News archive from 29 December 2013

Packers WR Cobb activated, questionable for Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers receiver Randall Cobb has been activated from injured reserve and has been listed as questionable for Sunday's crucial game against the Chicago Bears. Cobb was the team's allotted player on injured reserve who was designated...

 

Anthony, World Peace out for Knicks

TORONTO -- The New York Knicks were without leading scorer Carmelo Anthony and forward Metta World peace for Saturday's game against the Raptors. Anthony, who did not travel to Toronto, missed his third straight game with a sore left ankle. Coach Mike...

 
No. 18 Kentucky tops No. 6 Louisville, 73-66

No. 18 Kentucky tops No. 6 Louisville, 73-66

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky guards Andrew and Harrison combined for 28 points, including 11 during a critical second-half stretch with star Julius Randle sidelined by cramps, helping the 18th-ranked Wildcats beat No. 6 Louisville 73-66 on Saturday....

 

George Washington takes 69-58 victory over Hofstra

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Maurice Creek had 17 points and four steals to lead George Washington to a 69-58 victory over Hofstra Saturday. Creek made 6 of 9 field goal attempts, making 3 of 6 from beyond the arc. Kevin Larsen contributed 14 points and Kethan...

 

No. 19 Georgia blows past Illinois 82-60

ATHENS, Ga. -- Shacobia Barbee had 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead No. 19 Georgia over Illinois 82-60 on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs (12-1) took a 65-40 lead with 10:06 left in the game as Khaalidah Miller's layup capped an 18-6 run....

 

Saint Mary's trips No. 24 Gonzaga 79-78 in OT

MORAGA, Calif. -- Jackie Nared scored 27 points and Danielle Mauldin had 24 with 23 rebounds to lift Saint Mary's to a 79-78 win over No. 24 Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference opener Saturday. Haiden Palmer, who had a career-high 31 points, had a...

 
Lodwick earns 6th Olympic spot in nordic combined

Lodwick earns 6th Olympic spot in nordic combined

PARK CITY, Utah -- Todd Lodwick earned a spot in his sixth Winter Olympics, winning the nordic combined competition Saturday in the U.S. trials. The 37-year-old Lodwick, who appeared in his first Olympics in 1994 at 17, won both the ski jumping...

 

Bad year for manatees, dolphins

Two beloved sea mammals — manatees and bottlenose dolphins — suffered record numbers of deaths this year, baffling scientists and rightly raising concerns about the health of the waters surrounding Florida. Surely, what we humans...

 

Patchan brothers: big guys with big dreams

There are several holes in the walls of the Patchan home in Tampa, courtesy of some all-in-fun roughhousing by the family's three beefy boys. Oldest son Matt Patchan IV is a second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference left tackle at Boston College, and...

 
No. 8 Nova loses to No. 2 Syracuse, 78-62

No. 8 Nova loses to No. 2 Syracuse, 78-62

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- It didn't take long for Villanova coach Jay Wright to see that his No. 8 Wildcats weren't quite the same after a week off for the holidays. "I sensed that when we came back from break we were just a little bit off," Wright...

 

Orlando 109, Detroit 92: Pistons are flat after break, fall to Magic

ORLANDO - No energy. No sense of urgency. Those two facts led to no victory for the Pistons on Friday night. The Pistons' road magic wore off when they slumbered through a 109-92 thumping at the hands of the Orlando Magic. Winners of seven of their...

 
N. Carolina beats Cincinnati 39-17 in Belk Bowl

N. Carolina beats Cincinnati 39-17 in Belk Bowl

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The North Carolina Tar Heels have broken their Belk Bowl jinx. T.J. Logan returned a kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown, and Ryan Switzer scored on an 86-yard punt return to help North Carolina beat Cincinnati 39-17 on Saturday for...

 

Michigan St. beats Michigan 3-0 in GLI consolation

DETROIT -- Jake Hildebrand made 29 saves for his third career shutout as Michigan State beat Michigan 3-0 in Saturday's consolation game of the Great Lakes Invitational Tournament. Thomas Ebbing, Matt Berry and Brent Darnell scored for Michigan State...

 

UNC-Ashville upends UNC-Wilmington 75-61

ASHVILLE, N.C. -- Jaron Lane notched a season-high 24 points in helping UNC-Ashville blow by UNC-Wilmington 75-61 in a non-conference game on Saturday. Andrew Rowsey added 15 points and D.J. Cunningham pulled in 16 rebounds for UNC-Ashville. The...

 
Xavier breaks away from Wake Forest 68-53

Xavier breaks away from Wake Forest 68-53

CINCINNATI -- Matt Stainbrook scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Xavier Musketeers rolled to a 68-53 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday. James Farr added 13 points and Semaj Christon finished with 12 for the Musketeers,...

 

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