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Taliban blow up Pakistan girls school

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) – The Taliban blew up a girls' school in Pakistan's Khyber district, where troops are fighting against militants in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an official said Wednesday.

Source: Braves give Glaus one-year deal

The Braves have signed free agent Troy Glaus to a one-year contract, according to a major-league source.

Source: Braves give Glaus one-year deal

The Braves have signed free agent Troy Glaus to a one-year contract, according to a major-league source.

A&M star recovering after surgery for gruesome injury

A hospital spokeswoman says Texas A&M senior Derrick Roland is in satisfactory condition and might go home Thursday after surgery to stabilize two broken bones in his leg.

TCU's Patterson wins AP Coach of the Year

TCU's Gary Patterson was voted The Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year for leading the Horned Frogs to a perfect regular season and their first BCS appearance.

Texas A&M's Roland breaks tibia, fibula

Texas A&M senior Derrick Roland suffered a gruesome leg injury in the 19th-ranked Aggies' 73-64 loss at No.

Suh 1st defender named AP's best college football player

Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh bulled past the guys who play the glamour positions and proved you don't have to score touchdowns or toss passes to be the player of the year.

Texas deserves to pass Kansas as No. 1

Forget the polls — No. 2 Texas is the nation's best team.