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Texans LB Cushing named top rookie

Brian Cushing has become the second Houston Texans linebacker in four seasons to win The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award.

Glazer tweet: Lovie Smith staying in Chicago

Lovie Smith won't lose his job in Chicago, but he will have to agree to some changes.

Former NBA star charged with DWI in bizarre crash

New York City police say former NBA player Jayson Williams has been charged with drunken driving after his SUV struck a tree in Manhattan.

Former NBA star Williams hurt in bizarre SUV crash

Former NBA player Jayson Williams was taken to a hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after his SUV struck a tree.

Perfection earns Boise only a consolation prize

For beating TCU and finishing 14-0, Boise State gets ... to feel good about itself.

College of Charleston pulls off upset in OT against No. 9 UNC

Andrew Goudelock's long 3-pointer tied the game with 2 seconds left in regulation, Donavan Monroe gave College of Charleston the lead for good with a 3 to start overtime and the Cougars beat No.

Source: Red Sox, Beltre close to 1-year deal

The Red Sox have agreed to a deal with Adrian Beltre.

Fiancee: Henry jumped, didn't fall out of truck

Chris Henry's fiancee says he jumped out of the back of her truck instead of falling and that she wasn't driving fast on the day the Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver was fatally injured.

Boise State holds off TCU in Fiesta Bowl for undefeated season

In a Fiesta Bowl matchup of unbeaten teams from non-BCS conferences, Boise State defeats Texas Christian.