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Ronaldo
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October 10, 2018 - 10:28 am
Cristiano Ronaldo's new Las Vegas lawyer says claims that the soccer star raped a woman are "complete fabrications" and the encounter was consensual.
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Paul Statsny
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October 10, 2018 - 10:10 am
Vegas Golden Knights center Paul Stastny will miss at least three games with an undisclosed lower-body injury.
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2018 file photo Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo looks to the sky as he reacts during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Lazio at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy. Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000. The suit filed Thursday asks the Clark County District Court to void the 2010 settlement and non-disclosure agreement, claiming the woman was so traumatized by the events that she was incapable of participating in negotiations. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
October 02, 2018 - 1:59 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for a Nevada woman alleging that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in 2009 calls her client "emotionally fragile" and says she accepted a settlement back then because she never wanted her name made public. Attorney Larissa Drohobyczer (droh-HO'-bit-zer) said Tuesday...
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Jon Gruden
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September 27, 2018 - 5:00 pm
The message Jon Gruden delivered when he was introduced at a celebratory news conference announcing his second stint as Oakland Raiders coach has changed.
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Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) kicks the game winning field goal as punter Marquette King (1) holds during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Denver. The Broncos won 20-19. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
September 16, 2018 - 7:34 pm
DENVER (AP) — Case Keenum already has this fourth-quarter comeback thing down pat. Nail-biters are almost a prerequisite for a quarterback in Denver, where John Elway set the standard with 31 fourth-quarter comebacks and Peyton Manning added 11 of his league-best 43 while wearing navy and orange...
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A'ja Wilson
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September 09, 2018 - 9:38 pm
A'ja Wilson was mobbed by her USA Basketball teammates after practice when they were told she was the WNBA Rookie of the Year.
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September 09, 2018 - 9:33 pm
Armani Rogers accounted for four touchdowns and Lexington Thomas rushed for 127 yards and two scores to help UNLV beat UTEP 52-24 on Saturday night.
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UNLV vs. USC
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September 04, 2018 - 6:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California head coach Clay Helton walked up to quarterback JT Daniels, looking into his eyes for confirmation the second freshman to start a season opener in the program's storied history was not overwhelmed by the moment. "They're either that big," said Helton, holding...
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File- This May 16, 2018, file photo shows Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt skating with the puck against the Winnipeg Jets during Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference finals hockey playoff series in Las Vegas. The NHL has suspended Schmidt the first 20 games of the regular season for violating the league and Players’ Association’s performance enhancing substances policy. The league announced the suspension Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Schmidt released a statement saying he did not intentionally take a banned substance, adding, “I will not accept being labelled a cheater.” (AP Photo/David Becker, File)
September 02, 2018 - 11:06 am
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss the first 20 games of the season after he was suspended for violating the NHL's performance-enhancing substances policy. It's the league's first suspension under the policy since Jarred Tinordi in 2016 and just the fifth since the most recent...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack (52) scores a touchdown after intercepting a pass from Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. The Chicago Bears have acquired star pass rusher Khalil Mack from the Raiders on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in a massive trade that sends two first-round draft picks to Oakland. A person with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that Oakland will get first-round selections in 2019 and 2020, a sixth-rounder next year and a third-rounder in 2020. Oakland also included its second-round selection in 2020. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
September 01, 2018 - 7:04 pm
The Chicago Bears spent the offseason loading up to end a string of losing seasons. They just made their biggest move. The Bears acquired star pass rusher Khalil Mack from the Raiders in a massive trade on Saturday that sent two first-round draft picks to Oakland. Mack held out for the entire...
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