News archive from 16 January 2012, page 19

Beat back arthritis pain with therapy, exercise

Beat back arthritis pain with therapy, exercise

I'd spent the September weekend playing two doubles tennis matches. When I went back to work on Monday, my left knee locked up and hurt when I got up from my desk. Walking down stairs brought on the same symptoms. The pain was mild and brief, but...


Brian Waters, Shaun Ellis relish postseason experience

FOXBORO - Defensive end Shaun Ellis has been in the NFL since 2000, and he’s in his 12th season. Same with guard Brian Waters. And after they were key factors in the Patriots [team stats]’ 45-10 win over the Denver Broncos in a divisional playoff game...


Report: OU's Brent Venables visits Clemson, mum on job offer

Oklahoma defensive coordinator Brent Venables is a hot commodity this winter. Just days after removing his name from consideration for the vacant defensive coordinator job at West Virginia, Venables spent the better part of the weekend touring the...

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Britain, HK to develop London as yuan trading hub

Britain, HK to develop London as yuan trading hub

HONG KONG-British and Hong Kong leaders said Monday they will team up to develop London into an international trading center for China's currency. British Treasury chief George Osborne said in Hong Kong that his trip to Asia this week, which also...


Nigeria president: Fuel prices to drop amid strike

LAGOS, Nigeria-Nigeria's president announced Monday the government would subsidize gasoline prices to immediately reduce the price to about $2.75 a gallon amid a crippling nationwide strike over fuel prices in Africa's most populous country. President...


Retail group forecasts 3.4 pct growth for 2012

NEW YORK-The nation's largest retail trade group expects a solid 3.4 percent increase in sales this year, below last year's 4.7 percent increase as job woes weigh on shoppers. Sales should reach $2.53 trillion in 2012, up from last year's $2.45...


Asian stocks sink after Europe credit downgrades

BANGKOK-Asian stocks sank Monday after a ratings downgrade rattled Europe and crucial talks aimed at nudging Greece toward solvency were mired in disagreement. Benchmark oil prices were slightly higher near $99 per barrel and the dollar rose against...


Extra points: Previewing Championship Sunday

Sunday's NFL games The buzz: The Ravens (13-4) had almost as many punts (nine) as first downs (11) and scored only three points over the final 46 minutes. But Baltimore wasn't penalized, didn't commit a turnover, intercepted rookie quarterback T.J....

Tigers rated high in Sporting News' fantasy baseball preview

Tigers rated high in Sporting News' fantasy baseball preview

Don't go by the weather. Baseball season must be right around the corner. How can you tell? The Sporting News' "Fantasy Baseball 2012" can be found on newsstands. The bottom line for Tigers fans: • First baseman Miguel Cabrera is rated the...


NBA roundup: Paul Millsap leads Jazz past Nuggets, 106-96

DENVER -- Paul Millsap had 26 points and 12 rebounds, Al Jefferson added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets, 106-96, on Sunday night. Gordon Hayward scored 19 points, and Devin Harris and Alec Burks added 10 each for...

NHL roundup: Evgeni Malkin has hat trick, 2 assists in Penguins' 6-3 victory

NHL roundup: Evgeni Malkin has hat trick, 2 assists in Penguins' 6-3 victory

TAMPA -- Evgeni Malkin had three goals and two assists, James Neal added two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, 6-3, on Sunday. Malkin scored twice in a stretch of 1:49 midway through the third period to put Pittsburgh...

Great, outdoors!

Great, outdoors!

Michigan and Ohio State compete in the Frozen Diamond Faceoff at Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians. An announced crowd of 25,864 watched the first outdoor college hockey game in Ohio.

Spartans notes and quotes from Sunday's loss to Ohio State

Spartans notes and quotes from Sunday's loss to Ohio State

No. 11 Buckeyes 64, Spartans 56 Instant replay: At the Breslin Center, East Lansing WHAT HAPPENED: MSU fell behind early before going on an 8-0 spurt for a 21-19 lead with 6:30 left in the half. MSU did not score again until the second half -- 13...


Mick McCabe: The road to East Lansing

Kalamazoo Central boys basketball coach Mike Thomas found an unusual way to spend a Saturday afternoon as his team broke its three-game losing streak. "I sat at home with my little 7-month-old son and watched 'Baby Einstein,' " Thomas said....


What to watch today: NBA tributes MLK day with 11-game lineup

Hoops for the holiday The NBA pays tribute to the MLK holiday with an 11-game lineup, and you can catch four on TV. The Chicago Bulls visit the Memphis Grizzlies at 1 p.m. (ESPN); the Atlanta Hawks face the host Toronto Raptors at 4 p.m. (NBATV); and...


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