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Report: Dodgers reach deals with Kemp, Billingsley

A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Matt Kemp and the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached a preliminary agreement on a $10.95 million, two-year contract.

Tiger still mulling aid donation to Haiti

Tiger Woods plans to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti by supporting groups that provide resources to children.

Tar Heels' Zeller out 4-6 weeks with stress fracture

North Carolina coach Roy Williams says 7-footer Tyler Zeller will miss four to six weeks because of a stress fracture in his right foot.

Padres lock in Bell for one year, $4M

Closer Heath Bell says he and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration.

Tennessee hires La. Tech's Dooley to replace Kiffin

Derek Dooley has the Southern accent, the coaching pedigree and is doing his best to reassure Tennessee fans their new coach appreciates where he's now working.

Wizards star Arenas pleads guilty to gun charge

Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas pleads guilty to carrying a pistol without a license.

New details in death of 21-year-old college hoops center

A Kentucky coroner says preliminary results from an autopsy show Southern Indiana center Jeron Lewis may have died from a heart condition.

Report: Tiger considering $3M donation to aid Haiti

The people of the earthquake-devastated country of Haiti may have a friend in Tiger Woods, according to a report.

Gerhart leaving Stanford, will enter NFL draft

Heisman Trophy runner-up Toby Gerhart announced Friday that he will enter the NFL draft instead of staying at Stanford for a fifth season.