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Pelosi: 'I'm here on a mission'

Nancy Pelosi isn’t going anywhere.<p>While many thought the California Democrat would step down as House minority leader after this Congress, Pelosi confidants now believe she will remain atop House leadership through 2016 and maybe even longer.<p>Pelosi herself won’t tip her hand about her plans. But …

BILL CLINTON: Obama Needs To Call The GOP's Bluff On Government Shutdown

"They [the GOP] haven't asked for negotiations," Clinton told Stephanopoulos on "This Week." "They said, 'Yeah, we negotiate with everybody and we don't like where it came out. We want our way. It's our way or the highway. And if you don't do it, we'll shut the government down.'"<p>"I think there are …

Countdown To Shutdown: The Ted Cruz Show Comes To A Close

<b>Wednesday's Highlights</b><p>Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his marathon Senate floor speech at noon when his appointed time ran out.<p>He concluded his 21-hour-plus session by calling on his fellow Senate Republicans to block final passage of the spending bill the Senate must pass to avoid a government shutdown …

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Potential Trades to Give Houston Rockets Title Boost

Should the Houston Rockets make any major trades? Some compelling arguments can definitely be made.<p>The team wants to win a championship, and they have every reason to believe they’re on the road there.<p>But it seems there’s still quite a bit of trail left yet. Their roster is something of a quandary …

NBA

Jeanie Buss describes the ‘betrayal’ she felt after the Lakers hired Mike D’Antoni over her fiancée, Phil Jackson

The Los Angeles Lakers stunned the NBA when they hired former Nuggets, Suns and Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni to lead the team on a full time basis ten …

Grading Every Position Heading into Houston Rockets Training Camp

With new additions here and there, the Houston Rockets have quality players up and down the roster at each position.<p>The center position is stacked with superstar Dwight Howard joining forces with Omer Asik in the frontcourt. Other positions, such as power forward, still have some glaring weaknesses.<p>…

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Grading Every Position Heading into LA Lakers Training Camp

After a wild offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers are heading into training camp and preparing to get the 2013-14 season underway.<p>This past summer was filled with storylines in L.A.<p>Dwight Howard abandoned the Lakers for the Houston Rockets, Mitch Kupchak completely revamped the roster, and Kobe Bryant …

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0<p>reply<p>1w<p>Social Media 1w ago<p>Leonard-Spurs relationship and other NBA trending stories<p>0<p>reply<p>2w<p>Social Media 2w ago<p>Cavs, Larry Nance Jr. share interest …

How LeBron James Can Win His 5th MVP

The question that will dominate the speculation around LeBron James this regular season—aside from the 2014 free-agency possibilities—will be whether he can win a third consecutive Most Valuable Player Award.<p>Not even Michael Jordan has accomplished such a feat, and the last player to do it was …

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0<p>reply<p>17hr<p>Social Media 17hr ago<p>The draft lottery room and other trending NBA stories<p>0<p>reply<p>2d<p>Social Media 2d ago<p>Actor Ethan Hawke criticizes Knicks …

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0<p>reply<p>21hr<p>Social Media 21hr ago<p>What's next for the Raptors and other trending stories<p>0<p>reply<p>2d<p>Social Media 2d ago<p>Pistons, Van Gundy part ways and …

SMU vs. Texas A&M: 10 Things We Learned in the Aggies' Win

Despite missed extra points, a turnover and more than a dozen penalties, Texas A&M had no problem defeating in-state rival SMU at home on Saturday night.<p>Quarterback Johnny Manziel was his usual self, and the Aggies defense came to play.<p>With the first road contest of the season looming next week, …

College Football

Alabama wins, but frustration is obvious

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- AJ McCarron didn't bother to watch Kenyan Drake cross the plane of the end zone. Alabama's veteran quarterback instead turned …

Are LSU, Alabama on an Undefeated Collision Course?

Alabama and LSU came away with solid wins in Week 4, and both teams are one step closer to an undefeated showdown.<p>Will both teams stay unbeaten until their Nov. 9 matchup, or will someone be able to trip them up before then?<p>Watch college football analysts Barrett Sallee and Michael Felder break …

Johnny Manziel's Updated 2013 Heisman Outlook After Win over SMU

Right now, Johnny Manziel should be the Heisman front-runner.<p>After the 42-13 victory over SMU on Saturday, Manziel has completed 70 percent of his passes for 1,228 yards (11.2 yards per pass attempt) while tossing 12 touchdowns to four interceptions in four games.<p>Granted, Texas A&M isn't undefeated …

College Football

Texas A&M Football: Scheme Changes Bring Defense Up to SEC Standard

The Texas A&M defense made a few adjustments following last week's embarrassing 568-yard, 42-point showing against top-ranked Alabama.<p>Notably, it shut down Southern Methodist, with the first unit allowing only six points (13 overall) while accumulating three turnovers.<p>Forget Johnny Manziel, who did …

College Football

Texas gets the win it desperately needed

AUSTIN, Texas – Even after a must-win game over the defending Big 12 champion, Texas coach Mack Brown wasn’t ready to celebrate just yet. But surely …

Video: Does Alabama deserve to be No. 1?

Lou Holtz and Mark May debate if Alabama is deserving of the No. 1 ranking.

College Football

College football players wearing 'APU' markers, apparently meant to protest NCAA

Several players made arguably the most prominent statement yet against the NCAA's policies by putting letters symbolizing their "All Players United" on their clothing.<p>Several prominent players made a strong statement in Saturday's games, taking the field with "APU" -- All Players United -- written …

Dick Vitale apologizes for comparing Arian Foster to a prostitute

Getty Images<p>When Texans running back Arian Foster admitted he was getting money on the side during his college football career, some people who …

Report: Giants Sign RB Peyton Hillis

<b>Update</b>:<p>Mike Garafolo reports that the Giants are signing RB <b>Peyton Hillis</b> on Wednesday.<p>Hillis was one of four running backs who were brought in for …

Mike Vick Autograph Signing Cancel After Death Threats | BSO

NFL Headline Legal BSO Entertainment News<p>September 21, 2013 Michael Vick, NFL, Mike Vick, Eagles<p>Let’s think about this logically.<p>You are a person …

Have Obama's Troubles Weakened Him For Fall's Fiscal Fights?

President Obama has had a tough year. He failed to pass gun legislation. Plans for an immigration overhaul have stalled in the House. He barely escaped what would have been a humiliating rejection by Congress on his plan to strike Syria.<p>Just this week, his own Democrats forced Larry Summers, the …

The Republicans almost went insane: Santorum really could have beaten Romney

It’s frightening how close Rick Santorum really came to upending Mitt Romney<p>After the South Carolina primary, Mitt Romney needed to turn things around quickly. His next opportunity to do so came two days later at the Republican debate in Tampa, Florida, on January 23. Before the debate took place, …

Ted Cruz’s bullying formula

Here’s the real reason the right-wing nut from Texas is able to tell his party where to go<p>Why is Ted Cruz so successful at bullying the Republican Party? What we’re seeing, in part, is a cost of going post-policy for mainstream conservatives.<p>I’ll start with the dynamic that may send Republicans …

Obama blames 'far right' Republicans for prospect of government shutdown

Barack Obama on Saturday used his weekly address from the White House to restate his position in his budget battle with Congress, and to single out "a faction on the far right of the Republican party" for blame over the prospect of a government shutdown.<p>After House Republicans passed a bill on …

Obama's Passing Up Chances To Turn On The Charm

President Obama isn't known as a schmoozer like Bill Clinton or a back-slapper like George W. Bush. But he does know that a personal touch can woo allies and soften adversaries.<p>Right now, domestic and international crises are looming on all sides of the president. Although a little tenderness might …