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49ers to send Smith to Chiefs
Alex Smith quietly stayed behind the scenes after losing his job and watched from the sideline as San Francisco returned to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years. Yet the No. 1 overall draft pick from 2005 did make one thing known: The veteran quarterback still considers himself a starter.
VIDEO: Mentally disabled basketball manager gets his shot
CBS's "On the Road," series reports on an act of sportsmanship and kindness that brought the mother of a mentally disabled high school basketball team manager to tears.
Knaus gets a Daytona 500 win
As Jimmie Johnson racked up win after win, championship after championship, he was always chasing one important victory.
Johnson already had one Daytona 500 victory on his resume.
VIDEO: Federal government suing Lance Armstrong
The Justice Department announced Friday it is joining a civil suit against Lance Armstrong.
GOLF: McIlroy, Woods lose in Match Play
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods knocked out in the first round of the Match Play Championship? Not many would have given that a snowball’s chance in the desert.
Almost as surprising as the freakish snowstorm on Dove Mountain was the sight of golf’s two biggest stars heading to the airport, only the second time in the 15-year history of this wild tournament that No. 1 and No. 2 didn’t last more than a day.
Danica Patrick wins pole for NASCAR’s Daytona 500
Danica Patrick has made history before — as a woman and a racer, in Indianapolis and Japan.
The spotlight is nothing new. But never has it been this bright before.
VIDEO: Students film themselves sneaking into the Super Bowl, prompt investigation
Students filmed themselves sneaking into the Super Bowl prompting an investigation of the game's security. The video shows the students encountering police, security, asking for directions and finally making it into the Superdome, a few rows from the field.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Paternos dispute Freeh report on scandal at PSU
STATE COLLEGE — Joe Paterno’s family released its response to Penn State’s report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal Sunday, attacking Louis Freeh’s conclusion that the coach hid sex abuse allegations against his longtime assistant.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Plenty to discuss as spring training approaches
Before heading to Florida for his 50th season in professional baseball, Jim Leyland thought about all the deals that were made since he walked off the field as the World Series ended last October.
“Toronto probably was the big boy in the offseason as far as the moves they made,” the Detroit Tigers manager said. “That’s going to be just one heck of a division, obviously. Toronto, they actually were my sleeper team last year until they had all those injuries to the pitching staff.”
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Indiana becomes latest No. 1 to fall
Indiana’s latest run as No. 1 didn’t last long, abruptly halted by a loss to unranked Illinois. Duke was bumped from the top spot twice in three weeks. Michigan and Louisville went one and done when their turns came.
It’s not lonely at the top, it’s getting crowded.
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