Darts

Britain's famed female darts player Fallon Sherrock poses for a photo in Milton Keynes, England, Friday April 24, 2020. Sherrock was the talk of Britain when she became the first woman to beat a man at the darts world championship late last year, breaking down barriers in a game that is usually considered to be a beer-fueled pub game typically played by out-of-shape men. It proved to be a life-changing experience and although on lockdown now because of the coronavirus she will regularly play in men's events, Sherrock tells The Associated Press Friday April 24, 2020. (Sue Sherrock via AP)
April 25, 2020 - 5:30 am
Fallon Sherrock is casting her mind back four months, to a time when the world was a very different place, when sporting venues were full, and when she was briefly the talk of Britain. She had become the first woman to beat a man at darts’ flagship world championship — in fact, she would do so...
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This March 12, 2020 shows a sports betting ticket at the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City, N.J. where all five games that were bet on were canceled due to coronavirus precautions. Most professional and college sports events in the U.S. have been suspended or delayed, leaving little to bet on. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 12, 2020 - 7:33 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There's still darts. Or New Zealand cricket. The fast-spreading coronavirus has led to an unprecedented slew of cancellations or suspensions of most major professional and college sports events in the U.S., particularly within the last 48 hours. Baseball, basketball,...
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FILE - In this 2005 file photo provided by the USDA Forest Service in Juneau, Alaska, yellow cedars grow in the West Chichagof–Yakobi Wilderness, north of Sitka, Alaska. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 that it has rejected yellow cedars for listing as a threatened species due to climate warming. (Paul Hennon/USDA Forest Service via AP, File)
October 04, 2019 - 6:15 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An iconic Alaska tree with roots that can freeze to death if not covered by snow was rejected Friday by a federal agency for the threatened species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said that yellow cedar does not warrant additional protections because trees will...
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Australia's Bernard Tomic gestures as he leaves the court following his first round loss to Croatia's Marin Cilic at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 14, 2019 - 9:03 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open: (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australia's Davis Cup captain, saying LLeyton Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced. Tomic, who was beaten 6-2 6-4, 7-6 (...
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San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (1) and Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons (25) scramble for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 5, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 06, 2018 - 12:32 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs leaned on their championship pedigree, and Tony Parker turned back the clock. Parker had 23 points, sparking San Antonio to a needed 100-98 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night before embarking on a difficult road trip. Parker, the Spurs' starting point...
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FILE - In thisMay 12, 2017 file photo, actor Will Ferrell gestures as he speaks at the University of Southern California's Class of 2017 commencement ceremony in Los Angeles. Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage at college graduation ceremonies this month to share their wisdom, joining a wide range of others in entertainment, politics and business. In their efforts to inspire the Class of 2017, they’ve elicited both laughter and tears and, in some cases, jeers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
May 25, 2017 - 4:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage at college graduation ceremonies this month to share their wisdom, joining a wide...
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