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The Big 12 and the Southeastern conferences have announced a deal that will pit their football regular-season champions against each other in a New Year's Day bowl game for five years beginning in 2014, positioning themselves for the expected switch to a four-team playoff.
MUNICH (AP) — Chelsea is playing for a place in European soccer history as well as next season's competition when it meets Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.
BALTIMORE (AP) — No one is loving the run up to Saturday's Preakness more than Doug O'Neill.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Heat canceled practice and their media availability one day after a blowout loss in Game 3 to the Pacers.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was nestled on a corner bench in front of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course, thinking back to a time when he was nothing more than a young man trying to make a living in the horse racing game.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies are mighty proud of their run of five straight NL East championships.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a team that hadn't trailed in a game since last month, the Los Angeles Kings were awfully good at playing from behind.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — On his 30th birthday, Tony Parker first kept the San Antonio Spurs on pace for what might be another lopsided playoff sweep. Then the All-Star who's always quick to needle Tim Duncan about his age finally acknowledged his own.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Ryan Palmer has been thinking about redemption at the Byron Nelson Championship, and a chance at home to hold up that trophy.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 12-year-old Texas boy who was suspended from school after shaving his head to resemble the face of Spurs forward Matt Bonner scored tickets to a playoff game and props from his favorite NBA player.