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Top Sports Stories (Jan 09, 2014)


James Harden, Rockets beat Lakers 113-99

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets recently have developed a knack for playing great in the third quarter. Coach Kevin McHale loves what his team has been doing after the break and wishes they could find that intensity early in games. James Harden tied…

USA Today January 09, 2014, 12:44 AM (PST)

USA Today

Playoff quarterbacks come through when it matters most

RENTON, Wash. — One side has five Super Bowl rings, six most-valuable-player awards, 35 Pro Bowls and 62 postseason starts. On the other, the boundless promise of what might be. There are contrasting styles and different situations among the quarterbac…

Los Angeles Times January 09, 2014, 12:22 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Barrie’s OT goal lifts Avs past Senators 4-3

DENVER — Paul Stastny had the tying goal and two assists and Tyson Barrie scored 33 seconds into overtime to complete the rally that lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Jan Hejda and Jamie McGinn also…

Washington Post January 08, 2014, 9:24 PM (PST)

Washington Post

Golden State Warriors miss out on piece of NBA history

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A little more than four minutes shy from finishing off a historic unbeaten road trip, the Warriors’ gusher of success finally ran dry. After taking a 93-89 lead on a Klay Thompson 3-pointer with 4:06 left, the Warriors didn’t score ag…

San Jose Mercury News January 08, 2014, 7:33 PM (PST)

San Jose Mercury News

Nussmeier must refine Michigan’s identity

Michigan’s offense has hopscotched under Brady Hoke, never establishing an identity despite repeated claims about a clear philosophy. We always hear who the Wolverines want to be, but because of personnel, youth or fickle schematic decisions, we rarely…

ESPN January 08, 2014, 10:59 PM (PST)


‘Not good enough’ – Welbeck urges Manchester United to improve

The England international says he understands the fans’ current concerns but is at a loss to explain why the reigning champions are struggling for form this season Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck says his side must put an end to their losing st…

Goal.com January 09, 2014, 2:35 AM (PST)


Michigan State 72, Ohio State 68 (OT): Ailing Keith Appling pulls Spartans from disaster

EAST LANSING — Call it a championship night gone bad, then good again, at Breslin Center. The Michigan State football team, less than a week removed from its Rose Bowl victory over Stanford, got a packed Breslin Center rocking at halftime. The Michigan…

Detroit Free Press January 09, 2014, 12:35 AM (PST)

Detroit Free Press

Becker hoping to boost Djokovic mentality

Boris Becker’s first priority will be to help Novak Djokovic gain a "mental edge" when the pressure rises at the Grand Slams, the Australian Open champion said on Thursday. Djokovic, who will bid for a fourth straight title at Melbourne Park

Eurosport January 09, 2014, 1:05 AM (PST)


Computer Sciences Corporation : CSC Board Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

FALLS CHURCH, Va.–Dec. 18, 2013– The Board of Directors of CSC (NYSE: CSC) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.20 per share on the company’s Common Stock. The dividend will be paid on January 20, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close…

4-traders January 09, 2014, 12:56 AM (PST)


No taint: Maddux, Glavine, Thomas reach baseball Hall

NEW YORK — A new generation of starting pitchers and a self-proclaimed Mr. Clean of the Steroids Era will be ushered into baseball’s Hall of Fame this summer. For tainted players, however, the doors to Cooperstown remain bolted. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavin…

Alexandria Daily Town Talk January 09, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)

Alexandria Daily Town Talk

Top Sports Stories (Jan 09, 2012)

Tebow rules in OT, too: Broncos 29, Steelers 23

DENVER – One of the most storied NFL playoff teams ran into a rejuvenated Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. Sorry, Pittsburgh Steelers. The magic is back. Tebow connected with Demaryius Thomas on an electrifying 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play…

Atlanta Journal Constitution January 09, 2012, 2:46 AM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated

Four home teams win wild-card games

Here come the big boys. After the four host teams swept the wild-card round, the division winners who earned byes get to try their hands at protecting the home-field advantage. Tim Tebow’s overtime heroics and the Giants’ balance on offense and …

San Jose Mercury News January 09, 2012, 2:39 AM (PST)

ABC News

Current Penn State players impressed with O’Brien after coach’s meeting

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – With curiosity, hope and more than a little uncertainty, Penn State players filed into a meeting room Sunday at the Lasch Football Building to hear new head coach Bill O’Brien address them for the first time. When the players …

Boston Herald January 09, 2012, 2:32 AM (PST)

CBS Sports

LSU, Alabama meet tonight in BCS title game

They’ve done it all before, already faced off in a Game of the Century. Some remember that first meeting as a defensive slugfest. Others complain it was an offensive snorefest. Well, put it out of your mind. This is the one that really counts. Call it …

msnbc.com January 09, 2012, 4:12 AM (PST)

USA Today

Solomon: Baltimore trip doesn’t diminish Texans’ confidence

After a rousing run-through of Cincinnati, the Texans have all sorts of momentum heading to Baltimore. Right? Well, of course they do. If you believe in that oft-used, usually illogical and unfounded myth of a thing called momentum, that is. It isn’t …

Houston Chronicle January 08, 2012, 10:22 PM (PST)

Associated Press

Richardson, Davis carry Magic

Jason Richardson scored a season-high 22 points, Glen Davis added a season-best 20, and the Orlando Magic beat the Kings, 104-97, last night in Sacramento, despite playing much of the game without foul-plagued Dwight Howard …

Boston Globe January 09, 2012, 1:56 AM (PST)

San Francisco Gate