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April 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU athletic director Joe Alleva is stepping down from that position and will have a new role within the school's athletic department. The school announced Wednesday that Alleva's new position will be as special assistant to the president for donor relations. He will remain...
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March 27, 2019 - 5:38 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police say they're investigating the theft of some baseball memorabilia from a popular Scottsdale restaurant, including a ball autographed by Babe Ruth. They say patrol officers were dispatched to a burglary alarm call at Don & Charlie's Restaurant about 2 a.m...
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March 24, 2019 - 1:05 pm
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital. School officials did not release a cause of death, but an online account set up for his medical bills says the 23-year-old Reinhardt died of a sudden illness...
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March 23, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island says its tennis coach implicated in a college admissions scheme has resigned. The university said in a statement Saturday that Gordon Ernst notified the university Friday that he's stepping down. Court documents allege that while Ernst coached...
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Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton listens to a question during a news conference at the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. Florida State plays Murray State in the second round on Saturday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
March 22, 2019 - 7:29 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Florida State will play its second-round NCAA Tournament game with a heavy heart on Saturday after the death of forward Phil Cofer's father. Mike Cofer, a former Detroit Lions linebacker, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 58. Phil Cofer received a phone call with the...
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Mike Venditti
March 21, 2019 - 9:21 am
Over the past few weeks, we've seen some monster contracts in baseball, from Bryce Harper's monster deal with the Phillies, to Mike Trouts even bigger contract extension with the Angels. Now it's time for the Red Sox to put up or shut up, or they could be without a generational talent in two years...
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Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 04, 2019 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First, critics panned Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime performance. Then social media folks went full-on snark over Adam Levine's throw pillow-like tank top design. Then he peeled off the busy brown shirt and the snark turned to outrage over his exposed nipples. The bare-chested...
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A fan of the New England Patriots NFL football team skis with a team flag at the Sugarloaf ski resort, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. About 200 skiers took part to show their support for the Patriots prior to today's Super Bowl game against the Los Angeles Rams. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
February 03, 2019 - 11:24 am
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — New England Patriots fans are showing their support on the slopes before they head indoors to watch the big game. More than 100 fans wearing Patriots jerseys shared a pregame moment Sunday by creating a sea of blue as they skied together at Maine's Sugarloaf...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, Gladys Knight arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 10:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Gladys Knight says her singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl will bring people together. NBC's "Today" show reported Friday that Knight wrestled with whether to join a boycott over the NFL's treatment of Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback who protested racial injustice...
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January 31, 2019 - 3:43 pm
The New England Patriots, champions of the AFC, will play the Los Angeles Rams, winners of the NFC, for all the marbles in Super Bowl 53 on Sunday. The Patriots will be playing in their 3rd straight Super Bowl, and their 11th in franchise history (an NFL record). The Rams find themselves in their...
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