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In this Feb. 7, 2012 file photo New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the team's NFL football Super Bowl parade in New York. Manning, who led the Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record, has retired. The Giants said Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)

Giants' Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls

Jan. 22, 2020 6:39 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning, who led the New York Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record, has retired. The Giants said Wednesday that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday. The recently turned 39-year-old's future had...

Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the fourth hole during the pro-am round of the Farmer's Insurance golf tournament on the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woods, McIlroy give Torrey Pines the feel of a season opener

Jan. 22, 2020 5:19 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A small crowd that gathered in the morning chill made its way to the first tee to watch Tiger Woods start his pro-am round Wednesday at Torrey Pines. The first starting time is ideal because the front nine is open. Rory McIlroy was in the second group. As the FedEx Cup champion and PGA...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams (26) celebrates a touchdown in an NFL divisional playoff game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 in Kansas City. The Chiefs defeated the Texans 51-31 (Margaret Bowles via AP)

3 former Dolphins provide Super Bowl boost to Chiefs

Jan. 22, 2020 4:02 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs saw value in a trio of players that were essentially castoffs from what was one of the least-successful franchises in the NFL over the past 10 years, and their decision to pick them up when just about nobody else was calling is a big reason why they're playing...

Detroit Pistons' Derrick Rose (25) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' Ante Zizic (41) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. Detroit won 115-113.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs C Zizic out indefinitely with vertigo-like symptoms

Jan. 22, 2020 3:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers center Ante Zizic is sidelined indefinitely after experiencing dizziness and other vertigo-like symptoms. The team said Wednesday that Zizic, who has missed Cleveland's past five games, has been diagnosed with a vestibular condition. The 23-year-old Croatian has been nauseous and...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) stumbles due to injury in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Mavs' fears confirmed with season-ending injury for Powell

Jan. 22, 2020 3:02 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell will miss the rest of the season with a torn right Achilles tendon, a blow to a team contending for a playoff spot for the first time in four years. The club confirmed Wednesday the diagnosis it had feared after Powell was injured in the first quarter of...

Backup Nuggets center Mason Plumlee sidelined by foot injury

Jan. 22, 2020 11:38 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets will be without backup center Mason Plumlee indefinitely after he suffered a right foot injury. The Nuggets announced Wednesday that Plumlee will be reevaluated in two to four weeks. Plumlee injured a bone in his foot during a game in Minnesota against the Timberwolves on...

Italy's Fabio Fognini punches his racket in frustration during his second round match against Australia's Jordan Thompson at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

The Latest: Fognini pushes into 4th day in Australia to win

Jan. 22, 2020 8:28 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Fabio Fognini is taking no shortcuts so far at the Australian Open. The 12th-seeded Italian has won a pair of five-setters to get to the third round at Melbourne Park — and because his latest win ended after...

Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. falls during his second round singles match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Tennys, anyone? Sandgren, Paul stun Australian Open seeds

Jan. 22, 2020 7:30 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tennys Sandgren was looking in great shape for a big upset at the Australian Open after building a massive lead against No. 8 seed Matteo Berrettini on Wednesday. And then, suddenly, he wasn't. “Two-sets-to-love up, I was feeling pretty good about myself,” the...

New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) celebrates with Brock Nelson (29) after Nelson scored a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. The Islanders won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bailey, Greiss help Islanders hold on to beat Rangers 4-2

Jan. 22, 2020 4:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Following a stretch of seven games in 11 days, the New York Islanders don't play again until Feb. 1 The extended time off around the All-Star break will feel much better after a needed win against one of their biggest rivals. Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Thomas Greiss stopped 40...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, file photo, Syracuse's Tommy DeVito passes the ball during the first quarter of the team's NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh, in Syracuse, N.Y. DeVito is ready to turn the page on the 2019 season. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi, File)

Syracuse QB Tommy DeVito _ the Orange's new quiet man

Jan. 22, 2020 2:32 AM EST

Tommy DeVito’s first season as Syracuse’s starting quarterback didn’t exactly turn out the way he had hoped it would, and he’s more than ready to turn the page. Ranked No. 22 in the AP preseason poll and picked to challenge defending national champion Clemson in the Atlantic Coast...