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Texans, once 0-3, could sneak past Pats, Chiefs to top AFC

Here’s a crazy thought: The Houston Texans with home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Yep, the team that began the season 0-3 just might sneak past the Chiefs and Patriots and claim that coveted spot. The Texans have won nine in a row. They’ve done so in all sorts of ways, from strong defense to … Continue reading Texans, once 0-3, could sneak past Pats, Chiefs to top AFC

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an attempt to ensure its survival. The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday in an effort to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to avoid its potential demise at the hands of the U.S. Olympic Committee. USA Gymnastics filed … Continue reading USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an effort to ensure its survival. The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday as it attempts to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to forestall its potential demise at the hands of the U.S. Olympic Committee. USA Gymnastics filed … Continue reading USA Gymnastics files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | No. 6 Ohio St. ignores sideshows as Big Ten title game looms

INDIANAPOLIS — Urban Meyer arrived in Indianapolis on Friday with one goal — heading home with another Big Ten championship trophy. He treated everything else as a sideshow. Meyer ignored speculation about his coaching future and deflected talk about what No. 6 Ohio State would need to earn a spot in the college football playoff. … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | No. 6 Ohio St. ignores sideshows as Big Ten title game looms

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Fournette’s 1-game suspension upheld, will miss Colts game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette’s appeal of a one-game suspension for fighting has been denied, meaning he will sit out Sunday’s game against Indianapolis. Fournette was suspended without pay for leaving the sideline, running across the field and punching Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson. Fournette appealed, but retired NFL receiver James … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Fournette’s 1-game suspension upheld, will miss Colts game

NEW YORK | Ledecky, Murphy big winners at USA Swimming’s Golden Goggles

NEW YORK— Katie Ledecky was honored as the top female swimmer for the sixth straight year, while Ryan Murphy took home three prizes at USA Swimming’s Golden Goggles awards. Ledecky and Murphy were honored Monday night In New York for their performances at 2018’s biggest meet, the Pan Pacific Championships. The 21-year-old Ledecky won five … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ledecky, Murphy big winners at USA Swimming’s Golden Goggles

Where’s the AFC East? All 4 teams idle in Week 11

So where are the Patriots, Bills, Jets and Dolphins this week? On byes. In a rarity for the NFL, the entire AFC East is off in Week 11. Also not playing this week are San Francisco (2-8) and Cleveland (3-6-1). The Patriots (7-3) have a two-game lead over Miami (5-5) in a division New England … Continue reading Where’s the AFC East? All 4 teams idle in Week 11

ROCHESTER, Ind. | Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students’ bus stop deaths

ROCHESTER, Ind.  — A northern Indiana woman accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus entered a preliminary not guilty plea Thursday. Alyssa Shepherd, 24, appeared before a Fulton County judge on three counts of reckless homicide. The Rochester, Indiana, woman also … Continue reading ROCHESTER, Ind. | Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students’ bus stop deaths