November 21, 2004

Bettis Sinks Bengals in Steelers Win

Jerome Bettis ran for 129 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers used a stifling defense to edge the host Cincinnati Bengals 19-14 for their eighth straight win Sunday.

Artest Banned for Rest of Season After Ugly Brawl

The National Basketball Association suspended All-Star Ron Artest for the rest of the season and Indiana Pacers team mates Stephen Jackson for 30 games and Jermaine O'Neal for 25 following Friday's ugly brawl.

Paterno's 'running out of time', wants 'in-house' successor

A little more than a month before his 78th birthday, Joe Paterno is willing to discuss retirement plans. For the first time, the Penn State head football coach publicly advocated a clearly defined line of succession to a promoted staff member when Paterno retires.

No. 5 Georgia 78, No. 2 Texas 64

Just two games into her college career, Tasha Humphrey already looks like one of the best players in the country. The freshman scored all but three of her 27 points in a dazzling second-half display for No. 5 Georgia, which rallied from a 15-point deficit.

No. 9 North Carolina 71, No. 4 Connecticut 65

Connecticut missed shots, made turnovers and struggled at the free throw line. None of the mistakes caught coach Geno Auriemma off guard. ``I think the game played out probably the way I thought it would play out,'' he said. ``I can't say that I'm really surprised."

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