Tigers and Yankees split doubleheader

Rick Porcello pitched seven sharp innings and Magglio Ordonez drove in one of two runs in the sixth, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.

Cushing keeps defensive rookie award

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has won a revote and will keep The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award he won in January.

UL's VP of academic affairs retires after 35 years

LAFAYETTE - University of Lousiana at Lafayette's provost and vice president of academic affairs has announced his retirement. Steve Landry said Tuesday he will leave the university in December after the fall semester. Landry has been with the

Impersonator released from Texas jail

Authorities say a 22-year-old man accused of posing as a high school basketball player in Texas has been released from jail.

Brady: Pats not 'mentally tough' in '09

Tom Brady says the New England Patriots lacked confidence and mental toughness last season.

Libyan jet with 104 crashes; child sole survivor

TRIPOLI, Libya – A Libyan plane carrying 104 people crashed Wednesday on approach to Tripoli's airport, leaving a field scattered with smoldering debris that included a large chunk of the tail painted with the airli

Giants, Jets sign bid for '14 Super Bowl

New Jersey's bid to host the 2014 Super Bowl is signed, sealed and about to be delivered.

Cushing cost himself votes with silence

Brian Cushing lost at least three votes and our writers are big enough to explain why.