Archive for January 21st, 2010

Freddy Sanchez undergoes shoulder surgery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants second baseman Freddy Sanchez underwent left shoulder surgery and might not be ready by opening day. Manager Bruce Bochy confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday night that Sanchez had a recent arthroscopic procedure.



Moulson Leads Islanders Past Panthers

Matt Moulson and the New York Islanders are making themselves right at home at Nassau Coliseum. Moulson scored the decisive goal in a shootout and…



Ovechkin-led Caps’ late rush beats Pens 6-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If there can be a playoff game in January, this was it. The Washington Capitals only hope that beating the Pittsburgh Penguins during the season will show them how to get it done when the games truly count. Alex Ovechkin scored twice and the streaking Capitals scored the final four goals to beat the Penguins 6-3 on Thursday night in the first game this season between elite teams led by the NHL’s two signature stars



LeBron leads Cavaliers over Kobe and Lakers 93-87

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers haven’t lost their holiday spirit. Cleveland showed its Christmas Day win over the Los Angeles Lakers was no gift as LeBron James scored 37 points, including 12 straight down the stretch, and the Cavs, playing their first game without injured Mo Williams, beat Kobe Bryant and the NBA champions 93-87 on Thursday night. J.J



Hernandez finalizes $78M, 5-year deal with Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — His fans from Seattle to Venezuela call him “King Felix.” Yet it’s another, more personal title that Felix Hernandez cites as the reason his career took off last year, when he went from maddening inconsistency and unfulfilled potential to dominant pitching that earned him a $78 million, five-year deal with the Mariners. Dad. “It’s the maturity, man



Toyota recalls 2.3M US vehicles to fix gas pedals

NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota said Thursday it is recalling 2.3 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix accelerator pedals that can become stuck, the latest in a string of quality problems that have bedeviled the Japanese automaker.