• January 21, 2017

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Lucic-Baroni, Brady take different paths to success at slams

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For both the veteran, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, and the newcomer, Jennifer Brady, it's a completely unexpected position to be in: Playing for a spot in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Savannah St., Citadel all about shooting 3s, shooting fast

Savannah State coach Horace Broadnax pulled a fast one on his players before the season, and now the Tigers have the fastest offense in Division I basketball.

Kickers for final 4 NFL playoff teams each have leg up

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Touchdowns are always nice, but clutch kickers are welcome security blankets for NFL offenses, especially in the playoffs.

WNBA players starting to invest in food industry

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether it's to plan for their future once basketball is done, promote healthy living or just to have some fun, WNBA players such as Sue Bird and Maya Moore are getting involved in the food industry.

Warriors get 6th straight win, 125-108 over Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors wanted to make sure the Houston Rockets wouldn't beat them from the 3-point line.

Rick Hendrick rises from tobacco farmer to Hall of Famer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted.

HS ROUNDUP: Ellison boys roll to win in San Angelo, 86-44

Casey Armour led five Ellison players in double figures with 18 points and the Eagles rolled to an 86-44 win over San Angelo Central on Friday to maintain a share of the District 8-6A lead at the midpoint of the district season.

GIRLS SOCCER: Salado girls blank Robinson 2-0 to open 6th annual Salado Eagle Classic

SALADO — Behind Annie Ewton’s first-half goal, the Salado Lady Eagles delivered a dominant 2-0 win over Robinson on the opening day of the Salado Eagle Classic on Thursday evening.

Badgers beat Pleasanton 2-1 to open Canyon Lake Classic

FISCHER — With two minutes remaining in the match, Lampasas’ Jared Salazar found teammate Logan Bender for a go-ahead goal to beat Pleasanton 2-1 in the Badgers’ opening contest of the Canyon Lake Classic.

Knights defeat New Braunfels in final nondistrict match

NEW BRAUNFELS — After trailing 1-0 just four minutes in, Haider Irfan buried two goals into the net for Harker Heights and the Knights emerged victorious in their final nondistrict tuneup of the soccer season, defeating New Braunfels 2-1.

COACH'S CORNER: Belton head coach Jackson not deterred by loss to Copperas Cove

Belton suffered a loss, but Trovocie Jackson is not dwelling on the negative.

8-6A BOYS BASKETBALL: Ellison posts lead Eagles to 55-42 win over No. 23 Midway

Ellison needed strong performances out of Elijah Moleon and Ronald Williams Jr. on Tuesday night when they hosted 23rd-ranked Waco Midway, and the Eagles received just that. 

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Lucic-Baroni, Brady take different paths to success at slams
Updated: January 21, 2017 - 2:45 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For both the veteran, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, and the newcomer, Jennifer Brady, it's a completely unexpected position to be in: Playing for a spot in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

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Savannah St., Citadel all about shooting 3s, shooting fast
Updated: January 21, 2017 - 1:30 am

Savannah State coach Horace Broadnax pulled a fast one on his players before the season, and now the Tigers have the fastest offense in Division I basketball.

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Las Vegas teen charged as adult in football player slaying
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 5:16 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A fight over name-calling between girlfriends promoted a fight that resulted in the death of a Missouri State University football player outside his Las Vegas home, according to a police report about the arrest of a teenager charged Friday as an adult with murder.

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Lipinski, Weir shine as a top pair at skating championships
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 10:05 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have something to say.

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Trumbo, Orioles finalize $37.5 million, 3-year deal
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 5:30 pm

For the second year in a row, the Orioles negotiated a deal to keep the major league home run champion in Baltimore.

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Santiago Casilla returns to A's on $11M, 2-year contract
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 5:45 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — No hard feelings about leaving San Francisco for Santiago Casilla. He is focused on his second stint with Oakland, the place the hard-throwing reliever received his big league start.

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Savannah St., Citadel all about shooting 3s, shooting fast
Updated: January 21, 2017 - 1:30 am

Savannah State coach Horace Broadnax pulled a fast one on his players before the season, and now the Tigers have the fastest offense in Division I basketball.

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WNBA players starting to invest in food industry
Updated: January 21, 2017 - 1:30 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether it's to plan for their future once basketball is done, promote healthy living or just to have some fun, WNBA players such as Sue Bird and Maya Moore are getting involved in the food industry.

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Warriors get 6th straight win, 125-108 over Rockets
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 11:31 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors wanted to make sure the Houston Rockets wouldn't beat them from the 3-point line.

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Kickers for final 4 NFL playoff teams each have leg up
Updated: January 21, 2017 - 1:30 am

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Touchdowns are always nice, but clutch kickers are welcome security blankets for NFL offenses, especially in the playoffs.

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Warriors get 6th straight win, 125-108 over Rockets
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 11:31 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors wanted to make sure the Houston Rockets wouldn't beat them from the 3-point line.

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Packers OL aim to block "to infinity" when Rodgers on move
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 6:16 pm

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — There goes Aaron Rodgers again, beating a defense with another brilliant throw outside the pocket.

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Savannah St., Citadel all about shooting 3s, shooting fast
Updated: January 21, 2017 - 1:30 am

Savannah State coach Horace Broadnax pulled a fast one on his players before the season, and now the Tigers have the fastest offense in Division I basketball.

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Tough break: Ducks nip Avalanche 2-1 after long glass delay
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 1:45 am

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Broken glass is a regular occurrence in the heavy-hitting, hard-shooting NHL, and shattered panes usually get replaced swiftly.

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Surging Capitals cruise to 7-3 win over Blues
Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:45 pm

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Justin Williams normally keeps his focus on the ice.

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Rick Hendrick rises from tobacco farmer to Hall of Famer
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 11:15 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted.

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Only on AP: Son reflects on BP's Hall of Fame NASCAR career
Posted: January 19, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Benny Parsons made it to the NASCAR Hall of Fame because of his victories on the track and his work as a broadcaster after he retired. He is there also because of one other factor - the kindness of his competitors.

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Carl Edwards makes pure and private decision to leave NASCAR
Updated: January 11, 2017 - 2:15 pm

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards listed reason after reason for stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition this season, less than two months removed from nearly winning his first Cup title.

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Lipinski, Weir shine as a top pair at skating championships
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 10:05 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have something to say.

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Column: If Raiders' move approved, fans should boycott team
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 3:16 pm

OK, Raider Nation.

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Gerrard returns to Liverpool as coach in youth academy
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:02 pm

LONDON (AP) — Steven Gerrard is returning to Liverpool to coach in the Premier League team's youth academy.

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