Mavs star Doncic won't play at Bucks because of ankle injury

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic didn’t make the trip to Milwaukee and will miss the game against the Bucks after spraining his right ankle against Miami. The club listed the 20-year-old as not with the team on the preliminary injury report for the visit to the Bucks on Monday night. Doncic’s absence… Continue reading Mavs star Doncic won't play at Bucks because of ankle injury

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Cowboys render coin toss mix-up moot, throttle Rams 44-21

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys turned “much ado about nothing” over the coin toss into “win and they’re in” next weekend. Prescott threw two touchdown passes after his confusing exchange with referee Walt Anderson made many think the Cowboys forced themselves to kick off to start both halves, and Ezekiel… Continue reading Cowboys render coin toss mix-up moot, throttle Rams 44-21

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AP names Baylor's Lynch best Big 12 defender, Rhule top coach

Oklahoma State running back and national rushing leader Chuba Hubbard is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year and Baylor career sacks leader James Lynch is the conference’s top defensive player. When the AP All-Big 12 team and individual awards were announced Friday, it was the first time in Oklahoma’s run of… Continue reading AP names Baylor's Lynch best Big 12 defender, Rhule top coach

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Army seniors go for career sweep vs. Navy; Trump will be there

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army’s sensational turnaround under coach Jeff Monken has been highlighted by 10-win seasons, bowl game victories and even a spot in the national rankings. But a win Saturday against Navy would mean a bit more:  the Black Knights’ senior class would go out with a sweep of the series. Four wins in… Continue reading Army seniors go for career sweep vs. Navy; Trump will be there

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Former NBA Commissioner Stern has emergency brain surgery

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA Commissioner David Stern had emergency surgery after suffering a brain hemorrhage while having lunch not far from league headquarters. The league had no update on his condition Friday. The 77-year-old Stern underwent the operation at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital after he was stricken at a midtown Manhattan restaurant.… Continue reading Former NBA Commissioner Stern has emergency brain surgery

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MLB, union agree to testing for opioids after Skaggs' death

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine, but only players who do not cooperate with their treatment plans will be subject to discipline. Marijuana will be removed from the list of drugs of abuse and will be treated the same as alcohol as part of changes announced Thursday… Continue reading MLB, union agree to testing for opioids after Skaggs' death

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10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding health care program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s health care benefit program, the Justice Department said Thursday. They include five former players on the Washington Redskins, including Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers. Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established… Continue reading 10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding health care program

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Texas Wesleyan's Brandon Rolfe wins All-American honors

The progress continues for the Texas Wesleyan football program. Now, the news has come down from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic (NAIA) that sophomore Brandon Rolfe has made history. He is the first All-American from the program since it was revived three seasons ago following a 76-year hiatus. “Brandon is one of the most… Continue reading Texas Wesleyan's Brandon Rolfe wins All-American honors

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