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A new era of football in AAF

SAN DIEGO – When the fledgling Alliance of American Football held four exhibition games recently in San Antonio, something was missing. Kickoffs. “We were all looking around saying, ‘Does anyone...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Familiar feeling: Boston fetes Super Bowl winners

BOSTON – Hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans jammed downtown Boston on Tuesday for a parade celebrating the New England Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl title, clamoring for more with cheers of “We...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin skis to super-G world championship

ARE, Sweden – As Mikaela Shiffrin hopped atop the podium to celebrate another gold medal, Lindsey Vonn was nearby on the sidelines of the finish area, stretching her ailing knees and explaining...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn crashes out of her penultimate race

ARE, Sweden – One of the hallmarks of Lindsey Vonn’s career has been the way she bounces back from major crashes time and time again. So perhaps it’s fitting that the most successful female skier...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Svindal ready for final races before retirement

ARE, Sweden – Aksel Lund Svindal is approaching the final days of his skiing career with a mixture of nervousness and excitement. Maybe some apprehension, too. “Saying it out loud is really scary,”...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Like an angel’: Mikaela Shiffrin inspired by cancer survivor

ARE, Sweden – Mikaela Shiffrin is adding a new twist to the usual relationship between star athlete and worshipping fans. She’s putting the spotlight on the fans. The overall World Cup skiing...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pistons pour it on this time, rout Nuggets

DETROIT – For the second straight game, the Detroit Pistons had a big third-quarter lead at home. This time, they kept pouring it on. Andre Drummond scored 14 of his season-high 27 points in the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ricky Fowler wins Phoenix Open despite triple bogey

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Standing above a greenside bunker at TPC Scottsdale’s difficult par-4 11th hole, Rickie Fowler turned just in time to see his ball, one he had just placed after penalty, trickle...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Missing soccer player Emiliano Sala’s plane found

LONDON – The wreckage of the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala was located on Sunday, two weeks after it disappeared from radar over the English Channel, according to the marine scientist...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patriots win Super Bowl once again

ATLANTA –By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer ATLANTA – That super shootout everyone expected turned into a defensive standoff. The New England Patriots showed they can win that type of...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trump: NFL people thankful he signed criminal justice bill

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump claimed that “a lot of people” from the NFL have been calling and thanking him for signing legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Donald Trump says he wouldn’t steer son Barron toward football

PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump says he wouldn’t steer son Barron toward football, saying it’s “a dangerous sport,” but also wouldn’t stand in the way if the soccer-playing 12-year-old...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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