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Man ejected from Eagles game is charged with punching horse

PHILADELPHIA – A man accused of being ejected from a Philadelphia Eagles playoff game because he was intoxicated and didn’t have a ticket and then punching a police horse in the face has been...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Case Keenum, Nick Foles and Blake Bortles are still alive – just like everyone expected

This season’s second-to-last Sunday of NFL competition comes this weekend and Tom Brady will be playing. That’s not exactly stunning. Brady has pretty much ended all debate about which quarterback...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Shiffrin set up as Olympics star; Vonn, Hirscher big, too

If Mikaela Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest star of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Not just of Alpine skiing, but the entire Winter Games....

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coming out changes the game for Olympian Gus Kenworthy

PARK CITY, Utah – Gus Kenworthy’s life has changed, and unlike most athletes who make it big at the Olympics, it’s only partly because of the medal he won. When he left Sochi four years ago,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Players held meeting, but boycott of future Grand Slams not discussed

MELBOURNE, Australia – Novak Djokovic has rejected reports that leading men could potentially boycott future Grand Slams over prize money, though he did confirm that players held an hour-long...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Minneapolis Miracle: Keenum hits Diggs at buzzer, Vikings stun Saints

MINNEAPOLIS – There wasn’t much left for Case Keenum to do but to fling the ball deep and hope for a miracle. Miracle answered. Keenum completed a last-ditch heave near the sideline Sunday on the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Goggia leads Italian sweep at World Cup downhill; Lindsey Vonn 27th

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria – Sofia Goggia used what she called her best ever downhill run to lead an Italian sweep of the podium at a women’s World Cup race on Sunday. Racing from a lowered start...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher wins again in slalom

WENGEN, Switzerland – Marcel Hirscher is unbeatable in slalom right now, and his World Cup win Sunday finally gave him victory at Wengen. The Austrian star extended his first-run lead to finish...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jaguars shock Steelers to earn shot at Patriots in AFC championship

PITTSBURGH – The Jacksonville Jaguars heard the chatter, read the tweets and Instagram posts. And they got a little confused. Why were the Pittsburgh Steelers talking about the New England...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patriots tackle Titans, head back to AFC championship game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — First, the Patriots tuned out a week full of off-field drama. Then, they silenced the Titans to earn yet another trip to the AFC championship game. Tom Brady passed for three...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kawhi Leonard leads Spurs to 32-point win over Denver Nuggets

SAN ANTONIO — The Spurs have not had many opportunities to play with a full and healthy roster this season, so they took advantage of the luxury Saturday night. Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points in...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Alexander Kerfoot helps lead Avalanche to sixth consecutive win

DALLAS — Alexander Kerfoot scored in the first period and assisted on Nathan MacKinnon’s winner, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win....

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports