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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017 file photo, New York Jets offensive coordinator John Morton talks to reporters during the team's organized team activities at its NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the New York Jets have fired offensive coordinator John Morton after one season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the move.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are looking for someone to lead their offense — again. The Jets announced Wednesday night that they fired offensive coordinator John Morton after just one season. His departure means the franchise will have its sixth offensive coordinator in eight years next season...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017 file photo, New York Jets offensive coordinator John Morton talks to reporters during the team's organized team activities at its NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the New York Jets have fired offensive coordinator John Morton after one season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the move.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are looking for someone to lead their offense — again. The Jets announced Wednesday night that they fired offensive coordinator John Morton after just one season. His departure means the franchise will have its sixth offensive coordinator in eight years next season...
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FILE-This file photo from Jan. 14, 2018 shows Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley as he greets players as they come from the field during the second half of an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh. A person with direct knowledge of the decision, confirmed to The Associated Press that the Steelers will not renew Haley's contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, because there was no formal announcement from Haley nor the team. Haley just finished his sixth season with the team. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, FILE)
January 17, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Todd Haley spent six seasons helping turn the Pittsburgh Steelers offense into one of the most dynamic in the NFL. All the yards and all the touchdowns weren't enough, however, for the fiery offensive coordinator to keep his job. The Steelers chose not to renew Haley's contract on...
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PSG's Neymar shoots the ball to score during his French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Dijon, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 17, 2018 - 7:05 pm
PARIS (AP) — Neymar scored four goals and set up two in a dazzling performance as Paris Saint-Germain beat Dijon 8-0 on Wednesday, yet still the Brazil star left the field bitterly shaking his head in disappointment. Perhaps it was hearing some fans jeering him when he refused to let striker...
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Russia's Maria Sharapova signs autographs after defeating Germany's Tatjana Maria during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 17, 2018 - 7:04 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova was set to take on Anastasija Sevastova at the start of play Thursday on an expected day of scorching temperatures at the Australian Open. The forecast was for temperatures approaching 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), and delays were likely on side...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO STEFON, NOT STEFAN - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs takes a question from the media during an NFL football news conference Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 in Eden Prairie, Minn. The Vikings face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC championship on Sunday in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 17, 2018 - 7:01 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn't start with such brilliance. Diggs has only arrived at this stage of his life and his career, a Vikings standout on the verge of a Super Bowl, with an unrelenting diligence and a dose...
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January 17, 2018 - 6:59 pm
NFL-NEWS Brady misses news conference to meet with medical staff UNDATED (AP) — The Patriots say quarterback Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff for a right hand injury. According to New England's first...
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January 17, 2018 - 6:59 pm
NFL-NEWS Brady misses news conference to meet with medical staff UNDATED (AP) — The Patriots say quarterback Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff for a right hand injury. According to New England's first...
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Sunlight falls on former Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau as he arrives at Target Field to announce his retirement as a Twins player during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 in Minneapolis. The former MVP spent 14 seasons in the majors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 17, 2018 - 6:58 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have hired the recently retired Justin Morneau as a special assistant. The team said Wednesday Morneau will become the fourth former Twins player from his generation to get the job, joining Michael Cuddyer, Torii Hunter and LaTroy Hawkins. The 36-year-old...
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January 17, 2018 - 6:57 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Charlie Reiter is skipping classes at Palm Desert High to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge. He's still getting schooled, too, by the likes of Jon Rahm. The 18-year-old Reiter, the first amateur to receive a sponsor exemption in tournament history, recently hooked up with...
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