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Associated Press

Big 12 down to final 4 teams to determine 2 title game spots

Sixth-ranked Oklahoma or No. 7 West Virginia will play in the Big 12 championship game. They might be facing each other, too, The Sooners, Mountaineers,…

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Associated Press

Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year; Acuna takes NL honor

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani was rewarded for a Ruthian season at the plate — and on the mound. Baseball’s best two-way player since…

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Associated Press

Michigan up to 4th in CFP behind Alabama, Clemson, ND

Michigan moved into the fourth spot of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, behind Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame. Georgia was next at five,…

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Associated Press

Alabama-LSU on CBS draws best TV rating of college season

CBS says Alabama-LSU in prime time Saturday drew the best overnight television rating for any college football game this season. The top-ranked Crimson Tide’s 29-0…

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James’ free throw gives Lakers 114-113 win over Mavericks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James walked into Staples Center on Halloween dressed as Jason from the “Friday the 13th” movies. Five hours later, he…

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Associated Press

Fantasy sports betting in Louisiana to be decided by parish

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana sports fans who want to compete for cash prizes in online fantasy sports games will need the support of…

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Associated Press

Column: Legalized sports betting is one bet paying off

The action is coming fast and heavy. A bettor in New Jersey used his mobile app to win $325,000 on a $500,000 wager on Boston…

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Associated Press

Undefeated Rams make splash at deadline trading for Fowler

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL’s lone undefeated team has just made an already dominant defensive front even deeper. The Los Angeles Rams swapped a…

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Associated Press

Another Minneapolis Miracle? Saints sure hope not

The last time the Saints and Vikings hooked up, folks in Minnesota were toasting Stefon Diggs with steins of Surly, and people in Louisiana were…

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Associated Press

Florida’s Dan Mullen returns to high-stakes ‘Cocktail Party’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen remembered the outcomes, but he couldn’t quite recall the details. So he went searching for the Florida-Georgia box scores…

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Associated Press

LeBron’s triple-double leads Lakers past Nuggets 121-114

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kobe Bryant took a courtside seat in the first quarter, Staples Center buzzed with excitement for the mere sight of…

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Associated Press

Stephen Curry dazzles for 51 points in sensational start

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry appreciated the freedom from coach Steve Kerr to shoot from wherever he darn well pleased, no distance off limits.…

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Associated Press

Jaguars insist London is financial windfall, not future home

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars want to be London’s team, at least on a part-time basis. Playing an annual home game across the…

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Associated Press

New Orleans Saints trade for Giants cornerback Eli Apple

Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press the New York Giants are trading cornerback Eli Apple to the New Orleans Saints.…

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Associated Press

NBA Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James hit the tying 3-pointer late in regulation. He led a Lakers lineup of three second-year pros and a rookie…

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