News archive from 2 January 2013, page 15

Detroit 103, Sacramento 97: Pistons preserve victory after letting big lead slip

Detroit 103, Sacramento 97: Pistons preserve victory after letting big lead slip

Brandon Knight scored 20 points and Greg Monroe had 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Pistons held on for a 103-97 win over the Kings tonight at the Palace. Will Bynum scored 15 points off the bench and Austin Daye had 13, including the game-clinching...

 

Carlton: Why I like Oklahoma in a 'shootout' over Manziel, A&M

Rick Gosselin and Chuck Carlton joined Fox Sports Southwest's Ric Renner on SportsDayonAir. Here are some highlights. On A&M vs. Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl: Chuck Carlton: How often is Oklahoma the underdog in one of these situations, unless...

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Rose Parade blends the personal with the public

Rose Parade spectator Miriam Pazz was snapping photos of a float honoring military dogs when it came to an abrupt halt. A man bounded off the platform in combat boots and fatigues. It was her husband, who she thought was still in Afghanistan. The...

 
For Rebeca Sosa, Miami-Dade chairwoman post represents pinnacle of political career

For Rebeca Sosa, Miami-Dade chairwoman post represents pinnacle of political career

Rebeca Sosa's name has been bandied for higher political office so often, that when she surfaced as a candidate to lead the Miami-Dade Commission, County Hall insiders wondered if, this time, she really was interested. She was. Sosa, whose drive and...

 

Protester at Cook County Jail charged with felony battery

One of about 50 demonstrators protesting the "jailing of people" in Cook County Jail will be spending time there Wednesday after his arrest Monday night on charges of hitting a sheriff's officer in the face with a tree branch, officials...

 
Review: Avett Brothers find mutual love in Greensboro

Review: Avett Brothers find mutual love in Greensboro

Toward the end of the Avett Brothers’ epic Monday night show, Seth Avett looked out over the New Year’s Eve throng gathered at Greensboro Coliseum. “Thanks for having us at your party,” he said, demonstrating...

 
Little dog Boo draws lots of attention, affection from online fans

Little dog Boo draws lots of attention, affection from online fans

I've never considered myself to be obsessed with celebrities. In fact, I barely batted an eye when I once came within a stone's throw of Denzel Washington. But there is one famous figure who gets me as excited as a dog waiting for a treat. That's Boo...

 

Vikings quarterback Ponder sees a growth spurt

MINNEAPOLIS -- Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has gone, during the past five games, from being propped up to poised, ineffective to downright incisive. All in a month-plus stretch with green and gold as the bookends. Ponder imploded in a...

 

Mike Auldridge, Founding Member of Seldom Scene Bluegrass Group, Dies at 73

Mike Auldridge, a bluegrass musician whose broad knowledge of many musical forms helped redefine and modernize the steel guitar known as the Dobro, died Saturday at his home in Silver Spring, Md. He died a day before his 74th birthday. He had prostate...

 
Pistons hold off Kings 103-97 for 3rd straight win

Pistons hold off Kings 103-97 for 3rd straight win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Greg Monroe had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons held off the Sacramento Kings 103-97 on Tuesday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Sacramento cut a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit...

 

Winter Storm Names: Public Service or Just Hot Air?

WASHINGTON - That wasn't just snow burying a swath of the nation from the Ohio Valley to southern New England over the weekend, no, sir. And that wasn't just sleet and rain in Boston. That was Freyr. Freyr, as in "Winter Storm Freyr," the...

 
Lakers' Chris Duhon to sit out 76ers game because of back spasms

Lakers' Chris Duhon to sit out 76ers game because of back spasms

Lakers reserve point guard Chris Duhon will sit out the game Tuesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers at Staples Center. After missing the past few days of practice with back spasms, Duhon was ruled out about an hour before tipoff after going...

 

Aurora ends 2012 with no homicides

While Chicagoans saw the city's homicides rise past 500 last year, residents of the state's second largest city, Aurora, quietly observed a milestone of their own - a year without a slaying. The slaying-free year was Aurora's first in recent times,...

 

NHL rumor mill: Sides to meet today; follow the latest lockout updates!

The NHL Winter Classic is supposed to be taking place today at Michigan Stadium. Instead, we're still mired in a heated lockout dispute between the owners and players. The good news, for now, is the two sides are talking again, as the NHL submitted an...

 
Now answering the questions: Dying reporter making her final moments last

Now answering the questions: Dying reporter making her final moments last

Susan Spencer-Wendel made a career covering courts and criminals, so she's used to asking tough questions. Now that she's the subject of national media attention herself, she appreciates journalists who tackle the hard stuff head-on — like...

 

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