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FILE - In this Friday, March 20, 2015, file photo, New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher stands on the sideline during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, in Philadelphia. Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

NBA Knicks fire Coach Fisher; Rambis named interim coach NEW YORK — The New York Knicks fired Coach Derek Fisher midway through his second season. The Knicks made the decision Monday after losing Sunday for the fifth straight time. They have dropped nine of 10 and fallen to 23-31, well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Fisher went 40-96. …

Agent confirms Seahawks star Lynch plans to retire

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

SEATTLE – When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back. …

Will Osweiler step in as Peyton steps out in Denver?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – One of the biggest winners from the Super Bowl didn’t even take a snap. Brock Osweiler is a free agent the Broncos …

Broncos linebacker Miller earns Super Bowl MVP honors

Monday, February 8, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Von Miller was second to none in the Super Bowl. Five years after being drafted No. 2 behind Cam Newton, the Broncos linebacker harassed Carolina’s quarterback from start to finish Sunday, forcing two fumbles, …

Broncos’ Miller just 10th defensive player to be named Super Bowl MVP

Sunday, February 7, 2016

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A graphic look at Super Bowl 50

Sunday, February 7, 2016

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Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, February 7, 2016

NFL Miller, two other Broncos fined by NFL for AFC title game SAN FRANCISCO – Denver Broncos Von Miller, T.J. Ward and Shiloh Keo were fined $23,152 each by the NFL for actions in their victory over the …

Teammates, coaches say Newton’s success not by accident

Sunday, February 7, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cam Newton didn’t just stumble into becoming one of the NFL’s best players. Sure, he has all the physical attributes any quarterback could ask for – he’s 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds of muscle with …

Prolific passer Favre leads cast of eight voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Sunday, February 7, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class …

Marchand scores on penalty shot in OT, Bruins top Sabres, 2-1

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BOSTON – It worked out perfectly for the Boston Bruins when Brad Marchand, the team’s hottest scorer, was awarded a penalty shot in overtime. The Buffalo Sabres thought the officials got it all wrong. Marchand scored the first …

Lillard’s double-double leads Trail Blazers over Rockets

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Damian Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead early and rolled to an easy 96-79 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday. The …

Monarchs overcome Jackals, 4-2

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Alex Guptill and Yann Sauve scored first-period goals and Matt Leitner and Maxim Kitsyn added a pair in the third period as the Manchester Monarchs beat the Elmira Jackals, 4-2, on Saturday. Colin Stevens made 27 saves as Manchester outshot Elmira, 33-29. …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Boxing Gunmen shoot boxing fans at Dublin hotel; 1 dead, 2 wounded DUBLIN – Gunmen disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack …