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October 14, 2019 - 7:11 am
(ROME) -- Pope Francis set the world of football abuzz Sunday by unexpectedly throwing his weight behind the New Orleans Saints. Except, the octogenarian pontiff didn't mean to support the NFL team but the newly canonized saints of the Catholic Church. "Today we give thanks to the Lord for our new...
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October 14, 2019 - 5:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 3. NY Yankees 2 -- 11 innings NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Boston 118, Cleveland 72 LA Clippers 118, Melbourne 100 New Orleans 123, San Antonio 114 Philadelphia 126,...
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October 13, 2019 - 6:57 pm
(STUTTGART, Germany) -- Gymnast and Olympic medalist Simone Biles keeps topping her own records. On Sunday, she became the all-time medal earner at this weekend's World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, the International Gymnast Federation (FIG) posted on Facebook. Biles won her 25th world medal...
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October 13, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei broke the women's world marathon record in Chicago after finishing at 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds. Video posted on the Chicago Marathon's Facebook page shows Kosgei, 25, barreling through the finish line without any of her fellow runners in sight behind...
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase (1) celebrates his touchdown reception in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. LSU won 42-28. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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October 13, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time. The Tigers jumped from No. 5, past No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Ohio State, after beating Florida in a matchup of unbeaten teams...
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October 12, 2019 - 7:57 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw four touchdowns and Alabama's offense kept rolling in the Tide's first game at No. 1 this season with a 47-28 victory over No. 24 Texas A&M on Saturday.
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October 12, 2019 - 11:17 am
(SEATTLE) -- A feat once thought impossible, Eliud Kipchoge has become the first person to ever run a marathon in less than two hours even though it will not count as a world record. Kipchoge bested the two hour mark by 20 seconds for a final time of 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds. Kipchoge was...
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October 11, 2019 - 12:35 pm
(PEORIA, Ariz.) -- San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix has been arrested after allegedly trespassing on a man's property by breaking in through the doggy door of his home. Peoria police in Arizona responded to a call regarding a reported trespasser on Sunday morning around 3:30 a.m., according to...
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October 11, 2019 - 8:04 am
(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is now ranked second on the NFL's all-time passing yardage list. The 42-year-old bested former star quarterback Peyton Manning for the spot, completing a 19-yard pass in the first quarter of Thursday night's game against the New York...
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October 11, 2019 - 5:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 6, Tampa Bay 1 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE New England 35, NY Giants 14 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Detroit 4, Montreal 2 SO Edmonton 4, New Jersey 3 Pittsburgh 2, Anaheim 1 Tampa Bay 7,...
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