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No celebrities or NFL players facing the camera, saying "No more." This ad simply depicts a 911 call of a woman pretending to order a pizza while calling police with her attacker still in the house. The Super Bowl commercial by No More, the group trying to end domestic violence...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to the Phoenix Open and received cheers, boos and gasps. All on one hole. There is rarely a dull moment with golf's biggest star, especially at the PGA Tour's rowdiest venue. Even though Woods has played at TPC Scottsdale only three...
PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people gather each year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash in the Super Bowl's host city. But instead of sending this year's guests to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers are throwing the party at a private home. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian swimming reached new heights in December when it topped the gold-medal table at the short-course world championships in Qatar. The South Americans are a growing power in the sport, and the results seemed to bode well for the host country at next...
NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl advertisers are being careful not to offend. GoDaddy decided not to run an ad that showed a dog being sold online so as not to offend dog lovers. The Victoria's Secret angels are fully clothed in its teaser spot, at least, although they reveal more in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before the Super Bowl, a Utah lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the tax exemption for professional sports leagues. Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says the National Football League and National Hockey League are for-profit businesses that...
BOSTON (AP) — NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Researchers tested 42 former players on their short-term...
PHOENIX (AP) — Marshawn Lynch found a new way to say nothing. A day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, the Seattle Seahawks' running back had another scripted answer to any questions. "You know why I'm here," Lynch replied to every question...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets expect point guard Kemba Walker will miss a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. Walker had surgery on Wednesday in New York, the team said. If Walker returns in six weeks,...