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Report: Tigers, Verlander OK huge deal

Pitcher Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to an $80 million, five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Ravens owner: Many clubs struggling

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Wednesday that several NFL owners are facing a financial shortfall that could create "long-term problems for the league" and ultimately result in a lockout.

Top football recruit decides on school

No. 1 football recruit finally picks his school

Mayweather-Mosley bout official

Floyd Mayweather Jr. made it official by signing a contract to fight Shane Mosley on May 1 in a welterweight bout.

Blue Jackets fire head coach

The struggling Columbus Blue Jackets fired Ken Hitchcock, a year after the club made the postseason for the first time in history.

Tiger Woods set to make return in upcoming tournament

UNDATED - Tiger Woods could be out of sex rehab and back on the links in two weeks, an Australian newspaper reported Wednesday.

us soccer star someone blew up my car

us soccer star someone blew up my car

Brown demands to be sworn in earlier than planned

BOSTON – Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown changed course and demanded he be sworn in to replace the late Sen. Edward M.