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Tagovailoa, Zaporizhzhia make list of most mangled words

Dec. 07, 2022 11:46 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — “Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa explained the significance of the Chicxulub impact crater to actor Domhnall Gleeson over a drink of negroni sbagliato in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia," is the kind of sentence that just might tie your tongue up in knots. ...

Rams become 8th defending Super Bowl champ with losing mark

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams are having a Super Bowl hangover unlike any other. The defending champions are assured of being the eighth team to have a losing record the year after winning it all and are one loss shy of the most losses ever for a team defending a Super Bowl title. ...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Quarterfinalists bid for title

Dec. 07, 2022 07:38 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After non-stop soccer for the past two weeks, the World Cup is taking a small break. There will be two days of rest before the quarterfinals start in Qatar with at least one surprising team still in contention to win soccer's biggest prize. Morocco...

Clark, Gardner lift No. 3 Virginia past James Madison, 55-50

Dec. 06, 2022 23:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark scored 18 points, Jayden Gardner had 14 points and eight rebounds, and No. 3 Virginia beat feisty in-state rival James Madison 55-50 on Tuesday night. The Cavaliers (8-0), who lost starting guard Reece Beekman to a right leg injury early in...

Mitchell upstages LeBron at home, Cavs down Lakers 116-102

Dec. 06, 2022 23:15 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — As a kid growing up in New York, Donovan Mitchell idolized LeBron James. On Tuesday night, he upstaged him. Mitchell scored a season-high 43 points and Jarrett Allen returned from injury to add 24, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 116-102 victory over the Los...

NHL-leading Devils shut out struggling Chicago Blackhawks

Dec. 06, 2022 22:55 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While defenseman Dougie Hamilton had his first three-point game in three seasons, the New Jersey Devils didn't do anything different. They just kept on winning. Hamilton had a goal and two assists, Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves for his second shutout and the...

Pistons run away in 2nd half, embarrass Heat 116-96

Dec. 06, 2022 22:30 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Detroit Pistons had a rare easy win. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 of his 31 points in the second half, Alec Burks added 18 and the Pistons ran away in the final two quarters to beat the Miami Heat 116-96 on Tuesday night. “Second half, we wanted to...

MacKinnon sidelined about a month with upper-body injury

Dec. 06, 2022 22:15 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The injury-riddled Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Nathan MacKinnon for about a month after he suffered an upper-body injury on Monday night in a loss to Philadelphia. The team announced the news Tuesday night on social media. ...

OF Mitch Haniger reaches $43.5M, three-year deal with Giants

Dec. 06, 2022 21:50 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Mitch Haniger and the San Francisco Giants agreed on a $43.5 million, three-year contract Tuesday at the winter meetings. A native of nearby Mountain View, Haniger is coming home to the Bay Area after five seasons with Seattle. He helped the Mariners...

AP source: Cody Bellinger, Cubs agree to $17.5M, 1-year deal

Dec. 06, 2022 19:01 PM EST

Former National League MVP Cody Bellinger and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $17.5 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement was subject to a successful...