Top Sports Stories (Jan 31, 2012)

Bobcats encouraged by Kemba Walker’s progress

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Bobcats coach Paul Silas spent the better part of a week preaching to Kemba Walker the importance of passing first, shooting second. Apparently Walker’s a pretty good listener. In just his fourth start at point guard Walker …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Shelby Star

Colts’ Irsay won’t discuss Manning during Super Bowl week

INDIANAPOLIS — Jim Irsay did his own politicking Monday. Instead of talking about Peyton Manning and the franchise quarterback’s future in Indianapolis, the Colts owner quickly tossed the football to a real politician. "When I was asked about …

NFL January 30, 2012, 4:40 PM (PST)

New York Times

Rose responds to missed FTs with 35-point game

Sure, the Bulls were playing the struggling Washington Wizards Monday, but the opponent hardly mattered to guard Derrick Rose. He was ready to make amends for missing two late free throws against Miami while the Bulls trailed by a point. Before facing …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Teague’s ankle seems just fine

Well, at least the Hawks know there is absolutely nothing wrong with Jeff Teague’s sprained ankle. He piled up a career-high 24 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor, knocking down all four of his shots from beyond the 3-point line, just a game …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Associated Press

Similarities run deep with Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin

INDIANAPOLIS – On the sidelines one turns red while the other seems perpetually gray. That may be the biggest difference between Tom Coughlin and Bill Belichick, and perhaps the only one that separates them on a football field or in a meeting room. …

Boston Herald January 31, 2012, 2:42 AM (PST)

Philadelphia Daily News

Mavs’ trainers scramble as Kidd has injury scare

Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd thought he might have suffered a major injury Friday night when he said it felt like somebody kicked him in the calf. That description, Kidd said, sent up red flags for the team’s medical staff. "They were a…

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Ankle injury again keeps Lawson out

–Nuggets guard Ty Lawson missed his second straight game Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a sprained left ankle. The good news for the Nuggets is Lawson said his ankle is "feeling a lot better." But he did admit he still has …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Martinsville Reporter-Times

Genk completes deal for De Bruyne to Chelsea

LONDON (AP) -Kevin De Bruyne became the third Belgian youngster to join Chelsea in the space of six months after completing a move to the English Premier League giant from Racing Genk on Tuesday. The 20-year-old winger, who has been tracked by Chelsea …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)


Former F1 driver Sutil convicted for fight

MUNICH (AP) – Former Force India driver Adrian Sutil was convicted on Tuesday of causing grievous bodily harm to a Formula One team owner in a nightclub confrontation in China and given an 18-month suspended sentence. The Munich district court handed …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Euro News

Olsson brothers link up at Blackburn

BLACKBURN, England (AP) -Sweden midfielder Marcus Olsson has joined his twin brother Martin at Blackburn after signing for the English Premier League club on a free transfer on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Olsson joined Blackburn from Swedish side Halmstad…

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

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