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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. After blowing a two-shot lead on the 317-yard hole in regulation when he blasted a driver through the green and...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A dejected Cam Newton sat slouching behind the podium on Sunday night, wearing a black Panthers hoodie and a frown. The league’s top player this season didn’t feel much like answering questions, doing so mostly in delayed one- and two-word answers. Some questions he...
Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning (18) celebrates with his son Marshall and daughter Mosley after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. AP Photo/David J. Phillip
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL’s wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans. Manning’s possible farewell game in Super Bowl 50 was a throwback to the...
SEATTLE (AP) — Marshawn Lynch was at the center of attention in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday night. Except this time, Lynch may have given the surest sign he’s on the verge of retirement. Lynch, the mercurial Seattle Seahawks running back, sent a tweet during the fourth...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken “The Snake” Stabler’s career. Favre, a New Orleans Saints fan, traveled the hour-or-so drive from home to the Superdome on that Sunday in 1984 with his...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings 128-119 on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games. “Whenever you get a chance to run up...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Long after the end of his NHL career, Steve Payne is living an empty-nest life with his wife and three dogs in western Wisconsin. There is one problem: His brain has aged about a decade ahead of his body. “I’ve been examined by several experts, and they’ve come to the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball has been arrested on a felony battery charge after an apparent dispute with his girlfriend. Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain says officers were called to a downtown hotel around 3:45 a.m. Friday. A woman told...
ADA, Ohio (AP) — Every time Peyton Manning throws a pass or Cam Newton takes off to run in Sunday’s Super Bowl, they’ll be gripping a football made in a quaint Ohio village 2,000 miles away. Ada, Ohio, is home to the Wilson Sporting Goods factory that makes footballs used by the NFL, many of the...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton fielded questions during a press conference Thursday in San Jose, Calif., in preparation for the Super Bowl 50 football game on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
SANTAN CLARA, Calif. — The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will face off in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. Here’s a look at how the teams match up: When the Panthers (17-1) have the ball: Go Cam. Stop Cam. No, it’s not that simple for Carolina and Denver. But close. QB Cam Newton (1) has...

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