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Back to Cleveland? Wizards buy out, waive Ilgauskas

The Washington Wizards bought out the contract of center Zydrunas Ilgauskas and waived him, the team announced on Thursday. <

Surprise winner in women's GS; Mancuso finishes 8th

Unheralded Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany has taken a surprise victory in the Olympic giant slalom, with the first-run leaders slowed by dense fog.

'Explicit' category rumoured to be coming to App Store

Apple is thought to be considering introducing a new category to its App Store, as the row over 'overtly sexual' apps rumbles on.

PETA searching for advertiser for new Tiger billboard

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is searching for an advertiser for a new billboard they've developed, using Woods' recent troubles to send a message about controlling the pet population.

Banks apply pressure to keep fees rolling In

For many households trying to improve their finances, tossing out pitches from the bank has become almost automatic.

Dirk, Mavericks top Kobe, Lakers

While most of the focus in recent days was on the newest members of the team, it was two of the longest-tenured Dallas Mavericks who carried them in the clutch against the defending champs.

Extreme skier Johnson dies after fall

A professional extreme skier who competed in the Winter X Games died Wednesday after he fell and hit his head on a rock outcropping while taking a run down a steep chute at California's Squaw Valley.