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Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over. The Fighting Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, stopping a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked. It was the third longest…read more »

Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. He is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. A 14-time…read more »

Browns’ Garrett has appeal set for Wednesday

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett on Wednesday will have his appeal for his indefinite NFL suspension for striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet. Former NFL player James Thrash will hear the appeal. Thrash and Pro Football Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks are jointly appointed by the league and…read more »

Kyle Busch Wins 2nd NASCAR Championship

HOMESTEAD (AP) – Kyle Busch casually collected the championship flag from his team and did a slow, subdued celebratory lap. The most polarizing driver in NASCAR had just won his second Cup title and wanted his true fans to enjoy the moment with him. It was a lesson learned from his first Cup title in…read more »

Morant Scores 13, Grizzlies Fall to Nuggets

MEMPHIS (AP)- Jamal Murray rebounded from a poor shooting night with a season-best 39 points and the Denver Nuggets dominated Memphis in the second quarter en route to a 131-114 victory over the Grizzlies on Sunday. Paul Millsap had 23 points and Juancho Hernangomez finished with 15. Jeremi Grant added 12 points as Denver won…read more »

Louisville 2nd in AP Poll; Kentucky 9th

LOUISVILLE(AP) – Duke has moved to No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll following Kentucky’s surprising loss to Evansville. The Blue Devils received 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in the poll released Monday. No. 2 Louisville received eight first-place votes and No. 3 Michigan State, the preseason No. 1,…read more »

Column: A suspension is the least of Garrett’s concerns

(AP)-Myles Garrett will surely spend the rest of his career — maybe even the rest of his life — trying to live this one down. The lengthy suspension might be the least of his worries. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end can expect to pay a huge price for his helmet-swinging assault — there’s no…read more »

Georgia Tech appeals NCAA sanctions against basketball team

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has formally appealed sanctions levied by the NCAA against its men’s basketball program. The Atlantic Coast Conference school announced its notice of appeal last month and filed its written arguments with the governing body on Friday. Georgia Tech is appealing a ban on postseason play this season, as well as…read more »

Angels’ Trout overcomes injury, tragedy to win 3rd AL MVP

NEW YORK (AP) — It had never been so difficult for Mike Trout to arrive at the ballpark, get his mind and body ready, and perform at the level baseball fans have come to expect. And still, nobody did it better in the American League. Trout overcame injury and tragedy to win his third AL…read more »

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. Garrett was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason by the league Friday, hours after he shockingly used a helmet “as a weapon” by…read more »

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