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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, file photo, Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductee Rick Jeanneret helps salute the crowd with fellow inductee Dale Hawerchuk before an NHL hockey game between the Sabres and the Winnipeg Jets in Buffalo, N.Y. Sabres broadcaster Jeanneret was taken out of the press box on a stretcher early in the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Sabres and Anaheim Ducks, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. It was unclear what happened to the 76-year-old Jeanneret. He has been the team's play-by-play man since 1971 — the longest tenure with a single team in NHL history. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
December 23, 2018 - 7:33 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The longtime voice of the Buffalo Sabres hasn't been silenced after being wheeled out of the press box on a stretcher. Rick Jeanneret is "resting and doing well," the Sabres announced Sunday, about 12 hours after the Hall of Fame broadcaster was transported to the hospital...
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Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr., front right, hugs Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, left, after an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
December 22, 2018 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal and Kelly Oubre Jr. have matched up often in practice, and Oubre thought he knew what to expect in their reunion. Just one of a few surprises on a wild Saturday night. Beal had 40 points and his first career triple-double while squaring off against his former teammate...
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Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Jonah Bolden (43) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
December 22, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers weren't too excited after their latest win. Embiid had 27 points and 11 rebounds, Ben Simmons added 26 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists and Philadelphia routed the short-handed Toronto Raptors 126-101 on Saturday night. JJ Redick added...
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Army quarterback Luke Langdon (9) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Glen Coates (6) against Houston during the first half of Armed Forces Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
December 22, 2018 - 5:54 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. initially ran right before cutting back the other way and eluding a tackler. He sent two other defenders sliding to the ground when he switched directions again and took off toward the end zone. That nifty 77-yard run was one of his Armed...
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December 22, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jamie Newman's season started on a sour note and finished on a sweet one. Newman ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to cap a big performance and Wake Forest's comeback in a 37-34 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday. The quarterback who lost...
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December 22, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Congolese boy who traveled to Los Angeles to undergo surgery to remove a large tumor on his face died late Friday after having an adverse reaction to anesthesia. The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, which co-sponsored 8-year-old Matadi Sela Petit's travels and medical procedures,...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) is attended to after being injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
December 22, 2018 - 3:10 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota has hurt his right, throwing arm and has been replaced by backup Blaine Gabbert against the Washington Redskins. The Titans said Mariota had a "stinger" and was questionable to return to the game. Mariota was hurt when sacked by defensive...
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Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo (1) watches as the puck goes past him, scored by Detroit Red Wings left wing Thomas Vanek of Austria during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
December 22, 2018 - 3:01 pm
DETROIT (AP) — With the top two lines taking the lead, the Florida Panthers found a style of play that suits them Saturday. Roberto Luongo made 33 saves, Mike Hoffman and Evegnii Dadonov each scored and the Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1. Hoffman, Dadonov, leading scorer Jonathan Huberdeau...
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, right, smiles as he walks past New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 21, 2018 - 11:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James got plenty of attention this week for his comments about Anthony Davis, prompting allegations of tampering and ramping up speculation about the two superstars playing together for the Los Angeles Lakers. It turns out James is also pretty good at playing with his...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) goes to the hoop against Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward (20) and guard Jaylen Brown (7) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
December 21, 2018 - 7:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points, Khris Middleton had 21 points and nine rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Boston Celtics 120-107 on Friday night. Tony Snell scored 15 and Thon Maker added 12 points for Milwaukee, which has won six of seven. Kyrie Irving...
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