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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 19, 2017 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump's tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump's involvement in winning the players' release in comments to ESPN. "Who?"...
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UCLA head coach Jim Mora walks the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 19, 2017 - 3:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora on Sunday with one regular-season game left in his sixth season. Athletic director Dan Guerrero announced the shocking move one day after rival Southern California's 28-23 victory over UCLA (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12). Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch...
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Schalke's Guido Burgstaller scores his side's second goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and Hamburg SV in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
November 19, 2017 - 2:12 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Franco di Santo's early penalty got the home side underway as it stretched its unbeaten run in the league to six games. Hamburg's Gideon Jung gave away the spot...
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Ken Shank, of Ramsey, Minn., walks on the U.S. Bank Stadium concourse before an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
November 19, 2017 - 1:13 pm
The highlight of Week 11 in the NFL includes a trip by the Rams to face the Vikings and a showdown between the Raiders and Patriots in Mexico City. The Rams and Vikings are both 7-2 and barreling toward the playoffs. Los Angeles has emerged as an offensive juggernaut behind quarterback Jared Goff,...
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In this Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Bibiana Steinhaus, the first female referee to officiate in the soccer Bundesliga, smiles during an interview with The Associated Press at the German soccer federation’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP Photo/Ciaran Fahey)
November 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
Having made the breakthrough, the first woman referee in any of Europe's top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany's example. Bibiana Steinhaus is savoring her first season among the Bundesliga's 24-member elite group, reward for her performances as a...
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A participant wears a mask as he runs during the Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the men's and women's elite categories, respectively. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
November 19, 2017 - 10:17 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — This month in New Delhi, the air has been so acrid that people have suffered from burning eyes and rasping throats. So the notion that thousands would take to the city streets to gulp down lungful after lungful in a distance race may seem strange to many. But even as India's...
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Washington quarterback Jake Browning (3) throws a pass to Lavon Coleman for a 6-yard touchdown against Utah during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 19, 2017 - 3:04 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A bit of late-game mastery by Washington quarterback Jake Browning provided Tristan Vizcaino a chance at redemption for a season of shaky kicking and the capper to one crazy rally. Pac-12 after dark, indeed. Vizcaino hit a 38-yard field goal as time expired and No. 16 Washington...
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Southern California running back Ronald Jones II, top, is tackled by UCLA defensive back Nate Meadors during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 19, 2017 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Sam Darnold met up with Josh Rosen at midfield, the Southern California quarterback climbed the stepladder for possibly the final time, holding the sword aloft and leading the Trojans' band while the student section chanted: "One more year!" If Darnold had just played his...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, right, passes the ball behind himself and over Atlanta Hawks' Luke Babbitt in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 18, 2017 - 10:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. At 15-2, Boston leads the NBA and matched the best start in franchise history through 17 games. The...
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Notre Dame wide receiver Kevin Stepherson (29) makes a catch in the end zone for a touchdown in front of Navy safety Jarid Ryan (2) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Notre Dame defeated Navy 24-17. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
November 18, 2017 - 9:14 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With their slim College Football Playoff hopes fading, Brandon Wimbush and Notre Dame finally found a rhythm and put Navy away. Wimbush threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score as No. 9 Notre Dame rallied in the rain and wind to beat Navy 24-17 Saturday...
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