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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski shakes hands with Utah Valley's Joonas Tahvanainen (12) following Duke's 99-69 win in an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. The victory marks coach Krzyzewski's 1000th win at Duke University. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 13, 2017 - 2:33 pm
Duke is No. 1 in The Associated Press' first regular-season poll of 2017-18. The Blue Devils were No. 1 in the preseason poll and received 34 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel in the AP Top 25 released Monday after winning their first two games. No. 2 Michigan State received 13...
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Jose Maria Marin, center, from Brazil, arrives at federal court for the first day of his trial, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. He is one of three former South American soccer officials who are going on trial in a U.S. case highlighting widespread corruption in the sport's governing body. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 13, 2017 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three former South American soccer officials went on trial Monday in a scandal that's shaken the sport's governing body, with U.S. prosecutors accusing them of taking millions of dollars in bribes and defense lawyers portraying them as innocent bystanders to corruption. Jose Maria...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, United States' Josh Sargent, right, and Mexico's Adrian Vazquez fight for the ball during the CONCACAF under-17 soccer championship final in Panama City, Panama. Josh Sargent remembered when coach John Hackworth greeted the U.S. Under-17 team at breakfast in India last month and told players the American senior team had failed to qualify for next year's World Cup. "Everybody thought he was joking," Sargent said. In the wake of the failure, Sargent has been promoted to the national team along with Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams for Tuesday's exhibition at Portugal. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
November 13, 2017 - 1:08 pm
Josh Sargent recalled when coach John Hackworth greeted the U.S. Under-17s at breakfast in India last month and told players the American national team failed to qualify for next year's World Cup. "Everybody thought he was joking," the-17-year-old forward said. "We all like giggled and were like,...
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Police watch over the start of the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas ramped up security for the annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, which was the first major outdoor event on the Strip since the mass shooting. The city posted snipers and used a helicopter to watch for danger as tens of thousands of people participated in the race. Many wore T-...
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New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis (33) runs back a kick-off for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 12, 2017 - 10:28 pm
The Latest on the 10th Sunday of the NFL season (all times Eastern): ___ 10:25 p.m. Tom Brady wasn't perfect in the first half. It only appeared that way. He did throw four incomplete passes. The New England quarterback was 12 of 16 for 136 yards and two TDs in the opening half against the Denver...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods celebrates his touchdown against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 12, 2017 - 8:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the final whistle on the Rams' fourth consecutive victory, Robert Woods looked up into the stands and felt the love from thousands of frenzied Los Angeles fans who stuck around for the final whistle on the Rams' fourth consecutive convincing victory. "Keep coming out to the...
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Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) battles George Mason guard Jaire Grayer (5) for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 12, 2017 - 7:57 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's need for a lift against George Mason led Darius Perry and Jordan Nwora to put aside freshman nerves and contribute. The duo responded with poise and clutch baskets that rallied the No. 16 Cardinals as they started a new phase without longtime coach Rick Pitino...
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Matt Kenseth celebrates his win in Victory Lane after a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 12, 2017 - 7:55 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kenseth doesn't get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he's got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships. But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of NASCAR's new youth movement. He doesn't have a...
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Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn (99) sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 12, 2017 - 7:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Adrian Clayborn set an Atlanta record with six sacks, Matt Ryan threw a pair of short touchdown passes and the Falcons romped to a 27-7 victory Sunday over the Dallas Cowboys, who looked anemic offensively in their first game without suspended running back Ezekiel Elliott. Ryan...
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Tennessee head coach Butch Jones yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 12, 2017 - 5:55 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee fired coach Butch Jones on Sunday with two games left in a regular season in which the Volunteers started ranked but are now still winless in the Southeastern Conference. Vols athletic director John Currie said defensive line coach Brady Hoke would serve as interim...
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