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Celtics likely without Pierce on Thursday vs. Cavs

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says star forward Paul Pierce likely will miss the game Thursday against Cleveland because of a lingering right thumb injury.

Patriots bring back key Super Bowl cog in WR Patten

The New England Patriots have re-signed veteran wide receiver David Patten, a key offensive contributor in the early part of the last decade when the team won three Super Bowls.

West, Thompson, Laettner highlight college hoops Hall class

West Virginia star Jerry West and high-flying North Carolina State All American David Thompson are among the eight members of the 2010 class at the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Dick Cheney released from hospital

WASHINGTON - Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released from a Washington hospital Wednesday morning, his office said.

New home sales hit record low in January

WASHINGTON - Sales of new homes plunged to a record low in January, underscoring the formidable challenges facing the housing industry as it tries to recover from the worst slump in decades.

Vonn's crash in giant slalom also messes up Mancuso

Crash knocks Vonn out of giant slalom

Senate votes 70-28 to approve $15 billion jobs bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate today easily approved a $15 billion Democratic plan to try to spur job creation, as lawmakers hastened to demonstrate that they were taking steps to improve the nation’s employment picture.

Michigan bans smoking in grandstands, suites

MIS eliminates smoking in public areas after state law changes.