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DeGeneres' selfie crashes Twitter

DeGeneres' selfie crashes Twitter

This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as t…

March 02, 2014 11:03 pm
Greg Maddux won't be unanimous Hall selection

Greg Maddux won't be unanimous Hall selection

NEW YORK | Greg Maddux could break a 22-year-old record today, though he won't become the first unanimous selection in the history of the baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot.

January 07, 2014 4:24 pm
Greg Maddux won't be unanimous Hall selection

Greg Maddux won't be unanimous Hall selection

Greg Maddux, above, and Tom Glavine were fixtures in the Atlanta Braves rotation for years. Now they await word on another possible honor that will keep them together: induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

January 07, 2014 4:24 pm

Upon review, Manning's passing record stands

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | Peyton Manning's spectacular season was every bit the record-breaking sensation it appeared. The NFL said Tuesday that Manning's single-season mark of 5,477 yards passing will stand.

December 31, 2013 7:40 pm
ECU wears down Ohio for bowl win

ECU wears down Ohio for bowl win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Vintavious Cooper took over the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl in the fourth quarter in a performance reminiscent of a former East Carolina running back.

December 23, 2013 7:05 pm
ECU wears down Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

ECU wears down Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

East Carolina running back Breon Allen escapes the grasp of Ohio defensive end Kurt Laseak on Monday.

December 23, 2013 7:05 pm
Rules changes may help IndyCar drivers break marks

Rules changes may help IndyCar drivers break marks

Graham Rahal heads into the first turn during practice on the first day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Rahal and Marco Andretti have all the ingredients the IndyCar Series has been craving. They have famous family name…

May 23, 2013 5:38 pm
Rules changes may help IndyCar drivers break marks

Rules changes may help IndyCar drivers break marks

INDIANAPOLIS | IndyCar officials may be about to give the series a retro look and bring back the chase for track records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

May 23, 2013 5:38 pm
PRO FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: RG3, Redskins on brink of division title

PRO FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: RG3, Redskins on brink of division title

PHILADELPHIA | Counted out by their own coach six weeks ago, the Washington Redskins and Robert Griffin III are on the brink of their first division title in 13 years.

December 23, 2012 7:27 pm Photos

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McCarron, No. 1 Alabama top Western Kentucky

McCarron, No. 1 Alabama top Western Kentucky

AJ McCarron passed for 219 yards and matched his career high with four touchdown passes to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 35-0 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.

September 08, 2012 8:03 pm

Pedrosa finds few challengers in 2nd Indy GP win

INDIANAPOLIS | Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo turned the Indianapolis Grand Prix into a two-man Spanish show Sunday.

August 19, 2012 8:30 pm
Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

LONDON | Team USA clinched the top spot in the medals table for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, helped by David Boudia's victory in the men's 10-meter platform for the country's first gold in diving since 2000.

August 11, 2012 7:25 pm
Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay record for 3rd gold

Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay record for 3rd gold

LONDON | Be it a gold medal or a souvenir from a record relay run, Usain Bolt always gets what he wants at the Olympics.

August 11, 2012 6:14 pm Photos

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U.S. wrestler Burroughs comes through with gold

U.S. wrestler Burroughs comes through with gold

LONDON | Wrestler Jordan Burroughs had his eyes on a gold medal for months, and he let everyone know about his plans.

August 10, 2012 7:19 pm
Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

The United States' 4 x100-meter relay members, from left, Carmelita Jeter, Bianca Knight, Tianna Madison and Allyson Felix, celebrate their gold medal win Friday in the Olympic Stadium at the Summer Olympics in London. The United States relay team set a world record with a time of 40.82 seconds.

August 10, 2012 6:11 pm
Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

LONDON | Eyeing the trackside clock as she approached the finish line, Carmelita Jeter pointed the black baton in her left hand at those bright orange numbers.

August 10, 2012 6:11 pm
U.S. women's teams to play for beach gold

U.S. women's teams to play for beach gold

It will be an All-American party at beach volleyball when Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor take on April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in Wednesday night's final.

August 07, 2012 5:33 pm
Team USA survives Lithuania in men's hoops

Team USA survives Lithuania in men's hoops

LONDON | The U.S. men's basketball team was pushed — and then some.

August 04, 2012 6:54 pm
Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.

August 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Phelps goes out in style, rallying in 100 fly

Phelps goes out in style, rallying in 100 fly

LONDON | Michael Phelps is turning his final Olympics into quite a victory lap, and don't fret about American swimming after he's gone.

August 03, 2012 6:19 pm Photos

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