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December 12, 2018 - 4:39 pm
The early signing period begins next week, when most schools will secure the majority of their 2020 freshmen classes. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Mike Farrell, the national recruiting director for Rivals, joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss year two of the early signing period...
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Morehead State forward Jaleesa Avery (10) works to block a shot by Baylor center Kalani Brown (21) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
December 12, 2018 - 4:12 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor can focus on the big names and long break now that most of the overmatched nonconference opponents are out of the way. Kalani Brown scored 21 points, Juicy Landrum added 14 and the Lady Bears prepped for No. 11 Stanford by rolling to a 96-58 victory over Morehead State on...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won't be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is...
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December 12, 2018 - 2:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020. It almost certainly will arrive before the Raiders do. The league announced Wednesday at an owners meeting that the city where the Raiders will begin play in September 2020 will host the draft that April. The NFL began to bring the draft...
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This Nov. 20, 2018 photo shows a scrolling video board with basketball scores reflected in the ceiling of the new sports book at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Figures released on Dec 12, 2018 show New Jersey's sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion mark, with about $928 million having been wagered in less than six months of operation. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
December 12, 2018 - 2:23 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation. Figures released Wednesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show New Jersey's casino and racetrack-based sports books took in over $330...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. Flacco has lost his job as the Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback and will be the backup Sunday for the first time in his 11-year NFL career. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
December 12, 2018 - 11:43 am
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Joe Flacco has lost his job as Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback and will be the backup Sunday for the first time in his 11-year NFL career. Flacco is finally healthy after missing the past four games with a right hip injury. The Ravens went 3-1 during his absence under...
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December 12, 2018 - 9:18 am
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State scored 90 points at halftime and the Jackrabbits ran up a school-record 139-72 win against Savannah State. Mike Daum had a double-double in the first half and finished with 37 points and 17 rebounds on Tuesday night. The Jackrabbits set single-game school...
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December 12, 2018 - 8:36 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former senior leader of a Central African Republic militia, who also is his country's top soccer official, was arrested Wednesday in France on a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2017, file photo, Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick walks around center court to acknowledge fans during enshrinement ceremonies at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, in Newport, R.I. Roddick is trying to get his shoulder ready, hoping he can still bring the high heat on serve. The past U.S. Open champion will be back in town and wants to have his game with him. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
December 12, 2018 - 7:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Roddick is trying to get his shoulder ready, hoping he can still bring the high heat on serve. The former U.S. Open champion will be back in town and wants to have his game with him. "Coming back to New York is certainly not a place where I want to not play well," Roddick said...
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Virginia guard Ty Jerome (11) drives downcourt during an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Commonwealth, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)
December 12, 2018 - 2:58 am
Just more than a month after the season started, there are only nine unbeaten teams left in Division I men's college basketball. And it's a similar story at the other end of the spectrum: Only five teams have yet to win a game. Getting this far without a loss is no small feat. Just ask Gonzaga,...
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