News archive from 4 March 2014, page 15

Jeff Francoeur's three-run homer powers sweep as New York Mets rally past Florida Marlins, 7-6

Jeff Francoeur's three-run homer powers sweep as New York Mets rally past Florida Marlins, 7-6

The Citi Field scoreboard read, "We Believe in Home-Field Advantage" Sunday after Francisco Rodriguez cemented the Mets' 7-6 comeback victory by striking out the final Marlin. While that is a mantra the Mets can revel in for now, they know...

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Military jury convicts Osama bin Laden's driver at Guantanamo trial

WASHINGTON - A military jury of six active-duty officers convicted Osama Bin Laden's driver of backing terrorism but cleared him of conspiracy charges in the first war crimes trial since 9/11. Salim Hamdan, a Yemeni national whose challenge of his...

 

Miami high coach Carreno steps down

Miami High is searching for a new boys' basketball coach for the first time in nearly a decade and a half. Longtime coach Marcus Carreno stepped down recently after 14 seasons with the Stingarees. Carreno led Miami High to a state championship in 2005...

 

On the air

BASEBALLTIMETV MLB: Twins @ Marlins1:05 p.m.No TV Radio: WAQI 710 (Spanish) MLB: Astros @ Mets1:10 p.m.MLBN MLB: Rangers @ Angels3 p.m.FS1 NCAA: Villanova @ Miami6 p.m.No TV Radio: WVUM 90.5 FM MLB: Orioles @ Yankees7:05 p.m.MLBNBASKETBALLTIMETV Men:...

 

NBA Capsules

MIAMI -- LeBron James scored a career-high 61 points, breaking Glen Rice's franchise record, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 124-107 on Monday night. James made 22 of 33 shots from the field, including his first eight 3-point...

 
No. 1 UConn routs No. 3 Louisville, 68-48

No. 1 UConn routs No. 3 Louisville, 68-48

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Louisville Cardinals remain steadfast in their belief that they can beat UConn. They might get another chance in a week in the American Athletic Conference tournament championship game if both make it that far. The third-ranked...

 
SEE IT: Knicks make young fan shake his head in disgust

SEE IT: Knicks make young fan shake his head in disgust

Won’t the Knicks please think of the children? New York's awful season got that much worse Monday night with a 96-85 loss to the Pistons that doomed the Knicks to their seventh straight defeat and left an underaged fan in the stands shaking his head...

Daily News, 00:11 in Sport
 
NHL Winter Classic to feature NY Rangers & Philadelphia Flyers - GM Glen Sather guarantees win, Cup

NHL Winter Classic to feature NY Rangers & Philadelphia Flyers - GM Glen Sather guarantees win, Cup

PHILADELPHIA - In finally announcing Saturday that the Rangers and Flyers will play in the 2012 Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman admitted that it was "one of the-worst kept secrets in sports." That left the...

Daily News, 00:11 in Sport
 
Phil Hughes focusing on 2009

Phil Hughes focusing on 2009

What a difference a year makes. Last winter, Phil Hughes was one of the hottest commodities in baseball, the centerpiece of a proposed trade between the Yankees and Twins that would have landed Johan Santana in pinstripes. Now, as the Yankees pursue...

Daily News, 00:11 in Sport
 
Utah spoils Rich Rodriguez's debut at Michigan, 25-23

Utah spoils Rich Rodriguez's debut at Michigan, 25-23

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Michigan's new era opened in a painfully familiar way for the 108,000-plus fans at the Big House: With an ugly-looking loss. Rich Rodriguez's debut as Wolverines coach was spoiled when Utah's Brian Johnson threw for 305 yards and a...

Daily News, 00:11 in Sport
 
House divided: Rep. Parker Griffith, Democrat from Alabama, defects to GOP over health care reform

House divided: Rep. Parker Griffith, Democrat from Alabama, defects to GOP over health care reform

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A U.S. House Democrat who opposes the health care overhaul announced Tuesday he is defecting to the GOP, another blow to Democrats ahead of the midterm elections. U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith spoke to reporters at his home in northern...

 

Barack Obama gets Pennsylvania support from Sen. Bob Casey

WASHINGTON - Anti-abortion Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey Jr. endorsed Barack Obama Friday, a big backer who can open doors to the state's blue collar and Catholic voters. "I didn't think that at this point in our history with the stakes so high...

 
Nick Castellanos misses, then connects for Detroit Tigers' first home run of spring

Nick Castellanos misses, then connects for Detroit Tigers' first home run of spring

LAKELAND, FLA. - In the top of the fifth inning Monday, rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos tried to make a backhanded stop of a smash. The ball went past his glove for a single. In the bottom of the inning, Castellanos swung and zoomed the ball...

 
Michigan's John Beilein intensifies preparation for Illinois

Michigan's John Beilein intensifies preparation for Illinois

Even at this point in the season, with a share of the Big Ten title clinched, Michigan is not overlooking opponents. The Wolverines might lose at some point, but it won't be for a lack of preparation. They head to Illinois for tonight's game, after a...

 
Michigan State's Tom Izzo: Keith Appling may see reduced court time

Michigan State's Tom Izzo: Keith Appling may see reduced court time

EAST LANSING - Tom Izzo is sticking with Keith Appling until the end, but it's possible the senior point guard could see reduced minutes if he continues to struggle. “Yeah, I really am (considering that) as far as minutes goes and things like that,”...

 

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