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Trail Blazers C Joel Przybilla out for season after surgery
Trail Blazers center Joel Przybilla is out for the season after undergoing surgery to repair a ruptured right patella tendon.
Florida State Seminoles coach Bobby Bowden's old players get tickets to Gator Bowl
Gator Bowl officials are making sure Bobby Bowden's former Florida State players have the chance to see his final game.
Report: NBA investigating Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas for gun possession
The NBA and Washington Wizards are reportedly investigating whether Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas was in the alleged possession of a firearm.
Vancouver Olympics: Alex Ovechkin to lead Russia's attack in Vancouver
Alexander Ovechkin will lead world champions Russia in the 2010 Olympic ice hockey tournament after being named to the 23-man squad on Friday.
Philadelphia Eagles' Brian Westbrook expected to return after five weeks
Eagles running back Brian Westbrook has completed a full week of practice and is expected play against Denver on Sunday after missing five weeks with a concussion.
Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy wants to end games on Christmas
Stan Van Gundy has a request for the NBA: no more games on Christmas.
Safety Tim Dandridge has been dismissed from the team, Minnesota Golden Gophers coach Tim Brewster said
Minnesota football coach Tim Brewster said defensive back Tim Dandridge has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules and policies.
George Michael, of 'Sports Machine' fame, dies
George Michael, a veteran Washington sportscaster who gained national recognition with his syndicated "The George Michael Sports Machine" highlights show, died of cancer Thursday. He was 70.
Celtics' Paul Pierce out after arthroscopic work on knee
Pierce sidelined after arthroscopic procedure on knee
SMU dominates Nevada in return to postseason
Freshman Kyle Padron threw for an SMU-record 460 yards, leading the Mustangs to a 45-10 victory over Nevada in the Hawaii Bowl on Thursday night.
Giants running back Brandon Jacobs fined $7,500, Redskins tackle Albert Haynesworth $10K for fight
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs was fined $7,500 and Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth $10,000 for their altercation in the Giants' win over Washington on Monday.
Matt Ryan misses practice, likely will start vs. Buffalo Bills
Falcons QB Matt Ryan doesn't believe his limited participation in practice this week will affect whether he starts Sunday against Buffalo.
Source: Jason Bay still a long shot to rejoin Boston Red Sox
Despite a report, a source indicated Jason Bay is still a long shot to return to the Red Sox.
Oakland Athletics, Justin Duchscherer agree to deal, source says
Free-agent pitcher Justin Duchscherer has agreed in principle to a one-year, guaranteed major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
Raiders FB Luke Lawton banned for violating NFL's drug policy
Oakland Raiders fullback Luke Lawton has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's drug policy.
Carolina Panthers put Jake Delhomme on IR
The Carolina Panthers placed Jake Delhomme on injured reserve Thursday after the injured quarterback struggled to throw the ball in practice this week and developed swelling in a finger, a team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
New Orleans Saints hire just-cut John Carney as kicking consultant
Two days after waiving veteran kicker John Carney, the Saints have brought him back as a kicking consultant.
The NBA likely won't rule on Dallas Mavericks protest until early 2010
Don't expect a ruling on Mavs' protest of recent loss to Rockets before early 2010.
USC Trojans' Joe McKnight cleared to practice with team
USC running back Joe McKnight has been cleared to rejoin the Trojans and practice Thursday in preparation for Saturday's Emerald Bowl, coach Pete Carroll said.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol signs 3-year contract extension
Pau Gasol has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers, and he's hoping Kobe Bryant follows his lead.