Tuesday, March 26, 2013

More Sports Headlines 03/26/13


Penguins going all-in for Cup quest
USA TODAY
The NHL team with the most goals and longest winning streak has decided to be the most aggressive team in the trade market. In a span of about 17 hours, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired gritty veteran forward Brenden Morrow and big-bodied defenseman ...
The anatomy of Florida Gulf Coast's 'Dunk City' offense
USA TODAY
They seemingly play without fear – and laugh at the idea of using a full shot clock – riling up the crowd while zipping up and down the court, punctuating trips to the basket with acrobatic dunks. Sounds like the Harlem Globetrotters, right? Close, but Florida ...
Lucic being Lucic
Boston Herald
It would not be entirely accurate to say Milan Lucic is the most important player on the Bruins, the individual key to the success or failure of the group. But he's on a pretty short list of core guys who have to be in good form for this team to be a championship ...
Ducks' home woes continue
Los Angeles Times
Less than a week ago, the Ducks had a legitimate claim as the NHL's best team. Now they just want to win a game. The San Jose Sharks on Monday handed the flailing Pacific Division leaders their third consecutive loss at home, 5-3, as the grind of the ...
Milwaukee Brewers - TeamReport
Chicago Tribune
MLB Team Report - Milwaukee Brewers - INSIDE PITCH It isn't easy to project how the Brewers will do in the 2013 season for one simple reason: You never know how inexperienced starting pitchers are going to hold up to the rigors of a full 162-game ...
Denny Hamlin suffers broken back in Fontana crash
Los Angeles Times
NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin suffered a compression fracture in his lower back in the last-lap crash in Fontana, his team said Monday. Hamlin, who has a history of back problems, damaged his L1 vertebra after his car slammed head-on into the inside wall ...
Cal women blow late lead, win in OT
San Francisco Chronicle
Lubbock, Texas -- Among all the white knuckles down the stretch Monday night, Cal head coach Lindsay Gottlieb found a silver lining. With her second-seeded team unexpectedly headed to overtime with South Florida, Gottlieb looked her players in the eye ...

San Francisco Chronicle
NBA roundup: Heat win 27th straight, run away from Magic 108-94
Boston Herald
ORLANDO, Fla. — LeBron James finished with 24 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Miami Heat won their 27th straight game by running away in the final minutes to beat the Orlando Magic 108-94 on Monday night. Mario Chalmers scored 17, and ...
Nuggets' Streak Ends at 15 to Hornets
New York Times
Ryan Anderson scored 23 points, Brian Roberts doubled his career high with 18 assists and the New Orleans Hornets beat visiting Denver, 110-86, on Monday night, ending the Nuggets' 15-game winning streak. New Orleans, playing without its starting ...
Maria Sharapova eyes first Sony Open title
MiamiHerald.com
World No. 2 Maria Sharapova was incredulous about the question aimed at her Sunday afternoon at the Sony Open. After overcoming a 1-3 deficit in the first set to dominate fellow Russian Elena Vesnina, 6-4, 6-2, Sharapova elicited this comment from a ...

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Sports Headlines 3/26/13

Senators Beat Devils in Shootout
New York Times
Published: March 25, 2013. Mika Zibanejad scored the deciding goal in a shootout to carry the host Ottawa Senators past the Devils, 3-2, on Monday night. Slap Shot. If it happens on ice and it involves hitting and scoring, The Times's Slap Shot blog is on it.
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UConn Cruises Past Vanderbilt
ESPN
STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut has had its share of streaks, including a memorable 90 wins in a row between 2008 and 2010. The Huskies added to another impressive run Monday night, advancing to the regional semifinals of the women's NCAA tournament ...
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UCLA's decision on Ben Howland might be about dollars, not sense
Los Angeles Times
UCLA Coach Ben Howland gives direction during a practice last week. (Eric Gay / Associated Press ). There are basketball issues that UCLA officials feel must be addressed, but economics will play a large part in the expected firing of Bruins Coach Ben ...
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Hornets Snap Nuggets' 15-Game Win Streak
ABC News
Share. 0. Even Brian Roberts couldn't believe the performance he delivered to help end Denver's 15-game winning streak. Starting for only the second time, the rookie doubled his season high with 18 assists, Ryan Anderson scored 23 points and the ...
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Wild beat Stars for sixth straight win
NHL.com
DALLAS -- The Minnesota Wild have waited a long time to win at American Airlines Center, over 10 years to be exact. On Monday, they got two goals and an assist from Zach Parise in a 7-4 win against the Dallas Stars, as the Wild earned their first victory in ...
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LeBron misses triple-double, miffed
FOXSports.com
LeBron James has the Miami Heat riding high during this impressive win streak, but that doesn't mean he's lost sight of his individual numbers. In the waning moments of the Heat's 108-94 win over the Magic for their 27th consecutive victory, LeBron was one ...
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Giants sign G Kevin Boothe; line returns for '13
Wall Street Journal
The Giants on Monday announced that left guard Kevin Boothe has re-signed after spending time on the free agent market. It is a one-year deal, Boothe told The Associated Press in an email. The signing comes a little less than a month after left tackle Will ...
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Bruins beat Maple Leafs 3-2 in shootout
CBC.ca
BOSTON (AP) Mired in a bit of a scoring slump, the Boston Bruins were efficient with what little offense they generated against Toronto. Patrice Bergeron scored on one of just six shots by the Bruins in the third period, a goal that tied the score 2-2 in a game ...
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Kings-Blackhawks Sums
San Jose Mercury News
Los Angeles 0 3 2—5. Chicago 1 2 1—4. First Period—1, Chicago, Frolik 2 (Saad, Keith), 5:55. Penalties—Richards, LA, double minor (high-sticking), 11:29. Second Period—2, Los Angeles, Kopitar 10, 4:21. 3, Los Angeles, Stoll 7 (Lewis, Scuderi), 7:25 (sh).
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Mexico vs. USA: Key Players Who Will Decide Final Result
Bleacher Report
Mexico will take on fierce rivals the United States in an all-important 2014 World Cup qualifier at the Azteca Stadium on Tuesday night. Team USA has never beaten El Tri in Mexico during a professional match through the last 69 years, but will be looking to ...
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