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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon might not have a tougher defensive assignment for the rest of the season than he had on Monday night, and No. 7 Virginia’s fifth-year senior would do well to repeat what he managed against Cat Barber should a similar opportunity ever arise. “I love...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andy Pettitte is confident former New York Yankees teammate CC Sabathia can be successful this season with a diminished fastball that normally tops out in the upper 80 mph range. “I am just because I know what he can do,” Pettitte said Monday. “I watched him too many times and...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is mentioned in the lawsuit a group of women filed against the University of Tennessee last week in which they said the school violated Title IX regulations in the way it has handled reports of sexual assaults by student-athletes...
DETROIT (AP) — The way both teams were scoring, Pavel Datsyuk couldn’t help reaching this milestone. Needing one point to make it to 900 in his NHL career, Datsyuk had two goals and an assist Sunday to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins. Henrik Zetterberg and...
TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant exited the All-Star Game for the final time to watch Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry wrap things up with 3-pointers. Bryant’s gone, and these young guys are good. Bryant said his All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West’s best sent him off a...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police seized more than 800 bags of heroin and about 70 grams of the drug in its raw form during a raid at a Springfield home. Sgt. John Delaney says police and members of the FBI Gang Task Force arrested four suspects Thursday who they say ran a large-scale heroin and...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’t realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he...
Denver Broncos fiery cornerback Aqib Talib was fined a total of $26,044 on Friday for taunting and face mask fouls in the Super Bowl. Teammate Malik Jackson was docked $8,681 for unnecessary roughness and Carolina third-string quarterback Joe Webb was fined $8,681 for unnecessary roughness on...
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season. The two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram Friday morning that the team informed him this week it will not offer him a contract for next season. The Bears confirmed it, with general...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins. Neither NASCAR star will be in a car when Daytona International Speedway opens Friday for preparations for the Feb. 21 season-opening Daytona 500. Gordon, arguably NASCAR’s...

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