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McGwire apologizes again for steroids, hopes issue will subside

Mark McGwire's first day on the job ended with another apology for using steroids.

McGwire refuses to take questions at spring training

Mark McGwire has made his first appearance at spring training.

Lysacek 2nd after men's short program

Game on, guys. Reigning Olympic champion Evgeni Plushenko posted a monster 90.85 points early in the men's short program Tuesday night, daring the competition to beat it.

Merriman, Tila Tequila settle suits

Attorneys say San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman and reality television star Tila Tequila have settled dueling lawsuits.

Wall, No. 2 Wildcats survive Bulldogs

John Wall scored 18 points, including five in overtime, and came within two assists of a triple-double to lead No.

Nuggets' Karl diagnosed with cancer

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl says he has been diagnosed with neck and throat cancer but was told it is treatable.

Union: NFL not giving poor teams enough

The NFL Players Association accused the league Tuesday of not sharing as much supplemental revenue with its lower-income teams as it is supposed to.

Day 5 Olympic roundup

Lindsey Jacobellis had to do it. Flying through the air toward the finish line, she reached down and grabbed her snowboard, the same showoff move that cost her a gold medal four years ago.