News archive from 16 January 2012, page 9

Hotel projects to open in downtown

In the heart of one the nation's biggest hotel markets sits a downtown where a new hotel hasn't opened in more than a decade. That's about to change. Buoyed by the year-old Amway Center, a new performing-arts center set to open in 2014, and a...

Blast Kills Dozens of Shiite Worshipers in Southern Iraq

Blast Kills Dozens of Shiite Worshipers in Southern Iraq

BAGHDAD - Insurgents mounted another attack against Iraq’s Shiites on Saturday, as an explosion in the southern city of Basra ripped through a group of pilgrims headed to a mosque to commemorate one of the holiest Shiite holidays. Connect With Us on...


McDermott's 25 leads No. 23 Creighton over Southern Illinois

OMAHA, Neb. -- Sophomore star Doug McDermott scored 25 points and went over 1,000 for his career, and No. 23 Creighton defeated Southern Illinois 90-71 on Sunday night. The Bluejays (16-2, 6-1) have won six straight since they opened Missouri Valley...

Shaw filling agitator role well for Blackhawks

Shaw filling agitator role well for Blackhawks

With Daniel Carcillo lost for the season with a left knee injury, the Blackhawks are down one agitator who possesses some offensive skills. Already filling part of the role is rookie Andrew Shaw, who has displayed grit and a knack for scoring that...


Capitals back in 1st after 2-1 win over Hurricanes

WASHINGTON - After Tomas Vokoun had made the last of his 43 saves, and the final horn had sounded, Capitals fans were given yet another reason to cheer. The game entertainment crew put the standings on the giant video board and updated them instantly,...

Penguins Fight Back and Defeat Lightning

Penguins Fight Back and Defeat Lightning

Evgeni Malkin pitched in with 5 points and a third-period dustup against the Tampa Bay Lightning. But all he wanted to talk about after the game Sunday was the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins’ 6-3 win. If it happens on ice and it involves hitting and...


Lamar Odom still wonders why

Reporting from Dallas-


Is Tim Tebow's OC in Denver a Dolphins coach candidate?

Tim Tebow is out of the NFL playoff mix after the Denver Broncos' 45-10 loss to New England on Saturday, but his offensive coordinator may be in the mix for the Miami Dolphins' coaching job. and CBS analyst Charley Casserly, on Saturday's...

Giants Knock Out the Champs

Giants Knock Out the Champs

GREEN BAY, Wis. - In the back of the end zone, Mario Manningham danced and shimmied. On the sideline, Tom Coughlin pumped his fist. In the middle of the field, Eli Manning raised his hands. Multimedia Graphic Giants Make More of Their Possessions The...

49ers, Giants get hot at the right time

49ers, Giants get hot at the right time

The 49ers suddenly have an offense. The Giants suddenly have a defense. And the two quarterbacks who nobody could hang with, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees, now have all offseason to hang with each other, because the Packers and Saints are out of the...


Clemson coach Brownell disappointed in Tigers squandered chances to beat No. 8 Duke

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Brad Brownell got plenty of congratulations from Tigers fans content with the strong effort they saw in a 73-66 loss to No. 8 Duke. Brownell's not buying that for a minute.


Rangers-Canadiens Sums

First Period_1, Montreal, Pacioretty 14 (Cole, Desharnais), 2:39. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Mitchell 3 (Stepan, Gaborik), 12:49. Penalties_Bickel, NYR, major (fighting), 4:59; Moen, Mon, major (fighting), 4:59; Gomez, Mon (high-sticking), 9:26. Second...


Sharks-Blackhawks Sums

First Period_1, Chicago, Bolland 13 (Hayes, Brunette), 18:01. 2, Chicago, Stalberg 14 (J.Toews, Leddy), 19:39. Penalties_Winchester, SJ, major (fighting), 5:05; O'Donnell, Chi, major (fighting), 5:05. Second Period_3, San Jose, Pavelski 17 (Vlasic,...


Pacioretty, Desharnais, Cole combine for 9 points in Canadiens' 4-1 win over Rangers.

MONTREAL (AP) - Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist, linemates David Desharnais and Erik Cole also had three points each, and the Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game skid with a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night. Pacioretty...

Washington Nationals extend Gio Gonzalez contract through at least 2016

Washington Nationals extend Gio Gonzalez contract through at least 2016

The Washington Nationals made a long-term commitment to their biggest offseason acquisition, signing left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez to a contract extension through the 2016 season with team options for 2017 and 2018. The extension, which the...


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