FILE  - In this Friday, April 16, 2021 file photo, Tottenham's manager Jose Mourinho looks on during the warm up  session before the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England. A person with knowledge of the situation says Tottenham has fired manger Jose Mourinho. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision has not yet been made public by Tottenham. Mourinho took over in November 2019. His firing comes with seventh-place Tottenham outside the Champions League places but with a League Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday, April 18, 2021. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP, File)

Tottenham fires manager Jose Mourinho after 17 months

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham fired Jose Mourinho on Monday after only 17 months in charge, and just as he was preparing to coach the club in the League Cup final. Mourinho was hired in November 2019 …

Will Japanese Olympians be vaccinated ahead of the public?

TOKYO (AP) — The vaccine rollout in Japan has been very slow with less than 1% vaccinated, causing concern about the postponed Tokyo Olympics that are scheduled to open in just over three …
The Official UEFA Champions League match balls are on display ahead of the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Super League clubs tell FIFA legal action already started

LONDON (AP) — The 12 European clubs pursuing a Super League have told the leaders FIFA and UEFA that legal action is already being pursued to stop them from action intended to thwart the launch of …

Freeman, Braves pound Cubs 13-4, lose Acuña to injury

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Canucks top Leafs 3-2 in OT in return from COVID layoff

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Harvat scored his second goal of the game 1:19 into overtime, giving the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night in their …
Suns Basketball

NBA fines Spurs for violating resting rules in game they won

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $25,000 on Sunday for violating the league's player resting policy — in a game the Spurs won by 26 points. The Spurs sat DeMar DeRozan, …

Milwaukee hosts Phoenix on home slide

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Spurs win 111-85, stop Suns' 10-game home winning streak

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Coyotes Hockey

Wild face the Coyotes, seek 4th straight victory

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Kuemper sharp in return, Coyotes rally to beat Blues 3-2

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NBA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George led five starters in double figures with 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-105 on Sunday night for their eighth win in nine …

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College sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier had 34 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets rode a strong first quarter to a 109-101 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday …

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Seth Morgan threw three touchdown passes, and No. 15 VMI will enter the FCS playoffs for the first time with its 31-17 victory over The Citadel on Saturday. The Keydets …
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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Mark Gronowski passed for 149 yards and ran for 126 yards to help South Dakota State beat North Dakota State 27-17 on Saturday, ending the Bison’s 32-home game winning streak …
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NHL

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Olympics

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