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Blake Griffin, Draymond Green ejected after weird series of altercations

The Clippers and Warriors were not in a very loving mood on this Christmas Day.<p>The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers do not like each other. We knew that coming into this game, but it got a little bit out of hand in the fourth quarter.<p>Things got heated when Draymond Green threw an …

How The Secret Service Protects The President's Hawaii Vacation

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the middle of the Pacific -- a small island that is already home to the nation's second worst traffic -- his security apparatus is a bit more …

Super Saturday sales, foot traffic from Christmas shoppers plummet

Last-minute shoppers visited fewer stores and spent less money last week than they did the week before, putting a pinch on retailers who had hoped for strong sales during the final weekend before Christmas, according to ShopperTrak.<p>The data firm found that from Dec. 16-22, revenue at …

The Western Conference Power Rankings

It's time to try to figure out where everyone stands out West as we head toward the midpoint of the NBA season<p>As we race toward 2014 and the midpoint …

One dead, one critically injured in shooting outside San Diego mall

A woman was killed and a man critically injured in a shooting outside a San Diego mall in the early morning hours of Tuesday, police said.<p>The female victim who died called 911 at 1:15 a.m. local time from the parking lot of Macy’s in the Westfield Mission Valley Mall, said San Diego Police Lt. Mike …

Sprint is reportedly in final stages of acquiring T-Mobile

Sprint Nextel Corp.'s Japanese parent company, SoftBank Corp., is reportedly close to acquiring rival T-Mobile from German communications company Deutsche Telekom in a deal that is expected to be worth more than $19 billion.<p>Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that Sprint was …

The TSA's 12 Banned Items of Christmas

Pumpkin Carving With Miley Cyrus Extras

"Temptations" Robbie Jones: Fine As Hell | TMZ

The Evolution of Monta Ellis: Mercurial Former "Chucker" Is Thriving in Dallas

DALLAS — The reeducation of Monta Ellis began in August, in a Houston gym, where he was confronted with a sobering portrait, a detailed profile of every glitch in his game and every perceived flaw in his character.<p>Over eight NBA seasons, Ellis had assumed the aura of a prototypical gunner—his shot …

Basketball

Analysis: Efficient Kyle Orton gives Cowboys a chance

Think of Kyle Orton as a more accomplished, composed Josh McCown.<p>That might be the best-case scenario the 8-7 Dallas Cowboys can hope for from the respected veteran backup quarterback, who – with Tony Romo sidelined by a season-ending herniated disk – will start Sunday night's win-or-go-home NFC …

2013 Holiday Cards for Every NFL Team

It's the holiday season, which means every NFL team is busy sending out yuletide cheer to fans, sponsors and corporate partners alike.<p>Well, we got a copy of every holiday card from every NFL team for 2013, and we thought we would share them with you.<p>I know what you're probably thinking:<p><i>"Hey Dan,</i> …

Football (U.S.)

Who are the best NFL alumni from each college?

<b>By Robert Weintraub</b><p>No sport is more closely associated with its feeder system than the NFL. Where a pro player played college ball is a major part of …

NFL

Top stats to know: Heat at Lakers

The Lakers take on the Heat in the Staples Center at 5 p.m. ET on ABC.<p>According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this is the 15th consecutive year that …

Serena Williams named AP Female Athlete of the Year - CBSSports.com

Serena Williams can add one more title to her already outstanding 2013 campaign: AP's Female Athlete of the Year.<p>Williams was 78-4 with 11 titles …

NBA Game Scores - CBSSports.com

SCORING LEADERS<p>S. Curry GS 37 PTS, 6 REB, 4 AST<p>L. James CLE 23 PTS, 7 REB, 8 AST

Basketball

Carmelo Anthony injury: Ankle injury sidelines Knicks star on Christmas Day

The Knicks will be without their leading scorer when they face Kevin Durant and the Thunder.<p>Carmelo Anthony will not play for the New York Knicks when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder Christmas Day, the team officially announced via Twitter. Anthony was considered a game-time decision with a …

Online services experiencing outages across multiple consoles (updated)

Online services for multiple consoles are undergoing outages and other difficulties due to holiday traffic, according to their respective service status pages.<p>According to Nintendo's support page, Wii U services are completely inoperable at the time of this post. Service for the Nintendo DS, 3DS …

More than 25,000 Californians signed up for healthcare Monday

California's health insurance exchange said more than 25,000 people enrolled in health plans Monday — the deadline to apply for coverage starting Jan. 1 — and it gave an extension to those who encountered problems signing up.<p>The Covered California exchange acknowledged that many consumers, …

U.S. condemns Christmas attacks that kill 37 Christians in Iraq

WASHINGTON -- The<p>State Departmentcondemned twin Christmas Day attacks on Christians in Iraq that killed at least 37 people.<p>One car bomb, which killed at least 26 people, went off near a church in the Dora neighborhood of Baghdad during Christmas Mass. Another bomb exploded in an outdoor market in …