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Obama to propose freeze on government spending

WASHINGTON - Under mounting pressure to rein in mammoth budget deficits, President Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a three-year freeze on federal funding that is not related to national security

A's reach one-year deal with Sheets worth $10M

The A’s, making a bold play to upgrade their starting rotation, have reached agreement with free-agent right-hander Ben Sheets on a one-year contract.

Source: Cubs close to deal with OF Nady

The Cubs are close to a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Xavier Nady, according to a major-league source.

paraguay striker bullet still lodged in skull

paraguay striker bullet still lodged in skull

Record number of young Americans jobless

CHICAGO - The U.S.

Census terms has people up in arms

Use of the word Negro to describe a black person has largely fallen out of polite conversation - except on the U.S. Census questionnaire.

Favre might as well try to finish the job

Brett Favre owes it to himself (and to us) to try to go out on top.

Scout.com follows Day Two of Senior Bowl practice

The Scout.com team is in Mobile, Ala., to track every major development during Senior Bowl practices.

Oakland hires Ravens QB coach Jackson to run offense

Oakland has hired Baltimore quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson as its new offensive coordinator, FOXSports.com has learned.