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Top Sports Stories (Feb 04, 2014)

Pete Carroll, Seahawks win with style all their own

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Peyton Manning and his high-octane Denver Broncos offense had never seen a defense quite like the Seattle Seahawks. Then again, nobody in the NFL has seen a team quite like the Seahawks. The new Super Bowl champions are feisty,

USA Today February 04, 2014, 3:08 AM (PST)

USA Today

Triple-OT win big for Iowa State

STILLWATER, Okla. — Walking toward the locker room, Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane looked haggard yet relieved. His words said it all. "Man, that was huge," he said. Indeed, it was. Kane’s Cyclones had just capped off their 98-97 triple-overt…

ESPN February 03, 2014, 11:25 PM (PST)


Joiner scores 18 to lead Cenla Christian Academy rout

PINEVILLE — Cenla Christian Academy stifled Claiborne Academy Monday night, 89-33, and the Lions gained momentum for the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools basketball playoffs. “We did good and played better defense overall,” Lions center J…

Alexandria Daily Town Talk February 04, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

Alexandria Daily Town Talk

Arsenal do not fear February run-in, says Szczesny

The Gunners goalkeeper insists his team-mates are excited by the prospect of a gruelling month of tough fixtures which includes Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Manchester United Wojciech Szczesny says Arsenal are not daunted by a difficult month of fixtur…

Goal.com February 04, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Lolo Jones savors her big moment back in the Olympics

SOCHI, RUSSIA — Lolo Jones is telling the story about how she became a bobsledder, her words becoming difficult to decipher as she tries to keep herself from crying. So she wraps the tale up quickly, her eyes welling with tears. She shouts the four wor…

Shreveport Times February 04, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

Shreveport Times

Parker leads Spurs past Pelicans, 102-95

NEW ORLEANS — Tony Parker was causing the Pelicans so much trouble with his dazzling dribble drives that New Orleans’ best defender, agile big man Anthony Davis, stepped out to challenge the shifty San Antonio point guard on the perimeter during the cr…

The Daily Advertiser February 04, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

The Daily Advertiser

Good riddance Joe Kinnear, Newcastle’s latest shambles

Joe Kinnear’s leaving present from Newcastle is that he will at least get his wish. "Judge me on my signings," he said in the summer, having been entrusted to oversee player recruitment as the club’s new director of football. So let’s… Perman…

Goal.com February 04, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Seahawks already making plans to defend their title

NEW YORK – For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn’t really comp…

The Daily Advertiser February 04, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

The Daily Advertiser

Nets hold off 76ers 108-102 to end 3-game skid

Paul Pierce scored 25 points, Deron Williams added 21 and the Brooklyn Nets stopped a three-game losing streak by holding on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 108-102 on Monday night. The Nets had lost to division leaders Toronto, Oklahoma City and India…

Brownsville Herald February 03, 2014, 8:01 PM (PST)

Brownsville Herald

Sources: Suns careful over Pau Gasol

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns engaged in a fresh round of trade discussions Monday focused on four-time All-Star center Pau Gasol as both sides continued to assess their options in advance of the Feb. 20 trade deadline, accordi…

m.espn.go.com February 04, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)


Top Sports Stories (Feb 04, 2012)

Giants’ Eli Manning can become NY sports royalty with another Super Bowl victory vs. New England Patriots

INDIANAPOLIS – If he wins on Sunday, if Eli Manning pulls off another fourth-quarter comeback or merely beats the Patriots, his two Super Bowl titles will land him on a pedestal reserved only for New York’s greatest sports icons. Already, Eli has …

New York Daily News February 03, 2012, 10:41 PM (PST)

ABC News

Irsay again insists he has no problem with Manning

INDIANAPOLIS-Jim Irsay is trying to put a happy face on an ugly public spectacle. After Peyton Manning stole the big stage from his little brother, Eli, all week, the Indianapolis Colts owner tried to resolve the second public spat in two weeks with …

San Jose Mercury News February 04, 2012, 1:33 AM (PST)


The McTen: Rocky road win in Denver

Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty ImagesAndrew Bynum finished with 22 points on 10-for-13 shooting in the Lakers’ victory at Denver on Friday. Here are your 10 additional things to take away from the Lakers’ 93-89 road win against the Denver Nuggets on Friday ….

ESPN February 04, 2012, 1:54 AM (PST)

Rest of TV world idolizing NFL’s appeal to viewers

NEW YORK – The biggest of stars is off to a slow start this season. "American Idol," that reliable ratings juggernaut, had a drop in viewership of more than 15 percent for its first two episodes back, underscoring how rough it is to attract …

Philadelphia Daily News February 04, 2012, 3:27 AM (PST)

Washington Post

Sixers fall to Heat, 99-79

The 76ers and their fans have been looking for a measuring stick, a competitor they might be able to use in order to tell just where they stand when they stack up their impressive record against the elite teams of the NBA. On Friday, in front of their …

Philadelphia Daily News February 04, 2012, 12:14 AM (PST)


Pierce, Allen carry Celtics past Knicks 91-89

BOSTON (AP) — Boston stayed close enough until the New York Knicks failed again. This time, it was because of the Celtics’ defense. Paul Pierce scored 30 points and Ray Allen had nine of his 14 in the final quarter to lift the Celtics to a 91-89 win …

CNN Sports Illustrated February 03, 2012, 9:44 PM (PST)

San Francisco Gate

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton says he had relapse, starting with ‘3 or 4’ drinks in Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas. – Josh Hamilton shed no tears, used no prepared statement as he apologized and shared few details about his relapse with alcohol. Still, it was clear he was upset by what he had done. The Texas Rangers slugger and recovering drug …

Minneapolis Star Tribune February 03, 2012, 7:06 PM (PST)