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Panthers placing Patric Hornqvist on LTIR as challenging season continues

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 5:31A David Dwork
The Florida Panthers are having a rough western road trip. It began without captain Sasha Barkov, who remained in South Florida while dealing with a non-COVID illness over fears that it may spread to other members of the team if he traveled....

Preseason No. 1 North Carolina drops out of AP Top 25

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 5:02A Aaron Beard, Associated Press
Houston and Texas remain firmly entrenched atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll, while preseason No. 1 North Carolina has dropped out entirely after a fourth straight loss. The Cougars earned 37 of 62 first-place votes in...

Japan and Croatia tied 1-1, going to penalties at World Cup

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 4:52A Associated Press
The World Cup match between Japan and Croatia in the round of 16 has gone to a penalty shootout with the teams tied at 1-1 after extra time. ___ AP World Cup coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/world-cup and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Panthers waive struggling QB Mayfield, a former No. 1 pick

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 4:50A Steve Reed, Associated Press
The Carolina Panthers waived struggling quarterback Baker Mayfield on Monday after the 2018 No. 1 draft pick asked for his release. Mayfield would be subject to waivers and become a free agent if he goes unclaimed. The move does not come as a...

Nick Bollettieri, coach to many tennis stars, dead at age 91

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 2:51A Howard Fendrich And Steven Wine,
Nick Bollettieri, the Hall of Fame tennis coach who worked with some of the sport’s biggest stars, including Andre Agassi and Monica Seles, and founded an academy that revolutionized the development of young athletes, has died. He was 91....

Cincinnati hires Louisville's Satterfield as football coach

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 2:39A Gary B. Graves, Associated Press
Cincinnati has tweeted that it has hired Louisville's Scott Satterfield to be its next coach. Louisville was 7-5 this season under Satterfield and earned a berth in the Fenway Bowl, where coincidentally it will face Cincinnati. He replaces Luke...

With 99 points in 2 games, Lakers' Anthony Davis on big roll

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 2:23A Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Anthony Davis is healthy. His numbers have never been healthier. And, not coincidentally, the Los Angeles Lakers are playing like the team they expected to be. With 99 points in his last two games — his most ever in a span of two regular-season...

Image of Pelé shines bright for Brazilian fans at World Cup

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 1:41A Tales Azzoni, Associated Press
The image of a young Pelé celebrating goals and lifting trophies with Brazil’s national team appeared brightly on the shirts, flags and banners of Brazilian fans gathering before the Seleçao’s World Cup match against South Korea on Monday. The...

MONDAY HUDDLE: Jaguars’ defense rests in ugly loss to Detroit

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/5 12:37A Keith Dunlap
Huddle up! Here’s a look back at this weekend on the gridiron, with three key takeaways from the state’s football scene -- and a glimpse at what’s to come next week. Jaguars get hammered in Detroit, draft talk officially begins The Jacksonville...

Mbappé is bringing soccer to a new dimension at World Cup

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/4 11:01P Andrew Dampf, Associated Press
Cristiano Ronaldo's precision. Lionel Messi's vision. The speed and power of the original Ronaldo — the one from Brazil. Kylian Mbappé is elevating his performance to a new dimension at the World Cup . As Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo play what...

QBE Shootout to be mixed-team event for PGA and LPGA tours

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/4 4:54P Doug Ferguson, Associated Press
Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson are representing the LPGA Tour this week in the QBE Shootout. Next year, they will have plenty of company. The QBE Shootout will become a mixed-team event starting in 2023, returning such a format to the schedule for...

Cowboys score 33 in 4th quarter, rout Colts 54-19

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/4 4:53P Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press
Malik Hooker returned a fumble 38 yards for a touchdown against his former team during a 33-point fourth quarter for Dallas, propelling the Cowboys to a 54-19 rout of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night. Dallas led 21-19 entering the fourth...

US college hoops game clashes with World Cup fever in London

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/4 3:12P Ken Maguire, Associated Press
Kentucky and Michigan finally played their London game, but organizers aren’t exactly running a fast break to get back to the British capital. The Basketball Hall of Fame London Showcase was delayed because of the coronavirus, and Sunday's game...

Pelé's family: COVID caused infection, death not imminent

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/4 2:56P Mauricio Savarese, Associated Pr
Two daughters and one grandson of Brazilian soccer great Pelé said the three-time World Cup winner has been hospitalized since Tuesday to treat a respiratory infection aggravated by COVID-19. They added that the 82-year-old is under no imminent...

Davis scores 55 points, leads Lakers over Wizards 130-119

WPLG Local 10 News (Sports) 12/4 1:38P Associated Press
Anthony Davis dazzled so much, he heard fans chanting “MVP!” And that came while playing on the road. Davis scored 55 points on sizzling 22-of-30 shooting and added 17 rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Lakers over the Washington Wizards 130-119...
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