Sports

August 21, 2017 - 6:58 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A woman who reported that she'd been sexually assaulted is suing Baylor University, alleging questions she faced from the university shifted blame away from her attacker toward her. The lawsuit filed in a Waco federal court on Monday alleges Baylor's response to the attack...
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Minnesota Twins players Ehire Adrianza front, and Ervin Santana back, along with other members of the team watch the solar eclipse before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
August 21, 2017 - 6:49 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties. The Lincoln Saltdogs wore special black-and-white jerseys and stopped their game just before 1 p.m. to...
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Minnesota Twins players Ehire Adrianza front, and Ervin Santana back, along with other members of the team watch the solar eclipse before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
August 21, 2017 - 6:49 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties. The Lincoln Saltdogs wore special black-and-white jerseys and stopped their game just before 1 p.m. to...
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A fan waves a small flag during the singing of the national anthem before the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 21, 2017 - 6:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don't want politics mixed in with sports, they just want to enjoy the show. NASCAR, unfortunately, cannot sit on the sidelines and simply watch the cars go round. The top racing...
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A fan waves a small flag during the singing of the national anthem before the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 21, 2017 - 6:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don't want politics mixed in with sports, they just want to enjoy the show. NASCAR, unfortunately, cannot sit on the sidelines and simply watch the cars go round. The top racing...
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File- This Dec. 17, 2016, file photo shows South Florida head football coach Charlie Strong waving to the crowd after being introduced during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tampa, Fla. Twenty years after launching its football program from scratch, South Florida could be on the verge of realizing its vast potential. The Bulls open the season ranked in the Top 25 and coach Charlie Strong has been brought in to help them meet their high expectations.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
August 21, 2017 - 5:45 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Strong is accustomed to high expectations. But the situation is a little different in for him at South Florida. He isn't building or re-building a program in his first season. He is trying to lead a talented Bulls team to another level. The Bulls could be on the verge of...
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File- This Dec. 17, 2016, file photo shows South Florida head football coach Charlie Strong waving to the crowd after being introduced during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tampa, Fla. Twenty years after launching its football program from scratch, South Florida could be on the verge of realizing its vast potential. The Bulls open the season ranked in the Top 25 and coach Charlie Strong has been brought in to help them meet their high expectations.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
August 21, 2017 - 5:45 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Strong is accustomed to high expectations. But the situation is a little different in for him at South Florida. He isn't building or re-building a program in his first season. He is trying to lead a talented Bulls team to another level. The Bulls could be on the verge of...
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Minnesota Twins players Ehire Adrianza front, and Ervin Santana back, along with other members of the team watch the solar eclipse before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
August 21, 2017 - 5:42 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties. The Lincoln Saltdogs wore special black-and-white jerseys and stopped their game just before 1 p.m. to...
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Minnesota Twins players Ehire Adrianza front, and Ervin Santana back, along with other members of the team watch the solar eclipse before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
August 21, 2017 - 5:42 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties. The Lincoln Saltdogs wore special black-and-white jerseys and stopped their game just before 1 p.m. to...
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File-This Aug. 14, 2017, file photo shows NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talking with Arizona Cardinals football team season ticket holders at University of Phoenix Stadium, in Glendale, Ariz. A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press the NFL is working on a five-year contract extension for Goodell. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, because the deal is not complete. The extension would run through the 2024 season. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 21, 2017 - 5:29 pm
Commissioner Roger Goodell is on track to maintain his prominent place at the table for the next round of collective bargaining between NFL owners and players, a process that's sure to be contentious. The league is working on a five-year contract extension for Goodell, a person with knowledge of...
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