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Daily fantasy sites fail to win restraining order

They struck out, got thrown for a loss, had their legal shot blocked — you name the sports reference, it can be applied to what happened to DraftKings and FanDuel in court yesterday.


Ex-Clippers owner gets slam-dunked in court

The 81-year-old billionaire sued his wife of six decades for seizing the family trust that owned the team after two doctors found he had signs of Alzheimer's.


Mays, Berra named Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

President Barack Obama named MLB Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Yogi Berra recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.


Bryant, Correa win Rookie of the Year honors

Chicago Cubs slugging third baseman Kris Bryant and speedy Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa won Rookie of the Year honors in their respective leagues.


Hopkins stands tall to keep troubled Texans afloat, hand Bengals their first loss

In a campaign plagued by changing quarterbacks and critical injuries, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has remained a constant for the Houston Texans, emerging as one of the top catchers in the NFL.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look a some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 17


Texans send Bengals to 1st loss, 10-6 behind backup TJ Yates

Dalton had another tough time against a Texans defense. Cincinnati's final chance slipped away when A.J. Green fumbled after a catch with 40 seconds left.


Quick thinking may have averted massacre at Paris stadium

The suicide bombers' explosive belts, packed with shrapnel, had been designed to kill and maim the crowds at the national stadium.

Baseball fans take photos as Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant bats during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Chicago, Friday, April 17, 2015.

Cubs’ Bryant, Astros’ Correa voted top MLB’s rookies

Bryant received all 30 first-place votes for 150 points from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in balloting announced Monday.

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Saints fire defensive coordinator Ryan

Saints coach Sean Payton says Rob Ryan has been fired as defensive coordinator and senior defensive assistant Dennis Allen will assume Ryan's duties.


French national team to play England in act of defiance/Germany will go ahead with game vs. Netherlands

A match between the England and France soccer teams on Tuesday has been transformed into a poignant act of defiance, solidarity and sporting unity.


Kubiak benches Peyton Manning for Bears game

Manning is dealing with a variety of ailments, including a torn plantar fascia in his foot


After KO, Ronda Rousey vows ‘I’ll be back’

After Ronda Rousey got knocked out by Holly Holm during UFC 193 on Saturday night, there were a lot of fans who had concerns about her health.


Daily fantasy sports websites continue under scrutiny

After New York declared sites like DraftKings to be illegal, at least two other states are looking into doing the same.


Clemson remains on top

The Clemson Tigers remain the top team in the latest Associated Press college football poll.


Prayer’s place in U.S. football gets high school test

The debate around religious expression comes at a time when Americans are becoming less pious, with just 39 percent of young people likely to pray daily, a recent Pew poll found.


Manning benched after breaking passing yards record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's record-breaking day ended in ignominy on Sunday watching from the sidelines as his side were beaten 29-13 by the Kansas City Chiefs.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 16.


Holly Holm stuns Ronda Rousey with 2nd-round knockout

Holm (10-0) jumped on the prone Rousey, delivering several blows to her head before the referee intervened. An ecstatic Holm jumped around the ring as Rousey received medical treatment.

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No. 1 Clemson keeps rolling, outscores Syracuse & AP Top 25 scoreboard

The win gave the Tigers at least 10 victories for the fifth straight season and their first 10-0 start since they won their only national championship in 1981.

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