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Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for rant over immigrants

Nov. 11, 2019 10:31 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Don Cherry, Canada's most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants "you people" in a television rant in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country's fallen soldiers. Rogers Sportsnet President Bart Yabsley announced the...

Seismologists measure shake from fans at MLS championship

Nov. 11, 2019 1:43 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seismologists in Washington state have used Major League Soccer's championship as an opportunity to study information collected while fans shook the stadium. KING-TV reported the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network installed seismic monitors at CenturyLink Field Sunday for the championship...

LSU-Alabama scores most-watched game of season for CBS

Nov. 10, 2019 2:53 PM EST

The LSU-Alabama game drew 16.636 million viewers for CBS, making it the most-watched college football game of the season. CBS said LSU's 46-41 victory against Alabama, a matchup of the AP Top 25's No. 1 and No. 2 teams, scored a 9.7 rating, the highest for any regular-season college football game on any network...

AP source: CBS to air Champions League in US starting in '21

Nov. 8, 2019 5:51 PM EST

Champions League broadcasts in the U.S. will move from Turner to CBS beginning with the 2021-22 season, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement for U.S. English-language rights had not been announced by...

New pass interference reviews lead to lots of confusion

Nov. 8, 2019 11:03 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the yellow flag flew for defensive pass interference on Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes in a recent game, coach Mike Zimmer immediately contested the call. His newfound right to seek a replay, however, went unexercised. The email Zimmer received earlier in the day from...

Fox Sports fires Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter

Nov. 7, 2019 4:29 PM EST

Fox Sports has fired Cris Carter after three years at the network. Fox Sports issued a statement Thursday saying Carter was no longer at the network and had no further comment. The Pro Football Hall of Famer had been a co-host of FS1's "First Things First" morning show since its launch in 2017. Carter had not...

Column: NFL riding wave of sports betting

Nov. 7, 2019 2:54 PM EST

Luckily, the black cat making its primetime debut at MetLife Stadium didn't seem to be an omen. The cat not only found the end zone but found a way to escape Monday night, which is more than most members of the Giants can do before their season is mercifully over. That's life midway through the NFL's 100th...

ACC coaches not fond of league's Friday night showcases

Nov. 6, 2019 12:03 PM EST

When the Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule was finalized, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson did a double-take — none of his team's first three games would be on a Saturday. "To me it was just circumstantial that we got picked for three games," said Clawson, whose Demon Deacons wound up playing all...

NFL at 100: Saints top Falcons in post-Katrina 'Domecoming'

Nov. 6, 2019 11:01 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The half-century-old rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints produced a moment so poignant that a statue was placed outside the Superdome to commemorate it. The 9-foot bronze, entitled "Rebirth," depicts the moment New Orleans special teams standout Steve Gleason dove...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Nov. 5, 2019 5:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 28-Nov. 3. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. World Series Game 7: Washington at Houston, Fox, 23.22 million. 2. NFL Football: New England at Baltimore, NBC, 22.03 million. 3. World Series Game 6: Washington at...