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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2014, photo, Bridgette Gordon, left, meets with Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick, right, before an NCAA college women's basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn. Gordon starred on two of Tennessee's national championship teams and reached the Final Four each of her four seasons with Tennessee. Now the U.S. Olympic gold medalist is back at her alma mater as an assistant coach trying to help Tennessee regain the prominence it enjoyed during her own playing career. (Wade Payne/The News Sentinel via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 4:32 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Tennessee assistant coach Bridgette Gordon doesn't need to remind the Lady Volunteers what she accomplished in her playing days. "We see her name in the rafters (so) we figured she's pretty important," senior guard/forward Jaime Nared quipped. Gordon played on Tennessee'...
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November 06, 2017 - 4:21 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The NFL suspended Tampa Bay receiver Mike Evans for one game Monday for unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness in the Buccaneers' loss at New Orleans. Evans ran up from behind and knocked over Saints rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore after a confrontation between...
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November 06, 2017 - 4:19 pm
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man accused of gunning down a former New Hampshire college football player has been held without bail. Tony Harris pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges Monday at his arraignment in Somerville, Massachusetts. His lawyer did not seek bail...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017 file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Madison Bumgarner's $12-million option for the 2018 season has been exercised by the San Francisco Giants, who are determined to keep a talented rotation intact as the club looks to bounce back from a last-place season. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 06, 2017 - 4:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants believe they can bounce back from a last-place season behind one of the best rotations in baseball. It starts with Madison Bumgarner. MadBum's $12 million option was exercised by the Giants, who are determined to keep a talented rotation intact. "It's...
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Atlanta Falcons' Matt Bryant (3) kicks a field goal against the Carolina Panthers in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Bryant’s status for this week’s game against Dallas could be threatened by a calf injury he suffered Sunday. He said he injured his calf in a warmup before the game and then “felt it” when kicking a 53-yard field goal in the first quarter. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
November 06, 2017 - 4:16 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant's status for this week's game against Dallas is uncertain after he hurt his right calf during warmups before the team's loss at Carolina. Bryant's availability for longer field goals was uncertain after he felt pain in the calf while...
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Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton (20) is helped by medical staff during the second half of an NCAA college football game against LSU at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. No. 1 Alabama's defense remains dominant despite injuries, but now linebackers Shaun Dion Hamilton and Mack Wilson have gone down, too. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 4:15 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's already short-handed linebacker group must absorb two more big blows. The top-ranked Crimson Tide lost starter Shaun Dion Hamilton for the season after he had surgery on his right knee, and key backup Mack Wilson is likely out for four to six weeks with a foot...
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Boston Red Sox new manager Alex Cora poses in Fenway Park following an introductory news conference in Boston, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
November 06, 2017 - 4:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Alex Cora didn't expect his first chance to manage in the major leagues to come this soon, but the new Boston Red Sox manager he says he's ready to take on the challenge of leading one of its most storied franchises. Cora was introduced Monday at Fenway Park as the 47th manager of the...
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November 06, 2017 - 4:00 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles catcher Welington Castillo has declined a $7 million player option for the 2018 season, opting to become a free agent. Castillo signed a $6 million, one-year deal with Baltimore last November that included the option. He played in 96 games for the Orioles, batting .282 with...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley (14) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in East Rutherford, N.J. New York Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley is facing a possible suspension. He is uncertain whether he'll be available to play Thursday night, Nov. 2, 2017 against the Buffalo Bills. Kerley would not confirm or deny reports that he will be suspended by the NFL for a violation of league rules.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 06, 2017 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Kerley insists he did nothing wrong to warrant a four-game suspension. The New York Jets wide receiver-punt returner was banned from the team without pay by the NFL on Monday after the league said Kerley violated its policy on performance-enhancing substances. His suspension...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2011, file photo, Bob Bowman, chief executive of Major League Baseball Advanced Media, speaks at the annual APME meeting in Denver. Bowman, who built Major League Baseball's digital business into a pair of billion-dollar companies, said Monday he will leave the commissioner's office when his contract expires next month. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
November 06, 2017 - 3:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Bowman, who built Major League Baseball's digital business into a pair of billion-dollar companies, said Monday he will leave the commissioner's office when his contract expires next month. Bowman has been with MLB for 17 years, starting as president and chief executive officer...
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