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  • NHL gave clubs 2-day window to talk to players

    While negotiators for the NHL and union kept conversations to a minimum, club officials had a brief window last week to discuss the league's latest proposal with its locked-out players.

  • Goodell: NFL could drop Pro Bowl

    The NFL will consider dropping the Pro Bowl if the level of play doesn't improve, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday night.

  • Berto insists he's clean, eyes Guerrero bout

    Andre Berto's thick hands drum out a rhythm on the table, and his words accelerate slightly as he proclaims his innocence. Even after a failed doping test earlier this year, the former welterweight champion insists he has always been a clean fighter.

  • Redskins' RG3 reflects on early accomplishments

    Robert Griffin III sat on a sofa, working the controls of a new video game, the always-present dog tags and fiance's high school ring dangling from his neck. His speech is flush with self-confidence. He is fully aware of what he's done and what he means to the Washington Redskins, just seven games into his career.

  • Buster Posey leads Giants back to World Series

    On a team known for stellar pitching, bushy beards and quirky personalities, the unquestioned leader of the San Francisco Giants is their understated catcher, Buster Posey.

  • ** FILE ** Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson (13) is brought down by Minnesota Vikings cornerbacks Josh Robinson (21) and Antoine Winfield (26) in the 1st half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Lions' Nate Burleson breaks leg

    Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson will miss the rest of the season after breaking his right leg during Monday night's 13-7 loss to the Chicago Bears.

  • Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama react to moderator Bob Schieffer during the third presidential debate at Lynn University, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in Boca Raton, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Fox News sets viewership record with 3rd debate

    The third debate between President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney stands as the most-watched telecast ever on Fox News Channel.

  • Donald Fehr, left, executive director of the NHL players' association, talks to reporters as he stands in front of players, including Sidney Crosby, center, following collective bargaining talks between the NHLPA and the NHL in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

    NHL lockout 2012: League gave clubs 2-day window to talk to players

    The NHL gave its owners and general managers a 48-hour window last week to discuss the league's latest contract offer with locked-out players.

  • Giants' Scutaro takes long journey to NLCS MVP

    Fans labeled Marco Scutaro a super-sub in Oakland for all his fill-in roles. Others called him a Colorado castoff in July, and his new San Francisco Giants teammates nicknamed him "Blockbuster" for the often overlooked trade-deadline move.

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