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Duke climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 following Kentucky’s loss

Nov. 18, 2019 1:57 PM EST

Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released...

Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over

Nov. 18, 2019 1:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over. The Fighting Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, stopping a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked. It was the third...

Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after hip surgery

Nov. 18, 2019 1:30 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has had surgery on his right hip. Alabama team surgeon Dr. Lyle Cain said Monday the procedure in Houston was successful. Cain described Tagovailoa’s prognosis as “excellent” and reiterated that he is expected to make a full...

Browns’ Garrett has appeal set for Wednesday

Nov. 18, 2019 1:14 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett on Wednesday will have his appeal for his indefinite NFL suspension for striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet. Former NFL player James Thrash will hear the appeal. Thrash and Pro Football Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks are...

Browns’ Richardson feels Steelers QB deserved punishment

Nov. 18, 2019 2:17 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson believes Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph deserved to be punished for his role in Myles Garrett striking him with a helmet. Garrett was suspended indefinitely by the NFL for his violent actions and he’ll have his appeal heard Wednesday....

Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Nov. 18, 2019 12:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. He is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A...

On weekend of blowouts, Broncos bow out

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

On a day of blowouts, the Denver Broncos blew it. Wipeouts ruled the weekend, led by the Ravens' 41-7 smoking of the Texans in which Lamar Jackson completely outshined Deshaun Watson, turning the much-hyped showdown between the two double-threat QBs into a one-sided affair. Jackson has now beaten Tom Brady,...

Gurley, Brown help Rams ground out 17-7 win over Bears

Nov. 18, 2019 2:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Gurley was told by Rams coach Sean McVay before Sunday night’s game against the Chicago Bears that he was going to be a focal point of Los Angeles’ offense. Gurley rose to the occasion and delivered his best game of the season. The All-Pro running back had a...

NFL ICYMI: ‘Sell the team!’ chants at latest Skins debacle

Nov. 18, 2019 3:24 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — No matter how loud the chants of “Sell the team!” directed at Daniel Snyder were, no matter how sadly empty the stadium was, no matter how poorly his Washington Redskins are playing, no matter how unsuccessful his ownership has been for two decades, there’s no...

Edelman’s TD pass leads Patriots over Eagles 17-10

Nov. 17, 2019 9:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Julian Edelman’s touchdown toss had Bill Belichick flashing a slight smile and cracking some jokes. Edelman threw a go-ahead 15-yard TD pass to Phillip Dorsett and the New England Patriots rallied for a 17-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Tom Brady threw for 216...

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The Latest: 2 gunmen targeted California home where 4 died

Nov. 18, 2019 2:34 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a backyard party in central California (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Authorities say a central California house where four people were killed in a backyard shooting had been targeted after a some of the men at the party were involved in a disturbance...

Sly Blue to play home games at Red Bull Arena

Nov. 18, 2019 2:22 PM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sky Blue of the National Women's Soccer League will play their home games next season at Red Bull Arena, home of Major League Soccer’s New Jersey Red Bulls. The teams announced the agreement on Monday. Sky Blue has played home matches at Yurcak Field, a 5,000-seat stadium on...

American reveals 11-team football schedule for 2020, ‘21

Nov. 18, 2019 2:21 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference approved an 11-team schedule for the 2020 and ’21 football seasons that includes eight games per year and each school facing every other member at least once. The AAC announced its two-year plan for scheduling Monday. The conference recently...

4 die in Illinois crash after high school football game

Nov. 18, 2019 2:21 PM EST

VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) — A small Illinois school is grieving the deaths of two students in a weekend crash that also killed the grandparents of one of the girls. Fourteen-year-old Vandalia High School freshman Jenna Protz died along with her grandparents, 73-year-old William Protz and 72-year-old Jackolyn...

Browns’ Richardson feels Steelers QB deserved punishment

Nov. 18, 2019 2:17 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson believes Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph deserved to be punished for his role in Myles Garrett striking him with a helmet. Garrett was suspended indefinitely by the NFL for his violent actions and he’ll have his appeal heard Wednesday....

UConn guard charged with evading police is granted probation

Nov. 18, 2019 2:03 PM EST

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — UConn guard James Bouknight was accepted Monday into a probation program designed to leave him without a criminal record in connection with a September traffic accident. The freshman, who was charged with evading responsibility, interfering with police, driving without a license and...

Paris mayor disturbed by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

Nov. 18, 2019 2:03 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The IOC signed up Airbnb as an Olympic sponsor sparking concerns from 2024 host city Paris that the home-sharing company is contributing to the rising cost of rents in the French capital. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues with the...

Duke climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 following Kentucky’s loss

Nov. 18, 2019 1:57 PM EST

Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released...

Old traditions persevere as new Davis Cup begins in Madrid

Nov. 18, 2019 1:55 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Costume-wearing fans, boisterous crowds, exciting matches. Old traditions were preserved when the revamped Davis Cup began a new era on Monday in Madrid. As the 18-team Davis Cup Finals got underway in its new weeklong World Cup-style format at the “Magic Box” tennis complex,...

BYU extends coach Kalani Sitake's contract through 2023

Nov. 18, 2019 1:53 PM EST

BYU has extended the contract of coach Kalani Sitake through the 2023 season. The school said Monday that the extension adds three years to the original deal Sitake signed after taking over the program in 2015. Sitake is 26-23 overall in his fourth season with the Cougars and has also led BYU to three bowl games....