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FIFA ethics committee seeks life ban against Michel Platini

Michel Platini's lawyer says the FIFA ethics committee has requested a life ban for the UEFA president.


Wildcats take over as No. 1

The Wildcats moved up a spot after North Carolina was stunningly upset by Northern Iowa on Saturday.


Patriots beat Bills to extend unbeaten start to 10-0

The undefeated New England Patriots survived a physical war and topped the Buffalo Bills 20-13 on Monday night.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Nov. 24.


Warriors on the cusp of history

The Warriors are the third NBA team to start the season 15-0 and the first defending champions to do so.


Kyle Busch takes cup, Jeff Gordon says goodbye

Kyle Busch opened the Sprint Cup season in a hospital bed, and he's ended it with his first championship.


Heat Check: Moving on from Ohio State

A season's worth of skepticism about Ohio State was validated in a loss to Michigan State and the Buckeyes are no longer in the conversation to be No. 1.


Iowa up to 3 behind Clemson, Alabama; Ohio St 8th

Iowa moved to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking advantage of the first losses by Ohio State and Oklahoma State to slip in behind No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 23.


Security stepped up at WWE match amid ISIS threat

The FBI is investigating after online activists claimed members of Islamic State were planning to target the WWE Survivor Series event in Atlanta.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the major sports events scheduled this weekend.

A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman is enveloped by the French national flag as it is caught in a gust of wind before an NCAA college football game between Navy and SMU, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Annapolis, Md. The brigade of midshipmen marched onto the field with the flag in response to attacks in Paris. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

This week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest moments in sports and the best plays this week.


NFL week 11 bold predictions

Here's a look at what to expect during week 11 of NFL action.


The ultimate running game: a Tom Brady play for president

Tom Brady insists he's not interested in making a play for the White House but some Patriots fans are holding out hope he'll reconsider the ultimate running game one day.


Harper, Donaldson win MVP honors

Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals became the youngest unanimous winner of MLB's Most Valuable Player Award, joining Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays in claiming 2015 honors.


Curry too hot for Paul in spicy Californian rivalry

Golden State talisman Stephen Curry continues to steal the spotlight from Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, consistently leaving his rival in his wake as he climbs toward the top rung of the NBA ladder.


Late Thomas touchdown leads Jaguars over Titans

The Jacksonville Jaguars used a 63-yard punt return by Rashad Greene followed by a short touchdown pass from Blake Bortles to Julius Thomas to lead the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 19-13 win over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines, for Friday, Nov. 20.

People protest in front of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office following his decision to shut down fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings, in the Manhattan borough of New York November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Massachusetts to ban fantasy sports for people under 21

Massachusetts would prohibit people under the age of 21 from playing paid fantasy sports games under a proposed set of regulations for the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar industry laid out on Thursday by state Attorney General Maura Healey.


NHL revamps All-Star game format

The league has announced that it will hold a 3-on-3 tournament in which players will be grouped according to their team's division.

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U.S. deploying special force to boost fight against Islamic State


A specialized expeditionary targeting force will help Iraq put additional pressure on Islamic State and be positioned to conduct operations into Syria.

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Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber to argue for new trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.

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Kentucky remains on top


The Wildcats are off to a 7-0 start and got 59 of the first place votes.

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Warriors’ perfect start being put to the test


Golden State extended their NBA record start to 19-0 with a narrow win over the Utah Jazz but that inevitable first defeat of the season may come sooner rather than later.

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Ravens beat Browns with touchdown off blocked field goal


Baltimore Ravens safety Will Hill gave up the tying touchdown in the fourth quarter Monday night, but he atoned for that error in a big way.