News archive from 2 July 2012, page 2

Plouffe homers twice, Twins beat Royals 10-8

Plouffe homers twice, Twins beat Royals 10-8

MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevor Plouffe homered twice, Josh Willingham and Drew Butera had one each and the Minnesota Twins came back from four runs down to take a big lead, then held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-8 Sunday. With one run already across in...

 

Erin Andrew Joins Fox Sports Following ESPN Exit

Jul 01 (TheWrap.com) - Former ESPN reporter and host Erin Andrews has signed a multi-year pact with Fox Sports, the network announced Sunday. Andrews will host the Fox's new primetime college football pregame show and make contributions to the...

 

Report: Wings a contender to trade for Blue Jackets' Rick Nash

Detroit - The Red Wings might have more on their minds than just free agents.TSN of Canada is reporting that the Wings, Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers are in contention to acquire Columbus forward Rick Nash in a trade. Nash, 28, scored 30...

 
Craig homers, Cards avoid sweep, top Pirates 5-4

Craig homers, Cards avoid sweep, top Pirates 5-4

ST. LOUIS -- Allen Craig homered for the second time in three days and All-Star Yadier Molina also connected as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-4 on Sunday. St. Louis avoided getting swept in a three-game series at home by Pittsburgh for the first...

 
Wings sign high-scoring Swiss forward Damien Brunner

Wings sign high-scoring Swiss forward Damien Brunner

Detroit - The Red Wings have signed forward Damien Brunner, an undrafted free agent out of Switzerland who spent the last four seasons with EV Zug in the Swiss League, recording 190 points (78 goals, 112 assists) in 167 games.Brunner signed a...

 
Rockaway residents rally to replace fence around nude beach 

Rockaway residents rally to replace fence around nude beach 

Rockaway residents fed up with getting an eyeful from a nude beach are demanding the city rebuild a fence to shield their gaze from naked sunbathers. Dozens of scandalized locals rallied at the beach Sunday — pushing to rebuild the fence that...

 
Mid-Atlantic power outages could last days

Mid-Atlantic power outages could last days

FRANCONIA, Va. (AP) — A day after seeking refuge at shopping malls and movie theaters, hoping the lights would be back on when they returned, 3 million residents faced a grim reality Sunday: stifling homes, spoiled food and a looming commute filled...

Chron, 18:00 in World News
 

Man arrested in connection with festival shooting in Mt. Clemens

One man has been arrested in connection with a shooting, which began when he attempted to rob another man of his Cartier sunglasses Friday at the Stars & Stripes Festival in Mt. Clemens. According to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office, a...

 
After overnight wait, Michigan's Sam Mikulak named to Olympic team

After overnight wait, Michigan's Sam Mikulak named to Olympic team

San Jose, Calif. - After spending a night in limbo, it took awhile for Sam Mikulak to hear the news he'd been hoping for Sunday morning, when USA Gymnastics announced he'll be on the five-man Olympic roster headed to the London Games later this...

 
Chris Brown drops diss song about Drake bar brawl, shows off new neck tattoo 

Chris Brown drops diss song about Drake bar brawl, shows off new neck tattoo 

Chris Brown's most recent jab at Drake isn't physical, but that doesn't make it any less offensive. The "Turn Up the Music" singer made a pointed diss at his musical nemesis on a new track released Saturday, adding fuel to the pair's fiery,...

 

Wigger earns second Symetra Tour win

Leah Wigger closed with a 2-under 70 on Sunday to win the Island Resort Championship. Wigger finished her second Symetra Tour victory at 7-under-par 209. She won two weeks after finishing second in Illinois. The 27-year-old started her round with...

 

Stoppage Time: Hard to argue with history

Four years ago in Austria, a promising generation of players fulfilled its considerable potential and captured Spain's first major title since 1964. The 1-0 triumph over Germany in the final of Euro 2008 was a breakthrough for a nation that had come...

 

Key moments in Mexican political history

Key developments in Mexico's modern political history: -1910: Autocrat Porfirio Diaz, in power for 35 years, rigs presidential election, creating anger that sets off decade-long civil war in which hundreds of thousands die. -1929: President Plutarco...

 

Key moments in Mexican political history

Key developments in Mexico's modern political history: -1910: Autocrat Porfirio Diaz, in power for 35 years, rigs presidential election, creating anger that sets off decade-long civil war in which hundreds of thousands die. -1929: President Plutarco...

 

Guyana official resigns after dispute with party

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A top executive of Guyana's ruling party has resigned after publicly calling for the government to oppose corruption with more than lip service.Ralph Ramkarran has quit the governing People's Progressive Party after a dispute...

Chron, 18:12 in World News
 

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