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Northwestern in AP poll for first time in 40 years

Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press' college men's basketball poll for the first time in more than 40 years.

NFL Weekly Review: Hanging on to playoff lives

As the season draws to a thrilling finish, several playoff hopefuls keep their postseason dreams alive.

Indy coach, GM will regret giving up

If benching their stars costs the Colts in the playoffs, they'll look like ... well, you get the picture.

Report: Panthers coach Fox can return in 2010

A day after the Panthers routed the New York Giants for their third win in four games, The Charlotte Observer reported John Fox and general manager Marty Hurney will be "offered the opportunity to return next season."

Davis' buzzer-beater helps Clippers stun Celtics

Baron Davis hit a long fallaway jumper at the buzzer, and the Los Angeles Clippers dramatically snapped the Boston Celtics' nine-game road winning streak with a 92-90 victory on Sunday night.

Cowboys shut out 'Skins to earn playoff spot

The Dallas Cowboys returned to the playoffs Sunday night, dominating their 100th meeting with the Washington Redskins and setting up an NFC East title showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Meyer's absence won't be long

Don't expect to see anyone but Urban Meyer on the Gators' sideline next season.

Cowboys shut out 'Skins to earn playoff spot

The Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins, 17-0, to earn a playoff berth.