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Rozenstruik KO’s Overeem with 4 seconds left

UFC heavyweight Jairzinho Rozenstruik capped off a magical 2019 run in a big way, as he knocked out Alistair Overeem in the final seconds of their heavyweight bout. Rozenstruik (10-0) needed every bit of the five-round main event to get the job done. Referee…

76ers coach wants Simmons taking one 3 a game

PHILADELPHIA — What would Brett Brown like for Christmas? One 3-point shot per game from his All-Star point guard. After his Philadelphia 76ers routed the hapless Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night, Brown was asked about …

Norvell reaches deal to coach FSU, sources say

Mike Norvell, who in four seasons has taken Memphis’ football program to unprecedented heights, has agreed to a deal to become Florida State’s next head coach, sources told ESPN’s Chris Low. Without confirming a name, FSU said in a statement Saturday that th…

LSU’s Orgeron: Burrow should win the Heisman

ATLANTA — Joe Burrow put the finishing touches on his Heisman Trophy campaign on Saturday, adding another dazzling performance to a season full of them in LSU’s 37-10 victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game. Burrow set an SEC single-season record …

Norvell reaches deal to coach FSU, sources say

Mike Norvell, who in four seasons has taken Memphis’ football program to unprecedented heights, has agreed to a deal to become Florida State’s next head coach, sources told ESPN’s Chris Low. Without confirming a name, FSU said in a statement Saturday that th…

Ole Miss brings Kiffin back to SEC as head coach

The Lane Train is headed back to the SEC. Ole Miss confirmed Lane Kiffin has signed on to become the Rebels next coach on Saturday, shortly after he led Florida Atlantic to its second Conference USA championship in his three seasons as coach with a 49-6 win …

Joshua wins Ruiz rematch by unanimous decision

Anthony Joshua spent much of the past six months soul-searching, figuring out what went so wrong in his first encounter with Andy Ruiz Jr. and vowing to be better in the rematch. He was better. Much better, as he completely shut down Ruiz in a dominating tac…

Jets rule out ill Bell vs. Dolphins on Sunday

The New York Jets’ disappointing season took another bad turn Saturday, as they ruled out running back Le’Veon Bell for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Bell became ill this week, the team said, and he didn’t practice Thursday and Friday, when he wa…

Burrow sets SEC single-season TD pass record

ATLANTA — LSU quarterback Joe Burrow set an SEC single-season record with his 45th touchdown pass, throwing a 23-yard strike in the first quarter of the SEC championship game against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. The record-setting touchdown throw went …

Stenson fends off Tiger, Rahm to win Hero World

NASSAU, Bahamas — Winless in more than two years, Henrik Stenson found himself in the middle of a wild chase to the finish Saturday with Tiger Woods and the elite in golf all around him. Five players had a chance to win in the final hour. Four had at least …

Man City, police probe racial incident in derby

Manchester City said they were investigating a fan for alleged “racial gestures” made during Saturday’s 2-1 derby defeat to Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. Television images circulating on social media showed a City fan making a gesture in front of …

Baylor QB Brewer ruled out after helmet hits turf

ARLINGTON, Texas — Baylor starting quarterback Charlie Brewer left the Big 12 championship game against the Oklahoma Sooners in the first half Saturday and will not return, coach Matt Rhule said. Brewer’s helmet hit the turf on a sack by Oklahoma’s Kenneth …