The 5 deals you need to know from the NBA trade deadline – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAs expected, the NBA’s trade deadline has come and gone without much action. Pau Gasol, Rajon Rondo and Kevin Love all stayed put. What we got instead were a…

Bubba Watson and family highlight best of week in golf – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThomas Aiken and Bubba Watson won on the European and PGA Tours this week. A look back at the best and worst of the week. Top three stories. 1. Bubba’s…

Watson captures Northern Trust – Albany Times Union

Albany Times UnionLos Angeles. Bubba Watson wasn’t about to let another chance get away. Two weeks after Watson made a pair of late bogeys in the Phoenix Open, he delivered…

Greg Cote: Official report concludes Miami Dolphins’ Bullygate saga for now, but … – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comOne of the saddest locker room sagas and biggest off-field embarrassments in Miami Dolphins history reached a formal conclusion Friday. But whether the “Bullygate” controversy really has ended is doubtful.…

Like Wilf, Spielman backs Sam; GM gives vote of support to Priefer – Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews

Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsVikings general manager Rick Spielman’s comments on Christian Ponder aren’t the only thing he said that’s making headlines Friday. Spielman chimed in on Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive…

NBA results, Feb. 13 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleEvery NBA team wants to enter the All-Star break on a positive note and then get some rest. The Chicago Bulls were able to do just that by…

Thomas hears it all from Garden faithful – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldTHEN AND NOW: Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask talks with his predecessor, Tim Thomas, before last night’s game at the Garden. 1. Wednesday, January 29, 2014. PrintEmail Comments. By: Mark…

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Says He May Retire If Broncos Win Super Bowl – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportMuch of the talk surrounding the Denver Broncos heading into Super Bowl XLVIII is about whether Peyton Manning would retire if he captured his second elusive ring. While that…

Michigan notes: Freshman Derrick Walton Jr. rebounds from illness, makes key … – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressEAST LANSING — Five days ago, Derrick Walton Jr. had a fever. Four days ago it broke. In the days since he loaded up with fluids. But when…

2014 Senior Bowl: Trio of lineman highlight physical North practice – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comMassive Gophers defensive lineman Ra’Shede Hageman has been a handful in one-on-one drills. (USATSI). More Draft: NFL Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Latest news | Senior Bowl. MOBILE, Ala.…

Reed hangs on to win Humana – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewPatrick Reed lost his putting touch for a few hours in the final round of the Humana Challenge. He found it when things were getting interesting. After shooting…

Around the NHL: Blackhawks end Ducks’ winning streak – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchBlackhawks 4, Ducks 2: Marian Hossa had two goals and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also scored to lead host Chicago past Anaheim last night, ending the Ducks’ eight-game…

From hothead to hot back – Boston.com

Boston.com29 for Sunday’s AFC championship game against the Broncos in Denver. ”LeGarrette’s been great,” the coach said. ”He’s done the things we’ve asked him to do. When a player does…

When is it OK to storm the court in college basketball? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOn Tuesday night the unranked Indiana Hoosiers beat the #3 Wisconsin Badgers 75-72 in an exciting game that came down to the last possession. After IU locked up the…

No Garden party for Flyers – Philly.com

Philly.comNew York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, blocks a shot while Philadelphia Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds jumps in front of him during the third period. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) AP. Gallery: Rangers…

Seahawks run past Saints – Albany Times Union

Albany Times UnionSeattle. When he got around the edge, there was no one for Marshawn Lynch to hit. Directly ahead was open field, the end zone and the Seattle Seahawks’…

NY Rangers beat Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks as Carl Hagelin nets … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsRANGERS 3, BLACKHAWKS 2. CHICAGO – Sit down before reading: The Rangers would make the playoffs if the NHL season ended Thursday morning – and in a…

Thomas capped Hall of Fame career with A’s – MLB.com

MLB.comOAKLAND — It was a classic incentive-laden, make-good contract. Frank Thomas just wanted a chance. Having been cast adrift by the White Sox eight years ago, Thomas found a new…

Florida State tops Auburn for BCS Championship on late TD – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — The Bowl Championship Series is dead. And the Southeastern Conference’s stranglehold on college football’s national championship has been snuffed. Top-ranked Florida State of the Atlantic Coast…

Defenseman Torey Krug misses practice with undisclosed injury – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeWILMINGTON — As soon as one player comes back for the Bruins, it seems like another one goes down. Though, in this case, it’s unclear how serious Torey Krug’s…

Michigan State overtakes Stanford in Rose Bowl – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePasadena –. Stanford traded blows with another smash-mouth team on New Year’s Day, and this time, the other guys connected too many times. The Cardinal offense was held…

NKU falls to UNC 75-60 – Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comNothern Kentucky guard Todd Johnson (23) is stopped short of the basket by North Carolina forward Jaskson Simmons (left), Isaiah Hicks (center) and guard Wade Moody (55) during the second…

The Pro Bowl snub team – National Football Post

National Football PostChanges in the Pro Bowl format to unconferenced teams should have made all-star snubs less likely. However, despite the changes, there are plenty of deserving players who weren’t…

Aaron Rodgers is here to take the Packers to the playoffs, then what? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAaron Rodgers just saved the Green Bay Packers’ season. He knows it. Coach Mike McCarthy knows it. Even the Bears know it. Green Bay appeared dead in the water…

No Carmelo, no contest in blowout – Albany Times Union

Albany Times UnionNew York. Not only was there no Kevin Durant-Carmelo Anthony showdown, there wasn’t much of a game, either. The Oklahoma City Thunder made sure of it. Durant scored…

Bulls trounce Nets in 3rd-quarter stampede – Albany Times Union

Albany Times UnionNew York. Taj Gibson enjoyed coming home for the holidays. Gibson, a Brooklyn native, scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 15 to help the Chicago Bulls rout…

Inside Ben Stiller’s Daydreams: The Making of ‘Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterFrom Steven Spielberg and Jim Carrey to Sacha Baron Cohen and Mike Myers, many have tried to remake the 1947 classic about an adventure-prone daydreamer. But Stiller finally cracked…

Carmelo Anthony hoping ankle injury won’t keep him out of Christmas Day game … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe surprise from Orlando is that the Knicks didn’t see their name added to the list of unlucky Eastern Conference teams that have had their seasons all…

Melvin Gordon to return to Badgers – ESPN

ESPNWisconsin running back Melvin Gordon will return for his redshirt junior season in 2014, he announced Friday. Big Ten Blog. Big Ten ESPN.com’s Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett write about…

Chris Kunitz, Sidney Crosby lead Penguins past Wild – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Kunitz scored his 19th goal, Sidney Crosby had two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins jumped out to a four-goal lead before beating the Minnesota Wild…

Arizona proves its toughness with comeback win over Michigan – CNN

CNNArizona hit 14 of 15 free throws, including six straight in the final minute by guard Nick Johnson. Carlos Osorio /AP. ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Most college basketball fans will…

NAIA will let Thunder fan keep his miracle $20K – USA TODAY

USA TODAYProblem was, Rodriguez plays basketball at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, and he’s not allowed to make money off of his athletic ability, according to NAIA rules, so he…

Indiana hopes to be ready for Syracuse test in Sweet 16 rematch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell has talked about using last season’s loss to Syracuse in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament — and his own poor…

‘American Mirror’ reveals life and art of Norman Rockwell – Albany Times Union

‘American Mirror’ reveals life and art of Norman RockwellAlbany Times UnionA twice-divorced workaholic who neglected wives and children, a religious nonbeliever, a closeted homosexual, a depressive forever anxious about his…

Claude Julien Impressed With How Bruins Bounced Back From Loss to Red … – NESN.com

NESN.comThe Boston Bruins showed a lot of character by recovering from a brutal 6-1 loss on Wednesday to the Detroit Red Wings with a 3-2 comeback victory over the New…