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Republican wants to require national anthem in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events held at Wisconsin venues that received any public funding, from Green Bay Packers games at Lambeau Field to ...

AP FACT CHECK: Biden on virus deaths, Kerry's climate crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his team are getting the numbers when wrong when they talk about the enormity of the mounting COVID-19 death toll and the looming climate change threat. ...

Hamlin slaps down speculation over JGR's youth movement

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin is NASCAR's current points leader and locked in at Joe Gibbs Racing with a contract extension inked at the start of his 17th season with the organization. ...

3B Jake Lamb finalizes $1 million deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves finalized a $1 million, one-year contract with third baseman Jake Lamb that is not guaranteed, adding another veteran bat Tuesday to an already deep competition for b...

Bloody Sunday memorial to honor late civil rights giants

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — This year's commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans will honor four giants of the civil rights movement who lost their lives in 2020, ...

Clutch hitter: Shiffrin doesn't miss when medals are on line

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — If Mikaela Shiffrin were a baseball player, her numbers would make her a post-season MVP. Every year. The American skier won four me...

Knicks blow big lead but give Thibodeau win over Wolves

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle had 25 points and 14 rebounds, helping the New York Knicks recover after blowing a 21-point lead and beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-99 on Sunday night, giving Tom Th...

Jackson State gives Deion Sanders shutout in coaching debut

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jalon Jones threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Jackson State rolled past NAIA Edward Waters 53-0 in Deion Sanders' coaching debut on Sunday. Kymani...

Allmendinger back at Daytona in 1st Cup race since 2018

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger is back, racing for wins this time, and eager to help young Kaulig Racing reach the big show. Allmendinger will run his first Cup race sin...

Tennessee adds veterans Garner, Martinez to defensive staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Tennessee coach Josh Heupel has brought back veteran assistants Rodney Garner and Willie Martinez for return stints with the Volunteers’ defensive staff. ...

NFL teams brace for tight budgets with likely salary cap cut

It's too early to know where the NFL salary cap will end up in the range of $180 million to $198 million coming off a pandemic-dominated season that was completed on time but still cost the league bil...

DA son seeks release of father imprisoned in fatal '81 heist

David Gilbert went to prison a revolutionary, raising his fist and scorning authorities who prosecuted him for an infamous 1981 armored truck robbery in which a guard and two police officers were kill...

Yanks' Cole: Players concerned about lack of competitiveness

New York Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole and other baseball players will be pushing for changes that make more teams competitive as they think about looming labor negotiations that could lead to a work st...

Braves' Soroka eager to push his return from Achilles injury

Mike Soroka isn't considering a cautious approach to his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon after throwing on the opening day of the Atlanta Braves' spring training. “Really, on th...

Easy does it: MLB pitchers prepare for usual 162-game grind

PHOENIX (AP) — The sport of baseball, much like the rest of the world, is craving normalcy after a full year of disruptions caused by the pandemic. So the familiar feel of February ...