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Georgia running back Sony Michel runs for a touchdown during overtime in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma, Monday, in Pasadena, Calif. Georgia won 54-48. Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After ending the first overtime Rose Bowl, one of the greatest Granddaddies of Them All, Sony Michel was swarmed by Georgia teammates as he broke down in tears. The senior tailback had gone from possible goat to all-time hero for Georgia, sending the Bulldogs to the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The agonizing wait to play again is over for Isaiah Thomas. Vengeance on the Celtics is still on hold. Thomas, sidelined with a hip injury since last season’s Eastern Conference finals, will make his debut for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night against the Portland Trail...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It’s another bye week for the New England Patriots, and that means time for Bill Belichick’s assistants to interview for head coaching jobs. Both offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia are expected to be coveted by the six or more...
Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) has his shot blocked by Boston Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin (35) during the third period of Thursday night's game in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3 in a shootout. AP Photo/Alex Brandon
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin got his 24th goal of the season and then scored in the shootout to help the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night. Lars Eller and Brett Connolly also scored for the Capitals, who snapped a three-game losing streak and won their 12th...
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The rancher from western Wyoming wears tan overalls pulled over a U.S. ski team jacket, and is every bit as versed in the nuances of hay farming as the subtleties of snow grooming. He doesn’t even ski for pleasure much anymore due to aching hips, yet the Olympic fates of...
Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) and Aron Baynes (46) during the third quarter of Thursday night's game in Boston. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart helped complete a furious comeback for Boston on two plays he never touched the ball. Smart drew an offensive foul on James Harden with 7.3 seconds left, getting the ball back in time for Al Horford to sink a hook shot with 3.7 seconds left, and the Celtics rallied...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kenny Hill passed for two touchdowns, ran for another and even caught one as No. 13 TCU rallied from a big early deficit to beat 15th-ranked Stanford 39-37 in the Alamo Bowl on Thursday night. Cole Bunce’s 33-yard field goal with just over 3 minutes to play won it for the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rest of the hockey world may be waiting for the expansion Golden Knights to come crashing back to reality. Vegas is having way too much fun to be concerned. The Golden Knights’ remarkable inaugural season kept getting better Thursday night with their sixth consecutive...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A photographer who has covered the Minnesota Twins accused Miguel Sano of assault, posting on Twitter that the All-Star third baseman forcibly attempted to kiss her following an autograph session at a mall in 2015. Betsy Bissen tweeted Thursday that she screamed and resisted...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr would do it all over again: stretch the ball toward the goal line for a potential winning touchdown, even though he knows the extra effort backfired and cost the Oakland Raiders a chance to win. Carr’s dramatic fumble that rolled through the end zone for a...

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