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January 19, 2018 - 2:50 am
PRO FOOTBALL FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed practice with a right hand injury a day after being limited by the same issue as New England prepared for its AFC championship game matchup with Jacksonville. Brady was present and wore a glove on the injured hand during...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Oklahoma's Trae Young (11) drives the ball past Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma’s Trae Young, Duke’s Marvin Bagley III and Arizona’s Deandre Ayton lead the list of top performers in college basketball as the season crosses its midway point. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck, File)
January 19, 2018 - 2:40 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Arizona's Deandre Ayton have met every expectation as college freshmen with star potential. And Oklahoma's Trae Young has managed to top them both. Those rookies are among a standout group across college basketball as the season crosses its midway...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Amir Johnson (5) attempts a shot in front of Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The 76ers won 117-111. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
January 19, 2018 - 2:36 am
Semi Ojeleye, Cedi Osman and Royce O'Neale have never started in an NBA game. Cameron Payne last played in April. Matt Costello has scored two points in his NBA career. They're not stars. Yet somehow, someone in an NBA locker room apparently thought they should start in this year's All-Star Game...
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January 19, 2018 - 2:30 am
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Bishop Juan Barros, second from right, arrives to attend a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Maquehue Air Base in Temuco, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Many Chileans are furious over Francis’ 2015 decision to appoint Barros, a bishop close to the Rev. Fernando Karadima, who the Vatican found guilty in 2011 of abusing dozens of minors over decades. Barros has always denied he knew what Karadima was doing when he was the priest’s protege, a position that many Chileans have a hard time believing. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 19, 2018 - 2:19 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. Francis said that until he sees proof...
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In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, ash plumes rise from the volcano on Kadovar Island, Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific. Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean a major eruption is imminent. Thousands of people have been evacuated from islands surrounding Kadovar Island, where a volcano has been erupting since Jan. 5. (Brenton-James Glover via AP, File)
January 19, 2018 - 2:18 am
Ash plumes rise from the volcano on Kadovar Island in Papua New Guinea, indicating a major eruption could be imminent. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a Rohingya boy from Myanmar looks up as other refugees study Islam's holy book of Quran in a makeshift mosque at the...
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This January, 2018 photo provided by Bethel Search and Rescue shows a truck on a well-used track on a portion of the Kuskokwim River near Bethel, Alaska. The river is not covered by as much ice as it usually is this time of year. Months of higher-than-normal temperatures have opened dangerous holes in frozen rivers that rural Alaskans use as roads. One troublesome ice highway is the Kuskokwim River, where a man died New Year’s Eve after driving his snowmobile into a hole. (Bethel Search and Rescue via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 2:04 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of rural Alaska. Months of higher-than-normal temperatures have opened dangerous holes in frozen rivers that rural Alaskans use as roads. One troublesome ice highway is the Kuskokwim River, where a man died New Year's Eve after driving...
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January 19, 2018 - 2:01 am
Thursday, Jan. 18 EAST Albany (NY) 70, Mass.-Lowell 62 CCSU 66, Fairleigh Dickinson 65 Hartford 86, Maine 68 Hofstra 90, Delaware 63 LIU Brooklyn 83, Bryant 79 NJIT 91, North Florida 59 Niagara 81, Quinnipiac 73 Rider 88, St. Peter's 84 Robert Morris 74, Sacred Heart 60 Siena 68, Marist 65 St...
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January 19, 2018 - 1:57 am
BC-BKC--Santa Clara-San Francisco Box SANTA CLARA 65, SAN FRANCISCO 62 SANTA CLARA (7-12) Vrankic 3-9 2-5 9, Ndumanya 4-4 1-2 9, Hauser 3-5 2-2 9, Feagin 8-18 6-7 23, Caruso 4-5 4-6 12, Pugh 0-3 0-0 0, Healy 0-0 3-4 3. Totals 22-44 18-26 65. SAN FRANCISCO (10-10) McCarthy 5-8 0-0 10, Renfro 3-5 3-3...
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Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar, left, vies with Pittsburgh Penguins forward Riley Sheahan, center, for the puck during an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
January 19, 2018 - 1:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until Pittsburgh goalie Casey DeSmith got the start at Staples Center on Thursday night, his entire NHL experience consisted of two relief appearances in Penguins losses. DeSmith seized the chance to grab his first career victory — with plenty of help from the Penguins' scoring...
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