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 2021-10-21 19:54 

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No. 18 Tennessee's roster loaded with addition of newcomers...

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes has scratched every box in filling the roster for his seventh season. He has experience with John Fulkerson back as a graduate along with senior Victor Bailey Jr. Josiah Jordan-James, a McDonald's All-American coming out of...

 2021-10-21 19:54 

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Garca to start Game 6 of ALCS for Astros against Red Sox...

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis Garca will start for the Houston Astros against the Boston Red Sox in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series on Friday night with a trip to the World Series on the line. Garca started Game 2 and gave up a grand slam in the f...

 2021-10-21 19:53 

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After Kanter's Tibet comments, Celtics blacked out in China...

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate Tibetan independence. Kanter, as part of a series of so...

 2021-10-21 19:53 

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No. 10 Oregon, UCLA clash with bigger goals at risk...

No. 10 Oregon (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at UCLA (5-2, 3-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: UCLA by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: UCLA leads 40-30. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Ducks are the Pac-12's last hope to reach the College ...

 2021-10-21 19:04 

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It will take more than rain to end drought in Western U.S....

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians rejoiced this week when big drops of water started falling from the sky for the first time in any measurable way since the spring, an annual soaking that heralds the start of the rainy season following some of ...

 2021-10-21 19:04 

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Kanter's comments cause blackout of Celtics games in China...

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate Tibetian independence. Kanter, as part of a series of s...

 2021-10-21 19:04 

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Lawyers: Berlusconi is acquitted in Italy corruption trial...

ROME (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian premier, was acquitted of judicial corruption charges on Thursday evening in a trial in Italy, his lawyers said. Various Italian media, reporting from Siena, Tuscany, said Judge Simone Spina, in read...

 2021-10-21 19:03 

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Texas' new elections chief joined Trump's challenge in 2020...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday picked as the state's new elections chief an attorney who briefly joined former President Donald Trump's legal team last year as it challenged the 2020 election results. John...

 2021-10-21 18:56 

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COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel discusses booster rollout...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Influential government advisers are deciding Thursday how best to expand the nation's COVID-19 booster campaign, including whether and when it's OK to "mix and match" brands for the extra dose. The advisers to the C...

 2021-10-21 18:55 

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No. 4 Alabama seeks to extend streak against rival Tennessee...

Tennessee (4-3, 2-2 SEC) at No. 5 Alabama (6-1, 3-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Alabama by 24 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Alabama leads 58-37-8 (57-38-7 after NCAA sanctions), has won 14 straight. WHAT'S AT STAKE? T...

 2021-10-21 18:55 

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Hoosiers try to snap losing streak against No. 5 Buckeyes...

No. 5 Ohio State (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) at Indiana (2-4, 0-3), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Ohio State by 21 , according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ohio State leads 77-12-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? As the weeks pass and the upsets mount, the...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Steelers believe momentum is building after a rocky start...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Canada keeps insisting he's got the best job in America. The first-year Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator has quickly learned it might also be among the most scrutinized, at least in his chosen profession. All Cana...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Washington St hosts BYU in 1st game since Rolovich's firing...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — After months of dealing with uncertainty, Washington State finally has clarity about who will lead the program. Nick Rolovich and four assistants are gone, fired when they failed to comply with the governor's mandate that a...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Facebook's oversight board seeks details on VIPs' treatment...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's semi-independent oversight board says the company has failed to fully disclose information on its internal system that exempts high-profile users from some or all of its content rules. Facebook "has not been full...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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It's deja-oof all over again: Bills enter bye with a thud...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are making a habit of kicking off their bye weeks with a thud. It's deja-oof all over again, with the AFC East-leading Bills (4-2) entering their annual break smarting from yet another last-second hear...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Cowboys CB Diggs starring after position switch at Alabama...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — NFL interceptions leader Trevon Diggs cried when Nick Saban wanted him to move to cornerback from receiver at Alabama four years ago. The breakout star of the Dallas Cowboys also did what came naturally, seeking encouragement in...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Buckner leads Colts into showdown vs. his old 49ers team...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Fresh off a trip to the Super Bowl in the 2019 season, the San Francisco 49ers had a difficult decision to make. With salary cap room tight and star defensive tackle DeForest Buckner headed into the final year of his contr...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Biden bill would put US back on path of reducing uninsured...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' social spending and climate change bill would put the United States back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people, with estimates ranging from 4 million to 7 million Americans gaining health ...

 2021-10-21 18:53 

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No. 6 Michigan's run game faces stern test vs Northwestern...

Northwestern (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) at No. 6 Michigan (6-0, 3-0), Saturday at noon EDT (FOX). Line: Michigan by 23 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Michigan leads 58-15-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Michigan is off to a 6-0 start for the first t...

 2021-10-21 18:04 

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Paris Hilton pushes for federal 'troubled-teen' industry law...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Celebrity Paris Hilton and activists who successfully pushed for reforms in the so-called troubled teen industry in Utah are now calling for federal legislation to regulate youth residential treatment centers. Hilton and the no...

 2021-10-21 18:04 

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House set to recommend contempt charges against Bannon...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol ins...

 2021-10-21 18:04 

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California maskless woman in store convicted of trespassing...

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman who refused to wear a mask or leave a grocery store last year was convicted of trespassing and obstructing a business or customers. The jury found Marianne Campbell Smith guilty on Wednesday and...

 2021-10-21 18:03 

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In 'Becoming Cousteau,' diving into the depths of Jacques...

NEW YORK (AP) — Who was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, exactly? He was an oceanographer and explorer but held no scientific degree. He was an environmentalist whose voyages were nevertheless sometimes funded by oil companies seeking drilling sites. He was a...

 2021-10-21 17:59 

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Israel poised to welcome foreign tourists back to country...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders on Thursday recommended reopening the country to fully vaccinated tourists beginning on Nov. 1, a year and a half after closing its borders to most foreign visitors due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The decisio...

 2021-10-21 17:56 

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Chen and winning streak in spotlight as Skate America begins...

Let this sink in: Nathan Chen has not lost a competition since February 2018. Talk about unbeaten streaks. Since his disappointing sixth-place finish at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the 22-year-old Chen has won three world titles, the last three of his five ...

 2021-10-21 17:56 

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FlixMobility buys Greyhound bus service, expanding US reach...

German transportation company FlixMobility is buying Greyhound's bus operations in the U.S. in order to strengthen its position in the country. The purchase price is $140 million cash plus another $32 million to be paid in installments over 18 months....

 2021-10-21 17:56 

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Browns activate WR Landry from IR to face Broncos...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry has been activated from injured reserve to possibly help Cleveland's injury-decimated offense Thursday night against the Denver Broncos. One of the league's most consistent pass catchers, L...

 2021-10-21 17:55 

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White House, Dems hurriedly reworking $2 trillion Biden plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are hurriedly reworking key aspects of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion domestic policy plan, trimming which social services and climate change programs to include and rethinking new taxes on corp...

 2021-10-21 17:54 

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Utah aiming for basketball transformation under Craig Smith...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Utes aren't just entering this season with a new head coach and several new players. They are also embracing a new basketball philosophy that traces back to the program's roots as the Runnin' Utes. Craig Sm...

 2021-10-21 17:54 

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Minnesota's seasoned line in peak form with Maryland up next...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Most of Minnesota's regular offensive linemen might have expected to be done with college by now, with five of them in their fifth year or more. The guys up front for the Gophers have found a groove at just the right time, as ...

 2021-10-21 17:54 

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Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The video shows more than 30 men lined up in front of a crumbling structure in silence. Their heads are bowed as a man walks between them and swigs from a small bottle. Someone exclaims, "There will be trouble in Por...

 2021-10-21 17:54 

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Patriots looking to post 6th straight season sweep of Jets...

NEW YORK JETS (1-4) at NEW ENGLAND (2-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Patriots by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 1-4; Patriots 2-4. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 70-54-1. LAST MEETING: Patriots beat Jets 25-6 on Sept....

 2021-10-21 17:54 

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Former grad assistant back at QB for SC against No. 17 A&M...

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Former graduate assistant coach-turned-quarterback Zeb Noland returned to the field on South Carolina's final drive last week against Vanderbilt to lead the Gamecocks to a win that snapped a nine-game Southeastern C...

 2021-10-21 17:53 

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Falcons are slight road favorite against reeling Dolphins...

ATLANTA (2-3) at MIAMI (1-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Atlanta by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Atlanta 2-3; Miami 2-4. SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 9-4. LAST MEETING: Dolphins beat Falcons 20-17 on Oct. 16, 2017 ...

 2021-10-21 17:53 

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Florida State says it won't overlook UMass with Clemson next...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As Florida State prepares for Saturday's game against UMass, it would be easy to expect the Seminoles to focus their attention instead on a rivalry game with Clemson on Oct. 30. "I can promise you we're not going...

 2021-10-21 17:53 

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Missouri rebuilds roster with transfers, talented freshmen...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — There have been so many changing faces within the Missouri basketball program since the end of last season that coach Cuonzo Martin thought it would be a good idea to gather the guys at his house over the summer. It would have b...

 2021-10-21 17:53 

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Records meaningless whenever No. 13 Irish and Trojans meet...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There will be no Heisman Trophy favorites on the field and no national championships on the line when Southern California and No. 13 Notre Dame meet for the 92nd time Saturday night. Ignore the records and any scenarios. The ...

 2021-10-21 16:59 

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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and told the justices there's no reason to rush into the case. The state filed its response Thursday to the Biden administration's c...

 2021-10-21 16:58 

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In memoir, Katie Couric writes of feeling betrayed by Lauer...

NEW YORK (AP) — On a summer day in the Hamptons last year, Katie Couric and her husband, John Molner, went out for a walk and saw a familiar white jeep drive by with Matt Lauer at the wheel. No waves, no hellos. Couric writes in her new memoir, "...

 2021-10-21 16:56 

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Top piano event winner says pandemic helped him concentrate...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Canadian winner of what is arguably the piano world's most important competition says the coronavirus pandemic lockdown helped him concentrate on music, and now he'll have to try to retain the sense of inner peace h...

 2021-10-21 16:56 

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Airlines bet on big December after Covid variant setback...

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are planning for a big December, believing that the recent surge in a highly contagious COVID-19 variant is fading and that holiday travel will soar. The carriers say that even after encouraging thousands of employees to quit ...

 2021-10-21 16:55 

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Off bye Saints look for 2nd straight win on road at Seahawks...

NEW ORLEANS (3-2) at SEATTLE (2-4) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN OPENING LINE: Saints by 5 1-2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 3-2; Seahawks 3-3. SERIES RECORD: Tied 8-8. LAST MEETING: Saints beat Seahawks 33-27, Sept. 22, 2019 i...

 2021-10-21 16:55 

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Pippen expects Vandy to compete, 'didn't come back to lose'...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. has returned to Vanderbilt and the high-scoring guard expects things to be different. He believes Vanderbilt can be an NCAA Tournament team. Having Pippen back for his junior season is already a big win for ...

 2021-10-21 16:54 

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No. 22 Auburn banking heavily on Jabari Smith, transfers...

Bruce Pearl has restocked Auburn's roster once again, only this time with expectations for immediate success. The preseason No. 22 Tigers' coach bolstered his team with talented transfers like North Carolina 7-footer Walker Kessler, Georgia guard ...

 2021-10-21 16:54 

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Raiders face Eagles seeking 2nd straight win post-Gruden...

PHILADELPHIA (2-4) at LAS VEGAS (4-2) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Raiders by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Philadelphia 3-3; Las Vegas 3-3. SERIES RECORD: Eagles lead 7-6. LAST MEETING: Eagles beat Raiders 19-10 on D...

 2021-10-21 16:54 

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No. 10 Kentucky looks to veterans, transfers for title run...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari's enthusiasm and optimism about his Kentucky squad comes from having his most experienced Wildcats roster in a while. Yes, Calipari once again landed a couple of heralded freshman recruits. But they'll be ...

 2021-10-21 16:54 

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Regulator to probe into tech giants' payment practices...

NEW YORK (AP) — In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to reveal how their proprietary payment networks function. Apple Pay, Google Pay a...

 2021-10-21 16:54 

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Mississippi State eyes NCAA berth behind Molinar, transfers...

Ben Howland believes Mississippi State could be one of his best squads since arriving in Starkville. Even if it's a while before the Bulldogs are at full strength. The seventh-year coach has plenty to like about a squad eager to follow up last year...

 2021-10-21 16:53 

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49ers coming off bye seek 1st win vs. Colts since 2001...

INDIANAPOLIS (2-4) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Indianapolis 4-2; San Francisco 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Colts lead 26-18. LAST MEETING: Colts beat 49ers 26...

 2021-10-21 16:53 

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Reggie Willits 4th to leave Boone's Yankees coaching staff...

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone lost a fourth member of his staff when New York announced Thursday that first base coach and outfield instructor Reggie Willits will leave at the end of the year to become a volunteer assistant for Oklahom...

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