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Reeling AFC West foes San Diego, Oakland meet

Two reeling teams that somehow remain atop their division open the NFL's Thursday night package in San Diego. Picking a winner could come down to who throws more picks: Philip Rivers of the Chargers or Carson Palmer of the Raiders.

November 09, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Penn State board fires embattled Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.

November 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Stanford’s Luck clear-cut favorite for Heisman Trophy

Andrew Luck came into this season as one of the most overwhelming Heisman Trophy favorites college football has had in years.

November 09, 2011 | By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


No. 17 Kansas State struggling vs. pass, Texas A&M next

MANHATTAN (AP) - Having successfully shored up last season's troubled run defense, No. 17 Kansas State is now struggling to defend the pass.

November 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Support for Penn State head coach Paterno eroding

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State head coach Joe Paterno is fighting for his job amid "eroding" support from Penn State's board of trustees and a widening sex-abuse scandal and possible cover-up centered on former assistant and one-time heir apparent Jerry Sandusky.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Aggies to focus on turnovers in game against Wildcats

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter just can't figure it out.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Boxing great Frazier passes away after fight with cancer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - He beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century, battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila. Then Joe Frazier spent the rest of his life trying to fight his way out of Ali's shadow.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


LSU, Oklahoma State lead BCS

LSU and Oklahoma State took control of the race to the BCS championship game - but don't count out Alabama yet.

November 08, 2011 | By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


PSU officials head to court on perjury charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Royals trade Cabrera to Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for left-hander Jonathan Sanchez on Monday, upgrading their rotation and clearing the way for hotshot prospect Lorenzo Cain to get a chance in center field.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Johnson: ‘Looked like beginning of season’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - In a somber Kansas City Chiefs locker room, not long after a disheartening loss to a previously winless team, linebacker Derrick Johnson uttered the words everyone must have been thinking.

November 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


SUNDAY'S NFL CAPSULES

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Miami Dolphins are no longer winless. Matt Moore threw for 244 yards and three touchdowns, Reggie Bush had 92 yards rushing and another score and the Dolphins walloped the Kansas City Chiefs 31-3 on Sunday.

November 07, 2011 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Chiefs’ four-game win streak ends with 31-3 loss

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs were coming off an exhilarating overtime victory, a hard-fought win over a division opponent that gave them a share of the AFC West lead.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


LSU boots ’Bama, 9-6 in OT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - No. 1 LSU gained the inside track to the BCS title game, beating No. 2 Alabama 9-6 on Drew Alleman's 25-yard field goal in overtime after a fierce defensive struggle in which neither team reached the end zone Saturday night.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


Iowa State edges Kansas 13-10

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Jeff Woody doesn't care how it looks. He and his Iowa State teammates won another football game, and for Woody, that's all that matters.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Volquez cruises as Royals blank Yankees

KANSAS CITY -- Right-hander Edinson Volquez tossed seven shutout innings and Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs as the Royals stymied the Yankees, 6-0, on Sunday, taking two of three in the series at Kauffman Stadium.

May 18, 2015 | Bryan Hoch/MLB.com | AP Sports


Irving rests sore knee, foot as Cavaliers gear up for Hawks

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has stayed off the practice court to rest his injured knee as the Cavaliers began preparing for the Eastern Conference finals against Atlanta.

May 16, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


AP Source: NFL plans to change football handling guidelines

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the NFL plans to change guidelines regarding the way footballs are handled before games.

May 16, 2015 | ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Cain, Moose power Royals past Yankees

KANSAS CITY -- Lorenzo Cain drove in a career-high five runs, Mike Moustakas had four hits and Chris Young turned in his third straight terrific start as the Royals buried the Yankees, 12-1, on Friday night in front of 34,584 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

May 16, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


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