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WVa virus cases drop for first time in months; deaths way up

Sep. 20, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Active coronavirus cases in West Virginia have fallen dramatically in recent days, bringing a hope that the latest surge is at or past its peak but prompting warnings that deaths and record hospitalizations will continue to swell before dropping, too, officials said...

‘The Crown’ wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television’s top honor

Sep. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ‘The Crown’ wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television’s top honor.

Miami wins third straight for first time in club history

Sep. 14, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Christian Makoun scored on a penalty kick in the 95th minute and Inter Miami beat 10-man Toronto FC 1-0 on Tuesday night for their first three-game winning streak in club history. Miami (9-9-5) has won five of its last six matches, with one draw,...

Maryland prepares for program's first road game at Illinois

Sep. 14, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — This week Maryland plays at Illinois for the first time in program history — which says a lot about how new the Terrapins still are to the Big Ten. However, the Terps do have a couple coaches who are plenty familiar with the Illinois program....

Broncos above .500 for first time in more than 1,000 days

Sep. 13, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Game balls went to newcomers George Paton and Teddy Bridgewater and to old-timer Von Miller following Denver's 27-13 demolition of the New York Giants in their opener. Paton is the architect of this rebuilt roster and Bridgewater his crowning...

Jets' young cornerbacks to get first big test vs. Panthers

Sep. 10, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are heading into the season with glaring youth and inexperience at cornerback. That means the secondary could certainly end up being a primary concern, starting Sunday at Carolina. Unless, of course, the kids are all right. ...

Kansas first Power 5 to play at Coastal Carolina

Sep. 08, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

Kansas (1-0) at No. 17 Coastal Carolina (1-0), Friday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Coastal Carolina by 25 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Coastal Carolina leads 2-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Phoenix firefighter is department's first COVID-19 death

Sep. 07, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A longtime Phoenix firefighter has died from complications of COVID-19, marking the first time the city has lost a firefighter to the pandemic. The Phoenix Fire Department said in a statement that Miguel Angulo, a firefighter-paramedic, died Monday after...

Bang, bang! Pair of 1st-pitch HRs for 1st time in decades

Sep. 02, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami Marlins leadoff batter Miguel Rojas and New York Mets counterpart Jonathan Villar each homered on the first pitch they saw Thursday night, the first time that's happened in a major league game since at least 1985, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. ...

Jam & Lewis are back for the first time with 'Volume One'

Aug. 31, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If anyone questions being too old to try something new, look no further than iconic music producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. “As you get older in life, we realized that there’s less first times you get to actually experience things,” said Jam....