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Top Sports Stories (Jan 15, 2014)

Georgia falls out of Top 25 after losing first 4 SEC games for first time in program’s history

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia is unranked for the first time in almost three years and is 0-4 in the Southeastern Conference for the first time in the program’s history. It’s a new challenge for coach Andy Landers. He’s trying to treat the sudden downward spir…

FOX News January 15, 2014, 8:11 AM (PST)


FOX News

Wizards still seeking first home win in 2014, have next five in Washington

The Wizards have played so poorly at Verizon Center over the past two months that the prospect of a five-game homestand comes across more as a threat than comforting stretch of the schedule. Washington has lost four straight and seven of eight overall

Washington Post January 15, 2014, 1:06 PM (PST)


Washington Post

Zimmer’s challenge includes fixing offense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Mike Zimmer has coached 20 seasons in the NFL. He has been a defensive coordinator for 14, and has run some very good defenses in that time. In other words, he has been waiting a long time for a chance to do what the Minnesota Vi…

ESPN January 15, 2014, 8:54 AM (PST)


ESPN

Tom Brady misses Patriots’ practice

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed Wednesday’s practice with what one source called a minor illness. The source, however, said Brady is "good and will be ready for Sunday," when the Patriots play Peyton Man…

ESPN January 15, 2014, 12:30 PM (PST)


ESPN

Celtics trade Jordan Crawford, MarShon Brooks to Golden State

The Celtics have traded guards Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks to the Golden State Warriors, a league source tells the Globe’s Baxter Holmes. In a three-team deal, the Warriors will send point guard Toney Douglas to the Heat, while Miami sends cente…

Boston.com January 15, 2014, 7:14 AM (PST)


Boston.com

Sources: Nerlens Noel cleared

Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Nerlens Noel has been given the go-ahead by Dr. James Andrews to resume basketball-related activities and could be ready to take the court shortly after the All-Star break, sources told ESPN.com. Noel, who suffered a to…

ESPN January 15, 2014, 1:25 PM (PST)


ESPN

Cards To Face Houston Without Chris Jones

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –The Louisville men’s basketball team will face Houston on Thursday without one of their usual starters. Junior Chris Jones will miss the game after tweaking his oblique muscle during the SMU game. Head coach Rick Pitino says Houston p…

WKJK-AM January 15, 2014, 2:06 PM (PST)


WKJK-AM

Aqib Talib pushed for LeGarrette Blount trade

With apologies to Marshawn Lynch, no running back is hotter than LeGarrette Blount of the New England Patriots. On top of averaging roughly 7.0 yards per carry since Week 16, Blount became the first player in NFL history with at least 150 rushing yards…

NFL January 15, 2014, 8:10 AM (PST)


NFL

The ‘Dagny Diaries’ Volume 1

Florida State’s Dagny Brynjarsdottir is a junior midfielder on the Seminole women’s soccer team. Throughout the spring semester, Dagny will provide fans with an in depth look into the world of soccer both at Florida State and at the national level thro…

seminoles.com January 15, 2014, 8:10 AM (PST)


seminoles.com

Celtics part of three-team trade

Crawford became expendable with the expected return of Rajon Rondo, perhaps as early as Friday. Crawford was having a career season, averaging 13.7 points and 5.7 assists in 39 games. The Celtics on Wednesday assigned Rondo to the Maine Red Claws of th…

ESPN January 15, 2014, 2:49 PM (PST)


ESPN

Top Sports Stories (Jan 15, 2012)

Colorado State tips TCU 95-89 in double overtime

FORT COLLINS, Colo.-Will Bell scored a career-high 23 points and Wes Eikmeier had four of his 21 in the second overtime as Colorado State outlasted TCU 95-89 in a Mountain West opener Saturday night. Bell also had eight rebounds and blocked a shot that…

Denver Post January 14, 2012, 9:03 PM (PST)

Total domination

FOXBORO – The questions were answered quickly and with a flurry. About the three seasons without a playoff win for the Patriots [team stats]. All those persistent queries about slow starts. All that wonderment about the opposing quarterback instead of …

Boston Herald January 15, 2012, 4:48 AM (PST)

Boston Herald

Live coverage: Patriots beat Tim Tebow and Broncos, 45-10

The magical ride of the popular, charismatic quarterback ended with a 45-10 loss to New England Saturday night as Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw for a record six touchdowns. In the final three minutes, Brady punted inside Denver’s 20-yard line …

Los Angeles Times January 14, 2012, 10:36 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Joe Paterno ‘didn’t know which way to go’ regarding Jerry Sandusky

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno says he "didn’t know which way to go" after an assistant coach went to him in 2002 and said he had seen retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a boy. In his first public …

Los Angeles Times January 14, 2012, 11:47 PM (PST)

Washington Post

Saints vs. 49ers: Alex Smith, Vernon Davis lead San Francisco’s thrilling rally past New Orleans

SAN FRANCISCO – Vernon Davis’s greatest professional moment came attached to a bone-rattling collision with New Orleans Saints safety Roman Harper. So forgive the San Francisco 49ers tight end if he seems confused about how long he’s been dreaming of …

Washington Post January 14, 2012, 5:42 PM (PST)

ESPN

Raleigh kicker shines in Alabama’s championship game

Jeremy Shelley, who went to Alabama after a star high school career in Raleigh, N.C., redeemed the Crimson Tide kickers Monday night. Shelley overcame a few errant kicks to equal a bowl record with five field goals in the Crimson Tide’s 21-0 win …

msnbc.com January 15, 2012, 2:11 AM (PST)


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Packers, Giants get boost from history

Athletes and coaches don’t live in the past. They do get enlightened and, sometimes, uplifted from it. The Green Bay Packers and New York Giants have good memories from recent postseasons. Green Bay went from sixth-seeded NFC wild card to Super Bowl …

Indianapolis Star January 15, 2012, 12:59 AM (PST)

New York Post

Torres on road to recovery, says Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas is convinced Fernando Torres is nearing a return to his best despite the Chelsea striker’s continuing problems in front of goal. Torres once again drew a blank in the 1-0 victory over Sunderland and last scored in the Premier League …

YAHOO! January 14, 2012, 10:36 PM (PST)

Daily Mail

Kobe Bryant scores 42, but Lakers fall to Clippers

LOS ANGELES — The words in the build-up to the Clippers and Lakers game Saturday night didn’t do much justice to the product on the court at Staples Center, where Los Angeles’ two professional basketball teams battled for every inch on the court. …

Boston Herald January 15, 2012, 3:15 AM (PST)

Pacers rout reeling Celtics, 97-83, improve to 9-3

Danny Granger scored 21 points Saturday night, and the Indiana Pacers improved to 9-3 with a 97-83 victory over Boston, the Celtics’ fourth straight loss. Paul George and Darren Collison each scored 17 points and Roy Hibbert added 11 points and nine …

Los Angeles Times January 14, 2012, 10:14 PM (PST)

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