Top Sports Stories (Feb 18, 2014)

Japan wins ski jumping bronze with ill Takeuchi

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Two weeks in hospital in January with a life-threatening illness, and an Olympic bronze medal less than a month later at the Sochi Games. It’s been quite a turnaround for Japanese ski jumper Taku Takeuchi. Takeuchi broke down…

Washington Post February 17, 2014, 11:32 PM (PST)

Washington Post

Jefferson scores 25 as Baylor hands Oklahoma State 70-64 OT loss in final game without Smart

WACO, Texas – Cory Jefferson scored 25 points and Baylor overcame a buzzer-beater that forced overtime to hand Oklahoma State its seventh straight loss with a 70-64 victory Monday night in the Cowboys’ last of three games without suspended guard Marcus…

FOX News February 17, 2014, 9:33 PM (PST)

FOX News

Cowboys keeping fight as losses continue

Just one month ago, Oklahoma State visited Kansas and lost the kind of game that still managed to spark optimism. The Cowboys’ rallied from a 19-point deficit and fell just two points short in an 80-78 loss. No one could have envisioned a seven-game lo…

ESPN February 17, 2014, 10:52 PM (PST)


Pressure Is Now on Again for Lolo Jones to Perform in Glare of Olympic Spotlight

The moment has finally come for Lolo Jones. Again. This isn’t practice. This isn’t a training run. This is the Olympics. She’s been on this stage before, it just looks a little bit different this time. At the end of the two days, Jones hopes to be the

Bleacher Report February 17, 2014, 11:08 PM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Manchester City vs. FC Barcelona – Live Stream, Team News and Champions League Match Preview

Man City vs. Barcelona takes place tonight in the Champions League. The last-16 first-leg tie takes place at the Etihad Stadium and is scheduled to kick off at 19:45 GMT. In the UK, the game airs live on ITV 1/ITV 1 HD, while live coverage of the game February 18, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)

Georgia Tech falls to No. 2 Notre Dame 87-72

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Georgia Tech did a lot of things right against No. 2 Notre Dame, just not enough to overcome its 31 percent shooting. Aaliyah Whiteside had a career-high 21 points, the Yellow Jackets outrebounded Notre Dame, doubled the Fightin…

Highlands Today February 17, 2014, 9:17 PM (PST)

Highlands Today

Betting Special: Back Spain to overshadow Germany in Champions League

Bayern Munich are heavily tipped to maintain the Bundesliga’s dominance in Europe, but Al Hain-Cole thinks there is value to be found in backing a Spanish resurgence While last season’s Champions League was all about the German sides, it is Spain that February 18, 2014, 12:38 AM (PST)

Lancaster: No fast-tracking Burgess

Stuart Lancaster has warned Sam Burgess he must serve a successful union apprenticeship if he is to be selected by England, but offered a glimmer of hope that he could be involved at the 2015 World Cup. Burgess will begin a three-year contract with Avi…

Eurosport February 17, 2014, 7:17 PM (PST)


Syracuse Basketball: Will Lack of Depth Be Orange’s Achilles Heel in March?

With another thrilling victory under their belts, the cardiac kids in Syracuse remain undefeated and No. 1 in the nation. The Orange (25-0, 12-0 ACC) used some more late-game heroics to pull out a 56-55 win over N.C. State on Saturday night. Rakeem Chr…

Bleacher Report February 17, 2014, 7:17 PM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Friars vs. Wildcats: Revenge or Repeat?

Before Sunday night’s loss to Creighton, the Villanova Wildcats had lost just one game since they handed the Friars their worst loss of the season on January 5th. Ranked 9th in the latest Associated Press poll, Tuesday’s contest at the Dunk gives PC a February 17, 2014, 8:46 PM (PST)

XFCi II: Sao Paulo, Brazil – Live on REDE TV – March 15th, 2014

XFCi II: Brazil | March 15th, 2014 Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) returns to Latin America. The first event in their XFC International Tournament Series registered as one of the most watched MMA events in the history of Latin America.  XFCi II will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturd…

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