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Vernon Gholston Claims He Has Tryout with Washington Redskins

Former first-round pick Vernon Gholston is attempting an NFL comeback. The ex-Jets linebacker tweeted Tuesday that he will have a tryout with Washington at an unspecified date.<p>Gholston, 28, has not appeared in an NFL game since 2010. The Chicago Bears and St. Louis Rams signed him in 2011 and 2012, …

Lance Armstrong sanctioned for $10 million after arbitration panel holds him liable for lying about his doping

An arbitration panel in Texas has ordered Lance Armstrong and his since-dissolved team management company to pay $10 million to a Dallas-based promotions company for lying about his use of performance-enhancing drugs a decade ago, the Associated Press reports. Armstrong eventually told the truth …

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Kirk Cousins is doing offseason drills with Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden has been a Kirk Cousins fan for years.<p>“Maybe one of these days I can get back in the game and coach you,” the ESPN analyst told Cousins in the run-up to the 2012 draft.<p>“If I were a coach, I’d offer a first-round pick to the Redskins to get Kirk Cousins on my team,” Gruden said before the …

A-Rod and his hand-written apology: Seriously?

It wouldn’t be enough for Alex Rodriguez to say he’s sorry in person, or even to take that well-worn path for celebrities and trot out a statement through a team of publicists. This had to be in his own hand, in cursive, as if he were Heathcliff and the fans his Catherine. Forget that nearly no one …

Bernie Sanders’s claim that 99 percent of new income is going to top 1 percent of Americans

<i>“In terms of income as opposed to wealth, almost all of the new income generated in recent years has gone to the top 1 percent. In fact, the latest information that we have shows that in recent years, over 99 percent of all new income generated in the economy has gone to the top 1 percent.”</i> <b><br>— Sen.</b> …

Democrats are bracing for another Obamacare backlash

The Obamacare window technically just closed this weekend, but a new round of political headaches could just be beginning for the administration.<p>That's because it's tax season, and many Americans could soon be getting an unwelcome surprise that they owe the government a penalty for skipping health …

Joe Biden takes ‘being Biden’ to new heights (or depths)

We've been here so many times with Joe Biden, the world's most powerful close talker, that it hardly seems worth commenting on. But we couldn't help noticing this photo from Tuesday's swearing-in ceremony of Ashton Carter, the new secretary of defense. The woman whose ear Biden appears to be …