Tuesday Morning State Sports Summary
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 01:17:40 EST
The Detroit Red Wings are back on home ice tonight as they host the Dallas Stars at Joe Louis Arena. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Detroit is coming off of a 2-1 overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
Center Darren Helm is listed as doubtful tonight with a sore back, but an MRI showed no structural damage.
Forwards Mikael Samuelsson, with a groin injury, and Valtteri Filppula, who has a sore knee, both missed yesterday's practice and could be sidelined against the Stars.
Los Angeles Kings 3, Vancouver Canucks 2
Boston Bruins 5, Carolina Hurricanes 3
Columbus Blue Jackets 2, Dallas Stars 1
Phoenix Coyotes 4, Nashville Predators 0
Edmonton Oilers 4, Colorado Avalanche 1
The Detroit Pistons look to extend their winning streak to two games as they host the Milwaukee Bucks at The Palace tonight. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Detroit ended a three-game road trip Sunday with a 104-102 win over the Magic in Orlando. Detroit is in fourth place in the Central Division at 17-and-27 on the season.
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman is back with the team after missing 11 games for personal reasons.
Reports in the Twin Cities indicated he spent three weeks away from the club to be with his ailing wife. According to the Wolves' Twitter feed, Adelman was back at practice Monday. He could return to the club's bench for Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Denver Nuggets 102, Indiana Pacers 101
Memphis Grizzlies 103, Philadelphia 76ers 100
Golden State Warriors 114, Toronto Raptors 102
Sacramento Kings 96, Washington Wizards 94
Brooklyn Nets 97, Orlando Magic 77
Chicago Bulls 93, Charlotte Bobcats 85
Houston Rockets 125, Utah Jazz 80
The Michigan Wolverines are the new number-one team in the nation, accordng to one top-25 poll.
The A-P Top-25 College Basketball poll has the Michigan Wolverines in the top-spot, while the U-S Today Top-25 poll has them at number -two, behind Kansas.
It is the first time since 1992 the Wolverines have held the top-spot in the nation.
The 19-and-1 and 6-and-1 in the league Michigan will host Northwestern on Wednesday.
Michigan forward Glenn Robinson the Third has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week.
Robinson averaged 12 points and eight rebounds in U of M's wins over Purdue and Illinois. The Wolverines host the Northwestern Wildcats tomorrow night at Crisler Center.
Oakland University guard Travis Bader is Summit League Player of the Week.
Bader averaged 36.5 points in two Golden Grizzlies wins, including a career high 47-point outing against IUPUI, where he made 11-of-18 three-pointers, a new school record. OU is on the road to take on Nebraska Omaha on Saturday.
(Top-25 College Basketball)
(2) Kansas 61, West Virginia 56
(12) Louisville 64, Pittsburgh 61
(25) Marquette 63, South Florida 50
The Baltimore Ravens are in New Orleans for Super Bowl 47. The team arrived Monday afternoon after departing Baltimore ealier in the day.
Head coach John Harbaugh says the team is looking forward to Sunday.
Before heading to New Orleans, the city of Baltimore held a send-off rally for the team with thousands of fans turning out on a chilly day at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
The San Francisco 49ers arrived in New Orleans on Sunday. The two teams will square off this Sunday in a battle for the Lombardi Trophy at the New Orleans Superdome.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is getting his team ready for Sunday's Super Bowl 47. A year after losing to the Giants in the NFC title game, Harbaugh has his team a win away from the Lombardi Trophy.
The 49ers beat Atlanta in this year's NFC title game to advance.
Jim Harbaugh will be coaching against the Baltimore Ravens, who are led by his brother John. It's the first time in history two brothers have coached against one another in a Super Bowl.
They squared off on Thanksgiving Day last season in Baltimore, with John's Ravens pulling out a 16-6 win.
Tiger Woods is the champion of the Farmers Insurance Open.
He captured his 75th career PGA Tour victory with a four-shot win on Monday. Woods dropped four shots over his final six holes to close with an even-par 72 in the final round, which was completed Monday after play was suspended on Sunday due to darkness. Woods finished the tournament at 14-under 274.
He earned his eighth career win at Torrey Pines, giving him the most victories at any one venue in PGA Tour history. He is now seven wins shy of Sam Snead's Tour record of 82 career victories.
Defending champion Brandt Snedeker and Josh Teater both finished with three-under 69's to share second place at 10-under-par 278.
Nick Watney and Jimmy Walker tied for fourth place at minus-nine. Phil Mickelson finished in a tie for 51st at even-par.