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PHILADELPHIA | Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

PHILADELPHIA—Jan 15, 2019—Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team’s starting quarterback in 2019. Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to four straight wins and was 27 yards away from taking the Eagles … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

LOS ANGELES | Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

LOS ANGELES— Manny Pacquiao can put away the food for a fighter who started off his career at 98 pounds. He showed that Monday when PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke joined him for breakfast at his Los Angeles home. What Pacquiao really wants to do, though, is put away Adrien Broner. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots’ Edelman still making most of his opportunities

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —Jan 15, 2019— His face was still a little flushed from stepping out of the subfreezing temperatures at Gillette Stadium field just minutes following the Patriots’ 41-28 divisional-round win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday . Still, Julian Edelman stood at his locker satisfied — at least for a moment. Then he … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Patriots’ Edelman still making most of his opportunities

MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian Open: Federer, Nadal play 2nd-round matches

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 15, 2019—Former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens plays Timea Babos to open second-round singles play at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday on Day Three of the Australian Open. The fifth-seeded Stephens, who won the 2017 U.S. Open, captured junior doubles titles with Babos at the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian Open: Federer, Nadal play 2nd-round matches

IndyCar lands communications company NTT as title sponsor

—Jan 15, 2019—  IndyCar announced a multi-year title sponsorship deal Tuesday with NTT, a global information technology and communications company based in Japan. The series will be called the NTT IndyCar Series. NTT Data, a subsidiary of parent company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., already sponsors a car for Chip Ganassi Racing and received enough … Continue reading IndyCar lands communications company NTT as title sponsor

SYRACUSE, N.Y. | Orange land a plum: $150,000 donation follows Syracuse upset

SYRACUSE, N.Y. —Jan 15, 2019— A central New York businessman says he’s following through with a pledge to donate $150,000 to area Boys & Girls Clubs in the aftermath of Syracuse’s upset of No. 1 Duke. Adam Weitsman, a well-known Orange fan and owner of recycling and shredding business, posted on Facebook before the game … Continue reading SYRACUSE, N.Y. | Orange land a plum: $150,000 donation follows Syracuse upset

GENEVA | Swimming body ends threat to ban breakaway athletes

GENEVA — Jan 15, 2019—In a standoff about the right of swimmers to compete for improved prize money, governing body FINA on Tuesday lifted its threat to ban those taking part in independently run competitions. FINA has been criticized in recent weeks by top swimmers who want more say in how their sport is run … Continue reading GENEVA | Swimming body ends threat to ban breakaway athletes

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Thiem fends off Paire in 5 at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Jan 15, 2019—The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Seventh-seeded Dominic Thiem held off Benoit Paire 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 1-6, 6-3 in a first-round Australian Open match that finished after 2 a.m. on Wednesday. Thiem, a French Open finalist last year, got the decisive break in … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Thiem fends off Paire in 5 at Australian Open