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Top Sports Stories (Jan 31, 2014)

5 things to know from Thursday’s Super Bowl scene

The players on the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks can now focus fully on football after they completed their Super Bowl media availability requirements Thursday. Yes, even the not-so-chatty Marshawn Lynch. Last up: the coaches. Denver’s John Fox a…

Washington Post January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

Washington Post

Super Bowl-Capped, Trial-Laden Season Should Get John Fox Respect He Deserves

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox is one of the best head coaches in the NFL. While he doesn’t have that aura surrounding him among fans and media, he does in league circles, where he is widely respected and dearly loved. It isn’t as if he is derided

Bleacher Report January 30, 2014, 10:45 PM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Earl Thomas key to stopping Peyton

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has talked so much — and so continually — this week that many people have ignored some of the more interesting subplots of Super Bowl XLVIII. One is that it’s highly unlikely that Denve…

ESPN January 30, 2014, 11:21 PM (PST)


Chicharito to reassess Manchester United future after World Cup

Manchester United striker Chicharito will not leave Old Trafford in January but could be set for a summer exit, according to the player’s agent. The Mexico international has struggled for form and fitness under David Moyes this season – scoring just tw…

Goal.com January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Mickelson’s back better than game in Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Phil Mickelson worked a lot harder on his ailing back than his game in the last week. It showed in the first round of the Phoenix Open. “I did what I needed to do last week and gave it a few days to rest up and get fixed,” Mick…

Washington Times January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)

Washington Times

Anthony passes 19,000 points in win

Carmelo Anthony passed 19,000 career points as the New York Knicks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-86. Anthony scored 29 points to become the 50th NBA player to reach the milestone, while Tim Hardaway Jr matched him on the night with 29 and JR Smith a…

sport.uk.msn.com January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Small teams say new rules will widen gap in F1

JEREZ, Spain — Formula One’s sweeping rule changes may be contributing to defending champion Red Bull’s dismal start to the preseason. The smaller teams just don’t see his troubles transferring into a major shift in the balance of power this season. F1…

MyrtleBeachOnline January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Budaj stops streaking Bruins

Peter Budaj made 34 saves to help the Montreal Canadiens halt free-scoring Boston with a 4-1 win, their fifth straight over the Bruins. Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty, Brian Gionta and Daniel Briere got the goals for Montreal as Boston, who had scored s…

sport.uk.msn.com January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Last Call: Golden State Warriors 111, Los Angeles Clippers 92

MVP: David Lee. He wasn’t selected to join the All-Stars from out West, but he put on a show on Thursday night against the conference’s announced starter. Lee dropped 22 points, 11 rebounds and four assists in the Dubs’ dominant 19-point win over Blake…

clipperblog.com January 31, 2014, 12:27 AM (PST)


Brrrr! How will fans weather first cold-weather Super Bowl?

NEW YORK – Don’t tell Sam Champion that a cold-weather Super Bowl was a bad idea. As a former longtime, upbeat weatherman for ABC’s Good Morning America — who became a managing editor at The Weather Channel in December — Champion makes his living off w…

seattletimes.com January 31, 2014, 12:19 AM (PST)


Top Sports Stories (Jan 31, 2012)

Bobcats encouraged by Kemba Walker’s progress

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Bobcats coach Paul Silas spent the better part of a week preaching to Kemba Walker the importance of passing first, shooting second. Apparently Walker’s a pretty good listener. In just his fourth start at point guard Walker …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Shelby Star

Colts’ Irsay won’t discuss Manning during Super Bowl week

INDIANAPOLIS — Jim Irsay did his own politicking Monday. Instead of talking about Peyton Manning and the franchise quarterback’s future in Indianapolis, the Colts owner quickly tossed the football to a real politician. "When I was asked about …

NFL January 30, 2012, 4:40 PM (PST)

New York Times

Rose responds to missed FTs with 35-point game

Sure, the Bulls were playing the struggling Washington Wizards Monday, but the opponent hardly mattered to guard Derrick Rose. He was ready to make amends for missing two late free throws against Miami while the Bulls trailed by a point. Before facing …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Teague’s ankle seems just fine

Well, at least the Hawks know there is absolutely nothing wrong with Jeff Teague’s sprained ankle. He piled up a career-high 24 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor, knocking down all four of his shots from beyond the 3-point line, just a game …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Associated Press

Similarities run deep with Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin

INDIANAPOLIS – On the sidelines one turns red while the other seems perpetually gray. That may be the biggest difference between Tom Coughlin and Bill Belichick, and perhaps the only one that separates them on a football field or in a meeting room. …

Boston Herald January 31, 2012, 2:42 AM (PST)

Philadelphia Daily News

Mavs’ trainers scramble as Kidd has injury scare

Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd thought he might have suffered a major injury Friday night when he said it felt like somebody kicked him in the calf. That description, Kidd said, sent up red flags for the team’s medical staff. "They were a…

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)


Ankle injury again keeps Lawson out

–Nuggets guard Ty Lawson missed his second straight game Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a sprained left ankle. The good news for the Nuggets is Lawson said his ankle is "feeling a lot better." But he did admit he still has …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Martinsville Reporter-Times

Genk completes deal for De Bruyne to Chelsea

LONDON (AP) -Kevin De Bruyne became the third Belgian youngster to join Chelsea in the space of six months after completing a move to the English Premier League giant from Racing Genk on Tuesday. The 20-year-old winger, who has been tracked by Chelsea …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)


Former F1 driver Sutil convicted for fight

MUNICH (AP) – Former Force India driver Adrian Sutil was convicted on Tuesday of causing grievous bodily harm to a Formula One team owner in a nightclub confrontation in China and given an 18-month suspended sentence. The Munich district court handed …

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Euro News

Olsson brothers link up at Blackburn

BLACKBURN, England (AP) -Sweden midfielder Marcus Olsson has joined his twin brother Martin at Blackburn after signing for the English Premier League club on a free transfer on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Olsson joined Blackburn from Swedish side Halmstad…

CBS Sports January 31, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)