It’s All In the Timing, Bratrud Garners Third U.S. Nationals Title In World Championships Year

Kyle Bratrud (c) after winning the men’s 15-kilometer classic race on Thursday at U.S. nationals in Craftsbury, Vt. Second place finisher Adam Martin (l) and third place finisher Kris Freeman. (Photo: John Lazenby) If there’s one skier on the U.S. domestic circuit who knows how to time his wins, it’s Kyle Bratrud. The 25 year old now has three U.S. Cross Country Championship titles to his name–his most recent coming on Thursday in the men’s 15-kilometer classic race in Craftsbury, Vt–with all ...
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DeRozan, Spurs rout Raptors in Leonard’s return

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists and the San Antonio Spurs welcomed back Kawhi Leonard with thunderous jeers in a 125-107 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night. Leonard scored 21 points on 8-for-13 shooting, but the anger the Spurs’ fans […]
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Travel News: January 4, 2019

Herb Kelleher, Fun-Loving Co-Founder of Southwest Airlines, Dies at 87 Wall Street Journal Herb Kelleher, the co-founder of Southwest Airlines Co. who died Thursday at the age of 87, followed a simple but groundbreaking strategy: Keep costs and fares low. The business plan sketched out 50 years ago on a cocktail napkin in a Texas hotel transformed the global airline industry, birthing copycats including Ryanair and AirAsia as well as the deregulation of the once-clubby U.S. aviation market in 1...
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Transfer Talk: Leipzig mull future of Liverpool target Timo Werner

Craig Burley hails Christian Pulisic as an excellent player, but cautions the move to Chelsea is loaded with risks for the American star. ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop sifts through all the latest transfer rumours surrounding N'Golo Kante, Callum Wilson and many more in Transfer Rater. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of you...
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Cowart scores 20 off bench, Murray St. wins OVC opener 90-69

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Darnell Cowart scored 20 points off the bench and grabbed nine rebounds, leading four into double-figure scoring and Murray State topped Morehead State 90-69 to kick off defense of its Ohio Valley Conference championship Thursday night. Ja Morant added 16 points, Shaq Buchanan 15 and KJ Williams 14 for the Racers […]
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Arizona opens Pac-12 play with 64-56 win over Colorado

TUSCON, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Williams had 14 points and six assists to lead a balanced Arizona attack and the Wildcats opened defense of their Pac-12 regular-season title with a 64-56 victory over Colorado on Thursday night. Brandon Randolph had 11 points and freshman Devonaire Doutrive tied a season high with eight for the Wildcats, […]
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Gonzaga women beat Saint Mary’s for 10th consecutive win

Chandler Smith scored 17 points, Zykera Rice added 16 and No. 17 Gonzaga pulled away from Saint Mary’s 74-62.
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Coffey scores 21 to lead Minnesota past No. 22 Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Amir Coffey scored 21 points and Minnesota put No. 22 Wisconsin in an early hole before holding off a furious late rally to win 59-52 on Thursday night. The Golden Gophers (12-2, 2-1 Big Ten) ended an eight-game losing streak in the rivalry with their first victory at Wisconsin since 2009. […]
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Tennessee Tech holds off Tennessee St. in OVC opener, 66-64

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Corey Tillery hit four straight free throws in the final minute and Tennessee Tech held off a Tennessee State rally to win the Ohio Valley Conference opener, 66-64 on Thursday night. The Golden Eagles won for the third straight time in Nashville. The two previous wins required overtime. Jr. Clay converted […]
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Rams receiver Robert Woods has reached potential in return to L.A.

With more than 1,000 receiving yards for the first time in his career, Robert Woods has fit into Rams coach Sean McVay's system just fine.
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Chattanooga continues 3-ball assault in downing W Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Easley scored 21 points making all five of his 3-point shot attempts and David Jean-Baptiste added 13 to lead Chattanooga past Western Carolina 73-62 Thursday night. Ramon Vila scored 10 points with seven rebounds and the Mocs (7-9, 2-1 Southern Conference) finished 24-of-47 (51.1 percent) shooting and made half their […]
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Ferrari hits 19, San Francisco wins with last-minute defense

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had 19 points, Jamaree Bouyea had a key free throw and blocked shot in the final eight seconds and San Francisco held off Saint Mary’s 76-72 in a West Coast Conference opener on Thursday night. San Francisco blocked two shots in the final half-minute to preserve its four-point lead. […]
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Hall scores 32, leads Montana St. over Portland St. 98-88

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tyler Hall made six 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 32 points to lead Montana State to a 98-88 victory over Portland State on Thursday night. Montana State (5-8, 2-1 Big Sky Conference) has won four of its last six games. Portland State (5-8, 0-2) has lost five straight. Harald Frey […]
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Live Report - Pujara falls for 193, Pant nears ton

Follow ESPNcricinfo's coverage of the New Year's Test between Australia and India in Sydney.
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Mostella, Burnell help Jacksonville State win OVC opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Detrick Mostella and Jason Burnell scored 19 points each and Jacksonville State held off Belmont 83-73 Thursday night to open Ohio Valley Conference play. Jacksonville State (9-5) led for all but a minute in the early going and held off Belmont (9-3) which made it a one possession game eight times […]
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Givens, Taylor lead Austin Peay past Eastern Kentucky 93-75

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarrett Givens connected on 7 of 8 shots from 3-point range and scored 25 points and Terry Taylor added 24 on 11-of-17 shooting to propel Austin Peay to a 93-75 victory over Eastern Kentucky in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night. Givens had 20 points by halftime, sinking all […]
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No. 23 South Carolina women rally to beat No. 21 Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Te’a Cooper scored 24 points, including 16 in the second half when the Gamecocks overcame a nine-point halftime deficit, and No. 23 South Carolina defeated No. 21 Texas A&M 60-57 in a SEC opener on Thursday night. Mikiah Herbert Harrigan had 11 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks for the […]
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No. 8 Baylor women beat UConn 68-57 for 1st win over No. 1

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown had 20 points and 17 rebounds as No. 8 Baylor won over a top-ranked team for the first time, beating UConn 68-57 Thursday night and handing the Huskies their first regular-season loss in more than four years. The Huskies (11-1) hadn’t lost a regular-season game in regulation since a […]
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DeRozan has triple-double, Spurs win in Leonard’s return

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists and the San Antonio Spurs welcomed back Kawhi Leonard with thunderous jeers in a 125-107 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night. Leonard scored 21 points on 8-for-13 shooting, but the anger the Spurs’ fans […]
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Cavs’ Love progressing, no timetable for return

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love has been cleared to begin “select basketball activities” following left foot surgery. Love played in just four games this season before having surgery on Nov. 2 to repair an injury sustained during Cleveland’s exhibition opener. He had cartilage removed and fluid drained from the base of his […]
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Jackson’s 19 pts lead GCU past Utah Valley in WAC opener

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Jackson scored 19 points and Alessandro Lever scored 14 and Grand Canyon beat Utah Valley 71-60 in a Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams Thursday night. Grand Canyon (8-6) closed out the first half with a 12-4 run in the last 5½ minutes to lead 36-27 at the break. Connor […]
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NFL rumors: Why Steelers might trade Antonio Brown sooner than later

The Pittsburgh Steelers' season only ended four days ago, but speculation surrounding embattled wide receiver Antonio Brown continues to ramp up. "I think they would trade him," Schefter told KNBR's "Murph & Mac" on Thursday. In the same interview, Schefter said he believed the Steelers would want to trade Brown before he is due a $2.5 million bonus on the fifth day after the NFL offseason officially begins.
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Boyd’s 20 points lead Idaho State past Southern Utah, 88-68

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Brandon Boyd scored 20 points and Idaho State rode a 16-point first-half lead to beat Southern Utah, 88-68 in a Big Sky Conference battle on Thursday night. Idaho State rebounded from a loss at Eastern Washington on Monday where the Bengals scored a season-low 55 points and committed a season-high 17 […]
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Seahawks' Frank Clark's heart remains heavy a year after a fire took his family

Frank Clark has carried the weight of losing his dad and three other relatives in a fire all season, which has been his best as a pro with 14 sacks.
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Cavs' Love cleared for 'select basketball activities'

Cavs forward Kevin Love, who is currently rehabbing from left foot surgery, has shown "continued healing and progress" and has been cleared by his doctor for "select basketball activities," the team said Thursday.
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Green Bay beats Youngstown State in overtime 99-93

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud scored 24 points and Kameron Hankerson had 19, both career highs, and Green Bay beat Youngstown State 99-93 in overtime on Thursday night. PJ Pipes added a career-high 16 points, making 8 of 8 at the line including the tying points in regulation and the Green Bay’s final […]
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Eastern Illinois tops UT Martin in OT in OVC opener

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace poured in 27 points and Rade Kukobat sank a 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining in overtime to help Eastern Illinois hold on for a 92-87 victory over Tennessee-Martin in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night. Neither team scored in the extra period until Mack Smith sank a […]
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Hutchinson, Mawae, Flores among 15 finalists for Hall of Fame class

Three former Seahawks were among the 15 modern-era finalists named Thursday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2019.
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UAB jumps out early, cruises past Florida Atlantic 67-50

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeremiah Bell had 14 points to lead four in double-figure scoring as UAB beat Florida Atlantic 67-50 on Thursday night in a Conference USA opener. Bell made four 3-pointers and finished 5-of-7 shooting from the floor. Makhtar Guey added 12 points, Zack Bryant had 11 and Lewis Sullivan 10 for the […]
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Roy sparks Milwaukee rally to beat Cleveland State, 83-76

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darius Roy scored 24 points and Milwaukee roared back from 14-points down to beat Cleveland State for the fourth straight time, 83-76 on Thursday night. The Panthers rebounded from a loss to Green Bay, 92-82 in the Horizon League opener Saturday. Cleveland State took a 38-24 lead on Tyree Appleby’s jumper with […]
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