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Wizards owner Pollin dies at 85

Washington Wizards owner Abe Pollin has died. He was 85. His death was announced by his company, Washington Sports & Entertainment.

Ten reasons this season has stunk

And the NCAA's got no alibi. Rivalry game duds. A dull Heisman race. Bad officiating.

Pujols' third MVP season could be his finest

Albert Pujols is the NL MVP for the third time.

Hasenmayer: Updated NFL power rankings

The Saints, Colts and Vikes have ruled this year, but Adrian Hasenmayer has the Pats entering the fray in this week's Power Rankings.

Big Ben likely to start Sunday despite concussion

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a concussion, but is expected to play at Baltimore as long as he continues to pass the daily tests given to players who have sustained the injury. Coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that he plans to go into

Pujols wins 2nd straight MVP in unanimous vote

Albert Pujols is the unanimous winner of the National League MVP award, becoming the first player to repeat since Barry Bonds won four in a row from 2001-04. Pujols received all 32 first-place votes and 448 points in balloting announced Tuesday by t