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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

Broncos’ Bailey, Bowlen make Hall of Fame

ATLANTA – For towering tight end Tony Gonzalez, this was a slam dunk. The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez, who turned the celebratory post-TD dunk over the crossbar into an art form, was voted into the Hall of...

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

Danger Warning! Extreme cold can affect even elite skiers

Alexandra Coletti, a veteran of more than 200 World Cup races, once came dangerously close to losing the big toe on her right foot to frostbite. Ivica Kostelic burned skin off of his face while...

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

Last World Cup ski race before worlds canceled because of snowfall

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany – The last World Cup race before the world championships was canceled Sunday because of heavy snowfall. Organizers called off a men’s giant slalom, a day after they...

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

Come together: Super Bowl Sunday, the last stand of live TV

ATLANTA – Oh sure, there’s plenty of evidence to support the soothsayers who are predicting the slow, inevitable death of live television. And there’s plenty of proof to bolster theories about the...

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

Dustin Johnson hangs on for victory at Saudi International

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia – Joint overnight leader Dustin Johnson shot a final-round 3-under 67 to win the Saudi International tournament by two strokes on Sunday. The American’s...

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

Patriots dominate the slopes; hope to do same on gridiron

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – New England Patriots fans are showing their support on the slopes before they head indoors to watch the big game. More than 100 fans wearing Patriots jerseys shared a...

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

Nuggets win sixth consecutive game, best Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS – Nikola Jokic took the ball for Denver behind the basket after a turnover by Minnesota and, seeing teammate Malik Beasley breaking open past the defense, fired a full-court pass as if...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patrick Mahomes named NFL’s MVP

ATLANTA – Patrick Mahomes’ breathtaking breakthrough season earned him the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award. The Chiefs quarterback landed a pair of honors at NFL Honors on Saturday night, taking...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patriots have the Super Bowl habit; Rams are newcomers

ATLANTA – Hey, have you guys been here before? If you’re a New England Patriot, the answer pretty much is “all the time.” If you play for the Rams, the reply basically is “never in my life.” So, if...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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