Sports News For 1/22/10

NFL News

The Minnesota Vikings just had one of their most beloved fans write a new fight song for the team. Prince or the artist formerly known as or whatever his new name is just wrote a new song for his hometown team. Prince said he was inspired by the beating the Vikings gave the Dallas Cowboys last week in the 2nd round of the NFC playoffs that he had to write a song to show his support. Once the team heard the song they liked it so much they decided to put it on their official website.

NBA NEWS

The NBA has announced the starters for the 2010 ALL STAR game that will be held at the new Dallas Cowboy stadium. The starters for the east side will be Lebron James, Allen Iverson, Kevin Garnett, Dwayne Wade, and Dwight Howard. For the west the starters will be Carmelo Anthony, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Amare Stoudemire. The game will be on Feb 14 and can be seen on TNT.

Kobe Bryant just became the youngest player in NBA history to reach the 25,000 points scored plateau. Bryant joins a short list of 14 other NBA greats that were able to accomplish such a huge significant milestone in their careers.

NBA GAMES ON Tonight

7:00 PM ET Sacramento at Orlando Comcast Sports Sacramento Sun Sports
7:00 PM ET Dallas at Philadelphia FOX SW COMCAST
7:00 PM ET Miami at Washington Sun Sports
7:00 PM ET Milwaukee at Toronto TSN
7:30 PM ET Charlotte at Atlanta SportSouth SportSouth
7:30 PM ET Portland at Boston
8:00 PM ET Indiana at Detroit FOX MIDW FOX DET
8:00 PM ET New Orleans at Minnesota Cox Sports Television KSTC 45
8:00 PM ET LA Lakers at New York MSG ESPN
8:00 PM ET Oklahoma City at Memphis FSOKHD
8:30 PM ET Houston at San Antonio Fox Sports Net Houston FOX SW
10:30 PM ET New Jersey at Golden State YES CSNBayHD
10:30 PM ET Chicago at Phoenix ESPN

NBA SCORES FROM 1/21/10

Cleveland 93, LA Lakers 87
Denver 105, LA Clippers 85

NBA GAMES ON 1/23/10

7:00 PM ET Philadelphia at Indiana COMCAST
7:00 PM ET Orlando at Charlotte Fox Sports Florida SportSouth
7:30 PM ET Oklahoma City at Cleveland FSOKHD Fox Sports Ohio - High Def
7:30 PM ET Portland at Detroit Fox Sports Detroit Plus
7:30 PM ET Sacramento at Miami Comcast Sports Sacramento Sun Sports
8:30 PM ET Chicago at Houston Fox Sports Net Houston NBA TV
8:30 PM ET Minnesota at Milwaukee FSN North - Wisconsin HD
9:00 PM ET New Orleans at Denver Cox Sports Television Altitude Sports
9:00 PM ET Golden State at Phoenix CSNBayHD KUTP 45
9:00 PM ET New Jersey at Utah YES FOX ROCKY

NBA GAMES ON 1/24/10

1:00 PM ET Dallas at New York FOX SW MSG
1:00 PM ET LA Clippers at Washington FSN Prime Ticket
6:00 PM ET LA Lakers at Toronto KCAL-TV, Los Angeles The SCORE national television

COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOP 25 WEEKEND SCHEDULE
TOP 25 GAMES FOR 1/23/10

4:00 PM ET (1) Texas at (21) Connecticut CBS
4:00 PM ET Arkansas at (2) Kentucky ESPN FULL COURT
2:00 PM ET (3) Kansas at Iowa State ESPN
12:00 PM ET (4) Villanova at St. John's ESPN
2:00 PM ET Marquette at (5) Syracuse ESPNU
9:00 PM ET (6) Duke at (16) Clemson ESPN
12:00 PM ET (7) Michigan State at Minnesota CBS
5:00 PM ET (8) Tennessee at Georgia
4:00 PM ET Oklahoma State at (9) Kansas State ESPN FULL COURT
8:00 PM ET Loyola Marymount at (10) Gonzaga
2:00 PM ET (25) Ohio State at (12) West Virginia CBS
10:00 PM ET (13) Brigham Young at San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Rutgers at (14) Georgetown ESPN FULL COURT
4:00 PM ET Michigan at (15) Purdue ESPN
1:00 PM ET (17) Temple at Fordham
2:00 PM ET (20) Butler at Illinois-Chicago ESPN FULL COURT
1:30 PM ET (24) Mississippi at LSU ESPN FULL COURT

TOP 25 GAMES ON 1/24/10

2:00 PM ET (11) Pittsburgh at Seton Hall ESPN FULL COURT
12:00 PM ET (18) Georgia Tech at Florida State ESPN FULL COURT
2:30 PM ET Penn State at (19) Wisconsin
2:05 PM ET (22) Northern Iowa at Indiana State MVC TV Network

MLB NEWS

The NY Mets have been really busy in the off-season so far, not only did they pick up outfielder Jason Bay from the Boston Red Sox, they have just signed outfielder Gary Matthews Jr from the LA Angels.

The Philadelphia Phillies were able to lock up two-time Gold Glove winner Shane Victorino under contract until 2012. Victorino had asked for $5.8 million through arbitration but was able to work out a deal for $22 millionĀ over the next three years.

After going 19-5 for the Seattle Mariners last season and showing everyone that he is one of the most dominate pitchers in baseball today, Felix Hernandez finally got the deal he was looking for. Hernandez just signed a 5-year $78 million contract with the mariners who also added World Series Ace Cliff Lee already this off-season.

NHL GAMES ON TODAY

7:00 PM ET Montreal at New Jersey RDS MSG+
9:00 PM ET Dallas at Edmonton RSNW
9:00 PM ET Nashville at Colorado ALTI

NHL GAMES ON 1/23/10

1:00 PM ET Ottawa at Boston NESN CBC
1:00 PM ET Carolina at Philadelphia COMCAST
7:00 PM ET Los Angeles at Detroit FOX DET
7:00 PM ET NY Rangers at Montreal NHLN CBC
7:00 PM ET New Jersey at NY Islanders MSG+
7:00 PM ET Phoenix at Washington HTS
7:00 PM ET Toronto at Florida FOX FLORIDA CBC
7:30 PM ET Atlanta at Tampa Bay SUN NET
8:00 PM ET Anaheim at St. Louis FOX MIDW
9:00 PM ET Columbus at Minnesota FXNO
10:00 PM ET Chicago at Vancouver CBC
10:30 PM ET Buffalo at San Jose FOX BAY

NHL GAMES ON 1/24/10

12:30 PM ET Pittsburgh at Philadelphia COMCAST NBC
5:00 PM ET Boston at Carolina FXSO
8:00 PM ET Dallas at Colorado ALTI

GOLF NEWS

Professional golfer Jim Thorpe has just been sentenced to a year in prison for failure to pay $2 million in taxes. Thorpe has to turn himself into authorities by no later then April 1, 2010. Once released Thorpe will have to perform 200 hours of supervised community service and repay the money he owes in taxes.

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