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In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 photo, a River Plate soccer fan poses for a photo prior the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The final match of the Copa Libertadores has been pushed back after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by fans as it drove to the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
December 05, 2018 - 5:24 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's proud soccer tradition has been sullied by its fervent, fanatical fans. The land of Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona has won the World Cup twice, and it felt a sense of overwhelming pride in hosting perhaps the most important club final ever. But the second...
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Washington Redskins' Colt McCoy (12) tries to avoid Philadelphia Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins (27) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
December 03, 2018 - 9:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Redskins are accustomed to the knot in the stomach and the bad news that inevitably hits when a quarterback goes down: Colt McCoy is done for the year with a broken right leg, the same fate as his predecessor, Alex Smith. Mark Sanchez now has his shot to morph...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Golden Tate (19) is tackled by Washington Redskins' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (20) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
December 03, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz ran around and extended plays the way he did before his knee injury. Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles stayed in the hunt for the NFC East title with a 28-13 victory over the depleted Washington Redskins on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2018, file photo, Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg questions a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, in Dallas. The Bulls fired Hoiberg Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
December 03, 2018 - 2:44 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls came into the season thinking they would start to climb in the wide-open Eastern Conference with a promising group of young players. A coaching change wasn't part of the plan. The skidding Bulls fired Fred Hoiberg on Monday and promoted associate head coach Jim...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano watches his double against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. The New York Mets have acquired longtime star second baseman Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
December 03, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have acquired longtime star second baseman Robinson Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade. The Mets also are getting $20 million from the rebuilding Mariners in the deal announced Monday. Seattle received...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) calls signals as he plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Chargers beat the Steelers 33-30. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
December 02, 2018 - 10:39 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Philip Rivers watched Ben Roethlisberger do what the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback so often does — lead a game-tying drive late in the fourth quarter — and decided it was time for the Los Angeles Chargers to do something they so rarely do: win a big one on the road against a...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes under pressure from Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 02, 2018 - 6:24 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have thrived in the final month of the season since Bill Belichick and Tom Brady's arrival. They're hoping their 24-10 victory over the Vikings is the start of another memorable December. Tom Brady passed for 311 yards and a touchdown, Bill Belichick earned his...
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Green Bay Packers' Head Coach Mike McCarthy watches a replay on the scoreboard during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
December 02, 2018 - 4:38 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have fired coach Mike McCarthy and made offensive coordinator Joe Philbin the interim head coach. The move announced by team president Mark Murphy came after a stunning 20-17 loss on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals, dropping Green Bay to 4-7-1. Murphy,...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) pushes Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay (23) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rey Del Rio)
December 02, 2018 - 3:10 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams returned to their lockers in the Motor City, where NFC West championship shirts and hats were waiting to be worn. The victors, though, refuse to be spoiled by this accomplishment. Todd Gurley ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns to help the Rams overcome a...
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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) throws against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)
December 02, 2018 - 1:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and the Houston Texans intercepted rookie Baker Mayfield three times, returning one for a score, to extend their franchise-record winning streak to nine games with a 29-13 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. The Texans (9-3), who opened...
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