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Forget climate change, now we have to worry about fracking-related earthquakes

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Concerned that the natural gas boom is despoiling the environment? Here’s something else to shake you up: Some scientists have concluded a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck geologically placid Oklahoma in November 2011 is linked to wastewater injected into an oil …

Geology

Kansas House Approves Drug Testing For Welfare Applicants, Elected Officials

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation that would require drug testing for members of the state Legislature along with those seeking welfare and unemployment benefits.<p>The bill moves back to the state Senate, which approved the legislation earlier …

New Hampshire House Vote To Repeal Stand Your Ground Law

The Democrat-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives voted narrowly Wednesday to approve legislation that would repeal the state's Stand Your Ground law.<p>The bill's passage sets the stage for debate in the Republican-controlled state Senate over the future of a law first approved in 2011. …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Cleared to Face Barcelona: What It Means for PSG's Chances

Paris Saint-Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic was informed by UEFA on Tuesday that his two-match Champions League ban had been reduced to one match on appeal. The Swede, who saw red in Valencia during the first leg of PSG’s 2-1 victory in the last 16, sat out the return leg in the French capital meaning …

U.S. escapes Azteca with 0-0 draw against Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Brad Guzan swatted away shot after shot and the Americans hung on for a 0-0 draw with Mexico on Tuesday night, earning only their second point in a World Cup qualifier at Azteca Stadium.<p>"It's always going to be a bit hectic and a bit crazy, especially late in the game," Guzan …

Germany fall short of perfection against Kazakhstan in World Cup qualifier – video

Germany's coach and captain pick holes in their performance during a 4-1 victory over Kazakhstan in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier. Coach Joachim Löw …

Luis Suárez could face ban after appearing to punch Chile defender

Luis Suárez is waiting to learn whether his latest brush with controversy will result in an extended international suspension which could sideline …

NFL free agency 2013 tracker: Antoine Winfield, Darrius Heyward-Bey making the rounds

There was plenty of free agency news worth reading up on from Tuesday, including the market picking up for cornerback Antoine Winfield and wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.<p>While the free agency news is slowing down, teams have plenty of roster space to fill up. The ignings will keep coming. …

Rio 2016 Olympics: stadium closed indefinitely over safety fears

Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Olympics have suffered a blow after the city's mayor ordered the indefinite closure of a recently built …

Klinsmann salutes US defence after key draw at Mexico's Azteca fortress

The United States held on for a valuable scoreless draw in Mexico on Tuesday night, earning only their second point in a World Cup qualifier at …

Robert Griffin III: Goal is Week 1

Robert Griffin III said in a statement released to ESPN on Tuesday that his goal is to return in Week 1, but only if he's healthy.<p>"My knee is getting …

Football (U.S.)

Dez Bryant eyes 2,000-yard mark

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is confident that he's capable of becoming the NFL's first 2,000-yard receiver.<p>The 24-year-old Bryant believes his …

NFL

Michael Huff and Baltimore Ravens Agree on 3-Year Deal

The Baltimore Ravens and former Oakland Raiders safety Michael Huff have agreed in principle on a three-year deal.<p>The Ravens' official Twitter account shared the news on Wednesday:<p>Huff, the No. 7 pick in the 2006 NFL draft, has played with the Raiders for his entire seven-year career, but the team …

Conflicting Reports Surround Colt McCoy's Future with Cleveland Browns

It's unclear as to whether Colt McCoy will be a member of the Cleveland Browns next season.<p><b>UPDATE: Thursday, March 28 at 9:38 a.m. ET by Patrick Clarke</b><p>According to <i>The Plain Dealer</i>'s Mary Kay Cabot (via Twitter), the Browns have no plans to release Colt McCoy this offseason but are willing to deal …

Mexico sets ESPN record for World Cup Qualifying

Despite a 10:30 p.m. ET start and a 0-0 draw, a record World Cup Qualifying audience tuned in.<p>The U.S. Men's National Team struck another blow for soccer in this country Tuesday night, both on the field and off.<p>The USMNT's 0-0 draw against Mexico drew a 1.6 overnight rating, and later Wednesday …