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Serena, Venus not on U.S. Fed Cup roster

Serena and Venus Williams will not play in the Feb.

Mickelson to skip Match Play for family vacation

Phil Mickelson is skipping the Match Play Championship next month in Arizona while he takes his kids on a vacation that was postponed because of his wife's cancer treatment.

Iran's leader predicts Israel's destruction

TEHRAN - Iran's supreme leader predicted the destruction of Israel in comments posted on his Web site on Wednesday, in some of his strongest remarks in years about the Jewish state.

Arenas, Crittenton suspended for rest of season

NBA commissioner David Stern has suspended Washington Wizards guards Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton for the remainder of the season for having guns in the locker room.

Arenas to meet with NBA commish over gun incident

NBA commissioner David Stern planned to meet with Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas on Wednesday and an announcement on the full length of Arenas' indefinite suspension could follow.

Dying news media looks to Apple tablet for hope, release today

Struggling US newspapers and magazines may seek Internet Age resurrection in a so-called "Jesus tablet" — a computer expected to grab the spotlight Wednesday at a much anticipated Apple event here.

McDonald's worker fired over slice of cheese

The dismissal was too severe a measure," the district court in Leeuwarden, in the north of the Netherlands, said in a written judgment."It is just a slice of cheese."

LIVE: Follow Day 3 of Senior Bowl practice

We're talking about practice, but the NFL is watching. Get the latest gossip from the Senior Bowl.