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McIlroy wins Dubai Desert Classic (Yahoo Sports)

01-02-2015

McIlroy wins Dubai Desert Classic (Yahoo Sports)

secured his second Dubai Desert Classic title in six years with a 2-under 70 in the final round to win by three shots on Sunday. in 2001. The top-ranked McIlroy, whose win here in 2009 was his first as a professional, made just three birdies Sunday but kept mistakes off his card. His only bogey of the round came on the par-3 seventh hole at Emirates Golf Club's Majlis course. I just wanted to keep...

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st…

01-02-2015

Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st (Yahoo Sports)

s misery at Melbourne Park. Djokovic beat Murray 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday, relegating the Scotsman to runner-up status for the fourth time in four tries. Murray had lost twice previously to Djokovic in 2011 and 2013 and to Roger Federer in 2010. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic, meanwhile, is a perfect 5-for-5 in Australian Open finals. Djokovic swung momentum in a close match with a service break in the eighth...

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No. 3 Gonzaga beats Memphis at home for 1st time (Yahoo Spor…

31-01-2015

No. 3 Gonzaga beats Memphis at home for 1st time (Yahoo Sports)

SPOKANE, Wash. added 15 to help No. 3 Gonzaga beat Memphis 82-64 on Saturday night for its 15th straight victory. Domantas Sabonis had 13 points and 11 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double. The trio went 16 of 26 from the floor to help Gonzaga dominate Memphis inside for its first home victory over the Tigers in four attempts. Kevin Pangos had 11 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 10 for Gonzaga (22-1). The Bulldogs...

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LeBron makes Love a winner in return to Minnesota, 106-90 (Y…

31-01-2015

LeBron makes Love a winner in return to Minnesota, 106-90 (Yahoo Sports)

and his 3-pointer wasn't falling in the building he used to call home. On nights like this in his six years in Minnesota, Love had no one to turn to for help. and the best player in the world wasn't about to let his new teammate down on an emotional night. leading the Cavaliers to a 106-90 victory over the Timberwolves in Love's first game back in Minnesota since he was traded. It was all...

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Knee injury shelves VCU guard Briante Weber for season (Yaho…

31-01-2015

Knee injury shelves VCU guard Briante Weber for season (Yahoo Sports)

RICHMOND, Va. AP) -- The No. 14 VCU basketball team lost much more than a game on Saturday. the team's point guard, will miss the rest of the season after tearing the ACL, MCL and meniscus in his right knee on Saturday. The injury occurred with just a few minutes left in the Rams' 64-55 loss to Richmond. Weber, one of the team's leaders, was driving in the lane and attempted to make a jump-stop...

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Horford, Hawks extend streak with 91-85 win over 76ers (Yaho…

31-01-2015

Horford, Hawks extend streak with 91-85 win over 76ers (Yahoo Sports)

ATLANTA (AP) -- The 76ers' decision to ''let it fly'' with 3-pointers almost grounded the Hawks' winning streak. s clutch play in the closing minutes helped keep the streak alive. Horford scored 23 points, including a tying basket after Philadelphia took its first lead late in the game, and Atlanta recovered after squandering a 21-point lead to beat the 76ers 91-85 on Saturday night and stretch its franchise-record winning streak to 19 games. It was...

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Rodgers wins MVP, Watt unanimous top AP defensive player (Ya…

31-01-2015

Rodgers wins MVP, Watt unanimous top AP defensive player (Yahoo Sports)

PHOENIX (AP) -- Just living the dream. And looking for more. J. J. swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors. Rodgers, also the 2011 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award winner, took this one in somewhat surprisingly easy fashion over Watt. The Packers quarterback received 31 votes for the 2014 award from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league....

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Raptors win in overtime again, defeat Wizards 120-116 (Yahoo…

31-01-2015

Raptors win in overtime again, defeat Wizards 120-116 (Yahoo Sports)

120-116 on Saturday. scored 17 for the Raptors, who tied a season high with their sixth straight victory. John Wall, battling migraines and a sprained right ankle, was a game-time decision for Washington. He started and led all scorers with 28 points and had 12 assists. added 26 points. Lowry scored seven points in overtime for Toronto, which squandered a 17-point, second-half lead Friday night before outlasting the Nets. With a win before a sellout...

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Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Hall of Fame …

31-01-2015

Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Hall of Fame (Yahoo Sports)

PHOENIX (AP) -- Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along with senior selection Mick Tingelhoff. Five nominees were eliminated in the final vote: Tony Dungy, Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison, Orlando Pace and Kurt Warner. Earlier Saturday, the selection...

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Late rally lifts No. 4 Duke past No. 2 Virginia, 69-63 (Yaho…

31-01-2015

Late rally lifts No. 4 Duke past No. 2 Virginia, 69-63 (Yahoo Sports)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and No. 4 Duke got their biggest shots to start falling just in time. Jones scored 17 points, Cook had 15 and both made critical 3-pointers in the closing minutes, fueling a game-ended 16-5 run that gave the Blue Devils a 69-63 victory against No. 2 Virginia, ending the Cavaliers' 21-game home winning streak. We were getting the same looks. It was just a matter of the ball going in the basket,'' Jones...

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