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  • IndyCar fans, officials mourn Dan Wheldon, search for answers

    IndyCar fans, officials mourn Dan Wheldon, search for answers

    IndyCar officials have not yet addressed safety concerns about the motor sport, preferring to focus on mourning Dan Wheldon, as condolences continue to pour in from around the globe.

  • First two weeks of NBA season canceled. Who's affected?

    First two weeks of NBA season canceled. Who's affected?

    NBA commissioner David Stern announced the cancellation of the new season's first two weeks Monday night. Can NBA owners and the players association come together on a new CBA before more are lost?

  • Tony Parker earns minimum wage in Europe for a good reason

    Tony Parker earns minimum wage in Europe for a good reason

    Tony Parker has taken a minimum wage job in France but he says it's a strategic move.

  • NBA preseason canceled as contract talks end

    NBA preseason canceled as contract talks end

    NBA preseason lost, first two weeks of season now in jeopardy. League cancelled NBA preseason after union rejected 50-50 revenue split.

  • NBA lockout: a meeting, but no deal

    NBA lockout: a meeting, but no deal

    NBA lockout still on after players, owners fail to reach agreement. NBA lockout threatens to cut into season.

  • Kobe Bryant being courted by Italian club Virtus Bologna

    Kobe Bryant being courted by Italian club Virtus Bologna

    Kobe Bryant: An anonymous source tells The Associated Press that 'an Italian brand well known around the world' is prepared to provide cash for the deal.

  • Yao Ming, Richard Branson team up to stop shark fin trade

    Yao Ming, Richard Branson team up to stop shark fin trade

    Yao Ming and Richard Branson are teaming up to help put an end to the cruel trade of shark fins for use primarily in shark fin soups in China.

  • Metta World Peace: Ron Artest changes name to better the world

    Metta World Peace: Ron Artest changes name to better the world

    Metta World Peace is now officially Ron Artest's new name. Mr. World Peace's name change was initially delayed due to outstanding traffic tickets.

  • 'Rogue': Is Sarah Palin book too sleazy?

    Chapter & Verse 'Rogue': Is Sarah Palin book too sleazy?

    Joe McGinniss's Sarah Palin book, 'Rogue,' isn't even out till next week but the flaming headlines are already in place.

  • Nancy Grace, Chaz Bono cast in Dancing with the Stars Season 13

    Nancy Grace, Chaz Bono cast in Dancing with the Stars Season 13

    Nancy Grace and Chaz Bono will join the cast for Season 13 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. The entire cast was revealed by America's Funniest Home Videos host Tom Bergeron and Dancing with the Stars Season 7 champion Brooke Burke, who co-hosted Monday night's announcement at the end of an episode of the reality TV show "Bachelor Pad." DWTS pairs celebrities with professional dancers (and choreographers) who perform in front of a panel of the three judges, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba. Viewers can vote for their favorite dancing couples. Last season's winner was Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and professional dancer Kym Johnson. Six of the past 12 DWTS winners have been athletes. The DWTS head of casting says, “There are some strong personalities [in Season 13]," USA today reports, "Any time it gets people talking, obviously that's a good thing. It gets people watching. This first show is definitely going to be water-cooler talk." The show opens on Sept. 19. Who are the DWTS Season 13 contestants?