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AP source: Arizona to hire Kevin Sumlin as football coach

Arizona has tabbed former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin as its football coach. Sumlin is expected to sign a five-year contract, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents. An introductory news conference is scheduled for Tuesday. He replaces Rich Rodriguez, who was fired Jan. 2 amid sexual harassment allegations. Article continues below … ”This is a tremendous day for ...

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Titans right tackle Jack Conklin tore left ACL in loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Mike Mularkey says right tackle Jack Conklin tore his left anterior cruciate ligament and likely will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list. Mularkey said Sunday that Conklin will have surgery to repair the ACL within the next two weeks. Conklin, the eighth pick overall out of Michigan State in 2016, was ...

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Preview: Bucks at Heat | FOX Sports

MIAMI — The Miami Heat, the second-hottest team in the NBA, is set to face the “Greek Freak,” who is one of the world’s most popular basketball stars. On Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Heat (24-17) will put their six-game win streak — second only to the Boston Celtics — on the line against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks (22-17). The ...

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Just Terrible: Steelers season ends with shocking 45-42 loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh’s drama-filled season ended shockingly. A final, forgettable act. No shot at the Patriots. No seventh Super Bowl trophy. No tomorrow. And when it ended following a game no one expected, Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and the rest of the dejected Steelers searched to find words to describe all that had gone wrong. Article continues below ...

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball scoreless in pro debut in Lithuania

PANEVEZYS, Lithuania (AP) LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball went scoreless in their pro basketball debut, finishing a combined 0 for 7. The younger brothers of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball played in the Lithuanian league for BC Prienai on Saturday. Their team lost 95-86 to Lietkabelis Panevezys. LiAngelo went 0 for 3 from the field in just over 9 minutes. ...

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Preview: Timberwolves vs. Trail Blazers

MINNEAPOLIS — Two consecutive contests that were close in the second half quickly turned into runaway victories for the Minnesota Timberwolves as they stretched their win streak to four games Friday night. More Timberwolves coverage The Timberwolves are learning how to close out games and punish opponents in the second half. Portland learned earlier this season that Minnesota was coming ...

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