News archive from 2 January 2013, page 7

Thompson's late TD pass decides Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. -- Steve Spurrier's plan to use two quarterbacks in the Outback Bowl worked so well that Dylan Thompson and Connor Shaw both earned game balls. That's a first for the Head Ball Coach, who has a well-known penchant for benching struggling...

 

Live chat: Eddie Sefko answers Mavericks questions at 1 p.m. Wednesday; Ask your questions now!

Eddie Sefko, Mavericks beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answers your questions about the team in a live chat at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Ask your questions in the ScribbleLive module below, and Eddie will discuss them. Click here...

Dallas News, 19:34 in Sport
 

In Season: Papaya, all year long

Papayas are available year-round because they’re grown in tropical areas, from Central America and Brazil to Hawaii. Ripe papayas have a wonderful, sweet-tart flavor and contain an enzyme called papain that’s used in meat tenderizers. The most common...

 

Wine of the Week: Jean-Marc Crochet, Sancerre AOC, Rose 2011

Jean-Marc Crochet, Sancerre AOC, Rosé 2011, $16.99-$21.99 What, a rosé in the middle of winter? Well, it’s not illegal to drink rosé in cold weather, especially one as serious and scrumptious as this. It’s made from pinot noir, and it has that grape’s...

 
Brain image study: Fructose may spur overeating

Brain image study: Fructose may spur overeating

This is your brain on sugar - for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.After drinking a fructose beverage,...

 
Do gays need a church of their own anymore?

Do gays need a church of their own anymore?

On that Sunday in 1968 when Troy Perry borrowed a minister's robe and started a church for gays in his living room, the world was a very different place.Perry's Metropolitan Community Churches was then a lone spiritual refuge for openly gay...

 

The Day at the Races for Wednesday, January 2

It may be a New Year, but it’s the same result — Nicole H winning the Interborough Stakes. The 6-year-old filly has now won the race the last three years to start the year, all under jockey Ramon Dominguez. Sent off as the 1-4 favorite in the field of...

Daily News, 19:38 in Sport
 

Wildlife activists want hunt pens outlawed

John Edwards was so haunted by the image of dogs chasing and killing foxes and coyotes in staged hunts that he promised to do something about it. Along with a coalition of wildlife groups, Edwards is pushing North Carolina officials to ban so-called...

 
Lakers continue to climb in the standings

Lakers continue to climb in the standings

The Lakers head into 2013 in 10th place (Western Conference) with a 15-15 record, overtaking both the Utah Jazz (15-17) and the Dallas Mavericks (12-19). The minimum goal of the regular season is to finish in the top eight. Naturally, the Lakers will...

 

Live chat: Kevin Sherrington talks Dallas sports at 11 a.m. Wednesday; Ask your questions now!

Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answers your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports in a live chat at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Ask your questions in the ScribbleLive...

Dallas News, 19:42 in Sport
 

Former DA turned prosecutor ending career

SHELBY Bill Young retired from his job as district attorney for Cleveland and Lincoln counties in 2007 but stayed on as a prosecutor. Once the boss, he reported to a former assistant who'd become DA. The turnaround caused no problems. And Young got to...

 
Robinson rushes for 100 yards in Outback Bowl

Robinson rushes for 100 yards in Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. -- Denard Robinson's big day running the ball for Michigan wasn't enough to overcome big plays by South Carolina in the Outback Bowl. The senior quarterback lined up mostly at running back in his final college game and rushed for 100 yards...

 

Robinson's Bulls contract becomes guaranteed

Nate Robinson never worried about whether his non-guaranteed, $1.15 million contract would become fully guaranteed, which happened Tuesday. "I just play ball, man," Robinson said. Robinson's guarantee date came nine days earlier than the...

 

Two newborns make their appearances precisely as new year begins

It may prove hard to determine exactly who was Los Angeles County's first baby of 2013. In the giddy moments when so many in the region applauded, kissed or clinked their champagne flutes, Candice Campudoni and Martin Robert Hardy of Reseda welcomed...

 

Keeping hands busy with automotive work helps disabled Marine heal

SAN DIEGO - Marine Cpl. Timothy Read, who lost a leg in Afghanistan and has been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, is applying some Rustoleum to a new drive shaft for his prized 2003 Mustang Mach 1. It's more...

 

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