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Philadelphia 76ers' Corey Brewer goes up for a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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January 21, 2019 - 10:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night. Harden, selected Western Conference player of the week on Monday, finished with 37 points — giving him 20 straight...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2016, file photo, first place finisher Shim Suk-hee, from South Korea, races during the women's 1,500-meter finals at a World Cup short track speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah.
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File
January 21, 2019 - 9:34 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them, a group representing the athletes disclosed Monday following claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that her former coach had repeatedly raped her. The announcement came amid a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, boxer Manny Pacquiao prays before breakfast at his home following his morning run in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File
January 21, 2019 - 7:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Spokesman Mike Quinn confirmed the burglary to NBC News. Los Angeles Police Department public information officer...
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January 21, 2019 - 7:16 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Many Americans in places where sports betting is legal for the first time are beginning to make wagers on the Super Bowl, including some bets on the performances of individual athletes. But if the National Football League had its way, bets on things like passing...
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Jul 26, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) during training camp at NovaCare Complex.
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January 21, 2019 - 3:52 pm
By: Eliot Shorr Parks PHILADELPHIA (WIP) -- On Monday morning, a report was published on PhillyVoice.com painting Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz as a "selfish" and "egotistical" player. Shortly after the report was published, Wentz's teammates started standing up for the franchise quarterback...
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United States' Serena Williams, right, is congratulated by Romania's Simona Halep after winning their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.
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January 21, 2019 - 10:19 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium's speakers implored spectators to welcome "the world's No. 1 player — from Romania, Simona Halep." Oops. Williams, wearing...
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Lindsey Vonn
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January 21, 2019 - 7:05 am
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is going to take "the next couple/few days" to decide her future. Battling pain in both of her knees and after failing to finish better than ninth in three races this weekend, Vonn said Sunday that immediate retirement from ski racing "is a possibility...
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Kevin Durant
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January 21, 2019 - 6:57 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant cherishes the opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by playing basketball on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights leader. "What MLK meant to the nation and just his message around the world. Still to this day his message has touched so many...
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January 20, 2019 - 11:49 pm
By Jill Martin (CNN) — Los Angeles went more than two decades without an NFL team. Now, it has one playing for a championship. The Rams never led in regulation, but with a 57-yard field goal by Greg Zuerlein in overtime, Los Angeles has advanced to Super Bowl LIII with a 26-23 win, shocking the...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer answers questions at a press conference following his fourth round loss to Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
AP Photo/Aaron Favila
January 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Even as his uninterrupted dominance of yore dissipated, even as he took the occasional break, Roger Federer always mattered more often than not in the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments. Until lately, that is. Until, at age 37, he was outplayed in the Australian Open...
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