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September 21, 2017 - 6:24 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has lost its kicker for the season after he was injured on the last play of practice. Coach Dabo Swinney said a defensive lineman rolled into Greg Huegel's leg Wednesday after he kicked during a two-minute drill. Swinney says the junior walked off the field, but tests...
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In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 photo, Old Dominion quarterback Steven Williams Jr. takes a snap during an NCAA college football game against North Carolina in Norfolk, Va. Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder was looking for an offensive spark when he sent 17-year-old freshman Steven Williams Jr. into last weekend's game against North Carolina. What he thinks he found instead is a quarterback. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld, File)
September 21, 2017 - 6:22 pm
Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder was looking to spark his anemic offense when he turned to 17-year-old freshman Steven Williams Jr. during last weekend's game against North Carolina. What he found was his new starting quarterback this week. Williams directed three scoring drives, one on a...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2017, file photo, South Carolina women's head basketball coach Dawn Staley shares a laugh during a press conference at Williams Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C. It has been an eventful offseason for Staley. Now, after one more USA training camp, she’s ready to get down to business in seeking another national crown. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
September 21, 2017 - 6:20 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley spent the summer on a wild, national championship ride she almost wishes didn't have to end. South Carolina's women's basketball coach toured facilities in Tokyo where she hopes in three years to lead the United States to another gold medal, she threw out first...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season's playoffs. Officials will also make sure jump...
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Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen reacts after a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles 5-4. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 21, 2017 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It hasn't been easy of late, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are on the brink of taking their fifth straight NL West title. Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier and Curtis Granderson homered as the Dodgers clinched a tie for the crown, ending a four-game losing streak by beating the...
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) leaps over Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Rasul Douglas (32) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 21, 2017 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An injury list littered with defensive backs has the Philadelphia Eagles searching for ways to stop Odell Beckham Jr. and the rest of the Giants. Top cornerback Ronald Darby went down in Week 1. Starting safety Rodney McLeod and versatile defensive backs Jaylen Watkins and Corey...
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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) runs against New York Jets cornerback Juston Burris (32) during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 21, 2017 - 5:47 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch sent a subtle message to the rest of the NFL when he had fellow running backs Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington join him in running onto the field during pregame introductions before the Raiders' home opener. While Lynch was trying to show his two young...
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September 21, 2017 - 5:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season's playoffs. Leonard sprained his ankle when...
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