News archive from 2 June 2014

Santa Anita to give away nasal strips to fans

ARCADIA, Calif. Santa Anita is having some fun with the nasal strips worn by Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome. The suburban Los Angeles track will give fans free souvenir nasal strips next Saturday, the same day the chestnut colt runs in the...

 
Belle Isle crowd likes what they see at Grand Prix

Belle Isle crowd likes what they see at Grand Prix

For some Detroiters who flocked downtown Sunday for the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, the search was on for any sign of change since the state took over management of the beloved hanging spot in February. James Lane, 60, said it was hard to spot...

 

Miami Marlins acquire reliever Bryan Morris from Pittsburgh Pirates

In a bid to address their glaring bullpen needs, the Marlins on Sunday acquired right-handed reliever Bryan Morris from Pittsburgh in exchange for the 39th overall pick in the upcoming draft. “We're two games out of first place,”...

 

Castroneves gives Penske a weekend sweep in Detroit

Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - One week after coming up 0.06 seconds short of winning the Indianapolis 500, Helio Castroneves put on a dominating performance to win race 2 in the IndyCar Series doubleheader weekend at Detroit's Belle Isle Park. It...

 

Miguel Cotto hopes return to New York, fight with Sergio Martinez will be historic occasion

New York City renews its love affair with Miguel Cotto in yet another pivotal phase in the popular fighter's career. Cotto returns to a familiar and successful venue on Saturday night. The three-division world champion will fight in his 10th main...

 

Magnificent Yu Darvish helps Rangers salvage series

WASHINGTON — For the finale of the longest road trip of their season, teetering on the edge of once again falling below .500, the Rangers on Sunday put together a lineup that included: A leadoff man with a broken face subbing for a guy with a sore...

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Soldier exchange aside, Guantánamo hurdles persist

Soldier exchange aside, Guantánamo hurdles persist

MIAMI -- President Obama has edged closer to closing the Guantánamo Bay prison by swapping five Taliban members for a captured American soldier, but the criticism he faced Sunday for the deal underscores the challenges he faces in emptying...

 
Small Business Makeover: SCORE counselors study ex-teacher's tutoring service

Small Business Makeover: SCORE counselors study ex-teacher's tutoring service

Patricia “Lee” Bell was teaching 10th-grade English in the 1980s when parents started asking where they could go for SAT test prep. She thought, “Why not me?” and partnered with a math teacher to tutor after...

 

Gregg Throgmartin spearheads Bikestreet's growth

Gregg Throgmartin, a scion of the h.h. gregg family, worked his way up to chief operating officer of the retail chain and was part of the team that helped the company grow and eventually go public, before he left his position at the end of March. But...

 
Small company profile: This ‘Panther' brews and roasts

Small company profile: This ‘Panther' brews and roasts

A few times a week, marketing and technology consultant Juan Zalduondo takes a break from working at home to head over to bustling Panther Coffee for a java fix, as he has done for the past three years. Friendly baristas greet him, and rock music...

 

Justin Bieber apologizes for racial slur joke

NEW YORK -- Justin Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words...

 

Charity: 500 allegations against Jimmy Savile

LONDON A British children's charity says at least 500 people have reported abuse by the late entertainer Jimmy Savile, with the youngest alleged victim just 2 years old. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children said Monday that...

 
Robertson blows save, Hughes beats Yankees 7-2

Robertson blows save, Hughes beats Yankees 7-2

NEW YORK -- David Robertson was booed off the mound after blowing a save at Yankee Stadium. New York's slumping lineup didn't muster much to cheer about, either. Phil Hughes pitched eight poised innings in his return to the Bronx and wound up a winner...

 

Germany ties Cameroon 2-2 in World Cup warmup

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany -- Germany had to settle for a 2-2 tie with Cameroon on Sunday in its last match before coach Joachim Loew picks his final squad for the World Cup in Brazil. Samuel Eto'o put Cameroon ahead in the 62nd minute, before Thomas...

 
Sao Paulo stadium hosts final World Cup test

Sao Paulo stadium hosts final World Cup test

SAO PAULO -- A smaller-than-capacity crowd and a few setbacks marked the final test event at the unfinished stadium set to host the World Cup opener in less than two weeks. Only 37,000 people attended Sunday's Brazilian league match at the Itaquerao...

 

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