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Top Sports Stories (Jan 13, 2014)

Goodell might be open to medical marijuana use for NFL players

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is leaving the door open on medical marijuana use for pro football players. Although it’s been legal to buy and use marijuana in Colorado since Jan. 1, smoking marijuana is still illegal under the NFL’s collective bargain…

FOX News January 13, 2014, 3:35 AM (PST)

FOX News

Jimmy Walker shoots 63 to win Sony Open

Jimmy Walker went seven years and 187 tournaments before he finally won on the PGA Tour. Now he seems to have it figured out. Walker pulled away from the pack with three consecutive birdies on the back nine of Waialae at Honolulu on Sunday and closed w…

Los Angeles Times January 12, 2014, 8:40 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Kyle Anderson scored 17 and grabs 13 rebounds as UCLA cruises past Arizona State 87-72

LOS ANGELES – Kyle Anderson scored 17 points and pulled down 13 rebounds while leading UCLA to an 87-72 victory over Arizona State Sunday night. Anderson recorded his 9th double-double of the season as the Bruins (13-3, 2-1 Pac 12) beat the Sun Devils

FOX News January 12, 2014, 9:42 PM (PST)

FOX News

It’s what they’ve been waiting for

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Donte Whitner isn’t one to hold back. Moments after the San Francisco 49ers manhandled the Carolina Panthers 23-10 on Sunday to advance to their third straight NFC title game, this time against NFC West rival Seattle, I asked the outs…

ESPN January 12, 2014, 10:58 PM (PST)


Welker’s return helps Broncos beat Chargers 24-17

DENVER — Wes Welker isn’t looking back at his unhappy homecoming in Foxborough in November or his six seasons with Tom Brady in New England as he prepares for the Patriots’ visit to Denver next Sunday. "It’s the AFC championship game, there’s goin…

San Luis Obispo Tribune January 13, 2014, 12:45 AM (PST)

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Man Utd players, not Moyes, to blame for poor form – Rafael

The Brazilian defender says the Red Devils must show they have a good squad and feels that their new manager has instilled a strong mentality within the team The reigning Premier League champions are currently seventh in the Premier League, 10 points b…

Goal.com January 13, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


Real close in on La Liga leaders Barça and Atleti

Real Madrid moved to within three points of La Liga leaders Barcelona and Atlético Madrid with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Espanyol on Sunday. Real near Cup quarters after Osasuna win (10 Jan 14) Real Madrid probe Di Maria’s ‘rude’ gesture (08 Jan

thelocal.es January 13, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


Van Riemsdyk lifts Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk decided a 3-2 shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils in the NHL’s Atlantic Division. Tyler Bozak and Van Riemsdyk scored in regulation time but Ryane Clowe and Adam Henrique kept the Devils in the cont…

sport.uk.msn.com January 13, 2014, 2:32 AM (PST)


Brady-Manning, 49ers-Seahawks spice up title games

In the NFC, the 49ers and Seahawks are all set to play in the latest chapter in one of the NFL’s budding – and bitter – rivalries. The Seahawks (14-3) opened as 3-point favorites for the game at Seattle against 49ers (14-4), who defeated the Carolina P…

Washington Times January 13, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)

Washington Times

‘Messi has been injured & Ronaldo should win’ – who football’s biggest names are backing for the Ballon d’Or

It is a testament to the incredible year 2013 was for football that no clear winner can be picked at Monday’s Ballon d’Or gala. The three-man candidate list is awash with talent, each deserving individual recognition for fine years on the field. On the…

Goal.com January 13, 2014, 12:36 AM (PST)


Top Sports Stories (Jan 13, 2012)

AP source: Fisher to coach St. Louis Rams

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Jeff Fisher spent exactly one season out of the NFL. He will have a huge task in front of him as he gets back to work. Fisher has accepted an offer to become coach of the St. Louis Rams, a person familiar with the decision said Friday …

Houston Chronicle January 13, 2012, 12:50 PM (PST)


Tebow vs. Brady: For God’s sake, let’s leave religion out of it

There, I just Tebowed at my desk. Thirty seconds worth. I didn’t ask the Lord or Allah or Buddha or even Joel Osteen for help. I simply took a half-minute to clear my mind, relax, fire up and be thankful that I get to write a sports column in a city I …

Chicago Sun-Times January 13, 2012, 11:17 AM (PST)


Penn State alumni express concern over Paterno

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) – Penn State University’s president told alumni that the school’s crisis can be blamed on one person: former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. But many alumni are still grieving over the firing of longtime football …

NJ.com January 13, 2012, 8:40 AM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated

Lakers still the gold standard in L.A.

Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty ImagesCP3 and the Clips may be the talk of the town, but the town still belongs to Kobe and the Lakers. There’s only one place to get the proper perspective on the Lakers-Clippers dynamic, the often-dormant rivalry that’s been…

ESPN January 13, 2012, 10:48 AM (PST)

USA Today

49ers defense looks to stop Brees, red-hot Saints

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Drew Brees piled up points, yards and accolades in a record-setting season for the New Orleans Saints. Much of the time, Alex Smith did just enough to get the San Francisco 49ers back in the …

msnbc.com January 13, 2012, 8:18 AM (PST)

Raji taunts Giants ahead of showdown

When it comes to the Giants’ offensive line, "tough" or "physical" are not in B.J. Raji’s vocabulary. Does defense still win championships in the NFL, or is offense the new standard? We’ll find out in these playoffs. Reiter: It’s O …

FOXSports.com January 13, 2012, 4:50 AM (PST)

NBC Sports

Cody Young-Brown

Hundreds of potential college football prospects competed in the U.S. Army National Combine last week. We take a closer look at 2014 DE Da’Shawn Hand and the best of the 2012 Army Combine with our All-Combine Team Defense …

Collegebaseball.rivals.com January 12, 2012, 4:40 PM (PST)


Alabama, LSU lose players to NFL

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Jan. 12 (UPI) — Heisman Trophy finalist Trent Richardson and two others from the national champion Alabama Crimson Tide announced Thursday they were turning pro. Richardson won the 2011 Doak Walker Award as the nation’s best running …

United Press International January 12, 2012, 6:13 PM (PST)


Why You Should Root for Tim Tebow

Love him or hate him, Tim Tebow has exploded into the national spotlight, which is really saying something when you’ve already won the Heisman Trophy. While the debate will continue well beyond this weekend’s round of games about his quarterback skill …

YAHOO! January 13, 2012, 4:08 AM (PST)

USA Today

Penn State alumni express concern for Paterno

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) – Penn State University’s president told alumni that the school’s crisis can be blamed on one person: former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. But many alumni are still grieving over…

msnbc.com January 13, 2012, 4:43 AM (PST)

CNN Sports Illustrated

Webster’s pick propelled Giants to Super Bowl

When you watch the replay, the first thing is an icy reminder: It was cold that day. There’s a reason why Tom Coughlin’s face looked like the surface of the sun when it was over. The cameras zoom in on the line of scrimmage, and you see five Packers in…

New York Post January 13, 2012, 3:25 AM (PST)