News archive from 13 January 2014

Carolina Panthers' loss to 49ers shows flaws in team's foundation

After the 23-10 loss to San Francisco, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera walked through the locker room, hugging stars and starters and players whose names you probably have never heard. More than thanking them for their good work this season Rivera...

 

Spotlight the ‘dark side'

It has been more than a year since the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the detention and interrogation practices of the George W. Bush administration. But the 6,000-page document remains under wraps, even as defenders of...

 

Extra Points: Battle-tested Niners too much for Panthers

(SportsNetwork.com) - You don't know what you don't know. The Carolina Panthers learned that lesson the hard way on Sunday when Colin Kaepernick threw a touchdown pass and ran for another as the San Francisco 49ers advanced to their third consecutive...

 

Coley leads Stony Brook past Hartford 73-50

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Dave Coley scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and had a career-high seven assists to lead Stony Brook past Hartford 73-50 on Sunday. Coley made 8 of his 13 attempts for Stony Brook (10-6, 2-0 America East), and...

 
Jackson paces No. 3 Duke women to easy rout of BC

Jackson paces No. 3 Duke women to easy rout of BC

DURHAM, N.C. -- Boston College coach Erik Johnson is eager to see how much his team will benefit from a rough week against the nation's elite. Three days after a 42-point loss at No. 2 Notre Dame, the Eagles lost 78-57 at No. 3 Duke on Sunday. The...

 

Mayor Cannon to correct parking management company's business tax errors

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon's parking management company, E-Z Parking, says it will change how it pays its city taxes after the Observer questioned why the company incorrectly filed business licenses on the roughly 20 lots and decks it manages. A...

 

Tom Talks: NFL is not out to get Panthers

Amazing to me how many Carolina fans think officials wanted San Francisco to beat their team. I saw NFL commissioner Roger Goodell before the game. I should have asked, “So, Roger, what will the final score be?” Of course...

 

New GM CEO hopes to inspire science students

DETROIT -- The incoming CEO of General Motors hopes her appointment as the first woman to lead a global automaker will inspire young women and men to pursue careers in science. Mary Barra's first appearance before reporters since getting the job...

 

Titans exec Dawson interviews for Dolphins GM job

MIAMI -- Tennessee Titans vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson has become the fifth candidate to interview for the Miami Dolphins' job of general manager. Dawson, who interviewed Sunday, joined the Titans in 2007 as director of pro scouting,...

 
USF falls 62-54 to No. 5 Louisville

USF falls 62-54 to No. 5 Louisville

TAMPA, Fla. -- South Florida couldn't overcome one final run by fifth-ranked Louisville. Shoni Schimmel scored 25 points, five of them in the final seven minutes to help Louisville hold off the Bulls 62-54 on Sunday. Schimmel's three-point play...

 
Newton's 1st playoff game ends with disappointment

Newton's 1st playoff game ends with disappointment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Most of his Carolina Panthers teammates had cleared out of the locker room by the time a somber Cam Newton sat down at his locker to mull how his first playoff game ended with a loss. Cornerback Drayton Florence walked by with a...

 
No. 15 Colorado can't overcome injury, falls to UW

No. 15 Colorado can't overcome injury, falls to UW

SEATTLE -- Colorado coach Tad Boyle didn't have any final diagnosis to give about Spencer Dinwiddie's injured left knee. His gut feeling told him the 15th-ranked Buffaloes better prepare for him not being around. "My gut is not good. But we'll...

 
McDermott scores 35, Creighton tops Xavier 95-89

McDermott scores 35, Creighton tops Xavier 95-89

OMAHA, Neb. -- Even with a bad shoulder, Doug McDermott was as good as ever for Creighton. The two-time first-team All-American scored 35 points despite playing with a sprained left shoulder, and the Bluejays held off Xavier 95-89 Sunday to move into...

 

Grantham leaves Georgia to join Louisville staff

ATLANTA -- Todd Grantham is leaving Georgia to become Bobby Petrino's defensive coordinator at Louisville. Georgia coach Mark Richt confirmed Sunday night that Grantham had accepted an offer from the Cardinals. Grantham was Georgia's defensive...

 
Mike Woodson saves highest praise for Amar’e Stoudemire after latest Knicks win

Mike Woodson saves highest praise for Amar’e Stoudemire after latest Knicks win

Mike Woodson made sure to deflect any credit away from the no-longer benched J.R. Smith on Saturday night, calling the Knicks' 102-92 win in Philadelphia "a team effort" and "not about J.R." But the Knicks' coach was far more...

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