Offerman banned after punching umpire

Jose Offerman was banned for life by the Dominican winter league for throwing a punch at an umpire during an argument on the baseball field.

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NBA slam dunk contest participants revealed

Defending champion Nate Robinson will return to the slam dunk contest, trying to become the first three-time winner.

Saints one away from the big show

The Saints are one win away from the Superbowl. They will take on the Minnesota Vikings next weekend after the Vikings rolled over the Cowboys 34-3 yesterday. The two will play this Sunday at the Superdome.

Dems look at bypassing Senate health care vote

BOSTON - A panicky White House and Democratic allies scrambled Sunday for a plan to salvage their hard-fought health care package in case a Republican wins Tuesday's Senate race in Massachusetts, which would enable

Haiti violence hampers earthquake relief

HAITI — Violence in Haiti is hampering the assistance of earthquake victims as the U.S., the United Nations and aid groups work to deliver supplies to victims of the earthquake that ravaged the Western Hemisph

EU nations pledge $575 million for Haiti aid

BRUSSELS – European Union nations pledged over euro400 million ($575 million) Monday to help quake survivors and rebuilding efforts in Haiti after last week's massive earthquake.

Back to the drawing board for Sharapova

Maria Sharapova's early exit at the Aussie Open shows she still has a ways to go.