News archive from 3 March 2014

Mexican police stop planned protest for drug lord

CULIACAN, Mexico -- Police in northern Mexico have detained about 40 people who were apparently planning to demonstrate in support of captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The move comes after a similar march demanding Guzman's...

 
Ministry moves into Charlotte, foreseeing ‘limitless' possibility

Ministry moves into Charlotte, foreseeing ‘limitless' possibility

A Christian ministry from Wadesboro is expanding its efforts to help troubled neighborhoods and impoverished residents by shifting its focus to include Charlotte's struggling communities. Harvest Ministries Outreach Center, which was founded in 1999,...

 
Small business makeover: Founder of fingerprinting business copes with rapid growth and a small staff

Small business makeover: Founder of fingerprinting business copes with rapid growth and a small staff

Seven years ago when Enrique Rios opened Fingerprint Technologies on Southwest Eighth Street in Coral Gables, he worked out of a 200-square-foot office, bought his copy paper by the ream, and juggled working full time in the narcotics unit at the...

 
Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note

Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note

DATEBOOK STARTING A BUSINESS: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a free seminar, “Simple Steps for Starting a Business,” 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 3, Miami Innovation Center, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info: miamidade.score.org (click on...

 

Riley cautions still plenty of time until playoffs

MIAMI -- Miami Heat president Pat Riley has a message for all the Miami Heat fans that are already looking ahead to the playoffs and a chance for a third straight NBA championship. "Before everybody gets excited, we've got another 24 or 25...

 

Recap: Boston vs. Baltimore

Fort Myers, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox held off the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 in spring training on Sunday. Travis Shaw knocked in two runs for the Red Sox, who had 12 hits. Felix Doubront got the start...

 

Sleepless Garza struggles in Brewers debut

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- An overexcited Matt Garza struggled in his Brewers debut Sunday, allowing four runs in the first inning of Milwaukee's 6-5 win over the Colorado Rockies. The right-hander, who said he had trouble sleeping Saturday night, allowed...

 

Recap: San Francisco vs. Arizona

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Tim Hudson tossed two scoreless innings in his San Francisco debut during the Giants' 5-3 spring training win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Hudson, signed to a two-year contract by the Giants after spending the...

 
Henley wins playoff at Honda Classic

Henley wins playoff at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Russell Henley made good on his second chance at the 18th hole Sunday and won the Honda Classic in a four-man playoff. The closing hour was a series of blunders at PGA National, particularly by Rory McIlroy, who lost a...

 

No. 12 Kentucky women top Vanderbilt, 65-63

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- DeNesha Stallworth scored 18 points and made two game-clinching free throws to lift No. 12 Kentucky to an exciting 65-63 win over Vanderbilt Sunday. Kentucky (22-7, 10-6 Southeastern Conference) earned a No. 4 seed and a double bye...

 

Beckett strikes out 3 as Dodgers tie Padres

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Josh Beckett's comeback from surgery got off to a promising start Sunday with three strikeouts over two scoreless innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers and a San Diego split squad played to a 3-all tie. The game was stopped after nine...

 

Alleyne leads Oregon past Arizona in finale, 90-78

EUGENE, Ore. -- Jillian Alleyne scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Oregon to a 90-78 win over Arizona in the regular season finale Sunday. Alleyne became the fastest Duck to reach 1,000 points in Friday's upset of No. 20 Arizona State,...

 

Phillips sharp with bat and glove, Reds top Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips flashed his All-Star form at the plate and in the field Sunday as the Reds beat a split squad of San Diego Padres 15-4. Hitless in his first two spring training games, Phillips had a two-run...

 
Short-handed Indiana beats No. 22 Ohio State 72-64

Short-handed Indiana beats No. 22 Ohio State 72-64

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 20 points and Will Sheehey added 19 on Sunday, leading Indiana past No. 22 Ohio State 72-64. It was the second straight win for the Hoosiers (17-12, 7-9 Big Ten) — both over ranked...

 
DeRozan scores 32 as Raptors beat Warriors 104-98

DeRozan scores 32 as Raptors beat Warriors 104-98

TORONTO -- DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 13 and the Toronto Raptors beat Golden State 104-98 on Sunday, their first victory in eight tries against Warriors guard Stephen Curry. Greivis Vasquez and Patrick Patterson each added 12...

 

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