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Source: Mets agree to deal with Jason Bay

The Mets have reached an agreement with free-agent outfielder Jason Bay, according to a major-league source.

Study shows antibody finds, wipes out prostate cancer

UNDATED - US researchers have found an antibody that hunts down prostate cancer cells in mice and can destroy the killer disease even in an advanced stage, a study showed Monday.

8 Vikings, 6 Colts make Pro Bowl

Brett Favre is among eight Minnesota Vikings selected to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday, while Peyton Manning is one of six Indianapolis Colts on the AFC squad.

Sen. Dodd slashed aviation security funding for pet constituency

Now that our attention is focused on airline security measures thanks to the failed airline attack on Christmas Day, it's worth mentioning that one senator took money away from aviation security to line the pockets

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Airports begin to receive whole-body scanners

DALLAS - Only 19 U.S. airports have received sophisticated imaging machines that can detect explosives hidden in clothing.

Rockets confirm they are looking to trade McGrady

The Houston Rockets acknowledge they are trying to trade Tracy McGrady, after the two-time scoring champion's representatives asked the team to deal him.

Leach seeking court order to coach Alamo Bowl

Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is seeking a temporary restraining order that would allow him to coach in the Alamo Bowl on Jan.

Giants, DeRosa agree on two-year deal

The San Francisco Giants hope Mark DeRosa can provide the power in the middle of the lineup they've been seeking this winter.

Lawyer: Leach did no wrong, doctor will back it up

The lawyer for Mike Leach says the suspended Texas Tech coach did nothing wrong in how he treated a player with a "mild" concussion.