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Miami NCAA college basketball head coach Jim Larranaga reads a statement to reporters during a news conference, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami has been linked to the federal investigation into corruption of college basketball that has rocked the sport, and Larranaga discussed allegations that someone was willing to pay $150,000 to get a recruit to commit to the Hurricanes. Larranaga, through his attorney, has denied any involvement. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
October 23, 2017 - 4:43 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Jim Larranaga believes he is the "Coach-3" named in court documents detailing the federal investigation of college basketball, and insisted that he will be vindicated. "I did nothing wrong," Larranaga said. Larranaga spoke out Monday for the first time since...
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October 20, 2017 - 6:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has accused the U.S. government of pushing for Russia's exclusion from the Olympics. A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin said "certain U.S. bodies" were pressuring the International Olympic Committee through its sponsors, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Putin...
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October 15, 2017 - 2:56 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Having the best team in NASCAR has paid off, finally, for Furniture Row Racing. The team on Sunday announced a full sponsorship package for Martin Truex Jr. in 2018 with Bass Pro Shops, 5-hour Energy and Auto Owners Insurance. Since its inception, the team has primarily been...
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October 05, 2017 - 2:32 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have become the first NHL franchise to partner with a National Women's Hockey League team. Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the Devils parent company, announced the partnership with the Metropolitan Riveters on Thursday. The goal is to support the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017 file photo, Danica Patrick watches during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Patrick gets ready for perhaps the final races of her NASCAR career. With no sponsorship and no ride, she is about out of options. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 29, 2017 - 3:24 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Danica Patrick was the darling of Daytona before she put on a helmet. Patrick ushered in the 2013 season accompanied by hype perhaps no other NASCAR rookie had ever faced: Her love life, Super Bowl ads and racy photo shoots were trendy themes that generated more enthusiasm than...
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These file photos show, assistant basketball coaches Tony Bland, left, Chuck Person, center, and Lamont Richardson. The three, along with assistant coach Lamont Evans of Oklahoma State, were identified in court papers and are among 10 people facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/File)
September 26, 2017 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools,...
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Chet Gladchuk, Navy athletic director, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, and Boo Corrigan, West Point athletic director are shown Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The Army-Navy football game will be played in Philadelphia four times from 2018-2022, returning to its most frequent host city. The academies announced Tuesday at Philadelphia's City Hall that Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL's Eagles, will be the site of the 2018, '19, '20 and '22 Army-Navy games.(Joy Lee/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 4:45 pm
With a chance to try something different, Army and Navy instead chose to stick with tradition. The annual Army-Navy football game will be played in Philadelphia four times from 2018-2022, returning to its most frequent host city. Military academy officials and Army-Navy game sponsor USAA announced...
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks next to his bust during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
August 05, 2017 - 11:04 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The latest from the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): 11 p.m. Jerry Jones joined the likes of George Halas, Art Rooney and Al Davis, owners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, when he was inducted into the shrine Saturday night. Jones took the NFL by storm...
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Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:30 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Lochte had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
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Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Locate had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
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