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Facebook becomes bigger hit than Google

Social networking website Facebook has capped a year of phenomenal growth by overtaking Google’s popularity among US internet users, with industry data showing it has scored more visits on its home page than the sea

Cardinals sign cut Browns QB Derek Anderson

The Arizona Cardinals have come to terms on a two-year contract with free agent quarterback Derek Anderson.

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Obama picks KU to win national title

President Barack Obama predicted Kansas and Kansas State to join Kentucky and Villanova in the men's basketball Final Four this season, with the Jayhawks defeating Kentucky for the title.

Former Eagles Pro Bowler Runyan running for Congress

Former NFL lineman Jon Runyan said Thursday that he's willing to spend his own money to win his campaign for Congress in New Jersey.

Rangers manager failed drug test in '09

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington failed a Major League Baseball test for cocaine last season, but has apologized and will keep his job.

Bankruptcy Is Blockbuster's only hope

Blockbuster's (BBI) warning that bankruptcy might be looming is a scare for investors who are worried about the value of their stock — but restructuring could ultimately be a smart move for the company.

In surprise move, Nats cut starting OF Dukes

Outfielder Elijah Dukes was released by the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, a sudden move with 2 1/2 weeks left in spring training.