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Dodgers hire Dave Roberts as team's 1st minority manager (Yahoo Sports)

Dave Roberts overcame long odds during his playing days in the major leagues and survived a bout with cancer in recent years. Fittingly, the personable Roberts beat the odds again, impressing the front office with his energy, enthusiasm and knowledge to become the Dodgers' first minority manager. Los Angeles said Monday it plans to introduce the...
Nov 25, 2015 |

Eagles still uncertain about starting QB for Thursday game (Yahoo Sports)

The Philadelphia Eagles aren't sure or aren't saying who their quarterback will be less than two days before they're scheduled to face the Detroit Lions. Sam Bradford, the team's starter, passed through his concussion protocol but it still bothered by a sprained joint in his left (non-throwing) shoulder. Mark Sanchez relieved him in that game and...
Nov 25, 2015 |

Manning's absence extended as he's fitted with walking cast (Yahoo Sports)

Peyton Manning will spend the next week in a walking cast and is expected to miss at least two more games with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot. Manning missed the Denver Broncos' 17-15 win at Chicago last week when his longtime backup Brock Osweiler won his first NFL start. Manning stayed back in Denver to continue getting treatment.
Nov 25, 2015 |

Johnny Manziel benched by Browns for off-field behavior (Yahoo Sports)

Johnny Manziel partied his way out of the lineup during Cleveland's bye week. Browns coach Mike Pettine benched the polarizing quarterback on Tuesday for his off-field behavior, a move that could signal Manziel's days with the team are numbered. Pettine said Josh McCown will start Monday night's game against Baltimore in place of Manziel, who was...
Nov 25, 2015 |

Oklahoma up to 3rd, Iowa 4th in playoff rankings; ND 6th (Yahoo Sports)

Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6. Clemson and Alabama remained the top two teams in the third-to-last committee rankings. The Sooners (10-1) seem to be in solid shape with only one game left in their season.
Nov 25, 2015 |

Warriors look to follow up NBA title by posting record start (Yahoo Sports)

Anyone who thought the Golden State Warriors would be content after winning one NBA title was sadly mistaken. With Stephen Curry hitting 3-pointers at a record-setting pace and the rest of his teammates playing with a high level of intensity and focus, the Warriors have tied the NBA record with 15 straight wins to open the season. The Warriors...
Nov 25, 2015 |

Patriots improve to 10-0, beat Bills 20-13 (Yahoo Sports)

Tom Brady called out Rex Ryan and then he beat the Bills - again. After shouting the name of the Buffalo coach as an audible, Brady led New England to a 20-13 victory over the Bills on Monday night and kept the defending Super Bowl champions on course for their second perfect regular season in nine years. Brady completed 20 of 39 passes for 277...
Nov 24, 2015 |

LeBron joins "Big O" on elite list, leads Cavs past Magic (Yahoo Sports)

No player in NBA history stuffed a stat sheet quite like Oscar Robertson. On Monday night, LeBron James moved into his rarefied air. James joined Robertson on an exclusive list and Kevin Love scored a season-high 34 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers remained unbeaten at home with a 117-103 win over the Orlando Magic.
Nov 24, 2015 |

LeBron leads Cavs past Magic, joins Robertson on elite list (Yahoo Sports)

LeBron James joined Oscar Robertson on an exclusive NBA list and Kevin Love scored a season-high 34 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers remained unbeaten at home with a 117-103 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night. James had 15 points and 13 assists and joined Robertson, the legendary ''Big O,'' as the only players in league history to rank in...
Nov 24, 2015 |

Manning seeking second opinion, Osweiler gets second start (Yahoo Sports)

Brock Osweiler is preparing for his second consecutive start for the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning is seeking a second opinion on his injured left foot. Manning flew to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday to meet with renowned foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson about his torn plantar fascia. This doesn't mean he had a setback in his rehab...
Nov 24, 2015 |

LSU's Miles sidestepping questions about his future (Yahoo Sports)

LSU coach Les Miles considers talk about his job security ''off limits'' right now and he has no interest in retiring. Miles also said Monday that Louisiana has become ''home'' to him and his family as he nears the end of his 11th season with the Tigers. The Tigers have lost three straight for the first time since he arrived in 2005.
Nov 24, 2015 |

Ohio State's Elliott apologizes for critical comments (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott apologized for the critical comments he made about play calling after the Michigan State game and says it was the wrong time to make it known he would not be returning to school next season. Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer says Elliott will not be disciplined and that he agreed that star junior should have...
Nov 24, 2015 |

Thomas Rawls likely to get call at RB again for Seattle (Yahoo Sports)

Pete Carroll was going through what stood out about his running back, the willingness to seek out contact and running with a purpose that gives the Seattle Seahawks an identity. ''He makes somebody miss to find somebody to hit, I think,'' Carroll said. Rawls is expected to make his second straight start Sunday against Pittsburgh.
Nov 24, 2015 |

Thompson leads Warriors to 15-0 start, over Nuggets 118-105 (Yahoo Sports)

The Golden State Warriors certainly are. Klay Thompson scored 21 points and the Warriors tied the best start in league history, beating the Denver Nuggets 118-105 on Sunday night to move to 15-0. Golden State matches the start of the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and the '93-94 Houston Rockets.
Nov 23, 2015 |

Catanzaro's field goal after penalty gives Arizona wild win (Yahoo Sports)

The matchup between two of the best in the NFL lived up to the hype - with a bizarre twist at the end for good measure. Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 32-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining and the Arizona Cardinals escaped with a 34-31 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night. The winning field goal was from considerably closer...
Nov 23, 2015 |

Thompson leads Warriors to 15-0 start, beat Nuggets 118-105 (Yahoo Sports)

Klay Thompson scored 21 points and the Golden State Warriors tied the best start in NBA history, beating the Denver Nuggets 118-105 on Sunday night to move to 15-0. Golden State matches the start of the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and the '93-94 Houston Rockets. The Warriors can break the record Tuesday at home against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Nov 23, 2015 |

AP source: Dave Roberts to be named Dodgers manager (Yahoo Sports)

Dave Roberts will be hired as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Roberts is a former Dodgers outfielder who will be the first minority manager in the storied franchise's history. The 43-year-old most recently served as bench coach of the San Diego Padres since 2011.
Nov 23, 2015 |

Osweiler throws for 2 TDs, Broncos beat Bears 17-15 (Yahoo Sports)

Brock Osweiler refused to let a day go to waste while he waited for his chance - and watched one of the game's greatest quarterbacks. Osweiler threw for two touchdowns filling in for the injured Manning, and the Denver Broncos stopped Jeremy Langford on a 2-point conversion run in the final minute to beat the Chicago Bears 17-15. Osweiler...
Nov 23, 2015 |

Ravens beat Rams 16-13, but lose Flacco for season (Yahoo Sports)

It's been this kind of season for the Baltimore Ravens: Even when they win, they lose. A dramatic 16-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday was marred by season-ending injuries to quarterback Joe Flacco and running back Justin Forsett. Flacco tore ligaments in his left knee in the closing seconds, but stayed with the offense until the...
Nov 23, 2015 |

Newton throws 5 TDs, unbeaten Panthers top Redskins 44-16 (Yahoo Sports)

Cam Newton has never liked being referred to as a running quarterback. ''I have labelled myself as a pocket passer with the ability to run,'' Newton said. Newton proved again he can beat teams with his arm, throwing a career-high five touchdown passes on Sunday and the Carolina Panthers improved to 10-0 with a dominating 44-16 win over the...
Nov 23, 2015 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More