Top Sports Stories (Feb 05, 2012)


Boston police hope for calm after Super Bowl

BOSTON- Boston officials are urging fans to behave responsibly as the New England Patriots [team stats] play the New York Giants in the Super Bowl on Sunday. Police say they expect to have more than 2,000 officers on the streets of Boston by the game’s…

Boston Herald February 05, 2012, 10:35 AM (PST)

Herald News

Underwood tweets support for Pats after Super Bowl eve release

INDIANAPOLIS — Tiquan Underwood is wishing the New England Patriots good luck after they cut him on the eve of the Super Bowl. If they win, the wide receiver who had three catches this season would be eligible for a championship ring and a full …

CBS Sports February 05, 2012, 11:26 AM (PST)

Big Moment ~~NY Giants vs New England Live NFL Super Bowl

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Patriots playing in seventh Super Bowl. They’re 3-3 in title games, winning after 2001, 2003 and 2004 seasons. … Giants 3-1 in Super Bowls, winning in 1986, 1990 and 2007 seasons. They’ve won seven NFL championships overall…

Salon February 05, 2012, 11:26 AM (PST)


Lindsey Vonn gets 50th World Cup win

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — Lindsey Vonn captured her 50th World Cup victory by winning the downhill on the demanding Kandahar course Saturday. The American is third on the career list, behind Annemarie Moser-Proell of Austria (62 victories) and… February 05, 2012, 10:14 AM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated

Fed Cup: Kvitova, Czech Republic down Germany

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova rallied to beat Germany’s Sabine Lisicki on Sunday, sending defending champion Czech Republic into the semifinals of the Fed Cup. Angelique Kerber later beat Lucie Hradecka 6-4, 6-4 to salvage…

CNN Sports Illustrated February 05, 2012, 11:26 AM (PST)

Jovanovski keeps Serbia in Fed Cup match with win over Belgium’s Flipkens

CHARLEROI, Belgium – Bojana Jovanovski kept Serbia alive in its Fed Cup match against Belgium, beating Kirsten Flipkens 6-2, 6-4 to level their first-round tie at 2-2 and set up the decisive doubles. Earlier, Yanina Wickmayer routed late substitute …

Washington Post February 05, 2012, 10:28 AM (PST)

Town Hall

Super Bowl 2012: Kravitz picks the Patriots

It has been one of those years, right? Peyton Manning gets hurt, the Indianapolis Colts go in the tank, we get a month’s worth of Curtis Painter at quarterback, the team goes deeper in the tank, most of the staff gets fired, the New England Patriots …

Indianapolis Star February 05, 2012, 11:11 AM (PST)

Red Sox agree to terms with right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves on one-year contract

The Boston Red Sox today agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract for the 2012 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration. Terms were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Executive Vice …

Boston Red Sox February 05, 2012, 11:26 AM (PST)