News archive from 2 May 2014

Broncos exercise option on Von Miller

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos have picked up the fifth-year option on the contract of linebacker Von Miller, which keeps the 2011 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year under team control through 2015. Miller is slated to earn...

 
Hibbert remains in starting lineup for Pacers

Hibbert remains in starting lineup for Pacers

ATLANTA -- Roy Hibbert will remain in the starting lineup for the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 against the Atlanta Hawks. Coach Frank Vogel decided not to make a change in who starts Thursday's game, though it remains to be seen how much time Hibbert will...

 
Mickelson off to a strong start at Quail Hollow

Mickelson off to a strong start at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Phil Mickelson kept it entertaining to the very end Thursday and finished one shot behind Angel Cabrera in the Wells Fargo Championship. Cabrera played in the morning and thrived on the new Bermuda greens at Quail Hollow. He made...

 

Vickers, crew teach kids about 'Science of Speed'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- NASCAR driver Brian Vickers and his crew gave some Birmingham teens a tutorial on the "Science of Speed." Vickers, crew chief Billy Scott and others met with several dozen youth at the A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club...

 
Copa America ‘Centenario' confirmed for U.S.; Sun Life Stadium a possible venue

Copa America ‘Centenario' confirmed for U.S.; Sun Life Stadium a possible venue

The worst-kept soccer secret in the Western Hemisphere was let out of the bag Thursday morning at a lavish press conference in Bal Harbour. A special “Centenario” edition of Copa America, marking the 100th anniversary of the...

 

800 defend fan who taunted Alves with banana

VILLARREAL, Spain -- Eight hundred people have gathered to show support for the Villarreal fan who racially taunted Dani Alves by throwing a banana at the Barcelona player. Spanish news service Efe reported on Thursday the gathering in support of...

 

Newly arrived virus gains foothold in Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica A recently arrived mosquito-borne virus that causes an abrupt onset of high fever and intense joint pain is rapidly gaining a foothold in many spots of the Caribbean, health experts said Thursday. There are currently more than 4,000...

 
Draft stock plunges for ex-Northwestern High QB Teddy Bridgewater

Draft stock plunges for ex-Northwestern High QB Teddy Bridgewater

Nobody seems to like the two-week delay of this year's NFL Draft. But Teddy Bridgewater probably really hates it. With each passing day, somebody seems to discover another wart in his game, and Bridgewater's stock drops a little more. Once the...

 

Titans seek versatility from their running backs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans no longer have Chris Johnson as a threat in their backfield. Rather than relying on one weapon in their backfield to be the focal point of the running game, the Titans believe more options could mean more...

 
Owners meet, hope to move quickly on Sterling

Owners meet, hope to move quickly on Sterling

NEW YORK -- The NBA owners' advisory/finance committee has held its first meeting about Donald Sterling and is committed to ending his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers "as expeditiously as possible." The 10-member committee held a...

 

Meet Tim Priller, a 6-9, three-point shooting machine and Indiana hoop signee

In late January, Richland senior forward Tim Priller had one Division I offer. On Thursday, Priller celebrated signing with Indiana, a blueblood from arguably the strongest basketball conference in the country, the Big 10. How Priller went from being...

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City manager hits one-year mark in Miami Beach

City manager hits one-year mark in Miami Beach

Things are different at Miami Beach City Hall since Jimmy Morales became city manager a year ago. Departments that have faced corruption problems in recent years are under new management. City staffers feel more confident to make decisions. In...

 
NASCAR analysis: Ten drivers to watch this week at Talladega

NASCAR analysis: Ten drivers to watch this week at Talladega

slideshow Most race weekends, NASCAR's wealthier teams enjoy a significant horsepower advantage over their less well-funded brethren. Restrictor plates change that, effectively leveling the playing field and making Talladega Superspeedway one of the...

 

PREP TENNIS: West Point’s Millsap signs with Gadsden State

CULLMAN - Chris Millsap couldn't really pinpoint just why he wanted to try out for his high school tennis team during his junior year at West Point. He had never once played the sport competitively before asking Warrior coach Tim Garner for an...

 

EPA helps extinguish 5-year-old Puerto Rico fire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A fire that burned for more than five years at a tire disposal site in southern Puerto Rico has finally been extinguished, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. EPA officials said Puerto Rico's...

 

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