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Kentucky ex-basketball coach convicted of player's sodomy

Nov. 12, 2019 2:23 AM EST

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — A man who co-founded and coached a local basketball program in Kentucky has been convicted of sodomizing one of its teen players. News outlets report 43-year-old Corvell Conley was convicted Friday and acquitted of his initial charge of third-degree rape. Conley was arrested in April...

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Nov. 12, 2019 2:08 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown....

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...

Cincinnati gets 1st win under John Brannen, 81-59 over Drake

Nov. 11, 2019 9:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen's first win at Cincinnati was no big deal. The Bearcats had a low-key celebration in the locker room after their 81-59 victory over Drake on Monday night that displayed their new up-tempo offense under their first-year head coach. "We clapped it up, that's about it," center...

Jets, Gase take positive step with win, but lots more to do

Nov. 11, 2019 7:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold is well aware of all the frustrated fans out there, unhappy with the New York Jets' disappointing start and calling for Adam Gase's job. A victory over the lowly Giants on Sunday might have tempered all the venom — for now. But the Jets quarterback made it clear he...

Arkansas AD on football: 'I have to get this search right'

Nov. 11, 2019 6:13 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek said Monday he felt the football program was moving in reverse over the past month, leading to the firing of second-year coach Chad Morris after 22 games. Morris was 4-18 in two seasons and was winless in Southeastern Conference games....

Former Spartan, NFL receiver Charles Rogers dies at age 38

Nov. 11, 2019 4:38 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State star and Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers has died at the age of 38. A woman who identified herself as Cathy Rogers, his mother, confirmed the death Monday in a phone call from The Associated Press. Other details were not immediately known. Marshall Thomas, Rogers'...

Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game

Nov. 11, 2019 4:13 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Back when Bruce Weber was an up-and-coming assistant on Gene Keady's staff at Purdue, the coach would spend countless hours on planes and behind the wheel to catch as many high school basketball games as possible. He would walk into the gymnasium of an elite prospect on a cold...

Browns coach Kitchens: Benching of WR Callaway only 1 game

Nov. 11, 2019 3:06 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said wide receiver Antonio Callaway's benching was a one-game punishment. Callaway didn't play in Sunday's 19-16 victory over the Buffalo Bills after being a surprising healthy scratch despite quarterback Baker Mayfield saying the receiver had been included in...

Army assistant coach Mike Viti wins Armed Forces Merit Award

Nov. 11, 2019 11:27 AM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army assistant football coach Mike Viti is the winner of the Armed Forces Merit Award. The award began in 2012 to honor an individual or group in football. Viti was selected on Veterans Day by a seven-person committee made up of Football Writers Association of America members and...