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Sports Los Angeles extends deal to snag NFL team Los Angeles extends deal to snag NFL team
The Los Angeles City Council meets Tuesday to consider extending for another six months an agreement that could bring the NFL back to the nation's second-largest city.
Sports Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots (Photo Gallery)
Ahead of the 2014 college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which school had the best mascot. The Duck came in fifth.
Sports USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months
USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year's world championships and took away his funding from the sport's national governing body as a result of the Olympic champion's second DUI arrest.
Sports Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."
Sports A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL
Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.
Sports College Football Preview: Arizona at Oregon College Football Preview: Arizona at Oregon
Arizona has been Oregon's nemesis before. Last year, the Wildcats trounced the then-No. 5 Ducks 42-16 in Tucson, ending any hope Oregon had of reaching the national championship and effectively breaking a four-game streak of BCS bowl appearances.
Sports Steinbrenner apologizes for missing playoffs Steinbrenner apologizes for missing playoffs
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized Wednesday for his team's failure to make the playoffs for a second straight year and said New York is talking with general manager Brian Cashman about a new contract.