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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) talks with head coach Pat Shurmur during the second quarter of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. When things go sour, an NFL team's fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
When things go sour, an NFL team's fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them. As we get deeper into the 2018 schedule, the futures of some coaches could be tied to how their quarterbacks have struggled — or outright...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing William Carrier (28) punches St. Louis Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson (6) during a scuffle in the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
November 17, 2018 - 1:59 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — St. Louis forward David Perron has zero points in two games against the Vegas Golden Knights. He has two wins, though. Perron made an emotional return to Vegas and Ryan O'Reilly scored twice to lead the Blues over the Golden Knights 4-1 on Friday night. Brayden Schenn and Oskar...
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Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, left, drives around Portland Trail Blazers' Jake Layman during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 112-96. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 17, 2018 - 12:01 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett showed up courtside, and that wasn't the only surprise in Minnesota on Friday night. In their first week without erstwhile defensive stalwart Jimmy Butler, the new-look Timberwolves locked down one of the Western Conference's top teams. Andrew Wiggins scored 23...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Steve Pearce, right, hits a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game in Los Angeles. The Red Sox have re-signed Pearce to a one-year deal worth $6.25 million. Boston announced the agreement on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 16, 2018 - 6:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — World Series MVP Steve Pearce is staying with the Red Sox. The journeyman first baseman agreed to a $6.25 million, one-year contract with Boston on Friday. The 35-year-old Pearce was a free agent after completing a $12.5 million, two-year deal that he got from Toronto in December 2016...
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November 16, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles finished their arguments in a two-day rehearing before a committee of baseball executives in their long-running dispute over television rights fees. They completed their presentations Friday before the Revenue Sharing Definitions...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) walks off the field after the Washington Redskins beat the Giants 20-13 in an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants face the Buccaneers on Sunday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 16, 2018 - 4:50 pm
A look at some key fantasy football questions going into Week 11: WHICH UNDER-THE-RADAR PLAYERS HAVE THE BEST CHANCE FOR A BIG GAME THIS WEEK? Giants QB Eli Manning has a juicy Week 11 matchup against the Buccaneers, who have given up multiple TDs to QBs in seven of nine games. Other Giants you...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter, left, and scouting director Mike Elias stand during a spring training baseball workout in Viera, Fla. Elias has been hired to rebuild the Baltimore Orioles, who traded many of their star players last season before finishing with the worst record in the majors. He comes to Baltimore after working as scouting director and assistant general manager in Houston, where he helped transform a last-place team into 2017 World Series champions. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
November 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Astros assistant general manager Mike Elias was hired Friday to rebuild the Baltimore Orioles, who traded many of their star players last season before finishing with the worst record in the majors. Elias will carry the title of executive vice president and general manager. He will...
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Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) gets some help from Coyotes center Brad Richardson (15) on a shot by Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 16, 2018 - 12:49 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper might not have imagined that by the end of Thursday night, he'd have played in as many games as the goalie he backs up, the injured Antti Raanta. Kuemper had a career-high 44 saves in his sixth straight game in net, and the Arizona Coyotes held off the Western...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates after making a three-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 15, 2018 - 11:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — For a team with championship hopes, it seems a bit silly for the Houston Rockets to be happy about being .500. But after the way they started the season, the Rockets took a moment to appreciate their recent progress after a rout of Golden State on Thursday night improved them to 7-7...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 file photo, Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Harris guards Houston Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New York. Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 saying the team is “parting ways” with Anthony and “working toward a resolution.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 15, 2018 - 11:42 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Anthony and "working toward a resolution." Anthony played just 10 games for the Rockets after signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal during the...
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