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Daily performances

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:15:11 -0600

Boys Basketball Best Performances from 12/11/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)



Daily performances

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Girls Basketball Best Performances from 12/11/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)



Tipsheet: Faulk shelved by sexual harassment allegations

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:53:00 -0600

Marshall Faulk was among several individual accused of sexual harassment by a former NFL Network employee in her lawsuit. Odds are we won't see Faulk in a prominent TV role for a while, if ever.


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Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:34:36 -0600

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday.


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Twins, 2, sing football fight song in cribs

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:24:23 -0600

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles fans start at an early age.



BenFred: Stanton questioned Cards' future more than he appreciated their past

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:20:00 -0600

National League MVP didn’t think the Cardinals could win big. Not big enough, at least. Not as big as the Yankees, Dodgers, Cubs and Astros, the four teams he said he would join.


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South Korea edges North Korea 1-0 at East Asian Championship

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:15:57 -0600

TOKYO (AP) — South Korea got the better of North Korea on the soccer field on Tuesday, winning 1-0 at the East Asian Championship.


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Gordo: Schwartz's absence brings harsh test for Blues

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00 -0600

Jaden Schwartz does everything but tend goal for the Blues — and we’re guessing he would hold up in net, too, with some tutoring and practice.


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Greece: 2nd climber dies on snowy slopes of Mt. Olympus

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 04:14:21 -0600

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they have recovered the body of a climber who died while attempting to scale Mount Olympus, the country's highest mountain, in the second such deadly accident there since last week.



Horn wants to show Pacquiao win was no fluke

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:46:23 -0600

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Jeff Horn's reward for a successful first title defense since a contentious win over Manny Pacquiao could be a bout with Terence Crawford.


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Monday's Sports In Brief

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:27:18 -0600

NFL



Cardinals remove seats at Busch to create new place for 'hanging out'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:45:00 -0600

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. • Regardless of whether the front office makes a move this week at the winter meetings or not, there will be something different about right field at Busch Stadium.


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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Villanova ready for burden of being No. 1

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:36:05 -0600

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright has seen his team deal with all the things that go along with being the nation's top-ranked school, from the extra attention to handling an upset loss.


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Overreaction: Cancel the Super Bowl parade plans in Philly

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:35:14 -0600

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There won't be a Super Bowl parade in Philadelphia this season.



Titans latest NFL team to choose week on road over jet lag

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:33:17 -0600

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are out of town this week, and veteran linebacker Brian Orakpo couldn't be happier.


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Oregon holds off winless Texas Southern 74-68

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:28:13 -0600

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It was the kind of ugly win Payton Pritchard would just as soon forget, except for the performance by the freshman seated next to him.


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Cards notebook: 'Mo' touts Gregerson; Reyes in relief?

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:30:00 -0600

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. • The Cardinals expect to formally announce the signing of Luke Gregerson by Thursday, once the righthanded reliever passes a physical set for Tuesday.


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Patriots win streak ends with 27-20 loss at Dolphins

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:18:43 -0600

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — New England coach Bill Belichick was asked if the Patriots' eight-game winning streak ended because they looked past the Miami Dolphins to Sunday's showdown between division leaders at Pittsburgh.


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MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more concussions

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:21:43 -0600

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all.


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Clippers end Raptors' streak with 96-91 victory

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:02:30 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Blake Griffin, Patrick Beverley and Danilo Gallinari sidelined by injuries, playing hard has to be the Los Angeles Clippers' calling card.


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Pakistani army: Militants attack patrol, killing 2 soldiers

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:58:54 -0600

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army says militants opened fire on an army vehicle on patrol in the country's mountainous northwestern region near the Afghan border, killing two soldiers.



Jakob Silfverberg, Logan Shaw shoot Ducks past Carolina, 3-2

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:46:44 -0600

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — In the very first period after the Anaheim Ducks finally got captain Ryan Getzlaf and Jakob Silfverberg back from long-term injuries, Corey Perry hobbled off the ice with a lower-body injury that sent him to a…


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Durant leads short-handed Warriors past Portland 111-104

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:43:32 -0600

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State returned from a dominant road trip that might help shape its season and showed once more how important depth is to its success.


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Rockets beat Pelicans 130-123 for 10th straight win

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:30:32 -0600

HOUSTON (AP) — Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-123 on Monday night for their 10th straight victory.


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Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:16:40 -0600

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.


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University of Wyoming applies to get supercomputer on campus

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:09:37 -0600

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has applied for a competitive grant that would place one of the world's largest supercomputers on campus.



Halak, Islanders end skid with win over Caps

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:04:40 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves after getting a vote of confidence from his coach, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Monday night to snap a three-game winless streak.


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Tuesday’s sports on the air

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600

BASKETBALL



'Endless Summer' surf film director Bruce Brown dies at 80

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:48:50 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Brown, who molded the modern image of surfer as seeker and transformed the sport with his 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer," has died He was 80.



Raelene Castle appointed as Rugby Australia CEO

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:48:10 -0600

SYDNEY (AP) — Raelene Castle will take over as chief executive officer at Rugby Australia next month, becoming the first woman to lead one of the major national unions in world rugby.






MLB notes: Brewers' ace Nelson will miss start of season

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:35:00 -0600

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell reiterated that ace Jimmy Nelson will not resume throwing until spring training and won’t be ready to pitch when the season starts as he comes back from a shoulder injury. Nelson was 12-6 with a…


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Welmer inches toward returning for Billikens

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:30:00 -0600

Dressed in a suit on the sideline at Chaifetz Arena, Elliott Welmer could be mistaken for a St. Louis University graduate assistant this season.


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Perreault scores 2, Jets end skid with 5-1 win over Canucks

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:25:26 -0600

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mathieu Perreault viewed his 100th NHL goal as a lucky tap rather than a highlight-reel milestone.


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Preview: Blues vs. Tampa Bay

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:20:00 -0600

Although the Blues and the Los Angeles Kings have flirted with the top spot, Tampa Bay (21-6-2) has been the NHL’s top team for most of the season.


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Capela, Harden lead Rockets over Pelicans 130-123

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:17:52 -0600

HOUSTON (AP) — In a season where the Houston Rockets have become one of the league's best teams, scoring a career-high in points like Clint Capela did on Monday night doesn't get congratulations. It draws comments on how he needs…


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'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:15:08 -0600

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017.


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NFL notes: Wentz has torn ACL, is out until next season

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:15:00 -0600

The Eagles’ concern was realized when an MRI examination on Monday showed that quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Philadelphia’s 43-35 victory Sunday over the Rams.


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Beer sales rake in more than $1M at Ohio Stadium

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:11:31 -0600

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Beer sales at Ohio State University's football stadium increased 16 percent from 2016, bringing in a total of $1.35 million in net revenue this season.






Dolphins, Cutler upset Patriots

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:10:00 -0600

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. • The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.


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Daily performances

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:02:34 -0600

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Murphy's double-double helps Gophers hold off Drake

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:40:22 -0600

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota was reminded of a valuable lesson on Monday night when Drake had the Golden Gophers on the ropes. When in doubt, get the ball to Jordan Murphy.



Mirotic, Portis lead way, Bulls blow out Celtics 108-85

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:39:37 -0600

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis are starting to draw attention for their play together instead of their fight with each other.


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Girls cross country runner of the year: Waterloo's Schwartz uses little things to claim big championship

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:30:00 -0600

WATERLOO • Jenna Schwartz wasn't overly pleased with her sixth-place finish at the Class 2A state cross country meet during her sophomore campaign.


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DePaul wins 5th straight, 83-59 over Alabama A&M

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:24:05 -0600

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 14 points, Tre'Darius McCallum added 13 and DePaul beat Alabama A&M 83-59 on Monday night.



Grand Canyon holds off North Carolina Central 64-59

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:23:42 -0600

PHOENIX (AP) — Joshua Braun had 20 points and seven rebounds to help Grand Canyon beat North Carolina Central 64-59 on Monday night.



Islanders snap winless streak as Halak shuts down Caps

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:27:24 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — Hours after getting a vote of confidence from his coach, Jaroslav Halak came through with one of his best games of the season.


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Bernier makes 39 stops as Avalanche top Penguins 2-1

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:26:34 -0600

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colorado defenseman Mark Barberio was a healthy scratch last week against Buffalo. He made a huge play Monday night against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions.


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Stars stop 3-game slide with 2-1 shootout win over Rangers

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:19:05 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Stars put themselves in position for a big win on Monday night. It just took them a while to finish off the New York Rangers, thanks to Ondrej Pavelec.


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Tarasenko bugged by goal shortage

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:10:00 -0600

There is a frustration level that has begun to creep in with Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko.


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NHL: Winnipeg wins, moves closer to Blues

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:05:00 -0600

Mathieu Perreault scored two goals and added an assist to help the Winnipeg Jets halt a losing streak at three games with a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. The win was the Jets’ seventh straight victory…


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Chaminade makes a statement in tie with CBC

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:00:00 -0600

MANCHESTER • Adam Trunko would love to have celebrated on Monday after his Chaminade hockey team tied powerhouse CBC 3-3 in a Mid-States Club Hockey Association battle at Queeny Recreational Complex.


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Northwestern sets records with 55-8 1st half, 96-31 victory

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:56:22 -0600

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern may want to petition to take another full week off in the future.






SMU hires Texan and former Cal coach Dykes to replace Morris

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:46:01 -0600

SMU hired former California and Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes on Monday as its new coach, replacing one Texan with a reputation for directing potent offenses for another.



Pelicans wear down in 130-123 loss to Rockets

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:37:00 -0600

HOUSTON — For three and a half quarters, the shorthanded New Orleans Pelicans were setting season highs and breaking franchise records on offense.



Special connection helps Whitfield run past Parkway North

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:30:00 -0600

CREVE COEUR • Playing together since grade school, Whitfield juniors Tajah Foster-Walker and Aijha Blackwell have shared a special connection for quite some time.


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Snider leads Louisville in rout over Bryant

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:18:47 -0600

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Interim Louisville coach David Padgett kept telling Quentin Snider it was only a matter of time before he broke out of his shooting slump. That time ended up being Monday night.


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Vermont wins first game on Tom Brennan Court

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:21:42 -0600

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored 13 on Monday night and Vermont followed the Tom Brennan Court dedication with an 81-57 win over Siena.



Murphy's double-double helps Gophers hold off Drake

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:13:01 -0600

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy posted his 12th straight double-double to start the season with 24 points and 18 rebounds, and Minnesota held off Drake 68-67 on Monday night.


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Rams still control fate in NFC West after tough loss

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:17:20 -0600

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have not lost consecutive games this season under Sean McVay, something the first-year coach attributes to the team's mental toughness.



Ladue tops Holt for fourth win in five games

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:15:00 -0600

ST. CHARLES • The Ladue High boys basketball team knew stopping Anthony Jones would probably be a good path to victory on Monday.


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BIDDING ON HARPER AND OTHER ELITE PLAYERS

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTIONS: The free agencies of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado in 2018 are unique opportunities -- these are elite cornerstone players signable at age 26. These players could actually be a bargain at $400-500 million over 10-12 years. So ...…


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GOING 'ALL IN' ON ARCHER?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: 'Mo' keeps preaching about the need for an impact bat, but they missed on Stanton. Instead of forcing something for another bat they don't love as much, why not go all in on another ace like Chris Archer? Maybe…


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CARDS TRAILING CUBS IN THE OFFSEASON, TOO?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: A little disappointed with the moves the Cardinals have made early in this Hot Stove season. The Cubs got proven pitchers in Chatwood and Morrow, the Cardinals got players they hope bounce back. That strategy has not worked. Don't…


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GETTING 'SOMETHING' FOR PISCOTTY?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: 'Mo' has given away Matt Adams and Aledmys Diaz to make roster room (Diaz) or for a better opportunity (Adams). Will he repeat the mistake with Piscotty? No problem with trading him, just get SOMETHING in return.


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MINDSET IN THE FRONT OFFICE?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION/COMMENT: What is the mindset of the Cards executives? Troubled? Determined? (Angry?) Fearful? It feels like the franchise is at a tipping point.


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ST. LOSING LOSING LUSTER AS A DESTINATION?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: How bad has the Cards' reputation declined over the last few years that we keep getting turned down by coveted players? How much of it would you attribute to the team's performance (missed playoffs last couple years, lack of…


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WHICH 'PLAN B' OPTION IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: Of all of the 'Plan B' options, which would cost the most and which the least, in terms of money and prospects?


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TRADING WITH TAMPA

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: What's the likelihood of talks with the Tampa Bay Rays expanding to a starting pitcher or 3B Evan Longoria?


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THE MANNY MACHADO WATCH

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: Jon Heyman has tweeted that the Cardinals are the favorites to land Manny Machado. Is that really a target for this club?


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IS GRICHUK A LEGIT TRADE CHIP?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: Have you heard about any interest in Grichuk from other clubs? Is that a trade the Cardinals will make once some of the higher-profile FA signings and trades are completed?


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MATHENY'S PRESENCE A NEGATIVE FACTOR?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: What about Mike Matheny's presence when it comes to players being turned off by the Cardinals? My opinion: He's a Bible-thumping, favorite-playing, burning-out-the-pitchers manager who has no idea how to operate a bullpen.


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TRACKING OZUNA AS THE IMPACT BAT

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

COMMENTS: Fans liked the idea of Stanton wearing the birds-on-the-bat, but some of us prefer two hitters: acquire Marcell Ozuna as a bonafide middle-of-lineup bat, and someone to protect him batting fifth, such as Moustakas, Donaldson or Longoria. Pujols was…


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BEYOND COLOME: OTHER CANDIDATES FOR CLOSER?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: Addison Reed still a fit? Gregerson is a buy-low candidate; Cardinals still need one more high-leverage arm.


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SPENDING THE MONEY SET ASIDE FOR STANTON?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: I know it’s not my money, but if the Cardinals were prepared to spend $250 million on Stanton, why can’t they go after Ozuna AND Longoria and Colome? That would really improve the lineup.


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HOW MUCH DO CARDINALS HAVE TO OFFER?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: Do you feel the Cards have the talent (minor league) to deal for, say, Yelich or Ozuna and Archer? Or if they went the Archer route: would that deplete too many of the assets needed to make the other…


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HITS AND MISSES IN FREE AGENCY

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:00 -0600

QUESTION: Most of the recent deals where the Cards have lost a free agent have actually turned out to be blessings: Heyward, Price etc. And when they have won, those have been mostly bad for the Cards: Leake. Fowler. Has…


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Oklahoma college board member chided for anti-gay comments

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:49:19 -0600

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City mayor and member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents was rebuked Monday for comparing gay people to pedophiles and politicians who've recently resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct.


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North Florida wins 3rd straight, tops FAMU 101-89

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:48:29 -0600

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Ivan Gandia-Rosa had 21 points and eight assists, Garrett Sams added 20 points, and North Florida beat Florida A&M 101-89 on Monday night.



Matt Barnes retires from NBA at 37, saying he did it his way

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:48:12 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Barnes is retiring from the NBA after playing for nine teams over 14 years and winning a championship with Golden State last season.



Jackson State beats Fisk 60-53

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:47:40 -0600

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Maurice Rivers had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help Jackson State beat NAIA member Fisk 60-53 on Monday night.



The Latest: Regent regrets equating gay people, pedophiles

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:45:29 -0600

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a former Oklahoma City mayor and member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents who is being criticized for comparing gay people to pedophiles (all times local):


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Jahlil Okafor excited about fresh start with Nets

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:33:30 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — Jahlil Okafor finally got the fresh start he wanted.



Beard scores 28, FIU beats South Florida 65-53

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:24:53 -0600

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Florida International beat South Florida 65-53 on Monday night.



Weatherington hits late 3s, helps Hartford beat Sacred Heart

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:23:20 -0600

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch had 21 points and six rebounds, Travis Weatherington made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points, and Hartford beat Sacred Heart 86-72 on Monday night.



CAA to form legal defense fund for harassment victims

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:00:47 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful Hollywood talent agency CAA is canceling its annual Golden Globe Awards party and planning to form a legal defense fund to assist workplace harassment victims across all industries.



49ers will wait until offseason to talk deal with Garoppolo

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:58:55 -0600

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Based on Jimmy Garoppolo's first two starts, it appears the 49ers might have their next franchise quarterback.


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No. 15 Maryland women beat Loyola (Md) 114-45

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:44:08 -0600

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Blair Watson made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points, Brianna Fraser added 20 points, and No. 15 Maryland beat Loyola (Maryland) 114-45 on Monday night.



Florida State League's Tarpons renamed Tampa Yankees

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:41:48 -0600

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Class A Tampa Yankees have been renamed the Tampa Tarpons.