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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot from Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
August 31, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times local): ___ 5:55 p.m. Roger Federer is heading to another fifth set at the U.S. Open. Federer took the fourth set against 101st-ranked Mikhail Youzhny 6-4 to force a decider in their second-round...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2015, file photo, former baseball player and manager Pete Rose speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. A woman said she had a sexual relationship with Rose in the 1970s, starting when she was 14 or 15 years old, according to her sworn testimony submitted to a court Monday, July 31, 2017, in a federal defamation lawsuit Rose filed in 2016 against John Dowd, the lawyer whose investigation got Rose kicked out of Major League Baseball for gambling. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
July 31, 2017 - 9:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman said she had a sexual relationship with Pete Rose in the 1970s, starting when she was 14 or 15 years old, according to her sworn testimony submitted to a court Monday. The testimony was presented by the defense as part of a federal lawsuit Rose filed last year in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24 2015, file photo, North Carolina State guard Anthony Barber dribbles the ball across a FanDuel logo during an NCAA college basketball game in the Legends Classic in New York. On Thursday, July 13, 2017, DraftKings announced it pulled out of a proposed merger with FanDuel, scrapping potential partnership between fantasy sports companies. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
July 13, 2017 - 9:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The two leading daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel scrapped their proposed merger on Thursday, about a month after federal regulators sued to block it. The Federal Trade Commission — along with the attorneys general of California and the District of Columbia — had...
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National League's Gary Jones (1), of the Chicago Cubs, left, talks with Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner (10) and Cincinnati Reds Zack Cozart (2), prior to the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 11, 2017 - 7:09 pm
MIAMI (AP) — With home runs, strikeouts and game times at record levels , Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball is open to making changes in the sport's rules. Major League Baseball proposed several initiatives last offseason, including a 20-second pitch clock, a limit of one mound trip by a...
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Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee speaks during a news conference Monday, June 19, 2017, in Las Vegas. McPhee answered questions about his hockey team and the NHL's expansion draft. (AP Photo/John Locher)v
June 20, 2017 - 8:11 pm
It's 116 degrees in the ice hockey capital of the world. For the next few days, Las Vegas is the place to be on skates. The desert gambling mecca is hosting the NHL's annual postseason awards show on Wednesday, when the league also will reveal the Vegas Golden Knights' choices in the expansion...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys...
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Actress on the inside rail with Nik Juarez atop wins the Black-Eyed Susan horse race at Pimlico race course as Lights of Medina with Feargal Lynch aboard take second place, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Baltimore. The 142nd Preakness Stakes horse race runs Saturday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
May 19, 2017 - 8:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sloshing in the mud with visions of an upset, Nik Juarez guided long-shot Actress through a memorable maiden-breaking voyage Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan. After a sudden and intense rainstorm turned the track at Pimlico Race Course into a sloppy mess, Actress outlasted Lights of...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:42 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina legislators have turned back efforts to regulate the fast-growing fantasy sports industry after social conservatives argued it would further legitimize gambling in the state. A House committee rejected Wednesday recommending a bill to subject fantasy sports...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina legislators have turned back efforts to regulate the fast-growing fantasy sports industry after social conservatives argued it would further legitimize gambling in the state. A House committee rejected Wednesday recommending a bill to subject fantasy sports...
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North Carolina's Justin Jackson (44) reacts after making a shot during the second half in the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Gonzaga, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 03, 2017 - 11:40 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the championship game of the NCAA Tournament between North Carolina and Gonzaga (all times local): 8:40 p.m. North Carolina has its sixth NCAA basketball championship. The Tar Heels survived an ugly, foul-filled second half to beat Gonzaga 71-65. They scored the...
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