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Mike McCarthy's 'plan is set' without the Packers' three injured receivers

'It will be a bonus' if Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams or Geronimo Allison plays vs. Falcons.

Aug 18, 2016; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) follows a block by guard T.J. Lang (70) in the first quarter during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Raiders file Las Vegas relocation papers with the NFL

The Oakland Raiders took another step closer to moving to Las Vegas on Thursday, when the team officially filed its relocation papers with the league.

Jan 18, 2017; Inglewood, CA, USA; Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers speaks during the Los Angeles Chargers Kickoff Ceremony at the The Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers feel welcomed at LA ceremony

The players seemed genuinely surprised by the welcome.

TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 12: Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens looks on against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. The Ravens defeated the Buccaneers 48-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco, Ravens owner disagree on whether his knee injury affected his game

Did Flacco have a bad year because of his knee injury?

No. 20 Cincinnati rallies for ninth straight win

Cincinnati puts together one of its best stretches of the season for ninth straight win

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Bay Area investors still working to keep Raiders in Oakland

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Oakland civic leaders and deep-pocketed investors fighting to keep the Raiders from moving insist they are still in the game despite team owner Mark Davis formally ...

Mike McCarthy's 'plan is set' without the Packers' three injured receivers

'It will be a bonus' if Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams or Geronimo Allison plays vs. Falcons.

Browns add 5 defensive assistants to Hue Jackson's staff

CLEVELAND (AP) Former Pro Bowler Clyde Simmons has been hired by the Cleveland Browns to coach their defensive line.

Trump appears to announce Jets owner as Britain ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) President-elect Donald Trump appears to have announced that billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will become the next ambassador to Britain.

LA Rams confirm Wade Phillips hired as defensive coordinator

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Rams have confirmed Wade Phillips is their new defensive coordinator.

Raiders file Las Vegas relocation papers with the NFL

The Oakland Raiders took another step closer to moving to Las Vegas on Thursday, when the team officially filed its relocation papers with the league.

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Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball greats Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan Rodriguez elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain in PED suspicion purgatory. Plus, a look ahead at ballot holdovers and newcomers eligible for the class of 2018

Rod Carew passes one-month mark since heart transplant

LOS ANGELES (AP) Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has passed the one-month mark since a heart and kidney transplant with no signs of rejection.

Sources: Marlins acquire right-hander Dan Straily in trade with Reds

The Marlins obtained right-hander Dan Straily from the Reds for three minor leaguers.

AP source: Marlins acquire Straily for minor leaguers

MIAMI (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says the Miami Marlins have acquired right-hander Dan Straily from the Cincinnati Reds for three minor leaguers.

Ozzie Guillen: No big leaguer should play winter ball

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Former star shortstop Ozzie Guillen has a word of advice for big leaguers who want to play winter ball in Venezuela: Don't.

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This one stat proves James Harden has been the NBA's best offensive player since 2013

Better than Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and LeBron James

James Harden gives fan present on her 100th birthday

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden took some time out after the Houston Rockets' win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks to give a fan a present on a her 100th birthday.

NBA Capsules

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Kevin Durant dazzled against his old team with a season-best 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat Oklahoma City 121-100 on Wednesday night despite Russell ...

Knicks missing three key players for Wizards' visit

NEW YORK -- Now that the distraction surrounding Carmelo Anthony is over, at least for the near future, the New York Knicks can focus on making a run in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Kyle Korver, champion Cavs still getting to know each other

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Kyle Korver feels mostly moved in. Off the floor, that is.

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Charlie Strong got a second chance, and he doesn't intend to waste it

The Texas experiment went belly-up, but things are looking up for Charlie Strong.

Sacramento State to host six in 2017

(STATS) - Sacramento State will play six home games in 2017, and it may need every one of them. The road portion of the Hornets' 11-game schedule is particularly daunting.

Maine to face competitive 2017 schedule

(STATS) - Maine coach Joe Harasymiak's second season in 2017 will include a pair of games against FBS opponents.

Iowa RB Derrick Mitchell to become grad transfer

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa running back Derrick Mitchell Jr. is leaving the program and plans to play his final season at another school.

Ex-Florida QB Harris transfers to Tennessee State

(STATS) - Tennessee State football coach Rod Reed announced Wednesday that former Florida quarterback Treon Harris has transferred to the Ohio Valley Conference program.

Wake Forest hires Gophers' Sawvel as defensive coordinator

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has hired Jay Sawvel from Minnesota as its defensive coordinator.

ASU opens 2017 football season on Aug. 31 vs. New Mexico St.

Sun Devils' home schedule includes games vs. Washington, USC, Arizona

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Connor McDavid showcased incredible hands on game-winning goal that caused confusion

The Oilers forward put his skills on display in an overtime breakaway

Short-handed Lightning continue trip in San Jose

The Tampa Bay Lightning have been wracked by injuries, losing nearly 140 man-games this season. However, they still believe a playoff berth is in reach and that defense will be what gets them there.

NHL Capsules

DETROIT (AP) Thomas Vanek and Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a comeback 6-5 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

Wild hosts Coyotes after suffering rare loss

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- One of the remarkable changes for the Minnesota Wild under first-year coach Bruce Boudreau has been a consistency in the team's approach after years of dramatic swings in play.

Burns, Pavelski lead Sharks past rival LA Kings, 3-2

Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski and Tommy Wingels scored in the San Jose Sharks' seventh win at Staples Center in their last eight trips, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

Isles begin post-Capuano era vs. Stars

NEW YORK -- The New York Islanders hope Thursday night represents not just the start of a six-game homestand, but also the start of a new era.

McDavid scores in overtime to lead Oilers past Panthers 4-3

Connor McDavid scored the winning goal in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.

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Casey Mears encounters coyote while skiing in Colorado

Casey Mears had a extremely close encounter with nature.

Gaunt Brothers Racing to field entry in Daytona 500, three other races

Gaunt Brothers Racing announced they will return to NASCAR competition in 2017.

Clint Bowyer answers tough question: 'You worried if you're still any good?

At media appearance with his new Stewart-Haas Racing boss, Bowyer says he can still win.

Tony Stewart talked about racing Le Mans, Rolex 24 this year

There isn't a type of race car Smoke has met that he didn't like.

Wayne Taylor Racing video pays homage to 'humble' Jeff Gordon

Check out video that will leave you pumped for Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Darlington Raceway reveals 2017 throwback theme, retro ticket design

Darlington Raceway's throwback theme and ticket design is pretty rad.

Darlington to celebrate late 1980s with throwback weekend

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) Style up those mullets and pull out the Guns `N Roses tapes, NASCAR is celebrating the late 1980s.

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Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard in the works for UFC Fight Night in Halifax

Johny Hendricks could make his middleweight debut in February

Cody Garbrandt explains why he eventually wants a super fight with Jose Aldo

Cody Garbrandt has TJ Dillashaw next but he still wants to fight Jose Aldo

Conor McGregor seeks to trademark his name and nickname

Conor McGregor is locking down 'The Notorious' with a trademark

Angela Hill granted USADA exemption, faces Jessica Andrade at UFC in Houston

Angela Hill will return to the UFC for a fight with Jessica Andrade

Kamaru Usman gunning for fight with Dong Hyun Kim next

Kamaru Usman explains why he wants to fight Dong Hyun Kim

UFC Fight Night Phoenix: Rodriguez vs Penn (Live updates)

Get live updates for all the UFC Fight Night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.

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Guardiola virtually concedes title after heavy loss for City

The Premier League season is barely past the halfway point and already Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has virtually given up on winning the title.

Valencia tops Espanyol to end winless run in Spanish league

Valencia has finally won again in the Spanish league, beating Espanyol 2-1 to end a three-month drought and move further from the relegation zone.

Klinsmann believes US Soccer made progress before his firing

Jurgen Klinsmann is proud of his half-decade in charge of the U.S. national team, and the coach believes he left successor Bruce Arena in a position to make the Americans even better.

Former England coach Graham Taylor dies at 72

Graham Taylor, a former England coach who was labeled a "turnip" by the tabloids for failing to qualify for the 1994 World Cup, has died.

Klopp's decision to field youngest ever side backfires

Coach Juergen Klopp's decision to field Liverpool's youngest ever team backfired as the Premier League title contender was held 0-0 at home by fourth-tier Plymouth in the third round of the ...

Athletic Bilbao held by Alaves in Spanish league

Athletic Bilbao was unable to feed off its superb win over Barcelona in the Copa del Rey midweek, and was held to a scoreless draw by promoted Alaves in the Spanish league on Sunday.

Perisic scores 2 as Inter beats Udinese for 4th straight win

Ivan Perisic scored twice and Inter Milan came from a goal down to beat Udinese and win its fourth straight in Serie A on Sunday.

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No. 20 Cincinnati rallies for ninth straight win

Cincinnati puts together one of its best stretches of the season for ninth straight win

Basketball player: Co-defendant killed man during robbery

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) A Western Michigan University basketball player charged with murder in the shooting death of a student during a robbery says his co-defendant pulled the trigger.

Arizona's Trier: Unable to play due to PED test

Allonzo Trier issues statement regarding season-long absence

Great 3-point night doesn't mean a win for No. 15 Notre Dame

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) When teams make 15 or more 3-pointers while shooting over 65 percent from beyond the arc, it is usually a sure sign of a win.

Allen's 30, Green's 3 lift Hawaii over CS Northridge 80-77

HONOLULU (AP) Noah Allen scored a career-high 30 points and Leland Green drained a 3-pointer from the corner as Hawaii edged Cal State Northridge 80-77 on Wednesday night in a game that saw ...

Fresno St sets season-high for 3s, beats Colorado St 78-57

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Deshon Taylor hit four 3-pointers and scored 19 points to help lead Fresno State to a 78-57 win over Colorado State on Wednesday night.

Wyoming holds off San Jose State 80-70

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jordan Naughton had 15 points, Louis Adams added 14 and Wyoming held off San Jose State for an 80-70 win on Wednesday night.

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