Top Sports Stories (Feb 21, 2012)

Lin tries to rekindle magic with Anthony in mix

Jeremy Lin and Carmelo Anthony will have a couple more games to work on adapting their styles to each other before the NBA All-Star Game break, which offers the New York Knicks some vital practice time. The Knicks had won eight of nine games since …

YAHOO! February 21, 2012, 12:04 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Ekpe Udoh Emerges as Warriors Down Clippers: Fan Reaction

I’m a big fan of pleasant surprises and the entire Golden State Warriors fan-base and organization got a pleasant surprise when the Warriors tipped off against the Los Angeles Clippers. While the Warriors’ 104-97 victory over the Clippers was indeed a …

YAHOO! February 21, 2012, 10:02 AM (PST)

Boston Herald

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in a Bikini? A Danica Patrick Daytona 500 FAQ

How is the NASCAR season like a baby fruit bat? They both start out upside down. The season’s biggest race, the Daytona 500, is also the first.  And this year’s edition on Sunday sports an added attraction: the Sprint Cup debut of Danica Patrick. …

Forbes February 21, 2012, 10:45 AM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated

Kobe Bryant’s latest rant hurts Lakers, and Pau Gasol

What an idiotic rant, but not a surprise given Kobe Bryant’s track record as a big baby. With the Clippers getting more attention and the Lakers falling flat, it was only a matter of time before we were going to hear from him. "I wish management …

Los Angeles Times February 21, 2012, 12:18 PM (PST)

USA Today

Burnett happy to be out of New York

Former New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett, dealt to the Pittsburgh Pirates, was happy to escape the Big Apple, not to mention a Yankees organization he says tinkered too much with his delivery. "It was fun the first couple of years. Then it got…

Sporting News February 21, 2012, 8:29 AM (PST)

Boston Herald

Klitschko eager to ‘punish’ Chisora in the ring

World heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko wants to grant Dereck Chisora a rematch to ‘punish’ the British fighter for his brawl in Munich with David Haye, but his manager has blocked the idea. Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday …

YAHOO! February 21, 2012, 12:40 PM (PST)

Washington Post