News archive from 3 February 2013

Five-star running back Alex Collins to make commitment Monday

South Plantation running back Alex Collins, one of the nation's top college prospects, won't be waiting until next Wednesday's National Signing Day to make his college decision. Instead, Collins will announce his college decision on Monday, and...

 
David Clevinger leaving as artistic director of Bay Street Players

David Clevinger leaving as artistic director of Bay Street Players

EUSTIS - David Clevinger is leaving as artistic director of the Bay Street Players on Sunday, just as the last of his 40 plays and musicals at the State Theatre opens. Clevinger said Friday that the board of directors wanted to move the theater in a...

 

Whispers: Soriano could become hot commodity

Will the possibility of a Nelson Cruz suspension put the Rangers in an acquisition mode before spring training? The Rangers would be wise to try to get the best hitter available, the Cubs' Alfonso Soriano, but it appears they have tied their hands by...

 

Florida surgeon at center of Sen. Menendez trips

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- To some, Dr. Salomon Melgen was a miracle worker who brought sight to the blind. To others, he was a smooth political player known for rubbing elbows and jet-setting. Whichever version of Melgen roused the interest of the FBI,...

 

Saturday's College Basketball

EAST American U. 68, Lafayette 64 Boston College 75, Clemson 68 Cincinnati 65, Seton Hall 59 Colgate 63, Holy Cross 45 Delaware 71, UNC Wilmington 56 Dickinson 81, Washington (Md.) 46 FDU-Florham 54, King's (Pa.) 50 La Salle 80, George Washington 71...

 

Sox's Peavy driven to pitch even better

The strength regained in Jake Peavy's right shoulder provided some compensation for the tough losses on and off the field in the last seven months. "A few years ago, I didn't know if this would ever be possible," Peavy said of his...

 
Green Bay knocks off Loyola 73-65

Green Bay knocks off Loyola 73-65

Green Bay went on a 10-0 run late in the second half to overcome a five-point deficit, then hung on to post a 73-65 victory over Loyola in a Horizon League matchup Saturday afternoon. The visiting Phoenix (12-11, 6-4 Horizon League) was down 55-50...

 

Fire trade Oduro to Columbus for Duka

The Fire have traded forward Dominic Oduro to Columbus in exchange for midfielder Dilly Duka, team sources confirmed Saturday. Fire coach Frank Klopas said earlier this week that he was interested in the 23-year-old midfielder and that there had been...

 
Lakers' Dwight Howard will 'give it a go' for Sunday's game

Lakers' Dwight Howard will 'give it a go' for Sunday's game

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Lakers center Dwight Howard is expected to play Sunday against Detroit after making a quick trip to Los Angeles for a minor shoulder procedure. "He's going to give it a go," said a person familiar with the situation....

 
Different styles, same winning results for Super Bowl QBs Joe Flacco, Colin Kaepernick

Different styles, same winning results for Super Bowl QBs Joe Flacco, Colin Kaepernick

NEW ORLEANS -- With his muscles and speed and tattoos, Colin Kaepernick has plenty of sizzle to go with his steak. Joe Flacco, meanwhile, has about all the personality of bread pudding. That's not a slight. He admits it. “I don't know if I...

 

Super Bowl picks

Brad Biggs Ravens 28, 49ers 24: Both teams have power running games, multiple big-play threats and are known for physical defense. The experience at quarterback in Joe Flacco should win out in the fourth quarter. Matt Bowen Related Flacco-Ravens...

 

Signing Day approaches

There shouldn't be many surprises in the Carolinas come National Signing Day on Wednesday. Most of the states' top football recruits have given their verbal commitment to the school of their choice, with Tennessee-bound receiver Marquez North of...

 

Frank Ocean says he forgives Chris Brown, won't press charges

In an apparent reversal of widely reported comments made this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Frank Ocean said Saturday he won't pursue criminal charges against Chris Brown, who's alleged to have punched Ocean in a brawl at a West...

 
Bourque, Desharnais lead Canadiens over Sabres 6-1

Bourque, Desharnais lead Canadiens over Sabres 6-1

MONTREAL -- Rene Bourque and David Desharnais each scored twice to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 6-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. Carey Price made 30 saves for the Canadiens for his fifth win of the season. Lars Eller added a goal and...

 

ABBA says ‘Nej!' to Wake SPCA's viral adoption video

The Swedish pop band ABBA just isn't willing to take a chance on the SPCA of Wake County. A conflict that originated more than a year ago, when the nonprofit animal shelter posted a YouTube video using an ABBA song, has reignited as the video has gone...

 

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