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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
October 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For the seventh and final time Geno Auriemma and UConn were the unanimous choice to win the American Athletic Conference in the preseason poll. Next year things will change as the Huskies head back to the Big East. The Huskies have simply dominated conference play, winning all...
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Oct 12, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (25) hits a two run RBI single against the Houston Astros in the seventh inning in game one of the 2019 ALCS playoff baseball series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
AP
October 13, 2019 - 9:20 am
HOUSTON (AP) - Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series opener. With so much attention focused on the Astros aces, Tanaka...
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots hands the ball off to Sony Michel #26 against the New York Giants during the fourth quarter in the game at Gillette Stadium on October 10, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 11, 2019 - 4:28 am
By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Under coach Bill Belichick, the Patriots have made a habit of besting young quarterbacks. They can add Giants rookie Daniel Jones to that list. Tom Brady had two touchdown runs and moved ahead of Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL'...
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees makes a catch for an out on a hit by Jorge Polanco #11 of the Minnesota Twins in the ninth inning in game three of the American League Division Series at Target Field on October 07, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 10, 2019 - 10:56 pm
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Of course, the Yankees are the Bronx Bombers. Turns out this group is filled with fancy fielders, too. "I don't think they want the attention," catcher Austin Romine said Thursday ahead of the AL Championship Series against Houston. "You got a bunch...
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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees has ice poured on him after defeating the Minnesota Twins in the game on July 23, 2019 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Yankees defeated the Twins 14-12 in ten innings (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 10, 2019 - 10:51 pm
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks returned to Phoenix, unable to throw without pain, advised to rest his aching elbow on Sept. 11 by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, an orthopedic specialist in California. The season appeared to be over for the New York Yankees outfielder. Being...
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Jonquel Jones #35 of Connecticut Sun puts up a shot in front of Elena Delle Donne #11 of Washington Mystics in the first half during Game Five of the 2019 WNBA Finals at St Elizabeths East Entertainment & Sports Arena on October 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 10, 2019 - 10:46 pm
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA championship, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from banged-up league MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals on Thursday night. It was a fitting...
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Jason McCourty #30 of the New England Patriots celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass during the first half against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on October 6, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 09, 2019 - 4:36 pm
By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Few quarterbacks have outdueled Tom Brady and the New England Patriots the way Eli Manning has during his career. Twice Manning has been under center to help the Giants lead fourth-quarter comebacks in the Super Bowl over New England. In...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spikes a football during a Super Bowl LIII championship ceremony before the game between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 08, 2019 - 5:27 pm
(AP) -- Fox Sports has hired Rob Gronkowski as an NFL analyst. The network announced on Tuesday that the former New England Patriots tight end will make his debut during Thursday night's pregame show before the Patriots-New York Giants game. Gronkowski retired at the end of last season after...
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Matt Dwyer
October 06, 2019 - 10:58 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Jordan McCloud passed for three touchdowns and ran for another and South Florida rolled past Connecticut 48-22 on Saturday, the Bulls' eighth straight victory over the Huskies. After a three-and-out on their first possession, the Bulls (2-3, 1-1 American) scored touchdowns on...
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AP
October 03, 2019 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Mickey Callaway has been fired by the New York Mets after missing the playoffs in both his seasons as manager. The move Thursday, which was widely expected, comes four days after New York wrapped up an 86-76 season that marked a nine-win improvement over his 2018 debut. But a strong...
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