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Pittsburgh's Malik Ellison, left, shoots as Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele (25) and Trent Forrest, center defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 14, 2019 - 8:34 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey McGowens had 30 points and seven rebounds, Xavier Johnson scored 16 and Pittsburgh pulled away late for a 75-62 win over No. 11 Florida State on Monday night. McGowens, a freshman guard, attacked the bigger, deeper Seminoles relentlessly to help the Panthers (12-5, 2-2...
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Cleveland Browns new NFL football head coach Freddie Kitchens, right, answers questions after a news conference, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 14, 2019 - 5:59 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Freddie Kitchens ran some Wishbone formation, pulled off a few trick plays and had wide receiver Jarvis Landry throw passes. Cleveland's offense was unpredictable, imaginative and wide-open under Kitchens last season. It will be again. Kitchens said Monday he will continue to call...
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January 14, 2019 - 2:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Derek Holland is staying with the San Francisco Giants, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees $7 million. With all the injuries to the rotation last season, keeping the versatile Holland provides a big boost to the pitching staff. "For me, it was just an...
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New England Patriots running back Sony Michel (26) scores a touchdown in front of Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Darius Philon (93) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 14, 2019 - 2:26 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This much is clear about the Patriots' latest run to the AFC championship game: it's come with a lot of introspection and reinvention on offense. Gone are the days in which New England can just bank on Tom Brady piling up four-touchdown games on a weekly basis or can simply...
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Kyle Haraugh, of NFL Films, clears snow from a camera location at Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL divisional football playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts, in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
January 14, 2019 - 1:40 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Break out the parkas for Sunday night's AFC title game at Arrowhead Stadium. The National Weather Service is projecting an arctic blast to settle over Kansas City for the Chiefs' game against the New England Patriots. Temperatures at kickoff could range from 10 degrees to...
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January 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said...
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Tennessee players Jordan Bone (0) and Grant Williams (2) and Lamonte Turner (1) celebrate in front of Florida fans an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. Tennessee won 78-67 (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)
January 14, 2019 - 12:51 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he didn't like how his players celebrated their victory at Florida on Saturday. As soon as the final horn sounded in the third-ranked Volunteers' 78-67 triumph, all five Tennessee players on the floor performed a "Gator chomp" with their arms...
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Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his first round match against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 14, 2019 - 10:37 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself — and an appreciative, raucous crowd that included his mother and brother — quite a gutsy goodbye, the type of never-give-in performance he's famous for. What Murray could not quite do Monday at the...
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Australia's Bernard Tomic gestures as he leaves the court following his first round loss to Croatia's Marin Cilic at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 14, 2019 - 8:03 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open: (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australia's Davis Cup captain, saying LLeyton Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced. Tomic, who was beaten 6-2 6-4, 7-6 (...
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United States' John Isner reacts during his first round match against compatriot Reilly Opelka at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 14, 2019 - 3:20 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was a bit as if John Isner was looking at a mirror-image across the net at the Australian Open on Monday, facing that rare guy who's actually a tad taller than he is and can smack serves nearly as well. And so it was that, even though he hit more aces than his...
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