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U.S. ski star Vonn to test ailing shin in training run

Before the Olympics even start, Lindsey Vonn has gone from a favorite to win multiple medals to a question mark of how many, if any, races she'll even ski.

daytona crash video

daytona crash video

Report: Braves make offer to Damon

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Atlanta Braves have made an offer to free agent outfielder Johnny Damon.

Danica pics

Danica pics

It can't get much worse for Tar Heels

Everyone, including archrival Duke, is smacking down North Carolina these days.

Without Kobe, Lakers torch Jazz on road

Rest up, Kobe. The Lakers are faring just fine without you.

Injured Kobe unlikely to play vs. red-hot Jazz

Lakers coach Phil Jackson says he's not expecting Kobe Bryant to play Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz.

Braun, Knicks' fifth all-time leading scorer, dies

Carl Braun, who played in five consecutive All-Star games as a member of the New York Knicks, died Wednesday of natural causes.

No. 2 Orange holds off Huskies

Wes Johnson and Kris Joseph combined to make six straight free throws in the final 33 seconds, and No.