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Ex-NBA referee Donaghy released from jail

Disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy was a free man Wednesday after serving most of a 15-month sentence in a gambling scandal. Pat Berdan, a consultant working with Donaghy, said he was released from Hernando County Jail in Florida, where he had

Lunch with Benefits: The College Experiment

Josh Wolf always brings the humor on The College Experiment, but Petros Papadakis steals the show with his Charlie Weis rant.

Dodgers starter Padilla hurt in shooting mishap

Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla was treated for a minor self-inflicted gunshot wound in his right leg at a hospital in his native Nicaragua on Tuesday, his agent Adam Katz said, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Chiefs' starting safety Page out for season

Jarrad Page, a three-year starter at free safety, has been placed on injured reserve by the Kansas City Chiefs. Page was not at practice on Monday and coach Todd Haley said he had been injured during practice last Thursday.

Not all injury absences are created equal

Injuries have sidelined many stars, but not all have been disastrous.

Preseason College Basketball Power Rankings

The start of a new season means a new top 25. Find out which of these teams is No.

Sheriff: Players likely didn't see pond they drive into

Three college softball players found dead after their sport utility vehicle went into a pond on a North Dakota farm during a stargazing trip likely drove straight into the water in the dark, authorities said Wednesday. Stark County Sheriff Clarence