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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
September 30, 2018 - 1:13 pm
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick as their starting quarterback over Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick started against the Chicago Bears on Sunday after Winston rejoined the team following a three-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. Fitzpatrick has...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino reflects the last sunlight of the day along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. The hotel was the scene of the the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history when a gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival in 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 30, 2018 - 11:45 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — On the anniversary of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas looks forward even as the victims are mourned and remembered. The city is marking the occasion with a string of events, including a dimming of the Strip's glittering marquee lights. The Oct. 1, 2017,...
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia points at the Tampa Bay Rays dugout after he was ejected for hitting Tampa Bay Rays' Jesus Sucre with a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 29, 2018 - 6:07 pm
BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was suspended five games Saturday for hitting a Tampa Bay batter, a penalty that won't take effect until next year. Sabathia appealed the ban that was issued by Major League Baseball. Any games he misses will come at the start of the 2019 season...
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Connecticut coach Dan Hurley addresses the media following his team's first NCAA college basketball practice on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 in Storrs, Conn. The team opened practice a day after the NCAA notified the school of violations during former coach Kevin Ollie's tenure there. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
September 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn held its first practice under new basketball coach Dan Hurley on Saturday, a day after receiving NCAA notification of alleged recruiting and other violations during Kevin Ollie's tenure at the school. Hurley said everyone is aware of the off-the-court issues. The school...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods makes a touchdown catch in front of Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr during the second half in an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 28, 2018 - 7:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been built around a stifling defense since Mike Zimmer was hired as head coach. That foundation has developed a frightening amount of cracks, one-fourth of the way through Zimmer's fifth season. The Vikings allowed 456 passing yards in their 38-31 loss...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, baseball fans wearing New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) jerseys watch batting practice before a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians, in New York. Aaron Judge once again has baseball’s most popular jersey. MLB says the Yankee slugger’s No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
September 28, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge again has baseball's most popular jersey. MLB says the Yankee slugger's No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season. Judge beat out 2017 AL MVP Jose Altuve, who will be trying to repeat as a World Series champion with the Houston Astros next month. Judge and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews tackles Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins during the second half of an NFL football game, in Green Bay, Wis. Matthews was penalized for roughing the passer on the play. The NFL is getting roughed up over its amplified enforcement of roughing the passer penalties that has produced head-scratching, game-changing calls and a season-ending injury to a defender trying to comply with the league’s mandate not to land on the quarterback. What constitutes a clean hit anymore is anyone's guess. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)
September 27, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is sticking with its officiating emphasis on quarterback hits, including those in which the tackler uses all or most of his body weight when falling on the quarterback. NFL football operations chief Troy Vincent said Thursday that the powerful competition committee has...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) kneels in front of teammates during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif. The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent safety Eric Reid to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not announced Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 27, 2018 - 4:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Reid is getting another shot in the NFL. The Carolina Panthers on Thursday have signed the free agent safety to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not announced. Reid filed an official grievance letter with the NFL in May, alleging that team owners and the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. The Carolina Panthers have signed the free agent safety to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not announced Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Eric Reid signing with the Carolina Panthers (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Browns running back Carlos Hyde, who played with Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick in San Francisco, was stunned to hear Reid had been signed by the Panthers. When told after practice...
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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, announces that Germany will stage the 2024 European Championships, during the Euro 2024 Host Announcement Ceremony, at the UEFA Executive Committee at the UEFA Headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland, Thursday, September 27, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
September 27, 2018 - 10:50 am
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Germany won the right to host soccer's 2024 European Championship on Thursday, beating Turkey following a politically charged campaign. Germany, which successfully hosted the 2006 World Cup, was the long-time favorite and won the UEFA executive committee vote 12-4. There...
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