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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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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2013, file photo, Marty Lyons speaks as he is inducted into the New York Jets' Ring of Honor during a halftime ceremony of the team's NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in East Rutherford, N.J. Lyons has been on a mission for 38 years and counting to fulfill the wishes of children who have been diagnosed with a terminal or life-threatening illness. He started the Marty Lyons Foundation in 1982 and the nonprofit has granted over 8,000 wishes and raised over $35 million. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
November 24, 2020 - 11:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marty Lyons pauses, fights back tears and clears his throat nearly every time he mentions the children who are no longer here. The former New York Jets defensive lineman and longtime team radio analyst has seen way too many youngsters enter his life and then die from the cancer and...
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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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In this photo provided by ESPN, Ryan Ruocco smiles in an ESPN studio in Bristol, Conn., during coverage of the WNBA Finals. ESPN is turning to a familiar face to women's basketball fans for its top college broadcast team. Ryan Ruocco is joining Rebecca Lobo and Holly Rowe for the lead announcing team this season. Ruocco has worked with Lobo and Rowe on the network's WNBA coverage for the past eight years. (Kelly Backus/ESPN Images via AP)
November 19, 2020 - 11:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is turning to a familiar face to women's basketball fans for its top college broadcast team. Ryan Ruocco is joining Rebecca Lobo and Holly Rowe for the lead announcing team this season. Ruocco has worked with Lobo and Rowe on the network's WNBA coverage for the past eight years...
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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 Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 file photo, Ryan Reynolds attends the premiere of Netflix's "6 Underground" at The Shed at Hudson Yards on in New York. Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney could be getting into the soccer business. Wrexham is a Welsh team which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer. It has revealed on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 that Reynolds and McElhenney are the “two extremely well-known individuals” the club has previously said are interested in investing 2 million pounds ($2.5 million). (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file)
November 16, 2020 - 9:42 am
Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought one of the world's oldest soccer teams on Monday and plan to document their first foray into the sport in a fly-on-the-wall TV show. In a pinch-yourself moment for success-starved fans of Welsh club Wrexham, Reynolds and McElhenney completed a...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck hugs defensive back Chris Williamson (6) during an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in Minneapolis. Fleck has never lacked for clever ways to connect and motivate his players. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)
November 16, 2020 - 9:25 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Starting with his trademarked “Row the Boat” motto that touts energy, trust and optimism, University of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck has never lacked for clever ways to connect with and motivate his players. The team-wide meeting on the eve of each game has become a real...
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