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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, then-Penn State special teams coordinator Charles Huff speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football team's media day in State College, Pa. Marshall has given Alabama’s Huff his first head coaching job. Marshall announced Huff’s hiring Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
January 17, 2021 - 5:49 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall has given Alabama’s Charles Huff his first head coaching job. Marshall announced Huff’s hiring Sunday. Huff spent the past two seasons as the Crimson Tide’s associate head coach and running backs coach and is widely known as a top recruiter. The 37-year-old Huff is...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne celebrates after a run during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
January 17, 2021 - 5:49 pm
The AFC title game is returning to a familiar place in Kansas City. The question all week will be whether Patrick Mahomes will be able to play quarterback for the Chiefs. Backup Chad Henne converted a fourth-and-1 pass to Tyreek Hill to seal the game after Mahomes left with a concussion and the...
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Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg shakes his head as he walks back to the sideline after Indiana scored a 3-point shot in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Lincoln, Neb. (Kenneth Ferriera/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)
January 17, 2021 - 4:55 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Oklahoma City Thunder's scheduled home game Sunday night against the Philadelphia 76ers has been postponed. Because of ongoing contact tracing within the 76ers, the NBA said the team does not have the league-...
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Stanford forward Francesca Belibi, right, blocks a shot by Colorado forward Charlotte Whittaker in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 17, 2021 - 4:52 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Stanford escaped two close calls against Colorado last year. The Cardinal couldn’t avoid a loss to the Buffaloes a third time. Frida Formann hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:36 left in overtime to lead Colorado to a 77-72 upset win over No. 1 Stanford on Sunday. “You can take...
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Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (24) shoots over Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
January 17, 2021 - 4:33 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Garrett Temple scored 15 of his season-high 21 points in the second quarter and the Chicago Bulls ended a four-game losing streak with a 117-101 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Dallas star Luka Doncic passed Michael Jordan on...
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January 17, 2021 - 1:41 pm
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — United States challenger American Magic is assessing the extent of damage to its race yacht Patriot, which capsized and came close to sinking during racing Sunday in the America’s Cup challengers series. Skipper Terry Hutchinson said American Magic is confident of...
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, left, greets International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel during their meeting in Minsk, Belarus, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (Nikolai Petrov/BelTA Pool Photo via AP)
January 17, 2021 - 1:27 pm
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation will make a decision in the coming days on whether to pull its world championship from Belarus as pressure increases from sponsors over a crackdown on opposition groups in the country. German motor oil manufacturer Liqui Moly said...
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Italy's Marta Bassino celebrates after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 17, 2021 - 7:47 am
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marta Bassino won her second World Cup giant slalom in two days Sunday after first-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin dropped to sixth. The Italian skier has won four of the five races in the discipline this season, with Shiffrin winning the only other event, in Courchevel...
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Buffalo Bills' Taron Johnson (24) returns an interception for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
January 17, 2021 - 12:24 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — In what was supposed to be a showdown between Buffalo’s Josh Allen and Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson, Taron Johnson literally stole the show. If not for the wall separating the field from the stands in the back of the east end zone, the Bills cornerback might still be running...
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Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) shoots against Saint Mary's forward Dan Fotu (42) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 16, 2021 - 11:45 pm
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — McKeon Pavilion is typically one of Gonzaga's toughest conference road stops, so it certainly felt strange devoid of all those raucous fans. Corey Kispert had 17 points and five rebounds and No. 1 Gonzaga overcame a slow start with a surge to end the first half, pulling away...
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