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Assistant Sports Editor, East Region — Associated Press
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@AP assistant sports editor for 10 eastern US states. Fantasy Plays/@AP_NFL. Let's talk any news, past lives (HI, Vegas, NE, CA). ogarcia@ap.org | 215.446.6632

Oskar Garcia's Biography

I'm AP's assistant sports editor for sports in the eastern region, leading a team of a dozen reporters in 10 states. If it's got sports involved in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New Jersey or Massachusetts, I'm your dude.

Previous gigs with the AP include Hawaii, Las Vegas and Omaha, Neb. I started my career as an AP intern in ...

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Moments after Super Bowl ends, 2017 Super Bowl odds

pro32.ap.org — Home " Moments after Super Bowl ends, 2017 Super Bowl odds (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Denver is just minutes into celebrating its first championship, and Las Vegas sports books are taking action on the next Super Bowl. 2017 lines are out, and the New England Patriots are the 9/1 favorite followed by the Carolina Panthers at 10/1.
Feb 07, 2016

Vegas out quickly with odds on 2017 Super Bowl: New England favorite at 9-1. CAR 10-1, DEN 18-1. pro32.ap.org/article/moment…

FREEZE FRAME: Best of the first half

pro32.ap.org — Home " FREEZE FRAME: Best of the first half (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Super Bowl 50 is turning into a defensive battle. Here are some of the best AP images taken by photographers all over the field during the first half: (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (AP Photo/Matt York)

NCAA referees evaluation form

scribd.com — Since the first jump ball of the season rose from their hands, the 1,000 or so referees who work men's Division I college basketball games have been trying to turn heads and earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Like the teams they officiate, the refs are being judged and graded to see if they're worthy of March Madness.

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: Favorites (and SEC) rule bowl season

collegefootball.ap.org — Alabama's Derrick Henry gives a Heisman pose after rushing for a touchdown during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Don't ask Alabama bettors who failed to cash in on the national title, but the SEC won when it was supposed to this bowl season.
Jan 12, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: SEC tops conferences with 9 bowl Ws. Alabama didn't cover v Clemson, but SEC won 9 as faves. apne.ws/1ZYKnH8 pic.twitter.com/TA1TlrjFzO

Jan 12, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: SEC tops conferences with 9 bowl Ws. Alabama didn't cover v Clemson, but SEC won 9 as faves. apne.ws/1ZYKnH8 pic.twitter.com/TA1TlrjFzO

Jan 12, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: SEC tops conferences with 9 bowl Ws. Alabama didn't cover v Clemson, but SEC won 9 as faves. apne.ws/1ZYKnH8 pic.twitter.com/TA1TlrjFzO

FREEZE FRAME: Championship moments

collegefootball.ap.org — Alabama's Derrick Henry, left, and O.J. Howard celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. Alabama won 45-40. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: SEC tops Pac-12 in bowl wins

collegefootball.ap.org — Georgia tight end Jeb Blazevich dives for extra yardage against Penn State cornerback John Reid during first half of the TaxSlayer Bowl NCAA college football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) The SEC came into bowl season as a clear favorite for conference bragging rights.
Jan 03, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: At 8-2 with Alabama playing for title, SEC has conference bowl bragging rights. Scoreboard: apne.ws/1P9xySF pic.twitter.com/pgUzQYnoFR

Jan 03, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: At 8-2 with Alabama playing for title, SEC has conference bowl bragging rights. Scoreboard: apne.ws/1P9xySF pic.twitter.com/pgUzQYnoFR

Carly Fiorina, Stanford grad, roots for Iowa in Rose Bowl

collegefootball.ap.org — Carly Fiorina responds to debate moderator Wolf Blitzer during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) It's a pickle for every politician: What do you do when your natural rooting interests go against a large group of people you're trying to impress?

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: 10 games left

collegefootball.ap.org — Home " CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD: 10 games left (AP Photo/LM Otero) With 10 bowls left, here comes the SEC. On the line: Conference bragging rights, what else? In the 31 bowls played before the start of 2016, the Pac-12 had the most wins with five, with three games left to play.
Jan 01, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: Conference scoreboard time! At today's start: Pac-12 5-2, SEC 4-1, Big Ten 3-2, ACC 4-5. apne.ws/1JjUmm5 pic.twitter.com/hBY4B2nkxS

Jan 01, 2016

RT @AP_Top25: Conference scoreboard time! At today's start: Pac-12 5-2, SEC 4-1, Big Ten 3-2, ACC 4-5. apne.ws/1JjUmm5 pic.twitter.com/hBY4B2nkxS

Quick fantasy plays as playoffs hit

Dec 13, 2015

RT @AP_NFL: Philip Rivers playing despite flu, but missing weapons. Mathews playing and could hurt DeMarco Murray. Quick plays: apne.ws/1NXHi1u

Fantasy takes hit in NY, but DraftKings, FanDuel get stay

thepublicopinion.com — NEW YORK (AP) - Daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel took a hit Friday in their fight to stay in business in New York, but a scramble to an appeals court kept DraftKings in play at least through the end of the NFL regular season.
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Feb 13, 2016

RT @AP_Sports: TNT's Craig Sager returns to All-Star coverage after missing last year. 'It's going to be extra special for me.' apne.ws/1PTUCJH

Feb 12, 2016

Despite Mejia's lifetime ban, commish or arbitrator could let him back into baseball as early as 2018. apne.ws/1QxffHK

Feb 12, 2016

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia is first MLB player to get lifetime ban under baseball's drug agreement. Third fail. bigstory.ap.org/article/0d54cc…

Feb 12, 2016

APNewsAlert: NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia permanently banned by Major League Baseball after third positive drug test.

Feb 12, 2016

For those interested in process, @kmattio has interesting Periscope going now of NCAA #MockSelection for tourney: periscope.tv/w/1djxXzbRqPOGZ

Feb 12, 2016

RT @kmattio: Want to see how the NCAA committee chooses where each team goes? Tune in. twitter.com/kmattio/status…

Feb 12, 2016

Loved conversations with casino folks about the distinction. Spirited disagreements. :) twitter.com/APStylebook/st…

Feb 10, 2016

APNewsAlert: WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: U.S. Department of Justice expected to announce civil rights suit against Ferguson.

Feb 10, 2016

APNewsAlert: WASHINGTON (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina ends her bid for the Republican nomination for president .


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