Top Sports Stories (Sep 16, 2012)

NHL Locks Out Its Players

The clock struck midnight, and the NHL turned into another sports league closed for business. Unable to reach agreement on a new labor deal, the National Hockey League locked out its players at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, the third major pro sport to impose a …

NBCNews.com September 16, 2012, 4:39 AM (PST)


Boston Globe

Golson, Irish show pluck in beating Spartans

Everett Golson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in the first half to help No. 20 Notre Dame beat No. 10 Michigan State, 20-3, Saturday night in East Lansing, Mich. The Fighting Irish (3-0) snapped a six-game losing streak against ranked teams…

Boston Globe September 16, 2012, 2:09 AM (PST)


Sporting News

No names, less misery for Red Sox

TORONTO – So this is what it’s like to play out the string. It really has been such a long time. A decade, at least. There’s a rhythm to the baseball season, and at this time of year we’re supposed to be ramping up for everything that really matters. …

Boston Herald September 16, 2012, 3:21 AM (PST)

 

Super Nova burns Rays as Yankees regain AL East lead

(Reuters) – The New York Yankees took sole possession of top spot in the American League East with a win over Tampa Bay on Saturday, while Oakland’s win over Baltimore moved the A’s within striking distance of Texas in the AL West. In the AL Central, …

YAHOO! September 15, 2012, 10:49 PM (PST)


CNN Sports Illustrated

Jay Cutler’s antics aren’t among Bears’ problems

Here should have been the list of concerns at Halas Hall over the weekend: No. 1: Linebacker Brian Urlacher playing old, soft and slow, almost looking tentative with a knee injury. No. 2: The offensive line, which needs help from tight ends and running…

Chicago Sun-Times September 15, 2012, 6:24 PM (PST)


Denver Post

Middle Tennessee 48, Memphis 30

Logan Kilgore threw two touchdown passes and the Middle Tennessee defense forced four Memphis turnovers in a 48-30 win on Saturday night. Kilgore, who was 22 of 30 for 253 yards, opened the scoring with a 12-yard toss to Christian Collis. The Blue …

FOXSports.com September 15, 2012, 7:57 PM (PST)


Sporting News

Utah staves off No. 25 BYU 24-21

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Riley Nelson converted a long fourth-down conversion in the final minute and hoped his Cougars were destined for another improbable comeback. But just like two years ago, BYU saw its hopes of winning in Salt Lake City dashed by a …

Boston Globe September 16, 2012, 1:12 AM (PST)


Examiner

Victory by Bryan brothers keeps hope alive for US

The Bryan brothers delivered as expected Saturday. That just leaves John Isner to perform the unexpected Sunday against defending champion Spain for the United States to reach the Davis Cup final. Mike and Bob Bryan won their doubles match against …

Boston Globe September 16, 2012, 2:09 AM (PST)


Seattle Post Intelligencer

UConn holds on to beat Maryland

A defensive struggle through the first three quarters turned into a down-to-the wire finish between UConn and Maryland in the "Edsall Bowl" on Saturday afternoon. After getting the ball back with 3:29 left, Hills made a few nice passes, …

ESPN September 15, 2012, 12:40 PM (PST)


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