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Sports Tiebreakers and scenarios take center stage Tiebreakers and scenarios take center stage
Already in are AFC division winners Denver (West), New England (East) and Indianapolis (South). Arizona owns at least a wild-card spot in the NFC and will take the West title by beating Seattle on Sunday.
Sports AP sources: Peavy agrees on $24M, 2-year deal with Giants AP sources: Peavy agrees on $24M, 2-year deal with Giants
The Giants are keeping a key member of their World Series rotation, bringing back Jake Peavy and one of the Southern boys who thrived on the big October stage alongside ace Madison Bumgarner.
Sports Raiders defense depleted by injuries Raiders defense depleted by injuries
The Oakland Raiders defense was dealt a big blow back in the preseason when middle linebacker and defensive signal caller Nick Roach suffered a season-ending concussion.
Sports 39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one 39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one
Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here's why.
Sports 49ers' Harbaugh mum on reported Michigan offer 49ers' Harbaugh mum on reported Michigan offer
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the new football coach at his alma mater.
Sports Pump fake still an old standby tool in QB's belt Pump fake still an old standby tool in QB's belt
"You've just got to have great eyes. Don't look at the quarterback. He's like Medusa. He turns you into stone," Minnesota cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said, using Greek mythology to explain how to avoid getting beat by it.
Sports Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the league and the union was the appropriate forum to resolve claims that teams damaged the players' by routinely dispensing painkillers.
Sports Rivers doesn't practice, expects to play vs 49ers Rivers doesn't practice, expects to play vs 49ers
Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers didn't practice Wednesday, although he participated in a morning walkthrough and said he expects to play Saturday night against the San Francisco 49ers.