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Local sports calendar for Dec. 17

Friday, December 18HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEYCANCELLED - Home, 8 p.m., JDHS hosts Whitehorse (JV 2:15).HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGAway, ASAA State Tournament in Anchorage.Saturday, December 19HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEYHome,… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015

NFL changing playoff officiating procedure

NEW YORK — The NFL will have game referees in the playoffs consult with its director of officiating about the application of rules in situations… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015
  • By BARRY WILNER

Sports on TV for Dec. 17

BOXING5 p.m., SPIKE - Denis Shafikov vs. Rances Barthelemy, for the vacant IBF lightweight title; Isiah Thomas vs. Murat Gassiev, cruiserweights, at Las VegasCOLLEGE BASKETBALL3… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015

Today in Sports History for Thursday, Dec. 17

1918 — Jack Dempsey knocks out Carl Morris in 14 seconds in a heavyweight bout in New Orleans.1930 — Golfer Bobby Jones wins the first… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015

Seattle re-signs Christine Michael

RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks’ search for a primary running back until Marshawn Lynch returns took an unexpected twist Wednesday.After being traded away to… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015
  • By TIM BOOTH

Tonight: Winston gets a showcase

There actually is a reason to tune in for tonight’s lackluster matchup of Tampa Bay at St. Louis: Jameis Winston.And maybe the Rams’ fine rookie… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015
  • By BARRY WILNER
U.S. forward Abby Wambach reacts during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against China in New Orleans on Wednesday.

US celebrates Wambach’s final game, but falls 1-0

NEW ORLEANS — Abby Wambach threatened to score several times in the final game of her extraordinary career, but China shut out the World Cup… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2015
  • By BRETT MARTEL
U.S. forward Abby Wambach reacts during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against China in New Orleans on Wednesday.

Local sports calendar for Dec. 16

Friday, December 18HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY** CANCELLED ** Home, 8 p.m., JDHS hosts Whitehorse (JV 2:15).HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGAway, ASAA State Tournament in Anchorage. Saturday, December 19HIGH SCHOOL… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2015

Sports on TV for Dec. 16

COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., BTN — N. Illinois at Ohio St.3 p.m., ESPN2 — Tulane at North Carolina3 p.m., ESPNU — Kennesaw St. at Louisville3 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2015

Today in Sports History for Wednesday, Dec. 16

1918 — Jack Dempsey knocks out Carl Morris in 14 seconds in a heavyweight bout in New Orleans.1930 — Golfer Bobby Jones wins the first… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2015
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson looks at an injured Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls Sunday.

Thanks to Wilson, Seattle overcoming offensive injuries

RENTON, Wash. — As the Seattle Seahawks continue their roll toward the postseason in part because of record-setting play for Russell Wilson, they keep running… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By TIM BOOTH
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson looks at an injured Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls Sunday.

Bengals’ Dalton won’t need surgery

CINCINNATI — Andy Dalton won’t need surgery on his broken thumb and could play again this season.Dalton broke the thumb on his passing hand during… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By JOE KAY

Pete Rose’s reinstatement plea rejected

CINCINNATI — Pete Rose’s application for reinstatement to baseball was rejected Monday by Commissioner Rob Manfred, who concluded the career hits leader continued to gamble… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By JOE KAY and RONALD BLUM

Cueto, Giants sign 6-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO — Even after signing Jeff Samardzija to a large, long-term contract last week, the San Francisco Giants had their eye on Johnny Cueto… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By JANIE McCAULEY

Gonzaga out of Top 25

Gonzaga is out of The Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll for the first time since February 2014, a run of 24 consecutive polls.The… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By JIM O'CONNELL
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham makes a catch as Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes defends Monday.

Beckham scores 2 TDs, Giants beat Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Odell Beckham Jr. somehow slipped 5 yards behind the secondary.That turned out to… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By STEVEN WINE
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham makes a catch as Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes defends Monday.
Connecticut's Morgan Tuck drives past Florida State's Audut Bulgak on Friday.

Miami enters women’s hoops poll at No. 23; UConn still No. 1

Katie Meier and her Miami Hurricanes had a tiring start to their season with 10 games in 23 days. Now after finishing that difficult stretch… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By DOUG FEINBERG
Connecticut's Morgan Tuck drives past Florida State's Audut Bulgak on Friday.

Sports on TV for Dec. 15

COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., BTN — N. Kentucky at Michigan3 p.m., ESPN2 — Georgia Southern at Duke3 p.m., ESPNU — Norfolk St. at Cincinnati3 p.m., SEC… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015

Today in Sports History for Tuesday, Dec. 15

1964 — San Francisco’s Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, including nine in overtime, to give the Warriors a 134-132 victory over the New York Knicks.1973… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015

Local sports calendar for Dec. 15

Friday, December 18HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEYHome, 8 p.m., JDHS hosts Whitehorse (JV 2:15).HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGAway, ASAA State Tournament in Anchorage.Saturday, December 19HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEYHome, 8 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015