News archive from 4 March 2014, page 19

Lefty Josh Spence aims for spot in Miami Marlins bullpen

Lefty Josh Spence aims for spot in Miami Marlins bullpen

JUPITER -- A shipment of Vegemite is on its way to Jupiter, and Josh Spence can't wait to get his hands on the food spread, a favorite among his fellow Australians and an item found in the lyrics of a popular Men at Work song from the 1980s....

 

Recap: Arizona vs. Colorado

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Archie Bradley pitched three scoreless innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks three-hit the Colorado Rockies in a 5-0 spring training win on Monday. Bradley struck out six, walked two and gave up one hit over his...

 

Francoeur, Johnson hustle for Indians

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Most of the Cleveland Indians' regulars were long gone by the time the team's reserves and minor-leaguers did their part to provide four late runs to help the Tribe secure a 6-5 victory over the host Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium...

 
Florida Panthers president Michael Yormark steps down to join Jay Z

Florida Panthers president Michael Yormark steps down to join Jay Z

BOSTON -- After a tumultuous decade of running the Florida Panthers and its related companies, team president Michael Yormark left the organization on Monday. Yormark is now president and Chief Strategy Officer for Roc Nation, an entertainment and...

 
Coach Tim ‘Ice’ Harris leaves Booker T. Washington for position at UM

Coach Tim ‘Ice’ Harris leaves Booker T. Washington for position at UM

Tim “Ice” Harris, who won three state championships at Miami Booker T. Washington – including a national title this past season – has accepted a position on the University of Miami football staff as...

 

Montana holds off Montana State, 53-50

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Michael Weisner scored 11 points and hit a late 3-pointer to help Montana earn its eighth-straight victory over Montana State, 53-50 on Monday night. The Grizzlies (16-11, 11-7 Big Sky) shot 42.6 percent from the field and hit seven...

 
Warren leads NC State by Pittsburgh 74-67

Warren leads NC State by Pittsburgh 74-67

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon kept trying to find somebody — sometimes two somebodies — to guard N.C. State star T.J. Warren. Dixon eventually ran out of volunteers and options. Warren never ran out of shots. Hot...

 

Tim Harris Jr. becomes new coach at Miami Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington announced Monday it is keeping its football leadership in the family. With the news that his father, Tim “Ice” Harris, was headed back to the University of Miami to join the Hurricanes coaching staff,...

 

Sagemont deserves chance to play in Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament

If the Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament selection committee will indeed select two Florida boys' basketball teams for its Tournament in New York, as rumored, then it's only right newly minted Class 3A state champion Weston...

 

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...

 

Cave continues winning ways in Michelob Ultra 13.1 Marathon

In her first race back after a torn hamstring, Ironwoman Leanda Cave won the women's division of the Michelob Ultra 13.1 Marathon in South Beach on Sunday. Joining nearly 3,000 participants in the 13.1 mile and 5K races, Cave proved she hasn't lost...

 

Orchid Mania will be in full throttle at Fairchild Garden's annual orchid show this weekend

Melana Davison begins her mornings with a three-hour routine, hand watering and plucking any dead leaves from the 4,500 orchids she and her husband keep in their four shade houses in their Homestead backyard. Davison then starts her workday...

 

Beach commissioners take up ‘party homes'

Miami Beach commissioners will take up a controversial tennis contract and the outlawing of advertisements for so-called “party homes” when they meet Wednesday for their regular commission meeting. Other items on the agenda...

 

Iran says all 4 crew members died in plane crash

TEHRAN, Iran Iran says all four crew members aboard a small plane that crashed in the Persian Gulf were killed in the incident. The official IRNA news agency says the Falcon 20, which belonged to the State Aviation Organization, was on a test flight...

 
Queen Elizabeth II, Britiain's Royal Family to launch Facebook page

Queen Elizabeth II, Britiain's Royal Family to launch Facebook page

The Internet will become a little more regal on Monday. Buckingham Palace is launching its own Facebook page, giving fans of the British royal family a chance to follow Queen Elizabeth II's daily schedule and see photos and videos of the royal...

 

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