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SYRACUSE, N.Y | No. 13 Syracuse beats Louisville 54-23 _ perfect in dome

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Moe Neal rushed for a career-best 159 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Eric Dungey ran for two more scores and passed for another, and No. 13 Syracuse took advantage of five Louisville miscues to rout the Cardinals 54-23 on Friday night. The Orange (8-2, 5-2 ACC, No. 13 CFP) scored 27 points … Continue reading SYRACUSE, N.Y | No. 13 Syracuse beats Louisville 54-23 _ perfect in dome

METAIRIE, La. | Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he’s ‘not a bad guy.’

METAIRIE, La. — Dez Bryant wasn’t about to declare himself a changed man just because he’d changed teams. At age 30, the ninth-year NFL veteran receiver said he is comfortable with who he always has been and hopes he’ll fit in with the New Orleans Saints, a team on a seven-game winning streak that looks … Continue reading METAIRIE, La. | Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he’s ‘not a bad guy.’

CHICAGO | Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup winning coach Quenneville

CHICAGO — The Blackhawks have fired three-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville. General manager Stan Bowman announced the startling dismissal of Quenneville and assistants Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson on Tuesday and appointed Jeremy Colliton the new coach. Chicago was off to a 6-6-3 start and missed the playoffs last season. Quenneville took over … Continue reading CHICAGO | Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup winning coach Quenneville

SPOKANE, Wash. | No. 3 Gonzaga loses Killian Tillie for 8 weeks due to injury

SPOKANE, Wash.  — Third-ranked Gonzaga will be without forward Killian Tillie for up to eight weeks after the junior had surgery for a stress fracture in his ankle. Gonzaga coach Mark Few announced Tillie’s injury on Tuesday. Tillie re-aggravated the ankle injury during fall practice and additional imaging revealed the stress fracture. The 6-foot-10 Tillie … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash. | No. 3 Gonzaga loses Killian Tillie for 8 weeks due to injury

NEW YORK | Women’s basketball set for new season to begin

NEW YORK  — It’s been a busy few months for Muffet McGraw and her Notre Dame Fighting Irish after they won the national championship in April on a last-second shot by Arike Ogunbowale. There were award ceremonies, a trip to the ESPYs and Ogunbowale’s appearance on “Dancing with the Stars.” Now with the season beginning … Continue reading NEW YORK | Women’s basketball set for new season to begin

NEW YORK | Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

NEW YORK — The World Series was baseball 2018 in a microcosm. Half the 44 runs scored by the champion Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers came across the plate on home runs. That’s the second-highest percentage in baseball history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, behind only last year’s 57.4 percent. There were … Continue reading NEW YORK | Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Red Sox win 4th World Series title in 15 years

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:17 p.m. The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price’s pitching and Steve Pearce’s power. Alex Cora became the first manager from Puerto Rico … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Red Sox win 4th World Series title in 15 years

Fresh QBs for Texas Tech, Iowa State with Big 12 win streaks

Some things to know about Week 9 in the Big 12 Conference, the start of five consecutive weeks through the end of the regular season when every team plays every week: GAME OF THE WEEK Texas Tech (5-2, 3-1) at Iowa State (3-3, 2-2). The Red Raiders and Cyclones have each won their last two … Continue reading Fresh QBs for Texas Tech, Iowa State with Big 12 win streaks