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October 25, 2018 - 4:27 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — An external investigation of the Maryland football program under coach DJ Durkin has determined that the team "did not have a toxic culture," but was problematic enough to where players feared speaking out. The 198-page report, which was obtained by The Associated Press on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) is escorted by an official off the ice after he checked St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist, background right, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Washington. Wilson's 20-game suspension for the illegal check to Sundqvist's head in a preseason game has been upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman's decision was announced Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, a week after a hearing that lasted nearly 7½ hours. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 25, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension for an illegal check to an opponent's head in a preseason game has been upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman's decision was announced Thursday, a week after a hearing that lasted nearly 7½ hours. Bettman ruled...
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Anthony Verderese, left, the assistant manager of the sports book at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City N.J., waits for Bill Johnstone to make a soccer bet on Thursday Oct. 25, 2018, moments after the Tropicana became the seventh Atlantic City, N.J., casino to offer sports betting. The Tropicana sports book opened on the same day that bookmaker William Hill was to open a sports lounge in the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, where the NHL's New Jersey Devils play, aimed at fans with mobile phone betting accounts. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
October 25, 2018 - 1:31 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold. Bookmaker William Hill US said it plans to open a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark's Prudential...
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Kansas players Dedric Lawson, left, and Lagerald Vick, right, sit for interviews during the Big 12 conference NCAA college basketball media day in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 25, 2018 - 11:32 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas was so short of depth last season that when Silvio De Sousa joined the program for the second semester, having graduated from high school early, he quickly began playing important minutes. Some of them came during the Jayhawks' run to the Final Four. Fast-forward to the...
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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo gestures at the end of the Champions League group H soccer match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
October 25, 2018 - 11:15 am
ROME (AP) — Juventus president Andrea Agnelli is standing by Cristiano Ronaldo as the soccer superstar faces an accusation of rape in the United States. Agnelli, the son of former Fiat CEO Umberto Agnelli and a member of the Italian car maker's board, spoke Thursday at a club shareholders meeting...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Northwestern's Clayton Thorson throws a pass during an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern (4-3) somehow, some way is 4-1 in Big Ten play for the first time since 2000 and a half-game ahead of Wisconsin, Purdue and Iowa in the West. (AP Photo/Jim Youn, File)
October 25, 2018 - 8:29 am
Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK Wisconsin at Northwestern Northwestern (4-3) somehow, some way is 4-1 in Big Ten play for the first time since 2000 and a half-game ahead of Wisconsin, Purdue and Iowa in the West. The Wildcats started 1-3 and in the last two weeks...
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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Chris Taylor waits for a pitcher change during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 25, 2018 - 6:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — The San Gabriel Mountains shimmering in the distance will be a welcome sight for the Los Angeles Dodgers after two chilly, failed nights at Fenway Park. No team has overcome a 2-0 World Series deficit in 22 years, but that is the tall task the Dodgers face after crumbling before the...
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Europe's Rory McIlroy hits the ball from a bunker during the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. This year HSBC Champions at Sheshan International starts with a top-heavy field that includes five of the six top players in the world and all the major champions from this year. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 25, 2018 - 3:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Patrick Reed had a Ryder Cup he'd like to forget and spent three weeks at home in Texas preparing to finish the year strong. He was at his best Thursday in the HSBC Champions. Even in blustery conditions, Reed putted for birdie on every hole at Sheshan International and closed out...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers watch the ninth inning of Game 2 of the World Series baseball game from their dugout against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 25, 2018 - 3:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — Fenway Park gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the cold shoulder. No wonder they were California Dreamin' about Thursday's flight home. "I think all the players are happy about going back to LA, but obviously we have some games to win," pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu said through a translator after...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Suspended defenseman Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to a $35.7 million, six-year contract extension that runs through the 2024-25 season. The team announced the move late Wednesday night after losing 3-2 to the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout. Schmidt's new...
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