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Blanton banks 3-year, $24M deal with NL champ Phils

Joe Blanton and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract that avoided a salary arbitration hearing next month.

Cowboys sign Phillips to extenstion

IRVING, Texas — Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys' history, has some job security.

TV station sorry for Beckham crotch grab

TV station sorry for Beckham crotch grab

Cowboys extend Phillips as coach through 2011

Wade Phillips is sticking around as coach of the Dallas Cowboys for two more years.

200,000 Haitian migrants could file for Temporary Protected Status

The Obama administration is preparing to handle applications from as many as 200,000 undocumented Haitian immigrants who want to live and work legally in the United States under a new immigration program unveiled la

NASCAR eases rules to 'allow drivers to drive'

Rule changes put control back in drivers' hands.

Aussie Open fans take shot at Tiger

Fans at the Australian Open — the first of the year's four Grand Slam tennis tournaments — found an interesting way to poke fun at Tiger Woods' recent marital issues Thursday, displaying signs that read "I've been with Tiger" and a doctor

Injured PG Williams out at least a month for Cavs

Cleveland Cavaliers starting point guard Mo Williams will miss Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers with a sprained left shoulder.

Edwards admits he fathered videographer's child

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards finally admitted Thursday he fathered a child during an affair before his second White House bid, dropping long-standing denials just ahead of a book by a former

Federer serves up a winner for Prince William

With Prince William watching, Roger Federer plays like a king.