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Udoka: Celtics haven't talked to Kanter about Tibet comments

Oct. 22, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka said Friday night that he hasn’t talked to center Enes Kanter about the player's criticism of the Chinese government that led to the team's games being pulled off television there. “We know it’s out there,” Udoka said...

Journalist imprisoned over leaked UAE-Iraq pre-game comments

Oct. 22, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates on Friday announced they had imprisoned a television journalist over apparently leaked pre-match comments made before the Emirates' tie with Iraq during a World Cup qualifier earlier this month. ...

After Kanter's Tibet comments, Celtics blacked out in China

Oct. 21, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate Tibetan independence. Kanter, as part of a series of social media posts,...

Favre fan Heinicke savors chance to play at Lambeau Field

Oct. 21, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Washington’s Taylor Heinicke grew up watching Green Bay Packers games on television and idolizing Brett Favre, their Hall of Fame quarterback. Now the 28-year-old quarterback is about to match up with Favre’s successor as Washington tries to...

Arizona Cardinals flying solo at top of latest AP Pro32 poll

Oct. 19, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The birds in the desert are still flying high. And as the NFL's only remaining unbeaten team, the Cardinals retained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Cardinals received all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in...

Titans banged up, resilient, ready to build off 34-31 win

Oct. 19, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans just passed their biggest test this season even with an injury report that grows with each passing game. Call it poise, resiliency or the old cliche of next man up, it certainly helps having the NFL's best rusher in Derrick...

CBS wins for first time this season, led by '60 Minutes'

Oct. 19, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS won its first week of the new television season, primarily by being the network of choice for people who wanted to watch something other than sports. CBS had 14 of the 20 most-watched non-sports shows on network television last week, while NBC had...

CFP expansion: Bump Army-Navy or go head-to-head with NFL?

Oct. 14, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

If a 12-team format is the future of the College Football Playoff —- and odds are that it still is despite a recent detour on the road to expansion — among the many details that need to be worked out is when it would start. There are two choices that will be...

ESPN secures rights to Monday night wild-card game

Oct. 13, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN has signed a five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast the Monday night game during the first weekend of the playoffs, beginning this season. The announcement was made by ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro at the CAA World Congress of Sport. The NFL...

Mark Harmon makes quiet exit as 'NCIS' regular on CBS

Oct. 12, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lead character of television's most popular drama exited the show Monday without a fuss, and without the immediate ratings bump that would be expected if there had been. “NCIS” star Mark Harmon, who has played Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs...