• January 18, 2017

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Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short.

Steelers WR Antonio Brown apologizes for livestreaming video

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week.

Ryan's resume still has 1 glaring hole: a Super Bowl title

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan knew the question was coming.

Phil Mickelson set to return at CareerBuilder Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is set to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected.

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez elected to baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez elected to baseball Hall of Fame.

No. 7 Creighton's goals intact even with Maurice Watson out

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton returned to practice Wednesday with the same aspirations it had before Maurice Watson Jr. went out with a season-ending knee injury.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jones keeps Gatesville planted in top 10

Allaira Jones believes one person made the difference.

Two area volleyball players earn TSWA all-state honors

Copperas Cove’s Aidan Chace and Gatesville’s Kate Lovejoy were named to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Volleyball Team released Saturday.

BOYS SOCCER: Wolves rout Lake View 6-1 for impressive finish in Winter Showcase

To begin the final day of the Harker Heights Knights Winter Showcase on Saturday, Shoemaker unleashed an offensive barrage, taking 21 shots and burying six into the net for an impressive 6-1 victory over Class 5A San Angelo Lake View at Leo Buckley Stadium. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Walker helps 7A Grizzlies start new year with win

Samiyah Walker scored 23 points and the Union Grove Grizzlies seventh-grade girls ‘A’ team won its first game of the new year despite the absence of two players Monday, beating Rancier 7A.

8-6A BOYS BASKETBALL: Ford leads Cove past Killeen into sole possession of 4th place

COPPERAS COVE — It could not wait any longer.

8-6A BOYS BASKETBALL: Wolves on target in 2nd half, beat Knights 66-55

At halftime Friday night at home, Javon Levi told Shoemaker’s shooters to keep taking their shots. 

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No. 7 Creighton's goals intact even with Maurice Watson out
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30 pm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton returned to practice Wednesday with the same aspirations it had before Maurice Watson Jr. went out with a season-ending knee injury.

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Oregon strength coach suspended after players hospitalized
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

The University of Oregon suspended football strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after three players were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts last week.

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Teen and mom under arrest in Missouri State player's death
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:30 am

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a teenager and his mother are under arrest in the death of a Missouri State University football player who tried to stop a fight involving his sister in Las Vegas.

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Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short.

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Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Posted: January 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez elected to baseball Hall of Fame.

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Trevor Plouffe finalizes $5.25M, 1-year deal with A's
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 3:30 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Infielder Trevor Plouffe has finalized a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy.

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No. 7 Creighton's goals intact even with Maurice Watson out
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30 pm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton returned to practice Wednesday with the same aspirations it had before Maurice Watson Jr. went out with a season-ending knee injury.

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A look at events and attractions surrounding Super Bowl LI
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:15 am

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston is the nation's fourth largest city, a sprawling metropolis larger than some small states. But the good news for those visiting for Super Bowl LI is that most of the events surrounding the game will be concentrated downtown, making it easy to visit a number of attractions.

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Topsy-turvy: Seppi posts comeback win over Kyrgios
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:45 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The audacious between-the-legs shot by Nick Kyrgios. His missed match point. The nerveless break when Andreas Seppi was serving for a second-round upset win.

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown apologizes for livestreaming video
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:09 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week.

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Ryan's resume still has 1 glaring hole: a Super Bowl title
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30 pm

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan knew the question was coming.

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Judge rejects bid by Aaron Hernandez to suppress cellphone
Posted: January 18, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A judge has denied a request from former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to suppress the contents of his cellphone at his upcoming double murder trial.

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Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season
Updated: January 17, 2017 - 4:15 pm

Stuck in last place in the Eastern Conference, the New York Islanders fired coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday, ending one of the longest tenures in the NHL.

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Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victory
Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:30 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The goals kept coming. One after another. A dizzying three periods of shots followed by baffled goaltenders fishing pucks out of the net wondering how things got out of hand so quickly.

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AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them
Updated: January 16, 2017 - 7:01 pm

Aaron Rodgers doesn't just make the big throws, he designs them.

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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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AP Sources: Edwards walking away from final year with Gibbs
Updated: January 10, 2017 - 3:15 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a stunning decision, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is walking away from the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing less than two months after nearly winning his first Cup championship, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Messi statue in Argentina vandalized; torso, head sliced off
Updated: January 10, 2017 - 12:46 pm

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed — leaving only the legs and a soccer ball on display.

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Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 1:15 pm

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood, now banned as a terrorist organization, judicial officials said Wednesday.

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Packers-Falcons NFC matchup expected to produce big offense
Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:45 pm

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The high-scoring offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers appear poised to provide a memorable send-off for the Georgia Dome.

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Falcons: Julio Jones will be ready to go in NFC championship
Updated: January 16, 2017 - 5:15 pm

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Don't fret, Atlanta Falcons fans.

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