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Key Clemens Witness Leaves Prosecutors Scrambling

One of the prosecution's key witnesses, Andy Pettitte, concedes that he may have misunderstood Roger Clemens, his former teammate, as saying he used human growth hormone. It's not the only setback prosecutors faced Wednesday.

At 28, A Long Jumper Eyes Her Last Olympic Leap

Long jumper Shameka Marshall is training for what may be her last shot at the Olympics. Her attempts to make the team in 2004 and 2008 didn't work out. So this year, Marshall is working hard to compete at the U.S. track and field team trials in June.

Former NFL Player Junior Seau Is Dead; Possible Suicide

He was a star linebacker with the San Diego Chargers, and also played with the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots. Reports from California say he may have shot himself.
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Capitals Try To Keep Rolling At Home

The Washington Capitals return home for game three of their second-round playoff contest against the New York Rangers — as they try to earn just their second home win this post-season.


NFL Suspends Four Players, One For Full Season, Over Saints' Bounties

Linebacker Jonathan Vilma got the stiffest penalty. He will miss the entire 2012 season. The other suspensions range from three to eight games.

A Horse Of A Different Color

The 3-year-old champion colt Hansen is unlikely to win this year's Kentucky Derby, but his white coloring ensures that all eyes will be on him.


NBC Will Stream The London Olympics Live — But Only To TV Subscribers

For the first time, American viewers of the Summer Olympics won't be limited by two words many sports fans loathe: "tape" and "delay." After years of saving the most popular events for prime time, NBC will also stream live video of the London Games, online and via mobile.

Teammate Testifies Against Clemens In Perjury Trial

If the prosecution at the Roger Clemens perjury trial hoped for a dramatic showdown on Tuesday, the day was a big disappointment. The prosecution's star witness, Clemens' friend and onetime pitching ace Andy Pettitte, provided as much, if not more ammunition for the defense.