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FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, then-Golden State Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins is shown during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA say they're investigating a claim that center DeMarcus Cousins threatened violence against a former girlfriend. The Lakers issued a statement saying they "take this claim seriously." The team and the NBA both say they're gathering information and looking into the allegations. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 8:52 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge for harassing communications. . The Mobile municipal court website indicates a warrant was issued for harassing communications, but does not list...
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FILE- In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, opera star Placido Domingo performs during a concert in Szeged, Hungary. The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what it plans to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into reports of sexual harassment by the opera star. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh, File)
Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 7:24 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what it plans to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into allegations the opera star sexually harassed several women. The Associated Press reported earlier this month on extensive...
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Coco Gauff. of the United States, celebrates after defeating Timea Babos, of Hungary, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 9:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is still not quite used to hearing her name shouted by thousands of U.S. Open spectators reveling in each booming serve, each "How did she do that?" shot and each victory by a 15-year-old American who is the youngest woman in the U.S. Open's third round since 1996...
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Cincinnati Reds' Aristides Aquino, left, is congratulated by Joey Votto after Aquino hit a hone run, scoring Lotto, during the first inning of the tema's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 7:54 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Aristides Aquino broke the National League rookie record for homers in a month with his 14th in August, but Harold Ramirez homered leading off the 12th inning for the Miami Marlins, who beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday night to avert a four-game sweep. Aquino hit a two-run homer...
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Montgomery Biscuits manager Morgan Ensberg, left, fights back tears as Ryan Thompson, a pitcher with the team, talks about teammate Blake Bivens Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 in Montgomery, Ala. A Virginia man appears to have used a .30-30 rifle and a sledgehammer in a deadly rampage that claimed the lives of minor league baseball player Blake Biven's wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law, according to court documents released Thursday. (Kirsten Fiscus/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 7:44 pm
KEELING, Va. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens said his "heart was turned to ash" when his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain this week. "My life as I knew it is destroyed," the 24-year-old pitcher wrote Thursday night in an Instagram post, his first public statement...
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United States' Morgan Brian (6), Carli Lloyd (10) and Lindsey Horan (9) celebrate after a goal by Brian during the first half of the team's international friendly soccer match against Portugal, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carli Lloyd had a goal and an assist in front of her hometown fans, and the U.S. women's national team continued its post-World Cup victory tour with a 4-0 win over Portugal in front of a record crowd on Thursday night. The announced attendance of 49,504 at Lincoln Financial...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after scoring a point against Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 6:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Roger Federer won't have to wait long to try and end his string of slow starts at the U.S. Open. Federer plays early and Novak Djokovic goes late — which should help him get his sore left shoulder ready to play — as the two stars...
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Tottenham's Harry Kane, left is dejected after missing an opportunity to score during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 3:30 am
Three games isn't usually a big enough window to make cast-iron judgments about any team in the Premier League. Except, maybe, for Tottenham. It's very early, sure, but something's amiss at last season's Champions League finalist. Two of the team's best players, Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen...
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A fan holds a sign that reads "All Rise" as New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, greets Gary Sanchez (24) after Judge hit a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Associated Press
August 28, 2019 - 11:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A day after hitting a milestone homer, Aaron Judge followed up the 101st of his career. He wasn't alone in another home run barrage by the Bronx Bombers. Gary Sanchez, DJ LeMahieu and Mike Ford all followed Judge's lead with long balls, and the New York Yankees finished off a three-...
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Paintsville's John Walker Phelps on a 44-yard touchdown run past Lawrence County's Andrew Tackett on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 in Louisa, Ky. Paintsville won 48-17. (Kevin Goldy/The Daily Independent via AP)
Associated Press
August 28, 2019 - 6:57 am
Led by a decline in football for the fifth straight year, participation in U.S. high school sports dropped in 2018-19 for the first time in 30 years, according to an annual survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations. The 2018-19 total of 7,937,491 participants was...
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