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CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO STEFON, NOT STEFAN - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs takes a question from the media during an NFL football news conference Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 in Eden Prairie, Minn. The Vikings face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC championship on Sunday in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 17, 2018 - 7:01 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn't start with such brilliance. Diggs has only arrived at this stage of his life and his career, a Vikings standout on the verge of a Super Bowl, with an unrelenting diligence and a dose...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 file photo, San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard, center, sits on the bench after playing in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas. The San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a leg injury, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Leonard has played in just nine games after missing the beginning of the season because of right quadriceps tendinopathy. He also was sidelined briefly because of a shoulder injury. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
January 17, 2018 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a leg injury. Leonard has played in just nine games after missing the beginning of the season because of right quadriceps tendinopathy. He also was sidelined briefly because of a...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman listens to a guide at the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang, North Korea. Police say Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California. Lt. Rachel Johnson of the Newport Beach Police Department says Rodman was pulled over late Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, for a traffic violation. Johnson says officers administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman failed. Rodman was released from custody Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File)
January 17, 2018 - 3:42 pm
The agent for former NBA star Dennis Rodman says the Hall of Famer has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after a weekend DUI arrest. Rodman's longtime agent Darren Prince told The Associated Press that Rodman checked into Turning Point Rehabilitation Center in Patterson, New Jersey, on...
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New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, left, speaks with quarterbacks Tom Brady (12) and Brian Hoyer (2) during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 17, 2018 - 3:40 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots say quarterback Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff. Team spokesman Stacey James didn't say why Brady was with medical personnel, but said he will be listed on the...
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Javier Fernandez, of Spain, skates his short program at the European figure skating championships in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
January 17, 2018 - 2:15 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Javier Fernandez took a step toward his sixth consecutive European Figure Skating Championships gold medal on Wednesday by being the only skater in the men's short program to land two quads. Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France took the lead in the pairs, where the top five are...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) runs onto the field with his teammates before an NCAA college football game against Idaho in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
January 17, 2018 - 1:57 pm
Police are interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski's friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life. Police Chief Gary Jenkins says officers have no apparent motive for the death of the 21-year-old athlete, who was dead in his Pullman, Washington,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Katie Couric poses in the press room at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. She will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony will take place in South Korea on Feb. 9. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. Couric will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony takes place in South Korea on Feb. 9. She's hosted three Olympic...
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In this photo provided by South Korea Unification Ministry, South Korean Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung, right, shakes hands with the head of North Korean delegation Jon Jong Su before their meeting at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in about 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South. (South Korea Unification Ministry via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 10:53 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said. The agreements still require...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) runs onto the field with his teammates before an NCAA college football game against Idaho in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
January 17, 2018 - 9:57 am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice Tuesday. A rifle "was recovered next to Hilinski and a suicide note...
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Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates after defeating United States' Mackenzie McDonald in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 17, 2018 - 8:42 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov was pushed all the way in five sets before finally beating No. 186-ranked Mackenzie McDonald, who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the Australian Open. Dimitrov won the season-ending ATP Finals last November and entered the...
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