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Report: Gators lose top recruit to Florida State

It looks as if the uncertainty surrounding the Florida Gators has affected its recruiting.

Lowell, still with Red Sox, has surgery on thumb

Mike Lowell is expected to be ready for spring training after having surgery Wednesday on a thumb injury that derailed his trade from the Boston Red Sox to the Texas Rangers.

Holyfield, 47, to fight for heavyweight belt

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield will challenge Francois Botha for the lightly regarded WBF title in Uganda on Jan. 16.

Tyson won't face charges in airport scuffle with paparazzi

Mike Tyson and a photographer won't face charges after their scuffle at Los Angeles International Airport, city prosecutors said Thursday.

Meyer wanted to hide health issues

Florida coach Urban Meyer says he tried to cover up the reason for his hospital visit following the Southeastern Conference championship game because he didn't want to alarm his family or football team.

live stanford oklahoma sun bowl

The combination of Landry Jones and Ryan Broyles was almost unstoppable for Oklahoma.

Sources: Cubs sign CF Byrd for three years, $15M

The Cubs have signed free agent Marlon Byrd to a three-year, $15 million contract Thursday, according to major-league sources.