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Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Nov. 13, 2018 1:20 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Le'Veon Bell watch is almost over for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The star running back has until 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon to sign his one-year franchise tender and be eligible to play this season. Coach Mike Tomlin says the AFC North-leading Steelers (6-2-1) have not heard from Bell,...

Japan rallies to beat MLB All-Stars 5-3 to lead series 3-1

Nov. 13, 2018 9:33 AM EST

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Ryosuke Kikuchi drove in the go-ahead run on a squeeze bunt as Japan rallied with four runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the MLB All-Stars 5-3 and take a 3-1 lead in their six-game exhibition series on Tuesday. The ninth-inning comeback started when Kirby Yates walked...

AP All-America Watch: WVU's top tackler; UCLA's talented TE

Nov. 13, 2018 1:07 PM EST

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The ninth All-America watch of the season features West Virginia's virtually unblockable linebacker, UCLA's bright spot tight end and...

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Nov. 13, 2018 1:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked. The Brooklyn Nets said Tuesday their leading scorer suffered only a dislocation of his right foot and no fractures, and he could return this season. That's far better than what was feared when LeVert's leg appeared to bend in a gruesome...

Bilas: College basketball players will one day be paid

Nov. 13, 2018 12:18 PM EST

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he's not sure top players will forgo a year on the big stage in college to play in the NBA's developmental league. Bilas joins co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg to discuss the opening of the...

Caps' Wilson has suspension cut to 14 games by arbitrator

Nov. 13, 2018 1:18 PM EST

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator and is eligible to play immediately. Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Oskar Sundqvist in each team's preseason finale. The ruling by...

Hue Jackson back in Cincinnati, helping to run defense

Nov. 13, 2018 10:39 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed. The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati's historically bad defense. Lewis was fired by the Cleveland Browns...

NFL players are reprising some old, costly celebrations

Nov. 13, 2018 2:45 AM EST

NFL players seem to have run out of creative ways to celebrate. Either that, or they've decided to pay homage to the players they grew up watching, even if it costs them some funds for injecting fun into the game. Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill was the latest to go old school when he commemorated his second...

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking

Nov. 13, 2018 2:43 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year's NCAA Tournament, then going on the road to hand a ranked West Virginia team its first loss in a home opener in 15 years. The 25th-ranked Bulls won't surprise anyone now, not with the program's first appearance in the...

Thailand's child boxing debated after 13-year-old's death

Nov. 13, 2018 9:07 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out during a kickboxing match in Thailand has sparked debate over whether to ban matches involving children. The death of Anucha Tasako came after a Muay Thai — Thai boxing — match Saturday in the Bangkok suburb of Samut Prakarn....

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Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Nov. 13, 2018 1:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked. The Brooklyn Nets said Tuesday their leading scorer suffered only a dislocation of his right foot and no fractures, and he could return this season. That's far better than what was feared when LeVert's leg appeared to bend in a gruesome...

Things to know about Michelle Obama's book, arena tour

Nov. 13, 2018 1:33 PM EST

Michelle Obama's 12-stop jaunt across the country — and an ocean — is not your average book tour. Of course, the former first lady is not your average author. Oprah Winfrey will join Obama Tuesday night at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, as she begins the tour touting...

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Nov. 13, 2018 1:20 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Le'Veon Bell watch is almost over for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The star running back has until 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon to sign his one-year franchise tender and be eligible to play this season. Coach Mike Tomlin says the AFC North-leading Steelers (6-2-1) have not heard from Bell,...

Caps' Wilson has suspension cut to 14 games by arbitrator

Nov. 13, 2018 1:18 PM EST

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator and is eligible to play immediately. Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Oskar Sundqvist in each team's preseason finale. The ruling by...

Atlanta United's Martino voted MLS coach of year

Nov. 13, 2018 1:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United's Gerardo "Tata" Martino has been voted coach of the year in Major League Soccer. Martino won his first award after guiding Atlanta through another record-breaking season. Backed by record crowds, Atlanta United earned its first playoff series win by beating New York City FC...

AP All-America Watch: WVU's top tackler; UCLA's talented TE

Nov. 13, 2018 1:07 PM EST

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The ninth All-America watch of the season features West Virginia's virtually unblockable linebacker, UCLA's bright spot tight end and...

Lynx assistant James Wade hired as Chicago Sky coach

Nov. 13, 2018 12:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Lynx assistant James Wade has been hired to coach the Chicago Sky. Wade replaces Amber Stocks, who was let go after compiling a 25-43 record in two seasons with Chicago. The Sky didn't make the playoffs either year. The 43-year-old Wade was an assistant with the San Antonio Stars...

Premier League hires Discovery's Susanna Dinnage as CEO

Nov. 13, 2018 12:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive on Tuesday, making her the most powerful female executive in global sports. Dinnage will leave her role as global president of Discovery's Animal Planet brand early next year to succeed Richard...

Running backs play key role in Washington State's Air Raid

Nov. 13, 2018 12:25 PM EST

While quarterback Gardner Minshew is getting most of the attention, running backs James Williams and Max Borghi have also helped fuel the rise of No. 8 Washington State this season. Williams and Borghi play key roles in the complex Air Raid offense, which is mostly geared to passing. In Saturday's 31-7 blowout of...

Bilas: College basketball players will one day be paid

Nov. 13, 2018 12:18 PM EST

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he's not sure top players will forgo a year on the big stage in college to play in the NBA's developmental league. Bilas joins co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg to discuss the opening of the...