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Congress to hear football playoff bill

Federal legislation that could lead to a college football playoff tournament will move a step closer to reality on Wednesday in a hearing before a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Congressman drops effort to honor Tiger

A California congressman says he won't continue his push to honor Tiger Woods with a Congressional Gold Medal. Joe Baca introduced legislation in March that called for the golfer to be recognized for promoting good sportsmanship and breaking down ba

CFN: 34 bowl highlights

With so many bowl games, CFN does some legwork for you, picking out 34 things you should know about this season's lineup.

Sanchez to sit vs. Bucs, Clemens to start for Jets

Mark Sanchez will sit out the New York Jets' game at Tampa Bay because of a sprained right knee. Kellen Clemens will start in his place. Coach Rex Ryan says he made the decision to have Sanchez not play after seeking the advice of team doctors.

Sources: Wolf lands 3-year deal with Brewers

Free-agent left-hander Randy Wolf has agreed to a three-year, $29.75 million contract with the Brewers, according to major-league sources.

Pettitte back with Yanks on 1-year, $11.75M deal

The Yankees are bringing back left-hander Andy Pettitte on a one-year contract worth $11.75 million.

Glazer: Eagles extend Reid's deal through 2013

The Eagles have agreed to a new three-year contract extension with head coach Andy Reid.