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Top Sports Stories (Mar 08, 2014)

Harden, Rockets roll Pacers for fourth straight win

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Rockets were determined to make up for their most lopsided loss of the season when they got a second shot at Indiana on Friday night. Not only did Houston do that, but it handed the Eastern Conference-leading Pacers

USA Today March 07, 2014, 11:32 PM (PST)

USA Today

DeShields scores 22 as No. 13 UNC women top No. 8 Maryland 73-70 in ACC tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina’s Allisha Gray barely got to play in her Atlantic Coast Conference tournament debut. She more than made up for it in Friday night in the quarterfinals, turning in a big performance that helped make Maryland’s final tri…

FOX News March 07, 2014, 9:20 PM (PST)

FOX News

Eyes Are Off the Court as the Knicks Finally Get a Win on It

Basketball again felt like a backdrop for the Knicks on Friday. The team, one of the N.B.A. leaders in off-court distractions, was preparing for a game against the Utah Jazz, but the focus was instead on whether Carmelo Anthony might be headed to Chica…

New York Times March 07, 2014, 9:19 PM (PST)

New York Times

Cassel, Vikings agree on two-year, $10M deal

One month after opting out of his previous contract, the QB is coming back for two years and $10 million. Matt Cassel will be back as the Vikings quarterback … but with a better deal. Cassel agreed to terms with the Vikings on a two-year contract Frida…

Minneapolis Star Tribune March 08, 2014, 5:19 AM (PST)

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Bucks’ O.J. Mayo Ejected for Punching Greg Stiemsma in Throat

Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo is likely going to be in trouble for this one. During Friday night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Mayo was caught on a hard screen by Greg Stiemsma. Mayo was obviously upset about the screen, as he retaliated b…

Bleacher Report March 07, 2014, 10:36 PM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Report: Saints tell Sproles he won’t return; Moore released

A person familiar with the situation says Darren Sproles has been informed that the Saints will release him if they are unable to trade him before free agency begins. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the club’s…

FOX Sports March 07, 2014, 9:37 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

No. 2 Wichita State 32-0 after beating Evansville

ST. LOUIS — No. 2 Wichita State is still perfect. Calm and collected, too, in a 32nd straight win. The top-seeded Shockers stayed unbeaten with an 80-58 romp over Evansville in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament Friday. "I love h…

FOX Sports March 07, 2014, 9:37 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Facing disaster, Mavs fight for win

DALLAS — Other than some groans and a few fans shuffling for the exits, the sellout crowd at the American Airlines Center was almost silent with 4 minutes, 26 seconds remaining in Friday’s game. As the crowd sat in stunned silence during the ensuing t…

ESPN March 07, 2014, 11:22 PM (PST)


WIAA team state wrestling: Merrill’s rally falls just short in semifinals

MADISON — It was shaping up to be a perfect ending for the Merrill wrestling team. The Bluejays were storming back from a 19-point deficit to Bay Port with five weights left in the WIAA Division 1 team state semifinals Friday, and looking like the matc…

Wausau Daily Herald March 08, 2014, 12:14 AM (PST)

Wausau Daily Herald

PLYMOUTH SOUTH HOCKEY: Playoff run ends with loss to Canton

PLYMOUTH – In his eyes, Mike McCosh believes he coached a team that didn’t lose a game this season. "There’s a big difference to me in getting beat and losing," the Plymouth South hockey coach said Thursday night after his team’s 7-1 defeat a…

Milford Daily News March 08, 2014, 12:14 AM (PST)

Milford Daily News

Top Sports Stories (Mar 08, 2012)

Tuck: Manning makes any team instant powerhouse

BARCELONA, Spain-Justin Tuck expects Peyton Manning to make any team he signs for an instant NFL powerhouse. The New York Giants defensive end just hopes it’s not a team in the NFC East. The Indianapolis Colts avoided paying Manning a $28 million bonus…

San Jose Mercury News March 08, 2012, 12:14 PM (PST)

Wall Street Journal

Peyton Manning story offers NFL distraction from Bountygate

So, just when you were wondering if it was the Saints or the Sopranos who played in the Superdome, along comes a story that is just as fascinating as bounty hunting in the NFL, with none of its legal, moral or ethical complications. The Manning …

USA Today March 08, 2012, 8:17 AM (PST)

Wall Street Journal

Lakers’ offense is missing in inaction

The Lakers’ offense is a mess right now, mired in a flurry of missed shots and decreasing productivity. In fact, it’s not even clear which offense they’re running from game to game. But the Lakers have all but abandoned it this season, running it only …

Los Angeles Times March 08, 2012, 10:55 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

The Constant in Notre Dame Basketball

Zach Hillesland was a forward at Notre Dame from 2005 to 2009. Over the course of every summer and fall, I run into a handful of Notre Dame alumni, degenerate gamblers and degenerate Notre Dame alumni gamblers, and for the next 5 to 10 minutes we go …

New York Times Blogs March 08, 2012, 11:31 AM (PST)

New York Times

After spat, Brazil, FIFA aim for 2014 WCup goals

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil and FIFA have put their rift behind them. Now it’s time to get to work. A public war of words brought uncertainty over the country’s preparations, but after apologies from FIFA and the approval of a key bill by the Brazilian …

Associated Press March 08, 2012, 9:15 AM (PST)

Kansas City Star

ACC tournament 2012: Maryland rolls to 82-60 win over Wake Forest

With the end of their season potentially 40 minutes away Thursday, Maryland put together the sort of disciplined, smart and selfless performance Coach Mark Turgeon has pleaded for since November to steamroll Wake Forest, 82-60, and advance to the …

Washington Post March 08, 2012, 11:16 AM (PST)

USA Today