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Mangini backs off remarks about Lions' injuries

Browns coach Eric Mangini says he was frustrated at losing when he suggested the Detroit Lions faked injuries in Sunday's game. Mangini had suggested Lions defensive players faked that they were hurt to slow down Cleveland's no-huddle offense in Det

Former Irish QB Quinn backs embattled Weis

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brady Quinn says Notre Dame would be making a mistake if it fires coach Charlie Weis. Quinn, who played two seasons for Weis with the Fighting Irish, believes it would be a "horrible decision" if the school makes a coach

Oklahoma State has fought its way back

Between injuries, upsets and Deion, Oklahoma State's season was over.

Week 12 Cheat Sheet: NFL picks and predictions

In his weekly NFL Cheat Sheet, Peter Schrager asks the question: What happened to that rockin' Broncos bandwagon?

NFL Truths: Don't get too excited about Young yet

There's a lot of Young love after the Titans' latest win.

Chargers OL Runyan to run for Congress in N.J.

NFL player Jon Runyan says he'll retire at the end of the season and launch a campaign for Congress in New Jersey's 3rd District. The 35-year-old offensive lineman was signed Tuesday to play the remainder of the season with the San Diego Chargers.

Republicans considering ideological purity test for candidates

WASHINGTON - Ten members of the Republican National Committee are proposing a resolution demanding candidates embrace at least eight of 10 conservative principles if they hope to receive financial support and an off

Irish AD Swarbrick nixes Weis' recruiting trip

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says Charlie Weis will return with the football team after the Stanford game instead of staying on the West Coast to recruit. Swarbrick made the comments Tuesday during a taping of his radio show for WLS R