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Injured Kobe unlikely to play vs. red-hot Jazz

Lakers coach Phil Jackson says he's not expecting Kobe Bryant to play Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz.

Braun, Knicks' fifth all-time leading scorer, dies

Carl Braun, who played in five consecutive All-Star games as a member of the New York Knicks, died Wednesday of natural causes.

No. 2 Orange holds off Huskies

Wes Johnson and Kris Joseph combined to make six straight free throws in the final 33 seconds, and No.

Danica trouble-free in 1st Nationwide practice

Danica Patrick has taken the next step in her stock car racing education, staying out of trouble and learning as much as she can in her first NASCAR Nationwide series practice at Daytona International Speedway.

Haiti judge to free U.S. missionaries in kidnap case

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A Haitian judge has decided to release 10 U.S.

Bonds for Mets' Citi Field lowered to 'junk' status

Citi Field's bonds have been lowered to junk status by Standard & Poors and Moody's Investors Service because the company that insures the reserve fund for many of them is having financial troubles.