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  • The Simple Dollar How much is 'enough'?

    One of the biggest keys to financial success is to wake up in the morning, look around your life, and feel as though you have enough, Hamm writes.

  • NFL playoff thrill-a-thon: Flacco’s fling, Kaepernick’s runs; Falcons' escape. A Week 19 quiz

    A wild weekend of NFL playoff action results in a pair of brothers coaching for conference championships. To test your knowledge of NFL playoff developments, take this 12-question quiz.

  • MLB, players take lead on drug testing. Will NFL players follow?

    Major League Baseball announced an agreement with the players' union to start in-season random drug testing, including for human growth hormone. NFL players have delayed implementation of a 2011 agreement.

  • Ravin' about a retiring Raven: an NFL wild-card weekend quiz

    Retiring Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis put on quite a show Sunday in Baltimore's wild-card playoff win over the Colts. Test your knowledge of what transpired in the NFL playoffs' opening weekend.

  • Robert Griffin III: RG3 knee injury a warning sign for his future? (+video)

    Robert Griffin III limped out of the Washington Redskins' 24-14 loss Sunday. The RG3 knee injury raises questions about his durability – and whether he should have been playing.

  • NHL, players reach 10-year deal, save season

    NHL deal, which must still be ratified, would allow up to 60 percent of the season to be played. Players to split revenue 50-50 with NHL and get a pension for first time.

  • NFL playoffs: Are rookie QBs outliers or start of a new era?

    Rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Russell Wilson will each start in the NFL playoffs Sunday. They point to changes in the game – but also to unique talents.

  • Oregon Ducks beat Kansas State: Is this Chip Kelly's last game? (+video)

    The Oregon Ducks dismantled No. 7 Kansas State 35-17 at the Fiesta Bowl. The Oregon Ducks led 8-0 within the first 12 seconds of the game. Was this coach Chip Kelly's last game with the Ducks?

  • A Week 17 NFL quiz

    The NFL’s regular season ended Sunday with one coach, Indianapolis’s Chuck Pagano, making a triumphant and inspiring return to the sidelines after months of cancer treatments. Meanwhile a handful of coaches were about to receive pink slips (Philadelphia’s Andy Reid, Kansas City’s Romeo Crennel, Cleveland’s Pat Shurmur, and Buffalo’s Chan Gailey were gone by Monday morning, and others seemed sure to follow). Amid the musical chairs to make the playoffs, Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson came up just nine yards shy of his quest to overtake Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards. His 199 yards, however, helped the Vikings land a playoff berth. The Redskins also were carried to the playoffs by a running back, rookie Alfred Morris, a little-known sixth-round draft pick out of Florida Atlantic, who gained a team record 200 yards in Washington’s win-or-go-home 28-18 victory over Dallas. To test your knowledge of Week 17 NFL developments, take this 12-question quiz.

  • Sports in 2012: here are some Monitor highlights

    It’s impossible to list all the records set in 2012, but here’s a short rundown of some heralded highlights, plus 20 of our favorites, including some you might have missed.