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January 22, 2018 - 5:02 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers wasted little time naming a new defensive coordinator after Steve Wilks left to become head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. Panthers coach Ron Rivera promoted defensive line coach Eric Washington as Wilks' replacement on Monday, just hours after the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2011, file photo, Go Daddy.com founder Bob Parsons, left, sponsor for NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, right, unveil Patrick's car she will drive full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series circuit and select Sprint Cup races during an auto racing news conference, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Patrick is teaming with Premium Motorsports for next month's Daytona 500, the final race of her NASCAR career. The one-race deal will put Patrick in the seat of the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet, the same car number she drove when she entered stock-car racing in 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Connors, File)
January 22, 2018 - 5:02 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick has found a ride for the Daytona 500 that helps complete the closing of her racing career in appropriate fashion. Patrick will drive for Premium Motorsports in next month's Daytona 500, her final NASCAR race. She also plans to race in the Indianapolis 500 in...
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January 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added future football series with BYU, South Florida and Louisiana Tech. Athletic director Debbie Yow announced the total of seven games Monday. N.C. State will play host to BYU in 2024 and visit Provo, Utah, in 2030, in a pair of games the Atlantic...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:44 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson is losing another backup quarterback with Tucker Israel's decision to leave the program. Israel said on the team's Twitter feed Monday he will graduate from Clemson and then seek to play elsewhere. Earlier this month, reserve quarterback Zerrick Cooper also announced he...
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Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes communicates with players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
January 22, 2018 - 3:40 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes continues searching for the right combinations to put on the floor even as his team remains in the Top 25 and moves closer to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2014. The shuffling was particularly evident Saturday in Tennessee's 70-63...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, speaks to wide receiver Danny Amendola after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 24-20. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
January 22, 2018 - 3:39 pm
The Jacksonville Jaguars frittered away a 10-point fourth-quarter lead in losing 24-20 to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game, yet their unraveling really began in the final 2½ minutes of the first half. As Jacksonville threatened to expand a 14-3 lead, New England...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:37 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City and southern New Jersey have always been Philadelphia Eagles country. And with the local team in the Super Bowl, the seaside gambling resort can only dream of the extra millions of dollars it might have taken in had it been able to offer sports betting. The...
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Former Olympians Aly Raisman, left, and Jordyn Wieber sit in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 3:36 pm
The chairman, vice chairman and treasurer of USA Gymnastics have resigned. Paul Parilla, Jay Binder and Bitsy Kelly announced they were stepping down Monday after calls for their ouster by gymnasts who have testified they were abused by ex USAG sports doctor Larry Nassar, whose sentencing hearing...
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