National Sports

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws during an NCAA college football game against UCLA, in Norman, Okla. Murray was named a Heisman Trophy finalist on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
December 05, 2018 - 10:20 am
Quarterbacks Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year. The winner will be announced Thursday. The finalists are the same as those for the Heisman Trophy, which will be...
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December 05, 2018 - 8:44 am
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia 76ers point guard Markelle Fultz has been diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, according to his attorney and agent, Raymond Brothers. The syndrome "affects nerves between the neck and shoulder resulting in abnormal functional movement and range of motion, thus...
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December 05, 2018 - 8:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- Former football player Greg Hardy is gearing up to make his UFC debut next month. UFC President Dana White tells ESPN Hardy will go up against Allen Crowder in the Octagon on Jan. 19. Contracts for the fight, which will take place in Brooklyn, New York, are close to being finalized,...
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December 05, 2018 - 6:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores for Tuesday's sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Indiana 96, Chicago 90 Orlando 105, Miami 90 Dallas 111, Portland 102 Sacramento 122, Phoenix 105 Utah 139, San Antonio 105 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Winnipeg 3, NY Islanders 1 Florida 5, Boston 0 Calgary 9...
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December 05, 2018 - 1:37 am
(NEW YORK) -- The New York Mets unveiled the two newest Mets on Tuesday: second baseman Robinson Cano and closer Edwin Diaz. The Mets sent top prospect Jarred Kelenic, prospect Justin Dunn, veteran outfielder Jay Bruce, right-hander Gerson Bautista, and reliever Anthony Swarzak to the Mariners in...
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Michigan forward Ignas Brazdeikis, right shoots against Northwestern guard Anthony Gaines during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Evanston, Ill. Michigan won 62-60. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
December 04, 2018 - 11:34 pm
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Poole and Michigan finally faced some adversity Tuesday night. Pushed right to the very end, they delivered. Poole made two big plays in the last 2 1/2 minutes and Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half to help the fifth-ranked Wolverines hold...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters before traveling to the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. Trump complained Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, about how much the U.S. spends on weapons in an “uncontrollable” arms race with Russia and China, though he vastly overstated how much is spent on actual armaments as part of a budget his administration has increased. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
December 04, 2018 - 8:36 pm
President Donald Trump will attend Saturday's Army-Navy Game in Philadelphia. The White House confirmed Trump's attendance to The Associated Press on Tuesday. Trump also went to the 2016 game when he was president-elect. Trump will be the 10th sitting president to attend Army-Navy, a tradition that...
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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 04, 2018 - 5:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Urban Meyer walked off the field after Ohio State routed Michigan, he was pondering his future and when to make a decision about when to call it quits. The 54-year-old Meyer, in fact, had been thinking about retiring since the middle of last season. The pain from headaches...
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Robinson Cano, left, and Edwin Diaz wear Santa hats as they arrive to participate in the New York Mets annual Kids Holiday Party, at CitiField, in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. The Mets acquired eight-time All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 04, 2018 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wearing red Santa's helper hats, Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz got right to work for the New York Mets — as elves, handing out presents to school kids during the team's holiday party at Citi Field. A day after the club added the star second baseman and ace closer, new general manager...
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Max Rubin cheers and holds a sign in favor of the team name "Kraken" following the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle, at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 04, 2018 - 2:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — John Barr understood it was likely a foregone conclusion and yet as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke nearly 3,000 miles away, he found himself getting emotional watching the televisions in the packed bar. Barr was among fans watching Tuesday morning as Seattle was awarded an NHL...
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