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Top Sports Stories (Jan 11, 2014)

New Zealand beat West Indies by 81 runs in 1st T20

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Nathan McCullum took 4-24, removing the cream of the West Indies’ batting lineup Saturday, as New Zealand won the first of two Twenty20 cricket internationals by 81 runs to lead to two-match series 1-0. McCullum, playing his

CNN January 11, 2014, 2:35 AM (PST)


Nugent-Hopkins’ OT goal leads Oilers past Pens 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came from behind to stun the Eastern Conference-leading Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night. The Oilers had a pow…

Washington Post January 10, 2014, 10:17 PM (PST)

Washington Post

Should Rangers go all-in on Tanaka now?

One thing you can count on with Holland: He’ll do everything and more that’s asked of him at rehab. But even knowing that, the club is going with the midseason timeline. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels indicated signing a big name wasn’t likely. Bu…

ESPN January 10, 2014, 10:53 PM (PST)


Derek Holland out until midseason

"I’m devastated by this injury," Holland said in a statement released by the club. "It was a freak accident at home that resulted in a hard fall on my knee. As upsetting as this is, my goal is to begin rehab and get back on the mound as

ESPN January 11, 2014, 1:53 AM (PST)


Lakers Suffer Humiliating 36-Point Loss to Clippers

To say that the battle for Los Angeles was one-sided would be an insult to every one-sided battle in the history of human kind. It’s worth noting the worse loss in Lakers history was by 46 in Portland on Jan. 9, 1995. — Bill Oram (@bill_oram) January 1…

Bleacher Report January 10, 2014, 10:53 PM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Heat lacking motivation during rough patch

NEW YORK — Let’s count the number of things that LeBron James was upset about as midnight approached Friday night in Brooklyn. He was upset he’d fouled out of a regular-season game for the first time in nearly six years. It happened in the first overt…

ESPN January 11, 2014, 5:23 AM (PST)


NFL divisional playoff preview: Broncos favorites but should be wary

The AFC’s top-seeded Denver Broncos (13-3) are hoping to avoid déjà vu on multiple levels Sunday. As the No. 1 seed last year after a 13-3 finish, the Broncos lost at home in the divisional round to the No. 4 seed Baltimore Ravens, 38-35 in o…

The Detroit News January 10, 2014, 10:02 PM (PST)

The Detroit News

Abbott, Davis-White lead at US Championships

BOSTON (AP) — Every night for the last three weeks, Jeremy Abbott had the same nightmare. He’d implode in the short program of the U.S. Championships, buried in seventh place with an Olympic berth out of reach. "I would wake up crying, and it was

Yahoo! January 11, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


WKU promotes coordinator Brohm to head coach

Jeff Brohm’s belief in taking chances and having a creative offense helped Western Kentucky pile up yardage, points and victories last season. It also helped him become the Hilltoppers’ new head coach. WKU athletics director Todd Stewart announced Frid…

Shreveport Times January 10, 2014, 10:07 PM (PST)

Shreveport Times

Panthers’ Smith says should be okay for Sunday

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith has rated himself "89 percent" likely to be fit for Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff with the visiting San Francisco 49ers and says he should be "okay" to play. The five-time Pro Bowl selec…

Eurosport January 11, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


Top Sports Stories (Jan 11, 2012)

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, 6:59 PM (PST)

New York Post

Shirtless Tim Tebow is Jockey sex symbol

Tim Tebow is taking on a new role: advertising sex symbol. A shirtless Tebow poses for the Jockey "Sport" underwear collection on the compay’s website. The image shows a buff Tebow, photographed partly in shadow, next to a headline reading: …

USA Today January 11, 2012, 5:07 AM (PST)

USA Today

Providence women routed by No. 3 Connecticut

Providence coach Phil Seymour thinks the Friars can be competitive with most of the teams in the Big East this season. UConn, however isn’t one of them. Bria Hartley and Tiffany Hayes each scored 19 points and No. 3 Connecticut bounced back from its …

San Francisco Gate January 10, 2012, 7:56 PM (PST)

Houston Chronicle

Josh McDaniels’ return to New England coaching staff no big deal to Patriots or Denver Broncos

Despite the New England Patriots rehiring former Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels as a member of their offensive coaching staff just days before facing Denver in the playoffs, people on both sides of the ledger were bending over backward to say that …

Denver Post January 11, 2012, 12:07 AM (PST)

Raiders take steps away from Davis dysfunction with Jackson firing

The Hue Jackson error in Oakland is over, and as it turns out, maybe the Raiders are starting to make progress after all. Jackson’s firing on Tuesday after just one tumultuous season represents a clean break of sorts in Oakland, from the way things …

CNN Sports Illustrated January 10, 2012, 10:33 PM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated