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Gangly adolescent giraffe Benito has a new home. Now comes the hard part — fitting in with the herd

Jan. 23, 2024 20:02 PM EST

PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — A 4-year-old giraffe named Benito arrived Tuesday at his new home in a large animal park in central Mexico. Now starts the hard part for the gangly post-adolescent: fitting in with the other giraffes in the neighborhood. The 7.5-acre (3-hectare) enclosure at...

Jordan Love and the Packers pull a wild-card stunner, beating Dak Prescott and the Cowboys 48-32

Jan. 14, 2024 22:24 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Jones grew up idolizing Emmitt Smith and the Dallas Cowboys. The Green Bay running back found a new, and most painful, way to torment the all-time rushing leader's former team. Jones ran for three touchdowns, Jordan Love threw for three...

Campaign to save Benito the Giraffe wins him a new, more spacious home in warmer southern Mexico

Jan. 08, 2024 16:53 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A campaign to save Benito the giraffe from extreme temperatures and a small enclosure in Mexico’s arid northern border city of Ciudad Juarez has finally paid off, with officials promising to move him to a more spacious animal park 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) to the south....

Steve Angeli throws for 3 TDs, No. 15 Notre Dame beats No. 21 Oregon State 40-8 in Sun Bowl

Dec. 29, 2023 19:19 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Steve Angeli passed for 232 yards and three touchdowns, guiding No. 15 Notre Dame to a 40-8 victory over No. 21 Oregon State in the Sun Bowl on Friday. Angeli went 15 for 19 and tossed TD passes of 8 yards to Jayden Thomas, 13 yards to Jordan Faison and 13...

Norfolk State squares off against South Dakota State

Dec. 21, 2023 03:53 AM EST

South Dakota State Jackrabbits (6-6) vs. Norfolk State Spartans (8-6) El Paso, Texas; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The South Dakota State Jackrabbits and the Norfolk State Spartans meet at Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The Spartans have an...

Wyoming takes on South Dakota State

Dec. 20, 2023 04:07 AM EST

South Dakota State Jackrabbits (6-5) vs. Wyoming Cowboys (6-4) El Paso, Texas; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jackrabbits -5; over/under is 146 BOTTOM LINE: The Wyoming Cowboys square off against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Don...

Wyoming Cowboys and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits play in El Paso, Texas

Dec. 19, 2023 03:49 AM EST

South Dakota State Jackrabbits (6-5) vs. Wyoming Cowboys (6-4) El Paso, Texas; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Wyoming Cowboys square off against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The Cowboys have a 6-4...

The jungle between Colombia and Panama becomes a highway for migrants from around the world

Dec. 17, 2023 09:22 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Once nearly impenetrable for migrants heading north from Latin America, the jungle between Colombia and Panama this year became a speedy but still treacherous highway for hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. Driven by economic crises, government...