News archive from 4 March 2014, page 7

Yankees captain Derek Jeter a happy camper so far in farewell tour

Yankees captain Derek Jeter a happy camper so far in farewell tour

TAMPA — The avalanche of requests for a few minutes with Derek Jeter has subsided, for now at least. The Yankees’ PR department, at the behest of the Captain, said no to seemingly every imaginable TV and radio outlet around the country, explaining...

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Kitten rescue in Weston captured on video

Kitten rescue in Weston captured on video

A kitten who got stuck inside the engine compartment of a Mercedes Benz was rescued unharmed Monday by a group of Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue firefighters. Their good deed was videotaped by BSO public information officer Mike Jachles and distributed...

 
Queens woman, 92, killed in morning house fire

Queens woman, 92, killed in morning house fire

A raging inferno ripped through a Queens home Monday morning, filling the structure with smoke and killing a 92-year-old woman inside, officials said. Maria Tchinkel was found unconscious inside her Ridgewood home by firefighters who fought the 10:30...

 

Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

LOS ANGELES -- Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish can send subscribers a range of TV programming over the Internet without the need for a satellite receiver on the roof. The deal announced late Monday...

 

Adam Muema's decision to quit NFL combine went through Mass

On a Saturday afternoon last month, Father Jim Baraniak noticed a young man alone in a pew at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in downtown Indianapolis. The man knelt, head in his arms, and seemed to be lost in prayer. A half-hour before...

 

Colgate tops Navy 57-51 in Patriot first-rounder

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Damon Sherman-Newsome scored 16 points and Ethan Jacobs added 10 with nine rebounds as seventh-seeded Colgate knocked off No. 10 Navy 57-51 in a first round Patriot League tournament matchup Monday night. Colgate (13-17) trailed late...

 
Miami tech startup enables global crowdsourced video tribute to Bob Marley

Miami tech startup enables global crowdsourced video tribute to Bob Marley

“One love, one heart, let's get together and feel all right” Bob Marley When a Miami startup wanted to demonstrate the global power of its new consumer video social platform, Videoo.com turned to the passionate fans of the late...

 

Oliver scores 20 as Seton Hall stuns Xavier 71-62

NEWARK, N.J. -- Brian Oliver hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Seton Hall to a 71-62 victory over Xavier Monday night, snapping the Pirates' three-game losing streak. Fellow seniors Fuquan Edwin and Eugene Teague added 17 points apiece...

 

Challenging your brain keeps it sharp as you age

After she retired from her job as a medical transcriptionist, Elaine Savage grew isolated. She rarely went out or talked to friends on the phone. She relied on her family to do her grocery shopping. Then, a class changed her life. After seeing a...

 
Pregnancy, abortion rates among Bronx teens is NYC's highest

Pregnancy, abortion rates among Bronx teens is NYC's highest

Bronx girls aged 15 to 19 logged the city’s highest rates of pregnancy and abortion, according to a new city report. Teenagers accounted for 86.4 of every 1,000 pregnancies in the Bronx — and nearly 1,800 babies — in 2012. Teenage girls accounted for...

 

North Carolina A&T holds off SC State 62-60

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Lamont Middleton and Waylan Siverand each scored 17 points, and Bruce Beckford added 12 with 10 rebounds as North Carolina A&T outlasted South Carolina State 62-60 Monday night. SC State led 33-22 at halftime, but the Aggies...

 

New Media buys 2 California dailies, 4 weeklies

VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- The Victorville Daily Press, Barstow Desert Dispatch and four Southern California weeklies have been purchased for $8 million by New Media Investment Group, one of the largest owners of newspapers in the country. New Media...

 
Grizzlies end Wizards' streak with 110-104 victory

Grizzlies end Wizards' streak with 110-104 victory

WASHINGTON -- Tayshaun Prince scored a season-high 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies withstood a late rally Monday night to snap the Washington Wizards' winning streak at six with a 110-104 victory. Zach Randolph added 16 points and 10 rebounds for...

 

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...

 

South Florida women beat No. 24 Rutgers 60-51

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Courtney Williams scored 26 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds, leading South Florida to a 60-51 win over No. 24 Rutgers on Monday, taking over sole possession of third place in the American Athletic Conference. After...

 

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