Kids at failing public schools could receive vouchers

A plan for children in failing schools to go to a private school is one step closer to being a reality. State officials say it is cheaper to take kids out of failing public schools and put them into private ones.

Tearful Iverson glad to be back in Philly

A tearful Allen Iverson is happy to be back with the Philadelphia 76ers. Iverson is returning to the franchise where he was an MVP, calling it an opportunity he couldn't turn down.

Cards coach: QB Warner may be game-time call

Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt says the decision on who will start at quarterback for the Cardinals on Sunday night against Minnesota could well be a game-time decision. Kurt Warner and Matt Leinart split practice time with the starters again on Thurs

AT&T dead last in Consumer Reports wireless survey

Respondents in the annual survey hammered AT&T in just about every category, from voice service to the frequency of dropped calls. The big winner: AT&T's nemesis, Verizon Wireless.

Braves bolster 'pen further with addition Saito

The Braves have made another move to strengthen their pitching staff, agreeing to a one-year contract with right-handed reliever Takashi Saito.

Sources: Braves, reliever Saito in serious talks

Free-agent reliever Takashi Saito is in serious discussions with the Braves, but no agreement has been reached, according to major-league sources.

Hofstra ends football, cites costs, weak interest

Hofstra University dropped football because of costs and fading interest and will use the $4.5 million spent annually on the team on scholarships and other priorities. The board of trustees voted unanimously Wednesday night to shut the program, whic

Vikes' star Peterson busted for driving 109 mph

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was cited for speeding over the weekend after police clocked him driving 109 mph on a highway in suburban Minneapolis. Edina (ee-DYE'-nuh) police spokeswoman Molly Anderson says Peterson was pulled over