News archive from 17 December 2012

Ryan throws 3 TD passes, Falcons rout Giants 34-0

Ryan throws 3 TD passes, Falcons rout Giants 34-0

ATLANTA The Atlanta Falcons sent a message to all the skeptics with a resounding victory over the defending Super Bowl champions. Matt Ryan threw three touchdowns passes and the Falcons defense handed New York its first regular-season shutout since...

 
Brees leads Saints over Bucs, 41-0

Brees leads Saints over Bucs, 41-0

NEW ORLEANS Drew Brees made easy work of Tampa Bay's league-worst pass defense and Josh Freeman's frustrating day only made things worse for the desperate Buccaneers. Brees passed for 307 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints recorded their first...

 
Adrian Peterson runs for 212 yards as Minnesota Vikings rock St. Louis Rams

Adrian Peterson runs for 212 yards as Minnesota Vikings rock St. Louis Rams

VIKINGS 36, RAMS 22 ST. LOUIS -- Well in the clear, Adrian Peterson had enough time to sneak a peek at the video board in the end zone as he finished an 82-yard run - and topped it off with some fancy high-stepping. After piling up a season-best 212...

Daily News, 17:08 in Sport
 

No. 25 West Virginia women top Youngstown St 90-57

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Taylor Palmer scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 25 West Virginia, which shot 64.4 percent in defeating Youngstown State 90-57 Sunday. Ayana Dunning added 13 points and 13 rebounds, Christal Caldwell...

 

Dixon's layup lifts UCLA women over St. John's

NEW YORK -- Jasmine Dixon's lay-up with 1.2 seconds left lifted No. 14 UCLA to a 53-52 overtime victory over St. John's on Sunday in the championship game of the St. John's Holiday Classic. Trailing by one, Markel Walker inbounded the ball to Dixon...

 

Boehner plan would bring top income tax rate to 39.6 percent: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner's latest "fiscal cliff" proposal to President Barack Obama would see the top income tax rates rise to 39.6 percent from 36 percent for those with net incomes above $1...

 

Cabrera captures Open de Argentina title

Angel Cabrera fired an 8-under 64 on Sunday to record a 4-stroke victory at the Open de Argentina. Cabrera entered the final round one shot behind Oscar Fraustro. The two-time Major champion then reeled off nine birdies against a single bogey to...

 

Peterson powers surging Vikings past Rams

ST. LOUIS -- Adrian Peterson ran for 212 yards -- including an 82-yard touchdown -- on 24 carries on Sunday to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 36-22 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Edward Jones Dome. Peterson has 1,812 rushing yards this...

 
Ryan Tannehill leads Miami Dolphins past Jacksonville Jaguars in Florida showdown

Ryan Tannehill leads Miami Dolphins past Jacksonville Jaguars in Florida showdown

DOLPHINS 24, JAGUARS 3 MIAMI -- Ryan Tannehill took some hits when he came to the sideline following the Miami Dolphins' final score. The rookie weaved along the bench playfully jostled by a nudge to the ribs, slaps on the helmet and whacks on the...

Daily News, 17:21 in Sport
 
Janice Dickinson engaged to Dr. Robert Gerner after first meeting nearly three months ago

Janice Dickinson engaged to Dr. Robert Gerner after first meeting nearly three months ago

Janice Dickinson is going from walking the catwalk to walking down the aisle. The self-proclaimed "world's first supermodel" reveals she’s engaged to Dr. Robert Gerner, and is already planning a wedding that could rival Brad Pitt and...

 

Concert review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Amway Center (matinee)

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. With apologies to Robert Frost, ice wouldn't stand a chance in the world of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, which lit the match on another incendiary holiday spectacle on Sunday at Amway Center. TSO's...

 

NFL Game Capsules - Week 15

The Atlanta Falcons got their revenge, and made quite a statement as well in doing so. Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes, including a pair to Julio Jones, and the Falcons dealt the New York Giants their first regular-season shutout in 16 years...

 

No. 15 Purdue women beat Oakland 77-46

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Drey Mingo scored 19 points and No. 15 Purdue shot 56 percent from the field in a 77-46 win over Oakland on Sunday. Dee Dee Williams had 14 points and Courtney Moses scored 13 for the Boilermakers (10-1), who have won five...

 
Conn. governor: Gunman shot self as first responders closed in

Conn. governor: Gunman shot self as first responders closed in

Newtown, Conn. - Connecticut state police say multiple 30-round magazines and hundreds of bullets found at elementary school where 26 were killed.State Police Lt. Paul Vance also said Sunday that authorities have publicly identified the gunman in the...

 

Dallas leads Steelers, 3-0, after first quarter

By Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette IRVING, Tex. -- Dallas leads the Steelers 3-0 after the first quarter of today's game at Cowboys Stadium. Dallas took a 3-0 lead on Dan Bailey's 50-yard field goal that capped a 10-play drive. Keenan Lewis,...

 

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