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January 18, 2018 - 4:12 am
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January 18, 2018 - 3:36 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Warriors extend road streak UNDATED (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are just two away from tying the NBA record for longest road winning streak in a single season. Klay Thompson poured in 38 points and the Warriors made it 14 straight road wins by downing the Bulls 119-112. Stephen...
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Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 18, 2018 - 2:40 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The WTA has signed a long-term deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019 and will increase total prize money to $14 million, double the previous purse. The move represents a significant investment in the China market at a time when the sport...
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January 17, 2018 - 10:43 pm
NBA-SCHEDULE Raptors get past Pistons UNDATED (AP) — The Toronto Raptors improved to 16-3 at home while avoiding their first three-game losing streak of the season. Jonas Valanciunas (YOH'-nuhs val-ehn-CHOO'-nuhs) had 17 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Raptors past the Pistons 96-91. C.J. Miles...
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In this Jan. 12, 2018, photo, Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) drives against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Phoenix. Ariza and Gerald Green have both been suspended for two games for entering the Los Angeles Clippers' locker room after a game earlier this week to confront another player. The NBA announced the suspensions Wednesday, Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 17, 2018 - 9:47 pm
Trevor Ariza said nothing happened. The NBA strongly disagreed. Ariza and Gerald Green will both be suspended for Houston's next two games, with the NBA coming down hard on both Wednesday for what the league said was their "hostile, verbal altercation" with several players in the Los Angeles...
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Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine answers questions during his introductory news conference at NRG Stadium on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Houston. Gaine is the Texans third general manger in team history. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 9:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Brian Gaine has had a long journey to the top. After 19 years serving in various roles in the personnel departments of several NFL teams, Gaine is the one calling the shots now. "I started at the bottom and worked my way to the top at every level of every organization that I've been...
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January 17, 2018 - 8:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Jose Iglesias, agreeing to a $6,275,000, one-year contract with the 28-year-old shortstop. Iglesias was the only remaining Detroit player eligible for arbitration . He had asked for $6.8 million and the team had offered $5.6 million...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens talks to the media in Eugene, Ore., after the firing NCAA college football head coach Mark Helfrich. Mullens will become the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee starting next season, and three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will become the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee starting next season, and three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. Mullens will be the third chairman, replacing Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt, who has led the committee...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017 file photo, New York Jets offensive coordinator John Morton talks to reporters during the team's organized team activities at its NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the New York Jets have fired offensive coordinator John Morton after one season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the move.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are looking for someone to lead their offense — again. The Jets announced Wednesday night that they fired offensive coordinator John Morton after just one season. His departure means the franchise will have its sixth offensive coordinator in eight years next season...
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