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This undated photo provided by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jesse Randal Davidson. Social studies teacher Davidson barricaded himself inside a classroom at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. (Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. No Dalton High School students were in the classroom when the...
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February 28, 2018 - 4:59 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on shots fired at high school in Georgia. (all times local): 5 p.m. A Georgia teacher accused of firing a gun inside his high school classroom is facing six charges, including aggravated assault involving a gun and terroristic threats and acts. The only injury from the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Agua Caliente Clippers' J.J. O'Brien (22) looks for an outlet as Erie BayHawks' Andrew White (4) defends during the first quarter of an NBA G-League basketball game at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa. The NBA and NFL essentially set up college sports to be a de facto farm system for professional teams and the people who defend college sports want no part of that. LeBron James said the NBA should explore expanding its developmental G League to make it more like major league baseball’s farm systems.(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:11 pm
The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system. A federal investigation has alleged hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks...
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February 28, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — So long Papa John's, hello Pizza Hut. The NFL announced a multiyear marketing deal with Pizza Hut on Wednesday, one day after the league and Papa John's said that they mutually agreed to cut ties. The league's relationship with Papa John's frayed last year when the pizza maker's...
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Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, right, stops a shot by Vegas Golden Knights left wing Tomas Tatar, of Slovakia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 28, 2018 - 2:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the clubs that made deals before the NHL's trade deadline, a surprise team took perhaps the biggest gamble. The expansion Vegas Golden Knights. They rolled the dice by trading three high draft picks for Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar. Vegas has set records for wins and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2011, file photo, the new Big Ten Conference logo "B1G" is stained into the wood of the newly-renovated Crisler Arena court during NCAA college basketball media day in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten Tournament begins Wednesday, one week earlier than usual at a rather unusual venue: Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:57 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — What an odd year in the Big Ten. Michigan State looks Final Four-worthy but faces off-court questions. Wisconsin looks better of late but still faces a losing record. And Nebraska — Nebraska! — is up. It's time to take this Midwest hoops show back on the road again. The Big Ten...
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February 27, 2018 - 8:33 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania family has filed a lawsuit against Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis, claiming he posted a video on social media mocking their teenage son. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the 24-year-old uploaded a video to Snapchat of the teen working at a Chick-fil-A...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones stands on the field as the team warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Arlington, Texas. A person with knowledge of the situation says the NFL is exploring options to get more than $2 million in reimbursement for legal fees from Jones over his threat to derail Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract extension and his support of running back Ezekiel Elliott’s fight to avoid a six-game suspension. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, on condition of anonymity because the matter has not being publicly addressed. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
February 26, 2018 - 11:31 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NFL is exploring options to get more than $2 million in reimbursement for legal fees from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones over his threat to derail Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension and support of running back Ezekiel Elliott's fight to avoid a six-game suspension,...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hits during batting practice before a baseball spring exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 26, 2018 - 9:04 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Wilson's head knows football was the right choice. Baseball still has his heart. A 2014 Super Bowl champion quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks, the 29-year-old began a week of workouts Monday with the New York Yankees. "Is this just a stunt?" he said. "I think that if...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles scrambles against the New England Patriots during the AFC championship NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jaguars are finalizing an extension that will keep Bortles under contract through 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday, Feb. 24, on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been completed. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
February 24, 2018 - 9:28 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles might not be the long-term answer in Jacksonville. He is, however, the short-term starter. The Jaguars signed Bortles to a three-year, $54 million deal Saturday that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal includes $26.5 million...
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