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War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians
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War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians

The war of words is heating up between two public libraries 1,500 miles apart, as dueling librarians do their part to boost their hometown baseball team's quest to win the World Series crown. Sounding a bit Shakespearean, Liesl Christman, the Twitter czar for the Kansas... Read »

5 hours ago
Recusal Denied in Adrian Peterson Case

Recusal Denied in Adrian Peterson Case

Watch a recusal hearing that will decide whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case... Read »

3 hours ago
Report: Pats Lose Jones for a Month

Report: Pats Lose Jones for a Month

The Patriots lost another key member of their defense this week when defensive end Chandler Jones suffered a... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Ray Rice Files Grievance Against Ravens

Ray Rice Files Grievance Against Ravens

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has allegedly filed a formal grievance against the franchise, alleging... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Giants Win, Take 1-0 Lead Over Royals in World Series

Giants Win, Take 1-0 Lead Over Royals in World Series

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014

"Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack

You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Cowboys Waive Michael Sam

Cowboys Waive Michael Sam

The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Gray to Get More Looks in Pats' Backfield

Gray to Get More Looks in Pats' Backfield

With Stevan Ridley's season over, the Patriots signed Jonas Gray off the practice squad before last Thursday's game... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Patriots Turn Attention to Bears

Patriots Turn Attention to Bears

After squeaking by the Jets on Thursday, the Patriots had Sunday off. But this is the NFL, where there is no... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Manning Breaks Favre's Mark With 509th TD Pass

Manning Breaks Favre's Mark With 509th TD Pass

Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's record for touchdown passes with his 509th on Sunday. Read »

Oct 19, 2014

Best of NFL: Week 7

Don't miss the most dramatic images from the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season. View »

Oct 19, 2014
Thousands Watch Head of the Charles Regatta

Thousands Watch Head of the Charles Regatta

The banks of the Charles River were lined with spectators as rowers from around the world competed in the... Watch »

Oct 19, 2014
NFL Roundup: Week 7

NFL Roundup: Week 7

Here's who won and who lost in the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season. Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Broncos' Julius Thomas Making It Look Easy

Broncos' Julius Thomas Making It Look Easy

Julius Thomas says he was misquoted — by Julius Thomas. Watch »

Oct 19, 2014
Serena Slams Russian Official Over

Serena Slams Russian Official Over "Racist" Comments

Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister... Read »

Oct 19, 2014
Giants Fan Who Caught Home-Run Ball Gives It Back, Gets World Series Tickets

Giants Fan Who Caught Home-Run Ball Gives It Back, Gets World...

A lifelong San Francisco Giants fan had a piece of team history in his hands after Thursday's game: the... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
MMA Fighter

MMA Fighter "War Machine" Attempts Suicide in Jail: Police

Professional mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, who is accused of... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
Pats’ D Holds on But Must Improve

Pats’ D Holds on But Must Improve

Patriots coach Bill Belichick wasn't kidding when he called Thursday night's effort against the Jets... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
NBA Approves Expanded Instant Replay and Other Rules

NBA Approves Expanded Instant Replay and Other Rules

The NBA’s Board of Governors approved some rule changes which will go into effect for the upcoming season,... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
San Francisco Giants Beat Cardinals 6-3, Advance to World Series

San Francisco Giants Beat Cardinals 6-3, Advance to World Series

The San Francisco Giants closed out the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series with... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014

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