SPORTS NEWS

Mayo stops midgame to tie shoe

By RICK SOLEM

O.J. Mayo took a timeout Thursday to tie his shoe.

He didn’t officially take a timeout. Instead, he just stopped, while on defense, to do it. Yes, while on defense.

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Bucks dump Neal, Pacers make big splash

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For as much hype that has surrounded the trade deadline this season, it was a bit of a disappointment.

The biggest trade happened right at the deadline. According to Y! Sports, Indiana sent Danny Granger to Philadelphia for Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen.

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Thomas solid off bench for Iowa St.

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Freshman Matt Thomas had a solid night as the sixth man for No. 17 Iowa State in an 85-76 win over No. 19 Texas.

The Onalaska, Wis., native had seven points - going 2-for-4 from beyond the arc - three assists, two steals and zero turnovers in 21 minutes on Tuesday.

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Bucks, Wolves quiet as trade DL looms

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The NBA trade deadline is less than 24 hours away and still, no big trades.

There are rumors the Timberwolves should trade Kevin Love. Boston could be moving Rajon Rondo. Houston still has Omer Asik. The Knicks need a point guard. Philadelphia wants to trade every one of its players not named Michael-Carter Williams. The Cavs now want to move Luol Deng.

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Prairie du Chien's Antoine takes Bronze

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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - When you go up against the guy that’s won 25 of the last 28 World Cup races, there isn’t much chance.

And then there’s the Russian competing in his backyard, on a course lined with countrymen chanting, “Ro-ssi-ya, Ro-ssi-ya.”

So, there weren't a ton of expectations for the kid from Prairie du Chien, Wis. - the kid that, up until a few months ago, wasn’t even in the conversation. Only the expectations that these are the Olympics, and this could be your only shot at a medal ever.

This was the setup for the Sochi Olympics skeleton finals Saturday morning.

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