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Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announces his retirement from football at the NFL team's training facility and headquarters, Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Frisco, Texas (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez)
May 03, 2018 - 9:00 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten mostly held it together while announcing he was retiring after 15 years with the Dallas Cowboys to go into TV. One wavering moment came when the tight end turned to owner Jerry Jones on a stage in front of his family, teammates and club employees in what normally...
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Norwegian female boxing star Cecilia Braekhus, left, arrives with her trainer, Lucia Rijker, at a news conference in Los Angeles Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Braekhus will fight against Kali Reis during the boxing event at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday, May, 5. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cecilia Braekhus was barely a teenager when she began sneaking out the window of her family home in Bergen, Norway, to train secretly as a kickboxer. Although she had an instinctive love for the excitement and discipline of combat sports, she wasn't quite sure how to tell her...
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In a photo provided by HBO date not provided, Serena Williams holds her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanion Jr., in a scene from the HBO's "Being Serena," a five-part documentary series. The series airs Wednesday nights, starting this week. (HBO via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 2:32 am
The first episode of "Being Serena," a five-part documentary series on HBO about Serena Williams, closes with the tennis great in a hospital bed, about to have a C-section. Just before the screen fades, a voiceover from Williams is heard: "I was terrified. And it was a whole new kind of fear...
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May 01, 2018 - 4:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With someone walking onstage every few minutes to read a name off a piece of paper, the NFL draft wouldn't seem like a big television draw. Yet the 11.2 million people who watched this year made it the week's second most popular program of the week. The first round of the draft was...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, Connecticut Sun's Chiney Ogwumike reacts during overtime of a WNBA basketball game against the Minnesota Lynx, in Uncasville, Conn. Ogwumike remembers her father always telling her and her sisters that every disappointment is a blessing. The Connecticut Sun star followed that advice, turning two season-ending injuries into what could be a television career. ESPN on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, announced she will be a fulltime basketball analyst. At 26, she is one of the youngest analysts at the network and one of few women in that role.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
May 01, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike remembers her father always telling her and her sisters that every disappointment is a blessing. The Connecticut Sun star followed that advice, turning two season-ending injuries into what could be a television career. ESPN on Tuesday announced she will be a full-...
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The full moon sets beyond the grandstands at Churchill Downs as horses work on the track Monday, April 30, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby viewers will be able to follow horses closer on the backstretch when NBC Sports introduces a new camera angle for the marquee event in horse racing's Triple Crown. Coverage of Saturday's 144th Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs will include views from a...
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Texas' Connor Williams poses for a photo with Dallas Cowboys fans after being selected by the team during the second round of the NFL football draft Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 27, 2018 - 11:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local): 10:25 p.m. South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard was the first of six lower-division players taken on the second day of the draft after an all-FBS first round. Leonard went to Indianapolis with the fourth pick of the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2010, file photo, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten holds the ball up as he scores a 4-yard touchdown against the New York Giants during the first quarter of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas. Witten plans to retire after 15 seasons and join ESPN as its lead analyst for the "Monday Night Football" broadcast, the network reported Friday, April 27, 2018.(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
April 27, 2018 - 5:48 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten plans to retire after 15 seasons and join ESPN as its lead analyst for the "Monday Night Football" telecast, the network reported Friday. Witten met with owner and general manager Jerry Jones, who said no announcement was coming Friday...
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This April 7, 2018 photo released by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office shows WITI-TV reporter Adair "A.J." Bayatpour. The Milwaukee television reporter Bayatpour, charged with a felony for allegedly hitting another reporter at a Brewers baseball game, is no longer with the station. WITI-TV reported in a story about its reporter Bayatpour pleading not guilty to substantial battery Tuesday, April 24, that he "no longer works" for the Fox affiliate. (Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 6:40 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee television reporter charged with a felony for allegedly hitting another reporter at a Brewers baseball game is no longer with the station. WITI-TV reported in a story about its reporter Adair "A.J." Bayatpour pleading not guilty to substantial battery Tuesday that he "...
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday, seven months after the NCAA formed the group to respond to a federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 25, 2018 - 12:14 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball danced around whether college athletes should be able to cash in on their names, images and likenesses, but Condoleezza Rice's remarks to the NCAA suggested she thinks it is good idea. "We don't believe that the NCAA can legislate in this...
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