News archive from 5 March 2012

Howard Schnellenberger, Bobby Bowden coach Battle of Florida all-star game Saturday

Howard Schnellenberger, Bobby Bowden coach Battle of Florida all-star game Saturday

When Adewale Ojomo and Jermaine McKenzie became part of Randy Shannon’s first recruiting class at the University of Miami in 2007 they had high expectations for their careers. “When I came out of high school I told myself I was on a...

 
Lately for Miami Heat, good things coming in threes

Lately for Miami Heat, good things coming in threes

When the Heat unveiled its new run-and-gun offense last month, it was unclear where the three-pointer would fit in. With its impressive transition offense on display, the Heat attempted a total of 23 three-pointers in its first three games. LeBron...

 
Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden gets another chance to teach 'young people'

Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden gets another chance to teach 'young people'

Bobby Bowden is coming out of retirement. Just temporarily, to coach against his old pal and rival Howard Schnellenberger in Saturday’s “Battle of Florida.” The game features football players who went to either high school...

 

Recap: Chicago vs. Florida

Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers at United Center. Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith also scored for the Blackhawks, who have won three straight. Ray Emery made 18 saves for the...

 

EADS mulls foregoing German government loan: paper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European aerospace group EADS was considering doing without part of a development loan for its Airbus unit worth 500 million euros ($660.3 million) from the German government as a dispute escalates regarding the group moving...

 

On the air

BASKETBALL TIME TVMen: Maryland @ Temple11 a.m.ESPNUMen: Alabama @ KentuckyNoonCBSMen: Purdue @ Michigan St.NoonESPNMen: Fordham @ St. BonaventureNoonCSSWomen: Texas @ OklahomaNoonFSNFMen: Xavier @ Dayton1 p.m.ESPN2Men: Villanova @ St. John's1...

 
Miami Dolphins hire Green Bay Packers’ Joe Philbin as head coach

Miami Dolphins hire Green Bay Packers’ Joe Philbin as head coach

Two weeks after being touched by enormous personal tragedy, Joe Philbin learned Friday that he will become the 10th head coach in Miami Dolphins history, bringing with him nearly three decades of experience, including five years overseeing one of the...

 
Celebrity birthdays on Jan. 21

Celebrity birthdays on Jan. 21

Actress Ann Wedgeworth (“Evening Shade'') is 78. Singer Richie Havens is 71. Singer Mac Davis is 70. Actress Jill Eikenberry is 65. Guitarist Jim Ibbotson of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 65. Singer-songwriter Billy Ocean is 62. Actor Robby...

 
‘Mad Men' due back in late March

‘Mad Men' due back in late March

Q. I am anxiously awaiting the fifth season of Mad Men. Can you tell me when it is scheduled to return? While I have not seen an official date from AMC, star Jon Hamm said in a recent Doug Loves Movies podcast interview that the series will return on...

 
Golden Panthers men have fresh approach with Wright back

Golden Panthers men have fresh approach with Wright back

When two schools from the nation’s plastic surgery capital face each other in any sport, it figures that one hopes a couple of facelifts make for a happy afternoon. So it is for Saturday’s FAU-FIU basketball men’s and...

 
Miami Hurricanes’ McKinney Jones continues family tradition

Miami Hurricanes’ McKinney Jones continues family tradition

There are times when Trey McKinney Jones is sprinting across the basketball court and leaping effortlessly for a dunk or layup that he looks like a world-class track athlete. You could almost picture the 6-5 University of Miami guard in a USA Olympic...

 

NCAA allows O'Brien to play for UM this season

Power-hitting catcher Peter O'Brien's dream has come true, and it's fair to say that University of Miami baseball coach Jim Morris had his wish granted, as well. O'Brien, a former Braddock High standout, transferred to UM this fall in order to be...

 
Ferguson wins GMAC; Green Southridge coach

Ferguson wins GMAC; Green Southridge coach

Reagan needed penalty kicks to decide every match it played in this year's GMAC boys' soccer tournament. And its goalkeeper Raphael Urbina had twice delivered victories this week. But in Friday night's final, it was Ferguson goalie Juan Dorado that...

 
Archbishop McCarthy set for tough Naples foe

Archbishop McCarthy set for tough Naples foe

Before everyone hopped on the bandwagon and the bullseyes on their backs grew with each passing victory, the undefeated Archbishop McCarthy girls’ basketball team was already wearing warm-up T-Shirts with the slogan ‘Who is going to...

 

Gibbons, Aquinas, Coral Springs in chase for BCAA wrestling

Heading into the Broward County Athletic Association Wrestling Championship, many expected a three-horse race to chase the title. Through the first day of matches, it played out that way with first-place Cardinal Gibbons, second-place St. Thomas...

 

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