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Field goal try wide on final play, Army holds off Navy

Bennett Moehring narrowly missed a 48-yard field goal in a swirling snow on the final play and Army held off Navy 14-13 Saturday to win its first Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy since 1996. Read More

Yankees agree to deal to acquire Marlins’ Stanton

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Yankees and Marlins have agreed to a deal that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to New York, pending a physical. Read More

25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire

Approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County, the California Horse Racing Board said. Other horses that were in surrounding pastures remained unaccounted for. Read More

Vonn happy to mix sport and politics ahead of Olympics

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 7:59 pm
Lindsey Vonn says she won’t stop expressing her political views, though her main goal is regaining her Olympic downhill title. Read More

Army eyes 2nd straight win over Navy after ending 14-game skid

Behind their humming triple-option offense, the Black Knights strung together six straight wins before a 52-49 loss at North Texas in their last game Nov. 18. Army has won 11 of its past 14 games and clinched consecutive winning seasons for the first time since 1989-90. Read More

Jackson looks even better this year in Heisman race

Lamar Jackson has looked even better than last year, when his performance was good enough to make him the youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy. Read More

Bengals safety Iloka has 1-game suspension overturned

Updated on  December 6, 2017 at 5:18 pm
Bengals safety George Iloka had his one-game suspension overturned, leaving him with a $36,464.50 fine for his hit to Antonio Brown’s head. Read More

Klitschko, Morales, Wright to enter Boxing HOF

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 5:21 pm
Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, four-division world champion Erik Morales, and light middleweight champion Ronald “Winky” Wright have been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Read More

UCF hires Heupel as next football coach

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 4:17 pm
UCF didn’t take long to hire someone to lead its rejuvenated football program, naming Josh Heupel as the Knights’ next football coach 72 hours after Scott Frost said he was leaving to become the coach at Nebraska. Read More