Warriors streak ends in Brooklyn...Petrino returning to Louisville

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Associated Press

Posted on January 9, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 9 at 1:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — — Joe Johnson scored 27 points in the Brooklyn Nets' season-high fourth straight victory, a 102-98 win that snapped the Golden State Warriors' 10-game winning streak and prevented the first 7-0 road trip in NBA history. Warriors guard Stephen (STEH'-fihn) Curry led all scorers with 34.

NEW YORK (AP)— The Baseball Hall of Fame will grow by three this summer. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas easily received more than the necessary 75 percent of the vote of baseball writers while steroids-era players such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Rafael Palmeiro (pahl-MAYR'-oh), Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire all saw their support drop.

UNDATED (AP)— A member of the Louisville board of trustees says Western Kentucky's Bobby Petrino (peh-TREE'-noh) has accepted an offer to be the Cardinals next head football coach, replacing Charlie Strong, who accepted the Texas job over the weekend. The 52-year-old Petrino is going back to the school he led to a 41-9 record from 2003-06 as a first-time head coach.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP)— Sophomore Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (man-ZEHL') is declaring for the NFL draft and will leave college after becoming the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. NFL scouts have Manziel ranked as high as third among quarterbacks expected to be available in the draft.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis (JAY'-mihs) Winston has one more award to add to his collection. Winston won the Manning Award, given annually to the nation's top quarterback, the only college honor awarded after the bowl season that included Florida's State's thrilling 34-31 win over Auburn last Monday.

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