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Latest from NFL: Colts rookie Malik Hooker hurts right leg

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The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):

Merseyslide: Liverpool, Everton fall to north London clubs


LONDON (AP) — Final score: North London 9, Merseyside 3.

Kane scores twice as Tottenham beats Liverpool 4-1 in PL


LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham dismantled a defensively deficient Liverpool to win 4-1 Sunday at Wembley Stadium in front of a record Premier League attendance of 80,827.

Super Bowl rematch of Falcons-Patriots highlight Week 7

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The best game of Week 7 in the NFL will be under the lights when the Atlanta Falcons visit the champion New England Patriots in their Super Bowl rematch.

Top Stories in last day


Koeman unsure of Everton future after 5-2 loss to Arsenal


LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ronald Koeman doesn't know if he'll remain Everton manager after a 5-2 loss to Arsenal saw his team slip into the Premier League's relegation zone on Sunday.


Pliskova beats Williams for 1st win at WTA Finals


SINGAPORE (AP) — Third-seeded Karolina Pliskova cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 win over fifth-seeded Venus Williams at the WTA Finals on Sunday.


AP Top 25 Takeaways: Notre Dame dominance; Penn St surgery


The big games ended up being big blowouts.


Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

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HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series.

Sabathia can't save Yankees again with loss in ALCS Game 7


HOUSTON (AP) — CC Sabathia doesn't sound like he wants to be finished with the New York Yankees, even though they are done this season.

Baylor notebook: Freshmen give Bears hope for future


Baylor dropped its seventh straight game this season, but the freshmen gave Baylor coach Matt Rhule a lot of reasons to be excited about the future of the program.


Penn State pay back: No. 2 Nittany Lions beat Michigan 42-13


STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The whiteout at Penn State is one of the most mesmerizing scenes in college football. With more than 100,000 fans dressed in white, Beaver Stadium virtually glows as night falls in Happy Valley.

No. 13 Notre Dame hammers No. 11 USC 49-14


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Brian Kelly expected 13th-ranked Notre Dame to win big against No. 11 Southern California. He even wrote it down on a piece of paper in the locker room before the game.

Brewer, Bears fall just short of another comeback


Fresh off leading Lake Travis to a Class 6A Division I state championship, Charlie Brewer showed up to Baylor early for spring drills and immediately began impressing the coaches with his leadership and moxie.


Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers

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Big-time aces Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander. Playoff boppers Jose Altuve and Justin Turner.


No. 1 Alabama routs struggling rival Tennessee, 45-7


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama went into halftime up by three touchdowns and not particularly happy.

Mayfield, Anderson lead No. 9 Sooners past K-State, 42-35


MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Rodney Anderson ran 22 yards for the go-ahead score with 7 seconds remaining, Baker Mayfield threw for 410 yards and accounted for four touchdowns and No. 9 Oklahoma rallied for a wild 42-35 victory over Kansas…

No. 20 Central Florida beats Navy 31-21 for first 6-0 start


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Central Florida finally had been tested in a tight game, and someone wondered if coach Scott Frost enjoyed seeing how his team reacted to the situation.


OT interception enables No. 10 Oklahoma State to beat Texas


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — During his 13 seasons as Oklahoma State football coach, Mike Gundy has built a reputation for producing dynamic offenses and less than impressive defenses.


No. 5 Wisconsin stays unbeaten with 38-13 win over Maryland


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor came to Wisconsin prepared for a heavy workload, even if he was buried deep on the depth chart when training camp opened.


Truex confident as NASCAR's dominant driver hits Kansas


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. already looks like the coolest cat at the club, with his shades and scruff and disarming smile, yet he has even more reason to be relaxed and confident at Kansas Speedway this…

Saturday, Oct 21

Haas F1 tussling in middle of pack in 2nd season


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For a second-year Formula One team, Haas F1 should be all smiles.

Curry, Thompson, Durant lead Warriors past Pelicans 128-120


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As quickly as Golden State's Klay Thompson pulled up for his seventh 3-pointer of the night, the Pelicans' packed, home-opening crowd stopped chanting, "Defense," and started looking for the nearest exits.

Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7

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HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros when they couldn't afford anything else.

Packers place QB Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve


GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers placed Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve Friday after the quarterback had surgery on his broken collarbone.

Friday, Oct 20

Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles


WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories.

Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

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CHICAGO (AP) — Kike Hernandez homered three times and drove in seven runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers romped past the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Thursday night behind Clayton Kershaw to reach the World Series for the first time in…

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager


DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were in talks Thursday to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions.

Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury


NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the season after rupturing the patella tendon in his right knee.

Thursday, Oct 19

Michigan top cop loses pay for Facebook post on NFL protests

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DETROIT (AP) — The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem "anti-American degenerates," Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday.

Helen DeVos, who backed health, education causes, dies at 90

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children's health, Christian education and the arts, has died at age 90, her family said Thursday.

IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month


Investigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of doping cases involving Russians at the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November, but they have no plans to dictate the eligibility of these athletes…

Dogs test positive for drugs in Iditarod race for 1st time

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher…

Wednesday, Oct 18

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a…

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

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Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested for years by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, abuse she said started in her early teens and continued for the rest of her competitive career.

NFL players, owners hold talks on social issues

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NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive.

Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

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NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.

Tuesday, Oct 17

San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts


NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA says the San Antonio Stars are being bought by MGM Resorts International and moving to Las Vegas, joining the NFL and NHL with teams tied to the gambling mecca.

Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university where five cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem had no business leading a cross-campus march in support of the cheerleaders, an…

Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

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NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 Monday night and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven…

'Purposely hidden': Cheerleaders to protest anthem in tunnel

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Five cheerleaders at a college in Georgia are vowing to kneel in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game, moved off the field by their university after an earlier protest.