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December 08, 2018 - 11:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vasiliy Lomachenko picked up his second lightweight title Saturday night, wearing down Jose Pedraza and winning a unanimous decision. Lomachenko (12-1) knocked down Pedraza twice in the 11th round and though he couldn't finish him, won easily to add the WBO title to the WBA belt he...
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Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron (10) celebrates with his teammates as they take the stage for the trophy presentation after the MLS Cup championship soccer game against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Atlanta United won 2-0. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
December 08, 2018 - 11:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The players bounced up and down on a hastily erected stage in the middle of the field, confetti falling all around as they hoisted the championship trophy. It's a familiar scene at the end of any season. Only this time, a team from Atlanta was doing the honors . The title drought in...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 30, 2017 file photo, Hungary's Katinka Hosszu celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 400-meter individual medley final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an anti-trust suit in California challenging governing body FINA’s control of organizing competitions, it was announced Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. The legal action by Hungarian great Katinka Hosszu and Americans Tom Shields and Michael Andrew follows Switzerland-based FINA shutting down an independent meet in Italy with threats to ban competitors. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
December 08, 2018 - 10:05 pm
Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an antitrust suit in California challenging governing body FINA's control of organizing competitions. The legal challenge is the latest faced by Olympic bodies from athletes seeking greater prize money and more say in running their sport. It was...
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Marquette guard Markus Howard, left, is defended by Wisconsin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)
December 08, 2018 - 8:28 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette is winning games this season in ways that don't have to do with hitting 3s. They still have perimeter threats like Markus Howard and Sam Hauser. But a renewed focus on defense has given the Golden Eagles a lift this year. Howard scored 27 points, Hauser added 13 points...
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President Donald Trump tosses the coin before the Army-Navy NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 08, 2018 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army had the corps bouncing in front of the president and kept the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. The No. 22 Black Knights recovered two fumbles in the fourth quarter, Kelvin Hopkins Jr. had two rushing touchdowns and Army beat Navy 17-10 on Saturday to win its third straight game...
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Kentucky forward PJ Washington (25) watches Seton Hall guard Myles Cale (22) makes a 3-point shot in the closing seconds of the overtime period of an NCAA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in New York. Seton Hall won 84-83 in overtime. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
December 08, 2018 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Keldon Johnson caught the ball near center court and heaved in a prayer of a shot at the regulation buzzer that sent Kentucky players and fans into a pulsating frenzy. Surely now, with all that momentum, the ninth-ranked Wildcats would finally take control in overtime and escape...
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France coach Corinne Diacre, left, and United States coach Jill Ellis pose next to the World Cup trophy during the women's soccer World Cup France 2019 draw, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
December 08, 2018 - 5:06 pm
PARIS (AP) — U.S. national coach Jill Ellis was asked before the Women's World Cup draw whether she thought her team would be grouped with Sweden for the fifth straight time. "Oh, we will," Ellis laughed, recalling her reply. Turned out she was right. The defending champion Americans were grouped...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) goes up for a shot and is fouled by Seton Hall's Shadeen Samuels (24) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hartford, Conn. UConn won 99-61. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
December 08, 2018 - 3:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson says she's been working on becoming a more complete player, which really means improving her rebounding. The 6-foot-3 senior pulled down 16 boards Saturday to go with her 26 points and led UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton...
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Chelsea's David Luiz, left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in London, Saturday Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
December 08, 2018 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea inflicted Manchester City's first loss of the Premier League season on Saturday, winning 2-0 as the champions were replaced by Liverpool in top spot. After losing two of its last three league games, Chelsea was forced to repel waves of City attacks before N'Golo Kante scored...
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Michigan State forward Kyle Ahrens (0) dunks at the end of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Gainesville, Fla. Michigan State defeated Florida 63-59. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)
December 08, 2018 - 2:51 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Izzo called Michigan State's last six games "one of the more incredible stretches" of his coaching career. He believes no one — "not even my mother" — would have expected the 10th-ranked Spartans to go 5-1 in those games, with the lone loss coming at Louisville in...
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