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  • Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway speaks during an NFL football news conference at the Denver Broncos' headquarters Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Englewood, Colo., where he was named the team's executive vice president of football operations. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski)

    Broncos focus on NFL as Harbaugh stays in Bay Area

    John Elway hasn't even interviewed his first head coaching candidate and already the Denver Broncos' new football boss is 0 for 2.


  • Devils not rebuilding, GM says

    Although he traded his captain, Jamie Langenbrunner, to the Dallas Stars for a conditional second-round draft pick on Friday, New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello dismissed talk that the last-place team is in a rebuilding phase.


  • Falcons' RB Turner not concerned about fumbles

    Having showered and dressed after practice, Michael Turner is heading for a weekend off Friday when Roddy White nails his Atlanta Falcons teammate with a cupcake to the side of the face.


  • Former Bengals coach Bill "Tiger" Johnson dies

    Bill "Tiger" Johnson, former head coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, died at his home in Fort Myers, Fla., after a long illness, the team announced on Friday. He was 84.


  • Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh is lifted by players after Stanford's 40-12 victory over Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Jim Harbaugh hired as coach of 49ers

    All week, Jim Harbaugh had a good feeling about making the jump to the NFL and joining the San Francisco 49ers _ just the way mentor and late Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh did more than 30 years ago.


  • Team Russia's Danil Sobchenko, center, and teammates carry their bags to Buffalo Niagara International Airport  in Cheektowaga, N.Y., Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. One day after being removed from their flight, Russia's junior hockey team arrived at Buffalo Niagara International Airport just after 7 a.m. Friday in a jovial mood and eager to return home. About 30 members of the Russian contingent were asked to get off a Delta Air Lines flight for being unruly Thursday morning after winning the World Junior Hockey Championships the night before and taking their celebration into overtime. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

    Russia's juniors set to take off without incident

    Russia's junior hockey team arrived at Buffalo Niagara International Airport with a police escort, and prepared to depart with a sobering message following an over-exuberant, headline-grabbing, extended stay.


  • Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh is lifted by players after Stanford's 40-12 victory over Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Harbaugh hired as coach of 49ers

    Jim Harbaugh is the new coach of the San Francisco 49ers.


  • Adu on trial with Ingolstadt

    Former U.S. national team player Freddy Adu is on trial with the German second-division club Ingolstadt.


  • NCAA: Texas Tech broke recruiting rules

    The NCAA put Texas Tech on two years of probation Friday for a series of recruiting violations, saying 16 coaches or assistants sent nearly 1,000 impermissible text messages to football, softball and golf prospects.


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