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Top Sports Stories (Feb 10, 2014)

Sochi 2014: Why does the Winter Olympics matter?

Sochi, Russia (CNN)– Why does Sochi 2014 matter? It’s a question worth asking given we’re thick into the action of the 22nd Winter Games. Maybe you’re debating whether to engage, considering the need to consume, or assessing why you should pay attenti…

CNN February 10, 2014, 8:01 AM (PST)


Clippers dominate 76ers in Chris Paul’s return, 123-78

It was Showtime at Staples Center on Sunday night, starring the return of Chris Paul, the comeback of Blake Griffin from an injury scare and the rest of the Clippers playing their roles. Playing in his first game since he separated his right shoulder J…

Los Angeles Times February 10, 2014, 7:17 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Memphis moves up four spots to No. 20 in AP college basketball poll

The American Athletic Conference hit an impressive height in its first season. With SMU moving into the rankings this week at No. 23, the AAC has five members in the Top 25 — joining the Big Ten for the most. No. 10 Cincinnati, No. 13 Louisville, No. 2…

Jackson Sun February 10, 2014, 12:16 PM (PST)

Jackson Sun

Mourinho stokes up feud with Man City

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stoked up his war of words with Manuel Pellegrini on Monday by questioning the Manchester City manager’s sums. Mourinho, who will have Fernando Torres fit to return at West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday aft…

en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com February 10, 2014, 6:16 AM (PST)


Cavaliers Determined to Get Team Back on Track

"Certainly, it’s a great deal of adversity right now and from that, quite frankly, I think come the greatest opportunities," said Griffin, who has been part of an NBA front office for 21 years in various capacities, and joined the Cavaliers f…

kticradio.com February 10, 2014, 10:46 AM (PST)


Erin Hamlin Stalking Sochi Olympic Gold in Luge Medal For US

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia— History. It’s what German lugers always seem to be making. And it’s what Erin Hamlin is chasing. Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger closed in on what appears to be an inevitable Olympic gold medal Monday night, finishing the first…

The Epoch Times February 10, 2014, 11:18 AM (PST)

The Epoch Times

With a new commissioner, NBA enters its Silver age

His name is already on the ball. Now Adam Silver can put his stamp on the NBA. On All-Star Saturday in New Orleans, Silver will deliver his first state of the league press conference as commissioner, a chance to tell a worldwide viewing audience how he…

Daily Herald February 10, 2014, 3:21 PM (PST)

Daily Herald

Athletic vs Celta Vigo LIVE STREAM: Where & When to Watch La Liga Football Online @ 4 pm ET

Athletico Bilbao’s Aritz Aduriz celebrate his goal against Celta Vigo during their Spanish First Division soccer match at Vigo’s Balaidos stadium March 11, 2007. (Photo : www.reuters.com) La Liga football fans can live stream today’s match between Athl…

Enstarz.com February 10, 2014, 12:19 PM (PST)


Dodgers’ Beckett says he’ll be ready for season

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Josh Beckett said he will be ready for the start of the Dodgers’ season after having a rib removed last July in a surgery to alleviate a nerve condition that was affecting his right arm The right-hander is expected to battle newl…

Ventura County Star February 10, 2014, 3:23 PM (PST)

Ventura County Star

White House praises gay Mo. player’s announcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama’s spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as a cou…

Gateway News February 10, 2014, 12:11 PM (PST)

Gateway News

Top Sports Stories (Feb 10, 2012)

Mizzou soars in TV ratings

Regular-season basketball rarely rivals football in the St. Louis television ratings. But the much-hyped Kansas-Missouri hoops game last Saturday, KU’s final appearance at MU for the foreseeable future, pulled the upset. According to The Nielsen Co., 9…

St. Louis Post-Dispatch February 10, 2012, 4:24 AM (PST)


FA defends Pearce

The Football Association has been forced to defend the appointment of Stuart Pearce as England caretaker manager following the departure of Fabio Capello. Pearce was allegedly involved in a racist incident featuring England team-mate Paul Ince in 1994,…

ESPN Soccernet February 10, 2012, 12:21 AM (PST)

BBC News

Miami Heat struggling to defend three-point shooters

When/where: 7 p.m.; Verizon Center, Washington. TV/radio: Sun Sports; WAXY 790, WQBA 1140 (Spanish). Series: Heat leads 66-28. Scouting report: This is the first of three matchups between the Heat and Wizards. The Heat returns to Washington for its …

Miami Herald February 09, 2012, 9:51 PM (PST)

Kansas City Star

Jeremy Lin and Linsanity won’t distract Kobe Bryant from his quest for a sixth NBA championship ring Friday night

Kobe Bryant (from l.), with new coach Mike Brown and forward Matt Barnes, tries to push Lakers back among the NBA’s elite and tie Michael Jordan with sixth NBA championship. Kobe Bryant hates to lose and hates it even more when he bombs in the fourth …

New York Daily News February 09, 2012, 7:13 PM (PST)


Jeremy Lin, NY Knicks sensational point guard is toast of New York City

New York is in the grip of a mania whose symptoms include a renewed interest in the fortunes of the Knicks, who were supposed to show the world this year but haven’t come close – until recently. All of a sudden, Jeremy Lin has become the city’s biggest…

New York Daily News February 10, 2012, 12:57 AM (PST)


Nine reasons Tiger will rule golf again — or not

As Tiger Woods makes his 2012 PGA Tour debut Thursday in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, golf’s unquestioned leading man and top draw once again is at the epicenter of the game’s buzz, the central figure in a debate roiling in golf …

USA Today February 10, 2012, 3:49 AM (PST)


Reynolds scores 16, Michigan capitalizes on No. 13 Nebraska’s poor shooting to win 63-52

LINCOLN, Neb. – Carmen Reynolds matched her season high with 16 points and Michigan capitalized on Nebraska’s abysmal shooting to upset the 13th-ranked Cornhuskers 63-52 on Thursday night. Michigan (18-7, 7-5 Big Ten) led 32-12 at half after going on a…

Washington Post February 09, 2012, 7:06 PM (PST)

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