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Former Kennedy seat surpisingly up for grabs

The policy differences between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Scott Brown were as clear during last night’s debate as they have been throughout this short special-election campaign.

Packers' Woodson voted top defensive player

Green Bay cornerback Charles Woodson has won The Associated Press 2009 NFL Defensive Player of the Year award.

Del Rio meets with Jags owner amid reports he's USC bound

Jack Del Rio meets with Jags owner amid reports he has offer to be USC's next head coach.

McGwire's confession falls short

Despite steroid confession, Mark McGwire is still living in denial.

Video: Carroll's farewell to USC

In his farewell press conference at USC, Pete Carroll said he just couldn't pass up the Seattle Seahawks job offer. 

Alabama LB McClain announces he'll enter NFL draft

Alabama All-America linebacker Rolando McClain is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft.

Report: Astros owner mulling offer for team

Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane is considering an offer to sell the team, a television station reported.

Hawks beat Celtics for third time

Three quick technical fouls by the Boston coaching staff added up to a third straight victory for Atlanta over the Celtics. <

Lawmaker wants to look into false claim about Tiger

A Florida lawmaker is calling for an investigation into who phoned a hot line claiming Tiger Woods' children were being abused.

New Jersey assembly approves medical marijuana

The New Jersey Assembly approved a measure on Monday that would make the state the first in the region and the 14th in the nation to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons.