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Top Sports Stories (Feb 08, 2014)

Steve Nash has happy 40th in Lakers’ second consecutive win

PHILADELPHIA — The Lakers didn’t need help from a bizarre rule Friday. They just needed Steve Nash to play like he was 29 on his 40th birthday. Nash delivered a turn-back-the-clock night in the Lakers’ 112-98 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at Well…

Los Angeles Times February 07, 2014, 10:46 PM (PST)


Los Angeles Times

MLB says Alex Rodriguez ending legal efforts to overturn suspension

NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez has accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball, the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez withdrew his lawsuits against Major League Baseball, Commissioner…

FOX News February 08, 2014, 12:50 AM (PST)


FOX News

Cricket’s ICC approves wide-ranging changes

SINGAPORE (AP) The International Cricket Council has approved wide-ranging changes to its structure after eight of the 10 test-playing nations voted for proposals that put India, England and Australia in control. Under the changes, which still need to

CNN February 08, 2014, 12:42 AM (PST)


CNN

Bowlers help India hit back against NZ

Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara guided India to 87 for one to leave the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park delicately poised at the end of a tumultuous third day. India had been bowled out for 202 before lunch but not asked to follow-on b…

en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com February 08, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com

Walker, Spieth in a familiar place at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth are tied for the lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, which should surprise no one. Walker went eight years and 187 starts on the PGA Tour before his first victory, and now he can’t se…

Ledger-Enquirer February 08, 2014, 12:48 AM (PST)


Ledger-Enquirer

Manchester United-Fulham Betting Preview: Mata could make the difference

David Moyes’ men have endured a miserable 2014 thus far but our tipster expects the Red Devils to ease past the Cottagers at Old Trafford on Sunday Manchester United will look to put their shambolic start to 2014 behind them when they welcome Premier L…

Goal.com February 08, 2014, 12:33 AM (PST)


Goal.com

Balanced attack leads Giants to win

Marion senior James Blackmon Jr. might have had his second-lowest scoring output of the season, but the Indiana University recruit had plenty of support in the Giants 79-62 victory over Class A, No. 10-ranked Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian on Friday at…

Chronicle Tribune February 08, 2014, 12:37 AM (PST)


Chronicle Tribune

U.S. freeskier Maggie Voisin out of Olympics with injury

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia â?? Freeskier Maggie Voisin was the USA’s youngest Olympian in the Sochi Games, but the 15-year-old will not be able to compete after getting hurt in training on Friday. Voisin was training on a rail feature on the slopest…

Great Falls Tribune February 07, 2014, 8:45 PM (PST)


Great Falls Tribune

SOCHI SCENE: The first gold

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The first gold medal awarded at the 2014 Sochi Games ended up with three snowboarders on the top podium, hugging it out after grinding and spinning their way down the slopestyle course. United States’ Sage Kotsenburg, center, celeb…

Daily Oklahoman February 08, 2014, 3:09 AM (PST)


Daily Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant’s humility, faith shine in NBA spotlight

Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Kevin Durant’s declaration that the Lord is responsible for his recent run of success on the basketball court has drawn widespread attention. It was the faith declaration heard all around Thunder Nation. In the afterg…

Daily Oklahoman February 07, 2014, 8:46 PM (PST)


Daily Oklahoman

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Top Sports Stories (Feb 08, 2012)

Market Research Forecasts That 46% of Mobile Phones Will Be NFC-Enabled by 2016

MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Near Field Communication (Nfc)Market Global Forecast &Analysis (2011-2016)By Products," to their collection of Software & Services market reports. For more …

msnbc.com February 08, 2012, 2:04 AM (PST)

New York Times

Durant’s shot lifts Thunder past Warriors 119-116

BC-BKN–Thunder-Warriors ,915Durant’s shot lifts Thunder past Warriors 119-116AP Photo CAPS122, ORDR109, CAPS111, CAPS113, CAPS108, CAPS110, CAPS109, CAPS112, CAPS107Eds: Thunder 119, Warriors 116. With AP Photos.By ANTONIO GONZALEZAP Sports Writer …

msnbc.com February 08, 2012, 2:47 AM (PST)

Associated Press

2.1 million viewers live stream Super Bowl online

NEW YORK – The first live stream of the Super Bowl drew 2.1 million unique viewers, NBC said Thursday. That’s a small fraction of the record 111.3 million viewers that watched NBC’s broadcast of the big game. But it was still enough to make it the …

Boston Herald February 07, 2012, 6:33 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Wade’s 26 helps Heat top Cavs, 107-91

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) – One stingy defensive stretch was enough to carry the Miami Heat past LeBron James’ former team once again. Might have gotten the Heat prepped for a daunting road stretch as well. Dwyane Wade scored 26 …

msnbc.com February 07, 2012, 10:15 PM (PST)

Donovan says Kentucky has champions’ ‘disposition’

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Florida coach Billy Donovan handicapped what could be the national title game in April. The most intriguing matchup? Kentucky against Syracuse. "If you’re looking at talent, I think Kentucky has clearly six guys who are going to …

Miami Herald February 08, 2012, 12:09 AM (PST)

USA Today

Contador may still appeal doping ban, won’t retire

MADRID (WTW) – Alberto Contador vowed Tuesday to return to the pinnacle of cycling, maintaining his innocence in the face of a two-year doping ban that stripped the Spanish star of his 2010 Tour de France title. He said his lawyers are considering …

Indianapolis Star February 07, 2012, 10:43 PM (PST)


San Jose Mercury News