Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
IN THE NEWS
SUNDAY'S RESULTS SHORT HOPS TODAY'S QUOTE ON DECK
NFC 62AFC 35
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Boston 100Miami 98 (2OT)
L.A. Lakers 105Oklahoma City 96
Detroit 104Orlando 102
New Orleans 91Memphis 83
New York 106Atlanta 104
Dallas 110Phoenix 95
Portland at L.A. Clippers(n)
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Tampa Bay 5Philadelphia 1
Pittsburgh 2Ottawa 1 (SO)
Montreal 4New Jersey 3 (OT)
Chicago 2Detroit 1 (OT)
Winnipeg 5N.Y. Islanders 4 (OT)
St. Louis 5Minnesota 4 (OT)
Washington 3Buffalo 2
San Jose 4Vancouver 1
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Michigan 74Illinois 60
Indiana 75Michigan State 70
Creighton 81Southern Illinois 51
Miami 71Florida State 47
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Heather Richardson was so nervous at the start of the World Sprint Championships her legs were shaking at the line.
By Sunday, she had de-stressed, propping up her legs in the locker room between races then skating a tactically perfect 1,000 meters.
That gold in the final individual event, combined with a pair of bronze medals Saturday, helped her become the first American woman to win the World Sprint Championships since Jennifer Rodriguez in 2005.
"Yesterday was so tense," an elated Richardson said Sunday. "I just took all that pressure off me and said skate and have fun today."
The overall title was the biggest victory of her career.
While 23-year-old Richardson was all smiles afterward, Michel Mulder of the Netherlands was a jumble of emotions after he claimed second place in the men's 1,000 meters on Sunday to win the men's overall title.
"We're hoping for the first of February for practice. But we have to just wait and see how it goes. He's done a lot of work, but he hasn't had to go hard and stop and start. That will be important." -- Sixers GM Tony DiLeo on the possible debut of injured center Andrew Bynum.
Check Tuesday's edition for Jason Fulginiti's story on Lanco Player of the Year Craig Hornberger, Dave Byrne's preview of the District Three Wrestling team tournament and Burt Wilson's report on former Barnstormer pitcher J.D. Durbin signing with the Red Sox.