News archive from 4 March 2014, page 5

Hurricanes lose Faulk to injury

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes, winless on the first four games of a road trip, learned Monday they will have to play without defenseman Justin Faulk. General manager Jim Rutherford said Faulk, who suffered an upper-body injury Sunday...

 

Dead man's mother said Hialeah police used a Taser on her son

Four days after a man died while in the custody of Hialeah police, the department has yet to disclose any information other than the man's name. The dead man's mother, however, identified him as Treon “Tree” Johnson, 27, a...

 

San Antonio 120, Detroit 110: Balanced Spurs beat Pistons

SAN ANTONIO — Marco Belinelli had 20 points to lead eight San Antonio players in double figures, and the Spurs worked through a lethargic start to beat the Detroit Pistons, 120-110, tonight. Kawhi Leonard had 15 points in his return from a 14-game...

 

Grant: 'Russell Wilson Day' far from publicity stunt; Super Bowl winning quarterback's appearance could pay...

SURPRISE, Ariz. — It has occasionally been theorized that the invitation the Texas Rangers extended to Russell Wilson to visit spring training was merely a publicity stunt. If so, what an epic fail Monday was. Wilson didn’t belt out a few tunes and...

Dallas News, 20:53 in Sport
 

FAMU band member sentenced for probation violation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- One of the former Florida A&M University band members connected to the death of drum major Robert Champion has been sentenced to four years in prison for violating his probation in another case. A Leon County judge sentenced...

 

Fla. House gambling bill would not allow casinos

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida House is saying no to bringing major casinos to South Florida. Rep. Robert Schenck, R-Spring Hill, and chairman of the House committee looking at gambling, rolled out a comprehensive gambling bill on Monday evening....

 

Eagles sign Thornton to 1-year deal

The Philadelphia Eagles signed defensive lineman Cedric Thornton to a one-year deal on Monday. The deal was mostly a formality because Thornton was an exclusive-rights free agent, so he was not free to sign anywhere else. Thornton, who will turn 26 in...

 

Helene Elliott: LaFontaine's shuffling off from Buffalo causes ripples

While the St. Louis Blues were remolding themselves in the Los Angeles Kings' image and hoping elite goaltender Ryan Miller will help them conquer their playoff nemeses, the Buffalo Sabres were making more news than they have since they were the...

 

Brazil has 100 days left to get World Cup ready

SAO PAULO -- Brazil is running out of time. World Cup organizers will mark 100 days to go on Tuesday with a lot of work still to be done on stadiums and infrastructure in the 12 host cities. As national teams enter their final phase of preparations...

 

OSU's Meyer has surgery, won't miss practice

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State coach Urban Meyer had a short medical procedure over the weekend. In a statement released Monday night, a team spokesman said the surgery was to remove fluid from a cyst on Meyer's brain. The cyst was originally discovered...

 

San Antonio 120, Detroit 110: Balanced Spurs beat Pistons

SAN ANTONIO — Marco Belinelli had 20 points to lead eight San Antonio players in double figures, and the Spurs worked through a lethargic start to beat the Detroit Pistons, 120-110, tonight. Kawhi Leonard had 15 points in his return from a 14-game...

 

Titans re-sign Pollard to 2-year deal

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans re-signed safety Bernard Pollard to a two-year contract on Monday. Pollard, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on March 11, led the Titans with a career-high 142 tackles and...

 

Lawson set to return from rib injury for Nuggets

DENVER -- Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was set to return for Monday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nearly a month because of a left rib fracture. Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said before tipoff that Lawson, injured in a...

 

Gophers face Wisconsin in Big 10 women's tourney

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota has the sixth seed for the Big Ten women's basketball tournament, and the Gophers will bring two of the conference's biggest stars to the event. The Gophers finished 8-8 in Big Ten play and 19-11 overall. They'll play 11th...

 

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