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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with his players after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 12, 2019 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend. The Nielsen company says the Southeastern Conference game was seen by 16.6 million people, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. More than 20 million people...
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FILE _ In this March 24, 2010, file photo, hockey personality Don Cherry, right, speaks during a news conference as actor Jared Keeso is displayed on a video screen while playing Cherry in the bio film "Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story" in Toronto. Sportsnet cut ties with Cherry on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, after the veteran hockey commentator called new immigrants "you people" on his "Coach's Corner" segment while claiming they do not wear poppies to honor Canadian veterans. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese, File)
November 11, 2019 - 10:30 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Don Cherry, Canada's most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants "you people" in a television rant in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country's fallen soldiers. Rogers Sportsnet President Bart Yabsley...
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Guy Fawkes Night fireworks go off outside the stadium during the Champions League group E soccer match between Liverpool and Genk at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
November 08, 2019 - 5:43 pm
A person familiar with the negotiations says Champions League broadcasts in the U.S. will move from Turner to CBS beginning with the 2021-22 season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement has not been announced by UEFA, European soccer's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) breaks up a pass intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Terry McLaurin (17) during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. Halfway through the pioneer season of putting pass interference up for replay review, there is little evidence that the new wrinkle has indeed made the action on the field more consistently officiated, with coaches, players and fans either bemused, confused or disturbed. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)
November 08, 2019 - 11:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the yellow flag flew for defensive pass interference on Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes in a recent game, coach Mike Zimmer immediately contested the call. His newfound right to seek a replay, however, went unexercised. The email Zimmer received earlier in the day...
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November 07, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Fox Sports has fired Cris Carter after three years at the network. Fox Sports issued a statement Thursday saying Carter was no longer at the network and had no further comment. The Pro Football Hall of Famer had been a co-host of FS1's "First Things First" morning show since its launch in 2017...
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Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson, center, talks to his team as they play North Carolina State in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Wake Forest won 44-10. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
November 06, 2019 - 12:02 pm
When the Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule was finalized, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson did a double-take — none of his team's first three games would be on a Saturday. "To me it was just circumstantial that we got picked for three games," said Clawson, whose Demon Deacons wound up...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 file photo shows the bronze statue titled 'Rebirth,' which shows former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason blocking a punt against the Atlanta Falcons outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The half-century-old rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints produced a moment so poignant that a statue was placed outside the Superdome to commemorate it. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 06, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The half-century-old rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints produced a moment so poignant that a statue was placed outside the Superdome to commemorate it. The 9-foot bronze, entitled "Rebirth," depicts the moment New Orleans special teams standout Steve...
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Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez waves to the fans after Game 7 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston. The Nationals won 6-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 05, 2019 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe it doesn't mean much for the Houston Astros, but the Washington Nationals' comeback in the World Series helped baseball avoid a dubious record. Through five games, the matchup was on pace to be the least-watched World Series ever. But the deciding game drew more than 23...
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November 05, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is introducing a direct-to-consumer subscription option for NBA TV, a move primarily targeted at those who don't have cable or a package that already offers the channel. The league announced Tuesday that NBA TV will be available through the league's website or mobile app for...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 photo, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Klay Thompson (11) sit on the bench in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in San Francisco, Calif. In an eyeblink, the Warriors have tumbled from the mountaintop to possible lottery pick. One Splash brother was already out and now Steph Curry joins him with a broken hand. It is left to Draymond Green to anchor a decimated roster for a bid to just to make the playoffs. (Nhat V. Meyer/San Jose Mercury News via AP)
November 05, 2019 - 2:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA was banking on Zion Williamson and the Golden State Warriors as main attractions when the television schedules were released in August. Less than three weeks into the season, the league's television partners are still trying to assess the fallout from injuries. Williamson...
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