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November 30, 2017 - 7:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was set to have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday morning. The Cavaliers said Thursday that Shumpert was reevaluated by team physicians Dr. Richard Parker and Dr. James Rosneck after the Cavaliers' home victory over Miami on...
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In this Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 file photo, North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren reacts during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Raleigh, N.C. A person with knowledge of the situation says North Carolina State and Dave Doeren have agreed on a five-year deal after the coach had talked with Tennessee officials about the school’s opening. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 on condition of anonymity because N.C. State hasn’t publicly announced the agreement. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
November 30, 2017 - 7:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has announced that it has agreed to a new contract with football coach Dave Doeren. A person familiar with the situation says the five-year deal came after Doeren talked with Tennessee officials about their coaching vacancy. The person spoke to The...
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Tiger Woods reacts on the fourth hole at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2017 - 7:40 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left. Playing for the first time since his fourth back surgery, Woods returned from a 10-month layoff with a 3-under 69 on a breezy Thursday in the Bahamas that left him three shots behind Tommy...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:37 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Heading into December, the numbers are gaudy. Second in sacks. Third against the pass. Fourth in total yards allowed. Fourth in points against. Fifth in interceptions. They are the kind of numbers that back up Mike Tomlin's words back in July, when the Pittsburgh Steelers coach...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:21 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams is active against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night after missing three of past five games with a right knee injury that will require surgery. Williams returned after sitting out the Thanksgiving victory over the New York...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) throws in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against TCU, in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma and TCU meet in the Big 12 Championship on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
November 30, 2017 - 7:20 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the Big 12's offensive player of the year for the second time in three years, and Sooners defensive end Ogbonnia Okoronkwo shared the defensive honor with Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson. Mayfield also was the Big 12's top offensive...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) is sacked by Tennessee Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey (99) and outside linebacker Derrick Morgan (91) during an NFL football game, in Indianapolis. The Titans piled up eight sacks in their last game, the most by this franchise since moving to Tennessee. They hope that's just the tip of what they can do starting Sunday against Houston.(AP Photo/Jeff Haynes, File)
November 30, 2017 - 7:20 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans sure hope they've found the combination to help them get to the quarterback, and now they've set a standard they want to continue. An eight-sack performance will do that for a team. The Titans finished with eight sacks in last week's 20-16 win in...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:18 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Kristine Anigwe scored 25 points, C.J. West added a career-high 18 and No. 24 California defeated Seattle 87-67 on Thursday. Anigwe had 12 points in the first quarter when the Golden Bears (4-2) made 9 of 16 shots to open a 25-10 lead. The Redhawks (3-4) missed their first...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Superstitious construction workers have placed a small statue of Philadelphia's founder atop the city's newest skyscraper in an effort to save the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles from a fabled jinx. Philly.com reports the William Penn figurine was affixed to the Comcast tower's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum rushes for a 9-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, in Detroit. The Vikings could take another big step in their bid to run away with the NFC North on Sunday when they match their seven-game winning streak against the Atlanta Falcons, who have won three straight. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes, File)
November 30, 2017 - 7:09 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons recovered from a disappointing 2015, when they started 5-0 only to finish 8-8, to make it to the Super Bowl last season. One year later, the Minnesota Vikings are trying to follow the same script. The Vikings also had an 8-8 finish following a 5-0 start in 2016...
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