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Biden's win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a...

Sports

No. 10 Oregon women open by downing Seattle 116-51

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored 28 points and No. 10 Oregon opened the season with a 116-51 win over Seattle on...

Sports

Caldwell carries Army over Buffalo 78-74

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Josh Caldwell scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lift Army to a 78-74 win over Buffalo on...

Health

Oklahoma reports more than 2,800 new coronavirus cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials reported more than 2,800 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, and 13 more...

Health

COVID outbreak may put season in jeopardy for No. 3 Ohio St

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State officials say they are unsure when the team can practice again, let alone play next week at...

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US-Pres-Sum,100

169,794 of 170,228 precincts - 99 percentx-Biden 80,117,578 - 51 percentHas won 26 states including the District of...

Health

Penn State beats Michigan 27-17 for first victory

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In a year when everything seems so unusual and different, Penn State at Michigan felt particularly...

Sports

Ali scores 22 to lead Portland past William Jessup 83-73

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ahmed Ali had a career-high 22 points as Portland defeated William Jessup 83-73 on Saturday.Eddie Davis...

Sports

Plowden has double-double in Bowling Green's 101-78 win

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Daeqwon Plowden had 19 points and 16 rebounds as Bowling Green rolled past South Carolina State...

Sports

Jasper leads Coll. Of Charleston over D-II Limestone 99-59

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Zep Jasper scored a career-high 21 points, draining five 3-pointers, as College of Charleston romped...

Sports

Bothwell lifts Furman over SC-Upstate 91-63

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell had 24 points as Furman easily beat South Carolina Upstate 91-63 on Saturday.Alex Hunter...

Health

The Latest: ACC considering options for No. 10 Miami

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Atlantic Coast Conference is...

Sports

No. 12 Indiana shines on defense in 27-11 win over Maryland

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen watched his defense force three more turnovers, record three more sacks and...

Sports

Rams CB McGhee suspended 2 games for violating NFL policy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Rams cornerback Tyrique McGhee has been suspended without pay for two games by the NFL for...

Sports

Jackson, Benjamin lead UAB past SE Louisiana 84-59

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Quan Jackson had 18 points to lead five UAB players in double figures as the Blazers easily defeated...

Sports

Sims scores 29 to carry UNC-Wilmington over Troy 73-50

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jaylen Sims had a career-high 29 points as UNC Wilmington routed Troy 73-50 on Saturday.Sims hit 6 of 8...

Sports

Kohl scores 15 to lead Abilene Christian over Omaha 70-58

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Kolton Kohl had 15 points as Abilene Christian beat Omaha 70-58 on Saturday.Clay Gayman had 14 points for...

Sports

No. 1 South Carolina women beat South Dakota 81-71

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Destanni Henderson and Zia Cooke each scored 19 points, and top-ranked South Carolina beat South...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Sports

Strong carries Illinois St. past Mass.-Lowell 82-72

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Josiah Strong 21 points as Illinois State topped UMass Lowell 82-72 on Saturday.DJ Horne had 15 points...

Sports

James carries Jacksonville over Southern Miss 66-51

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dontarius James had a career-high 21 points as Jacksonville defeated Southern Mississippi 66-51 on...

Sports

Chargers activate RB Ekeler from injured reserve

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have activated running back Austin Ekeler from injured reserve ahead of...

Health

49ers may need temporary home because of new COVID-19 rules

The San Francisco 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all...

Crime

Police: Man killed dad's cat with frying pan on Thanksgiving

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have arrested a man accused of killing his father's cat with a frying pan on...

Health

Saints tackle Armstead on COVID-19 list, out vs. Broncos

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints placed starting left tackle Terron Armstead on their COVID-19 reserve list on...

Sports

Jackson's 3 TD runs lead No. 21 Oklahoma St past Texas Tech

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State's top two running backs were out with injuries. Dezmon Jackson played, and that was...

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US-Pres-SumA,100

169,794 of 170,228 precincts - 99 percentx-Joe Biden, Dem 80,117,578 - 51 percentDonald Trump, GOP 73,923,495 - 47 percentJo...

Sports

No. 6 Florida overcomes slow start to beat Kentucky 34-10

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s Kyle-to-Kyle connection returned in a big way after a two-week hiatus and put the...

Sports

Greer, Selland lead South Dakota State women by No. 15 Iowa

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Haley Greer scored 20 points, Myah Selland added 19 and South Dakota State defeated No. 15 Iowa 76-69 on...

Sports

East Carolina scores 45 points in 1st half, beats SMU 52-38

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Holton Ahlers threw for four first-half touchdowns and East Carolina held off SMU's second-half rally...

Sports

Vanderbilt kicker breaks barrier but Missouri dominates 41-0

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller made history, but her barrier-breaking kickoff was the only highlight for Vanderbilt as...

Sports

North Carolina State rallies to defeat Syracuse 36-29

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Four quarterback sacks. Six tackles for loss. One safety. An interception. A 98-yard kickoff return....

Sports

Detroit Lions fire coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn

Matt Patricia opened his final postgame news conference with the Detroit Lions by thanking his wife and children for their...

Sports

No. 1 South Carolina stumbles, rallies to beat South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Destanni Henderson and Zia Cooke each scored 19 points, and top-ranked South Carolina pulled away from...

Sports

Seahawks get Carson, Pocic, Griffin back to face Eagles

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks will have starting running back Chris Carson, center Ethan Pocic and cornerback...

Health

The Latest: Researchers urge Arizona shutdown, mask mandate

PHOENIX — University of Arizona researchers say the current surge in the coronavirus outbreak will present the state with a...

Crime

Police: DC officer killed by wife in apparent murder-suicide

WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman fatally shot her police officer husband and then killed herself, authorities said.The...

Health

Johnson, Steward help No. 9 Duke beat Coppin State 81-71

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jalen Johnson had 19 points, 19 rebounds and four blocks to help No. 9 Duke overcome a...

Sports

Gabbert, Sorenson combine for 4 TDs in Miami (Ohio) win

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Brett Gabbert threw for a career-high 308 yards and teamed with Jack Sorenson for four touchdowns, three in...

Sports

Ball St. defense makes last stand to thwart Toledo in win

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Drew Plitt threw for 304 yards and two touchdowns and Tye Evans ran for 101 yards and Ball State held off...

Sports

Pitts scores 3 TDs in return, No. 6 Florida tops Kentucky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Pitts was feeling a little jittery before his first game in three weeks.His chest “got hot" and...

Sports

Georgia State's Brown throws for career-high 372 yards

ATLANTA (AP) — Cornelious Brown IV threw for a career-high 372 yards and a touchdown, Sam Pinckney and Cornelius McCoy each had...

Sports

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller was playing around with a teammate a couple months ago when she kicked a soccer ball through...

Health

Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a...

Sports

Dungee, No. 14 Arkansas women turn back FGCU 86-80

FORT MEYERS, Fla. (AP) — Chelsea Dungee scored 19 of her 25 points in the second half, 10 in the fourth quarter, and No. 14...

Health

AP source: Phillies lost $145 million during pandemic season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A person familiar with the Philadelphia Phillies' finances says the team lost $145 million during the...

Sports

Buffalo's Patterson ties FBS record with 8 rushing TDs

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaret Patterson tied an FBS single-game record with eight rushing touchdowns and had the second-biggest...

Health

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real...

Sports

With Burrow lost to injury, Bengals sign Hogan as 3rd QB

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals added quarterback Kevin Hogan to the practice squad Saturday.The Bengals needed a...

Sports

Eskridge helps Western Michigan rally for 30-27 victory

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — D'Wayne Eskridge ran a kickoff back for a touchdown and capped a big day with a reverse that set up the...

Sports

Ross, Tuggle lead Ohio past Bowling Green 52-10

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Julian Ross scored on a 96-yard kickoff return in the final minute of the first quarter as Ohio dominated...

Sports

Johnson scores 27, Pitt holds off Drexel rally, 83-74

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Johnson scored seven of his 27 points in the waning minutes as Pittsburgh held off Drexel for an 83-74...

Sports

UMass Lowell squares up against Ohio State

UMass Lowell (1-1) vs. Ohio State (1-0)Covelli Center, Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UMass Lowell plays Ohio...

Sports

Providence, Indiana meet in Maui Invitational

Indiana (1-0) vs. Providence (1-0)Maui Invitational , Harrah's Cherokee Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Monday, 2:30 p.m....

Health

Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned...

Business

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fire

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, who spent years working to...

Sports

The Detroit Lions have fired coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn.

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have fired coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn.

Sports

Titans activate 3-time Pro Bowl punter Brett Kern off IR

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have activated three-time Pro Bowl punter Brett Kern and cornerback Tye Smith...

Sports

Allen scores 22, leads 2nd-half surge in Nebraska victory

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Teddy Allen scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half when Nebraska pulled away for a 79-57 victory...

Sports

Jets ready for Dolphins, certain they'll get win this season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Greg Van Roten is certain a victory is coming for the winless New York Jets this season.Whether it...

Sports

Miami downgrades ailing Tua; Fitzpatrick likely to face Jets

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was downgraded to doubtful for Sunday’s game at the New York Jets,...

Sports

BYU faces Utah Valley

Utah Valley (1-0) vs. Brigham Young (2-0)Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley and Brigham...

Sports

Radford visits JMU

Radford (0-1) vs. James Madison (1-1)Atlantic Union Bank Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia; Sunday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Radford...

Sports

N. Fla. squares up against Miami

North Florida (0-2) vs. Miami (0-0)Watsco Center, Coral Gables, Florida; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: North Florida pays...

Sports

UTSA takes on UTRGV

UTSA (1-0) vs. Texas Rio Grande Valley (0-1)UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UTSA plays...

Sports

Oakland pays visit to Michigan

Oakland (0-3) vs. Michigan (1-0)Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Oakland faces Michigan in...

Sports

UTEP goes up against Arizona

UTEP (1-0) vs. Arizona (1-0)McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UTEP and Arizona both look...

Sports

Louisville squares off against Prairie View

Prairie View (1-1) vs. Louisville (2-0)KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Prairie View and...

Sports

Houston plays host to Texas Tech

Texas Tech (2-0) vs. Houston (2-0)Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, Texas; Sunday, 5:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Texas Tech and Houston...

Sports

E. Illinois visits Butler

Eastern Illinois (0-2) vs. Butler (1-0)Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis; Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Butler plays host to...

Sports

NW State plays La. Tech

Northwestern State (0-1) vs. Louisiana Tech (1-0)Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

Winthrop squares off against UNCG

UNC Greensboro (1-0) vs. Winthrop (0-0)KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UNC Greensboro...

Sports

Seattle faces Air Force

Air Force (0-0) vs. Seattle (2-0)T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Sunday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Air Force plays Seattle in an early...

Sports

Boise State takes on SHSU

Boise State (0-1) vs. Sam Houston State (0-2)Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, Texas; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Boise State and...

Sports

Mt. St. Mary’s plays Maryland

Mount St. Mary's (1-0) vs. Maryland (2-0)Xfinity Center, College Park, Maryland; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Mount St....

Sports

Valpo goes for first win vs Trinity International (IL)

Trinity International (IL) vs. Valparaiso (0-1)Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Health

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to...

Sports

Davidson, Texas meet in Maui Invitational

Texas (1-0) vs. Davidson (1-0)Maui Invitational , Harrah's Cherokee Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Monday, 12 p.m....

Sports

WCU squares off against Piedmont

Piedmont vs. Western Carolina (1-1)Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina; Monday, 11 a.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: The Western...

Health

2 shot, killed at Northern California mall on Black Friday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed two teens at a Northern California mall in the...

Sports

Oklahoma St. RB Hubbard out vs Texas Tech with leg injury

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard is out for Saturday's game against Texas Tech with a leg...

News

Rough rescue: Storms, broken plane force layover for turtles

BOSTON (AP) — They might have gotten there faster by walking, but at any rate, these endangered turtles had a lot to be...

Sports

Browns female coach to handle game-day duties against Jags

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will handle game-day duties for Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday in...

Health

Raw emotions linger for Cowboys after strength coach's death

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy hadn't even looked at film almost 24 hours after a failed fake punt sent the Dallas...

News

To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand strategy in 2022

PHOENIX (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s campaign credits its success in Arizona to the immigrant-rights and grassroots...

Health

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National...

Health

Puppy pipeline runs from Georgia northward to adoptive homes

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Packed in a dog crate, a 3-year-old boxer mix named Sky took flight earlier this month.She was one of a...

Sports

Belmont looks to remain perfect

Queens University vs. Belmont (2-0)Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington; Saturday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: The...

Sports

Troy squares up against UNCW

Troy (1-0) vs. UNC Wilmington (1-1)Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina; Saturday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Troy and UNC...

Sports

UC Davis plays host to Idaho State

Idaho State (0-2) vs. UC Davis (0-2)Leavey Center, Santa Clara, California; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Idaho State and UC...

Sports

George Mason faces Howard

George Mason (1-1) vs. Howard (0-2)Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: George...

Sports

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton.For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the...

Sports

On Football: NFL QB quandaries from coast to coast

The college quarterbacks class is shaping up nicely, just in time to perhaps rescue some NFL teams from themselves.Right at the...

Business

AP Sportlight

Nov. 291890 — Navy beats Army 24-0 in the first matchup of this historic series.1934 — The Detroit Lions play their first...

News

Biden plans swift moves to protect and advance LGBTQ rights

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his...

Business

Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid larger reckoning

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — They threw her new cellphone on the roof of the station house and placed nails under the wheels of...

Health

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts military role in vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military's role in his...

Health

High court takes up census case, as other count issues loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count...

Sports

ECU takes on Belmont Abbey

Belmont Abbey vs. East Carolina (1-0)Dale F. Halton Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: The East...

Sports

Nashville SC takes defensive hot streak into road matchup with Columbus

Nashville SC (8-7-8, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Columbus Crew SC (12-6-5, third in the Eastern Conference)Columbus,...

Sports

New England faces Orlando City SC following shutout victory

New England Revolution (8-7-8, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando City SC (11-4-8, fourth in the Eastern...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

NFLBALTIMORE (AP) — With reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson under quarantine as part of an outbreak of COVID-19 that has ravaged...

Health

One pandemic, two different worlds in Georgia runoff races

BUENA VISTA, Ga. (AP) — Across the grounds of a south Georgia courthouse, scores of masked and socially distanced voters bowed...

Sports

Oregon State upsets No. 9 Oregon 41-38 on Nolan's late run

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored...

Sports

No. 7 Wisconsin rolls past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 92-58

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Seventh-ranked Wisconsin was too tall – and too everything else – for outmanned Arkansas-Pine Bluff.Micah...

Business

Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2020. There are 33 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in...

Sports

Nolan scores in relief, Oregon State tops No. 9 Oregon 41-38

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored...

Health

No. 3 Ohio State cancels game at Illinois after virus spike

No. 3 Ohio State’s game at Illinois on Saturday has been canceled because the Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this...

Sports

Top-ranked Gonzaga routs Auburn 90-67 in Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Drew Timme had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Corey Kispert scored 25 points and top-ranked Gonzaga routed...

Sports

Wright's 24 points leads Colorado over Kansas State 76-58

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists to help Colorado beat Kansas State...

Health

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic's disbanded...

Health

Ravaged by COVID-19, Ravens face issues beyond new schedule

With reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson under quarantine as part of an outbreak of COVID-19 that has ravaged the Baltimore Ravens,...

Sports

Haase, Neftali help Mercer beat Georgia Tech 83-73

ATLANTA (AP) — Felipe Haase and Neftali Alvarez scored 17 points apiece, Ross Cummings added 16 points, and Mercer beat Georgia...

Health

The Latest: No. 3 Ohio State cancels game at Illinois

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Ohio State’s football game at Illinois has...

Sports

Whaley leads UConn past Hartford 69-57

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — James Bouknight scored 18 points and Isaiah Whaley had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift UConn to a 69-57...

Health

Florida congressman-elect tests positive for virus

MIAMI (AP) — South Florida Congressman-elect Carlos Gimenez has tested positive for coronavirus, his campaign announced...

Sports

Harper, Young Lead No. 24 Rutgers past Fairleigh Dickinson

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers will be without All-Big Ten guard Geo Baker for the foreseeable future, as the senior captain...

News

Georgia Aquarium's largest female whale shark dies

ATLANTA (AP) — The largest female whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has died.Trixie, who had been at the aquarium...

Sports

Riley Till, Kobe Sanders carry Cal Poly past Bethesda 100-46

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Riley Till had 17 points as Cal Poly rolled past Bethesda 100-46 on Friday night.Kobe Sanders...

Sports

Garcia scores 16 to lead Marquette past E. Illinois 75-50

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dawson Garcia registered 16 points and eight rebounds as Marquette routed Eastern Illinois 75-50 on Friday...

Sports

No. 9 UCLA women rout Cal State Fullerton 98-49 in opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA waited eight months to play basketball again. Then the ninth-ranked Bruin women had to wait another two...

Sports

Miller scores 24 to lead UNC-Greensboro past UALR 77-70

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 24 points and UNC Greensboro won its season opener with a 77-70 victory over...

Sports

Flowers leads South Alabama past Mobile 95-75

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Michael Flowers scored 25 points and John Pettway had 22 points and eight rebounds as South Alabama beat...

Sports

Pemberton lifts Louisiana Tech over Texas-Arlington 76-71

RUSTON, La. (AP) — JaColby Pemberton had 19 points and Louisiana Tech won its season opener with a 76-71 victory over...

News

Supreme Court won't get involved in Louisiana pastor's case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is for now staying out of a dispute involving the state of Louisiana and a Baton Rouge-area...

Sports

Gordon scores 16 to carry Nicholls St. past Idaho St. 70-51

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ty Gordon had 16 points as Nicholls State defeated Idaho State 70-51 on Friday night.Najee Garvin...

Sports

Johnson leads San Diego St. over UC Irvine 77-58

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keshad Johnson came off the bench to tally 14 points to carry San Diego State to a 77-58 win over UC Irvine on...

Health

Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surged out of control in the...

Sports

Antonio and DuBose power Wake Forest past Longwood 71-60

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jonah Antonio and Ian DuBose had 14 points each and Wake Forest held off Longwood for a 71-60 win in...

Sports

Ducas lifts Saint Mary's (Cal) over S. Dakota St. 72-59

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Alex Ducas had a career-high 25 points as Saint Mary’s got past South Dakota State 72-59 on Friday at...

Health

No. 23 Cajuns, Warhawks, renew rivalry after COVID layoffs

MONROE, La. (AP) — No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette is expected to get coach Billy Napier back from isolation just hours before the...

Sports

No. 9 UCLA women roll past Fullerton in delayed opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charisma Osborne scored 31 points and No. 9 UCLA took control in a dominant first quarter, going on to beat...

Sports

Hellems scores 17 as NC State races past N. Florida, 86-51

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jericole Hellems scored 17 points on 7-for-12 shooting to lead four double-figure scorers and North...

News

Milwaukee County vote recount gives Biden small boost

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County completed its recount of presidential ballots Friday, finding only small changes in vote...

Sports

Book, defense help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 25 UNC 31-17

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Ian Book kept scrambling to buy time and help No. 2 Notre Dame put together multiple long touchdown...

Health

Stanford takes back Axe trophy, beats Cal 24-23 in Big Game

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Stanford players danced, hooted and hollered on California's home turf in Memorial Stadium. The...

Sports

Cayo scores 23 to lift Richmond past Morehead St. 82-64

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Nathan Cayo matched his career high with 23 points on 10-for-10 shooting and Richmond topped Morehead...

Health

Michigan restaurant leaves franchise over virus restrictions

A Big Boy restaurant in Michigan’s Thumb region has lost its name after the owners refused to stop indoor dining as part of...

Sports

Smith, No. 22 Bruins need 3 OTs to beat Pepperdine 107-98

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The UCLA Bruins have two days before their home opener to try to get their legs back under them after a...

Sports

Gabriel, Harris lead UCF to 58-46 win over South Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dillon Gabriel accounted for five touchdowns, including three TD passes to Jacob Harris, and UCF beat South...

Health

The Latest: Illinois surpasses 12,000 deaths from COVID-19

MIAMI (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois has risen above 12,000 deaths from COVID-19, while also surpassing the 700,000 mark...

Sports

Glushkov carries Appalachian St over Carver College 105-23

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — James Lewis Jr. scored 12 points and Sasha Glushkov had 11 points and 13 rebounds to lead Appalachian State...

Sports

Hillmon scores 35, No. 25 Michigan women top Oakland 95-62

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon scored 25 of her career-high 35 points in the first half and No. 25 Michigan rolled to a...

Health

Brown leads Arizona to 74-55 win over Grambling State

The McKale Center crowd consisted of a few family members and cardboard cutouts. The usual roars were replaced by piped-in...

Sports

Wyoming running game barrels past UNLV, 45-14

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lee Williams had three short touchdown runs, Trey Smith rushed for a career-high 164 yards with a touchdown...

Health

Gearing up for USC, Colorado quickly pivots to face SDSU

Over Thanksgiving dinner, Colorado coach Karl Dorrell had to digest this delectable morsel: Out was Southern California as an...

Sports

Nearly perfect Garza scores 41, No. 5 Iowa routs Southern

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza expects perfection every time he shoots.The Iowa center came close to that in the...

Sports

Central Michigan scores 25 in 4th quarter, beats EMU 31-23

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Lew Nichols III had two fourth-quarter touchdown runs and finished with a career-high 196 yards...

Crime

El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala stage mass raids on gangs

SAN SALVADOR, El Savador (AP) — The Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have rounded up hundreds...

Sports

No. 23 ULL visits reeling in-state rival ULM

No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette (7-1, 5-1 Sun Belt) at Louisiana-Monroe (0-8, 0-5), Saturday at 3 p.m. EST (ESPN3).Line:...

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Roberts leads Georgia St. over Toccoa Falls 105-60

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Roberts had 23 points as Georgia State romped past Toccoa Falls 105-60 on Friday.Roberts made 9 of 10...

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Williams carries Buffalo past Towson 74-65

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jeenathan Williams had 28 points and 12 rebounds as Buffalo got past Towson 74-65 on Friday.Jayvon...

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Sims carries UNC-Wilmington over UNC-Asheville 76-68

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jaylen Sims had 24 points as UNC Wilmington defeated UNC Asheville 76-68 on Friday.Jake Boggs had 19...

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No. 24 Missouri State women roll past FGCU 74-49 in opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Abby Hipp scored 13 points and No. 24 Missouri State used a dominate first half to defeat Florida Gulf...

Health

Column: Sports hanging by the thread of the almighty dollar

The games will go on, hanging by the thread of the almighty dollar.Even as the coronavirus rages out of control over wide...

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Woods scores 20 to lead Troy past Western Carolina 66-64

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kam Woods had 20 points as Troy defeated Western Carolina 66-64 on Friday.Woods made two free throws to...

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Robinson scores 14 to carry NC A&T over Chicago St. 74-44

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Jeremy Robinson registered 14 points as North Carolina A&T easily defeated Chicago State 74-44 on...

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50-something Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. hungry to fight again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson stepped onto a spotlighted stage Friday and weighed in at 220 pounds, ripping off his shirt to...

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Roberts leads Prairie View past Evansville 64-61

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — D'Rell Roberts had 15 points off the bench to lead Prairie View to a 64-61 win over Evansville on...

Health

CDC panel meets Tuesday to vote on COVID-19 vaccine priority

ATLANTA (AP) — A panel of U.S. advisers will meet Tuesday to vote on how scarce, initial supplies of a COVID-19 vaccine will be...

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Traynor's late FTs help Louisville edge Seton Hall 71-70

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds, J.J. Traynor made a pair of free throws with 5.1...

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Brooklyn bishop hails ruling, says diocese in line with pope

NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime head of the Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn said Friday that a ruling by the Supreme Court that...

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MATCHDAY: Man City try to find goals at Burnley's expense

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Saturday:ENGLANDManchester City manager Pep Guardiola is looking to get...

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49ers getting Samuel, possibly other key players back

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers could be getting a handful key players back from injuries this week but may...

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Anthony scores 22, leads Utah State past Northern Iowa 82-71

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Marco Anthony scored a career-high 22 points as Utah State beat Northern Iowa 82-71 on Friday in the...

Health

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a...

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Cavs acquire another second-round pick in trade with Jazz

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are loading up for the future.Cleveland acquired another second-round pick Friday — this one in...

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Appeals court rejects Trump challenge of Pennsylvania race

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court...

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Parrish carries UTSA over Texas-Permian Basin 97-71

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eric Parrish had 20 points, Keaton Wallace added 19 and UTSA defeated Texas-Permian Basin 97-71 on...

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Grimes scores 25 points, No. 17 Houston beats Boise State

HOUSTON (AP) — Quentin Grimes rebounded from a rough opener by going on the attack.Grimes had 25 points and eight rebounds,...

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Kinsey scores 17 to lead Marshall past Arkansas St. 70-56

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taevion Kinsey registered 17 points as Marshall beat Arkansas State 70-56 in the season opener on...

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Hawkeyes' defense comes up big in 26-20 win over Nebraska

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Goodson ran for 87 of his 111 yards in the second half and Zach VanValkenburg recovered Adrian...

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Texans release wide receiver Kenny Stills

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released veteran wide receiver Kenny Stills.Despite being undermanned this season at the...

Health

Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatherings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatherings.

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Boeheim scores 23, Dolezaj 20; Syracuse beats Bryant 85-84

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim made four 3-pointers and finished with 23 points, Marek Dolezaj had 20 points — including...

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Bills' Allen shows growth since last start against Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — As much as he’d like, Josh Allen can’t change the past when the topic of the Bills quarterback’s...

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Reese, Miller spark No. 12 Maryland women past Davidson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Angel Reese and Diamond Miller each scored 20 points, five Maryland players reached double figures and...

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Hall's late TD lifts No. 15 Iowa State over No. 20 Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Iowa State didn't fret or panic while trailing Texas for nearly an entire game Friday.Instead, the...

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Bengals Bernard questionable for Giants game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard is questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants...

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3-win Giants in the playoff hunt, now face flailing Bengals

NEW YORK GIANTS (3-7) at CINCINNATI (2-7-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, FoxOPENING LINE - Bengals by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD - Giants 7-3;...

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No. 14 Texas Tech routs Sam Houston St to improve to 2-0

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mac McClung is already doing for No. 14 Texas Tech exactly what he told coach Chris Beard he would after...

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Trade for Carlos Dunlap already paying off for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap was quick to dismiss the idea that his arrival suddenly solved the problems the Seattle...

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Still hunting playoffs, 3-7 Giants visit Burrow-less Bengals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite losing their first five games and starting 3-7, the New York Giants find themselves in a...

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Injured Cowboys linemen Martin, Erving to miss several weeks

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys offensive linemen Zack Martin and Cam Erving will be out several weeks if not longer...

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Plan released to reduce massive wildfires in US West

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials on Friday released an overarching plan for removing or changing vegetation over a huge swath...

Sports

Morsell, Ayala, lead hot-shooting Maryland over Navy 82-52

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Darryl Morsell and Eric Ayala each scored 15 points and Maryland pulled away in the second half in an...

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No. 6 Kansas, behind Braun's 30 points, tops Saint Joseph's

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Christian Braun scored 30 points and No. 6 Kansas pulled away from Saint Joseph’s on Friday to win...

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Titans intend to challenge Colts short-handed run defense

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis spent all week preparing for Derrick Henry.Facing the league's leading runner with a...

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ACU faces Nebraska Omaha

Nebraska Omaha (1-1) vs. Abilene Christian (2-0)Hertz Arena, Estero, Florida; Saturday, 11 a.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Nebraska Omaha...

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FAU goes for first win vs Mobile

Mobile vs. Florida Atlantic (0-2)FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: The Florida Atlantic Owls...

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JSU squares up against S. Alabama

Jacksonville State (1-1) vs. South Alabama (1-0)Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Sunday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Jacksonville...

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HBU goes up against ASU

Houston Baptist (0-1) vs. Arizona State (1-1)Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, Arizona; Sunday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Houston...

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Portland goes for first win vs Northwest University

Northwest University vs. Portland (0-1)Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: The Portland...

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Mason leads Abilene Christian over Austin Peay 80-72

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Coryon Mason registered 14 points as Abilene Christian topped Austin Peay 80-72 on Friday in the Gulf Coast...

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Chargers activate CB Harris Jr., DE Ingram back on IR

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers made a couple of defensive moves on Friday as they finished preparations for...

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Villanova's Wright says Bubbleville could work for Big East

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No. 3 Villanova is extending its stay in Connecticut's “Bubbleville” and coach Jay Wright says the Big...

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Chiefs expect Brady-led Buccaneers to be at their best

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs aren’t buying all the talk about Tom Brady’s struggles. They insist he’s still...

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Louisville, Boston College make it to field at last (maybe)

BOSTON (AP) — Even making it to Thanksgiving without a single positive COVID-19 test didn’t spare Boston College from the...

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Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting QB vs. Packers

LAKE FOREST, IIll. (AP) — It's been a long way back from a difficult place for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell...

Health

VIRUS TODAY: Black Friday shoppers stay home

Here's what's happening Friday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY— The coronavirus pandemic...

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Ski Report

Chestnut Mountain — Opening Soon for Snow SportsFour Lakes Snowsports — Opening Soon for Snow SportsSnowstar Winter Park —...

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NBA releases shorter preseason schedule; games start Dec. 11

The NBA released a condensed 49-game preseason schedule Friday, with teams playing between two and four games starting on Dec....

Health

Outcry as Cuba removes protesters defending rapper

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have cleared more than a dozen artists and activists from a home they have used as a center for...

Sports

Pats draftee, Cards coach Kingsbury back to face former team

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When Kliff Kingsbury began coaching at Texas Tech in 2012, he used to carry a secret weapon on...

Sports

Culver leads No. 15 West Virginia past Western Kentucky

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit against Western Kentucky and had to hold off...

Health

Thanksgiving marks last day for Commander's Palace chef

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was an emotional rollercoaster of a Thanksgiving for longtime Commander's Palace chef Tory McPhail, who...

Sports

King carries Eastern Kentucky over Charleston Southern 60-50

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tre King posted 15 points and eight rebounds as Eastern Kentucky topped Charleston Southern 60-50 on...

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Vandy-Mizzou back on after SEC continues COVID-19 juggling

Missouri and Vanderbilt were supposed to play each other last month, only to have a combination of positive COVID-19 tests and...

Business

Family of jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan leader's mercy

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The family of a Houston-based Citgo oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela...

Sports

Titans left guard Rodger Saffold questionable vs Colts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans may get left guard Rodger Saffold back for their AFC South showdown Sunday in...

News

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US executions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death...

Sports

Grayson lifts Army over Central Connecticut 79-57

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Lonnie Grayson had a career-high 24 points on eight 3-pointers as Army easily beat Central Connecticut...

Health

Disney to lay off 4,000 more employees amid pandemic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to lay off 4,000 more employees largely due to the effects of the...

Sports

Revitalized Illinois hosts undefeated No. 3 Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields and Ohio State are scoring points by the truckload, as expected, but cracks in the defense...

Sports

Garrett, Gates tightlipped on Judge's firing of Marc Colombo

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett and center Nick Gates toed the company line in...

Sports

Yesufu scores 14 to carry Drake over South Dakota 69-53

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Joseph Yesufu had 14 points off the bench to lead Drake to a 69-53 win over South Dakota on Friday in...

Sports

RB Todd Gurley (knee) out for Falcons game vs. Raiders

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley will miss Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders...

Sports

Dosunmu scores 24 as No. 8 Illinois holds off Ohio 77-75

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points, Kofi Cockburn had 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 8 Illinois rallied to...

Health

Senate control brings new urgency to Georgia turnout drive

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — In a black face mask and cap, activist Garrett Bess walked up driveway after driveway of million-dollar...

Sports

Playoff hopeful Browns, woeful Jags both playing shorthanded

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s injury report is longer than its losing streak, and that’s saying something.Cleveland...

Sports

Davis lifts FIU over Flagler 82-75

MIAMI (AP) — Radshad Davis scored a career-high 28 points as Florida International beat Flagler 82-75 on Friday, the second...

Sports

No. 3 Ohio State goes on the road to face revitalized Illini

No. 3 Ohio State (4-0, 4-0 Big Ten, No. 4 CFP) at Illinois (2-3, 2-3), Saturday at noon EST (FS1).Line: Ohio State by 28.Series...

Sports

San Francisco stuns No. 4 Virginia 61-60 in Bubbleville

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — San Francisco shocked No. 4 Virginia on Friday, scoring the biggest upset of the young college...

Sports

Jets' Darnold feels 'really good,' likely to start Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's shoulder is feeling fine and the New York Jets quarterback is ready to return.Coach Adam Gase...

Sports

Broncos: Saints' Hill at QB both a blessing and a curse

DENVER (AP) — Listen to Vic Fangio and you’d never guess the Broncos were preparing to face a quarterback making just his...

News

Deadly crash into Buffalo monument under investigation

BUFFALO, N.Y., (AP) — Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of...

Health

US women beat Netherlands 2-0 in World Cup rematch

BREDA, Netherlands (AP) — Rose Lavelle scored against the Netherlands again, Kristie Mewis scored in her first appearance for...

Health

Issa Rae urges participation in Small Business Saturday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With many small businesses struggling to hold on during the coronavirus pandemic, Issa Rae believes now is...

Business

Chiefs to help Missouri schools with purpose-based athletics

The Kansas City Chiefs are joining with the Missouri State High School Activities Association and the NFL Foundation to launch...

Health

Raiders looking to finish strong, make run at playoffs

ATLANTA (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have positioned themselves to make a run at what would be just their second playoff...

Health

AP Source: kick returner Diontae Spencer has COVID-19

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kick returner Diontae Spencer is the Broncos player who tested positive for the coronavirus Friday, a...

Health

Trump may be coming to terms with loss he won't acknowledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump still won't bring himself to concede the election he decisively lost to...

Sports

Matthews with 18, Norfolk State powers past James Madison

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — J.J. Matthews scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Norfolk State to an 83-73 win over...

Health

Business Highlights

___Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift onlineNEW YORK (AP) — After months of slumping sales and businesses...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Nov. 23-Nov. 27.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAflac .33 from .28Agilent...

Sports

Adams scores 18 to lift Jacksonville State past FAU 60-50

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Darian Adams posted 18 points as Jacksonville State topped Florida Atlantic 60-50 on Friday.Brandon Huffman...

Sports

Miami's Tagovailoa questionable for Jets due to sore thumb

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is questionable for Sunday's game at the New York Jets because of a...

Sports

Oregon State has record win over Northwest, 114-42

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ethan Thompson scored 17 points and Oregon State cruised to a 114-42 win over NAIA-member Northwest...

Health

Browns' defense thinned by virus, injuries to face Jaguars

CLEVELAND (AP) — Olivier Vernon's dominating, three-sack performance last week resulted in an award for the Browns defensive...

Sports

COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens' bout with a COVID-19 outbreak has forced the NFL to postpone the team's trip to...

Sports

Liberty shuts out UMass 45-0, Mack has TDs of 59, 54 yards

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis passed for three touchdowns in the first half and Liberty blanked winless UMass 45-0 on...

News

Temporary US Pentagon chief makes rare visit to Somalia

The Pentagon's acting defense secretary has made a rare visit to Somalia, a conflict-plagued nation in the Horn of Africa where...

Sports

Packers try to extend NFC North lead as they host Bears

CHICAGO (5-5) at GREEN BAY (7-3)Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBCOPENING LINE – Packers by 7 ½RECORD VS. SPREAD – Bears 5-5, Packers...

Health

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

Health

Bears seek to end 4-game skid as they visit Green Bay

As poorly as things have gone for the Chicago Bears over the last month, they have a chance to close November by getting right...

Sports

No. 22 Irish women fall to Ohio in Ivey debut, 86-85

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Cece Hooks scored 32 points, Erica Johnson added 24 and Ohio rallied to upset No. 22 Notre Dame 86-85 on...

Health

Former House Republican flips central California seat

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans have picked up their 11th seat overall in the U.S. House and the third seat in California, as...

Sports

Scruggs gets hot late, Xavier rallies past Toledo, 76-73

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — Paul Scruggs scored 15 points, 11 in the final seven minutes, KyKy Tandy poured in a career-high 24 and...

Health

UCLA looks to continue improvement against slumping Arizona

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arizona and UCLA are in their third seasons of the Kevin Sumlin and Chip Kelly eras, but going into...

Health

US colleges mull new virus protocols for students' return

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — St. Michael’s College managed to keep coronavirus cases at bay for almost two months this fall with...

Sports

Timme, Kispert lead No. 1 Gonzaga past Auburn 90-67

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — It’s going to take more than getting up early in the morning to beat Gonzaga.Drew Timme had 28 points...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The S&P 500 rose to a record high Friday as investors continue to look forward to the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and...

Sports

Brewer lifts E. Tennessee St. past Middle Tennessee 57-43

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer scored 17 of his 20 points after halftime and East Tennessee State topped Middle Tennessee...

Sports

Wentz hasn't been the same since Eagles last faced Seattle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz didn’t finish the game the last time he faced the Seattle Seahawks because of a concussion.His...

Health

Unexpected Pac-12 matchup as Utah travels to Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — What was supposed to be a trip to the desert for Utah and a rare Sunday game turned into a Saturday afternoon...

Sports

Bridgewater expected to play vs. Vikings; McCaffrey unlikely

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While Panthers coach Matt Rhule says he expects quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to return to the starting...

Health

Stocks rise on Wall Street as S&P 500 hits record high

NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 rose to a record high Friday as investors continue to look forward to the distribution of a...

Sports

No. 6 Florida seeking defensive turnaround against Kentucky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 6 Florida has no doubt it can keep pace with anyone in the country.The Gators have their...

Business

Jeezy evolves from 'Trap or Die' mantra to empowerment

Self-improvement can be a difficult journey. It’s often an arduous process that takes time to work through and move toward. But...

Sports

No. 6 Florida can move closer to clinching East vs Kentucky

Kentucky (3-5, 3-5 SEC) at No. 6 Florida (6-1, 6-1, No. 6 CFP), Saturday at noon EST (ESPN).Line: Florida by 25 ½.Series...

Sports

Ramirez leads No. 14 Arkansas women past Wake Forest 98-82

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Amber Ramirez scored 15 of her 22 points in the third quarter when No. 14 Arkansas took control en...

Health

Wisconsin CB Wildgoose says he plans to enter NFL draft

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin cornerback Rachad Wildgoose is declaring for the NFL draft and isn’t expected to play in the...

Sports

No. 21 Oklahoma State looks to bounce back from Bedlam loss

Texas Tech (3-5, 2-5 Big 12) at No. 21 Oklahoma State (5-2, 4-2, No. 23 CFP), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (Fox).Line: Oklahoma...

Sports

No. 11 Northwestern brings unbeaten mark to MSU matchup

No. 11 Northwestern (5-0, 5-0 Big Ten, No. 8 CFP) at Michigan State (1-3, 1-3), Saturday at 3:35 p.m. EST (ESPN2).Line:...

Sports

Surging Rams still wary after 3 straight losses to Niners

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams returned from their bye week this month and promptly jumped into first place in...

Sports

Unbeaten Northwestern rolls into matchup with Michigan State

On the 25th anniversary of Northwestern's run to the Rose Bowl, Pat Fitzgerald is working on another remarkable story at his...

Sports

No. 12 Hoosiers hoping to maintain momentum against Maryland

Maryland (2-1, 2-1 Big Ten) at No. 12 Indiana (4-1, 4-1, No. 12 CFP), Saturday, noon EST (ESPN2).Line: Indiana by 12.Series...

News

Republican David Valadao wins election to U.S. House in California's 21st Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. TJ Cox

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican David Valadao wins election to U.S. House in California's 21st Congressional District, beating...

Business

Hyundai, Kia fined for delaying US engine failure recalls

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million...

Sports

No. 13 Georgia, Daniels look to build on debut vs. Gamecocks

No. 13 Georgia (5-2, 5-2 SEC, No. 9 CFP) at South Carolina (2-6, 2-6), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (SEC Network).Line: Georgia by...

Sports

No. 1 Alabama hosts No. 22 Auburn days minus Nick Saban

No. 22 Auburn (5-2, 5-2 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 7-0, No. 1 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS).Line: Alabama by 24...

Sports

As Vikings prepare for Panthers, Cook reflects on Teddy Time

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Dalvin Cook arrived in Minnesota in 2017, the Vikings assigned him a cubicle at the practice facility...

Business

Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird protections

The Trump administration moved forward Friday on gutting a longstanding federal protection for the nation's birds, over...

Health

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon,...

Sports

Preview: No. 16 Coastal Carolina visits Texas State

No. 16 Coastal Carolina (8-0, 6-0 Sun Belt) at Texas State (2-9, 2-5), Saturday at 3 p.m. EST (ESPN+)Line: Coastal Carolina by...

Sports

Bills vs Chargers features matchup of NFL's top two passers

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (3-7) at BUFFALO (7-3)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Bills by 6RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chargers 5-5;...

Sports

Lampard not surprised to see Tottenham reborn under Mourinho

Frank Lampard never gave any credence to the view that Jose Mourinho, his old mentor, was a manager who had been swept aside by...

Sports

No. 16 Coastal Carolina eyes division title vs Texas State

No. 16 Coastal Carolina is on the verge of its first conference title just three seasons after climbing into the Football Bowl...

Health

Jerry Seinfeld digs into 45 years of his jokes for new book

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forget the high-performance sports cars, the luxury Rolls-Royces and all those other classic automobiles in...

Sports

Lolo Jones back in bobsledding, seeks elusive Olympic medal

Lolo Jones hasn’t returned to China since 2008, since one bad step in what was then the biggest race of her life cost her an...

Sports

Saints aiming to end five-game skid against the Broncos

NEW ORLEANS (8-2) at DENVER (4-6)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — New Orleans by 5½RECORD VS. SPREAD — New Orleans 5-5,...

Sports

Cardinals look to notch 1st win vs. Patriots since 2012

ARIZONA (6-4) at NEW ENGLAND (4-6)Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FoxOPENING LINE — Pick-emRECORD VS. SPREAD — Cardinals 5-5; Patriots...

Sports

Syracuse hosts NC State hoping to break 6-game skid

Josh Black never envisioned his redshirt senior year at Syracuse would be like this — only one win and six consecutive losses...

Sports

Colts, Titans vie for control of AFC South title chase

TENNESSEE (7-3) at INDIANAPOLIS (7-3)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Colts by 4 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD - Titans 4-6, Colts...

Sports

Browns, Jaguars down several defensive starters in matchup

CLEVELAND (7-3) at JACKSONVILLE (1-9)Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBSOPENING LINE – Browns by 6 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD – Browns 4-6;...

Sports

Baylor, Kansas St look for boost after very different losses

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Kansas State both could use a boost after some struggles and drastically different losses.The...

Sports

Allen expects cleaner game as No. 12 Hoosiers face Terrapins

Most of the college football world was impressed by No. 12 Indiana's performance last week.Hoosiers coach Tom Allen expected...

Sports

TCU heads to Kansas with both teams eying much-needed win

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been competitive in precious few games over the past few years.Not that TCU would know...

Sports

Former NBA lottery pick saw wave of Nigerian players coming

Fifteen years after Ike Diogu was a first-round NBA draft pick, Nigerians are setting records.Diogu was the lone...

Sports

Georgia's Smart, SC's Bobo share roots, college, friendship

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart has gone from matching up at South Carolina with one close friend in Will...

Sports

Michigan QB Cade McNamara expected to start against Penn St

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan desperately needed a player to produce and provide an emotional lift.Cade McNamara delivered,...

Sports

No. 21 Oklahoma State looks to rebound vs Texas Tech

Oklahoma State’s high hopes have been replaced with a frustrating life lesson.The Cowboys entered the season expecting to...

Health

Struggling Florida State gets set to host surging Virginia

Virginia appears to be hitting a solid stride as the Cavaliers heads into the final stretch of their season.The Cavaliers (4-4,...

Crime

Police, anti-crime group seek tips in Chicago boy's shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago anti-violence group has offered a $10,000 reward for information that could lead to an arrest in a...

Health

Long waits finally end for Duke, Georgia Tech to play a game

ATLANTA (AP) — Duke and Georgia Tech never expected to be handed impromptu training camps in the middle of their seasons.Each...

Sports

Egg Bowl: It's Kiffin vs Leach in more than a passing fancy

Mike Leach and Lane Kiffin have brought sound bites and plenty of passing to Mississippi State and Mississippi, if not yet...

Business

Grains mixed, livestock higher

\CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed on Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. fell .028...

Sports

Minus Nick Saban, No. 1 Alabama hosts rival No. 22 Auburn

It was never going to be the typical Iron Bowl atmosphere, not with a mere 20,000 or so watching in person.Making it seem even...

Sports

Seattle's Russell Wilson looks to improve to 6-0 vs Eagles

SEATTLE (7-3) at PHILADELPHIA (3-6-1)Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPNOPENING LINE - Seahawks by 5RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seahawks 6-4,...

Health

Navajo school, students fight to overcome amid COVID-19

PINON, Arizona (AP) — One student runs 85 feet up a hill every morning, just to get a cellphone signal so he can call in his...

Sports

Bills lose OL Ford to season-ending injury; Brown sidelined

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills starting left guard Cody Ford will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury,...

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Surging LA Rams seek revenge in rematch with slumping Niners

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COVID-19 in custody: Alabama ranks 9th for inmate deaths

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At the Bibb Correctional Facility in Alabama, the old prison chapel has been turned into a quarantine...

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S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at sea and...

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Guard chaplains reflect on Floyd protests, lessons learned

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Reflecting on a polarized nation in the throes of a bitterly fought election, Stephanie Christoffels...

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Minnesota tribes file to halt pipeline approval due to virus

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP) — Two Native American tribes in northern Minnesota are asking state regulators to stop the imminent...

Business

For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companies — a moment when they were...

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Biden's win hides a dire warning for Democrats in rural U.S.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats once dominated Koochiching County in the blue-collar Iron Range of northern Minnesota. But in...

Business

United States Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Services Market Report 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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US agency investigating Tesla front suspension failures

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000...

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Top California air, climate regulator hopes to run Biden EPA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious...

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Police: Woman dead after van crashes into Buffalo monument

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman was killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash after a speeding minivan plowed into the McKinley Monument...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

NFLARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Antonio Gibson ran for three touchdowns, Alex Smith had a scoring pass and Washington at least...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

NFLARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Antonio Gibson ran for three touchdowns, Alex Smith had a scoring pass and Washington at least...

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Brandon Marshall tries to break the stigma of mental illness

Brandon Marshall caught 970 passes for 12,351 yards and 83 touchdowns, owns an NFL record with 21 receptions in one game and...

Sports

No. 3 Villanova beats No. 18 ASU 83-74 to win Empire Classic

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Coming into this season, Villanova coach Jay Wright wondered who might replace Saddiq Bey as the...

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No. 1 Gonzaga beats No. 6 Kansas 102-90 in season opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 25 points, Jalen Suggs added 24 and Corey Kispert had 23 to help No. 1 Gonzaga beat...

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The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected...

Sports

Barcello, Harward help BYU beat New Orleans 86-61

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Alex Barcello had 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Richard Harward scored 11 points and grabbed...

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Smith, Washington in 1st after Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith has Washington at least temporarily in first place in the NFC East after winning on...

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Reports: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19, according to multiple media...

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Simms, Clemson beat Purdue 81-70, win Space Coast Challenge

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Aamir Simms scored 24 points, Nick Honor added 17 points and a career-high four steals and Clemson beat...

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Utah State's Peasley throws for 3 TDs, runs for another

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Andrew Peasley passed for 239 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 118 yards and another score, and...

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Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges...

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Asian stocks fall amid unease about vaccine development

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets declined Friday as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine...