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December 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are feeling quite at home on top of the NFL. The Saints enter the final two weeks of the regular season with the best record in the league at 12-2. They finish the regular season with two games in the Superdome and are a win away from clinching...
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December 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Free agent right-hander Lance Lynn has finalized a $30 million, three-year contract with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers introduced Lynn on Tuesday, completing a deal that was reached during the winter meetings subject to a successful physical. Lynn's deal includes a $4...
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December 18, 2018 - 12:59 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, competition was so fierce that lavishing International Olympic Committee members with gifts and favors seemed commonplace. Salt Lake City got caught in a bribery scandal that nearly derailed the plans...
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December 18, 2018 - 11:29 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will retire Joe Mauer's No. 7 jersey next season, moving swiftly to honor the six-time All-Star who retired after a 15-year major league career. The Twins surprised Mauer with the announcement while he was being celebrated at an all-student assembly at his...
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December 18, 2018 - 11:27 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera hasn't ruled out shutting down quarterback Cam Newton for the season because of a sore right throwing shoulder. Rivera said Tuesday he plans to meet with Newton later in the week and figure out where he is "in terms of his physical state and mental...
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December 18, 2018 - 10:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno had a feeling one goal might be enough. Foligno scored 40 seconds into the third period, Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 on Monday night. Foligno found the rebound after Seth Jones' shot and knocked it...
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December 18, 2018 - 10:02 am
Wanted: A coach to restore Manchester United to its former status as a major force in European soccer. It was a task that proved beyond even Jose Mourinho. United brought an end to Mourinho's turbulent 2½-year spell at the storied English club by firing him on Tuesday, an inevitable move that...
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December 18, 2018 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he's not speaking out against domestic violence as a way to rejoin the NFL. Appearing Tuesday in a "CBS This Morning" interview with his wife, Janay, Rice said he sees similarities with himself after a video showed Kansas City...
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December 18, 2018 - 7:28 am
He started off as a translator before becoming a self-styled "Special One," as close as it gets to being a guaranteed winner of titles. Now he's unemployed, with a philosophy seemingly unsuited to modern soccer. Jose Mourinho's firing by Manchester United on Tuesday is the latest chapter in a...
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December 18, 2018 - 6:52 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — It was just about a year ago when Ilka Stuhec gave up on her dream of competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Coming off a career season that included a gold medal in the downhill at the world championships and the season-long World Cup downhill title, Stuhec...
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