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Brees’ status a mystery for final game

METAIRIE, La. – A day after Sean Payton helped Drew Brees break the NFL’s single-season passing record, the coach wouldn’t divulge whether he’d enable his star quarterback to maintain that...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Flip vaults Simpson into spotlight

CINCINNATIJerome Simpson’s heels-over-head touchdown still has the Bengals flipped out.The fourth-year receiver pulled off the defining play of his career Saturday, vaulting over an Arizona...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Test time for Tebow, Broncos

ENGLEWOOD – He’s revived a foundering franchise with last-minute magic and put the buzz back in the Broncos. Tim Tebow’s next challenge is rebounding from the worst game of his career.Tebow threw...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets scream by Mavs

DALLAS – Ty Lawson and the Denver Nuggets opened their season with a performance that sent a clear message to the rest of the NBA.Not about them. About the Dallas Mavericks.The reigning champions...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chiefs love to play for Romeo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, their roller-coaster season taking one more dip when they lost to the Oakland Raiders in overtime.That...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

From lockout to Lob City

Finally, the conversation changes. It’s time for the NBA to ditch the dollars and nonsense of the lockout for the alleys and oops in Lob City, the new nickname for the suddenly exciting Los Angeles...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

James & Wade: An understanding

MIAMI – Dwyane Wade and LeBron James are known to bicker like brothers. They screamed at one another more than once during Miami Heat playoff games last season. And when they’re on opposite teams...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Intercepted! And hardly inspiring.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.Tim Tebow picked a terrible time to run out of fourth-quarter comebacks.Rather than inspiring the Denver Broncos to another dramatic rally, the quarterback sealed the most...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Today

Sunday Night Football Chicago (7-7) at Green Bay (13-1), 6:20 p.m. (KOBF, KUSA) – The Packers can clinch home-field advantage in the NFC with a win, with the added bonus of knocking their rivals...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Guess who’s the Premier side in Manchester?

LONDONManchester City enters Christmas as the top team in England for the first time since 1929. Back then, City failed to stay the course. It had to wait until 1937 to win the title and until 1968...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Just ‘beating a dead horse’

ALTA BADIA, ItalyTed Ligety already has created a storm of controversy on the World Cup circuit by leading the revolt over coming changes in ski shape rules.Now he’s suggesting a complete overhaul...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘What an amazing kid’

Jacob Rainey is inspiring people all across the sports world.The Virginia prep quarterback who had to have part of his right leg amputated has moved the likes of Alabama coach Nick Saban, Green Bay...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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