SPORTS NEWS FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2003|
Raiders 41, Titans 24|
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders did more than "Just win, baby!" They did it their way, blending a renegade past with a pass-happy present to defeat the Tennessee Titans 41-24 on Sunday in the AFC Championship game.
A devilish twist Davis must love
OAKLAND, Calif. - Bellbottoms are back. So, too, is Al Davis. Apparently without bothering to change his clothes.
Gannon nearly flawless in title game
OAKLAND, Calif. - Rich Gannon chases perfection every time he steps on the football field, whether it's in a minicamp practice or the AFC championship game.
Buccaneers 27, Eagles 10
PHILADELPHIA - It was Philadelphia's weather, and Philadelphia's crowd. It was the Eagles' stadium and their turf, and it was supposed to be their moment. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to the Super Bowl.
Ineffective McNabb can't lead Eagles
PHILADELPHIA - Donovan McNabb threw the ball, looked up and saw Ronde Barber running the opposite direction.
Jurevicius catches one for son
PHILADELPHIA - Joe Jurevicius flew home with a message he couldn't wait to whisper to his struggling son: "Daddy's going out to try to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win the Super Bowl."
Hearts broken in the Vet
PHILADELPHIA - "Hello darkness, my old friend." - Simon and Garfunkel ...This wasn't the Phillies squandering that 14-9 lead in Game 5 of the 1993 World Series. This was worse.
Ohio State hauls in trophies, rings
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State's football trophy case is a bit more cramped now that the team has won the national championship.
Wisconsin 53, Ohio State 52
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Alando Tucker's eyes met Brent Darby's as the Ohio State guard zeroed in on the basket, time melting off the clock and Wisconsin holding a one-point lead.
No. 19 Wake Forest 73, Georgia Tech 66
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Josh Howard thrives on filling an enormous role for Wake Forest. Howard, one of just two seniors on the team, had his second big game of the week, scoring 30 points to lead No. 19 Wake Forest to a 73-66 victory over Georgia Tech on Sunday night.
Hawaii Two-0 for Els
HONOLULU - Suddenly, everything is falling for Ernie Els. The last time the Big Easy was in a titanic playoff battle in Hawaii, he must have felt like swimming back to South Africa.
Foster tops Dunhill in 6-man playoff
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - England's Mark Foster made a 35-foot eagle putt on the second extra hole to win a six-man playoff in the Dunhill Championship on Sunday.
Yashin, Islanders too much for Atlanta
ATLANTA - Alexei Yashin's 10th NHL season has hardly been easy. Lately, though, he senses a change for the better.
Rampage rip Ducks, Bryzgalov
Mike Green scored two second-period goals, lifting the San Antonio Rampage to a 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks in American Hockey League action Sunday at the Gardens.
McGrady gets his revenge
TORONTO - Tracy McGrady showed Toronto Raptors fans what they're missing.
Field of Dreams site inspires stories
DES MOINES, Iowa - Brett Mandel succumbed to the magic the moment he stopped his car at the "Field of Dreams" movie site.
Reds prospects' ages, IDs suspect
Left-hander Cleris Severino was one of the Reds' top young Dominican prospects. He went 7-1 with a 0.96 ERA at Rookie Ball in Billings last year. Very impressive for a 20-year-old.
Ozzie says Rose should admit wrongdoing|
ST. LOUIS - Pete Rose won't get Ozzie Smith's vote until he admits wrongdoing. The former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop became the latest Hall of Famer to weigh in on the Rose issue.
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