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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 16, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Tua Tagovailoa and four of his Alabama teammates highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team. Tagovailoa, the prolific quarterback of the top-ranked Crimson Tide, has 21 touchdown passes and no interceptions without having to attempt a pass in the fourth quarter because Alabama has...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:52 am
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- It was a moment in time that, even if you haven’t heard the story, you’ve probably seen the images. The date was Oct. 16, 1968, and Tommie Smith and John Carlos had just won the gold and bronze medals, respectively, at the Mexico City Summer Olympics. They had just finished the...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- Olympian Aly Raisman joined the growing calls to oust new interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono -- just three days after she was named to take over the floundering organization. Raisman, a two-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist, took to Twitter on Monday to support Kaylee...
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Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) celebrates after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 33-30. Crosby kicked a game winning field goal. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)
October 16, 2018 - 12:56 am
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby smiled as he left the field. It was quite the week for the Green Bay Packers' veteran kicker. Crosby hit four field goals, including the winner from 27 yards as time expired to lift the Packers past the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 on Monday night. "This week was a...
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Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) celebrates with his teammates after kicking a game winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 33-30. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
October 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King's interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 33-30 win on Monday night. The drive was extended after 49ers cornerback...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, Duke's Zion Williamson (1) dunks against Toronto during a college basketball exhibition game in Mississauga, Ontario. Tre Jones has the flashy assists, R.J. Barrett the all-around game, Zion Williamson the highlight-reel dunks. Duke swapped out one star-studded freshman class for another, with the national title once again a realistic goal. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 15, 2018 - 6:46 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — One star-studded freshman class has left Duke for the NBA. Another has come in right behind them. A national title once again is a realistic goal for the latest crop of blue-chip Blue Devils who seem to fit into neatly defined roles. Tre Jones looks capable of running the show...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks to the dugout after giving up two runs against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 15, 2018 - 6:35 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale was released from the hospital Monday and will rejoin the team in Houston before Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Sale was released from Massachusetts General Hospital, where he had gone because of a stomach illness after he pitched in the series...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) runs for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 in Cincinnati. The Steelers defeated the Bengals 28-21. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 4:15 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals' depleted defense went with an all-out blitz, hoping to push the Steelers out of field goal range. Instead, Ben Roethlisberger threw a short pass that Antonio Brown turned into a 31-yard touchdown with 10 seconds left, and the Bengals' litany of last-second losses grew...
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Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant (3) boots a field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the final minutes of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct 14, 2018, in Atlanta. Bryant left the field after the kick with an apparent injury. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 3:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons kicker Matt Bryant is expected to miss the next game against the New York Giants after straining his right hamstring making a 57-yard field goal that helped Atlanta snap a three-game losing streak. Coach Dan Quinn said Monday the Falcons are going to bring in another kicker...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) gestures after throwing a touchdown pass during the first half against Missouri in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 15, 2018 - 1:08 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban expects quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to practice Monday and play against Tennessee this week. Tagovailoa aggravated a sprained right knee in the third quarter against Missouri Saturday night and didn't return. Saban said Monday that Tagovailoa is "...
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