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12-time Pro Bowl LB Seau to retire

Junior Seau, who came out of retirement to rejoin the New England Patriots in their sixth game this season, said in remarks taped for broadcast Wednesday night on Showtime that he's ending his career.

Doomsday clock to be moved by world's top scientists tomorrow

The minute hand of the famous Doomsday Clock will be moved at 3pm tomorrow afternoon, for the first time in two years.

Lost Sleep Can't Be Made Up, Study Suggests

If you think staying in bed on the weekends will make up for a weeks' worth of sleep deprivation, think again.

No. 1 overall NBA pick Griffin done for season

2009's top pick Blake Griffin will have knee surgery and miss the entire season.

New GOP star stirs up presidential buzz

With resurgent Republicans growing increasingly confident that President Barack Obama may yet be a political mortal in 2012, a new name is emerging as a potential presidential contender: South Dakota Sen.

Tennessee 'disappointed' Kiffin bolted for USC

Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton spoke at a news conference Wednesday discussing his second coaching search in less than two years after Lane Kiffin announced Tuesday night his abrupt resignation to take the same job at Southern California.<