News archive from 16 January 2012, page 2

Bradley beats Northern Iowa to snap 9-game losing skid

PEORIA -- Dyricus Simms-Edwards had 26 points and Taylor Brown scored 23 as Bradley snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 78-67 victory over Northern Iowa on Sunday. Walt Lemon Jr. added 16 points for the Braves (6-13, 1-6 Missouri Valley), who...

 

Eminem is a frustrated Cowboys fan, thinks Tony Romo can take team to Super Bowl

Rapper Eminem might be from Detroit, but he doesn't just root for the Lions. Slim Shady is a Dallas Cowboys fan and believes the franchise team could one day make it to the Super Bowl with quarterback Tony Romo, he told GQ Magazine. “I hate to sound...

Dallas News, 17:53 in Sport
 

With G-8 and NATO ahead, Chicago says it has learned from 2003 war protest

While Mayor Rahm Emanuel is preparing for large demonstrations at the upcoming G-8 and NATO conferences, his administration is moving to settle lawsuits that prompted a scathing judicial rebuke of the way the Chicago Police Department has treated...

 

Oregon's Thomas joins James in entering draft

The Sports Xchange Oregon's Thomas joins James in entering draft

 

Paterno speaks: Says 'didn't know which way to go' in 1st interview since firing

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Joe Paterno speaks mostly in a whisper these days. His hand sometimes trembles. His thick black hair is gone; in its place is a wig. Sitting at his kitchen table in a wheelchair, a blanket rests in his lap. A broken pelvis...

 

Oft-injured Purdue QB Robert Marve granted 6th year of eligibility

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Purdue says that the NCAA has awarded Purdue quarterback Robert Marve a sixth year of eligibility, and he will play for the Boilermakers in 2012. Marve missed all of the 2007 season, his true freshman year at Miami. He...

 
Bulls buy into Thibodeau's defensive philosophy

Bulls buy into Thibodeau's defensive philosophy

The Bulls are the NBA's stingiest defense for points allowed, surrendering just 83.8 per game. They rank third in opponents' field-goal percentage at a paltry 41.3 percent. In their last five fourth quarters, they have allowed an average of just 15.6...

 
Monday's matchup: Bulls at Grizzlies

Monday's matchup: Bulls at Grizzlies

TV/radio: Noon Monday; WGN-Ch. 9, ESPN, WMVP-AM 1000. Series: Bulls lead 1-0. Last meeting: The Bulls cruised to a 104-64 victory in their home opener. Probable starters (ppg): BULLS (12-2) GRIZZLIES (5-6) Derrick Rose 20.8 Mike Conley 11.1 Ronnie...

 

Evgeni Malkin has 3 goals, 2 assists in Penguins’ victory over Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. - Evgeni Malkin had five points and a third-period dustup against the Tampa Bay Lightning. And all he wanted to talk about after the game Sunday was the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 6-3 win. Malkin had three goals and two assists, and James Neal...

 

Los Angeles Clippers new hot ticket in town

We couldn't help looking at the score from the Los Angeles Clippers victory over their Staples Center co-tenant, the Lakers, and ask ourselves: How did this happen? Who knows whether it will last. Maybe the Clipper Curse will strike and Chris Paul's...

AZCentral, 17:59 in Sport
 

Peter Omae Ayieni wins the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon

Peter Omae Ayieni, a Kenyan running his fourth marathon since Dec. 4, won the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 24 minutes, 47 seconds. 2012 P.F. Chang's Marathon photos The winning time on a new course was slowest in...

AZCentral, 18:00 in Sport
 

NFL playoffs: Baltimore Ravens beat Houston Texans, move into AFC title game

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Ravens didn't just earn another home win. They stole it away from the Houston Texans. Ed Reed sealed a 20-13 victory Sunday with Baltimore's fourth takeaway, and when he finally limped off the field, the Ravens were...

AZCentral, 18:00 in Sport
 

Ryan Dungey dominates Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Ryan Dungey didn't waste any time Saturday competing with the other 19 riders on the track. He broke out of the pack so fast the real race became who would finish second behind him. Dungey led all 20 laps and won the main event at Chase Field for the...

AZCentral, 18:00 in Sport
 

Offensive coordinator Philbin rejoins Packers for playoff game, 2 days after son's funeral

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Offensive coordinator Joe Philbin will rejoin the Green Bay Packers for Sunday's divisional playoff game against the New York Giants after spending the week away from the team to mourn the death of his son. A Packers spokesman...

 

Despite polls, predicting the South Carolina GOP vote is difficult

WASHINGTON _ As the campaign for South Carolina’s first-in-the-South Republican presidential primary enters its final week, many GOP activists and analysts in the state warn against portraying the state as an ultraconservative bastion dominated by...

 

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