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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker kicks a 44-yard field goal during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland. Tucker, the most accurate kicker in league history at 90.1 percent, received 92 points in a 10-points-to-one-point system with six of 10 first-place votes from a panel of Associated Press football writers. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 16, 2018 - 1:34 am
Justin Tucker stunned everyone with a miss. The Baltimore Ravens' two-time All-Pro kicker is so good that nobody could believe it when he sliced a game-tying extra point wide right in a 24-23 loss to the Saints last month. It was Tucker's first career miss after nailing 222 straight. Despite the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, former mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani, kisses Miriam Adelson's hand as he arrives for the presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the most powerful Republican donors in the United States. She gets to add a new title Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, when President Donald Trump honors her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
November 16, 2018 - 1:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the nation's most powerful Republican donors. She gets to add a new title Friday when President Donald Trump honors...
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November 16, 2018 - 1:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen the wife of powerful Republican donor Sheldon Adelson to receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Adelsons gave Trump's campaign a $30 million boost in 2016. Miriam Adelson is among seven people Trump is recognizing on Friday with the medal,...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Green Bay Packers defensive back Josh Jones (27) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
November 16, 2018 - 12:42 am
SEATTLE (AP) — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter, Bobby Wagner and Seattle's defense stymied Aaron Rodgers and the Seahawks stayed in the middle of the NFC playoff race. "We've been through so much throughout this season it was time to get over the hump," Wagner...
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Seattle Seahawks tight end Nick Vannett (81) gets horizontal above Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams, lower-center, as Vannett carries the ball just short of the goal line against the Green Bay Packers during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
November 15, 2018 - 11:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter and kept the Seattle Seahawks in the middle of the NFC playoff race. Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seahawks' 27-24 victory over the...
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Seattle Seahawks tight end Nick Vannett (81) gets horizontal above Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams, lower-center, as Vannett carries the ball just short of the goal line against the Green Bay Packers during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
November 15, 2018 - 11:26 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks' 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. In a key matchup in the race for the two NFC wild-card spots, Seattle (5-5) snapped a...
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In this file photo from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he sits in the Batmobile after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco. On the five-year anniversary of then-5-year-old Miles Scott capturing the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as Batkid, his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last, the fifth-grader is thriving. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)
November 15, 2018 - 10:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving. On the five-year anniversary of the day that then-5-year-old Miles Scott captured the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as "Batkid" — his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last — the...
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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz celebrates his touchdown catch on a pass form quarterback Carson Wentz during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 15, 2018 - 3:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Ertz caught the go-ahead touchdown pass in Philadelphia's victory over New England in the Super Bowl and hasn't stopped making receptions. Ertz is on pace to have a record-setting season for tight ends. Carson Wentz's favorite target has 75 catches for 789 yards and five...
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Mexico's Azteca Stadium is seen from above in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
November 14, 2018 - 4:32 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL*s decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns interim coach Gregg Williams watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Cleveland. Browns general manager John Dorsey says interim coach Gregg Williams will be interviewed to be team’s next coach. Williams took over when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29 and Dorsey has been pleased with how the team has performed with their defensive coordinator in charge. The 60-year-old Williams coached Buffalo in 2001-03. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 14, 2018 - 3:25 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As John Dorsey prepares to make a critical decision he knows may shape Cleveland's football fortunes, the Browns general manager spends a moment every day giving himself a pep talk. And a stern warning. "Just make sure you don't mess it up, that's what I tell myself," Dorsey said...
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