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Capitals' Ovechkin could be sidelined 2 weeks

The coach of the Washington Capitals says he hopes Alex Ovechkin won't be sidelined more than two weeks with an upper-body strain. Coach Bruce Boudreau spoke after Tuesday's practice.

Schein 9: These aren't same, old Texans

He's drinking the Houston Kool-Aid, and Adam Schein says you should have a sip too, because it tastes like the Texans are for real.

Glazer: Sources say Browns fire GM Kokinis

George Kokinis is out as general manager of the Cleveland Browns.

Mangini won't discuss Browns' GM's departure

Browns coach Eric Mangini is not offering any details about the team's unexplained dismissal of his friend, general manager George Kokinis. Mangini says the team's decision to move ahead without Kokinis was "difficult, both professionally and person

Glimpse into battle over GOP's future

UNDATED — Governor’s races today in Virginia and New Jersey have been anticipated as barometers of next year’s midterm congressional elections. A U.S. House race in upstate New York may prove more meaningful.

Power Rankings: Celtics back on top

Injuries derailed their repeat bid, but a healthy Celtics team finds itself right back at No.

Ten most disappointing teams of 2009

Ole Miss was once No. 4 and Jevan Snead was being compared to Tim Tebow.

Bomb Disposal Hero Killed Days Before Afghan Leave

A British Army explosives specialist who became a legend by risking his life to defuse more than 60 Taliban roadside bombs was killed in Afghanistan during his final mission before he took leave, the Times of London reported Tuesday.

Title hopes not so bright for Yanks after Game 5

There was no bubbly in Philly for the Yanks after Game 5. Bob Klapisch says N.Y.