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Dodgers send former Cy Young winner Gagne to minors

The Los Angeles Dodgers have sent former Cy Young Award winner Eric Gagne to their minor league camp, stalling the closer's bid to make it back to the majors.

KU finishes regular season as unanimous AP No. 1

Kansas is the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press' final men's basketball poll of the season.

Google ‘99% certain’ to shut China engine

Google has drawn up detailed plans for the closure of its Chinese search engine and is now “99.9 per cent” certain to go ahead as talks over censorship with the Chinese authorities have reached an apparent impasse,

Five-time Pro Bowl S Williams signs new deal with Bengals

Safety Roy Williams agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Sources: Iowa coach Lickliter done after just three seasons

Todd Lickliter is done after just three seasons at Iowa.

Arenas: 'I deserve to be punished' over gun incident

Gilbert Arenas says he deserves to be punished for bringing guns to the locker room.

Is China's Politburo spoiling for a showdown with America?

China has succumbed to hubris. It has mistaken the soft diplomacy of Barack Obama for weakness, mistaken the US credit crisis for decline, and mistaken its own mercantilist bubble for ascendancy.

Moody's Says U.S., U.K. move closer to losing credit rating

March 15 - The U.S. and the U.K. have moved “substantially” closer to losing their AAA credit ratings as the cost of servicing their debt rose, according to Moody’s Investors Service.