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LaMelo Ball to miss 4 weeks in Australian league with bruised foot

[ad_1] Potential No. 1 NBA draft pick LaMelo Ball will miss about four weeks with a foot injury, sources told ESPN. Ball suffered a bruised foot in practice last week and was prescribed to rest by an Australian foot specialist he visited, which will likely keep him out of action until January.The 18-year-old Ball has had a major impact for the Illawarra Hawks in the Australian NBL thus far, averaging
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Coyotes rally for 4-3 shootout win over Blackhawks

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) — Conor Garland and Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout against Robin Lehner, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from two goals down to to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Sunday night. Patrick Kane connected against Darcy Kuemper in the tiebreaker as the Coyotes improved to 5-2 in shootouts this season and finished a 3-1 road trip. Garland got his team-leading 12th goal in regulation, and Carl
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Source — Falcons’ Desmond Trufant breaks forearm, ending season

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant suffered a broken forearm in Sunday's 40-20 win over the Carolina Panthers and will be out for the rest of the season, a source told ESPN.Trufant injured what appeared to be his right forearm with just over two minutes remaining before halftime. He walked off the field looking at his right arm and didn't return to the game.Trufant will have surgery this
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Union executive Marvin Miller, catcher Ted Simmons elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

[ad_1] SAN DIEGO -- Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons.After falling short in his first seven times on veterans committee ballots, Miller received 12 of 16 votes from this year's 16-man modern committee, exactly
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Scheifele leads Jets to 3-2 win over Ducks

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored twice, the second on a power play with 4:22 left for his 400th NHL point, in the Winnipeg Jets’ 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. Scheifele beat goalie John Gibson over the glove for his 13th of the season. Adam Lowry also scored, Mathieu Perrault had two assists and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves. Winnipeg is 5-1-1 in its past
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Vikings’ Danielle Hunter, 25, youngest to reach 50 sacks

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS -- Danielle Hunter's legacy had been crescendoing into elite territory long before the Vikings' defensive end became the youngest player in NFL history to record 50 career sacks.Hunter, who was 25 years and 40 days old on Sunday, reached the milestone on the third play of Minnesota's 20-7 win over the Detroit Lions when he dropped rookie backup quarterback David Blough for a 6-yard loss. The former third-round
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Ted Simmons, union executive Marvin Miller elected to baseball Hall of Fame

[ad_1] Former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons and players' union executive Marvin Miller were both elected into the Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee on Sunday. They are the first two member of the 2020 Hall of Fame class.The Modern Baseball Era Committee considers individuals who contributed to baseball from 1970-1987 and who are no longer eligible through the writers' election process.Simmons, who fell one vote
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Titans win fourth in row to set up division duel with Texans

[ad_1] 8:07 PM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityOAKLAND, Calif. -- The Tennessee Titans throttled the Oakland Raiders on Sunday for their fourth straight win, improving to 8-5 and setting them up for a showdown at home against the Houston Texans (8-5) for first place in the AFC South.The Texans will look to rebound from a
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Patriots’ home winning streak ends at 21 as rally falls short

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots had their 21-game home winning streak (including playoffs) snapped on Sunday with a 23-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, as their late comeback bid fell short.The loss, which included two questionable officiating calls that went against New England, drops the Patriots to 10-3.The Ravens, who beat the Bills on Sunday to improve to 11-2, strengthened their hold on the AFC's No.
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Bobrovsky stops 30 shots, Panthers beat Sharks 5-1

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots to win for the second straight night as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 Sunday. Aleksander Barkov, Keith Yandle and Frank Vatrano each had a goal and an assist, and Mike Matheson and Brett Connolly also scored to help Florida win for the third time in four games. Aaron Ekblad and Jonathan Huberdeau each had two assists.