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IRVING, Texas (AP) — NFL owners have punted on allowing teams to move to Los Angeles — at least for five weeks. The owners on Wednesday set a special meeting to deal with a possible relocation of teams to Los Angeles for Jan. 12-13 in Houston. But Commissioner Roger Goodell admitted there might...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Darrelle Revis might have to sit out his showdown with Odell Beckham Jr. The New York Jets cornerback was still in the NFL’s concussion protocol Wednesday, leaving his status uncertain for the game Sunday against the Giants. Revis was injured at Houston on Nov. 22 and...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — All the speculation over returning Brock Osweiler to his backup role when Peyton Manning gets back could prove a waste of time. Manning isn’t close to being healthy. The Denver Broncos’ 39-year-quarterback told a select group of news outlets Wednesday, including The...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Mark Richt is going back to where his college career began. The former Miami quarterback has reached a tentative agreement to be the Hurricanes’ next head coach, pending the completion of contract talks, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated...
Trying to find a way to compete with the powerhouses in the Big Ten East, Maryland plucked its new coach off a rival’s staff. Maryland hired Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin on Wednesday to lead a program that bottomed out in its second season as a member of the Big Ten. The 37-year-...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers suspended rookie Jahlil Okafor two games Wednesday after the release of a second video provided details of his fight in Boston he hadn’t revealed to them. Coach Brett Brown said the organization wanted to show “tough love” toward Okafor, adding that he was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston slugger Chris Carter, Pittsburgh first baseman Pedro Alvarez and injured Kansas City closer Greg Holland were among 43 players who became free agents when they weren’t offered 2016 contracts by Wednesday night’s deadline. Carter, who hit .199 with 24 homers and 64 RBIs...
BOSTON (AP) — Don’t expect any more blockbusters from the Boston Red Sox this offseason, new baseball boss Dave Dombrowski said after announcing a deal with outfielder Chris Young on Wednesday. The two-year, $13 million contract to make Young a fourth outfielder comes a day after the Red Sox...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have acquired outfielder/first baseman Mark Trumbo and left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser from the Seattle Mariners for catcher Steve Clevenger. The 29-year-old Trumbo, who is eligible for arbitration, hit .262 with 22 homers and 64 RBIs in 142 games this year with...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African appeals court on Thursday convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder, overturning a lower court’s conviction of the double-amputee Olympian on the lesser charge of manslaughter for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to death in 2013. Justice Lorimer Eric Leach of...

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