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Yahoo could be next target in NY daily fantasy sports probe

A probe by New York State's attorney general into the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar daily fantasy sports industry has been expanded to include online media giant Yahoo.


FIFA rejects Blatter, Platini appeals against 90-day bans

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have lost their appeals against their 90-day bans for financial wrongdoing.


David Beckham is one good looking guy

The retired English soccer star, an international celebrity both on and off the field, was named the "Sexiest Man Alive."


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 18.


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

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UVA Men’s Basketball Upset 73-68

UVA was upset on the road Monday night in the Nation's Capitol.

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UVA Women Get 86-50 Win

The UVA Women's basketball team rolled to an 86-50 win Monday night in their home opener.


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.

Nov 14, 2015; Louisville, KY, USA; Virginia Cavaliers quarterback Matt Johns (15) throws the ball agains the Louisville Cardinals during the first half at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

UVA Falls 38-31 In Louisville

The University of Virginia football program has lost its final road game of 2015, a 38-31 setback in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Virginia Falls Short to Virginia Tech, 23-20

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Virginia falls short once again, to their arch rivals from Blacksburg.

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Virginia Drops Paradise Jam Finale, 67-62, to Tulane

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Virginia falls short in the final game of the Paradise Jam.

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This week’s top alternative tracks


LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Anne Hathaway expecting first child


The Oscar winner is expecting her first child, according to reports.

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Jack White launches new Third Man Records store in Detroit


Rocker Jack White has launched his first Third Man Records venture in his native Detroit.