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Diego Maradona blows a kiss to fans in Cannes, France, on May 20, 2008. Diego Maradona has died. The Argentine soccer great was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity. He was 60. (Gian Mattia D'Alberto/LaPresse via AP)
November 25, 2020 - 12:59 pm
Tributes to Argentina soccer great Diego Maradona, who died Wednesday at age 60: ___ “A very sad day for all Argentinians and for football. He leaves us, but he is not gone because Diego is eternal. I stay with all the beautiful moments I lived with him and I wanted to send my condolences to his...
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Associated Press
November 24, 2020 - 10:18 am
Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Jared Allen and Calvin Johnson are first-year eligible players to make the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021. Joining them are four players who previously have been eligible, but never made the semifinals: Eric Allen, Willie...
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November 20, 2020 - 4:13 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fundraising campaign has been launched in an effort to raise enough money to renovate and reopen a museum at Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky. The nonprofit Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum is trying to raise $5.8 million that would be used to build a...
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Associated Press
November 19, 2020 - 5:04 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jake Scott, the star safety who was the most valuable player in the Super Bowl that completed the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 perfect season, died Thursday in Atlanta. He was 75. Scott died after a fall down a stairway that left him in a coma, former teammate Dick Anderson said. Scott played...
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November 19, 2020 - 5:03 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jake Scott, the star safety who was the most valuable player in the Super Bowl that completed the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 perfect season, died Thursday in Atlanta. He was 75. Scott died after a fall down a stairway that left him in a coma, former teammate Dick Anderson said. Scott played...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley exchanges words with a security guard during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the LA Clippers, in New York's Madison Square Garden. A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
November 16, 2020 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated assault and battery...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya, gold medal winner in the the men's 3000 meter steeplechase final, celebrates at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya has been charged with having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl and was released on bail Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 after pleading not guilty. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
November 16, 2020 - 7:50 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya has been charged with having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl and was released on bail Monday after pleading not guilty. Kipruto was charged with what is referred to as “defilement” in Kenyan law — sexual...
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Paul Hornung, of the Green Bay Packers, in an undated photo. Hornung, the dazzling “Golden Boy” of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback, and kicker helped turn them into an NFL dynasty, has died, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo, File)
Associated Press
November 13, 2020 - 1:21 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Paul Hornung, the dazzling “Golden Boy” of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn the team into an NFL dynasty, died Friday. He was 84. Hornung's family confirmed his death to the Louisville...
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November 13, 2020 - 10:01 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Paul Hornung, a Hall of Fame running back who starred for Notre Dame and the Green Bay Packers, has died at age 84.
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Jack Nicklaus waves after hitting a ceremonial first ball before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 12, 2020 - 6:42 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Umbrellas replaced azaleas and the whirring of a drone filled in for the chirping of springtime birds on Thursday when the first fall Masters teed off at Augusta National. Darkness and drizzle greeted Hall of Famers Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus for the honorary opening tee...
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