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  • No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

    No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:13:19 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:04:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) celebrates his touchdown during overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta. The AP preseas...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) celebrates his touchdown during overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta. The AP preseas...
    Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia.
    Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia.
  • NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

    NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 09:05:26 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:55:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is shown during their NFL training camp football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga. Quinn said he's had a spot "removed or checked on" in annual ...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is shown during their NFL training camp football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga. Quinn said he's had a spot "removed or checked on" in annual ...
    Blocks and screens: NFL players and coaches protecting skin in different ways on every given sun day.
    Blocks and screens: NFL players and coaches protecting skin in different ways on every given sun day.
  • Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim

    Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:23:56 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:55:17 GMT
    In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race.
    In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race.
  • BaseballMore>>

  • Verlander 200th W, Astros 5 HRs, top A's 9-4 to avoid sweep

    Verlander 200th W, Astros 5 HRs, top A's 9-4 to avoid sweep

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:42:24 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:49:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Astros' Martin Maldonado, right, celebrates with Alex Bregman (2) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Emilio Pagan in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Astros' Martin Maldonado, right, celebrates with Alex Bregman (2) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Emilio Pagan in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.
    Justin Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and the Houston Astros hit five home runs, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Sunday to avoid a sweep and retake sole possession of the AL West...
    Justin Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and the Houston Astros hit five home runs, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Sunday to avoid a sweep and retake sole possession of the AL West lead.
  • Happ gets slam help from Bird, Yankees beat Blue Jays 10-2

    Happ gets slam help from Bird, Yankees beat Blue Jays 10-2

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:07:23 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:49:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray). New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius goes down after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah K. Murray). New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius goes down after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.
    New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius bruised his left heel at first base while beating out an infield hit during a 10-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
    New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius bruised his left heel at first base while beating out an infield hit during a 10-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • LEADING OFF: Gregorius hurt, Stanton in Miami, Felix starts

    LEADING OFF: Gregorius hurt, Stanton in Miami, Felix starts

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-08-20 01:22:29 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:49:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray). New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius goes down after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah K. Murray). New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius goes down after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Gregorius and Darvish hurting, Stanton back in Miami, Felix returns to rotation.
    LEADING OFF: Gregorius and Darvish hurting, Stanton back in Miami, Felix returns to rotation.
  • BasketballMore>>

  • WNBA playoff field set, LA-Minnesota meet in first round

    WNBA playoff field set, LA-Minnesota meet in first round

    Monday, August 20 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-20 13:48:07 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:19:52 GMT
    (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP). CORRECTS DATELINE TO MINNEAPOLIS INSTEAD OF ST. PAUL, MINN. - Head coach Cheryl Reeve, left, speaks with Lindsay Whalen Lindsay Whalen following her last regular season game for the Minnesota Lynx Sunday, A...(Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP). CORRECTS DATELINE TO MINNEAPOLIS INSTEAD OF ST. PAUL, MINN. - Head coach Cheryl Reeve, left, speaks with Lindsay Whalen Lindsay Whalen following her last regular season game for the Minnesota Lynx Sunday, A...
    The WNBA playoffs are set after a wild, unpredictable regular season came to an end Sunday.
    The WNBA playoffs are set after a wild, unpredictable regular season came to an end Sunday.
  • Bob Bass, former GM in San Antonio and Charlotte, dead at 89

    Bob Bass, former GM in San Antonio and Charlotte, dead at 89

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:21:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:58:24 GMT
    Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died at 89.
    Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died at 89.
  • Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:28:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:42:29 GMT
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • FootballMore>>

  • No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

    No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:13:19 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:04:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) celebrates his touchdown during overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta. The AP preseas...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) celebrates his touchdown during overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta. The AP preseas...
    Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia.
    Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia.
  • NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

    NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 09:05:26 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:55:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is shown during their NFL training camp football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga. Quinn said he's had a spot "removed or checked on" in annual ...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is shown during their NFL training camp football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga. Quinn said he's had a spot "removed or checked on" in annual ...
    Blocks and screens: NFL players and coaches protecting skin in different ways on every given sun day.
    Blocks and screens: NFL players and coaches protecting skin in different ways on every given sun day.
  • Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

    Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:19:41 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:23:39 GMT
    Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen is getting his chance to secure the starting job in Buffalo's preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
    Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen is getting his chance to secure the starting job in Buffalo's preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise

    Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:25:51 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:58:12 GMT
    (Dave Orrick/Pioneer Press via AP). In a Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, speaks to delegates at the Republican Party of Minnesota convention as her husband, NHL Hall of Famer Phil Housley, looks on in...(Dave Orrick/Pioneer Press via AP). In a Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, speaks to delegates at the Republican Party of Minnesota convention as her husband, NHL Hall of Famer Phil Housley, looks on in...
    The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.
    The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.
  • Predators GM Poile tops US Hockey Hall of Fame class

    Predators GM Poile tops US Hockey Hall of Fame class

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:20:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:37:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headline...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headline...
    Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
    Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
  • Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

    Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:34:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:33:13 GMT
    Stan Mikita, the hockey great who led Blackhawks to 1961 Stanley Cup, dies at 78.
    Stan Mikita, the hockey great who led Blackhawks to 1961 Stanley Cup, dies at 78.
  • SoccerMore>>

  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:21 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41.
    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41.
  • Man United women's team off to winning start

    Man United women's team off to winning start

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:22:12 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:23:39 GMT
    (Clint Hughes/PA via AP). Liverpool Women's Rhiannon Roberts, down, and Manchester United Women's Kirsty Hanson, top, in action during a domestic cup game at Prenton Park in Liverpool, England, Sunday Aug. 19, 2018. In its first competitive game in 13 ...(Clint Hughes/PA via AP). Liverpool Women's Rhiannon Roberts, down, and Manchester United Women's Kirsty Hanson, top, in action during a domestic cup game at Prenton Park in Liverpool, England, Sunday Aug. 19, 2018. In its first competitive game in 13 ...
    At least one Manchester United team won on Sunday.
    At least one Manchester United team won on Sunday.
  • With sloppy defending, Man United loses 3-2 to Brighton

    With sloppy defending, Man United loses 3-2 to Brighton

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:47:47 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:52:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Manchester United's manager Jose Mourinho gestures as he speaks to Paul Pogba during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester United at the Amex stadium in Brighton, England, Sun...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Manchester United's manager Jose Mourinho gestures as he speaks to Paul Pogba during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester United at the Amex stadium in Brighton, England, Sun...
    Manchester United conceded three goals in a 20-minute span in the first half in a 3-2 loss to Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday.
    Manchester United conceded three goals in a 20-minute span in the first half in a 3-2 loss to Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday.
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