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Officials announce Independence Bowl name change

Independce Bowl officials announced Thursday the stadium will undergo a name change. The new name comes in an effort to make their game more competitive with other nationwide bowl games and to attract a bigger audience.

Los Angeles Lakers owner Buss dies at age 80

Basketball Hall of Fame member Jerry Buss, who had owned the Los Angeles Lakers since the National Basketball Association franchise's resurgence and dominance began in 1979, died in Los Angeles on Monday morning, a Cedars-Sinai hospital spo

Tiger football team visits Children's Hospital

LSU Head Coach Les Miles and his Tigers showed their softer side today in Atlanta. The team visited the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital just four days before their bowl matchup with Clemson.

Dallas Cowboys players involved in fatal crash were 'like brothers'

Dallas Cowboys teammates Josh Brent and Jerry Brown Jr.

Report: Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Alabama wins berth in BCS title game

No. 2 Alabama held off a furious late charge by No. 3 Georgia on Saturday to earn a spot in the BCS National Championship game.

Tyrann Mathieu to enter NFL draft

Despite a rocky year due to drug related issues, Tyrann Mathieu is reportedly entering the NFL draft.

Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson arrested for possession of marijuana

Two former LSU Tigers are in trouble again after they were caught this afternoon with marijuana.

Roger Goodell steps aside from Saints bounty appeals

Commissioner Roger Goodell today notified the NFL Players Association and the four players who have appealed their suspensions in the Saints bounty matter that he has appointed former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue as the hearing officer to de

Players associated with Saints bounty scandal reinstated

Suspensions for four players connected to the Saints “bountygate” scandal have been overturned by a three-man arbitration panel, according to sources.