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Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of NFL’s 6-game ban

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. Elliott’s agents said...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patriots acclimating to altitude at Air Force this week

AIR FORCE ACADEMY — The tunnel leading down to the Falcon Stadium football field is dotted with warnings that a “lack of acclimation to altitudes above 6,000 feet has proven to cause serious...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Max Scherzer, Corey Kluber win 2017 Cy Young Awards

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award and second in a row in the National League. Scherzer breezed past Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, drawing 27 of...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nurkic and McCollum have 17 and Blazers beat Nuggets 99-82

PORTLAND, Ore. – Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic appeared to draw some motivation in facing his old team. “He was aggressive,” said former Denver Nuggets teammate Nikola Jokic, “looking to...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Twins’ Paul Molitor, Diamondbacks’ Torey Lovullo win Manager of Year awards

Paul Molitor and Torey Lovullo both presided over turnaround seasons, guided their teams into the playoffs and won Manager of the Year awards by wide margins. The paths they took, those were...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos sticking with Brock Osweiler, beleaguered special teams coach

ENGLEWOOD – Both Brocks are keeping their jobs in Denver, where the Broncos are mired in their worst funk in decades. Coach Vance Joseph said Monday that quarterback Brock Osweiler will start...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL: More concussion self-reporting; Jacoby Brissett handled OK

NEW YORK – The NFL’s chief medical officer says more than a third of concussion evaluations so far this season are a result of players indicating they have symptoms, a much higher percentage than...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pence’s short trip to NFL game cost Indianapolis police $14K

INDIANAPOLIS – Vice President Mike Pence’s attendance at an NFL game that he quickly left after a national anthem protest cost Indianapolis about $14,000 in police overtime and other costs. The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Sunday: Saints win seventh in a row, rout Bills 47-10

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Mark Ingram scored a career-best three touchdowns and New Orleans (7-2) won its seventh straight game by plowing through a porous Buffalo (5-4) defense. Alvin Kamara also had a...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

DENVER – Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Denver Broncos 41-16 on Sunday...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

College Basketball Tipoff: Top teams Duke, Michigan State, Arizona, Kansas roll in opener

DURHAM, N.C. – Marvin Bagley had 25 points and 10 rebounds in his college debut, and No. 1 Duke opened another season of high expectations by routing Elon 97-68 on Friday night and moving Hall of...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ottawa downs Colorado 4-3 in OT in Sweden’s Stockholm

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Before newcomer Matt Duchene can fully fit in, the Ottawa Senators still have others to make the difference. On Friday night, Mark Stone scored in regulation and again in overtime...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports