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No. 13 Oregon ends No. 5 Utah's playoff hopes with 37-15 win

Dec. 7, 2019 1:26 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The one constant all season for Utah was the ability to control the trenches against any opponent. With a possible playoff berth and first Pac-12 title in school history on the line, the Utes more than met their match against Oregon. CJ Verdell ran for 208 yards and broke open...

Italian priest, and 2 Kenyan men who say he’s their father

Dec. 6, 2019 10:18 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Steven Lacchin grew up a fatherless boy, but he knew some very basic facts about the man who was his father. He knew Lacchin, the name on his Kenyan birth certificate, was his dad’s name. He knew that Mario Lacchin abandoned him and his mother. When he was older, he learned...

Italian sports daily under fire for Black Friday headline

Dec. 5, 2019 2:06 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — A leading Italian sports daily faced widespread criticism for a headline reading “Black Friday” and featuring two black soccer players on Thursday’s cover. Corriere dello Sport ran photos of Roma defender Chris Smalling and Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku ahead Friday's...

Playoff spot on line for No. 5 Utah in Pac-12 title game

Dec. 5, 2019 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Pac-12 championship game has largely been an afterthought for the rest of the country the past two seasons with the conference mostly out of contention when it comes to the all-important College Football Playoff. That will be far from the case this year when there will be...

Trial dates set for SEAL, Marine charged in soldier's death

Dec. 5, 2019 9:43 AM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has announced trial dates for a U.S. Navy SEAL and a Marine charged in the hazing-related death of a Green Beret. SEAL Tony DeDolph and Marine Mario Madera-Rodriguez are among four American servicemen charged in Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's death in the African country of...

New Mexico State to keep football head coach Doug Martin

Dec. 4, 2019 12:28 AM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State athletics director Mario Moccia says Aggies head coach Doug Martin will return for his eighth season. Moccia told the Las Cruces Sun-News on Monday he believes Martin will get the Aggies back in a bowl game despite the team’s 2-10 record this season. Moccia...

Lagarde: Eurozone growth is weak, stimulus working

Dec. 2, 2019 11:59 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — New European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said Monday that economic growth “remains weak” in the 19 countries that use the euro but gave no indication she is contemplating adding to the stimulus enacted by her predecessor, Mario Draghi. Lagarde said in...

Police: Intoxicated man choked California officer

Nov. 30, 2019 12:47 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man allegedly choked a female police officer until she nearly passed out after she and other officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in Riverside. Riverside police say 41-year-old Salvador Mario Martinez was arrested Thursday on suspicion of...

Oregon looks to rebound against Oregon State in Civil War

Nov. 29, 2019 5:11 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The No. 14 Oregon Ducks not only have to steel themselves for motivated Oregon State, they have to guard against letting the disappointment of Arizona State defeat them again. Oregon was cruising toward a possible bid in the College Football Playoff last weekend when they were upended...

Saints showcased depth, dynamism in clinching NFC South

Nov. 29, 2019 4:36 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From Taysom Hill’s deflection of Atlanta’s first punt to Cameron Jordan’s victory-sealing fourth-down sack in the final minutes, the New Orleans Saints clinched their third straight the NFC South title by demonstrating how complete of a team they've become. New...