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Sunday
Nov202011

Scoreboard Roundup 11-20-11

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL: The Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) got past the New York Giants (6-4), 17-10.

The Green Bay Packers (10-0) dashed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-6), 35-26.

The Chicago Bears (7-3) downed the San Diego Chargers (4-6), 30-21.

The Dallas Cowboys (6-4) edged out the Washington Redskins (3-7) in overtime, 27-24.

The Oakland Raiders (6-4) put away the Minnesota Vikings (2-8), 27-21.

The San Francisco 49ers (9-1) flew past the Arizona Cardinals (3-7), 23-7.

The Baltimore Ravens (7-3) popped the Cincinnati Bengals (6-4), 31-24.

The Atlanta Falcons (6-4) ko'ed the Tennessee Titans (5-5), 23-17.

The Seattle Seahawks (4-6) got by the St. Louis Rams (2-8), 24-7.

The Miami Dolphins (3-7) blew out the Buffalo Bills (5-5), 35-8.

The Detroit Lions (7-3) outlasted the Carolina Panthers (2-8), 49-35.

The Cleveland Browns (4-6) slipped by the Jacksonville Jaguars (3-7), 14-10.

NHL:  The Carolina Hurricanes (7-11-3) edged the Toronto Maple Leafs (11-8-2), 3-2.

The San Jose Sharks (12-5-1) skated past the Colorado Avalanche (9-11-1), 4-1.

The Detroit Red Wings (11-7-1) doubled up the Anaheim Ducks (6-10-4), 4-2.

The Vancouver Canucks (10-9-1) sliced the Ottawa Senators (10-9-2) in overtime, 2-1.

Soccer:  The Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo, 1-0 and won the MLS championship.

NCAAB Top 10: (1) North Carolina (3-0) downed Mississippi Valley State (0-3), 101-75.

(2) Kentucky (4-0) topped Old Dominion (3-2), 62-52.

(4) Connecticut (4-0) took care of Coppin State (1-3), 87-70.

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Sunday
Nov202011

U.S. Wins Fourth Straight Presidents Cup

Jason Merritt/Getty Images(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- For the fourth straight time, The United States has won the Presidents Cup, beating the International team, 19-15. Tiger Woods sealed the victory for the Americans with a 4-3 victory over Aaron Baddeley.

“I played well this week and very pleased with the progress I made so far,” Woods said of his performance. “This is an unbelievable team. I been on a variety of different teams over the years and this is been a great atmosphere to be around.”

Playing at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia, the International team couldn't kick it into second gear. Entering play on Sunday,  they were trailing the Americans, 13-9, a deficit which proved to be to huge to overcome.

U.S. golfer Jim Furyk was perfect during the event, becoming just the fourth-player in cup history to go 5-0.

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Sunday
Nov202011

Stenhouse Jr. Wins NASCAR Nationwide Title

Chris Graythen, Getty Images(HOMESTEAD, Fla.) -- Sweet Victory! In just his third year on NASCAR's Nationwide circuit, 24-year-old Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has won the season title, edging out Elliott Sadler by 45 points.

Stenhouse secured the championship early during Saturday's race at Homestead, when six cars pulled from the event.  

“A total team effort,” Stenhouse said. “Just really working, not making mistakes on pit road and not making mistakes as a driver or a crew chief. I think at the end of the year, we really limited the mistakes we made in the first half of the year.”

Going into Saturday's race, Stenhouse needed to finish 37th or better to capture the Nationwide title. He wound up finishing second to Brad Keselowski.

This was the first year in which Sprint Cup drivers were ineligible to compete for the Nationwide title.

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Sunday
Nov202011

NFL Week 11 Preview: KC Chiefs (4-5) @ Patriots (6-3)

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- The Kansas City Chiefs (4-5) travel to Foxborough, Massachusetts Monday night to take on the New England Patriots (6-3) in Week 11 of NFL Action.

The Chiefs will be without their starting quarterback Matt Cassel, who is out with an injured throwing hand. Tyler Palko will get the nod in his place.

“We feel good about Tyler or he wouldn’t be here, he wouldn’t be our number two,” Kansas City head coach Todd Haley said. “I have belief in Tyler.”

Palko will be making his first NFL start, having thrown just 13 passes during his two-year-career.

Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. Eastern.

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Sunday
Nov202011

Scoreboard Roundup 11-19-11

Mitchell Layton/Getty ImagesCollege Football Top 10:

(1) LSU (11-0) took care of Ole Miss (2-9), 52-3

(3) Alabama handled Georgia Southern (9-2), 45-21

USC (9-2) upset (4) Oregon (9-2), 38-35

(25) Baylor (7-3) upset (5) Oklahoma (8-2), 45-38

(6) Arkansas (10-1) defeated Mississippi State (5-6), 44-17

NC State (6-5) upset (7) Clemson (9-2), 37-13

(8) Stanford (10-1) edged California (6-5) 31-28

(10) Boise State (9-1) cruised past San Diego State 6-4), 52-35

College Basketball Top 10:

(2) Kentucky (3-1) defeated Penn State (3-1), 85-47
 
(5) Syracuse (4-0) took care of Colgate (1-2), 92-47)

(8) Louisville (3-0) got past Butler (1-2), 69-53


NHL:

The Red Wings (10-7-1) beat the Kings (10-7-3), 4-1

The Jets (8-9-3) flew past the Flyers (11-5-3), 6-4

The Maple Leafs (11-7-2) hammered the Capitals (10-7-1), 7-1

The Canadiens (9-8-3) shut out the Rangers (10-4-3), 4-0

The Coyotes (10-5-3) defeated the Sabres (12-8-0), 4-2

The Bruins (11-7-0) shut out the Islanders (5-9-3), 6-0

The Devils (10-7-1) got past the Lightning (9-8-2), 4-2

The Oilers (10-7-2) dominated the Blackhawks (12-6-3), 9-2

The Panthers (10-6-3) edged the Penguins (11-6-3), 3-2

The Wild (12-5-3) got past the Blues (10-7-2), 3-2 in a shootout

The Blue Jackets (4-13-2) beat the Predators (10-5-4), 4-3 in overtime

The Sharks (11-5-1) swam past the Stars (11-8-0), 4-1

NASCAR:

Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford 300

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship

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Saturday
Nov192011

ESPN: Ohio State Talking To Urban Meyer About Coaching Position

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- According ESPN.com, sources have told the outlet that Ohio State University has been in touch with former Florida head coach Urban Meyer about becoming the schools next head coach. The site is also reporting that no contract is in place and if Meyer did agree to a deal, it wouldn't be announced till the end of the regular season.

Despite the rumors, Meyers denied any talk between he and Ohio State.

"I know, it's that time of year. I've not been offered any job, and I've certainly not accepted any job," Meyer said.

The 47-year old Meyer was last the head coach at Florida from 2005-2010, where he went 104-23, including two national championships. He left the school after last season, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family. He does have ties to the school though. Meyer in an Ohio native and started his coaching career with Ohio State as a graduate assistant coach back in 1986.

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Saturday
Nov192011

Eagles' Vick and Maclin Ruled Out For Sunday's Game Against Giants

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- If the Philadelphia Eagles want any hope of salvaging their season, they'll have to do it without some their best weapons on offense this week. The team announced that quarterback Michael Vick and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will not play in the team's game Sunday night against the New York Giants.

Vick suffered two broken ribs last week in the team's 21-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. It is believed Vick suffered the injury as early as the second play of the game, but he played for the entire game without disclosing the seriousness of the injury. Meanwhile, Maclin is dealing with multiple injuries to his shoulder and hamstring.

Vince Young is expected to make his first start for the Eagles at quarterback, while Riley Cooper is also expected to make his first start of the season in place on the injured Maclin.

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Saturday
Nov192011

Austin Dillion Wins Truck Race Championship

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(HOMESTEAD, Fla.) -- Johnny Sauter did everything he could in Friday night's truck race -- the last one of the season. He took home the checkered flag in the rain-shortened race, but still fell six points shy of the championship, which went to Austin Dillon who finished in 10th.

Just a year removed from winning rookie of the year, Dillon has now become the youngest champion in series history. In 2012, he's scheduled to drive a full schedule in NASCAR's Nationwide Series.

"The rain came at the right time and the Lord was looking after us, it's really cool to be where we are today," said the 21-year-old grandson of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress.  "You get to spray champagne everywhere. It's the best feeling in the world."

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Saturday
Nov192011

Iowa State Upsets (2) Oklahoma State, In 2 Overtimes, 37-31

JupiterImages/Photos.com(AMES, Iowa) -- Iowa State (6-4) stunned (2) Oklahoma State (10-1) in two overtimes, 37-31, on Friday night at Jack Trice Stadium.

What should of been a cake walk to (11-0) instead became a nightmare, and the Cyclones hung around long enough to beat the Cowboys in two overtimes, thanks to Jeff Woody's 4-yard touchdown run into the endzone.

Oklahoma State gave up a 17 point lead in the game and ruined their national title hopes in the process.

"This one stings. This one's tough," said Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden after the loss.

With the loss, this now opens up the chances of a Alabama and LSU rematch in the title game, another possible team could be Oregon.

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Saturday
Nov192011

Joe Paterno Has Treatable Form of Lung Cancer

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) -- Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno has been diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer just days after being fired by Penn State for the ongoing Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case.

Paterno's son, Scott, told ESPN that the five-year survival rate for Joe Paterno's cancer is more than 70 percent.

Joe Paterno found out about his diagnosis after visiting the doctors last weekend for a follow up appointment for his bronchial illness.

"As everyone can appreciate, this is a deeply personal matter for my parents, and we simply ask that his privacy be respected as he proceeds with treatment," Scott Paterno said in a statement.

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