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Niemann finishes with eagle and shares the lead at Sony Open

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Joaquin Niemann had no regrets about the 18th hole at the Sony Open.

Saints’ Brees sees playoff clash with Brady’s Bucs as fate

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Drew Brees periodically discusses his long, extraordinary NFL journey in terms of fate and destiny.

UFC won’t punish fighters for marijuana use in policy change

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The UFC will no longer punish fighters for using marijuana in most cases, making a major change to its anti-doping policy.

‘Cover up of cover-up’ still led to downsized Russian ban

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The highest court in sports blasted Russia for engaging in “a cover up of the cover-up” in another desperate attempt to deny culpability for a state-sponsored doping scheme, while also justifying its decision to reduce the country's punishments at the next two Olympics.

McClung lifts No. 15 Texas Tech past No. 4 Texas, 79-77

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Mac McClung made a long jumper with 3 seconds left and No. 15 Texas Tech rallied to beat No. 4 Texas 79-77 on Wednesday night, ending the Longhorns' perfect start in the Big 12.

LeBron James scores 26 points, Lakers roll past Thunder

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LeBron James scored 26 points and the Los Angeles Lakers routed the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-99 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record seventh straight road victory to start the season.

Farabee has 4-point game, Flyers beat Penguins 6-3

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Nolan Patrick missed last season with debilitating migraines and Oskar Lindblom had his shortened in his fight with a rare bone cancer.

Olympian Keller charged with taking part in US Capitol riot

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Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was charged Wednesday with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after video emerged that appeared to show him among those storming the building last week.

Mark Shapiro gets 5-year extension as Blue Jays’ CEO

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Mark Shapiro has been given a five-year contract extension as the Toronto Blue Jays' president and chief executive officer.

No. 7 Michigan routs No. 9 Wisconsin 77-54

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Juwan Howard watched his team turn another highly anticipated matchup into a blowout.

To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games

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Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and surrounding areas. Amid the surging virus, he again promised the postponed Tokyo Olympics would be “safe and secure” and tried to disconnect the state of emergency from the fate of the Games.

Thousands party in streets after Alabama win, despite virus

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Thousands of University of Alabama football fans partied in the street near campus after the Crimson Tide defeated Ohio State 52-24 for the national championship, ignoring pleas for safety at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in a celebration a top health official said Tuesday could worsen disease.

Perfect Alabama finishes No. 1 in AP Top 25 for 12th time

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Alabama finished the season No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the 12th time, extending its record by completing the program’s first perfect season since 2009.

Unstoppable Tide: Alabama routs Ohio St for national title

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The celebration was at once familiar and unique. The confetti cannons sent a crimson and white shower into the air and Alabama players ran to the sideline to grab their championship hats and T-shirts.

Eagles fire coach Doug Pederson 3 years after Super Bowl win

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Doug Pederson lost his job less than three years after he led the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise’s only Super Bowl title.

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Olympian Keller charged with taking part in US Capitol riot

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Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was charged Wednesday with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after video emerged that appeared to show him among those storming the building last week.