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Official: Wizards to fine players

The Washington Wizards plan to fine some players for participating in Gilbert Arenas' on-court antics that made light of his gun troubles, an NBA official said Thursday.

'Bama holds off Texas rally to claim BCS title

Alabama is on top of college football again, thanks to its big-play defense and punishing ground game.

Texas' McCoy injured, won't return

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy injured his right shoulder on the Longhorns' first series.

LIVE: Unbeatens Alabama, Texas clash for national title

An injury to Texas QB Colt McCoy changes everything. Is 'Bama on its way to a BCS championship?

Cards get Pro Bowl CB back, but Boldin still in doubt

Starting cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie returned to practice for the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, but wide receiver Anquan Boldin remained sidelined because of a sprained left ankle.

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WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a stricter new standard for smog-causing pollutants on Thursday that, if adopted, will impose large costs on industry and local governments but will also bri

President Obama: Security failure 'my responsibility'

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday accepted responsibility for intelligence shortcomings that led to a failed Christmas Day bombing plot on a Detroit-bound airliner, saying, “Ultimately, the buck stops

Ole Miss QB Snead leaving early for NFL

Mississippi quarterback Jevan Snead is going pro, skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft after leading the Rebels to their best back-to-back seasons in nearly four decades.