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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference in New York. Silver's NBA has had a frenetic offseason filled with more drama than the games themselves, particularly regular season contests. A fourth straight year of the same NBA Finals matchup seems likely, and even Michael Jordan was quoted as saying he fears an NBA where 28 teams are going to be "garbage." (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
October 17, 2017 - 2:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Silver's NBA has endless action and daily drama. That's the offseason. Then the regular season starts, and some of the intrigue ends. Most predictions again see Golden State and Cleveland standing above their challengers for a fourth straight season, a pattern of dominance that...
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New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (88) is tackled by New England Patriots' Malcolm Butler (21) and Duron Harmon (30) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. After further review the play was ruled a fumble into the end zone. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
October 16, 2017 - 5:43 pm
The NFL season has been filled with critical calls from players, coaches, front offices and broadcasters. In Week 6, the officials joined the fray. Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins' touchdown-turned-touchback sparked a debate about whether it was a good call, a bad rule — or even if it was too...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, NBC sportscaster Al Michaels stands on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Denver Broncos in Detroit. Michaels quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during “Sunday Night Football" on Oct. 15, 2017. AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
October 16, 2017 - 9:23 am
DENVER (AP) — NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football." Michaels mused in the middle of the third quarter of the game between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos that the Giants were "coming off a worse week...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 1968, file photo, Pat Riley, left, and Elvin Hayes of the San Diego Rockets exchange a few words before a game against the New York Knicks at New York's Madison Square Garden. Riley often was forced to wonder if his time in the NBA was over. Like when he got pulled out of a drill in his first training camp with San Diego and was told he had to get better. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
October 13, 2017 - 1:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Pat Riley often was forced to wonder if his time in the NBA was over. Like when he got pulled out of a drill in his first training camp with San Diego and was told he had to get better. Or when Portland cut the newly married Riley a week after his father died. Or when he realized that...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2013 file photo, Paris Saint-Germain soccer club President Nasser Al-Khelaifi, arrives to speak to the media during a press conference at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Swiss federal prosecutors have announced Thursday Oct.12, 2017 a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 12, 2017 - 12:24 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The Qatari president of one of Europe's most glamorous soccer clubs, Paris Saint-Germain, is under investigation by Swiss prosecutors for suspected bribery of a top FIFA executive to get World Cup broadcasting rights. Criminal proceedings against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, PSG president and...
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October 12, 2017 - 11:45 am
The 2018 World Cup will be a unique test of soccer's appeal in the United States. Will Americans still watch if their national team isn't there? Fox certainly is hoping so. The U.S. failed to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia when it lost at Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night, and the...
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Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 11, 2017 - 10:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says "it is about time" that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demands "that all players STAND for our great National Anthem-RESPECT OUR COUNTRY." Trump made a reference Wednesday on Twitter to Goodell's meetings next week with NFL owners, where they will...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017, file photo, Washington head coach Chris Petersen after an NCAA college football game, in Corvallis, Ore. Pac-12 After Dark, those West Coast TV games that start at about 11 p.m. on the East Coast, are the talk of the conference after Washington coach Chris Petersen weighed in. Some say it's a great showcase for the conference, but at least one coach said the next day, his team is basically zombies. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez, File)
October 10, 2017 - 7:21 pm
Washington coach Chris Petersen has moved on from the debate over Pac-12 After Dark, those late-night televised conference games that end in the wee hours on the East Coast. But it's worth noting he did bring up a topic that's been debated on the West Coast for some time. Some say those late TV...
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October 10, 2017 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS continued to reign in the prime-time ratings race in the second week of the new fall season. And that was even without its new smash hit, "Young Sheldon," whose Sept. 25 preview was watched by more than 17 million viewers. ("Young Sheldon" won't be back until November.)...
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October 10, 2017 - 8:40 am
TRUMP-NFL Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag. Trump tweeted this morning, "Why is the NFL getting...
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