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San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan grew up trailing dad to Super Bowl

Kyle Shanahan never wanted to outrun the long shadow of his father. He veered toward it every chance he had, undaunted by what Mike Shanahan had accomplished and, on some occasions, undeterred by...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

IOC details rules on political protests at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies. The International Olympic Committee published guidelines...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jokic, Nuggets beat Mavericks by one point

DALLAS – Nikola Jokic scored 26 of his 33 points in the second half, including the winning basket with 7.9 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets pulled out a 107-106 win over the Dallas Mavericks on...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bjarne Riis back in elite cycling as team manager of NTT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Bjarne Riis, the 1996 Tour de France champion who admitted to doping following his retirement from cycling, is back in the sport as team manager of NTT Pro Cycling on the...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Swiss skier Yule wins Madonna di Campiglio slalom

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy – Swiss skier Daniel Yule showed his surprising victory a year ago was no fluke by winning a World Cup night slalom again Wednesday. Protecting his first-run advantage,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Avalanche go 0-2 in New York back-to-back games

NEW YORK – Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists, Igor Shesterkin stopped 29 shots to win his NHL debut, and the New York Rangers beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 Tuesday night. Mika Zibanejad...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL coaching hires ranging from experienced to newcomers

The Cowboys and Redskins went the experience route in their head coaching searches. The Giants and Panthers apparently are comfortable with newcomers to the job. Dallas replaced Jason Garrett with...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB to investigate reports 2018 champion Red Sox stole signs

BOSTON – Major League Baseball says it will investigate allegations the Boston Red Sox illegally used their video replay room to steal signs between opposing pitchers and catchers during their 2018...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tom Brady, Drew Brees exit early in changing of the QB guard

Suddenly, the old guard looks rather old. Tom Brady, who wants to keep playing next season at age 43, was overshadowed on wild-card weekend by a QB who threw for just 72 yards. Drew Brees, who...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Berhalter optimistic US will train in Qatar before World Cup

BRADENTON, Fla. – Having canceled a training camp in Qatar that was to have started this week, U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter is optimistic his team will train in Doha at some point before that nation...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

XFL to unveil innovative rules before kickoff next month

NEW YORK – When the XFL debuts in February, it will take a “Star Trek” approach of going where no football league has gone before. The eight-team league will have options for extra points worth...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World champion Tessa Worley puts season in doubt with knee surgery

PARIS – Two-time world champion skier Tessa Worley has had surgery on her right knee and will miss several weeks of World Cup racing. Worley, who is among Mikaela Shiffrin’s main rivals in giant...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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