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SEC's Manziel, McCarron among Heisman hopefuls

Four quarterbacks and two running backs are among a record-tying six Heisman finalists.

REPORT: Mack Brown will step down as UT Longhorns football coach

According to Chip Brown of the University of Texas Rivals website,, head football coach Mack Brown will be stepping down after 16 years. An official decision is expected to be announced in the next 48 hours.

Old churches get makeovers as homes, bookstores

Some would knock on the door, like the unstable man who claimed he was Satan and had come to kill Jesus.

Five world leaders missing Mandela's memorial

Four past or present United States presidents are among the nearly 100 world leaders joining celebrities and tens of thousands of South Africans to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela Tuesday -- but some of the world's best-known leaders a

Extreme cold raises fears for 2 adults, 4 children missing in Nevada snow

Frigid weather gripping much of the United States led to a frenzied search in northwest Nevada, where rescue teams are searching a mountainous area for two adults and four children who went to play in the snow and never returned.

Police: Newlyweds lure man through Craigslist for thrill killing

It isn't that the man had done anything wrong to infuriate Elytte Barbour and his wife. The couple -- married three weeks -- just wanted to kill someone together, police said.

2013 bowl game schedule

The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.

Five ways to preserve your teeth as you age

For all intents and purposes, we really get only one shot to take care of our teeth.

Louisiana man wakes up on plane, locked in alone

Tom Wagner woke up Friday night and the plane cabin was dark. And empty. Completely empty. He looked around from his window seat near the back of the jet and wondered, "What is going on?"

Thousands of flights canceled as wintry weather wallops East Coast

Canadian James Archibald has lived at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport for four days as a bizarre deep freeze forced airlines to cancel hundreds of flights.