Source: Verlander, Tigers talk extension

The Tigers and Justin Verlander have discussed a five-year, $75 million contract extension, one source confirmed to

NASCAR race purses decreasing in '10

Race purses in NASCAR's three national series — Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck — will be lower than last season.

Cardinals QB Kurt Warner retires from NFL

Two-time MVP Kurt Warner has retired from football.

Taxpayers pay $101,000 for Pelosi's in-flight 'food, booze'

It reads like a dream order for a wild frat party: Maker's Mark whiskey, Courvoisier cognac, Johnny Walker Red scotch, Grey Goose vodka, E&J brandy, Bailey's Irish Crème, Bacardi Light rum, Jim Beam whiskey, Beefeater gin, Dewars scotch, Bombay Sapph

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Barack Obama ups nuclear spending

Barack Obama has allocated £4.3billion to spend on maintaining the U.S.

Senator writes NFL over 'Who Dat' dispute

NEW ORLEANS - A dispute over the "Who Dat" cheer may keep stores around Louisiana from selling any Saints gear that boasts cheer. The NFL claims they own exclusive rights to the term. U.S.

Marijauna megastore opening in Oakland

OAKLAND - There's a new store in East Oakland that's sure to draw a huge cloud of controversy.

White House asks Justice Department to move 9/11 trial

The White House ordered the Justice Department Thursday night to consider other places to try the 9/11 terror suspects after a wave of opposition to holding the trial in lower Manhattan.

Paulson says Russia urged China to dump fannie, freddie bonds

Russia urged China to dump its Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bonds in 2008 in a bid to force a bailout of the largest U.S. mortgage-finance companies, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.