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Top Sports Stories (Mar 01, 2014)

Boston College football player may pass up NFL for Navy SEALs career

A top-ranked college receiver may shelve his NFL aspirations and chance at millions for a tryout  to become a Navy SEAL. Alex Amidon is a standout Boston College senior who set the team’s record for most receiving yards in a season with 1,024, SB

FOX News February 28, 2014, 8:51 PM (PST)


FOX News

Wootton coasts to Maryland Student Hockey League 2A title

With less than two minutes remaining in Friday’s Maryland Student Hockey League 2A championship game against Leonardtown, Wootton defenseman Jordy Bretner scored a goal and dropped to one knee. As he slid toward the center of the ice, he threw one glov…

Washington Post February 28, 2014, 8:18 PM (PST)


Washington Post

Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese’s baseball life. He already had them. In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction in Game 6

Los Angeles Times February 28, 2014, 9:18 PM (PST)


Los Angeles Times

Steph Curry Making Habit of Lighting Up NBA’s Biggest Stages

There are some guys who just love playing in the spotlight, and Stephen Curry is quite clearly one of those guys. If there’s one takeaway from his triple-double against the New York Knicks on Friday, Feb. 28, it’s exactly that. You can talk about his o…

Bleacher Report February 28, 2014, 11:37 PM (PST)


Bleacher Report

Three Carleton students killed in crash on icy highway near Northfield

Two others in the SUV hit by a semi were hurt. Three Carleton College students were killed Friday on the edge of Northfield when the SUV they were riding in spun on icy Hwy. 3 and was broadsided by an oncoming semitrailer truck. Killed were James P. Ad…

Minneapolis Star Tribune February 28, 2014, 11:16 PM (PST)


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Los Angeles Clippers Set To Sign Danny Granger To Power Squad

If the Western Conference in the NBA didn’t already have a stacked line of teams, it seems yet another team is getting a face-lift to make it a contender. The Los Angeles Clippers appear to have signed a new piece of their hopeful championship puzzle k…

The Inquisitr March 01, 2014, 12:28 AM (PST)


The Inquisitr

Durant scores 37 to help Thunder beat Grizzlies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Kevin Durant scored 30 of his 37 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 113-107 on Friday night. Russell Westbrook had 21 points and six assists in 28 minutes, Serge Ibaka had 16 poin…

Detroit Free Press February 28, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)


Detroit Free Press

Irving has 1st triple-double, Cavs top Jazz 99-79

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-79 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The All-Star Game MVP was two rebounds shy of the mark g…

Times Daily February 28, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)


Times Daily

Mountain Brook tops Blount 60-57 for 6A Boys title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tawarren Grant scored 22 points to help lead Mountain Brook to its second straight state title with a 60-57 victory over Blount in the Class 6A Boys State Championship game on Friday night. Grant earned Most Valuable Player honors af…

Anchorage Daily News February 28, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)


Anchorage Daily News

Huskies cruise to 72-49 win over Cougars

SEATTLE — Nigel Williams-Goss had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Washington to a dominant 72-49 victory over the Washington State on Friday night. Andrew Andrews added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Huskies (16-13, 8-8 Pac-12). Washington n…

Myrtle Beach Online February 28, 2014, 8:02 PM (PST)


Myrtle Beach Online

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Top Sports Stories (Mar 01, 2012)

Latest penalty may derail Johnson’s quest for a sixth Cup championship

Leaving the Daytona 500 near the bottom of the points standings is nothing new for Jimmie Johnson, but this year’s poor Daytona performance coupled with the severe penalties NASCAR issued on Wednesday may leave the five-time Sprint Cup champion in too …

CNN Sports Illustrated February 29, 2012, 9:13 PM (PST)

New York Times

Temple works overtime to defeat UMass

PHILADELPHIA – Temple’s seniors walked onto the court for their final home game accompanied by family members. As the announcer at the Liacouras Center listed the players’ accomplishments before Wednesday night’s game, coach Fran Dunphy greeted each …

Boston Herald March 01, 2012, 4:29 AM (PST)

Philadelphia Daily News

Berkeley Prep falls to Pine Crest in 4A state semifinals

With 4 minutes, 17 seconds left in Wednesday’s Class 4A boys basketball state semifinal, Berkeley Prep guard Justin Gray sprawled on The Lakeland Center court and screamed at the heights of agony. Gray, who dominated throughout the first half, had just…

msnbc.com March 01, 2012, 4:44 AM (PST)

10Connects.com

Restless Guzan offered new contract by Aston Villa

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — American goalkeeper Brad Guzan could leave Aston Villa despite being offered a new contract by the English Premier League side. Manager Alex McLeish says the United States international could move when his current contract …

CNN Sports Illustrated March 01, 2012, 4:44 AM (PST)

Sporting Life

Red hot Eric Staal ready to face brother Marc

Eric delivered a hard hit to Marc on Feb. 22, 2011 and Marc missed a sizable chunk of the first part of the season as a result of the collision. "It will be nice to get out there and compete like we normally have," Eric Staal said Wednesday. …

NBC Sports March 01, 2012, 4:44 AM (PST)

The News & Observer

Biggest recruiting needs for the class of 2013

Arkansas, Arizona State, Louisville and USF need quarterbacks. Florida State and Michigan State? They’re searching for defensive ends. And Cal and Miami would love to find the next great tight end. Now that a month has passed since National Signing Day…

rivals.com March 01, 2012, 4:44 AM (PST)

Kobe Bryant is masked marvel in Lakers’ 104-85 win over Timberwolves

It’s official: The Lakers are 1-0 in the Mask Era. Kobe Bryant and his plastic protective piece were a large part of the Lakers’ 104-85 victory Wednesday over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center. Bryant had 31 points and eight assists but …

Los Angeles Times March 01, 2012, 2:56 AM (PST)

USA Today

Bad Feelings Lingering Over Braun’s Victory

On the eve of the seventh game of the World Series last fall, Bud Selig held a news conference at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Cardinals and the Texas Rangers had staged a breathtaking game the night before, and the sport had reached the last day of…

New York Times February 29, 2012, 10:46 PM (PST)

The Closer: Lin and Davis Help Each Other

When your team’s starting point guard and rising star is a relatively small player, has never played a huge amount of minutes and relies on being able to get to the basket to score, it is a good idea to have a solid backup. If that backup is a former …

New York Times Blogs March 01, 2012, 2:28 AM (PST)

New York Post