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Top Sports Stories (Feb 01, 2014)

Lakers are mauled by a big ‘Cat

The Charlotte Bobcats were the winners Friday, 110-100, extending the Lakers’ stupefyingly futile run to 3-18 since Dec. 21. Four former Lakers got in on the action for the Bobcats, but Al Jefferson trumped everybody with 40 points and 18 rebounds at S…

Los Angeles Times February 01, 2014, 5:14 AM (PST)


Los Angeles Times

Arkansas’ once-promising season slipping away under pressure of SEC schedule

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Mike Anderson won’t go so far as to call Arkansas’ recent struggles the most difficult stretch of his three years with the Razorbacks. "Challenging, how about that?" the coach said. "I’d say challenging." Howeve…

FOX News February 01, 2014, 1:58 AM (PST)


FOX News

NBA Players, Insiders Propose Top Agenda Items for New Commissioner Adam Silver

Adam Silver will take the proverbial reins from David Stern this weekend, becoming the first new NBA commissioner in 30 years. The league is in excellent shape, but the NBA has long prided itself as a progressive enterprise, one that welcomes innovatio…

Bleacher Report January 31, 2014, 10:50 PM (PST)


Bleacher Report

Kevin Durant’s 30-Point Streak Ends, but His Facilitating Should Continue

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant snapped his career-best streak of 12 consecutive 30-point games Friday night against the Brooklyn Nets, although it wasn’t because he had a subpar outing. He didn’t play in the fourth quarter of Oklahoma City’…

Bleacher Report February 01, 2014, 5:08 AM (PST)

 

Mata, Rooney & Van Persie will be best front three in England – Moyes

The manager believes their ability to switch positions makes them a danger for defences, while also admitting he is taking advice from Van Persie over the striker’s fitness Moyes brought Mata to Old Trafford for a club record £37.1 million in the

Goal.com February 01, 2014, 12:31 AM (PST)


Goal.com

The war over Russell Wilson continues through billboards

On Wednesday, a billboard appeared in Raleigh that certainly seemed to be trolling North Carolina State fans over Russell Wilson as he prepares for Super Bowl XLVIII. It was unclear who pulled the initial troll job. While it could’ve been Wisconsin fan…

Sporting News February 01, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)


Sporting News

FC Barcelona v València preview match

There is plenty to look forward to on Saturday afternoon at the Camp Nou (4.00 PM CET, GolT and Canal+ Liga). FC Barcelona entertain Valencia in the first league game of the weekend at a time when the footballing action is really starting to heat up. T…

fcbarcelona.com February 01, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)


fcbarcelona.com

Phil Mickelson makes it to weekend in Phoenix Open

Phil Mickelson sees one big advantage to teeing off early Saturday in the third round of the Phoenix Open. "The greens are going to be pristine," he said. "I can get a hot round with some fresh greens." A week after withdrawing from…

Carroll County Online February 01, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)


Carroll County Online

Mourinho & Wenger round on ‘lucky’ Manchester City

The Chelsea and Arsenal managers have claimed Manuel Pellegrini’s team has benefited from good fortune in key games after two contentious decisions helped them past Tottenham City cruised to a 5-1 victory against Tottenham on Wednesday but Tim Sherwood…

Goal.com February 01, 2014, 12:55 AM (PST)


Goal.com

Tough tests await for La Liga’s title contenders

MADRID — Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid all face difficult games this weekend as they return to La Liga action after qualifying for the Copa del Rey semi-finals in midweek. Just one point separates the top three with Barca and Atl…

authintmail.com February 01, 2014, 12:37 AM (PST)


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Top Sports Stories (Feb 01, 2012)

Eagles’ Reid puts faith in Castillo, newcomer Bowles

ANDY REID talked for 48 minutes and 23 seconds yesterday, and we still can’t say we know for sure why it took a month after the season ended to announce Juan Castillo was coming back as defensive coordinator, or for Reid to opine that the combination …

Philadelphia Daily News January 31, 2012, 11:56 PM (PST)

Philadelphia Daily News

Patriots’ offense set to rebound from subpar game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Tom Brady overthrew a wide-open Rob Gronkowski in the first quarter. Then he threw an interception in the fourth. He was right on target, though, in his postgame assessment. The three-time Super Bowl champion admitted that he played…

Seattle Post Intelligencer February 01, 2012, 1:43 AM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated

Peyton Manning casts large shadow over Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)-For a Manning who isn’t in the Super Bowl, this one sure is making headlines. "I have no plans on doing that," he said. It’s the strongest indication that, despite having his third neck operation in September, he hopes to play in the …

YAHOO! February 01, 2012, 1:08 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Knicks’ Davis still not ready to return from injury

Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni acknowledged Baron Davis was too sore to practice Monday, and believes Davis’ Knicks debut may not take place until as late as "next week.” "We all wanted things earlier,” D’Antoni admitted. "But we want when he comes back …

New York Post February 01, 2012, 12:03 AM (PST)

Miami Herald

Not this time: Celtics survive Cavaliers’ comeback

CLEVELAND (AP) – The Boston Celtics didn’t completely collapse. They merely crumbled this time. Two days after blowing a big late lead and losing at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Celtics nearly did it again before recovering and hanging on for a…

USA Today January 31, 2012, 10:59 PM (PST)

Associated Press

National Signing Day 2012: Penn State lands West Deptford’s Jamil Pollard despite scandal

Jamil Pollard’s tight 10-by-10-foot bedroom is cluttered with the siren songs of college programs. The wall facing his bed is covered from ceiling to floor with letters from practically every Division 1 coach in the country. Posters promoting LSU, …

NJ.com February 01, 2012, 2:26 AM (PST)


NJ.com

Lundqvist sits out Devils game

–Goalie Henrik Lundqvist returned from his appearance at the All-Star Game over the weekend, but the workhorse goalie sat out Tuesday’s 4-3 shootout loss to New Jersey. It was the first time Lundqvist, who was replaced by backup Martin Biron, didn’t …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 11:56 PM (PST)