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Sports Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots (Photo Gallery)
Ahead of the 2014 college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which school had the best mascot. The Duck came in fifth.
Sports USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months
USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year's world championships and took away his funding from the sport's national governing body as a result of the Olympic champion's second DUI arrest.
Sports Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."
Sports OSU Beavers hold off Colorado Buffs for 36-31 win OSU Beavers hold off Colorado Buffs for 36-31 win (Photo Gallery)
Terron Ward ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns, including a 10-yard score with 5:09 remaining, and Oregon State's defense turned away Colorado's last-gasp drive as the Beavers hung on to beat the Buffaloes 36-31 on Saturday.
Sports A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL
Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.