Texans down Jets 23-17

The Houston Texans downed the New York Jets 23-17 in Monday Night Football in the Jets home stadium, leading Houston to a 5-0 start for the first time. Houston quarterback Matt Schaub was 14 of 28 for 209 yards and a touchdown, while Jets QB Mark Sanchez went 14 of 31 for 230 yards and one touchdown. Joe McKnight had […]

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Calorie-counting vending machines to go national

As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that display just how many calories are in their drinks. The machines will let customers see the calorie counts for drinks before making a purchase. They will launch in Chicago and San Antonio municipal buildings in 2013 before rolling out nationally. The American […]

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Major League Baseball Playoffs

On Sunday, the Washington Nationals beat the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in St. Louis to take the first game of their best-of-five National League Division Series. Game 2 will be played Monday in St. Louis. The Cardinals made it to the NLDS by beating the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Friday in a one-game wild card playoff […]

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Week 7 NFL Highlights

In NFL Week Seven action on Sunday, the  Atlanta Falcons defeated the Washington Redskins 24-17.  A hit in the third quarter knocked rookie Redskins quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III out of the game with a mild concussion. The win gave the Falcons their first 5-0 start in franchise history.  Elsewhere, the Seattle Seahawks downed the Carolina Panthers […]

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Season ends for Braves with disputed call

The St. Louis Cardinals won baseball’s first wild-card playoff, taking advantage of a disputed infield fly call that led to a protest and fans littering the field with debris to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 Friday. Matt Holliday homered and the defending World Series champion Cardinals benefited from three Braves errors. St. Louis advanced to play Washington in the division […]

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Rams defeat Cardinals 17-3

The St. Louis Rams beat the previously undefeated Arizona Cardinals 17-3 Thursday night at home in St. Louis. Despite getting the win, Rams quarterbackSam Bradford went just 7 for 21 for 141 yards and two touchdowns, the second-lowest total of his career. Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb was 28 of 50 for 289 yards and was sacked a whopping nine times. […]

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Sandusky witness McQueary files defamation suit against Penn State

A former Penn State graduate assistant who reported that he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy in the locker room in 2001 and testified at Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial sued the university Tuesday for defamation and misrepresentation. Mike McQueary’slawsuit, which is seeking millions of dollars in damages, says that his treatment by Penn […]

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Colts coach Pagano diagnosed with leukemia

The Indianapolis Colts announced Monday that their rookie head coach, Chuck Pagano, has been diagnosed with leukemia. The Colts said Pagano — who turns 52 today — has been hospitalized for treatment and would likely not return to full coaching duties this season. Filling in on an interim basis will be offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Pagano’s physician, Dr. Larry Cripe, […]

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