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  • BC-OLY--Rio 2016-Mascots

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro has chosen the animal and plant life of Brazil as the inspiration for the mascots of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. The Olympic mascot is a bright yellow cat-like figure representing the animal life of South America's biggest country. Its...

  • Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province, said Iraqi officials on Monday, a new victory for Iraqi security forces in their attempt to regain areas lost to the...

  • As 76ers' Brown nears 100 games, can he be judged?

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Brett Brown is nearing 100 games with Philadelphia, and not many coaches had fewer victories when they got there. Brown is stuck on the 19 he had last season, heading into his 96th game on Monday against Portland. With the upcoming schedule also including Dallas and San Antonio, who...

  • ICYMI: Beckham's 1-handed grab; Pats-Pack on tap

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    If you have not seen the backward-falling, fingers-extended, one-handed grab made by New York Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr., do yourself a favor and go search for the video on the web. NBC announcer Al Michaels called it "one of the most incredible catches ever seen — by anybody,...

  • Ko closes out amazing rookie year with big payday

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The biggest challenge facing Lydia Ko is how she can top a rookie season like this one. The 17-year-old from New Zealand sat next to a pair of crystal trophies Sunday evening. At her feet was a glass box that was stuffed with cash to symbolize the $1 million bonus...

  • Huff, McCoy lead Eagles past Titans, 43-24

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LeSean McCoy cut and slashed, quickly hit the holes and looked like his old self running the ball. Maybe that will silence his critics for a week. McCoy ran for 130 yards, Josh Huff returned the opening kickoff 107 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the...

  • Hyde scores go-ahead TD, lifts 49ers past Redskins

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is not about to get picky about wins, pretty or otherwise. His San Francisco 49ers barely beat the lowly Washington Redskins 17-13 on Sunday, and Harbaugh still found plenty of praise for his players making the big plays when it mattered most....

  • Seattle gets back in division race beating Arizona

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — There was no point in the Seattle Seahawks disputing the obvious. If they were at all interested in challenging in the NFC West, getting a win over Arizona was an absolute. It wasn't pretty — many games in this division aren't. But the Seahawks are right back in...

  • Bears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — That awkward little return for Lovie Smith is over. Next up for the Chicago Bears is a much bigger challenge. Chicago forced three turnovers while scoring 21 unanswered points in the third quarter of a 21-13 victory over Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday....

  • Romo upstages Beckham, Cowboys beat Giants

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Game on the line, 80 yards away, three minutes to go and two timeouts. No problem for Tony Romo and the Cowboys in a game that will be remembered for the Dallas comeback and a catch by New York Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. that some are...

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