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This Jan. 15, 2018 photo shows Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd looking on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Washington. The Bucks have relieved Kidd from his head coaching duties, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 22, 2018 - 5:51 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday amid a midseason slide that has left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus season tenure in Milwaukee, when the Bucks made the playoffs twice. Giannis...
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January 22, 2018 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An overzealous Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers went viral when he ran into a concrete pole says he's doing OK. Jigar (JIG'-gur) Desai told The Associated Press that his pain eased after the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC...
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles celebrates a touchdown run by running back Leonard Fournette during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 22, 2018 - 5:43 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars won't shock anyone next season. A day after a disappointing loss to New England in the AFC championship game, players packed up their belongings and headed into the offseason. They carried with them more hope than heartache. The Jaguars were one of...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 22, 2018 - 5:29 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James knows the Cavaliers have a proven vaccine that could cure them of this midseason malaise: a larger dose of him. "I gotta be much better," he said. As Cleveland has staggered to a 3-9 record since it lost at Golden State on Christmas and fallen behind Boston...
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Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer congratulates his team as they head toward the bench during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Crystal LoGiudice)
January 22, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a long climb back to the AP Top 25 for TCU. After more than seven years out of the rankings, the Horned Frogs entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll on Monday at No. 24. They were last ranked on Nov. 22, 2010, and are 13-5 this season, including wins over...
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Kentucky coach John Calipari gestures to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Lexington, Ky. Florida won 66-64. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 22, 2018 - 5:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kentucky is out of the AP Top 25 for the first time in nearly four years while another bunch of Wildcats — Villanova — maintained their hold on No. 1. Kentucky slid out of Monday's latest poll from No. 18 after losses to South Carolina and Florida, snapping a 30-game home...
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Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson, left, and and injured quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hug near the end of the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Using a cane to walk on his surgically repaired left knee, Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn't secure without him. Wentz led them to a division title. Nick Foles is taking them to the Super Bowl. Losing Wentz in...
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A tear falls from Larry Nassar's eye Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, as he is confronted in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of victim impact statements regarding former sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to seven counts of sexual assault in Ingham County, and three in Eaton County. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 2 p.m. A 15-year-old girl says Michigan State University is still billing her for medical appointments during which she says a sports doctor sexually assaulted her. Emma Ann Miller made the...
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New Tennessee Titans NFL football head coach Mike Vrabel, center, poses with owner Amy Adams Strunk, left, and general manager Jon Robinson, right, during a news conference Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans hired Vrabel, formerly the Houston Texans' defensive coordinator, five days after firing Mike Mularkey. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
January 22, 2018 - 5:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee general manager Jon Robinson got his NFL start as a scout with the New England Patriots, the same team his new head coach Mike Vrabel won three Super Bowl rings as a linebacker. Yes, it seems like the Titans are trying to implement the Patriot Way in Music City...
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