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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.

NFL hopes to start testing for HGH

The NFL hopes to start testing players for human growth hormone, following a test that led to the suspension of a British rugby player.

Irish stun No. 12 Panthers as 'Gody sits

Notre Dame slowed it down against No. 12 Pittsburgh and turned the game into a runaway.

All teachers fired at underperforming school in Rhode Island

CENTRAL FALLS, Rhode Island — The blue-and-white banner exclaiming "anticipation" on the front of Central Falls High School seems like a cruel joke for an institution so chronically troubled that its leaders decid

2nd run of women's giant slalom postponed

The second run of the Olympic women's giant slalom was postponed Wednesday due to dense fog and rescheduled for Thursday.