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Giants' Lincecum wins second straight Cy Young

Giants ace Tim Lincecum has won the NL Cy Young Award, becoming the first repeat winner in the major leagues since Randy Johnson was voted the prize four straight times from 1999-2002. Lincecum led the NL with 261 strikeouts and tied for the league

Selig: Some MLB teams lost money in 2009

Some teams lost money in 2009, baseball commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday after the final owners meeting of the year. "You had some clubs that had very difficult years," Selig said, declining to identify the teams. Selig said everyone is living

Lincecum wins second straight NL Cy Young

San Francisco's Tim Lincecum joined an elite group of pitchers, beating out a pair of Cards for his second straight Cy Young.

Boom or Bust: Who's to blame for Bills' struggles?

Are the Bengals about to collapse? Who's to blame in Buffalo? Are the Ravens kicking themselves?

Boom or Bust: Who's to blame for Bills' struggles?

Are the Bengals about to collapse? Who's to blame in Buffalo? Are the Ravens kicking themselves?

Bills owner: We will revamp the 'whole operation'

Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson is prepared to revamp his entire football operation after the season and warned that no position is safe. "I tell you, we have a lot of work to do," Wilson told The Associated Press on Thursday in his first interview

Semenya to keep medal; test results to stay private

South African runner Caster Semenya will keep her 800-meter gold medal from the world championships, and the results of her gender tests will be kept confidential, the South African sports ministry said Thursday. The ministry also said in a statemen

NFL Truths: LeBron needs to focus on NBA

Hey LeBron, Jason Whitlock has a message for you. You aren't Michael Jordan and you aren't Jim Brown.

Report: Williams taking plea deal, faces prison time

Retired NBA star Jayson Williams has cut a plea deal that would send him to prison for up to three years for accidentally shooting a driver at his New Jersey estate in 2002, a person with knowledge of the case told The Associated Press on Thursday.