- ‘Gay Jeans’ that fade into rainbow-colored denim created
- Divided court strikes down big porn award
- Jimmy Carter: Don’t hurt Russian people with sanctions
- Oldest ex-MLB player dies in Cuba, 2 days shy of 103rd birthday
- ‘Top Gun’ for drones: Squadrons of carrier-based killers have Navy’s approval
- Bill Clinton to endorse Charlie Rangel for re-election
- Pfc. Bradley Manning is now Pfc. Chelsea Manning: Court says so
- Secret base U.S. special forces used to train Libyans now under terrorist control: report
- 9th suspect in N.C. kidnapping turns self in to FBI
- L.A. sheriff admits to testing flyover spy program without notifying residents
Big East schools give go-ahead for 12 teams
NEW YORK — Big East schools have authorized the conference to add enough members to have 12 teams for football.
The schools' presidents and chancellors Monday gave the go-ahead Monday for the conference to "engage in formal discussions" with other schools to establish to a 12-team football league.
TCU was supposed to join the conference but has accepted an invitation to join the Big 12. TCU will pay the Big East a $5 million exit fee.
Syracuse and Pittsburgh are leaving for the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Big East would be down to six football schools without TCU: West Virginia, Louisville, Cincinnati, South Florida, Rutgers and Connecticut.
Meanwhile, TCU's move could provide some much-needed stability to the Big 12, which lost Nebraska (Big Ten) and Colorado (Pac-12) over the summer and will lose Texas A&M to the Southeastern Conference next year. Missouri also is exploring a move to the SEC.
Achilles tendon surgery sidelines Indiana's Creek
BLOOMINGTON, IND. — Indiana guard Maurice Creek has had surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, his third significant injury in three years with the Hoosiers. It's not clear how long Creek will be out.
Creek injured his left leg away from the basketball court. Creek missed most of his freshman season with a broken left kneecap. In January, he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right kneecap and did not play again. Creek has played in 30 games at Indiana, averaging 11.5 points.
U.S. coach Klinsmann touts longer MLS season
HARRISON, N.J. — New U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Major League Soccer must have a longer season to become competitive.
Speaking ahead of Tuesday night's exhibition against Ecuador, the former German national team star says MLS players do not get enough games in their season, which lasts from mid-March until late November, including the playoffs. European seasons run from mid-August until mid-May.
Autopsy inconclusive in Chicago Marathon death
CHICAGO — Initial autopsy results were inconclusive in the death of a North Carolina firefighter who died after collapsing 500 yards from the finish line of the Chicago Marathon.
William Caviness, 35, of Greensboro, was an avid runner who was competing in the marathon to raise money for the International Association of Fire Fighters Burn Foundation, which helps burn victims.
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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
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