Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Chippewas Hold Off Hilltoppers

At Detroit:

Quarterback Ryan Radcliffe threw for 253 yards and three touchdowns, including the game winner of 11 yards to Cody Wilson with 5:11 remaining, giving the  Central Michigan Chippewas a 24-21 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in Wednesday's Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.

Both teams finished the season at 7-6.  The defeat spoiled the Hilltoppers' bowl debut since joining college football's top flight in 2009.


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Tuesday, December 25, 2012


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Monday, December 24, 2012

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl: Defensive Performance Sparks Mustangs Past Bulldogs

At Honolulu:

Defensive end Margus Hunt forced two fumbles that set up field goals and sacked opposing quarterback Derek Carr in the end zone for a safety as the SMU Mustangs (7-6) dominated the Fresno State Bulldogs (9-4) 43-10 in Monday's Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.  Taylor Reed and Hayden Greenbauer returned interceptions of 69 and 83 yards respectively for Mustang touchdowns.

Jack Klugman, Starred As Oscar Madison In TV's "The Odd Couple," And In Title Role In "Quincy M.E.," R.I.P.

Jack Klugman, the veteran character actor best remembered for his portrayal of the slovenly sportswriter Oscar Madison in the 1970s TV adaptation of The Odd Couple, then played a crusading forensic pathologist in Quincy, M.E., passed away on Monday at his home in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles at the age of 90.

Mr. Klugman (who had survived an earlier throat cancer scare) had a vocal cord removed in 1989 due to cancer and his voice was reduced to a gravelly whisper.

On The Odd Couple, Jack won two Emmy awards for his role as slovenly Oscar, while Tony Randall won one for his role of fussbudget Felix Unger.

On Quincy, Jack played the title role of a crusading pathologist who worked in the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Jack Klugman appeared in numerous motion pictures.  He played Juror #5 in the film adaptation of the live television play "12 Angry Men."

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Pilots Top Braves In Vegas

At Las Vegas:

In Las Vegas Classic consolation-game action on Sunday, Ryan Nicholas (who grabbed 12 rebounds) and Derrick Rodgers each scored 12 points as the Portland Pilots (7-7) defeated the Bradley Braves (8-4) 57-55.

Seahawks Blast Sluggish Niners, Lock Up Playoff Berth, Still Have Shot At Divisional Title

At Seattle:

Quarterback Russell Wilson threw for four touchdowns while Marshawn Lynch ran for two other scores on Sunday night as the Seattle Seahawks (10-5)--still unbeaten at home--locked up a playoff berth with a 42-13 home domination of the San Francicsco 49ers (10-4-1).  This prevented the Niners from locking up the NFC West Division title.  The Seahawks can still win the divisional title next Sunday by defeating St. Louis at home, provided the Niners fall at home to Arizona.