Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Athletics 11, Royals 3

Athletics 11, Royals 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jon Lester pitched six strong innings and Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Athletics snapped the Royals' eight-game winning streak. Lester has won all three of his starts since Oakland acquired him from the last-place Red Sox on July 31.

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Philly preps for revellers by greasing street poles

As the Philadelphia Eagles geared up for the NFC Championship Game at their home stadium Sunday, the police were preparing to keep the city’s boisterous football fans safe.They put up barricades, Capt. Sekou Kinebrew, a spokesman for the Philadelphia...
Updated: 13 minutes ago
Healthy Keys back in Aussie quarters

Healthy Keys back in Aussie quarters

MELBOURNE, Australia — Madison Keys continued her strong run through the Australian Open draw, returning to the quarterfinals here for the first time in three years with today’s 6-3, 6-2 win over Caroline Garcia.The U.S. Open finalist is yet to drop ...
Updated: 22 minutes ago
Eagles blow out Vikings to win NFC title

Eagles blow out Vikings to win NFC title

PHILADELPHIA — Nick Foles stood tall in the pocket, ignored the pressure and made one big throw after another. On the biggest stage of his life, Foles silenced the critics who thought the Eagles couldn’t get to the Super Bowl without MVP candidate Ca...
Updated: 24 minutes ago

hockeyU.s. men’s olympic Gm, key program builder dies suddenlyLongtime USA Hockey executive and U.S. Olympic men’s hockey general manager Jim Johannson died unexpectedly Sunday at age 53, shocking the sport less than three weeks before the start of t...
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Expansion Golden Knights pass Lightning for top spot in NHL

Expansion Golden Knights pass Lightning for top spot in NHL

RALEIGH, N.C. — James Neal and Jonathan Marchessault scored to help the Golden Knights beat the Hurricanes 5-1 on Sunday night and pass the Lightning for the best record in the NHL.The expansion Golden Knights are 31-11-4, good for 66 points. That’s ...
Updated: 24 minutes ago
Patriots rally past Jaguars to return to Super Bowl

Patriots rally past Jaguars to return to Super Bowl

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Super Bowl LII preview: First look at New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Super Bowl LII preview: First look at New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Remember when the Bills were 3-1 and in first place in the AFC East? And when the Patriots were 2-2 and allowing 32 points per game? Weird, right?The Bills part, yes. The Patriots part, no.New England had done that before. Four other times in the Bil...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Magic hangs on for rare victory at Boston

Magic hangs on for rare victory at Boston

BOSTON — After a near miss in its last game, the Magic was rewarded for another solid effort.Elfrid Payton had 22 points and Orlando won for just the third time in its past 20 games, overcoming Kyrie Irving’s 40 points to beat the Celtics 103-95 on S...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Jones: Saluting CBS, honesty and goats (not to be confused with GOATS)

Jones: Saluting CBS, honesty and goats (not to be confused with GOATS)

Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports.Best coverageThe best football broadcast I’ve ever seen was Super Bowl XLIII. That was NBC’s coverage of the Steelers’ last-minute victory over th...
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Tommy Fleetwood repeats as champion at Abu Dhabi Championship

Tommy Fleetwood repeats as champion at Abu Dhabi Championship

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Tommy Fleetwood successfully defended his Abu Dhabi Championship title on Sunday after a sensational back nine to clinch the win. The Englishman, who celebrated his 27th birthday Friday, started the final round two s...
Updated: 1 hour ago