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Ex-NBA'er Dudley running for governor

Former NBA center Chris Dudley has formally announced he is running for Oregon governor.

Bengals WR Henry dead at 26

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry died Thursday morning from injuries suffered in a fall from a pickup truck the day before.

Frye gets nod over Russell as Raiders QB

Charlie Frye will start at quarterback over former starter JaMarcus Russell when the Oakland Raiders visit the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Roy Disney, nephew of Walt, dies

LOS ANGELES - Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose powerful behind-the-scenes influence on The Walt Disney Co. led to the departure of former chief Michael Eisner, has died. He was 79.

Fitzgerald limited in practice, expects to play

Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald went through a limited practice on Wednesday and says he expects to play Sunday at Detroit.

12-0 Cincy finds new coach to replace Kelly

A person familiar with the negotiations says Central Michigan football coach Butch Jones has agreed to a 5-year deal with Cincinnati.

Red Sox take aim at Adrian Gonzalez

The Red Sox are working hard to obtain Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, according to major-league sources.

Britain gives checks the royal boot

LONDON – After more than three centuries, the humble check is set to become a historic relic after British banks voted to phase it out in favor of more modern payment methods.

Christian group launches new attack on Christmas commercialism

If it's December, then there must be frost in the air, gingerbread in the oven, and ...