News archive from 2 June 2013

Commentary: Williams' absence doesn't suggest team-first attitude

PHILADELPHIA -- If it was just his daughter's recital, or just his wedding, or even the recital and the wedding, you could excuse Cary Williams' absence from most of the voluntary workouts this offseason. But the veteran cornerback not only scheduled...

 

Rights advocate urged to step aside in wake of sex harassment claims

Local Arab-American leaders called Saturday for civil-rights advocate Imad Hamad to resign over allegations he sexually harassed women, but his attorney said he does not plan to step down and the accusations “shouldn't take away his two decades of...

 

Former Garland and OU star guard Mookie Blaylock's condition upgraded to serious after auto accident

ATLANTA — Former NBA All-Star guard Daron “Mookie” Blaylock was upgraded to serious condition at an Atlanta hospital Saturday, a day after his SUV crashed head-on into a van and killed a woman. Atlanta Medical Center spokeswoman Nicole Gustin...

Dallas News, 19:04 in Sport
 

Grant: One backup name if Giancarlo Stanton is too tough a get for Rangers…

Texas Rangers beat writer Evan Grant answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: Are there any backup names that you can think of if the Stanton deal doesn't go through? What about someone like Carlos Gonzalez?...

Dallas News, 19:05 in Sport
 

prena gets wind, then sets record

KENTWOOD - Cullen Prena watched the girls throw the discus at the Division 1 state championship meet and didn't feel good about his chances of setting a state record. He wasn't optimistic because the girls were throwing with the wind at their back....

 

Matt Smith Leaving 'Doctor Who'

Jun 01 (TheWrap.com) - Matt Smith is leaving the "Doctor Who" universe after four years. BBC and BBC America announced the exit on Saturday. In 2010, the 30-year-old actor was the 11th person to assume the iconic role. He willl be appearing...

 
Waldorf leads by 1 shots after 2nd round in Iowa

Waldorf leads by 1 shots after 2nd round in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa -- It has been 13 years since Duffy Waldorf won a tournament. Waldorf could easily end that streak Sunday with one more proficient round. Duffy Waldorf shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of...

 
NYU rated No.1 in new film school rankings

NYU rated No.1 in new film school rankings

New film school rankings show that New York University is No. 1, producing the most graduates that have participated in the production of quality films. This is the first such study from Ranker.com, a website that collects data and gathers answers to...

 
Gatlin wins 100 at the Prefontaine Classic

Gatlin wins 100 at the Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Ore. -- Justin Gatlin and Mary Cain both belied their ages Saturday in the Prefontaine Classic. Gatlin won the 100 meters at the Diamond League meet in a wind-aided time of 9.88 seconds, besting fellow Americans Michael Rodgers and Ryan...

 
On anniversary of Mets only no-hitter, Collin McHugh is roughed up by Marlins

On anniversary of Mets only no-hitter, Collin McHugh is roughed up by Marlins

MARLINS 8, METS 1 MIAMI — What a difference a year makes. On the first anniversary of the franchise's only no-hitter, the Mets were pounded by the worst offensive team in baseball. Collin McHugh and the bullpen struggled as the Mets lost to the...

Daily News, 19:12 in Sport
 

Sunday's matchup: D.C. United at Fire

TV/radio: 4 p.m. Sunday; WPWR-Ch. 50, WXFT-Ch. 60 (Spanish); WLEY-FM 107.9 (Spanish). Series: United 17-15-11. Last meeting: Teams tied 1-1 on Oct. 27 at Toyota Park. Probable goaltenders: Fire, Sean Johnson, 2-6-2, 1.30 gaa; D.C. United, Bill Hamid,...

 

A liberal mayor takes on the San Diego establishment

SAN DIEGO - Under a pro-business Republican mayor, it was a no-brainer: allocating millions of dollars each year to buy national advertising for the tourism industry - a major economic driver in this vacation mecca. Then Bob Filner got elected, and he...

 
With multigenerational housing, builders hope for suite success

With multigenerational housing, builders hope for suite success

From the outside, the new home in the Lawson subdivision doesn’t seem all that different from the other houses on the street. But it has one major feature that the others don’t: Inside this home is another one. It’s folded...

 

Former Dallas Stars center Mike Modano announces engagement on Facebook

Former Dallas Stars center Mike Modano announced his engagement to girlfriend Allison Micheletti on his official Facebook page Saturday afternoon. Modano, 42, announced his divorce from pop star Willa Ford in August 2012 after five years of marriage....

Dallas News, 19:21 in Sport
 

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