Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Sports

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) tackles Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) during the second half of an NFL football divisional football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said on his radio show Monday morning that cornerback Richard Sherman played the second half of the season with an MCL ...
demetria morant tries to box out a man during a basketball game

JOHNSON LEADS AS EAGLES COMPLETE PERFECT ROAD TRIP Zach Johnson’s 23 points helped the FGCU men’s basketball team stay undefeated in conference play in an 84-80 win on the road ...
President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is celebrating the World Series champion Chicago Cubs before he leaves office. On what usually is a sleepy federal holiday at ...
Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) and St. John's guard Shamorie Ponds, left, reach for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

BY DAVE SKRETTA LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright admitted after falling from the top spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll that he would rather his ...
Switzerland's Roger Federer wipes the sweat from his face during his first round match against Austria's Jurgen Melzer at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

BY JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer shanked a few shots and was unsettled by how nervous he felt after six months on the sidelines, despite the familiar ...
In this Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

BY DAVE SKRETTA KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Royals and Danny Duffy thought Kansas City sports fans could use some good news. The team announced a $65 million, ...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs free safety Ron Parker, left, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

BY BARRY WILNER KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Boswell’s pinpoint right leg and Le’Veon Bell’s two dancing feet. They do call it football, after all. Indeed, Bell spent much ...
Green Bay Packers tight end Jared Cook (89) catches a pass along the sideline during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

BY SCHUYLER DIXON ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn’t need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just call it a “Half Mary.” Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a ...
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, center, drives between Sacramento Kings' Rudy Gay, left, and Garrett Temple during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

BY JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When the Warriors traveled to Cleveland last January after winning the 2015 NBA title by beating the Cavs, Stephen Curry had so many ...
New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount (29) gains yardage as Houston Texans defenders A.J. Bouye (21) and Benardrick McKinney (55) pursue during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BY JIMMY GOLEN FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Short nights and short offseasons. It’s the Patriot way. New England has advanced to the AFC championship game for a record sixth year ...
X