News archive from 2 August 2014

Lab who walked 30 miles back home adopted

SEDAN, Kan. -- An aging Labrador retriever who walked 30 miles back to a Kansas family who didn't want her took a private jet to her new home with a Florida heiress. Kelsey Loyd, with the Chautauqua County Animal Shelter in southern Kansas, says the...

 

Astros promote prospect Foltynewicz

HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros have promoted touted right-handed pitching prospect Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Foltynewicz, whose fastball has been clocked at over 100 mph, is the fourth-rated prospect in Houston's system according to...

 

Marlins P Alvarez lands on DL

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins placed pitcher Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list Friday with right shoulder inflammation. The move is retroactive to July 30. Alvarez, an NL All-Star, is 8-5 with a 2.48 earned run average...

 

Orioles signs Saunders to minor league deal

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles signed left-hander Joe Saunders to a minor league contract Friday after he was released by the Kansas City Royals earlier this week. He will report to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday. Saunders had a 6.75 ERA in four...

 

Dawson tops crowded leaderboard in Minnesota

Blaine, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Marco Dawson fired a 9-under 63 on Friday to grab a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the 3M Championship. Dawson has one win on the Web.com Tour in 2002. In eight Champions Tour starts this season, he has three...

 
UGa quarterback honors late friend Lutzenkirchen

UGa quarterback honors late friend Lutzenkirchen

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason plans to remember his good friend Philip Lutzenkirchen throughout the season. The former Auburn tight end was killed in a June 29 car accident. Mason and Lutzenkirchen were teammates at Lassiter High...

 

Tour refutes report Johnson suspended

AKRON, Ohio -- The PGA Tour is refuting a report that Dustin Johnson has been suspended. Johnson said in a statement Thursday he was taking a leave of absence to seek professional help for "personal challenges" that brought an end to his...

 

Giants designate Dan Uggla, Tyler Colvin

NEW YORK -- The San Francisco Giants have designated second baseman Dan Uggla and outfielder Tyler Colvin for assignment after losing five of six on a horrid homestand. The Giants filled the two spots by calling up Double-A infielder Matt Duffy and...

 

Davidson College may build solar farm

Davidson College may host a $10 million solar farm that would be among Mecklenburg County's largest such installations. Cornelius solar energy developer O2 Energies would own the 3-megawatt installation on land off Grey Road that it would lease from...

 

AC Milan, Liverpool soccer teams bring traditions to Charlotte

Kevin Sephton will shake out his Liverpool FC jersey Saturday and head to Bank of America stadium ready to belt out the club's anthem “You'll Never Walk Alone” “When they come out and the crowd starts singing, you get...

 

Saturday's TV/Radio listings

Event Time TV MLB NY Yankees at Boston 3:05 Fox 1 Rangers at Cleveland 6:05 FSSW Minnesota at Chicago White Sox 6:10   WGN-A   Milwaukee at St. Louis 6:15 MLBN Youth baseball National Championships: Teams TBD   10 am   CBSSN National Championships:...

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Extra Points: Goodell claims consistency

Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The very idea of consistency shouldn't be in the eye of the beholder but Roger Goodell attempted to redefine the word in his first public comments since his widely criticized two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens...

 

Jackson, Denorfia debut for Mariners against O's

BALTIMORE -- Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia arrived in Baltimore on Friday and were placed in Seattle's starting lineup. Both players, acquired before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline, debuted with the Mariners for the opener of three-game...

 

RB Melvin Gordon takes leading role at Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. -- Melvin Gordon is taking on a new role this season at Wisconsin that has nothing to with his exceptional ability to run the ball. It's time for the junior tailback to take on more leadership as the Badgers get ready to begin training...

 

Twins' Mauer, Nolasco set for rehab stints

CHICAGO -- Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer and starter Ricky Nolasco are scheduled to begin minor league rehab stints next week. Assistant general manager Rob Antony says both players will head to Class A Cedar Rapids and could be ready to...

 

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