Top Sports Stories (Jan 19, 2014)

New-look Pistons still struggling to find a groove as season nears midway point

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons are in position to make the playoffs, but they’ve still been one of the NBA’s most perplexing teams this season. Detroit is 17-23, only two games better than at this point in 2012-13. That’s good enough for a s…

FOX News January 19, 2014, 3:24 PM (PST)

FOX News

Women’s hoops roundup: No. 14 LSU, No. 21 NC State upset

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tricia Liston scored 22 points, Alexis Jones had 19, and No. 3 Duke held off Virginia Tech’s rally to win 74-70 on Sunday. The Blue Devils (18-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) led by 15 points at the half, but the Hokies pulled

USA Today January 19, 2014, 1:50 PM (PST)

USA Today

Lakers’ Robert Sacre draws attention in return to Canada

TORONTO — Canadian journalists gathered around one of their favorite basketball players before the Lakers played the Toronto Raptors. A semicircle at Steve Nash’s locker? Try again. Nash was on the other side of the country, trying to rehabilitate his

Los Angeles Times January 19, 2014, 4:07 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

No. 1 UConn women cruise to 94-64 win over Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Bria Hartley scored a career-high 30 points and Breanna Stewart added 23 to lead top-ranked Connecticut to a 94-64 win over No. 23 Rutgers on Sunday. UConn (19-0, 6-0 American) has won 25 straight games, the sixth longest streak…

Colorado Springs Gazette January 19, 2014, 2:07 PM (PST)

Colorado Springs Gazette

Super Bowl bound: Manning, Broncos drop Patriots in AFC title game

DENVER – Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos put past losses to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots behind them Sunday, rolling to a 26-16 AFC championship game win and Super Bowl berth. Manning, in his second season with the Broncos after next su…

Colorado Springs Gazette January 19, 2014, 3:06 PM (PST)

Colorado Springs Gazette

Talib leaves game with rib injury

DENVER (AP) — New England cornerback Aqib Talib left the game with a knee injury in the second quarter of Sunday’s AFC championship game against the Denver Broncos. The Patriots first announced Talib left with a rib ailment, but changed it to a knee af… January 19, 2014, 2:12 PM (PST)

NFL Playoffs: NFC Conference Final Free Live Streaming – Watch 49ers at Seahawks Online

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TMR Zoo January 19, 2014, 2:55 PM (PST)


After loss, Long Beach State women’s basketball player nets proposal

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Following a disappointing performance on the court, a Long Beach State women’s basketball player netted something else Saturday night: a marriage proposal. The Long Beach Press Telegram reports that after a game in which she shot 0…

KGTV 10 January 19, 2014, 1:33 PM (PST)


Atletico Madrid 1-1 Sevilla: Simeone’s side misses chance to go top

Atletico Madrid failed in its bid to usurp Barcelona at the top of La Liga as it was held 1-1 at the Vicente Calderon by Sevilla. Diego Simeone’s side looked on course when David Villa opened the scoring early in the first half, but the home side could…

YAHOO! January 19, 2014, 2:49 PM (PST)


Roger Goodell to sit outside at SB

The teams and fans at MetLife Stadium won’t be the only ones outdoors for Super Bowl XLVIII. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell also will be sitting outside in the stands, a league source told ESPN. Goodell’s seats are in an outside area, like the tens of

ESPN January 19, 2014, 12:51 PM (PST)


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