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Ex-coach: Affair affected '98 US World Cup team

Affair affected '98 U.S. World Cup team

Scott Brown to be sworn in Feb. 11

BOSTON - Massachusetts officials are planning to formally certify the US Senate election results Wednesday, allowing Senator-elect Scott Brown to be sworn in at any point afterward.

'Stellar weekend' could land Danica at Daytona

Danica Patrick could win her stock car debut at Saturday's ARCA race at Daytona and still decide to bypass the Nationwide Series opener there a week later.

Scout Top 25 recruiting classes

Florida's coach is in limbo. USC has a new head man. And the Big 12 powerhouses are locked in another battle.

Hornets star Paul to have knee surgery; timetable unclear

New Orleans point guard Chris Paul will have knee surgery and likely miss the All-Star game.

Referee dies after being hit by puck

A Swedish ice hockey referee has died after being hit in the back of the head by a puck during a junior game.

Watson: Tiger must show humility, clean up act on course

Tom Watson says Tiger Woods needs to "show some humility to the public" when he returns to golf after sorting out his personal life.

Jets' Ryan won't get additional fine from NFL

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan will not be fined by the NFL for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event last weekend.

Freeney: Pain subsiding, hopes to play in Super Bowl

Dwight Freeney says the pain in his sprained right ankle is subsiding and he still hopes play in Sunday's Super Bowl.

Court rules sex-change costs are tax-deductible

WASHINGTON - Costs incurred in sex-change operations and procedures are tax-deductible, the U.S. Tax Court ruled.