Archive for December, 2013

Oilers surrender to Coyotes in OT

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Keith Yandle scored his second goal with 6.5 seconds showing on the overtime clock and set up Mikkel Boedker's tying goal with 70 seconds left in regulation, helping the Phoenix Coyotes rally for a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

Flyers dump struggling Flames

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Brayden Schenn had a goal and two assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday. Mark Streit, Scott Hartnell and Braydon Coburn also scored for the Flyers (20-16-4), who have won four straight games and six of their past seven.

With O’Brien, firing Kubiak early worked (Comcast SportsNet Houston)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Black Monday was the beginning of a race. But the Texans already had a three-week head start. This past Monday dubiously dubbed Black Monday by media types and NFLers alike four NFL head coaches were fired. Another was fired the previous night. That meant by Monday evening, there were six vacant head coaching jobs in the NFL. But on Tuesday night, the Texans jumped first and got their guy early when they reached a deal to make former Penn State head coach Bill OBrien the franchises third head coach. Think that extra time didnt help? Think again. ...

Canadiens fall to Hurricanes wild comeback in OT

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Alexander Semin scored 3:27 into overtime, and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a five-game losing streak with a come-from-behind, 5-4 victory against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.


Report: Lovie Smith expected to interview with Lions (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Lovie Smith spent nine years in the NFC North as head coach of the Chicago Bears. His next coaching job may also reside in the black-and-blue division. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Smith is expected to interview for the head coaching job for the Detroit Lions. The Lions fired Jim Schwartz…

Texans set to hire Bill O’Brien away from Penn State (Comcast SportsNet Bay Area)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Texans set to hire Bill O'Brien away from Penn State: READ MORE AT PRO FOOTBALL TALK

AP Source: Penn State’s Bill O’Brien has reached agreement to coach Houston Texans (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
HOUSTON (AP) -- AP Source: Penn State's Bill O'Brien has reached agreement to coach Houston Texans.

Reports: Texans to hire O’Brien from Penn State (Comcast SportsNet New England)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
According multiple media reports, including ESPN and, The Houston Texans have lured Penn State coach Bill O'Brien, the former Patriots offensive coordinator, to become their next head coach.

Peyton Manning passing yardage record to stand following review (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will remain as the league’s single-season record holder for passing yards. The Elias Sports Bureau was taking a closer look at a 7-yard completion from Manning to Eric Decker late in the first quarter of the Broncos victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Replays showed the pass very likely…

O’Brien agrees to take over Houston (National Football Post)

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Texans reach deal with Penn State coach