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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, left, shakes hands with Seattle Hockey Partners majority owner David Bonderman after the announcement by the National Hockey League Board of Governors to name Seattle as the home of the league's 32nd franchise, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle is getting a National Hockey League team. It will just have to wait a little bit longer to drop the puck. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 instead of 2020 to allow...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, right, high-five's Washington Wild hockey team wing Jaina Goscinski, 11, as Tod Leiweke, CEO of NHL Seattle, looks on during a news conference in Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors is meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island, Ga., to give final approval to Seattle's bid to add the league's 32nd team. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 04, 2018 - 11:24 am
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest from the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meeting, where expansion to Seattle was on the agenda. (all times Eastern): 12:18 p.m. Fans at a downtown Seattle bar erupted with cheers following the announcement that the city was being awarded the 32nd NHL...
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer walks off the field with his wife, Shelley Meyer, early Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, after defeating Northwestern in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game in Indianapolis. Ohio State won 45-24. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 04, 2018 - 9:28 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's retirement: (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Former Ohio State players are paying tribute to retiring coach Urban Meyer. Ohio State says the 54-year-old Meyer is retiring from coaching and co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo, Afghan president Ashraf Ghani talks during the United Nations Conference on Afghanistan at the UN Offices in Geneva, Switzerland. Ghani ordered Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse of female athletes, saying that any kind of misconduct against athletes, male or female, was unacceptable. (Fabrice Coffrini/Pool Photo via AP, File)
December 04, 2018 - 8:32 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday ordered an investigation after the Guardian reported that members of the national women's soccer team were sexually and physically abused by men from the country's football federation. The report in the British newspaper on Friday...
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Washington Redskins' Colt McCoy (12) tries to avoid Philadelphia Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins (27) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
December 03, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy suffered a fractured fibula in his right leg in the second quarter of Monday night's 28-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington coach Jay Gruden said. McCoy ran to avoid a sack and tried to slide as the Eagles defense rushed toward him. He...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Golden Tate (19) is tackled by Washington Redskins' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (20) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
December 03, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz ran around and extended plays the way he did before his knee injury. Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles stayed in the hunt for the NFC East title with a 28-13 victory over the depleted Washington Redskins on...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora smiles as he walks the red carpet prior to the premiere of "The 2018 World Series: Damage Done," documentary production that captures video moments of the Red Sox's march towards the 2018 World Series Championship, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
December 03, 2018 - 8:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have accepted an invitation to the White House to celebrate their World Series championship. "We've accepted and we're going to see if there's a date that works," team President Sam Kennedy said Monday night before the premiere of the ballclub's 2018 highlight video...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) greets running back Todd Gurley (30) after Gurley's 13-yard rush for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 03, 2018 - 8:07 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams seemed to come out of nowhere last season to win their first NFC West championship in 14 years. When the Rams clinched their second straight division title Sunday, everybody in the NFL had seen it coming all year long. The league-leading Rams (11-1...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) scrambles for a first down against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa is the offensive player of the year and one of five members of the top-ranked Crimson Tide to earn first-team honors on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference team, announced Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
December 03, 2018 - 6:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years. The finalists were announced Monday, hours after the deadline for 928 voters...
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File-This Oct. 25, 2018, file photo shows Appalachian State head coach Scott Satterfield watches his team warm up before an NCAA college football game against the Georgia Southern, in Statesboro, Ga. A person with knowledge of the situation says Louisville has reached agreement with Satterfield to be the Cardinals next head football coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, on condition on anonymity because neither the school nor Satterfield had publicly announced the decision. Louisville has scheduled a Tuesday afternoon news conference with a “special announcement” about the football program. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
December 03, 2018 - 6:52 pm
Louisville has tabbed Appalachian State's Scott Satterfield to be the Cardinals' next football coach. A person with knowledge of the situation says the school has reached an agreement with Satterfield. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because neither the...
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