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December 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
By STEVE DOUGLAS , AP Sports Writer Wanted: A coach to restore Manchester United to its former status as a major force in European soccer. It was a task that proved beyond even Jose Mourinho. United brought an end to Mourinho's turbulent 2½-year spell at the storied English club by firing him on...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:44 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Excitement in Harrisonburg, James Madison University has a new head football coach. The Dukes snagged Curt Cignetti from Elon University. You may remember Elon,under Coach Cignetti, handed JMU their second loss of the 2018 season. Coach Cignetti knows how to win and how to...
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December 04, 2018 - 4:49 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Pro Football Writer Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the team "talked about and discussed" bringing in quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a tryout "but we will probably go in a different direction."...
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December 03, 2018 - 12:10 pm
By ROB MAADDI , AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz put all his skills on display against the Washington Redskins last season. He showed off his strong arm, his accuracy, his running skills, ability to escape and toughness in two double-digit wins, helping the Philadelphia...
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November 20, 2018 - 5:10 pm
By JOHN ZENOR , AP Sports Writer AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Things haven't gone the way Auburn hoped this season. After going from the top 10 to unranked, the Tigers have a chance to appease restless fans: Play the spoiler and upset their biggest rival, No. 1 Alabama. "Win this game and a lot of people...
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November 17, 2018 - 11:36 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Virginia Tech football team could be playing the Thundering Herd of Marshall on December 1st at Lane Stadium, but only if they need the win to become bowl eligible. The Hokies are up against a wall when it comes to post season bowl eligibility. The team is currently 4-5...
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November 03, 2018 - 7:22 am
By HANK KURZ Jr. , AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Darrin Hall had already had a big night against a team that game-planned to stop him when he put a dazzling cap on it. Hall ran for 229 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 75-yard burst one play after Virginia had awakened it fans...
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September 25, 2018 - 2:01 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin. But the shoe maker's stock is up and sales have been steady. The furor seems to...
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August 14, 2018 - 4:31 pm
By DAVID GINSBURG , AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has parted ways with its strength and conditioning coach and "mistakes were made" in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died. Following Tuesday's news...
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August 10, 2018 - 12:01 pm
By The Associated Press NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump. Writing on Twitter from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump said Friday players "make a fortune doing what they love,"...
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