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Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors

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Tim Tebow has arrived at spring training for the New York Mets, and the attention has quickly turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder can reach the big leagues. More>>

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Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

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Danica Patrick was ready to race Sunday for the final time in NASCAR at the Daytona 500. More>>

The Latest: Wallace overcome with emotion after historic run

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The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. More>>

College football attendance dips, but Purdue gets Brohm bump

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Buoyed by turnaround season, Purdue bucked a trend in college football by increasing attendance by more 13,000 fans per game in 2017 _ and, in the process, banked an extra $2.5 million in revenue compared to 2016. More>>

Hurney reinstated as Panthers interim GM after investigation

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The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. More>>

MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023

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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's contract extended one year through the 2023 season. More>>

Man convicted in death of Saints star Will Smith appeals

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Lawyers have filed an appeal for the man sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. More>>

These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting Video included

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A football coach who also worked as a security guard is among the dead in a school shooting that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Florida. More>>

Coach: Fitzgerald says he'll be back for 2018 season

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New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he will return for a 15th NFL season. More>>

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win streak, 67-62

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Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati. More>>

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

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AJ McCarron has won his arbitration case against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. More>>

Kicker Janikowski's career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

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Kicker Sebastian Janikowski's career with the Oakland Raiders ends after 18 seasons. More>>

Truex sets course for repeat bid of 1st career NASCAR title

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Once a journeyman driver, Martin Truex Jr. enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the class of the field. More>>

Ex-Heisman winner Manziel attempts comeback in Spring League

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Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. More>>

AP source: Fox to air NFL draft along with ESPN, NFL Network

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Fox Sports will broadcast the NFL draft this season, along with the NFL's usual television partners of ESPN and NFL Network. More>>

No officials charged in Arizona football players abuse case

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An Arizona prosecutor says metro Phoenix high school officials accused of not notifying authorities about the sexual and physical abuse of football players won't be charged with crimes. More>>

Radio station to halt broadcasts for 'sensitivity training'

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A Boston sports radio station facing criticism for the offensive nature of its shows says it will suspend all live programming while employees receive "sensitivity training.". More>>

Notre Dame president rips NCAA's denial of Notre Dame appeal

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of the committee on infraction's decision to vacate 21 victories, including all 12 from the school's 2012 national championship game run, because of academic misconduct. More>>

A's catcher Maxwell no longer will kneel for national anthem

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Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem this season after became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players. He spoke as A's pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. More>>

'LOVE' returns: Philadelphia park gets its sculpture back

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Robert Indiana's "LOVE" sculpture is returning to its home Tuesday in Philadelphia after undergoing a year of repairs. More>>

Colts hire Frank Reich as new head coach

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A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich has agreed to become the Indianapolis Colts' new coach. More>>

Bar brawl? McConnell, Schumer at odds over the best bourbon

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Add bourbon to the list of things Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer can't agree on. More>>

Matthew McConaughey hails Nick Foles in newspaper ad

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Actor Matthew McConaughey took out a full page ad in a Texas newspaper to congratulate fellow Texan and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles on his Super Bowl win. More>>

Fans return Eagles CB Sidney Jones' lost cellphone

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Fans help return Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones' lost cellphone during the team's Super Bowl victory parade _ but not before taking a selfie. More>>

Bengals cheerleader and husband launch golf cart transit

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An entrepreneurial couple has teed off a new way of getting to downtown Cincinnati entertainment spots: golf cart rides. More>>

Underdog US players 'trying to prove some doubters wrong'

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Though more diverse than the 1980 "Miracle On Ice" team, the United States carries the same underdog approach into the 2018 Olympics thanks to players being overlooked for much of their careers. More>>

Garoppolo, 49ers connect, completing long-term record deal

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'This is where I want to be': Garoppolo completes long-term deal with 49ers. More>>

Vikings hire Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo to run offense

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The Minnesota Vikings have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator. More>>

New Mexico football coach appealing 30-day suspension

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The University of New Mexico head football coach Bob Davie continues to face questions after a report says witnesses reported him using racial slurs. More>>

49ers re-sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 5-year deal

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Jimmy Garoppolo has signed a five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers worth a reported record-breaking $137.5 million. More>>

Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade

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The championship parade Philadelphia has dreamed about and agonized over is finally here. More>>

Baseball players turn to football-style training

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Some major leaguers turn to football-style training to prepare for spring training, 162-game regular season. More>>

Quarterbacks will dominate the 2018 NFL offseason

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This NFL offseason is going to be all about quarterbacks. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Dow industrials plunge 1,000 as market enters 'correction'; budget plan's $1 trillion deficit sours some Republicans; Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade. More>>

New Mexico suspends football coach amid misconduct probe

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The University of New Mexico suspended head football coach Bob Davie for 30 days without pay, following multiple investigations that examined whether he and coaching staff interfered with criminal investigations or misconduct cases involving players. More>>

The Latest: Fans keep it mostly peaceful at Eagles parade Video included

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Early birds are headed to the Eagles Super Bowl parade in Philadelphia. More>>

Georgia holds on this time to finish No. 1 in recruiting

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Georgia was not about to blow this lead. The Bulldogs came away with the recruiting national title by finishing with a flourish on national signing day. More>>

McDaniels stay gives Patriots possible Belichick successor

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Patriots keep possible successor to Belichick in house with McDaniels' return. More>>

Colts say 'rivalry on' after McDaniels backs out of deal

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Indianapolis Colts general manager Chis Ballard wants New England to know the rivalry is "back on.". More>>

Prosecutor: Trump's comments on fatal crash 'ghoulish'

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Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man in Indiana. More>>

Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

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The Detroit Lions have introduced Matt Patricia as their coach. More>>

New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day

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New SEC coaches deliver mixed results with their first recruiting classes while dealing with challenges of early signing period. More>>

The Latest: Low-key national signing day, even at Michigan

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Georgia and Ohio State head into the national signing day with a chance to lock up the title of No. 1 class, while Alabama is closing fast along with traditional powers with new coaches. More>>

Tony Romo to play PGA Tour event in Dominican Republic

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Tony Romo gets sponsor exemption to play PGA Tour event in Dominican Republic. More>>

Rangers trade QB-infielder Russell Wilson to Yankees

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been traded _ from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees. More>>

NASCAR season begins with Truex reigning, series rebuilding

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The NASCAR season begins with Martin Truex Jr. reigning and the Cup Series reeling. More>>

Pac-12 signings: USC inks No. 6 recruiting class for 2018

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Southern California and coach Clay Helton lead the way with the Pac-12's highest-rated recruiting class. More>>

Texas lined up as Big 12's top class with defensive adds

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Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns have one of the top signing classes in the nation, not just in the best in the Big 12. More>>

Rings abound: Eagles QB Wentz gets engaged in Kentucky

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Although Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Carson Wentz couldn't play Sunday's Super Bowl, he still gets a ring _ and now his girlfriend gets one, too. More>>

Josh McDaniels backs out of deal to become Colts coach

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Colts look to Patriots and hire offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their coach. More>>

The Latest: DNA sought from immigrant in NFL player's death

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Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man in Indiana. More>>

Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals

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Trump continues to paint immigrants as criminals, part of a pressure campaign by the president to try to get Democrats to sign onto his immigration overhaul plan. More>>

Immigrant suspected in NFL player's death had been deported

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Trump: 'Disgraceful' that NFL player was killed in accident involving immigrant. More>>

911 call reporting burglary: 'This is Rob Gronkowski'

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Police say the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was robbed while he was away at the Super Bowl. More>>

Another win for delirious Philly: Embiid, Sixers top Wizards

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Embiid, 76ers continue Philly's Super Bowl party with 115-102 victory over Wizards. More>>

Patriots' Butler denies off-field misconduct before benching

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Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler says he didn't miss a curfew or do anything off the field that would have hurt New England's chances of winning the Super Bowl. More>>

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz settles road dispute with neighbors

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Attorneys: Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz, neighbors settle dispute over private road ahead of trial. More>>

Mayor hopes 'knucklehead contingent' avoids Eagles parade

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Philadelphia officials are revealing plans for the Super Bowl parade and say fans should expect some dramatic surprises along the route. More>>

Super Bowl Party! Eagles fans ready to revel in parade

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Fresh off their first Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles arrived home to a hero's welcome Monday afternoon. More>>

Trump: 'Disgraceful' that man illegally in US killed athlete

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President Donald Trump says it's "so disgraceful" that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed by a person who is in the U.S. illegally. More>>

Philly cops use hydraulic fluid on poles to deter climbers

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While Philadelphia Eagles fans prepare for the Super Bowl, police are working to keep any victory celebrations firmly on the ground. More>>

Belichick isn't saying why he benched Butler in Super Bowl

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick isn't saying why he benched defensive back Malcolm Butler in the Super Bowl. More>>

Lions hire Matt Patricia as coach, eyeing the Patriot Way

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Lions hire Matt Patricia as coach, hoping his work with Patriots can rub off. More>>

Eagles, Foles persevere in soaring to Super Bowl title

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Foles offers advice on his long path the NFL's summit: Don't be afraid to fail. More>>

Eagles get hero's welcome after winning 1st Super Bowl title

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Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Eagles' Super Bowl win over Patriots. More>>

Vegas sports books not so lucky with Eagles' Super Bowl win

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Lady Luck was most certainly not the side of Las Vegas sports books during the Super Bowl as some reported six- and seven-figure losses. More>>

Nielsen says 103.4 million watch Super Bowl

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The 103.4 million people who watched the Super Bowl was the big game's smallest audience in nine years, even as it will surely be the most-watched television event of the year. More>>

Watching Sunday's Super Bowl online gets easier this year

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You can watch Sunday's Super Bowl game online for free, and it'll be easier to do so as phone viewing is no longer limited to Verizon customers. More>>

Here's a look at the best and the worst Super Bowl ads

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During advertising biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. More>>

Selling public service or Rams? Firm defends Super Bowl spot

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Ram's truck ad aims to deliver MLK's message on serving others but leaves out his larger point on commercialism. More>>

Super Bowl 52 was filled with calls befitting a classic

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Super Bowl 52 will go down as a classic slugfest, spiced with calls that will be debated for a long time. More>>

Selling public service or Rams? Firm defends Super Bowl ad

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Ram's truck ad aims to deliver MLK's message on serving others but leaves out his larger point on commercialism. More>>

The Latest: White House says economic fundamentals 'strong'

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President Donald Trump is praising his recently-passed tax overhaul law, telling workers in Ohio that "America is once again open for business.". More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Dow skids, closes down 1,175 in biggest single-day drop; how many tuned in to the Super Bowl; Supreme Court allows Pennsylvania to redraw GOP-favored district map. More>>

Frigid Super Bowl raises questions about northern venues

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The extreme cold that settled over Minneapolis during the Super Bowl has some wondering if the game would ever return. More>>

Foles outduels Brady to give Eagles their first Super Bowl

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Nick Foles engineered the type of Super Bowl-winning drive that made Tom Brady famous in the most prolific offensive game in NFL history. More>>

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

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A Dodge Ram ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing ire on social media. More>>

Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly

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Backup quarterback Nick Foles, who was once traded away from Philadelphia, delivers the city its first Super Bowl championship. More>>

Graham's strip-sack of Brady hands Super Bowl to Eagles

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The stage was set for another dramatic Super Bowl comeback for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. More>>

Patriot coordinators will likely be moving on after loss

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Super Bowl loss will likely be swan song for Patriots coordinators. More>>

Review: Jam-packed Timberlake halftime show fails to dazzle

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Justin Timberlake prepared to give the big show at halftime of the Super Bowl, but it wasn't the only musical performance. More>>

Molly Schuyler downs record 501 wings to win Wing Bowl

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Competitive eater Molly Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. More>>

Brady takes his 3rd Super Bowl loss, despite 500-yard game

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Tom Brady became the first quarterback in NFL history to pass for 500-plus yards and three or more touchdown passes without an interception and lose the game. More>>

Aggressive playcalling helps Eagles capture first Super Bowl

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Nick Foles went back-and-forth with Tom Brady and the defense came through with a turnover when they needed a stop. More>>

Stars from J. Lo to Bradley Cooper spotted at Super Bowl

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Not everyone is watching Super Bowl 52 for the love of football, celebrities are a big part of the day, too. More>>

10 ads that stand out during Super Bowl 52

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10 ads likely to stand out during Super Bowl 52. More>>

Humor, social messages proliferate at a tame Super Bowl

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This year's Super Bowl ads feature celebrities galore and light humor. More>>

Patriots defense pushed around in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

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Patriots defense picked apart by Eagles in 41-33 Super Bowl loss. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Pope Francis may have known about Chilean abuse case for years; Nick Foles goes from backup to Super Bowl MVP as he leads Philadelphia Eagles to win; US troops leaving Iraq after victory declared over Islamic State group. More>>

Colts: Linebacker Edwin Jackson among 2 killed on highway

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The Indianapolis Colts say linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. More>>

Sheila E: Timberlake won't use Prince hologram at Super Bowl Video included

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Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be hologrammed and says she wants "people to know there was no hologram.". More>>

AP PHOTOS: Eagles beat Patriots in a thrilling Super Bowl

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AP PHOTOS: The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in a thrilling Super Bowl in frigid Minneapolis. More>>

Trump: Service members make Super Bowl Sunday possible

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President Donald Trump is expressing appreciation for U.S. service members, who he says make occasions like Super Bowl Sunday possible. More>>

Catch/No Catch: Foles does, Brady doesn't in Super Bowl

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Nick Foles caught a pass, for a touchdown no less. Tom Brady couldn't hang on to his attempt. More>>

Zach Ertz brings in TD catch and brings home Super Bowl ring

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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz brings in a key touchdown catch and brings home a Super Bowl ring. More>>

The Latest: Defense helps Eagles win 1,000-yard Super Bowl

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A small group of activists protesting police brutality have shut down a light-rail line carrying fans to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. More>>

Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots for 1st Super Bowl, 41-33

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Eagles win first Lombardi Trophy as Foles outduels Brady in a shootout for the ages. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Amtrak sees third deadly wreck in weeks; What police find in suspected gunman's home in Italy. More>>

Marines seek young, tough recruits in Super Bowl ad

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The U.S. Marine Corps is airing an ad during the broadcast of Sunday's Super Bowl for the first time in 30 years. More>>

The Latest: Giants steal the show with "Dirty Dancing" ad

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The Latest: Male celebrities dominate in Super Bowl ads. More>>

Protesters block trains near Super Bowl, march on stadium

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Activists protesting police brutality shut down a light-rail line carrying fans to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. More>>

No. 1 Villanova tops Seton Hall 92-76, fans chant for Eagles

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Omari Spellman had 26 points, 11 rebounds and helped No. 1 Villanova kick off a rousing day in Philadelphia sports with a 92-76 win over Seton Hall. More>>

Eagles have the right formula to upset Patriots

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The best formula for success against the New England Patriots is to keep Tom Brady on the sideline and harass him when he's on the field. More>>

Brady and numbers point to another Patriots Super Bowl win

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The Brady Factor: Quarterback, coach and tons of experience give Patriots big edge in Super Bowl matchup with Eagles. More>>

Patriots DT Alan Branch among Super Bowl inactives

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Defensive tackle Alan Branch is among the inactives for the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles. More>>

Foles' late TD pass leads Eagles to 1st Super Bowl title

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The coldest Super Bowl Sunday won't be felt inside cozy U.S. Bank Stadium. More>>

J. Lo shout-outs A-Rod, covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl show

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Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis. More>>

Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

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For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player. More>>

Jackson: I'm not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

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Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show. More>>

The Latest: J.J. Watt wins Walter Payton Man of Year Award

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Todd Gurley's sensational turnaround season in which he ran for 13 touchdowns and caught six TD passes in the Los Angeles' Rams equally impressive reversal of fortunes earned him The Associated Press 2017 Offensive Player of the Year Award. More>>

Lewis, Moss, Owens, Urlacher highlight 8-person Hall class

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Hard-hitting linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and big-play receiver Randy Moss all made the Pro Football Hall of Fame on their first try. More>>

Snoop Dogg has busy Super Bowl week as DJ, gospel singer

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Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl week almost as busy as that of Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots players: He's gospel singer, star of new Netflix series, DJ at Playboy party. More>>

Comeback Kings: Patriots thrive at late-game playoff rallies

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Tom Brady is the comeback king in the playoffs. More>>

The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way: No egos

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Bill Belichick's impressive resume makes it easy for the five-time championship head coach to mandate that players check their egos before joining the New England Patriots. More>>

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  • Two seriously injured in Salem Township crash

    Two seriously injured in Salem Township crash

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-19 00:43:12 GMT
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    Two people had to be taken by medical helicopter to the hospital following a single-car crash in Salem Township on Sunday morning. 

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    Two people had to be taken by medical helicopter to the hospital following a single-car crash in Salem Township on Sunday morning. 

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  • Police: Store owner fatally shot during robbery in Cleveland

    Police: Store owner fatally shot during robbery in Cleveland

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-18 21:57:47 GMT

    Authorities in Ohio say a store owner has been fatally shot during a robbery in Cleveland.

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    Authorities in Ohio say a store owner has been fatally shot during a robbery in Cleveland.

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  • How tips reported locally to FBI are vetted

    How tips reported locally to FBI are vetted

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-02-18 17:58:47 GMT
    The FBI was previously warned about the gunman in the deadly Florida school shootings last week. The agency says it failed to act on a tip to investigators about warning signs.  FBI supervisory special agent and current Boardman Police Chief Todd Werth joined WFMJ Weekend Today to talk about how tips are handled at all levels. Every year Werth says the FBI collects nearly 800,000 tips on a national level, not including what's reported to local FBI field offices. "Here in...More >>
    The FBI was previously warned about the gunman in the deadly Florida school shootings last week. The agency says it failed to act on a tip to investigators about warning signs.  FBI supervisory special agent and current Boardman Police Chief Todd Werth joined WFMJ Weekend Today to talk about how tips are handled at all levels. Every year Werth says the FBI collects nearly 800,000 tips on a national level, not including what's reported to local FBI field offices. "Here in...More >>
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