By JOHN WAWROWAP Sports Writer
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - It took 11 weeks for Mario Williams and the Buffalo Bills' oft-maligned defense to finally flex its muscle and show it's capable of playing up to its high-priced potential.
Williams had one of three sacks and safety Jairus Byrd
By RONALD BLUMAP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Miguel Cabrera has a Most Valuable Player award to go with his Triple Crown. And Buster Posey has an MVP prize to put alongside his second World Series ring.
The pair of batting champions won baseball's top individual honors Thursday by large
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Democrats and Republicans seem determined to skate perilously close to the edge of the year-end "fiscal cliff." They're sticking to their guns for now while offering just enough wiggle room to hint at a last-minute compromise.
It's just a matter of who blinks
The Idaho Vandals are looking to pull out of a late season nosedive that cost Robb Akey his job and has been anything but kind to interim head coach Jason Gesser.
Since beating New Mexico State on October 6, Idaho has lost four straight games by an average of 35 points. Even so, Gesser doesn't
6-foot-1 forward Bayli McClard, from Fresno, California and 6-foot-5 Emma Wolfram, from Kamloops, B.C. committed to Gonzaga.
McClard averaged 18.5 points last season as a junior at Hanford High and was the MVP of her league in Central California. Her coaches call her "versatile" and someone who
Washington State took the first major step towards putting the drama of last week in the past by saying Jeff Tuel is expected to be back in time for the Arizona State game on Saturday.
Tuel left last week's game against UCLA with what appeared to be an injury to the clavicle he injured last
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges reviewing the conviction of former lobbyist Kevin Ring in the Abramoff scandal questioned Thursday whether evidence of campaign contributions should have been allowed at his trial.
Ring, who worked under
GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) - The story began circulating in October: A boy with leukemia had moved with his family to spend his final days in the Colorado mountains.
The Eagle Valley High School team in Gypsum drew inspiration from the tale and dedicated a game to the 9-year-old boy known as Alex. A radio
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Citing a string of ethical lapses by senior military officers, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has asked the Joint Chiefs of Staff to review ethics training and to brainstorm on ways to steer officers away from trouble.
The move is a
By NANCY BENAC and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top national security officials trudged to Capitol Hill on Thursday to grapple with fallout from the David Petraeus sex scandal as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta asked service chiefs to review ethics training for military