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Sports Wild opening week for NFL business season Wild opening week for NFL business season
Maybe everyone should have known from the way the Super Bowl ended that the beginning of the NFL's business season would be wild.
Sports  Portland's Freeland, Detroit's Williams suspended Portland's Freeland, Detroit's Williams suspended
Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland and Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams were suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for head-butting each other.
Sports Blazers hold off Rockets, 105-100: 'It was a big game for us' Blazers hold off Rockets, 105-100: 'It was a big game for us' (Photo Gallery)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland won the game and the series, and that could have implications down the line.


The Trail Blazers held off a late charge by the Rockets on Wednesday night for a 105-100 victory, pulling into a tie with Houston for third in the Western Conference.
Sports NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was suspended for nine games Friday, with the school punished for ignoring the "most fundamental core values of the NCAA" for academic, drug and other violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program.