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Cowboys’ Murray no surprise to rushing champ McCoy

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

IRVING, Texas – DeMarco Murray’s huge lead in the NFL rushing race isn’t a surprise to last year’s winner. Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy figured the Dallas back just needed to get the ball. “I’ve been a big fan of DeMarco for a while, not just this year,” said McCoy, whose Eagles visit the Cowboys today in a matchup of NFC East …

Revs’ Jones ready for anything from Red Bulls

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England midfielder Jermaine Jones wouldn’t be surprised if the New York Red Bulls target him and try to get him upset …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NFL Fitzpatrick to start for injured Mallett HOUSTON – The Houston Texans placed quarterback Ryan Mallett on injured reserve yesterday with a chest injury, meaning …

Texans quarterback Mallett could be done for year with torn pectoral

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Houston quarterback Ryan Mallett is being evaluated for an undisclosed injury and Coach Bill O’Brien said they’ll know more about his status later this week. O’Brien wouldn’t say what his injury was amid reports that he has a …

Malkin scores to lift Penguins past Bruins in overtime, 3-2

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

BOSTON – Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the night 32 seconds into overtime, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins yesterday. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists, including a crossing …

Bills rough up Jets in Detroit; Ravens beat Saints on road

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Scott Chandler capped an emotionally draining week with a celebration for the folks back home in Buffalo. After catching a touchdown pass shortly before halftime, he began mimicking a shoveling motion, a nod to Bills fans who have …

Revs win 2-1 at Red Bulls in East final 1st leg

Monday, November 24, 2014

HARRISON, N.J. – If the New England Revolution is going to shed its mantle as the team that can’t quite seal the deal, maybe it’ll be the midseason addition of Jermaine Jones that helped finally get the team …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, November 24, 2014

Golf Ko gets record haul by winning LPGA finale NAPLES, Fla. – New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended a big year on the LPGA Tour with the largest payoff in women’s golf. Ko won the $1 million bonus from the “Race to CME Globe” yesterday even before she …

Brady passes Patriots to 34-9 win over Lions

Monday, November 24, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. The outcome was the same: a blowout win over a top team. Throw in a defense that held the …

Patriots produce on offense

Monday, November 24, 2014

Tom Brady 38-for-53, 349 yards, 2 TDs Julian Edelman 11 catches, 89 yards Brandon LaFell 9 catches, 98 yards Tim Wright 5 catches, 2 TDs LeGarrette Blount 12 carries, 78 yards, 2 TDs 439 total yards – 349 passing, 90 rushing …

Seahawks stay in hunt, hand Cardinals second loss

Monday, November 24, 2014

Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seattle Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, …

Trail Blazers beat Celtics, extend winning streak to seven

Monday, November 24, 2014

BOSTON – LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak. Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers extended their streak to seven …

Lions’ stingy defense faces high-scoring Pats

Sunday, November 23, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – It’s no surprise that the New England Patriots lead the NFL in scoring. In the past four seasons, they’ve done that twice and finished third twice. But the Detroit Lions allowing the fewest points? Now …