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OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed

Nov. 8, 2019 8:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news site he had been drunk, disruptive and unruly. Simpson, on parole in Nevada for a 2008 conviction for armed robbery and assault with a...

Chiefs-Titans Preview Capsule

Nov. 7, 2019 1:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY (6-3) AT TENNESSEE (4-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Chiefs 5-4; Titans 4-5 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 29-23 LAST MEETING — Titans beat Chiefs 22-21, Jan. 6, 2018, in AFC wild-card game LAST WEEK — Chiefs beat Vikings 26-23;...

NFL At 100: Arrival of 1970s ushers in NFL's modern era

Oct. 25, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

A look at the NFL's sixth decade, the 1970s: FRANCHISES: The NFL's final and biggest merger kicked the league into a new era in 1970, the start of a decade where pro football entered the modern era. Combining the AFL and NFL meant splitting 26 teams into two conferences. Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland,...

Essay: What is America's game? 3 sports, 3 American eras

Oct. 25, 2019 3:37 AM EDT

What is America's game? Is it the quirky and cerebral sport that, in its highest form, is unfolding this week in the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals? Baseball is, after all, still called the national pastime. Is it the gladiatorial battle that unfolds on any given Sunday (and...

Eddie Murphy, off the couch, is rejuvenated by 'Dolemite'

Oct. 1, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Eddie Murphy is very fond of his couch. He talks about it a lot. It's where, according to Murphy, he's spent much of his last few years, in a happy retreat from the public eye. He's a natural homebody, content to stick close to his Los Angeles home with his family (he has 10 kids) around...

Ricky Williams' 1998 Heisman Trophy up for sale at auction

Sep. 30, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

Brian Hobbs remembers getting a call in 2014 to let him know Ricky Williams was interested in selling his Heisman Trophy. An avid sports memorabilia collector, Hobbs drove from his home in Tallahassee, Florida, to meet Williams in Austin, Texas, where the former Longhorns star was finishing the undergraduate...

Vikings-Bears Preview Capsule

Sep. 26, 2019 10:32 AM EDT

MINNESOTA (2-1) at CHICAGO (2-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Bears by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Minnesota 2-1; Chicago 1-2 SERIES RECORD — Vikings lead 60-54-2 LAST MEETING —Bears beat Vikings 24-10, Dec. 30, 2018 LAST WEEK — Vikings beat Raiders 34-14; Bears...