News archive from 5 May 2013

Orb comes from behind to win Kentucky Derby

Orb comes from behind to win Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic. When the field turned for home on the cool, overcast Saturday afternoon at Churchill...

 

Orb comes from behind to win Kentucky Derby

By Mike Farrell / The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic. When the field turned for home on the cool,...

 
Bassmaster tourney could have huge economic impact on River Region

Bassmaster tourney could have huge economic impact on River Region

City officials are hopeful that next week's Bassmaster Elite Series in Montgomery will have a significant economic impact on the region and serve as a catalyst for bringing other national events to the city.The four-day competition, which will be held...

 

Bulls Game Day: Hinrich, Deng out for Game 7

NEW YORK -- Bulls starting point guard Kirk Hinrich won't play in Game 7 against the Nets Saturday night as he continues to nurse a bruised left calf. Hinrich missed the previous two games after sustaining the injury. He couldn't much pressure on his...

 
Feds investigating Miami's affordable-housing developer Carlisle Group

Feds investigating Miami's affordable-housing developer Carlisle Group

A Miami federal grand jury is investigating South Florida's preeminent affordable-housing developer, the Carlisle Development Group, on allegations that it bilked the U.S. government out of millions of dollars in tax subsidies used to finance more...

 

Video: Hundreds of hopefuls descend on Arlington for Dallas Cowboys cheerleader auditions

Over 400 Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders hopefuls try out at the preliminary auditions held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. (DMN: video/editing: Ron Baselice)

Dallas News, 19:07 in Sport
 
Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby

Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Running over a sloppy Churchill Downs track that left 19 contenders caked in mud, Orb found stable footing and won the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby today. Orb moved to the front with about 200 yards to go after laying back...

 

Chase Headley might not be long for San Diego

The Dodgers have gotten more offense out of their pitchers than their third basemen. That makes any news about Chase Headley pertinent to the Dodgers. The new ownership group of the San Diego Padres had been practically invisible all season, until...

 
Orb wins 139th Kentucky Derby

Orb wins 139th Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, KY. - Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving U.S. Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic today. When the field turned for home on the cool, overcast afternoon at Churchill...

 

Class 4A state track: Andres Arroyo claims historic triple; Olympia wins title

JACKSONVILLE - Andres Arroyo achieved his historic distance trifecta, and Olympia won the boys team title in Saturday's rain-soaked Class 4A state track and field championships at the University of North Florida. Arroyo, a Colonial senior who leads...

 

Recap: Columbus vs. Red Bull New York

Red Bull New York rattled off a third successive win on Saturday, riding Tim Cahill's late header to a 1-0 defeat of the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium. The result sees New York (5-4-2) go level with the Montreal Impact at the top of the Eastern...

 
Cops talk suicidal man down from Brooklyn Bridge tower

Cops talk suicidal man down from Brooklyn Bridge tower

A despondent man was taken into custody after he climbed to the top of a Brooklyn Bridge tower and threatened to jump on Saturday, cops said. The unidentified man reached the top of the Manhattan-side tower before police arrived shortly before 3 p.m.,...

 

Sabin: Dez or Miles? New Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams reminds me more of…

Cowboys beat writer Rainer Sabin answered reader questions during a live chat Tuesday. Here are some highlights: Even though Williams led nation in receiving yards, many felt it was more a result of the Baylor system than his real ability... what's...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 

NWSA struggles to raise last amount for The Color Purple trip

The Northwest School of the Arts' cast of The Color Purple has tried to raise about $131,000 to attend and perform in the prestigious International Thespian Festival in Nebraska, but they're still short on money. To purchase plane tickets for the...

 

Senate budget: Ban junk food at Governor's Mansion

State-purchased junk food would be banned from the Governor's Mansion under the state Senate budget proposal adopted Friday. The budget proviso is a response to Gov. Nikki Haley's efforts to restrict the types of food that low-income South Carolinians...

 

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