News archive from 20 March 2016

IU Instant Analysis | Hoosiers into Sweet 16

IU Instant Analysis | Hoosiers into Sweet 16

DES MOINES, Iowa – The latest installment of the Indiana-Kentucky rivalry lived up to the hype, with an exciting, back-and-forth affair at Wells Fargo Arena here in Iowa's capital city. And it was Indiana, behind Yogi Ferrell, Thomas Bryant and a...

Usa Today, 20:03 in Sport
 

Confidant or Conman? Brian Burke's trail of Bitterness

Brian R. Burke calls himself a “contrarian” real estate investor, buying properties from people who can't take care of them. But some sellers and their families sued Burke, saying he took advantage of people in distress to get lucrative deals for him

 
ASU women face Tennessee in NCAA feature 2nd-round game

ASU women face Tennessee in NCAA feature 2nd-round game

There are other candidates – Michigan State vs. Mississippi State, Louisville vs. DePaul, Texas A&M vs. Florida State – but it's arguable that the most attractive NCAA Tournament second-round game will be played Sunday between Arizona State and...

AZCentral, 20:21 in Sport
 

Indiana H.S. coach, players hospitalized after bus hit by driver who spilled drink

DEMOTTE, Ind. — A northwest Indiana high school basketball coach was airlifted to a hospital Saturday after a driver who spilled her drink sideswiped a bus carrying 27 players and staff, causing it to overturn on an interstate. The Griffith High...

 

Indiana H.S. coach, players hospitalized after bus hit by driver who spilled drink

DEMOTTE, Ind. — A northwest Indiana high school basketball coach was airlifted to a hospital Saturday after a driver who spilled her drink sideswiped a bus carrying 27 players and staff, causing it to overturn on an interstate. The Griffith High...

 
Armour: Indiana shows the kind of grit teams need in March

Armour: Indiana shows the kind of grit teams need in March

DES MOINES — Keep playing like this, and Indiana might make it to the Final Four. Whether any of the Hoosiers will still be standing by that point is another question. Indiana beat Kentucky 73-67 in a much-anticipated and way overdue meeting — please...

Usa Today, 20:50 in Sport
 
Boivin: Adam LaRoche fiasco doesn't reflect White Sox I knew

Boivin: Adam LaRoche fiasco doesn't reflect White Sox I knew

xEmbed xShare Adam LaRoche announced his retirement from the Chicago White Sox because club president Kenny Williams asked that he cut back on bringing his 14-year-old son into the clubhouse, Williams confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. The Chicago White...

AZCentral, 21:11 in Sport
 

The Latest: Barbour says he will back Republican nominee

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign trip to Arizona (all times Eastern Standard Time): 7:45 p.m. Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour says he has no plans to endorse any of the...

 
Protesters block main road to Trump rally

Protesters block main road to Trump rally

PHOENIX — Protesters blocked a main highway leading into the Phoenix suburb where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump staged a campaign rally Saturday alongside Arizona's contentious sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Tempers flared at the rally...

 

Sanders visits US-Mexico border, talks immigration reform

NOGALES, Ariz. — Standing in front of the tall, steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday vowed to keep immigrant families together during a visit to Arizona, which holds its primary next...

 

Trump's appeal with Mormons to be tested in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is set to find out whether his brash demeanor will plague him in another Western state with a culture rooted in the Mormon faith that places a high value on manners and amiability. The...

 

Primary voting nearing record turnout, with Republicans holding the edge

WASHINGTON — In an election characterized by name-calling, classified emails and “small hands,” voter turnout has reached its second-highest level in the past 35 years. Voter turnout has been double what it was in 2012, and is less than 2 percent...

 

Obama keeps pursuing change in Cuba

WASHINGTON — Cuba has stood for decades in U.S. politics as a bitter symbol of the Cold War, but the recent diplomatic thaw is changing that as Americans increasingly see the Caribbean island nation as a land of exotic tourism and lucrative business...

 
Garland would move Supreme Court to left, but how far?

Garland would move Supreme Court to left, but how far?

WASHINGTON — Merrick Garland's judicial record over nearly two decades indicates he would side more often than not with the Supreme Court's liberal justices on a range of cases splitting the court along ideological lines. The real question, to be...

 

GOP candidates taking aim at Common Core academic standards

WASHINGTON — Note to Republican presidential candidates: Congress passed, with broad bipartisan support, an education law that specifically says the federal government cannot push academic standards such as Common Core or give incentives to states...

 

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