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CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Davis made several long jumpers from the top of the key. He put the ball on the ground and drove to the basket. He protected the lane for New Orleans, gliding to the rim for several big rebounds and blocked shots. Davis' return to Chicago was one...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adoree' Jackson scored on a 98-yard kickoff return and a 71-yard pass from Cody Kessler, and No. 24 Southern California blew most of an 18-point, third-quarter lead before beating No. 25 Nebraska 45-42 in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday night. Kessler completed 23...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL. "I don't like to think that way," Sam said in an Oprah Winfrey Network documentary that aired Saturday night. "But I do believe I'm a very talented football player and I'm going...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam said in a TV documentary that aired Saturday night that coming out as gay was the right thing to do. He'd have preferred the news come out after he informed the team that drafted him. "It didn't need to be public," Sam said. "Why do gay people have...
NEW YORK (AP) — After a three-day break, the New York Rangers kept on winning, while the New Jersey Devils remained on the skids even with a brand new coaching staff behind the bench. Derek Stepan led the way for the surging Rangers, who were powered to their eighth straight win...
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Stepan scored a pair of special-teams goals and completed a hat trick into an empty net, Henrik Lundqvist made 19 saves in his 600th NHL contest, and the New York Rangers won their eighth consecutive game, 3-1, spoiling the debut of the New Jersey Devils'...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Florida State and Oregon players posed for pictures with Disneyland's most famous resident, squeezed in a few minutes of media interviews and then it was time to hit the rides. The Ducks and their Heisman Trophy winner, Marcus Mariota and Florida State and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the extra point that Boston College could not, lifting the Nittany Lions to a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Saturday night. The Nittany...
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — It took South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier less than two quarters to abandon his gameplan and go back to what he knows best. "We're going to chuck it down the field and see what happens," Spurrier said. Thanks to Dylan Thompson and Pharoh Cooper, the...