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Top Sports Stories (Jan 14, 2014)

Murray wins 1st-round match at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed little evidence of a three-month layoff due to a back injury to beat Go Soeda of Japan 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 Tuesday in a first-round match at the Australian Open. He did not face a break point on hi…

Washington Post January 14, 2014, 12:22 AM (PST)


Washington Post

Blue Devils playing with renewed urgency

DURHAM, N.C. — Surely you didn’t expect Duke to lose at home to Virginia. No matter how odd it is seeing Duke in the bottom fifth of the polls and in the bottom half of the ACC standings, let’s not get carried away with its demise. “Losing here is not…

ESPN January 13, 2014, 9:49 PM (PST)


ESPN

Bo Davis spurns USC for Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Just one week after being formally introduced as the defensive line coach at USC, Bo Davis has accepted the same position at Alabama, the Trojans confirmed Monday. Davis, who accepted the USC job Jan. 7, told USC coach Steve Sarkisi…

ESPN January 13, 2014, 9:43 PM (PST)


ESPN

Brees says he’ll be flexible to help Saints win

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — After leading the Saints to a fourth playoff appearance in five seasons, Drew Brees expressed confidence in the direction of his team and, perhaps more importantly, showed a willingness to listen to contract proposals if the team n…

The Daily Advertiser January 14, 2014, 12:21 AM (PST)


The Daily Advertiser

Arkansas hopes to snap skid vs. No. 13 Kentucky

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A week ago, Arkansas seemed on track for a breakout season in Mike Anderson’s third year as coach. Following back-to-back losses, including an overtime defeat to Florida that snapped a 23-game home winning streak, the season is in

Fresno Bee January 14, 2014, 12:21 AM (PST)


Fresno Bee

No. 15 Kansas beats No. 8 Iowa State 77-70

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Naadir Tharpe scored a career-high 23 points, freshman Andrew Wiggins had 17 points and 19 rebounds and No. 15 Kansas beat No. 8 Iowa State 77-70 on Monday night for its third straight win to open Big 12 play. The Jayhawks (12-4, 3-0)…

Boston.com January 14, 2014, 12:21 AM (PST)


Boston.com

Patriots in rare position as postseason underdogs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots’ streak of 11 postseason games as a favorite is over. For the first time since the AFC championship game against Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts in 2007, New England is a playoff underdog — against Manning and…

San Luis Obispo Tribune January 14, 2014, 12:53 AM (PST)


San Luis Obispo Tribune

Reus: Dortmund confident of finishing second

The attacker says injuries are to blame for his side’s struggles before the winter break but is optimistic BVB will improve and move back up the table after dropping to fourth Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus is confident the club can turn things a…

Goal.com January 14, 2014, 12:38 AM (PST)


Goal.com

No. 1 UConn women end Baylor home streak, 66-55

WACO, Texas — Connecticut has two of the five longest home winning streaks in Division I women’s basketball, including the NCAA record of 99. The Huskies have put an end to the other three. Their latest streak-busting win came in their closest game thi…

Island Packet Online January 14, 2014, 12:21 AM (PST)


Island Packet Online

Del Potro wins in "worst conditions" at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number five Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-7 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over American qualifier Rhyne Williams in stifling heat on Tuesday. The towering Argentine, who won the 2009 U.

en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com January 14, 2014, 1:56 AM (PST)


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Top Sports Stories (Jan 14, 2012)

Does Tim Tebow really worry Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots?

In Sunday’s wild card game, the Pittsburgh Steelers basically dared Tim Tebow to beat them with his arm. Now comes a game Saturday night against the New England Patriots, whose pass defense has been only somewhat more resilient than a soggy roll of …

The Christian Science Monitor January 14, 2012, 12:13 PM (PST)

CBS Sports

Paterno to speak in Wash. Post interview

Joe Paterno, the iconic head of Penn State University’s football program for 46 years fired after his long-time assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with child sex abuse, will speak publicly for the first time Saturday since his dismissal. …

msnbc.com January 14, 2012, 9:50 AM (PST)

USA Today

Aaron Rodgers’ greatness is only half the story with the Green Bay Packers

Everyone knows how good Aaron Rodgers is. But when the All-Pro QB took a seat in the last week of the season and Matt Flynn threw for 480 yards against the Lions, it served to prove just how good Green Bay’s receiving corps is. And that was without No….

New York Daily News January 14, 2012, 10:19 AM (PST)

Boston Globe

Red Wings top Blackhawks 3-2 in OT, tie team mark

DETROIT – Todd Bertuzzi scored his second goal Saturday at 4:21 in overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Detroit has won 14 straight at home to match a franchise record set in 1965. Chicago’s Jonathan Toews …

FOX News January 14, 2012, 12:27 PM (PST)

Daily News

Miami Heat Suffer Third Straight Loss: Fan Reaction

The Miami Heat lost their third straight game on Jan. 13, losing 117-104 against the Denver Nuggets. With the loss, the Heat are 2-3 on their current road trip, and they’ll now head back to the American Airlines Arena. "This was a tough one …

YAHOO! January 14, 2012, 12:20 PM (PST)

Miami Herald

Dolphins could seek second interview with Bengals’ Zimmer

Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer had a strong interview with the Miami Dolphins for their vacant head-coaching position and could be asked back for a second visit. League sources also said Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike …

NFL January 14, 2012, 11:52 AM (PST)

Oakland Raiders Stadium Options, Which Makes the Most Sense? Fan Perspective

The future of the Oakland Raiders is more than a bit hazy right now. In fact, if it was a marine forecast I’d say the visibility is close to zero. It’s enough to drive fans of the Silver and Black a bit nutty. Who is Mark Davis, really? Why does he …

YAHOO! January 14, 2012, 9:43 AM (PST)

CBS Sports

Is India’s $50 Computer Tablet Really Getting Shelved?

Is India’s $50 tablet really getting shelved? An anonymously-sourced article on the website of leading Indian newsweekly India Today has sparked rumors that the sub-$50 Aakash Ubislate tablet – covered in last week’s Tao Jones – might be pulled from …

Wall Street Journal January 14, 2012, 12:42 PM (PST)

Wall Street Journal