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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his home run with Enrique Hernandez against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning in Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas.(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
October 20, 2020 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers played for their season Sunday night on Fox, the seventh game of the National League Championship Series. Win and go to the World Series, lose and go home. At the same time, the Los Angeles Rams played a regular season game on NBC against the San Francisco...
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October 13, 2020 - 10:25 pm
Some people light up a room with their smile. Ken Rappoport could energize an entire arena or stadium with his laugh. Not to mention his zest for life, sense of humor and compassion for anyone who knew him. Rappoport, a long-time sports writer for The Associated Press and author of more than 100...
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Robert Eenhoorn, CEO of soccer club AZ Alkmaar, stands inside AFAS Stadium in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, Sept. 30, 2020. Despite a small budget, Dutch soccer club AZ Alkmaar has a knack for identifying and developing young talent and then selling them for big profits, all while competing with top teams like Ajax. (AP Photo/Ken Maguire)
October 09, 2020 - 9:50 am
ALKMAAR, Netherlands (AP) — Like Billy Beane, Robert Eenhoorn knows all about baseball expectations. The Dutchman was a high draft pick who never made it big on the field — losing his job, in fact, to none other than Derek Jeter. And like Beane did with the Oakland Athletics, Eenhoorn oversees a...
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This booking photo provided by the Hunt County (Texas) Sheriff's Office shows Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Lucas has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Black man following a reported disturbance at a convenience store in a small East Texas town over the weekend, authorities said. (Hunt County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 06, 2020 - 7:31 pm
A white police officer has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Black man following a reported disturbance at a convenience store in a small East Texas town, authorities said. Jonathan Price was walking away from Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas on Saturday night when Lucas...
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Fans wear face masks and use social distancing during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Texas and TCU, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 06, 2020 - 2:40 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Memphis Tigers will be allowed to more than double their home crowd to nearly 12,000 fans in the stands at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium starting with their Oct. 17 game against UCF. The university announced...
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October 05, 2020 - 9:04 pm
WOLFE CITY, Texas (AP) — A family demanded answers Monday after an unarmed man was shot and killed by a police officer at a convenience store in a small East Texas town. The incident happened Saturday in Wolfe City, a town of about 1,500 residents about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northeast of Dallas...
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Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott watches from the sidelines, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
October 02, 2020 - 4:02 pm
A good 700 miles away from Nashville, Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott violated the time-weathered NFL approach of ignoring anything that doesn't directly deal with winning football games. He had to. So have a couple thousand players and hundreds of team personnel after a coronavirus outbreak...
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Deion Sanders smiles as he is introduced as Jackson State's head football coach at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Eric Shelton/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
September 21, 2020 - 1:24 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Deion Sanders wiped away tears of joy and passion before speaking. Jackson State’s new football coach then stated “I believe” many times about what he envisions happening on and off the field. “I have a commitment to excellence in each and every thing I do,” the Hall of Fame...
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Dallas Cowboys cornerback C.J. Goodwin (29) follows on Cowboys onside kick as Atlanta Falcons' Olamide Zaccheaus (17) looks on in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Goodwin recovered the kick. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
September 21, 2020 - 2:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — As the ball spun slowly along the turf at Jerry’s World, the black-clad players backing away like it was a live grenade, Atlanta’s grim sports history flooded the consciousness. It was an unstoppable wave of misery, disgust and gagging at the most inopportune times, all wrapped up in...
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In this Aug. 21, 2017, photo, baseball scout Gary Hughes, left, talks with Milwaukee Brewers managers Craig Counsell before a baseball game in San Francisco. Hughes' son, Michael, is married to Counsell's sister. Hughes, a beloved longtime professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Hughes was a regular at Bay Area ballparks in recent years working for the Red Sox and Diamondbacks. Arizona announced his death in a statement Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, saying he died earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)
September 19, 2020 - 9:11 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gary Hughes, a beloved professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Hughes was a regular at Bay Area ballparks in recent years working for the Red Sox and Diamondbacks...
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