Tag archive for ‘Sports’

Mr. Cool

When the topic of all-time NFL greatest quarterbacks comes up, the names usually include Joe Montana, Steve Young, Dan Marino, Terry Bradshaw, Brett Favre, John Unitas, John Elway, Tom Brady, Troy Aikman, and Peyton Manning, who returns to the Super Bowl for a third time in his 16-year career after the Denver Broncos brushed aside […]

Really Wild

It took four overtimes before last Friday night’s Pacific League contest between Muir High and Glendale was settled, and when Eddie Uluchyan’s three-pointer fell with 1:25 left it gave the host Nitros a four-point lead, and an eventual 80-77 win. “It felt good when I shot it,’’ said Uluchyan, a junior point guard who finished […]

Getting revenge for a regular-season home loss to Carolina was sweet for the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday

The 49ers, who failed to score a touchdown the first time the teams met this season, scored two TDs to go with three Phil Dawson field goals in a 23-10 win over the Panthers in Charlotte. The victory sets up a showdown in Seattle for the NFC Championship on Sunday, San Francisco’s third straight trip […]

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Jameis

This hasn’t been the easiest season off the football field for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who was involved in a sexual assault charge, which was later dropped. On the turf it’s been another matter as the redshirt freshman capped off a Heisman Trophy-campaign with a victory in the recently-contested Bowl Championship Series title game […]

Barking Dogs

Just when it appeared the Pasadena High boys’ basketball team was on the verge of blowing out host Hoover early in the second quarter last Friday night, the Tornadoes dug in their heels, rallied in the second half and even had an opportunity to tie or win the Pacific League game, but the Bulldogs held […]

The Tolucan Times NFL PICKS PLAYOFFS!

The Tolucan Times NFL PICKS PLAYOFFS!

Sparty

Based on what the Stanford football team does best, it wasn’t a shock that with the 100th edition of the recently-held Rose Bowl Game in the balance, the Cardinal opted to run the ball on fourth and one at their 34-yard line against Michigan State. When fullback Ryan Hewitt was stuffed by linebacker Kyler Elsworth, […]

Height Matters

Maranatha’s formidable and talented front court is extremely tall for a high school team, and consists of center Muusa Dama at 6-foot-9, power forward Ron Gore at 6-6 (16 points and 14 rebounds), and small forward Nick Springer at 6-5. In a nonleague clash against host Flintridge Prep last Friday evening, the Minutemen (6-8) simply […]

You’re In!

Knockout games in professional football help make the NFL wildly popular. Several such affairs were on tap last Sunday including Green Bay versus Chicago at Soldier Field that was decided when quarterback Aaron Rodgers found wide receiver Randall Cobb all alone with a 48-yard strike on fourth and eight with 38 seconds left that gave […]