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Top Sports Stories (Jan 10, 2014)

Nadal top seed at Australian; Djokovic No. 2

MELBOURNE, Australia — The first major of the men’s tennis season is nearly here, as evident by Thursday’s unveiling of the draws for the 2014 Australian Open. Three-time reigning champion Novak Djokovic was relegated to the No. 2 seed, as world No. 1…

Chicago Tribune January 09, 2014, 10:39 PM (PST)

Chicago Tribune

Another rankless task for UCLA in loss to Arizona

For once, Pauley Pavilion wasn’t better suited as a student study hall. Arizona, the top-ranked team in the nation, was teetering. UCLA was in an eight-clap frenzy and closing fast. Yet all the Bruins had in the end was stiff-upper-lip coach-speak afte…

Los Angeles Times January 10, 2014, 5:26 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Vanderbilt has no word yet on James Franklin

James Franklin may soon be on his way to Penn State, but there was no resolution Thursday as Vanderbilt fans, players and recruits had their patience tested through a full day of mixed messages. Vanderbilt athletics director David Williams said Thursda…

Nashville Tennessean January 10, 2014, 2:10 AM (PST)

Nashville Tennessean

Pogba, Pjanic or Cabaye – who will Paris Saint-Germain sign in January?

There will be no indecent offers or enormous changes in the Paris Saint-Germain squad this January. If something does happen in the French capital this month, it will be in midfield. Any potential arrival will not be a replacement, but a starter who ca…

Goal.com January 10, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


No. 22 Gonzaga falls to Portland 82-73

Gonzaga had few answers for Portland’s strong shooting. Bryce Pressley had 16 points and nine assists and the scrappy Pilots beat the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs 82-73 on Thursday night, snapping a 20-game losing streak in the series between the two teams

Daily American Online January 10, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)

Daily American Online

Fired-up Tomic books spot in final

A fired-up Bernard Tomic put aside the thought of a daunting first-round Australian Open showdown with Rafael Nadal to book a place in his second consecutive Sydney International final. Just hours after the news of his opening-round clash was announced…

roxbydownssun.com.au January 10, 2014, 1:54 AM (PST)


Sang-Moon Bae takes a 1-shot lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU—If the first round of the Sony Open was any indication, it pays to get to paradise early. Sang-Moon Bae said it was too cold in South Korea to do much more than take a long walk, so he showed up in Hawaii five days before Christmas and played

Marin Independent Journal January 10, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)

Marin Independent Journal

Why Manchester United need two new midfielders in January

Only 263 days after winning the Premier League, you do not so much watch Manchester United these days as you do endure them. They really are that bad. This title defence, barely worthy of the name, is the second worst in the history of the competition

Goal.com January 10, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


Sharks beat Red Wings

SAN JOSE — Maybe it was the comforts of home, maybe it was the return of two injured forwards to their depleted lineup. Either way, the Sharks continued their recent dominance of the Detroit Red Wings with a 4-1 victory Thursday night, improving their…

San Jose Mercury News January 09, 2014, 10:18 PM (PST)

San Jose Mercury News

Gracie Gold wins short program at US Championships

BOSTON – (AP) — Gracie Gold redeemed a shaky short program with a fantastic free skate a year ago. Now that she’s mastered the first day of the U.S. Championships, the teenager likely won’t need anything spectacular to make it to Sochi. Gold set a car…

bronx.news12.com January 10, 2014, 1:25 AM (PST)


Top Sports Stories (Jan 10, 2012)

Nick Saban admits to enjoying it more

NEW ORLEANS — Nick Saban rolled out of bed Tuesday morning without time even for his daily dose of The Weather Channel with his wife, Terry. The business of celebrating Alabama’s second national championship in three years disrupted the morning …

ESPN January 10, 2012, 12:18 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Brady says McDaniels has ‘inside information’

Oh boy. Tom Brady has gone and done it. During his weekly appearance on Boston’s WEEI, the Patriots quarterback said that new (old) offensive assistant Josh McDaniels, who was hired over the weekend and began work immediately, "obviously has some …

CBS Sports January 10, 2012, 10:09 AM (PST)

Denver Post

Tim Tebow-led Broncos’ OT win over Steelers earns best TV rating for wild-card game since 1994

NEW YORK – The Tim Tebow-led Broncos’ overtime victory over the Steelers earned the highest television rating for a wild-card game in 18 years. Denver’s 29-23 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday on CBS drew a 24.0 rating and 40 share. The network said …

Washington Post January 10, 2012, 10:16 AM (PST)

New York Times

Costly Jones trade came back to bite Falcons in playoffs

The Giants pounded the testosterone out of the Falcons Sunday, with a dominant 24-2 victory that left no doubt about who were the men and who were the boys in this NFC battle. Atlanta’s only points were a safety generated by the defense. That’s right, …

CNN Sports Illustrated January 10, 2012, 11:56 AM (PST)

Wall Street Journal

49ers’ challenge – keep the heat on Drew Brees

Cornerback Chris Culliver of the 49ers offered a clever, impromptu Drew Brees impersonation Monday. Culliver was fielding questions about Brees when he suddenly struck a quarterback’s pose – right arm cocked as if about to throw, eyes patiently …

San Francisco Gate January 10, 2012, 9:05 AM (PST)

New York Times

No direction home for Wizards

John Wall and Wizards are driving somewhere. Where, exactly, is unclear. In the Washington Post, Mike Wise writes that when you see the mess that is the winless Wizards, you must remember that it was always part of the plan to rebuild the ugly way: …

ESPN January 10, 2012, 10:45 AM (PST)

Indiana House committee advances right-to-work bill

By Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 10 (Reuters) – An Indiana state House committee advanced Republican backed right-to-work legislation to the full House in a 15 minute meeting on Tuesday, one day after Democrats ended a boycott that had blocked its …

msnbc.com January 10, 2012, 9:40 AM (PST)

Town Hall

Your comments: Barry Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Barry Larkin was elected into the baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, the only one in this year’s class. The shortstop, who spent all 19 years of his career in Cincinnati, earned 86 percent of the vote in his third year on the ballot. Falling short of the…

NJ.com January 10, 2012, 10:45 AM (PST)