No. 1 overall NBA pick Griffin done for season

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

Obama wants record $708 billion for wars next year

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on top of a record $708 billion for the Defense Department next year, The Associate

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.<

Crennel is latest ex-Patriots coach to join Chiefs

Romeo Crennel, the defensive coordinator on the Patriots' Super Bowl teams, agreed Wednesday to join the Chiefs in the same capacity, his agent said.

Semenya's lawyers say talks ongoing over her future

Caster Semenya's lawyers say they are still working with international track officials to settle the future of the 800-meter world champion, contradicting comments made earlier Wednesday by her coach.

Crennel joins Chiefs as defensive coordinator

Romeo Crennel will join the Chiefs as the new defensive coordinator after reaching a deal with the team on Wednesday.

Titans RB Johnson named AP's top offensive player

With a 2,000-yard rushing season and the most yards from scrimmage in NFL history, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has run away with The Associated Press 2009 NFL Offensive Player of the Year award.