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LSU Tigers, Les Miles reach $1.5 million buyout agreement

Nov 15, 2018

Former football coach Les Miles on Thursday reached a settlement with LSU for a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1.5 million on his remaining guarantee from the school. LSU still owed Miles $6.5 million in guaranteed salary after firin…

Houston star DT Ed Oliver in heated incident with coach Major Applewhite

Nov 15, 2018

HOUSTON -- All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver got into a heated discussion with Houston coach Major Applewhite just before halftime of the Cougars' game against Tulane on Thursday night. Applewhite approached Oliver, who has missed f…

Attorney says Nevada dropped charges against Nick Diaz

Nov 15, 2018

LAS VEGAS -- The state of Nevada dropped a pending criminal case against UFC welterweight Nick Diaz on Thursday morning, according to Diaz's attorney, Ross Goodman. Diaz, of Stockton, California, had faced three felony charges and a misde…

Patrick Mahomes offered free ketchup for life if he throws record 57 TDs

Nov 15, 2018

Patrick Mahomes might have ketchup for life if he's able to set a single-season record with 57 touchdown passes this season. Heinz Ketchup, which has used "57 varieties" in its advertising, tweeted the promise to Mahomes on Thu…

Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards

Nov 15, 2018

Boston's Mookie Betts and Milwaukee's Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting titles

Rockets "parting ways" with 10-time All-Star Anthony

Nov 15, 2018

Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston with the Rockets saying they are "parting ways" with the 10-time All-Star

Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox

Nov 15, 2018

Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred through the 2024 regular season and signed off a new television deal with Fox that runs through 2028

Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on

Nov 15, 2018

Draymond Green isn't apologizing for his part in a dustup with Kevin Durant, says he and his Warriors teammate have spoken and are moving forward

Subway alums on board for Notre Dame return to New York City

Nov 15, 2018

High-stakes college football returns to Yankee Stadium with Notre Dame vs Syracuse

It's The Big Three and Joey Logano in NASCAR's title race

Nov 15, 2018

NASCAR's championship as expected will be between Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. as The Big Three advanced to the finale

Pulisic back as US loses 3-0 at England; no goal for Rooney

Nov 15, 2018

Christian Pulisic played just his second match with the U.S. national team in 13 months, and the Americans failed to muster much of an attack in a 3-0 loss to England that marked Wayne Rooney's farewell with the Three Lions

Charles Howell opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

Nov 15, 2018

In chilly finish to PGA Tour year, Charles Howell III opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

Amy Olson's 63 gives her 1st-round lead at 2018 LPGA finale

Nov 15, 2018

Olson shoots 9-under 63 for lead after 1st round of LPGA's season-ending event