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No. 13 Georgia hosts Mississippi St with something to prove

No. 13 Georgia hosts Mississippi St with something to prove

By The Associated Press Mississippi State (2-4, 2-4 SEC) at No. 13 Georgia (4-2, 4-2), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (SEC Network). Line: Georgia by 25. Series record: Georgia leads 18-6. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Pride, mainly. Georgia still has an outside shot at reaching the Southeastern Conference championship game, but would need to win out…More

Wilson throws for 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

Wilson throws for 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

By TIM BOOTH SEATTLE (AP) — It was a flashback performance for the Seattle Seahawks, and coach Pete Carroll enjoyed the show. A bruising running game. Russell Wilson making plays without being asked to do everything. And the Seahawks defense coming through in key moments to shut down Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals for…More

Wolves select Edwards with #1 pick in NBA draft

Wolves select Edwards with #1 pick in NBA draft

By BRIAN MAHONEY Anthony Edwards paid tribute to his mother and grandmother. Onyeka Okongwu recalled his brother. Obi Toppin thought about coming home. Tears flowed freely for those and many more players Wednesday night when their long-awaited, months-delayed NBA dreams were finally realized. Edwards was taken by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the No. 1 pick…More

NFL lacking parity through 10 weeks

NFL lacking parity through 10 weeks

By JOSH DUBOW There has never been more disparity across the NFL than this season. A league built on parity has 15 teams with at least six wins and 12 others with three or fewer, the most ever in both categories through 10 weeks. New England (4-5) is the only team in between those two…More

Saints’ Brees has rib fractures, collapsed lung

Saints’ Brees has rib fractures, collapsed lung

By BRETT MARTEL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees has been diagnosed with multiple rib fractures and a collapsed right lung, a person with knowledge of the situation said Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Saints have not announced specifics about Brees’ injury, which the 41-year-old quarterback said occurred on a…More

Dustin Johnson paints a by-the-numbers Masters-piece

Dustin Johnson paints a by-the-numbers Masters-piece

By JIM LITKE Breaking the scoring record was on his mind, because, of course it was. Dustin Johnson wanted it, too. He just hadn’t bothered to look the number up. “It was 19 (under) before?” Johnson asked a Masters official to his right in the interview room late Sunday afternoon. They had on identical green…More

No. 2 Notre Dame beats Boston College for Kelly’s 100th win

No. 2 Notre Dame beats Boston College for Kelly’s 100th win

By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Ian Book threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score and No. 2 Notre Dame overcame an early deficit to roll to a 45-31 victory over Boston College on Saturday. The Fighting Irish gave coach Brian Kelly his 100th career victory at the school, tying him with…More

Round 2: Green jackets brace for more red numbers at Masters

Round 2: Green jackets brace for more red numbers at Masters

By JIM LITKE It’s peak 2020 that even the Masters is being forced to slow-walk the results. According to the schedule, we’ve reached the halfway point of the tournament … except roughly half the field has yet to arrive. So pay close attention. Here’s what we know so far: There have already been plenty of…More

Angels hire Braves’ Perry Minasian as new general manager

Angels hire Braves’ Perry Minasian as new general manager

By GREG BEACHAM ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Perry Minasian once served as a batboy for the Texas Rangers when they made road trips to Angel Stadium. He’s headed back to Anaheim three decades later as the Los Angeles Angels’ general manager. The Angels announced the hiring of the Atlanta Braves’ assistant general manager Thursday to…More

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