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Black Friday shoppers wear face masks as the leave Saks Fifth Avenue flagships store empty handed, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

Nov. 27, 2020 6:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy. In normal times, Black Friday is...

FILE - Utah guard Both Gach (11) advances the ball up-court while Arizona State's Romello White (23) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tempe, Ariz., in this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, file photo. Gach switched schools to be closer to his family during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now at Minnesota, the junior guard has been granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA.(AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)

NCAA approves transfer Gach to play right away for Minnesota

Nov. 9, 2020 2:37 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota junior guard Both Gach was granted immediate eligibility Monday by the NCAA after he transferred from Utah. Gach and the Gophers had applied for a waiver to play this season, having switched schools to be closer to his family during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 6-foot-6,...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

The Latest: Wentz has early interception against 49ers

Oct. 4, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT) ___ 8:35 p.m. Carson Wentz has thrown his NFL-worst seventh interception of the season for the Philadelphia Eagles. Wentz’s early season struggles for the Eagles are showing no signs of ending. The Eagles went three-and-out on their first drive against San...