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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…

Kspr.com 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…

Kspr.com 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

Top Sports Stories (Feb 27, 2012)

Pat Knight getting kudos for his post-game rant

When Lamar basketball coach Pat Knight lit up his team, he also lit up the internet. His eight-minute rant was impressive in that Knight never raised his voice but took the skin off his senior class none the less. PAT KNIGHT:  Coach’s diatribe is …

USA Today February 27, 2012, 4:54 AM (PST)

Atlanta Journal Constitution

John Mayberry Jr. could be the key to the puzzle in the Phillies outfield

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The best verbal pitches for John Mayberry Jr.’s succeeding as an everyday player in the majors won’t come from the 6-foot-6 outfielder. He was a political science major at Stanford University and does some of the heaviest reading of …

Philadelphia Daily News February 27, 2012, 4:54 AM (PST)

Philadelphia Phillies

Rain forces NASCAR to postpone Daytona 500; race rescheduled for noon Monday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pesky pothole. But never on a Monday – until now. The Daytona 500 was postponed Sunday for the first time in its 54-year history after heavy rain …

Minneapolis Star Tribune February 27, 2012, 12:22 AM (PST)


Anthony, Lin & Co. could take Knicks far if they learn to sacrifice

ORLANDO, Fla. – Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler, Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields left AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami late Thursday night headed their separate ways for the All-Star break. The Knicks starting five – and it is a very …

New York Post February 27, 2012, 3:50 AM (PST)

New York Post

For Braun and Brewers, the Media Circus Has Left Town

Three days after an arbitrator overturned Braun’s 50-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy, the routines of spring training were returning for Milwaukee. Gone are the television cameras; only a handful of reporters remain. Players were…

New York Times February 26, 2012, 7:36 PM (PST)


Hunter Mahan wins the Match Play and denies Rory McIlroy the No. 1 ranking

MARANA, Ariz. – Hunter Mahan is among the top 10 in the world. He has played on every U.S. team in the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup for the past five years. About the only thing keeping him from being truly part of the elite in golf is winning more …

Washington Post February 27, 2012, 12:22 AM (PST)


Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III: Two sides of a golden NFL coin

Reporting from Indianapolis – Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, this town is big enough for both of them. For the moment. But come April 26, the first day of the NFL draft, Stanford’s Luck and Baylor’s Griffin – the top two quarterbacks at the …

Los Angeles Times February 27, 2012, 3:36 AM (PST)

CBS Sports

Medcalf’s Musings: This is the norm

AP Photo/Orlin WagnerKansas’ Thomas Robinson scored 28 points in an epic overtime win against Missouri on Saturday. It all starts in November, not March. Long before the office pools and Selection Sunday chatter commence, college basketball dazzles …

ESPN February 26, 2012, 7:00 PM (PST)