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  • 49ers S Exum fined $53K for hit on Robert Woods

    January 6, 2019 12:30 AM 104

    The NFL on Saturday fined San Francisco 49ers safety Antone Exum Jr. $53,482 for a hit he put on Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods last Sunday. This fine marks the third time Exum has been penalized this season for a hit. Exum was flagged for unnecessary roughness on the play against Woods, which took place in the third quarter of the Rams’

  • NHL names four coaches for All-Star Game

    January 5, 2019 6:41 PM 107

    Tampa Bay’s Jon Cooper, Winnipeg’s Paul Maurice, Washington’s Todd Reirden and Calgary’s Bill Peters will serve as the head coaches for NHL All-Star Weekend from Jan. 25-26 in San Jose, Calif., the league announced Saturday. They are the coaches of the teams with the highest points percentage — points earned divided by total possible points — in each of the four divisions

  • WTA roundup: Pliskova into Brisbane final

    January 5, 2019 4:30 PM 99

    Fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to her second career Brisbane International final with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Donna Vekic of Croatia on Saturday in Australia. “I felt like I have control about everything I am doing,” said Pliskova, who won here in 2017. Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, overcame a rough start to win in one hour and 20 minutes. Vekic

  • Golf: Johnson penalized two shots for hitting wrong ball in Hawaii

    January 5, 2019 4:54 AM 104

    (Reuters) - Defending champion Dustin Johnson said he did not blame a marshal for his role in incurring a two-stroke penalty for hitting the wrong ball at the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Friday. Johnson pulled his tee shot into a penalty area, the new terminology used for a hazard under changes to golf’s rules implemented at the start of the year, at the par-four

  • Report: Redskins tell Gruden his job is safe

    January 4, 2019 11:11 PM 112

    With eight of the 32 NFL head-coaching jobs available, reporters asked Jay Gruden earlier this week if the Washington Redskins would be the ninth. He admitted he was not sure. On Friday, the team reportedly informed its head coach that he will indeed be back for the 2019 season, according to NBC Sports Washington. The news comes on the heels of the Redskins’

  • Tennis: Djokovic beaten by Bautista Agut in Doha semi-final

    January 4, 2019 8:39 PM 103

    (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic suffered his first defeat of the new season in the Qatar Open semi-finals on Friday, losing in three sets to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut. World number one Djokovic, who was pushed to the limit in his last two matches in Doha by Marton Fucsovics and Nikoloz Basilashvili, failed to find a way past a determined Bautista Agut who won 3-6 7-6(6) 6-4 in two hours

  • Kawhi Leonard's mother appears to yell at heckler during Raptors-Spurs game

    January 4, 2019 5:53 PM 96

    Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives with the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard’s mother was in attendance for her son’s game against the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night – the first time he’s played

  • Canadiens' Price, Armia returning; Shaw to IR

    January 3, 2019 10:43 PM 100

    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will make his return Thursday night against the Vancouver Canucks after missing the previous three games with a lower-body injury. Price told reporters Wednesday that the injury had bothered him for several weeks before he finally sat out late last month. “I’m feeling pretty good,” Price said. “Obviously, it’s nice to get some time off and get things

  • College basketball player nails head on backboard while trying to block shot

    January 3, 2019 2:43 PM 97

    A Division III college basketball player took a frightening fall Wednesday when he attempted to chase down and block an opponent who had stolen the ball. North Central guard Blaise Meredith leaped to block Augustana College’s Chrishawn Orange, but instead nailed his head on the bottom of the backboard and fell hard to the court. Meredith appeared fine after

  • Ex-USC assistant Bland pleads guilty in corruption scandal

    January 2, 2019 10:16 PM 107

    Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to commit bribery, the latest development in the corruption scandal that rocked college basketball. Bland admitted he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer USC basketball players toward certain financial advisers and business managers