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Pittsburgh Steelers (14-4) vs. Green Bay Packers (13-6)

Time – 4:30 p.m. Mountain, today, at Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, KASAOpening line – Packers by 2Record vs. spread – Steelers 11-6-1; Packers 12-7Series record – Packers lead 18-14Last...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Perry pots all three on Avs

DENVER – Corey Perry turned in a performance worthy of an All-Star. So did Curtis McElhinney, even if Anaheim’s backup goalie simply was filling in for one.Perry scored three goals, and McElhinney,...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mystique, tradition

ARLINGTON, Texas – NFL commissioners can’t root, so Roger Goodell will just sit back and smile as he watches this Super Bowl.A season that saw pro football claim boffo TV ratings and reach new...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Anthony, Smith lead Nuggets over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS – Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, and J.R. Smith scored 10 of his 14 points in the final seven minutes to help the Denver Nuggets to a 113-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rodgers fights off Favre legacy

DALLAS – As the 2005 draft crept uncomfortably along into hour 2, then hour 3, then hour 4 and beyond, Aaron Rodgers looked at the board, saw the words “Green Bay” up there and knew there was an...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sam Bradford and a Man Named Suh

DALLAS (AP) – Top draft choice, top rookie.St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford won The Associated Press 2010 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award Friday.The first overall selection in last...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Old mates burn Avalanche 4-3

DENVER – Andrew Brunette scored twice, and Jose Theodore stopped 38 shots, helping the Minnesota Wild hold off a rusty Colorado Avalanche squad for a 4-3 win Thursday night at the Pepsi Center in...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

XLV: ‘The Steelers Way’

DALLAS – Instead of focusing on the eight Super Bowl trips and six Lombardi trophies, Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell likes to talk about these numbers: four and nine.That’s four...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Belichick is THE coach

DALLAS (AP) — Bill Belichick is closing in on Don Shula.The New England coach Bill Belichick won The Associated Press 2010 NFL Coach of the Year award Wednesday, the third time Belichick has earned...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

AP’s best on O ‘a dork’ with the playbook

DALLAS – Tom Brady tore up the NFL with his precision passing and dynamic guidance of the New England Patriots’ offense.That was in 2007, when he ran away with The Associated Press NFL Offensive...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Big Chill in Big D for NFL’s Big Game

FORT WORTH, Texas – One Pittsburgh safety kept interrupting reporters’ questions about the Super Bowl to complain it was too chilly. A Green Bay receiver bragged that the snow outside made the...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Driver: 12 tries, first Bowl

DALLAS – Donald Driver finally is at the Super Bowl after 12 seasons with the Green Bay Packers.So what was going through the veteran receiver’s mind when the team landed in North Texas late Monday...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports