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Ko gets record haul by winning LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended her rookie year on the LPGA Tour with the biggest payoff in women's golf.

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Sunday 11/23/2014
Cundiff field goal leads Browns past Falcons 26-24
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Gordon picked right up where he left off for Cleveland.

Bears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Forte and the Bears used a big rally to hand their former coach a loss in his return to Chicago.

Huff, McCoy lead Eagles past Titans 43-24
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Huff got the Philadelphia Eagles started and LeSean McCoy kept them going.

Federer leads Swiss past France for Davis Cup
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest trophy with others.

Dalton helps Bengals to 22-13 win over Texans
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — Andy Dalton gave his father Greg a special 55th birthday present by finally getting a win in his hometown.

Indianapolis overcomes miscues to beat Jags 23-3
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — T.Y. Hilton delivered on the first promise to his first child, wrapping up his family's big day with a rockin' touchdown catch.

Assessing threats for contenders in rivalry week
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's 13th weekend:

Lacy, Packers power past Vikings 24-21
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Rodgers gave the Green Bay Packers his usual confident, accurate, productive game.

Iron Bowl warmups over for Auburn, Alabama
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Maybe Alabama and Auburn had something else on their minds entering the Iron Bowl warmup acts, like each other.

Bills have faced obstacles, but familiar with Jets
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

DETROIT (AP) — Buffalo coach Doug Marrone outlined some of the obstacles his team was facing while trying to prepare for its next game, which was moved to Detroit because of all the snow in western New York.

Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald out, ending streak
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

SEATTLE (AP) — Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was inactive for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks, ending his streak of consecutive starts at 110.

No. 1 Florida State faces another test in Florida
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Top-ranked Florida State is not as dominant as the 2013 Seminoles that swarmed opponents en route to a national championship. Ten games have proven the 2014 roster is unlikely to mimic that record-breaking level of play, but these 'Noles have pushed through new tests almost on a weekly basis.

Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care.

Florida State starter in library during shooting
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State starting defensive lineman Derrick Mitchell Jr. was in the school library Thursday when a 2005 graduate shot and wounded three people before being killed by police. He played in a football game a little more than 48 hours later.

Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.

Youthful Titans should be competitive on mat
Posted: November 23, 2014

The 2014-15 wrestling season could be one of transition for the McDowell Titans as several new faces will be thrust into action.

McRary inks with Lees-McRae
Posted: November 23, 2014

Karly McRary has proven her worth to the McDowell Lady Titans’ softball program over the past three seasons. Whether as a pitcher, in the field or at the plate, the senior has shown that she can do many different things on the diamond.

Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao couldn't resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

Hundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley's first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift.

No. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Dawkins walked over to Mike Krzyzewski and gave his former coach and mentor a hug after No. 4 Duke beat his Stanford team in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Pacquiao dominates Algieri on unofficial scorecard
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

MACAU (AP) — Unofficial scorecard by AP Boxing Writer Tim Dahlberg

No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri found a way to win on the road once again.

Harden scores 32 as Rockets beat Mavericks 95-92
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden has starred on offense since joining the Houston Rockets. After some intense criticism in the offseason, he's now stepped things up on defense, too.

Zou wins before home crowd on Pacquiao undercard
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

MACAU (AP) — Zou Shiming treated the home crowd to an entertaining win Sunday, knocking down Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym three times on his way to a foul-plagued unanimous decision on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri title fight.

Williams, Raptors beat struggling Cavs, 110-93
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has a blunt assessment for where the Cavaliers stand after 12 games.

Saturday 11/22/2014
No. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a tight game, once again, and needed their Heisman winner to make a play.

Mariota has 4 TDs and Ducks beat Buffaloes 44-10
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium.

No. 2 Alabama rolls past Western Carolina 48-14
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:31 pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Banged up in two straight wins over SEC West bruisers, No. 2 Alabama took a while to overwhelm a lower-division team that wasn't supposed to be able to put up much of a fight.

Arkansas defense shuts down Ole Miss in 30-0 win
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 6:15 pm

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials lowered the goal posts in anticipation of a second straight week of onrushing fans.

No. 14 Wisconsin holds off Iowa, 26-24
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:46 pm

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melvin Gordon's single-game rushing record barely lasted a week.

UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:31 pm

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel.

Suzy Whaley becomes 1st female officer at PGA
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:31 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Suzy Whaley is taking another crack at golf's old boy's network.

Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:31 pm

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Behind just about every green at Tiburon Golf Club was a leaderboard with more information than Stacy Lewis could digest.

Oklahoma's Perine runs for record 427 yards
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:31 pm

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — As Samaje Perine churned up the yards, the rain-soaked crowd at half-filled Memorial Stadium chanted his name.

Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:31 pm

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner.

Marshall's return lifts Buckeyes by Hoosiers 42-27
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:01 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jalin Marshall was the problem last week and the solution on Saturday for No. 7 Ohio State.

Williams scores 22 as Raptors beat Bucks 124-82
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:01 pm

TORONTO (AP) — With a visit to Cleveland to face LeBron James coming up on Saturday, Raptors coach Dwane Casey was worried his team might overlook the Milwaukee Bucks.

Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 2:01 pm

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters — people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer.

Woods to work with Dallas-based teacher
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 2:01 pm

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has hired a swing consultant as he prepares to return to competition.

Swiss lead France 2-1 in Davis Cup final
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 12:46 pm

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him.

Okafor has 16 to lead No. 4 Duke over Temple 74-54
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Four games into his college career, Duke super freshman Jahlil Okafor got a lesson in the tough, physical, inside game of basketball, and learned a little.

No. 1 Kentucky pulls away from Boston U 89-65
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:46 am

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — After throwing waves of stifling defense at No. 5 Kansas, top-ranked Kentucky showed that it could shoot the ball just as well against Boston University.

Ciganda gets tip from Olazabal and shares lead
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 am

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season.

Rating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:02 am

Sometimes in college football it seems as if everybody gets a trophy. Traveling rivalry trophies are one of the great traditions in college football. From bells to buckets, axes to Apple Cups, the amount of hardware handed out tends to go up at this time of year.

Cavaliers 'in the dark,' fall 91-78 to Wizards
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 2:16 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter.

Friday 11/21/2014
Parker's 28 helps Spurs carve up Wolves 121-92
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 1:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have opened defense of their fifth NBA title in underwhelming fashion. A blowout of the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves did little to convince coach Gregg Popovich that the precision and beauty they played with last year was just around the corner.

Bills back on practice field at Lions' facility
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 12:31 am

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice.

Federal judge denies sports betting in New Jersey
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 12:16 am

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and casino industries, a finding Gov. Chris Christie's administration intends to appeal.

AP NewsAlert
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 10:15 pm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — US judge nixes plan to allow sports betting at New Jersey casinos, tracks ; appeal expected.

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