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Reigning chess world champion Magnus Carlsen, left, from Norway, plays Italian-American challenger Fabiano Caruana in the first few minutes of round 12 of their World Chess Championship Match in London, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 27, 2018 - 2:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — After more than 50 hours of play over nearly three weeks, the chess world championship title will be decided by speedy tiebreaker games on Wednesday. A 12-game battle of brains between American challenger Fabiano Caruana and reigning champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway has resulted in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 1995, file photo, North Carolina head coach Mack Brown hoists the trophy in the air as he's surrounded by players Eric Thomas(38) and Marcus Wall (14) after they defeated Arkansas 20-10 in the Carquest Bowl NCAA college football game in Miami. Two people with knowledge of the situation say North Carolina is negotiating with Mack Brown on a deal to return to Chapel Hill as its next football coach. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, because the school hasn’t publicly commented on its coaching search. One of the people says that the deal is being finalized. (AP Photo/Hans Deryk, File)
November 26, 2018 - 11:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mack Brown turned around North Carolina's football program once before, and the Tar Heels believe he could do it again. The school has reached an agreement in principle with Brown on a deal for him to return to Chapel Hill as its next football coach, a person involved in the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars Nathaniel Hackett offensive coordinator speaks with reporters after NFL football practice in Jacksonville, Fla. Jaguars have fired Hackett on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, the day after the team's seventh consecutive loss. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)
November 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars sacked offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett and quarterback Blake Bortles one day after the team's seventh consecutive loss. Coach Doug Marrone fired Hackett and benched Bortles on Monday, making sweeping changes to one of the league's worst...
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In this undated photo provided on Nov. 26, 2018, by Seeker, Ben Lecomte swims in the Pacific Ocean. (Seeker via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 11:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — A French-American man has given up his attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean after a storm broke the mainsail of his support ship, organizers said Monday. Ben Lecomte, who had completed about 1,500 nautical miles (2,780 kilometers) of the 5,000-mile (9,260-kilometer) journey, called...
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Gonzaga players hold the trophy after they defeated Duke 89-87 in an NCAA college basketball game to win the Maui Invitational, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 26, 2018 - 11:03 am
Gonzaga is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, leapfrogging Kansas after winning the Maui Invitational. The Bulldogs were third in last week's poll and moved ahead of No. 2 Kansas following Wednesday's thrilling win over former No. 1 Duke in the Maui title game. Gonzaga received 32 first-...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers pumps his fist after his team scored during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
November 25, 2018 - 8:24 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — After a record-breaking day, Philip Rivers was quick to credit the guys on the receiving end of his uncommonly accurate passes. Rivers tied the NFL mark for consecutive completions and broke records for the most to start a game and the highest completion percentage in a game...
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November 25, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Freshman Erik Stevenson came off the bench to score a career-high 21 points and Wichita State rolled to a 90-61 victory over Rice on Sunday. Stevenson sank 4 of 8 3-pointers and added five rebounds for the Shockers (3-3). Markis McDuffie had 14 points, five rebounds and five assists and Jaime...
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Texas A&M wide receiver Quartney Davis (1) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass during the seventh overtime of an NCAA college football game against LSU Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 74-72. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 25, 2018 - 6:33 am
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — With Texas A&M's game with No. 8 LSU tied at 72-72 in the seventh overtime on Saturday night and the Aggies set to attempt a 2-point conversion, receiver Kendrick Rogers was frantically being tended to on the sideline for severe cramps in his calves. Rogers was...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill hauls in a touchdown catch against the Los Angeles Rams during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
November 24, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill was fined $10,026 by the NFL on Saturday for taunting after he flashed a peace sign at the end of a touchdown catch. Hill was running into the end zone during a 73-yard reception in the fourth quarter of the Chiefs' 54-51 loss to the Los...
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November 24, 2018 - 8:03 am
Dedric Lawson had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5 Tennessee 87-81 in overtime in the NIT Season Tip-Off title game early Saturday. Lagerald Vick scored 15 points, with eight straight during a crucial stretch for the Jayhawks' comeback, and assisted on...
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