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Broncos hold on to beat Colts 31-24

Peyton Manning sure didn't need Wes Welker in this heart-pounding opener. He threw three touchdown passes to tight end Julius Thomas in the first half and the Denver Broncos held on to beat the... Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Slam

Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major title overall. Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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'89 French champ Chang helps Nishikori to US final

Michael Chang knows what it takes to win a Grand Slam title as a player. Lately, as a coach, he's been trying to transmit some of that knowledge to Kei Nishikori while helping guide him to the U.S.... Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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No. 14 USC holds off No. 13 Stanford, 13-10

Andre Heidari kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal with 2:30 remaining, J.R. Tavai forced a fumble to end Stanford's comeback bid and No. 14 Southern California held off the No. 13 Cardinal... Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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Spain, U.S. look like favorites at basketball worlds

They set out in different directions, with every reason to believe they are headed for the same destination. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Subdued Tony Stewart attempts to focus on racing

Tony Stewart, subdued and walking with a slight limp, made his way through the Richmond garage with a gaggle of fans trailing him from his car. He silently signed everything shoved in his hands and... Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Classic rules for college football uniforms

Rule for college football uniforms: Keep it classic. Ahead of the 2014 college football season, the AP asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each... Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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NCAA extends Georgia Tech's probation to 2017

Georgia Tech has had its NCAA probation extended two years after its coaches were found to have made hundreds of impermissible calls and texts to recruits. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Around the Mountain West — Week 2

A quick look at the Mountain West football teams Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Diamondbacks fire GM and former BYU pitcher Kevin Towers

The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Kevin Towers in the midst of a third straight disappointing season. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Seahawks dominate Green Bay 36-16 to begin 2014

Russell Wilson made sure everyone knew Percy Harvin was healthy. Marshawn Lynch bullied his way to another 100-yard rushing performance. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Former NFL, BYU quarterback Max Hall loses prep job after arrest

Former NFL quarterback Max Hall has lost his job as offensive coordinator at Gilbert High School after his arrest last week. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Rose struggles with shot again; USA romps over Ukraine

USA basketball defeated Ukraine 95-71 Thursday in FIBA World Cup action. Read more »

Published Sept. 4, 2014

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Packers-Seahawks a spicy start to the 2014 NFL season

One of the major focal points of the 2014 season opener between the Super Bowl champion Seahawks and the Packers is what happened the last time Green Bay was in Seattle. Read more »

Published Sept. 3, 2014

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Sam's 2nd chance comes on Cowboys' practice squad

Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Read more »

Published Sept. 3, 2014

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EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia

European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Read more »

Published Sept. 3, 2014

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EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia

European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its... Read more »

Published Sept. 3, 2014

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NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000

The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor... Read more »

Published Sept. 2, 2014

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Unbeaten U.S. routs New Zealand 98-71 at World Cup

American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. Read more »

Published Sept. 2, 2014

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Texas A&M jumps, BYU and Texas garner more votes in AP poll

Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of... Read more »

Published Sept. 2, 2014

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Armed with new deal, Chiefs' Alex Smith looks forward

Alex Smith didn't have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. Read more »

Published Sept. 1, 2014

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Vols defense wants to build on its early momentum

Tennessee is accustomed to kicking off the year with a dominant defensive performance. Read more »

Published Sept. 1, 2014

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Tony Stewart back on the race track, but big issues remain

His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him. Read more »

Published Sept. 1, 2014

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Idaho-Florida game canceled after lightning, rain

The Idaho-Florida game has been canceled because of unsafe field conditions. Read more »

Published Aug. 31, 2014

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Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup. Read more »

Published Aug. 31, 2014

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