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India vs Pakistan: More than just cricket at the World Cup

Jun. 15, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's the contest for continental supremacy played on a global stage. It's the mini-title game of the World Cup group stage for more than 1 billion people in two cricket-crazed countries — the nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan. The sport British colonizers...

Raptors' title sees Canada set viewing, spending records

Jun. 14, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around. The NBA said Friday that 56% percent of the Canadian population watched at least some part of the NBA Finals, with an average viewership of about 8 million for the Toronto Raptors'...

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 before Hall enshrinement

Jun. 14, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On a cool night in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016, John Elway thrust the Lombardi Trophy into the air and hollered, "This one's for Pat!" It came 18 years after Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen had declared, "This one's for John!" following the franchise's first Super Bowl...

At least 6 men's hoops programs to face NCAA allegations

Jun. 13, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the latest fallout in the college basketball corruption scandal. Stan Wilcox, vice president for regulatory affairs for the NCAA, tells CBS Sports two high-profile...

Raiders picked to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

Jun. 11, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced Tuesday that the Raiders will be featured on the network's "Hard Knocks" show in training camp this summer that gives a behind-the-scenes look at an NFL team. Gruden spent nine seasons as the lead analyst on...

Ratings show no need to worry about HBO post-'Thrones'

Jun. 11, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Every time a popular HBO series ends, the network faces a round of stories essentially asking, "is there life for HBO after (fill in the blank). This time, it was "Game of Thrones." Based on early indications, its executives shouldn't worry too much. The series "Big Little Lies" returned...

Nielsen's top programs for June 3-9

Jun. 11, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 3-9. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NBA Finals: Toronto at Golden State, Game 3, ABC, 13.35 million. 2. NBA Finals: Toronto at Golden State, Game 4, ABC, 12.79 million. 3. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 9.82...

Pucks and ponies abroad: Olczyk to work first Royal Ascot

Jun. 11, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

Eddie Olczyk already bounces back and forth during the spring between the NHL playoffs and horse racing's Triple Crown. Now he's adding a new stop on his pucks and ponies tour. Olczyk will go from the broadcast booth at Boston's TD Garden for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final to Ascot Racecourse in England to work...

The Latest: Warriors rally, force Game 6 in NBA Finals

Jun. 10, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Kyle Lowry's 3-pointer at the buzzer was well off, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a six-point deficit in the final three minutes to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals...

Fighting for rights, Spain women aim for landmark tournament

Jun. 8, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish women's national team is hoping a strong performance at the World Cup will give the sport a boost just at the moment that players are fighting for their rights as professional athletes. Women's soccer has experienced massive growth since the 2015 World Cup, when Spain...