News archive from 5 April 2014

Raptors Lowry, Johnson sit against Pacers

TORONTO -- Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson are both sidelined for the Raptors' game against the Indiana Pacers with injuries Friday. Lowry has now missed two games in a row with a bruised left kneecap suffered when he collided with LeBron James in Miami...

 

Earnhardt reminisces on JV basketball career

FORT WORTH, Texas -- With his favorite team eliminated long ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will root for Florida in the Final Four. NASCAR's most popular driver loves basketball, but not because he excelled on the court. Although he tweeted a photo of...

 
Nats blunders on bases hurt in 2-1 loss to Braves

Nats blunders on bases hurt in 2-1 loss to Braves

WASHINGTON -- Ian Desmond was bothered more by his running gaffe than he was by the replay review that overturned his inside-the-park homer and switched it to a ground-rule double. And Desmond was not the only member of the Washington Nationals who...

 

Driver in 2012 Huntersville crash convicted of murder

A Charlotte man who had cocaine in his system and was driving more than 100 mph when he crashed into another vehicle in February 2012 was convicted of murder Friday and sentenced to at least 17 years in prison. A Mecklenburg County jury found Victor...

 

Boeing says US OK's sale of plane parts to Iran

CHICAGO -- Boeing Co. says it has received U.S. government approval to export certain spare parts for commercial airplanes to Iran. A Boeing spokesman said Friday that the parts were needed to ensure safety of flying. The spokesman, Marc Birtel, says...

 

Diamondbacks' Prado leaves game with hand injury

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado suffered an apparent right hand injury in the bottom of the sixth inning on Friday against the Colorado Rockies and left the game. On the play, Charlie Blackmon was...

 
Talented group of coaches lead Final Four teams

Talented group of coaches lead Final Four teams

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Geno Auriemma, Tara VanDerveer, Muffet McGraw and Brenda Frese have all won national championships, each using their own style to get the most out of their teams. Now, they all hope they can coax two more victories out of their...

 
Travel-weary Orioles routed 10-4 by Tigers

Travel-weary Orioles routed 10-4 by Tigers

DETROIT -- The Baltimore Orioles arrived in the wee hours of the morning for a chilly afternoon game that would be delayed by rain twice. In other words, this had all the makings of an unpleasant day at the ballpark — and sure enough,...

 

Baby whose mother was shot dead in Miami Gardens has died, police say

The 7-month-old baby who was fighting for its life in the hospital after his mother was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting has died, Miami Gardens police said Friday. The baby, who was being called “KJ” by the family of...

 

Spring in Texas a great time to be wild about flowers

Llano: 225 miles southwest of Dallas Wildflower season! Car trip time! Now the only question is where to go. Wildflowers are not as reliable as fireworks on July 4 or turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. They don’t always spring up, so to speak, all over...

 

The Azores: Europe, but closer

PICO ISLAND, Azores — I wasn’t expecting to see giraffes in the Azores. But here I sit in my rental car, just a few miles east of the tiny airport on this island’s north coast, staring at what makes me think of a giraffe. Actually it’s a small village...

 

Texas & Neighbors: Motorcycles, zombies top regional events

HOT SPRINGS, ARK. Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa Lobby Bar earns distinction What hot spot should you visit when in Hot Springs? Well, according to fashion and style website Refinery29, it should be the Lobby Bar at the Arlington Resort Hotel &...

 

Shelby's Gabe DeVoe, West Craven's Jamie Cherry named NC hoops top prep players

RALEIGH Shelby's Gabe DeVoe treated his senior season as a chance to make his case as the state's top player. West Craven's Jamie Cherry was one of the state's best every year of her career and now has a final honor to go with it. The two on Friday...

 

Attorney says missing emails prove Bondi's office violated records laws

TALLAHASSEE -- A Tallahassee attorney engaged in a bitter property fight with the state is accusing Attorney General Pam Bondi of destroying emails, failing to retain text messages and violating the state's public records laws. Bondi, the chief...

 

Heat sit Wade, Oden vs. Timberwolves

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and center Greg Oden will miss Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to various ailments. Wade, who has a strained left hamstring, will miss his fifth straight game....

 

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