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Three months after he was arrested, 18-time gold medalist Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving. This is not his first brush with the law.

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Gift guide for the food-lover on your list

Have a food-lover on your holiday gift list? From meat-themed items to serving platters and more, these items are sure to please. (Photos)

Sorting out the mess of the NFC South

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