Bode Miller falls to eighth in downhill – Washington Post

Washington PostKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – For so much of his career, Bode Miller has tried to divorce himself from his results. They were not how he defined himself. His own … Read More

NHL roundup: Canucks KO’d by 1-2 punch – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeJustin Abdelkader scored early in the second period and again in the final seconds while Jimmy Howard finished off a shutout that Jonas Gustavsson started in the Red Wings’ … Read More

What we’re saying: Syracuse basketball’s dramatic overtime win over Duke (links … – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardBefore looking ahead to Syracuse’s game on Monday against Notre Dame — you up for some more basketball?!? — a look back at the coverage from the Orange’s … Read More

Jesse Eisenberg lands Luthor role –

RTE.ieJesse Eisenberg has been cast as the Man of Steel’s ultimate foe in the upcoming Batman/Superman film. The Oscar-nominated star of The Social Network will be joined by Jeremy Irons, … Read More

‘Duck Dynasty’ star coming to State of the Union –

NBCNews.comBy Luke Russert, NBC News. “Duck Dynasty” is coming to the State of the Union. Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister, R, invited Willie Robertson, a character on the A&E reality show, … Read More

China Moon rover Jade Rabbit in trouble – BBC News

BBC NewsChina’s Jade Rabbit Moon rover is in trouble after experiencing a “mechanical control abnormality”, state media report. The Moon exploration vehicle ran into problems due to the moon’s “complicated … Read More

After anti-litigation deal with Google, Samsung makes patent peace with Ericsson – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: Ericsson and Samsung have ended several wireless patent disputes in a cross-licensing deal that could be worth billions. Liam Tung. By Liam Tung | January 27, 2014 — 10:06 … Read More

Garcia fails to shine but holds on to world title with routine win over Burgos – Daily Mail

Daily MailMikey Garcia retained his WBO super-featherweight title with a unanimous decision over Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Garcia failed to record … Read More

Minnesota prevails over No. 8 Wisconsin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Things couldn’t have started any worse for Minnesota. Andre Hollins hurt his left ankle just 16 seconds into the game and didn’t return. The Golden Gophers … Read More

Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 8 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTennis Channel recaps Day 8 at the Australian Open, including an interview with Dominika Cibulkova after she upset Maria Sharapova, and looks ahead to Day 9. Loading… Post to … Read More

Lakers’ Robert Sacre draws attention in return to Canada – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTORONTO — Canadian journalists gathered around one of their favorite basketball players before the Lakers played the Toronto Raptors. A semicircle at Steve Nash’s locker? Try again. Nash … Read More

Analysis: Oscar’s best-picture nominees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Oscar nominations announced Thursday underscore a particularly strong year for Hollywood. USA TODAY’s Scott Bowles examines the nine nominees for best picture and the challenges they face in … Read More

Evidence against Alex Rodriguez too strong to fight – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAlex Rodriguez and his lawyers now say that arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, who announced on Saturday that Rodriguez is gone from the 2014 regular season and the postseason … Read More

A Hiring at Texas Is a Signal of Progress and Fairness – New York Times

New York TimesThere were no tears in Texas, in contrast with four years ago when the impact of an overdue appointment was too much even for a man with the … Read More

Lieberman praises Kerry’s peace efforts, warns of day after deal – Haaretz

HaaretzForeign minister warns of violence that could ensue should Arab states wish to transfer Palestinian refugees to future state. By Barak Ravid | Jan. 3, 2014 | 12:19 PM. Tweet. … Read More

Duke loses 21-point lead, Chick-fil-A Bowl to Texas A&M, 52-48 – News & Observer

News & Observer… DUKETEXAS14SP113113CEL. Duke quarterback Anthony Boone (7) reacts after throwing a game-ending interception and Texas A&M wins 52-48 in the Chick-fil-A Bowl at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. … Read More

Kisses, champagne and crackers: Your lavish New Year’s Eve parties – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Throw confetti! Drop balloons! Give someone a snog! What better way to welcome the new year than with a party, some good food or a burning boat? And … Read More

NFL Says Officials Erred on KC’s Missed Field Goal – ABC News

ABC NewsThe NFL acknowledged that referees erred in not penalizing the San Diego Chargers for an illegal formation on a missed 41-yard field goal attempt by Ryan Succop of the … Read More

Houston secures No. 1 spot in draft with loss to Tennessee – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneNashville, TN —. Neither team had a chance to make the playoffs, so they played for pride and possibly their jobs. The contest was highlighted with records and … Read More

Alan Curbishley and United States captain Clint Dempsey in at Fulham – The Independent

The IndependentAlan Curbishley has been appointed first-team technical director at Fulham as he returns to club football more than five years after leaving West Ham. The announcement came just hours … Read More

Chiefs go away from Jamaal Charles in crunch time – Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldKansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs against Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. … Read More

With Tony Romo out, Cowboys depend on Kyle Orton – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Dallas Cowboys were planning for a day like this when they signed Kyle Orton to a three-year, $10.5 million contract to be their backup quarterback in March 2012. … Read More

Auburn’s Gus Malzahn named AP coach of the year – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn’s Gus Malzahn is the Associated Press coach of the year. Malzahn received the honor Monday after directing one of the biggest turnarounds in college … Read More

Kessler outshines Carr in Fresno’s second straight bowl struggle –

CBSSports.comDerek Carr threw for just 4.0 yards per attempt. (USATSI) Derek Carr threw for just 4.0 yards per attempt against USC. (USATSI) After the BCS bowl-denying meltdown against San Jose … Read More

‘Anchorman 2’ barely beats ‘The Hobbit’ sequel with $8.7 million on Friday: Box … – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyRon Burgundy won out by a mustache hair over those pesky hobbits at the box office Friday. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues brought in $8.7 million, while The Hobbit: … Read More

PJ Hairston update: North Carolina not seeking reinstatement for guard –

SportingNews.comThe school said Friday that it won’t seek Hairston’s reinstatement from the NCAA after the junior committed several rule violations. Hairston hasn’t played all season while the school and NCAA … Read More

Canucks come back against Chicago, win in shootout –

NBCSports.comThe Vancouver Canucks fought back from a 2-0 deficit to grab a 3-2 shootout win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, taking the latest round in one of the league’s … Read More

PJ Hairston’s family doesn’t realize what’s really a ‘shame’ here –“We are displeased with the University of North Carolina’s decision not to submit the necessary paperwork to the NCAA requesting to have P.J. reinstated,” read a statement released by the … Read More

Top 25 stock watch: Ohio State, Syracuse tie for No. 2 in Coaches Poll – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEven with a dearth of major upsets in college basketball this week, there were still some changes in the rankings. There was no suspense at the top. Arizona easily … Read More

Multiple People Stabbed After Denver Football Game – ABC News

ABC NewsAt least three people were stabbed in a parking at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos’ game Thursday night. Police spokesman Steve Warneke said … Read More

Injury knocks Olympic figure skating champ Evan Lysacek out of Sochi – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEvan Lysacek, the 2010 men’s Olympic figure skating champion, announced Tuesday he will not return from a torn labrum to compete in the 2014 Sochi Games. Though he said … Read More

Top 25 stock watch: Arizona takes over at No. 1 in Coaches Poll – USA TODAY

USA TODAYArizona will indeed take a turn at No. 1 atop the USA TODAY men’s basketball coaches poll. How long that turn lasts will depend on if the Wildcats can … Read More