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Lawyer: 'American Sniper' said ex-Marine 'straight-up nuts'

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Shortly before he was shot to death by a troubled former Marine at a Texas gun range, legendary Navy SEAL sniper Chris …

Kobe tops Jordan on NBA scoring list

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list Sunday and moved into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar …

Basketball

Auburn freshman Jakell Mitchell shot and killed near school campus

Freshman tight end Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed in early Sunday at an apartment complex near the school. Later Sunday, murder charges were …

LeBron James wears 'I can't breathe' shirt before game - CNN.com

<i>Witnessing protests in your city? Share your photos with CNN iReport.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Before the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers faced off on the basketball court Monday night, several players were already scoring points with protesters outside the arena.<p>As they warmed up for the game, Cleveland …

Paul MacLean fired by Senators

The Senators have fired head coach Paul MacLean and have promoted assistant coach Dave Cameron.<p>Paul MacLean has been fired by the Ottawa Senators, the team announced on Monday afternoon. Assistant coach Dave Cameron has been named the team's head coach.<p>MacLean was entering the first year of a …

NFL won't discipline Rams players who supported Ferguson protesters

It sounds like St. Louis' Stedman Bailey, Chris Givens, Tavon Austin, Kenny Britt and Jared Cook won't be disciplined for their actions Sunday.<p>The …

Texans back J.J. Watt for MVP

Houston players believe Watt impacts the game more than anyone, even the league's best quarterback.<p>The Houston Texans may not even make the postseason, but that doesn't mean they couldn't conceivably have the league's Most Valuable Player on their team. His teammates have noted defensive end J.J. …

St. Louis police association criticizes gesture by Rams players

The St. Louis Police Officers Association has called on the NFL to publicly apologize and discipline the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game.<p>It was an apparent show of solidarity with Ferguson protesters in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict the …

Dead Ohio athlete said he struggled with concussions

The rough sports he loved may have helped to do Kosta Karageorge in at age 22.<p>The body of the Ohio State University football player and wrestler was found Sunday in a Dumpster. A handgun was found nearby. Police believe he shot himself.<p>His mother told police after he went missing last week that her …

Ferguson decision: What witnesses told the grand jury

Did Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson shoot Michael Brown dead as he staggered to the ground, hobbled by gunshot wounds? Or, did the 18-year-old aggressively charge at Wilson even after the officer ordered him to stop?<p>A St. Louis County grand jury heard both versions and many more from dozens …

29 arrested in St. Louis area violence, police chief says

Amid criticism that he did not effectively deploy the National Guard, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday said he is sending more troops to the St. Louis region to bolster security after a night of rioting and looting in Ferguson.<p>Hours after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer …

Pablo Sandoval agrees to a 5-year, $100 million deal with Boston, per report

The Red Sox didn't rest on the news of signing Haney Ramirez. They're reportedly adding third baseman Pablo Sandoval as well.<p>The Red Sox have signed free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval to a five-year contract, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal is believed to be worth about $100 …

NFL power rankings, Week 13: Patriots in command, Cardinals fall

With five weeks left in the season, there are still 18 teams with winning records. This week's power rankings tries to sort out which ones look like contenders and which ones are destined to slide down the stretch.<p>Week 12 of the NFL season is in the books. The Patriots won their seventh straight …

Mass found in chest of Eric Berry

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has what team officials believe is lymphoma -- a form of cancer -- and has been placed on …

Viktor Tikhonov dies at 84; Soviet coach who lost in 'Miracle on Ice'

Viktor Tikhonov, the stern hockey coach who led the Soviet Union's "Big Red Machine" to three Olympic gold medals and eight world championships but was on the losing side when Herb Brooks' American college kids pulled off the "Miracle on Ice" at the 1980 Lake PlacidWinter Games, died Sunday in …

Yaya Toure Picks Messi but Not Ronaldo in All-Time Dream Team

Yaya Toure has named his all-time dream team, but while Barcelona's Lionel Messi makes the side, there is no place for Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo.<p>Toure named his lineup in a sponsorship video for Nissan, and his Barcelona bias is perhaps less surprising when you consider he formerly plied …

Soccer

Longtime NHL coach Pat Quinn dies

Pat Quinn, a longtime NHL coach who twice reached the Stanley Cup Final, has died at age 71, officials said Monday.<p>Quinn died Sunday night at Vancouver General Hospital after a year of declining health, said officials from the Vancouver Giants, a junior hockey team that Quinn co-owned.<p>A cause of …

Beckham catch is monster highlight for Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. hopes his jaw-dropping, one-handed touchdown catch for the New York Giants on Sunday night isn't the NFL's greatest of all time.<p>The rookie believes there are more great catches to come, including some he can make and celebrate.<p>"I haven't really seen it …

Father of boy, 12, gunned down by police questions cops

Surveillance video is "very clear on what took place" at a Cleveland playground when a rookie police officer fatally shot a 12-year-old boy brandishing a fake gun, police said Monday.<p>Tamir Rice was shot twice in the torso Saturday afternoon and died at a hospital Sunday morning.<p>Deputy Chief Ed …

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to step down

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down from his position as soon as the Senate confirms a successor.<p>Hagel, who has served as Defense secretary since February 2013, was forced out by President Barack Obama, CNN confirmed from several sources.<p>During …

Shrien Dewani: judge considers if case should be dismissed

South African judge considers whether to throw out the murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani for lack of evidence<p>The judge hearing British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial for the alleged murder of his wife in a staged carjacking on their Cape Town honeymoon will consider on Monday …

Gov. Cuomo: Jets-Bills 'impractical'

With more snow falling in the area around Ralph Wilson Stadium, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo considers it "impractical" to play Sunday's game between …

Steelers release LeGarrette Blount

The Steelers wasted little time in getting rid of LeGarrette Blount, releasing the veteran running back less than 24 hours after he left the field …

Steelers Player Gets Cut After Leaving The Field, Trying To Get On The Bus Before Game Was Over

He was released on Tuesday, the team announced.<p>Blount, a running back who signed a two-year, $3.9 million contract last spring, has seen his role in the offense steadily diminish in recent weeks. On Monday night he didn't get a single carry, which reportedly led to his walk-off.<p>From Bouchette:<p>He …

Richie Incognito Has Impressed in Workouts but Is Likely Still Too Toxic to Sign

Link to Media<p>In order for Richie Incognito to play in the NFL again, there would have to be a plague that hit only offensive linemen. Hundreds of them would have to catch the flu. Or break something. In other words, total desperation.<p>What's happening with Incognito is pretty clear. Teams that are …

Pearl Harbor

Sens GM Bryan Murray on cancer: 'There is no cure at this point for me'

Sad news out of the hockey world as Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray admitted that his Stage 4 colon cancer is incurable.<p>Ottawa Senators …

Red Sox 'all-in' on Pablo Sandoval

PHOENIX -- While there have been reports, most notably from Buster Olney of ESPN.com, that the San Francisco Giants are optimistic about re-signing …