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Jay Biggerstaff - USA TODAY Sports
November 03, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Brock Purdy threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns, two of them big-play strikes to Hakeem Butler, and Iowa State rolled to a 27-3 victory over Kansas on Saturday. David Montgomery ran for 67 yards and Purdy added 53 more on the ground as the Cyclones (5-3, 4-2 Big 12) won their fourth straight,...
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Dreamstime
November 03, 2018 - 3:24 pm
Mark Cooper scored 1:56 into overtime to help Kansas City knock off Wichita 2-1 on Friday night at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Travis Brown scored his first of the season and Dylan Wells stopped 27 shots in the losing effort. Wichita has lost back-to-back games in overtime by the same final, 2-1...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2009 file photo, Mari Hulman George, chairman of the board of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, gives the command to start engines at the start the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Hulman George, chairman of the board emeritus of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died early Saturday, Nov. 3, 3018. She was 83. Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Hulman George’s death early Saturday in a statement and said her family was by her side.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
November 03, 2018 - 8:48 am
Mari Hulman George, the "quiet pioneer" of auto racing who ordered drivers to start their engines and was instrumental in the expansion of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Saturday. She was 83. Hulman George, the speedway's chairman of the board emeritus, died in Indianapolis with her family at...
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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kurt Busch heads down the front stretch during a practice session for a weekend auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 02, 2018 - 7:37 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kurt Busch knows he took his first and only NASCAR Cup Series championship for granted. The one that came 14 years ago with another team. "If it happens again, I'll appreciate it that much more," Busch said Friday. Now 40 years old and with an uncertain future after this...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson meets with reporters after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Jackson, who was fired this week, disputes owner Jimmy Haslam’s assertion there was “internal discord” on the team’s coaching staff. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 02, 2018 - 4:19 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson didn't lose his nerve. Fired this week by the Browns after winning just three of 40 games in two plus-seasons, Jackson on Friday disputed owner Jimmy Haslam's assertion there was "internal discord" on the coaching staff that made his dismissal — along with offensive...
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FILE - In this April 1964 file photo, San Francisco Giants' Willie McCovey poses for a photo, date and location not known. McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants announced his death, saying the fearsome hitter passed “peacefully” Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 31, 2018, “after losing his battle with ongoing health issues.” (AP Photo, File)
November 01, 2018 - 6:38 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey's death, saying the fearsome hitter passed "peacefully" on Wednesday afternoon "after losing...
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Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports
October 31, 2018 - 5:11 am
Shocker Samajae Haynes-Jones led all scorers with 19 points and five rebounds, and Jamarius Burton added 16 points and another 5 rebounds and the WSU men's basketball team defeated Catawba 75 to 64 in their sole exhibition game this season. Senior forward Markis McDuffie was fairly quiet in the...
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Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
October 28, 2018 - 10:25 pm
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 to guide a team to the title. He's just the fifth rookie...
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Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
October 28, 2018 - 6:32 pm
Cody Bellinger is on the bench for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series. His left-handed bat has been replaced in the lineup by Enrique Hernandez, who will hit third and play center field on Sunday against the Boston Red Sox. First baseman David Freese leads off again for the...
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