Top Sports Stories (Feb 19, 2014)

All together now, Spurs know how to compete

It’s not true that the San Antonio Spurs have been playing together since the Stone Age. The Bronze Age, perhaps, but definitely not the Stone Age. The Spurs’ cohesiveness and heady play is largely a result of such familiarity. Also Photos: Clippers vs…

Los Angeles Times February 19, 2014, 1:54 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Gerald Green’s career night powers Suns past Nuggets in OT

The Suns are Denver’s most wanted after stealing two wins at the Pepsi Center. Or maybe they are Denver’s least wanted because the Nuggets did nothing but lose to the Suns in every which way this season. After rallying from 21 down in their first victo…

USA Today February 18, 2014, 11:56 PM (PST)

USA Today

Ligety holds huge lead after 1st giant slalom run

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — American favorite Ted Ligety took a huge lead in the first run of the Olympic giant slalom after the top 30 racers Wednesday. Only a surprising run by one of the remaining 79 lower-ranked skiers would deprive Ligety of t…

Yahoo! News February 19, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)

Yahoo! News

The Dossier: Stop Lahm, attack Alaba and Arsenal’s lessons from 2013

The Gunners need to stop the Roten skipper, who tormented them from full-back last year but is now shining in midfield, and can look to punish David Alaba’s gung-ho forward runs Arsene Wenger’s men, though, are almost uniquely placed to approach such a… February 19, 2014, 1:48 AM (PST)

‘The red card let Barcelona loose’ – Manchester City-Barcelona in tweets with Patrick Kluivert

The former Blaugrana striker watched his old side in action in the Champions League on Tuesday while taking to Twitter as part of Heineken’s ‘Share The Sofa’ evening Barcelona showed they remain a force to be reckoned with on Tuesday night after beatin… February 19, 2014, 12:38 AM (PST)

No. 19 Iowa State gets revenge over No. 17 Texas

AMES, IA. – Iowa State took another giant step toward favorable Big 12 Conference tournament seeding Tuesday night – a night when Georges Niang sacrificed his undersized body for the good of the team. The 19th-ranked Cyclones’ 85-76 victory against No.

Courier-Journal February 19, 2014, 12:03 AM (PST)


US bobsledder who failed to make team calls selections for Sochi Games roster ‘corrupt’

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — A U.S. bobsledder who was not chosen for the Sochi Games calls the selection process "corrupt" and questions why Lolo Jones received a spot on the women’s Olympic roster. Chuck Berkeley, who made the 2010 Vanco…

Newser February 19, 2014, 12:37 AM (PST)


Hall leads collective effort in Tigers’ win

CLEMSON — Clemson junior point guard Rod Hall decided before the ball was tipped. He was going to drive to the basket the first time he touched the ball Tuesday night. He was not being selfish. He was being smart. Hall outweighed his matchup, North Car…

Greenville News February 19, 2014, 12:37 AM (PST)

Greenville News

AC Milan-Atletico Madrid Betting Preview: Why the visitors are good value for the win

With the Rossoneri in defensive disarray, the price of 6/5 for an exciting Rojiblancos side looks too good to turn down on Wednesday It is a measure of the work done by Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid that the Rojiblancos head to San Siro to take on s… February 19, 2014, 12:37 AM (PST)

Wiggins Helps (8) Jayhawks Escape at Texas Tech

(LUBBOCK, Texas) — Freshman Andrew Wiggins hit a layup with two seconds left to give eighth-ranked Kansas a 64-63 win at Texas Tech on Tuesday night. The win moved the Jayhawks’ record to 20-6 and 11-2 in Big 12 play, marking the 25th straight season February 19, 2014, 12:42 AM (PST)

XFC Middleweight Zed Mitchell on The Roman Show 2.19.14 | XFConAIR

Live at 9:00pm EST The Roman show welcomes UFC flyweight Josh Sampo, who meets Zack Makovsky at UFC 170, XFC’s Zed Mitchell at 9:30pm EST, and former WWE superstar Trent Barreta along with World Series of Fighting Marlon Moraes. Also, free tickets to CWF taking place in May in Miami and a free…

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