News archive from 8 February 2012, page 16

Soccer report: Violent 'ultras' may have been baited in deadly Egyptian melee

In Egypt as in many other countries, hard-core groups of supporters known as ultras stand at either end of stadiums on game day to wave flags, unfurl banners, taunt the opposition and watch a little soccer. The ultras, made up mostly of restless,...

Dallas News, 23:28 in Sport
 
William Buford scores career-high 29 to lead No. 3 Ohio State past Purdue, 87-84

William Buford scores career-high 29 to lead No. 3 Ohio State past Purdue, 87-84

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - William Buford scored a career-high 29 points and capped his night with a pivotal dunk in the final minute to power No. 3 Ohio State past hot-shooting Purdue 87-84 on Tuesday night. The win was Ohio State's 40th in a row at home...

 

Girls basketball | Waubonsie holds off Neuqua for share of UEC Valley crown

A less grizzled team may have folded after watching its commanding early lead evaporate. But Waubonsie Valley deployed four senior starters at crunch time in its 45-38 Upstate Eight road win over Neuqua Valley on Tuesday night. Maps Waubonsie Valley...

 
Sharing the Harriet Tubman story — through wax, at Madame Tussauds

Sharing the Harriet Tubman story — through wax, at Madame Tussauds

It was the eyes. The eyes that sought out the North Star so many times. The eyes that guided feet along the Underground Railroad. The eyes that saw freedom for her people. The glint in the eyes of Harriet Tubman, unveiled Tuesday as a wax figure at...

 

Blackhawks-Avalanche Sums

First Period_None. Penalties_Johnson, Col (cross-checking), 6:06. Second Period_1, Chicago, Seabrook 5 (Stalberg, Keith), :31. 2, Colorado, Mueller 5 (O'Reilly), 3:24. 3, Colorado, Jones 11 (Hejduk), 3:59. 4, Chicago, Kane 12 (Sharp, Keith), 6:14....

 
Davis leads Kentucky past Florida

Davis leads Kentucky past Florida

Anthony Davis had 16 points, six rebounds and four blocks, as No. 1 Kentucky cruised to a 78-58 win over No. 8 Florida on Tuesday. Doron Lamb scored a team-high 18 while Michael Kidd-Gilchrist finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats...

 
Jones scores twice as Avalanche break 5-game skid with 5-2 win over slumping Blackhawks

Jones scores twice as Avalanche break 5-game skid with 5-2 win over slumping Blackhawks

DENVER (AP) - Gabriel Landeskog broke a tie 38 seconds into the third period and David Jones added two goals, helping the Colorado Avalanche snap a five-game skid with a 5-2 win over the struggling Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Peter Mueller...

 

Santorum emerges in GOP

The GOP’s conservative darling Rick Santorum scored huge Midwest victories last night in Missouri and Minnesota, emerging as the new alternative to the more moderate Mitt Romney as the roller coaster Republican presidential primary took another...

 

Pats in good shape for Bourbon St. trip

The tendency is to focus on the negative. A Super Bowl was lost in devastating fashion to the New York Giants, so it’s hard not to think about anything aside from who to blame, what went wrong and why it won’t get any better. But once you stop picking...

 

Young Patriots ‘D’ may turn to gold

Entering the playoffs, thinking of the Patriots [team stats] defense could make one sick. That defense gave up 293.9 passing yards per game this season and 6,577 total yards, both not-so-good for 31st in the NFL. The saving grace, of course, was the...

 

Returning with style

FOXBORO - Tiquan Underwood’s classy response to a difficult situation has paid off. The wide receiver drew national attention for an unfortunate reason after the Patriots [team stats] cut him the night before Super Bowl XLVI. It was the first time in...

 

Patriots report card

Now the Patriots [team stats] know what it felt like to be Joe Frazier in the face of Muhammad Ali. It hurts. The New York Giants are a bad matchup who do best what most troubles the Pats, and so Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night in Indianapolis was a...

 

Pierce shoots past Bird

There was a distinct need to get it over with tonight. Paul Pierce, as evidenced by his early shot selection, needed to conclude his chase of Larry Bird for second place on the Celtics [team stats] all-time scoring list. And the Celtics, matched with...

 

Pierce shoots past Bird

There was a distinct need to get it over with tonight. Paul Pierce, as evidenced by his early shot selection, needed to conclude his chase of Larry Bird for second place on the Celtics [team stats] all-time scoring list. + Return to full article...

 

Paul Pierce passes Larry Bird in Celtics’ win over Bobcats

Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird for No. 2 on the Celtics [team stats]’ career scoring list, finishing with 15 points as Boston increased its winning streak to five straight with a 94-84 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday night. Pierce needed...

 

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