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Phils beat Astros, clinch 3rd straight NL East title
Kyle Kendrick pitched three scoreless innings in relief of Pedro Martinez and the Phillies beat the Astros 10-3 to clinch their third straight NL East crown.
Judge denies dismissal of Ben Roethlisberger civil suit
A Nevada judge has denied motions by lawyers for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to dismiss a civil lawsuit filed by a Lake Tahoe casino worker who alleges he raped her in his penthouse suite in 2008.
NBA dunks tweeting, social media during games
The NBA has banned electronic communications and social media sites during games.
Bankruptcy judge rejects both bids to buy Phoenix Coyotes
A bankruptcy judge has rejected both bids to buy the Phoenix Coyotes.
Delonte West absent from Cleveland Cavaliers for second straight day
Delonte West was absent from the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second straight day on Wednesday while he deals with personal issues. The team confirmed the absence as unexcused.
Cleveland Browns turn to Derek Anderson as starting QB
Derek Anderson will start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday against Cincinnati.
Ahmad Bradshaw of New York Giants wearing protective boot
Giants backup halfback Ahmad Bradshaw went to practice wearing a boot on his right foot Wednesday.
Tsunami in American Samoa has NFL players scrambling to reach relatives
Jonathan Fanene and two other Cincinnati Bengals players with rootes in American Samoa spent a tense night Tuesday trying to track down family and friends in their homeland, parts of which were devastated by a tsunami.
Binghamton Bearcats AD Joel Thirer resigns after player dismissals
Binghamton's athletic director is resigning following the dismissal of six basketball players last week.
Sam Bradford of Oklahoma Sooners more active in practice; decision on Miami game not yet made
Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford has been increasing his activity in practice, but a decison on whether he will start at Miami has yet to be made, coach Bob Stoops said Wednesday.
Carolina Panthers stick with Jake Delhomme as QB
Jake Delhomme may have two touchdown passes and seven interceptions, but he'll remain winless Carolina's starting quarterback.
Michelle Obama arrives in Copenhagen as lobbying for 2016 Summer Games begins
First lady Michelle Obama arrived in Copenhagen on Wednesday to lend her support to Chicago's effort to win the 2016 Olympics.
Mats Sundin of Vancouver Canucks retiring after 20 years in NHL
Mats Sundin is retiring from hockey after nearly 20 seasons in the NHL.
Mercury tip Fever in OT, take Game 1 of Finals
Cappie Pondexter missed a game-winning tip-in at the fourth-quarter buzzer then scored seven of her 23 points in overtime to help the Phoenix Mercury escape with a 120-116 victory over the Indiana Fever Tuesday night in a wild opener of the WNBA Finals.
Twins 2 games back of Tigers after twinbill split
Justin Verlander kept the Detroit Tigers on top in the AL Central, pitching eight innings in a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night that salvaged a split of their critical doubleheader.
Rockies add to wild-card lead with win in 11th
Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer off David Weathers in the 11th inning to give the Rockies a 7-5 victory over the Brewers on Tuesday night.
Stafon Johnson of USC Trojans awake, able to communicate after emergency throat surgery
USC Trojans tailback Stafon Johnson is awake and communicating via writing and hand signals less than a day after emergency surgery to repair throat injuries from a weightlifting accident, according to a doctor at the hospital where he is being treated.
NBA to teams: Replacement refs to start season
The NBA has told teams that they will start the season with replacement referees.
Cleveland Cavaliers' Delonte West misses team's first practices
Troubled Cavaliers guard Delonte West did not show up for Cleveland's first practices to attend to a personal matter.
Florida Gators trainers say Tim Tebow's concussion Saturday was his first
Florida trainers have determined that the concussion quarterback Tim Tebow sustained Saturday night at Kentucky was the first of his career.