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Jan. 13, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Musician: Busch's ex-girlfriend seeked revenge

A friend who counseled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend amid the couple's breakup last year testified Tuesday that Patricia Driscoll initially was brokenhearted but later set out for revenge.

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 04:57 PM

Gettleman reflects on season; states Panthers are emerging from salary cap troubles

General manager Dave Gettleman said the Carolina Panthers are finally emerging from two years of being strapped under the NFL salary cap, and could be bigger players in free agency this offseason.

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

Finalists named for Pro Football Hall of Fame

First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

Aaron Hernandez prepares for murder trial

Aaron Hernandez was once one of the New England Patriots' biggest stars. A tight end who caught passes from Tom Brady and helped land his team a spot in the Super Bowl, he had a $40 million contract and fans willing to shell out $100 apiece for jerseys bearing his name and team number: 81.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

Atlanta Hawks owners pass plan to sell team, arena

The Atlanta Hawks are on the market.

Jan. 06, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

NJ Gov. Chris Christie's love for Dallas Cowboys dates back to childhood

Chris Christie loves the Dallas Cowboys. Not only is he not ashamed of it, he wants you to know it.

Jan. 06, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Talented quartet elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, a trio of star pitchers who dominated in an era of offense, were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday along with Craig Biggio, the first time since 1955 writers selected four players in one year.

Jan. 06, 2015 @ 03:38 PM

Waiters traded to OKC; Smith and Shumpert traded to Cavs

The Cavaliers tried to make it work with Dion Waiters. They couldn't wait any longer.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Panthers, Falcons battle for division title

The Panthers-Falcons winner-take-all game for the NFC South title is a strange affair.

Dec. 26, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

Heat defeat Cavs in LeBron's return to Miami

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wrapped each other in a pregame embrace, chatted and laughed at halftime, then hugged again after the final buzzer.