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Top Sports Stories (Jan 26, 2014)

Seattle’s Sherman fined $7,875 for NFC title game taunting

NEW YORK – Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was fined $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting in the final minute of the NFC championship game against San Francisco. Sherman’s fine was confirmed by the league Friday. Sherman was flagged

FOX News January 25, 2014, 11:57 PM (PST)

FOX News

Stan Wawrinka upsets Rafael Nadal, wins Australian Open

Stanislas Wawrinka emerged from the shadow of the other Swiss man known for his tennis and upset an injured Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open men’s singles championship in Melbourne. Wawrinka, 0-12 against Nadal coming into the match, won 6-3, 6-…

Washington Post January 26, 2014, 4:25 AM (PST)

Washington Post

No changes to NZ squad for India tests

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand retained the squad that completed a 2-0 series win over West Indies for the two-test cricket series against India beginning on Feb. 6. The 12 players named by the New Zealand selectors on Sunday took part in the…

CNN January 26, 2014, 12:37 AM (PST)


Kevin Durant Gets Triple-Double Against 76ers While Continuing 30-Point Streak

Fear not, Thunder fans: The Kevin Durant show is once again on the air. The Durant offensive juggernaut suffered a brief, one-game hiatus as the league’s scoring leader sat out Oklahoma City’s 101-83 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night with a s…

Bleacher Report January 26, 2014, 12:35 AM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Aldridge, Trail Blazers down Timberwolves 115-104

LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points in a showdown with Kevin Love that didn’t live up to expectations, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night. It was the Trail Blazers’ 33rd win _ matching thei…

Bryan College Station Eagle January 26, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

Bryan College Station Eagle

Kanter, Hayward lead Jazz over Wizards 104-101

Enes Kanter scored 24 points and Gordon Hayward hit two free throws with 2.6 seconds left to lift the Utah Jazz past the Washington Wizards 104-101 Saturday night. Kanter made 11 of 13 shots and the Jazz overcame a 13-point deficit to take control in t…

Bryan College Station Eagle January 26, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

Bryan College Station Eagle

Michigan vs. Michigan State: Score, Grades and Analysis

Michigan entrenched itself atop the Big Ten with an 80-75 victory over instate rival and No. 3-ranked Michigan State Saturday night in the Breslin Center, its third straight win over a Top-10 opponent this past week. The No. 21 Wolverines move to 15-4

Bleacher Report January 26, 2014, 3:37 AM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Celtics’ Danny Ainge discusses blockbuster Nets deal

With Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce returning to TD Garden Sunday for the first time since they were traded to Brooklyn last summer, the Globe spoke with Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge about the blockbuster swap that sent two ico…

The Boston Globe January 26, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)

The Boston Globe

Winter roundup: Hannes Reichelt captures downhill

Hannes Reichelt became the first Austrian winner of the classic Hahnenkamm downhill in eight years on Saturday in Kitzbuehel, Austria, helped by Bode Miller’s ‘‘heartbreaking’’ mistake midway down the mountain. Reichelt was cheered by 50,000 spectators…

The Boston Globe January 26, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)

The Boston Globe

NBA roundup: Clippers overcome Raptors, Terence Ross

Jamal Crawford had a season-high 37 points and 11 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame Terrence Ross’s 51 points to beat the Raptors, 126-118, Saturday night in Toronto. Ross matched Vince Carter’s franchise record set 14 years ago and nearly…

The Boston Globe January 26, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)

The Boston Globe

Top Sports Stories (Jan 26, 2012)

Phil Knight at JoePa event: Who’s real trustee?

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Nike founder and chairman Phil Knight got a standing ovation at Joe Paterno’s public memorial Thursday for defending the late coach’s response to an accusation of child sex abuse against a former assistant. Speaking at a …

Associated Press January 26, 2012, 12:35 PM (PST)


Prince Fielder introduced by Tigers

Fielder appeared at a news conference at Comerica Park after finalizing a $214 million, nine-year contract, the fourth-largest deal in baseball history. ”This is awesome,” Fielder said. ”I just never thought this could happen.” With Detroit …

FOXSports.com January 26, 2012, 12:42 PM (PST)

Chuck Pagano ready to rebuild Colts

FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2011, file photo, Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano speak during a news conference in Owings Mills, Md. The Indianapolis Colts hired Pagano as their new head coach on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012. The team said …

Chicago Sun-Times January 26, 2012, 12:35 PM (PST)


Mailbag: All eyes on Peyton Manning

Filippo from Windsor, Canada, thinks Alex Smith, not Kyle Williams, was the 49ers’ biggest problem in the NFC Championship Game. He wondered whether the team could trade for Peyton Manning this offseason. Mike Sando: There will almost certainly be no …

ESPN January 26, 2012, 12:42 PM (PST)


Tampa Bay Buccaneers hire Rutgers’ Greg Schiano as new coach

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Rutgers’ Greg Schiano to become the team’s next coach. Bucs general manager Mark Dominik confirmed the five-year contract Thursday in an e-mail to The Associated Press. ESPN first reported the Bucs had…

San Jose Mercury News January 26, 2012, 11:59 AM (PST)

CBS Sports

NFL’s Ochocinco, US House speaker trade tweets

CINCINNATI-Chad Ochocinco (OH’-choh-SINK’-oh), meet the speaker of the U.S. House. On Twitter, of course. The New England Patriots wide receiver known for prolific social media interactions decided to tune in to President Barack Obama’s State of the …

San Jose Mercury News January 26, 2012, 8:53 AM (PST)


Staying focused amid madness of Super Bowl buildup is job No. 1

SI.com’s Andrew Perloff digests Super Bowl XLVI and says the rematch between the Patriots and Giants might have a different outcome this time around. As soon as the Patriots and Giants left their locker rooms last Sunday with the conference …

CNN Sports Illustrated January 26, 2012, 10:33 AM (PST)


Azarenka vs. Sharapova: Time to Reach for the Mute Button?

There will be a lot at stake in the Australian Open women’s final between Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova on Saturday. The winner will become the new world No. 1, supplanting Caroline Wozniacki. Azarenka, a 22-year-old from Belarus, is going for …

New York Times January 26, 2012, 12:28 PM (PST)


Nadal beats Federer to move into Aussie Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Only the trophy and the tears were missing from this latest Grand Slam installment of Rafa vs. Roger. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were on opposite sides of the net Thursday, meeting in the semifinals of the Australian …

CBS Sports January 26, 2012, 12:35 PM (PST)