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Peru's Andre Carrillo, left, under pressure from New Zealand's Ryan Thomas during their Soccer World Cup qualifying match in Wellington, New Zealand, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Ross Setford/SNPA via AP)
November 11, 2017 - 1:16 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Oceania champion New Zealand held Peru to a 0-0 draw Saturday in the first leg of their intercontinental World Cup playoff that will decide the final qualifier for Russia next year. The teams will head to Lima next week for the second leg with the South Americans...
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Team personnel assist Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving (11) after he was injured during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Boston, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Irving took an elbow to the face and left the game. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
November 10, 2017 - 11:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Another game, another injury, another win for the Boston Celtics. Jayson Tatum had 16 points, Shane Larkin added 16 off the bench and the Celtics overcame an injury to Kyrie Irving and a 12-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Charlotte Hornets 90-87 on Friday night. Terry Rozier...
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November 10, 2017 - 8:12 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Codie Bascue learned plenty about driving from Steven Holcomb in their years together on the U.S. bobsled team. And now he's a winner in Lake Placid — just like Holcomb. Bascue, who had no medals in his first three years on the World Cup bobsled circuit, finished a...
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November 10, 2017 - 7:55 pm
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Patrick Rodgers kept making birdies until his name was atop the leaderboard and it was too dark to play any longer Friday. Rodgers, a former Jack Nicklaus Award winner as the top player in college, ran off four straight birdies on the back nine and reached 11-under...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, then-Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge smiles before a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in Seattle. Former Cleveland and Seattle manager Eric Wedge has become the second person to interview with the New York Yankees for their dugout opening. He follows Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson, who interviewed Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 10, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Wedge promises a touchy-feely approach if hired as New York Yankees manager, rejecting the old-school method of publicly challenging players to motivate them. "If something like that happens today, especially with social media and everything else that's involved with it, it's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2016, file photo, Japan's designated hitter Shohei Otani reacts after hitting a solo home run off Netherlands' starter Jair Jurrjens in the fifth inning of their international exhibition series baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. Texas, the New York Yankees and Minnesota can pay the most to an international free agent as highly touted pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani prepares to enter the market, and Major League Baseball and its Japanese counterpart have agreed to the outlines of a deal to keep the old posting system for this offseason. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
November 10, 2017 - 5:57 pm
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Highly touted Japanese pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani will be posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters, allowing him to sign with a major league team next season. "Everyone in our ballclub accepts his thoughts," Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama said on Friday. "It's not just me but...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2013, file photo, Abby Wambach, left, of the United States is presented the FIFA Women's World Player of the Year award by Hope Solo, center, goalkeeper of the U.S. team, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter, right, during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland. Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Blatter sexually assaulted her at the ceremony. In an interview published Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the newspaper Expresso, Solo said Blatter “grabbed” her inappropriately on her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at the awards event. (AP Photo/Keystone, Steffen Schmidt, File)
November 10, 2017 - 5:55 pm
Hope Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in 2013. In an interview published Friday in the newspaper Expresso, Solo said Blatter grabbed her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at the annual...
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November 10, 2017 - 5:32 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency has obtained files from the Moscow lab that contain data from a period when investigators say Russia ran a state-sponsored system designed to help Olympic athletes evade positive tests. The data is considered a key piece of evidence as the International Olympic...
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Rose Namajunas is announced before fighting Joanna Jedrzejczyk, of Poland, in a women's strawweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 217 Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, in New York. Namajunas won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 10, 2017 - 4:45 pm
Rose Namajunas posed with a UFC championship belt around her waist and a tomato plucked from her garden in her hands. Namajunas has always had a bit of a green thumb, a labor of love passed on from her mother who could make strawberries blossom even in a tiny patch of yard in Milwaukee. "When they...
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November 10, 2017 - 4:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has paid out an additional $16 million to people with claims they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, raising the total amount of payouts to more than $100 million. The school previously said it settled with 33 people for $93...
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