MLB intends to ban plate collisions
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Pete Rose sounded bowled over....
Shanahan sits RG3; Cousins will start for Redskins
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- It takes quite the sales job to explain why a medically cleared Robert Griffin III won't play for the rest of the season....
Alabama's McCarron keeps pledge with Heisman trip
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- AJ McCarron has helped Alabama reach several prime destinations, from New Orleans to Miami and Southern California....
Vonn to skip St. Moritz, return on Dec. 21
Mapping out her Olympics preparation after a three-race test, Lindsey Vonn will skip this weekend's World Cup stop at St. Moritz, Switzerland, and is planning to return to the circuit in a downhill at Val d'Isere, France, on Dec. 21....
Chiefs relying on cast of misfits during dream run
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Smith and Jamaal Charles make the headlines for the Kansas City Chiefs and rightfully so. The quarterback and running back are the biggest names on one of the NFL's surprise teams....
Vikings: Peterson not ready for practice yet
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings know who'll be giving the handoffs this week, even if they're not sure yet who'll be taking them....
Trumbo, Anderson dealt as winter meetings pick up
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Halfway through the winter meetings, the highlight is a three-team trade that sent slugger Mark Trumbo to Arizona....
Boise State hires Harsin as football coach
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Boise State has hired former player and offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin to be the Broncos next head coach....
Texans WR Johnson picks up $17K tab for needy kids
HOUSTON (AP) -- Some speedy children in Houston have received more than $17,000 worth of toys and other Christmas gifts thanks to Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson....
Manaus: We'll "dazzle the world" at World Cup
MANAUS, Brazil (AP) -- It's a good thing the mayor of World Cup city Manaus has a sense of humor. Because some of the stuff being said about this historic city deep in the heart of the Amazon jungle is laughable....
Do you think installing automatic red light cameras at certain Pittsburgh intersections will result in fewer crashes? <More Info>
Motorists who run certain red lights in Pittsburgh next year could be caught by an automatic traffic camera and fined $100 for the violation. Revenues from the traffic fines will be used to make road improvements. Opponents say there's no proof that the red light cameras will result in improved traffic safety.
Do you agree with Newt Gingrich's admiration for former South African President Nelson Mandela who died last week at the age of 95?