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This Oct. 4, 2020, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, shows an empty Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks. County officials issued the directives in response to rising cases of the coronavirus in the area. The rules take effect Monday and will last for three weeks.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

49ers may need temporary home because of new COVID-19 rules

Nov. 28, 2020 10:25 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks. County officials issued the directives in response to rising cases of the coronavirus in the area. The rules take...

Calip, No. 24 Missouri St. women beat No. 12 Maryland 81-72

Nov. 28, 2020 9:10 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Brice Calip scored a career-high 26 points and No. 24 Missouri State rallied from a 16-points deficit to beat No. 12 Marylard 81-72 on Saturday night at the Gulf Coast Showcase. Jasmine Franklin had 14 points, eight rebounds and three steals for Missouri State (2-0). The Bears shot...

Wells, No. 13 A&M women edge No. 19 DePaul 93-81

Nov. 28, 2020 7:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Kayla Wells scored 22 points, N'dea Jones had a double-double and No. 13 Texas A&M edged No. 19 DePaul 93-91 on Saturday. Wells made two free throws with 4.9 seconds left to put the Aggies up 93-90 and then Aaliyah Wilson fouled DePaul's Lexi Held with 0.9 seconds to go. Held missed the...

NBA says Kobe's delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021

Nov. 28, 2020 7:25 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021. The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend — it was to have taken place in Springfield, Massachusetts in August, before being pushed back because of the...

No. 10 Oregon women open by downing Seattle 116-51

Nov. 28, 2020 6:46 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored 28 points and No. 10 Oregon opened the season with a 116-51 win over Seattle on Saturday. Sophomore center Sedona Prince had 17 points for Oregon, which shot 53.1% from the field while outrebounding the Redhawks 58-28. Senior forward Lydia Giomi added 15 points...

South Carolina guard Destanni Henderson (3) shoots over South Dakota defender Maddie Krull (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Josh Jurgens)

No. 1 South Carolina stumbles, rallies to beat South Dakota

Nov. 28, 2020 6:36 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — After winning by 81 in its season opener, South Carolina found a tougher fight against South Dakota. Destanni Henderson and Zia Cooke each scored 19 points, and the top-ranked Gamecocks pulled away after halftime for an 81-71 win in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic on Saturday....

Greer, Selland lead South Dakota State women by No. 15 Iowa

Nov. 28, 2020 5:28 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Haley Greer scored 20 points, Myah Selland added 19 and South Dakota State defeated No. 15 Iowa 76-69 on Saturday. Greer, a graduate transfer from Colgate, had three of her four 3-pointers in the first half when the Jackrabbits took a 37-33 lead. Selland, who only played in nine...

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt kicker breaks barrier but Missouri dominates 41-0

Nov. 28, 2020 5:24 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller made history, but her barrier-breaking kickoff was the only highlight for Vanderbilt as Missouri dominated the Commodores 41-0 on Saturday. Fuller became the first woman to participate in a Power 5 conference football game when she kicked off to start the second half....

Dungee, No. 14 Arkansas women turn back FGCU 86-80

Nov. 28, 2020 4:45 PM EST

FORT MEYERS, Fla. (AP) — Chelsea Dungee scored 19 of her 25 points in the second half, 10 in the fourth quarter, and No. 14 Arkansas made four free throws in the final 11 seconds to pull out an 86-80 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday at the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Razorbacks (3-0) trailed most of...

File-This Sept. 27, 2020, file photo shows Cleveland Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson, left, reacting on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, in Cleveland.  Brownson will handle game-day duties with Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla., a first for a female in team history. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland this year, will fill in for coach Drew Petzing. He did not travel to Florida for the game after his wife, Louisa, gave birth to the couple’s first child on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns female coach to handle game-day duties against Jags

Nov. 28, 2020 12:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will handle game-day duties for Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday in Jacksonville, a first in team history for a female. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland earlier this year, will fill in for coach...