Ellis has broken hand, needs surgery, still likely vs. Colts

New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis has a broken left hand that will require surgery, but he expects to play in the AFC championship against Indianapolis.

JGR signs Busch to long-term contract extension

Joe Gibbs Racing has signed Kyle Busch to a long-term contract extension that ensures he won't be distracted this season with negotiations on a new deal.

Former star Stackhouse eyes comeback with Bucks

Jerry Stackhouse will join the Bucks when they return to Milwaukee and may see action in their next game on Wednesday.

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