49ers Reveal Linebacker NaVorro Bowman Faces Lengthy Rehab

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_7987f53165.jpgScott Boehm/Getty Images (SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- As if it wasn't bad enough that the San Francisco 49ers were denied a second-straight trip to the Super Bowl by the Seattle Seahawks, they could be without All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman for the foreseeable future as the team acknowledges he faces a tough rehab. "He's got healing ahead," head coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday.


Dirk Nowitzki Wants to Play 2-3 More Years for the Mavericks

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_5180d0480f.jpgNBA via Dallas Mavericks (NEW YORK) -- Even though he's set to become a free agent this offseason, don't expect Dallas Mavericks foward Dirk Nowitzki to go anywhere as he wishes to remain with the team for the rest of his career. The 35-year-old Nowitzki has spent his entire 16-year career with the Mavericks, and is all but likely a lock for the Hall of Fame once he retires.


Scoreboard Roundup - 1/21/14

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_236b9e9fb8.jpgGetty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NCAAB: (3) Michigan State 71 (18-1) - Indiana 66 (12-7)

(14) Kentucky 68 (14-4) - Texas A&M 51 (12-6)

(20) Pittsburgh 76 (17-2) - Clemson 45 (13-5)


Syracuse Loses DaJuan Coleman for the Season

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_b3fb299400.jpgMitchell Layton/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Syracuse's sophomore big man DaJuan Coleman will miss the rest of the season with a left leg injury that will require surgery. "This is a tremendous disappointment, especially considering the amount of hard work DaJuan has been putting in with our basketball team," Boeheim said in a statement released by the school.


Red Wings Lose Howard for at Least a Week

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_064703a530.jpgFrederick Breedon/Getty Images (DETROIT) -- Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard will miss at least a week after re-injuring his left knee in Monday's loss to St. Louis. Howard missed eight games in December when he sprained the MCL in the same knee. “It is frustrating,” Howard said. “You’re moving in the right direction, you feel you’re doing all the right things and we were doing all the right things. It’s just bad luck, I guess.”