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Big Three deliver in men's program

Coming into nationals, all the talk was about how tough the men's competition was going to be, how guys were really going to have to step it up.

Hawks' buzzer-beater drops Suns

The Atlanta Hawks worked up a play that was supposed to produce an easy basket and overtime.

Giants' Lincecum highlights players going to arbitration

Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum highlights the list of 128 players who have filed for salary arbitration, with many likely to gain enormous raises in the annual process.

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.