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FILE - In this May 14, 2019, file photo, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand speaks during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Camden, N.J. Brand was a high-profile bust when he played for the 76ers. He got a second chance in the front office and is determined to lead the organization to the championship he couldn’t win as a player. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 23, 2019 - 6:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While his front office contemporaries enjoyed the spoils of splashy signings and bold trades, Elton Brand flew halfway across the world to serve as perhaps the most overqualified ball boy for the league's most enigmatic talent. As Joel Embiid hoisted jumpers in his offseason...
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Houston Astros relief pitcher Roberto Osuna throws against the New York Yankees during the eighth inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 23, 2019 - 12:57 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The assistant general manager of the Houston Astros apologized Tuesday for using "inappropriate language" after a Sports Illustrated report said he repeatedly yelled toward a group of female reporters about closer Roberto Osuna during a clubhouse celebration. Brandon Taubman released...
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Washington Nationals right fielder Adam Eaton can't get a glove on a RBI-double by Houston Astros' George Springer during the eighth inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 22, 2019 - 10:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Houston Astros are closer, but still have some work to do in the ninth inning to avoid losing Game 1 of the World Series at home. Washington held on to a 5-4 lead after eight innings in its first-ever World Series game...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019 file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu pauses (12) during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. A person within the NFL says the Atlanta Falcons have traded Sanu to the New England Patriots for a second-round draft pick in 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
October 22, 2019 - 5:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have done a lot of shuffling at receiver this season. They are hoping Mohamed Sanu can provide some stability as they try to solidify their offense heading into a difficult part of their schedule. The Patriots traded a second-round draft pick in 2020 to the Atlanta...
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File-This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows Pro football hall of famer Willie Brown before an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs in Oakland, Calif. Brown, who provided the iconic play of the Oakland Raiders' first Super Bowl title, died on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. He was 78. The Raiders and Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Brown's death but did not reveal a cause. He had been dealing with cancer. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
October 22, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Willie Brown established the bump-and-run style of defense the Raiders used for decades, provided the iconic play in Oakland's first Super Bowl title, and impacted nearly every player who suited up for the team over the past half-century. Brown was the consummate Raider. The Hall of Fame cornerback...
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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) scores a touchdown on an 11-yard run against the Los Angeles Chargers in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
October 20, 2019 - 9:27 pm
The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 10:15 p.m. Brett Maher of the Dallas Cowboys has added to his record as the only kicker in NFL history with multiple field goals of at least 62 yards. Maher nailed a 63-yarder on the final play of the first half to give the Cowboys a 27-7 lead over...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) spikes the ball after a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
October 20, 2019 - 6:46 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Whether it was scrambling away from trouble or designed runs to use his speed, there was no stopping Lamar Jackson. Baltimore's speedy quarterback ran for 116 yards and a touchdown, made key throws when necessary and led the Ravens to an impressive 30-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to Jake Kumerow during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
October 20, 2019 - 5:02 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers had his best game by far under new Packers coach Matt LaFleur, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns and running for another as Green Bay beat the Oakland Raiders 42-24 on Sunday. Rodgers completed 25 of 31 passes to eight different targets and finished...
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Protesters attend a prayer rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 19, 2019 - 7:56 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong anti-government protesters appealed for international help as they prepared to hold an unauthorized protest march Sunday to press their demands. Waving U.S. and British flags, supporters held a prayer rally on Saturday night to call for outside help for their cause. The...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Moore (8) throws as Denver Broncos defensive back Kareem Jackson (22) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
October 19, 2019 - 5:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Moore spent his spring as a scouting assistant with the Miami Dolphins, and he spent most of the summer gearing up for a season as an assistant high school football coach. He'll be spending his fall trying to keep the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl hunt. The...
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