Sports in the United States http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24007/all en Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Bills name Syracuse's Marrone as head coach<br /> 2013-01-07T175432Z_1_BRE9060LO_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-BILLS-COACH.XML<br /> () -</p> <p>Messi sweeps to fourth successive award</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens season Indianapolis Colts Joe Flacco Miami Dolphins National Football League NFL playoff results Person Career Sports in the United States Washington Redskins Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:55:20 +0000 5731512 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Johnson takes charge with power at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-takes-charge-power-at-kapalua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 7 (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson took control of the weather-hit Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Monday with an awesome display of power hitting in the second round after the 2013 PGA Tour finally got under way.</p> <p>Tied for the lead with fellow Americans Mark Wilson and Nick Watney when the opening round was completed at the Kapalua Resort earlier in the day, Johnson fired a sizzling seven-under-par 66 to surge three strokes in front of the pack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-takes-charge-power-at-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Dustin Johnson Golf Kapalua Resort Person Location PGA Championship Quotation Sports in the United States Steve Stricker U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:40:02 +0000 5731466 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-tuesday-jan-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>Major League Baseball</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-tuesday-jan-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All-America Football Conference San Francisco 49ers Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:15:31 +0000 5731781 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Johnson wins windswept PGA season-opener at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapalua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - It required a lot patience and overtime but American Dustin Johnson opened the PGA Tour season with a comfortable victory at the windswept Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Tuesday.</p> <p>Johnson fired a five-under 68 on another blustery day at the Kapalua Resort to finish four shots clear of defending champion Steve Stricker (69).</p> <p>With the win, Johnson becomes the first player since Tiger Woods to win at least one tournament in six consecutive years straight out of college.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Sports in the United States Steve Stricker Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:30:09 +0000 5731902 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 9 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-wednesday-jan-9 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan. 9 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>Major League Baseball</p> <p>The envelope please...</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-wednesday-jan-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Green Bay Packers Human Interest Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:15:14 +0000 5732292 at http://www.globalpost.com White House wades into debate on injured Redskins QB http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/white-house-wades-debate-injured-redskins-qb <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Even the White House couldn't resist weighing in on the nationwide debate over whether Washington Redskins star rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III should have been kept in Sunday's NFL playoff game in which he went down with a gruesome knee injury.</p> <p>Washington coach Mike Shanahan has come under fire for leaving the ailing Griffin - widely known as RG-3 - in the 24-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks and possibly putting the young player's career at risk.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/white-house-wades-debate-injured-redskins-qb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football Business Entertainment Environment Health National Football League Politics Robert Griffin III Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:00:23 +0000 5732395 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-thursday-jan-10 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan. 10 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>National Football League</p> <p>The Playoffs</p> <p>NFC: Packers 'thankful' for another go at Niners</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-est-thursday-jan-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baltimore Ravens Human Interest Jacksonville Jaguars Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:45:14 +0000 5732842 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-NFL-Falcons get chance to end playoff misery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/preview-nfl-falcons-get-chance-end-playoff-misery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - The Atlanta Falcons earned the top seed in the National Football Conference (NFC) with a 13-3 regular season record but it is a miserable run of form in the playoffs they will try to end against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.</p> <p>Three times in the era of head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan the Falcons have impressed in the regular season but have stumbled in their first games of the post-season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/preview-nfl-falcons-get-chance-end-playoff-misery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:45:29 +0000 5733421 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Playoff results and schedule for NFL postseason http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/nfl-playoff-results-and-schedule-nfl-postseason <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - Results and schedule for National Football League postseason: Jan. 5 AFC wild-card game Houston Texans defeated Cincinnati Bengals 19-13. -- NFC wild-card game Green Bay Packers defeated Minnesota Vikings 24-10. --- Jan. 6 AFC wild-card game Baltimore Ravens defeated Indianapolis Colts 24-9. -- NFC wild-card game Seattle Seahawks defeated Washington Redskins 24-14.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/nfl-playoff-results-and-schedule-nfl-postseason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:00:40 +0000 5733425 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Ravens win classic playoff over Broncos in overtime http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/nfl-ravens-win-classic-playoff-over-broncos-overtime <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens rallied for a 38-35 overtime win over the Denver Broncos on Saturday in a thrilling playoff encounter that puts them one win away from their first Super Bowl berth in 12 years.</p> <p>The visiting Ravens stunned Denver when Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal in the second overtime to end a back-and-forth game that included a 90-yard punt return and 104-yard kickoff return for touchdowns from Denver's Trindon Holliday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/nfl-ravens-win-classic-playoff-over-broncos-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:00:04 +0000 5733701 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-49ers rout Packers to book spot in NFC title game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/nfl-49ers-rout-packers-book-spot-nfc-title-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Reuters) - Second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick outdueled reigning NFL Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers to lead the San Francisco 49ers to a 45-31 playoff win over the visiting Green Bay Packers on Saturday.</p> <p>The emphatic victory lifted the 49ers into the Jan. 20 National Football Conference title game against the winner of Sunday's showdown between the top-seeded Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/nfl-49ers-rout-packers-book-spot-nfc-title-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 07:00:36 +0000 5733718 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Schedule for the 2012 season playoffs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/nfl-schedule-the-2012-season-playoffs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Reuters) - National Football League postseason schedule following the second round divisional playoff games:</p> <p>Conference Championships</p> <p>American Football Conference (AFC)</p> <p>Jan. 20 - Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots</p> <p>National Football Conference (NFC)</p> <p>Jan. 20 - San Francisco 49ers at Atlanta Falcons</p> <p>- -</p> <p>Super Bowl</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/nfl-schedule-the-2012-season-playoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:45:33 +0000 5733967 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday Jan 18 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-tuesday-jan-15 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>CYCLING</p> <p>Armstrong finally admits doping</p> <p>NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career, admitting he cheated to win all seven of his Tour de France titles. (CYCLING-ARMSTRONG/, moved, by Julian Linden, 800 words)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-tuesday-jan-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Baltimore Ravens Dick Pound Entertainment Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. Golf Human Interest Martin Kaymer National Football League Phil Mickelson Rory McIlroy Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:15:19 +0000 5734718 at http://www.globalpost.com Figure skating-Lysacek withdraws from U.S. championships http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/figure-skating-lysacek-withdraws-us-championships <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - Olympic champion Evan Lysacek has withdrawn from next week's U.S. figure skating championships as he is still not fit enough to compete following surgery.</p> <p>"It's disappointing because health-wise I'm fine," Lysacek said in a statement released by U.S. Figure Skating on Friday. "Due to the long layoff from the surgery I still need about three more weeks to get back into competition form.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/figure-skating-lysacek-withdraws-us-championships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evan Lysacek Figure skating Sports in the United States United States Figure Skating Championships Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:30:04 +0000 5736456 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday Jan 22 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-sunday-jan-20 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>TENNIS</p> <p>Australian Open (till 27)</p> <p>Sharapova to face familiar foe in quarter-finals</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-sunday-jan-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football American football in the United States American Football League National Football League Sports in the United States Super Bowl Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 01:00:32 +0000 5736753 at http://www.globalpost.com