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NFL reprises Draft-a-Thon to raise money for pandemic relief

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is bringing back the Draft-a-Thon that raised money last year for charities dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. The league announced Thursday that this yea...

Ally joins NWSL as national sponsor

The National Women's Soccer League has added Ally to a growing list of sponsors. A digital financial services company, Ally's name will be on the sleeves of player jerseys starting ...

Baylor beats Arkansas 81-72 for first Final Four in 71 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor reached the Final Four for the first time in 71 years, getting 22 points from MaCio Teague and a dominating defensive performance from Davion Mitchell to beat Arkansas 81-72...

Nationwide joins growing list of NWSL sponsors

Nationwide has become a sponsor of the National Women's Soccer League, the latest in a string of league partnerships that have been growing since the Women's World Cup in 2019. The m...

Youngsters Chisholm and Diaz battling for Marlins' 2B job

MIAMI (AP) — Highly regarded Miami Marlins prospect Jazz Chisholm calls the ballfield his “happy place,” which is why he's always in motion, bouncing about even during monotonous spring training drill...

Game on: NWHL to complete virus-disrupted playoffs in Boston

The National Women’s Hockey League will complete its abbreviated season with two nationally televised semifinals and a championship game some two months after the league suspended its playoffs followi...

Player-run U.S. pro volleyball league set to debut in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Karsta Lowe loves the idea of playing professional indoor volleyball in her home country. The Californian's first opportunity to do so, in a unique player-controlled le...

Deegan ready to move on from slur and shine in NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hailie Deegan’s Instagram posts for her 939,000 followers are upbeat — downright bubbly — as they show her life at the track, her race-crazed family tagging along on countle...

Fox, Rodman selected with the top picks in the NWSL draft

North Carolina defender-midfielder Emily Fox was the first player taken in the National Women's Soccer League draft Wednesday night, going to expansion team Racing Louisville. With ...

Tom Hanks heads TV special celebrating Biden's inauguration

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV special celebrating the inauguration of Joe Biden as president of the United States, with performances by Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, ...

Rams rookie RB Akers heating up on way to chilly Green Bay

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cam Akers grew up in Mississippi, and his football journey has taken him to Tallahassee and Los Angeles. So the Rams' rookie running back hasn't spent a whole lot ...

AOC Masters Tournament Peaks on A High Note With Indonesia’s Alter Ego Reigns Supreme

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 12 January 2021 - The AOC Masters Tournament ended with a bang as Indonesia's Alter Ego takes the top spot, beating Thailand's Overtime Esports on a heated three-roun...

EXPLAINER: Can social media companies boot Trump? Yes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media companies decided this past week they had finally seen enough from President Donald Trump. Facebook and Instagram suspended Trump at least until Inaugu...

Squelched by Twitter, Trump seeks new online megaphone

BOSTON (AP) — One Twitter wag joked about lights flickering on and off at the White House being Donald Trump signaling to his followers in Morse code after Twitter and Facebook squelched the president...

Squelched by Twitter, Trump seeks new online megaphone

BOSTON (AP) — One Twitter wag joked about lights flickering on and off at the White House being Donald Trump signaling to his followers in Morse code after Twitter and Facebook squelched the president...