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Toronto Maple Leafs center John Tavares (91) scores against San Jose Sharks goaltender Aaron Dell (30) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 28, 2018 - 8:02 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews had two goals and an assist in his return from a left shoulder injury that sidelined him a month and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. John Tavares also scored twice, former San Jose star Patrick...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket around Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Oklahoma City won 100-83. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
November 28, 2018 - 7:34 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved into a tie for third place on the NBA list for triple-doubles with 23 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder completed a regular-season sweep of the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers with a 100-83 victory Wednesday night...
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November 28, 2018 - 6:07 am
DUBLIN (AP) — A death notice for a soccer player was posted in a local newspaper. A game was postponed. Teams across the league held a minute's silence. Soccer clubs in the Leinster Senior League in Ireland united over the weekend to honor the memory of a player who was thought to have been killed...
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Defendant Sergej W. arrives at the Assize Court in Dortmund, Germany, Nov. 27, 2018. The court has convicted W. on 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus. The dpa news agency reported that the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy rules, was sentenced to 14 years in prison by the Dortmund state court on Tuesday. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 7:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday convicted a man of 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus and sentenced him to 14 years in prison. The Dortmund state court found the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with...
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates after catching a pass for a first down during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 24-17. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
November 25, 2018 - 10:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Once Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings took the lead on Green Bay, they played with a fierce refusal to let it go. They held onto the ball with the same determination. Cousins bounced back from his worst game of the season with 342 passing yards and three touchdowns without...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers pumps his fist after his team scored during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
November 25, 2018 - 6:24 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — After a record-breaking day, Philip Rivers was quick to credit the guys on the receiving end of his uncommonly accurate passes. Rivers tied the NFL mark for consecutive completions and broke records for the most to start a game and the highest completion percentage in a game...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield smiles in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
November 25, 2018 - 5:22 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — As the touchdown passes quickly piled up, Baker Mayfield felt like he was back at Oklahoma leading his team to another freewheeling win. His new team — the Cleveland Browns — are starting to feel a bit like it's the good old days, too. Mayfield set a Browns rookie record with four...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers prepares to throw against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo )
November 25, 2018 - 4:19 pm
The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:15 p.m. Philip Rivers was nearly perfect in the Chargers' 45-10 victory over Arizona, completing 28 of 29 passes for 259 yards in only three quarters of work. That completion percentage of 96.8 percent surpassed Kurt Warner's record of 92.3, set...
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Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey (22) runs for a long gain past Seattle Seahawks' Shaquill Griffin (26) and Barkevious Mingo (51) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
November 25, 2018 - 3:10 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Lockett knew if Russell Wilson bought him a few more seconds, he could spring himself for a big play. Wilson did just that, sidestepping a few pass rushers in the pocket and enabling Lockett to slip behind cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and haul in a 43-yard completion at...
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning prepares to throw a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
November 25, 2018 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The injury-depleted defense held on long enough for Carson Wentz and Philadelphia's new-found rushing attack to rally. Jake Elliott kicked a 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining, and the Eagles beat the New York Giants 25-22 on Sunday after trailing 12-0 early and 19-14...
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