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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2011 file photo, Paul Gascoigne attends the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park, Newcastle, England. Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train. Gascoigne is to appear at a nearby court on Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
November 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train. The 51-year-old Gascoigne, who has struggled with alcohol and mental-health problems, was arrested at Durham station on Aug. 20. British Transport Police say Gascoigne "was...
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Joey Logano holds his son Hudson after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 19, 2018 - 1:14 am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano was the underdog in NASCAR's title race, the driver few thought capable of keeping pace with the Big Three and stealing the title from one of the favorites. Logano proved everyone wrong with an upset victory in a season in which he only became a true contender...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, photo, relatives of 13-year-old Thai kickboxer Anucha Tasako cry during his funeral services at a Buddhist temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand. Anucha died of a brain hemorrhage two days after he was knocked out in a bout on Nov. 10 that was his 174th match in the career he started at age 8. Thai lawmakers recently suggested barring children younger than 12 from competitive boxing, but boxing enthusiasts strongly oppose the change. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
November 19, 2018 - 12:56 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand. However, the death earlier this month of a 13-year-old Muay Thai contender may push forward changes to...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
November 19, 2018 - 12:17 am
CHICAGO (AP) — No doubt about it now, the Bears really are serious about winning the NFC North. Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and Chicago tightened its grip on the division with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith, bottom, reacts after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
November 18, 2018 - 9:14 pm
Thirty-three years to the day after the Redskins lost quarterback Joe Theismann to a broken leg, Alex Smith's season ended on an eerily similar injury in Washington's 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. Smith broke his right tibia and fibula on a sack by Kareem Jackson midway through the...
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El quarterback de los Saints de Nueva Orleans, Drew Brees (9) celebra su pase de touchdown con el wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) durante la segunda mitad del juego contra los Eagles de Filadelfia, el domingo 18 de noviembre de 2018, en Nueva Orleans. (AP Foto/Bill Feig)
November 18, 2018 - 9:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees grinned, paused as if searching for the right words, and even let out the beginnings of a laugh. The Saints have made 40-point outings look routine lately, and the record-setting quarterback is trying to enjoy it without showing a hint of complacency. "It's a lot of...
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Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem, right, greets Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James after an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 18, 2018 - 9:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — There was a time when LeBron James getting pestered by Lance Stephenson would have worked out wonderfully for the Miami Heat. Sunday was not one of those times. The scenario: It was late in the game, the outcome was decided, and Stephenson — James' former rival, now his teammate with...
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Joey Logano waves his steering wheel as confetti flies after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
November 18, 2018 - 8:22 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano raced into NASCAR anointed as its next star. He was 18, dubbed "Sliced Bread" because of all the hype, and in way over his head. It made Logano an easy target on and off the track and threatened his career. Logano was out of a job five years after he arrived but...
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Charles Howell III reacts after winning a playoff against Patrick Rodgers on the 18th green in the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 18, 2018 - 8:16 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the RSM Classic to end an 11-year victory drought. Howell dropped to his knees and buried his head in his hands, then tearfully embraced wife Heather and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Army coach Jeff Monken stands with his team after an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Army is ranked for the first time since 1996, moving into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 23 on Sunday, Nov. 18, as it begins preparations to face rival Navy on Dec. 8. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
November 18, 2018 - 8:02 pm
Army is ranked for the first time since 1996, moving into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 23 on Sunday as it begins preparations to face rival Navy. The Black Knights (9-2) have been edging toward the Top 25 in recent weeks, and they finally broke through. The rest of the rankings...
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