looks to shine like Mbappé and Messi at World Cup

Dec. 05, 2022 03:41 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Kylian Mbappé is the top scorer. Lionel Messi has been thrilling fans with his goals and dribbles. So what about Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the other superstars at the World Cup? OK, he's broken a tournament record by becoming the first player to score a goal at...

Texas Football magazine high school playoff pairings

Dec. 05, 2022 03:07 AM EST

Here are the high school football playoff sites and times for the state semifinals, and six-man championships, provided by Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press: CLASS 6A DIVISION I State Semifinals Prosper...

Cowboys score 33 points in 4th quarter, rout Colts 54-19

Dec. 05, 2022 02:16 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas safety Malik Hooker had no idea what he was starting with a fumble return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter against his former team. The 38-yard TD return was part of a 33-point fourth quarter that turned a close game into the Cowboys' 54-19...

Colts buried under avalanche of turnovers in blowout loss

Dec. 05, 2022 01:24 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The biggest of four turnovers from Matt Ryan came late in the second quarter, setting up a Dallas touchdown when the Indianapolis quarterback had a chance to put the Colts back in front. His giveaways in the fourth quarter were more about making history for...

Trail Blazers beat Pacers in Lillard's return from injury

Dec. 05, 2022 00:42 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jerami Grant scored 28 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over the Indiana Pacers 116-100 on Sunday night. Blazers star Damian Lillard scored 21 points and had six assists in his first game since returning from a calf strain he suffered on Nov. 19....

Warnock, Walker: Starkly different choices for Black voters

Dec. 05, 2022 00:33 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Raphael Warnock is the first Black U.S. senator from Georgia, having broken the color barrier for one of the original 13 states with a special election victory in January 2021, almost 245 years after the nation’s founding. Now he hopes to add another distinction by...