Top Sports Stories (Feb 27, 2014)

Johnson scores 22, No. 3 Arizona turns rematch with California into 87-59 rout

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona came out of its last meeting with California a bit discombobulated, hurting from its first loss and the loss of forward Brandon Ashley for the rest of the season. It took a little while, but the Wildcats seem to have their groov…

FOX News February 26, 2014, 9:18 PM (PST)

FOX News

No. 8 Villanova shakes off sluggish 1st half, cruises past lowly Butler 67-48

VILLANOVA, Pa. – Butler kept its beloved mascot, Blue III, home. The Bulldogs seemed to leave their offense behind, as well. Darrun Hilliard and James Bell scored 11 points each to lead No. 8 Villanova to a 67-48 victory over Butler on Wednesday night.

FOX News February 26, 2014, 9:18 PM (PST)

FOX News

Denson’s 22 points helps Auburn beat South Carolina, 83-67

AUBURN, Ala. – Chris Denson scored 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help Auburn beat South Carolina 83-67 on Wednesday night. Allen Payne had 15 points and Tahj Shamsid-Deen added 14 for the Tigers (13-13, 5-10 Southeastern Conference) in a battle betw…

FOX News February 26, 2014, 9:18 PM (PST)

FOX News

Pelicans’ Davis out in Dallas with shoulder injury

DALLAS — All-Star forward Anthony Davis has left New Orleans’ game against Dallas with a left shoulder sprain and won’t return. Davis injured the shoulder late in the first half and went to the locker room after the Pelicans called a timeout with 4:13

Washington Post February 26, 2014, 6:43 PM (PST)

Washington Post

Moving up without moving on

When I swore fealty to the Los Angeles Clippers in fall 1984, at the start of the team’s inaugural season in my sun-kissed hometown, I assumed that I wouldn’t have to wait more than a few years to attend my first championship parade. My concept of the

ESPN February 26, 2014, 7:30 PM (PST)


Chicago Bulls rout Warriors 103-83

CHICAGO — When Stephen Curry struggles, the Warriors don’t stand a very good chance of winning. When the Warriors’ collective decision-making and defense struggled right along with him Wednesday, the result was a 103-83 blowout loss at Chicago for one…

San Jose Mercury News February 26, 2014, 7:44 PM (PST)

San Jose Mercury News

Bayless, Rondo lead Celtics past Hawks 115-104

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo (9) drives against Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott and guard Dennis Schroder, left rear, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola

Albany Democrat-Herald February 26, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)

Albany Democrat-Herald

Garcia unlikely to be ready for season’s start

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis left-hander Jaime Garcia is unlikely to be ready to pitch at the start of the season, but Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak won’t completely rule out the possibility. Garcia will be returning to the Cardinals’ sprin… February 26, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)

Recap: North Carolina 85, North Carolina State 84 (OT)

No. 21 North Carolina 85, North Carolina State 84 (OT): Marcus Paige scored a career-high 35 points, including the game-winning layup with 0.9 seconds left in overtime, as the Tar Heels survived a frantic finish to regulation to win their 10th in a row… February 26, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)


Opening Day Countdown: Quintessential Red #33

Armbrister came off the bench for the Reds from 1973 to 1977, picking up some serious hardware in the process. His story is an interesting one, though, as he came to the Reds in the same deal that brought us Joe Morgan. He’s also the first Reds to be b…

Red Reporter February 26, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)

Red Reporter