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One year ago, it was uncertain whether Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson would even suit up in 2012, due to a pair of gruesome injuries.

But now the former is headed for the playoffs, the latter may set the all-time rushing record and both stars have been named Pro Bowl starters.

Pro Bowl players

The NFL announced the rosters last night for its meaningless postseason celebration, with Manning under center for the AFC and Peterson in the backfield for the NFC.

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Former Major League Baseball star Andruw Jones has been arrested on charges of battery.

Giving unfortunate new meaning to the term "slugger," Jones - who has won 10 Gold Glove Awards and became the youngest player to hit two home runs in a World Series Game in 1996 - was booked at the Gwinnett County Detention Center around 3:45 a.m. yesterday.

Andruw Jones Mug Shot

Authorities say a 911 call was placed around 1:30 a.m., reporting a domestic dispute between Jones and his wife, Nicole.

She claims a drunk Jones dragged her down a flight of stairs and threatened to kill her.

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Kim Kardashian is no longer the only person who thinks Kris Humphries sucks.

The Brooklyn Nets power forward, who had been a fixture in his team's starting lineup for most of the season, was benched last night in the squad's 95-92 win over Philadelphia.

It was the first Did Not Play - Coach's Decision of Humphries' Nets' career.

Kris Humphries in Brooklyn

"Anybody wants to start and play as much as possible, so you are obviously frustrated," Kris told the press in response to his lack of playing time. "But it's about more than one player."

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At least one person was killed and three others injured in a shooting broke out during party in Munch Bar in Bellevue, Washington, police said.

Bellevue Shooting

Witnesses said the Munch Bar was hosting a Seattle Seahawks after party when the shooting occurred following the team's rout of the 49ers last night.

Reports say one male victim was lying on the floor with blood everywhere.

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Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel was found dead Saturday at the age of 36. He died of a self-inflicted shotgun blast in his Jacksonville home.

Ryan Freel Picture

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was investigating the death as a suicide.

The scrappy, versatile Freel played eight seasons in the majors from 2001-09 with Toronto, Cincinnati, Baltimore, the Chicago Cubs and Kansas City.

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Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas was selected The Associated Press' female athlete of the year for 2012, edging out swimmer Missy Franklin.

''I didn't realize how much of an impact I made,'' said Douglas, 16, the first African-American to win the Olympic all-around title, gymnastics' biggest prize.

Gabby Douglas' Pony Tail

''My mom and everyone tells me, 'You really won't know the full impact until you're 30 or 40 years old.' But I think it's starting to sink in a little.''

In a year filled with standout female athletes, the pint-sized gymnast's performances shone just a little bit brighter. Douglas received 48 of 157 votes.

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Suzy Favor Hamilton, a former U.S. Olympian in track and field, issued a formal apology today after her life as an escort in Las Vegas was exposed.

In a story on The Smoking Gun, the 44-year old admitted she has worked under the alias "Kelly Lundy," for the past year, selling herself for $600 an hour.

Suzy Favor Hamilton Pic

Favor Hamilton lives with her husband, Mark, and seven-year daughter and told the website that the former "tried to stop" her and "wasn't supportive" of the escort lifestyle at all.

We wonder why.

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Folks in Durham, North Carolina have reason to celebrate today.

Jabari Parker, considered by many to be the best high school senior in the nation, announced this afternoon that he will attend Duke University in 2013, instantly boosting the Blue Devils' title chances a year from now.

Parker Pic

Parker is a 6'8" forward who attends Simeon Career Academy in Chicago.

His all-around game has been compared to players such as Grant Hill and he's considered a surefire top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

In the end, Parker selected Duke over Michigan State, BYU, Florida and Stanford.

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The NFL fined Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III $10,000 for wearing Adidas apparel to a post-game news conference ... seriously.

Nike is the league’s official uniform maker, so this was a big no-no.


League officials said they would issue a warning but not a fine to Griffin earlier this season when he covered the Nike logo on his shirt before a game.

The rookie phenomenon was fined this time, however, after rocking Adidas again following the team's win over the Baltimore Ravens on December 9.

Griffin was also in the news this week because of the comments made by Rob Parker of ESPN, who accused him of being a "cornball brother" ... seriously.

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Still on suspension by ESPN, Rob Parker has offered a public apology for the race-based rant he went on last week against Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

On First Take, the reporter referred to Griffin as a "cornball brother" and said he's a pretend African-American, partly because the rookie is married to a white woman.

"I blew it and I'm sincerely sorry," Parker Tweeted today. "I completely understand how the issue of race in sports is a sensitive one and needs to be handled with great care."

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