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November 25, 2015 - 11:51am
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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Steven Langton has retired from bobsledding, leaving with two world championship gold medals and two Olympic bronze medals.

Langton was considered one of the best pushers in the sport during his career. He had not competed for the U.S. since the 2014 Sochi Olympics. He spent last season away from sliding to decide if he wanted to pursue a spot on the 2018 Olympic team.

The 32-year-old Langton is a former winner of the world...

November 25, 2015 - 11:32am
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested after an altercation at a Kansas casino.

The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission says Randle was asked to leave the Kansas Star casino in Mulvane on Tuesday night after causing some unspecified concerns. Randle left, but returned and got into a scuffle with security.

The Sumner County attorney's office said Wednesday that no formal charges have been filed, and he...

November 25, 2015 - 11:24am
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PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have traded right-hander Allen Webster to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations.

Webster was traded to the Diamondbacks from Boston last offseason in a deal that sent left-hander Wade Miley to the Red Sox and right-hander Rubby De La Rosa to the desert.

The 25-year-old Webster went 1-1 with a 5.81 ERA in nine games, including five starts. He was designated for assignment on Nov. 20.

November 25, 2015 - 11:17am
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A government watchdog says "flaws" in Brazil's border security are a "big concern" heading toward the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next year.

Augusto Nardes, speaking at a news conference organized by Brazil's Justice Ministry on Wednesday, says Brazil's police and military need better ways to control the country's 17,000 kilometer-long (10,500-mile) border, which touches 10 countries and runs through remote areas of the Amazon jungle....

November 25, 2015 - 11:05am
4 min 47 sec ago

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania prosecutors are appealing a judge's order that they review a man's claims he was molested as a 16-year-old by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

The attorney general's office filed a notice of appeal Tuesday, challenging an Oct. 28 decision by a county judge that the statute of limitations hasn't expired on filing criminal charges.

The judge's order requires prosecutors to re-evaluate the...

November 25, 2015 - 11:03am
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No. 1 Clemson at South Carolina, Noon

No. 2 Alabama at Auburn, 3:30 p.m.

No. 4 Notre Dame at No. 13 Stanford, 7:30 p.m.

No. 5 Oklahoma at No. 9 Oklahoma State, 8 p.m.

No. 6 Michigan State vs. Penn State, 3:30 p.m.

No. 8 Ohio State at No. 12 Michigan, Noon...

November 25, 2015 - 10:24am
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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The whereabouts of the former president of Chile's soccer federation has been solved.

Sergio Jadue had been missing since he resigned last week after refusing to answer questions by federation officials over his possible links to the corruption scandal at FIFA.

Local media reported he struck a deal with the FBI, and that he might be in New York helping U.S. authorities.

But Chilean state TV aired images...

November 25, 2015 - 10:19am
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No. 2 Maryland vs. Rhode Island at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, 8:30 p.m.

No. 5 Kansas vs. No. 19 Vanderbilt in Maui Jim Maui Invitational at the Lahaina (Hawaii) Civic Center, 10 p.m.

No. 6 Duke vs. Yale, 7 p.m.

No. 10 Gonzaga vs. Washington at Imperial Arena, Paradise...

November 25, 2015 - 10:01am
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November 25, 2015 - 10:00am
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors have decided not to charge anyone in connection with an alleged rape at the home of Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and receiver Jordan Westerkamp earlier this month.

Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong and Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly said Wednesday the evidence didn't support filing charges.

The 20-year-old woman went to a hospital on Nov. 15 and said she had been raped. The woman told police she knows the...

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