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Olympian luger sustains life-threatening injuries in crash

A men's Olympic luge slider from Georgia sustained life-threatening injuries during a training run Friday morning at the Whistler Sliding Center, the impact sending him over the wall of the track.

Goodell gets new five-year deal, will run NFL until 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been given a new five-year contract running until March 2015.

Regulators hired by Toyota helped halt investigations

UNDATED - Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S.

Protesters force Olympic torch relay to change course

Protesters have forced the Olympic torch relay to change course as the flame entered a troubled Vancouver neighborhood.

Malone, Pippen head Hall of Fame finalists

Two-time NBA MVP Karl Malone, six-time champion Scottie Pippen, and two of the great U.S.


The agency said in a statement the test took place at 8:44 p.m. PST (11:44 p.m.

Two-time MVP Thomas retires after 19 seasons

Frank Thomas has announced his retirement following a 19-season career in which he hit 521 homers and won two American League MVP awards with the Chicago White Sox.

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Giants ace Lincecum gets 2-year, $23M deal

The Giants have reached a multi-year agreement with right-hander Tim Lincecum, avoiding salary arbitration, according to major-league sources.

UNC loses starting C Davis for rest of season

As if it couldn’t get worse for North Carolina, Tar Heels big man Ed Davis is expected to miss the rest of the season with a broken left wrist.