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Sports Raiders sign RB Maurice Jones-Drew Raiders sign RB Maurice Jones-Drew
Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is coming back home to Oakland after signing a three-year contract with the Raiders on Friday.
Sports MLB toughens drug agreement provisions, suspensions MLB toughens drug agreement provisions, suspensions
Baseball players suspended during the season for a performance-enhancing drug violation will not be eligible for that year's postseason under changes to the sport's drug agreement announced Friday.
Sports Security firms watch social media for feisty fans Security firms watch social media for feisty fans
As Minnesota Vikings fans were getting ready for the final game at the Metrodome last December, officials at Whelan Security noticed social media chatter suggesting some of the faithful might rush the field and try to steal a piece of history.
Sports Condors to hold hairy back contest Condors to hold hairy back contest(Video)
The Bakersfield Condors are "back" at it with another offbeat promotion. On Friday night, the team is hosting a hairiest-back contest.
Sports Dodgers top-spending MLB team, ending Yanks' 15-year streak Dodgers top-spending MLB team, ending Yanks' 15-year streak
Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball's payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.
Sports NFL to try PAT kicks from 20 yards for 2 preseason weeks NFL to try PAT kicks from 20 yards for 2 preseason weeks
The NFL will experiment with extra-point kicks from the 20-yard line for two weeks in the preseason this summer, but implementing longer PATs for the regular season has been tabled.
Sports Minor-league Durham Bulls to wear R2-D2 jerseys Minor-league Durham Bulls to wear R2-D2 jerseys
The Durham Bulls - the minor-league baseball team made world famous in the 1988 Kevin Costner film "Bull Durham" - are going back to the movies for one game this season.