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Sandusky related conviction restored to Ex-Penn St. president

Sandusky related conviction restored to Ex-Penn St. president

By MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s conviction for child endangerment over his handling of a report that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused a boy in a team shower. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a…More

49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona

49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona

By JOSH DUBOW The San Francisco 49ers will relocate to Arizona for the next three weeks after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home. The 49ers (5-6) announced they will host the Buffalo Bills next Monday night and Washington on Dec. 13…More

Vanderbilt fires coach Derek Mason in his 7th season

Vanderbilt fires coach Derek Mason in his 7th season

By TERESA M. WALKER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt fired coach Derek Mason on Sunday after losing the first eight games of his seventh season, and offensive coordinator Todd Fitch will serve as the interim coach. “While this was a difficult decision, but I know this change is necessary,” athletic director Candice Lee said in…More

Mike Tyson returns to ring, draws in exhibition with Jones

Mike Tyson returns to ring, draws in exhibition with Jones

By GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson stepped through the ropes in his signature black trunks and heard the opening bell in a boxing ring for the first time in 15 years. The former heavyweight champion of the world traded lively punches with Roy Jones Jr. for eight entertaining rounds that ended with…More

Oregon State upsets No. 9 Oregon 41-38 on Nolan’s late run

Oregon State upsets No. 9 Oregon 41-38 on Nolan’s late run

By ANNE M. PETERSON CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored on a 1-yard, fourth-down run with 33 seconds left to give Oregon State a 41-38 upset victory over No. 9 Oregon on Friday night. Jermar Jefferson ran for 226 yards and two…More

Deshaun Watson’s 4 TDs lift Texans to 41-25 win over Lions

Deshaun Watson’s 4 TDs lift Texans to 41-25 win over Lions

By LARRY LAGE DETROIT (AP) — Deshaun Watson dropped back in a protected pocket at midfield and perfectly lofted one of his four touchdown passes, connecting with Will Fuller in stride just before he reached the end zone. Houston’s star quarterback made it look easy, and the Detroit Lions did their part to not put…More

Two-time All-Star Charlie Morton inks deal with Atlanta

Two-time All-Star Charlie Morton inks deal with Atlanta

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed RHP Charlie Morton to a one-year contract worth $15 million. The Braves 40-man roster stands at 39. Morton, 37, spent the last two seasons with Tampa Bay, and went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA (20 ER/38.0 IP) in nine games, all starts in 2020. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound native…More

Lauren Abernethy – Sr. Director of Marketing for The Battery Atlanta

Lauren Abernethy – Sr. Director of Marketing for The Battery Atlanta

Celini & Dimino are joined by Lauren Abernethy, the Senior Dirtector of Marketing for The Battery Atlanta to talk about the upcoming events coming to the Battery for the holiday season! Planned activities include: Welcoming Papa John’s Pizza to their new headquarters, the opening of a new Fat Tuesday location, movies on the green for…More

Takk McKinley waived by Bengals after failing physical

Takk McKinley waived by Bengals after failing physical

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday waived defensive end Takk McKinley less than a week after claiming him off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons. The team said he failed a physical, but didn’t provide any other details. The Bengals picked up McKinley last Wednesday after he was waived by the Falcons, who made…More

GA Tech vs. Miami Football Game Rescheduled

GA Tech vs. Miami Football Game Rescheduled

THE FLATS – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Monday that Georgia Tech’s football game at Miami (Fla.), originally scheduled to be played on Saturday, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19. The contest was rescheduled due to Covid-19-related protocols within Miami’s program. “I’m saddened for our student-athletes and coaches that they won’t have the…More

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