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ACORN 'dissolved as a national structure'

The embattled liberal group ACORN is in the process of dissolving its national structure, with state and local-chapters splitting off from the underfunded, controversial national group, an official close to the grou

End of an era: Chargers cut LT ahead of $2M bonus in March

LaDainian Tomlinson has been released by the San Diego Chargers, ending a brilliant nine-year run in which he became one of the NFL's greatest running backs.

Hank Aaron: After apology, America will forgive McGwire

Hank Aaron says Mark McGwire should have a clear conscience after his recent admission he used performance-enhancing drugs as a player.

Pats tag Pro Bowl NT Wilfork; big $$$ deal still possible

The New England Patriots have put the franchise tag on Pro Bowl nose tackle Vince Wilfork.

Rep. Ron Paul surprise winner of CPAC presidential straw poll

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, a stalwart foe of government spending, won a blowout victory Saturday in the annual Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll.

Day 10 Olympics roundup

These weren't miracles.

ACC down to one team in AP poll

Kansas is again the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, while No.

Meyer, with over 900 career wins, to retire

Northern State coach Don Meyer said Monday he no longer has the physical or mental energy to run the basketball program at its "highest possible level." He will retire at the end of the season.