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.

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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.

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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.

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The Los Angeles Lakers pulled out a 101-100 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats last night, bringing their record to 12-14 in Pau Gasol's return after an eight-game injury absence.

But who cares? Did you see Gerald Henderson's throw-down?!?

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