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Joe Burrow makes fun of his ‘tiny hands’

Former LSU and Heisman winning quarterback Joe Burrow had some fun on Twitter picking on his own “tiny hands.”

Newman confirms he suffered head injury in Daytona 500 crash

Heat rout Cavs 124-105 as Wade is honored at halftime

40 years ago, the US beat the Soviets in the ‘Miracle on Ice’

Player reps not voting on NFL labor deal; more talks Tuesday

NFL free agent Greg Robinson jailed in Texas on pot charge; police say he had 157 pounds of weed

Newman released from hospital; Chastain to race Las Vegas

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Ryan Newman is awake and walking around

  LeBron James will release children’s book in August

  Newman ‘awake and speaking’ after fiery Daytona crash

  Former NASCAR driver Candace Muzny found dead in home

Dale Earnhardt died in the Daytona 500 on this day 19 years ago

Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized ‘in serious condition’

Mickey Wright, golf great and early LPGA force, dies at 85

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright has died. Her attorney says she died Monday of a heart attack Monday.

  Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game 157-155 in revamped format

Prior to the game, Hall of Famer Magic Johnson led a tribute to Kobe Bryant and Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, including an eight-second moment of silence, a nod to the number Bryant wore the first half of his career.

Bridges, Zion lead U.S. over World in Rising Stars Challenge

Zion scored 14 points in the contest

  Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred disciplined the Astros after he found the team broke rules by using electronics to steal signs during its run to the 2017 World Series championship and again in the 2018 season.

Tokyo, IOC officials reiterate that the Olympics are on

Trump expected to attend Daytona 500 race Sunday in Florida

Browns’ Garrett reinstated by NFL after 6-game suspension

2 Ohio State football players accused of rape, kidnapping

AP source: MLB considering expanding playoffs to 14 teams

Important NFL Offseason Dates

President Trump tweets support for Pete Rose into HOF

The President made the case that Rose, who is currently banned, should be in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

Roger Kahn, elegant ‘Boys of Summer’ author, dies at 92

The author of 20 books and hundreds of articles, Kahn was particularly noted for the 1972 baseball best-seller, "The Boys of Summer."

Mahomes after Super Bowl celebration: ‘TTU prepared me for these moments’

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes apparently got more than an education and a football career from Texas Tech.

Super Bowl napper’s now sleeping celebrity

A man takes a nap during the Super Bowl and now he’s an internet sensation.

  Mahomes leads Chiefs’ rally past 49ers in Super Bowl, 31-20

The comeback Chiefs did it again and are Super Bowl champions.

At the Super Bowl, they remembered Kobe Bryant

Even at the Super Bowl, they mourned Kobe Bryant.

Kenin of US tops Muguruza at Australian Open for 1st major

Kenin was seeded 14th. She had never been past the fourth round of a major tournament until now.

Roses for Kobe and Gianna as Lakers return to action

The Lakers prepared to play their first game since the crash.

NBA All-Stars to wear Kobe’s No. 24 and Gianna’s No. 2

The NBA All-Stars will wear jersey numbers in honor of Kobe Bryant and his daughter.

AP Source: Baker reaches agreement to become Astros manager

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Dusty Baker has reached an agreement to be the manager of the Houston Astros.

Football Hall of Fame defensive end Doleman dies at age 58

all of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman, who became one of the NFL’s most feared pass rushers during 15 seasons in the league, has died. He was 58.

AP source: Astros, Dusty Baker working on manager deal

The 70-year-old Baker would become the oldest manager in the big leagues.

  Kobe Bryant’s sudden death in helicopter crash shocks fans, athletes around the world

While flying in foggy conditions, the helicopter plunged into a rugged hillside killing all nine people aboard, including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.

  Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna among 9 killed in helicopter crash, reports say

All nine people aboard a helicopter died in a crash Sunday in the Los Angeles area. Multiple reports say NBA legend Kobe Bryant was among the dead.

Whitehouse’s Coach Cook heading to Super Bowl to watch Mahomes

Adam Cook, the coach that knew Patrick Mahomes before he was on the national stage will now get to see Mahomes play on the biggest stage.

49ers’ Katie Sowers to be first female coach in Super Bowl

The offensive assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers, Katie Sowers, will be the first female and first openly LQBTQ coach to participate in the big game.

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor on Tuesday.

Super Bowl 54 may be most expensive one yet

Ticket prices to Super Bowl 54 in Miami could be the most expensive ever.

Chiefs vs 49ers to face off at Super Bowl

Chiefs will advance to the Super Bowl.

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs secure spot in Super Bowl with 35-24 win over Titans

The Chiefs took the AFC Championship game 35-24.

Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

A police official on Saturday said that the security officer involved in the incident decided to drop the charge.

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before a single game. It’s the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball.

Previously undetected lymphoma led to ESPN reporter’s death, fiancée reveals

Aschoff’s fiancée said after his autopsy, they found out he had stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma in his lungs. It’s an aggressive kind of cancer that can be undetectable until it’s very advanced.

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

A week before the Super Bowl, Lovato will perform at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Jan. 26.

Former Saints star Steve Gleason presented with Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, announced that a date has been set for a ceremony to award former Saints player and ASL advocate Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow on a civilian.

WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson passes away

WWE Hall of Famer and former World Tag Team Champion Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson, father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has passed away at age 75.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal

The move came one day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport’s sign-stealing scandal.

Australian Open qualifying begins despite poor air quality from wildfires

Smoke haze and poor air quality from wildfires has caused problems for players in practice and qualifying for the Australian Open.

LSU wins 4th national championship with 42-25 victory over Clemson

LSU was seeking its first national championship since 2007 and first in the College Football Playoff era.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch, GM suspended through World Series for team's sign-stealing; club fined $5 million.

Houston Astros fire manager and general manager

Houston Astros fire manager and general manager

Joe Burrow meets Drew Brees for the first time: ‘You were my idol growing up'

Louisiana’s two favorite quarterbacks, LSU’s Heisman Trophy-winning Joe Burrow and New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees, met in person for the first time on Sunday, Jan. 12.

Mahomes, Chiefs make huge comeback in AFC playoff matchup

After being dominated in the first quarter, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs mounted a huge comeback in their AFC Divisional Round playoff game against Houston.

Half-empty stadiums don’t matter; number of bowl games going up

The number of bowls will go from 39 this season to 42 next season.

Clemson-LSU championship tickets cost more than a lot of folks’ mortgage payments

The price of admission to the title clash between defending champs Clemson and LSU at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans is averaging more than $1,500 a seat.

Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90

The former New York Yankees pitcher threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history in 1956.

The King reigns: LeBron James is AP’s male athlete of decade

LeBron James has been selected as The Associated Press male athlete of the decade.

Daughter-in-law of LSU coach among 5 killed in La. plane crash

Louisiana sports reporter Carley McCord was among those who died in the crash on the way to a college football game.

Serena Williams aces AP Female Athlete of the Decade honors

Williams won 12 of her professional-era record 23 Grand Slam singles titles over the past 10 years. No other woman won more than three in that span.

Doncic, Mavericks set for matchup with the Warriors

Luka Doncic leads Dallas into a matchup with Golden State averaging 29.1 points per game

Russia confirms it will appeal 4-year Olympic ban

The WADA sanctions ban the use of the Russian team name, flag or anthem at a range of major sports competitions over the next four years including the 2020 Olympics.

The Fun Guy: Kawhi Leonard is the AP’s male athlete of 2019

Kawhi Leonard was an easy winner in the voting conducted by AP member sports editors and AP beat writers.

Simone Soars: Biles named 2019 AP Female Athlete of the Year

Gymnast Simone Biles is the 2019 AP Female Athlete of the Year.

Lindsey Vonn proposes to fiancé P.K. Subban

Lindsey Vonn popped the question to hockey star P.K. Subban, though the couple has been engaged since he first proposed to her in August.

Houston plays Golden State on 4-game win streak

Houston comes into a matchup against Golden State as winners of four consecutive games

‘True to 7’: Nike releases Kaepernick-inspired ‘Air Force 1’ sneakers

On Monday, the sneaker company released the “Nike Air Force 1 Colin Kaepernick,” also known as “True to 7.”

Feeling of doom envelops Garrett, underachieving Cowboys

There's a feeling of inevitability for the Dallas Cowboys in one of the most disappointing seasons for Jerry Jones in 30 years as owner and general manager

AP Exclusive: Computer plate umps allowed in new labor deal

Umpires agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball in the development and testing of an automated ball-strike system as part of a five-year labor contract announced Saturday, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

NBA sends teams proposal for 78-game season, other changes

Players on the winning team in the in-season tournament would get a $1 million prize each.

Herman Boone, immortalized in ‘Remember the Titans,’ dies at 84

Herman Boone, the legendary high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the film “Remember the Titans,” has died at the age of 84.

Patrick Mahomes selected for 2020 Pro Bowl

Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes has been selected for the 2020 Pro Bowl. It’s the former Red Raiders second straight time being named to the Pro Bowl.

Brees breaks Manning’s TD passing record; Saints crush the Colts

Brees finished the contest 29-30 passing, 307 yards, 4 touchdown passes

Fire breaks out at under construction Texas Rangers park

No injuries were reported after fire broke out at the future home of the Texas Rangers, which is under construction in Arlington.

LSU QB Joe Burrow named Heisman Trophy finalist

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has emergency brain surgery

The NBA says former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier and underwent emergency surgery.

10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established as part of a collective bargaining agreement in 2006.

22 MLB teams to expand protective netting at ballparks

Seven teams will expand protective netting to the foul poles and 15 other teams will expand their netting to the area in the outfield where the stands begin to angle away from the field.

Spy Harder: Patriots caught videotaping in Spygate sequel

Those rules were also an issue in 2007, when the Patriots were caught videotaping opposing team signals.