News archive from 5 May 2014

Gonzalez loses control, Orioles lose to Twins

Gonzalez loses control, Orioles lose to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Miguel Gonzalez was dominant in the first four innings. Then, he suddenly lost control. The Baltimore starter walked four batters in a bumpy fifth and was pulled, and the Minnesota Twins went on to beat the Orioles 5-2 Sunday. "I...

 

Sporting Kansas City tops Columbus Crew 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Jacob Peterson scored his first Major League Soccer goal since the 2012 regular-season finale, and Sporting Kansas City beat the short-handed Columbus Crew 2-0 on Sunday to move into a three-way share of the Eastern Conference...

 
Juventus secures title, Madrid clubs falter

Juventus secures title, Madrid clubs falter

Juventus clinched its third consecutive Serie A title on Sunday, while the already intriguing title race in Spain tightened even further as Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid both slipped up, while Chelsea is all but out of contention in the Premier...

 
NASCAR Sprint Cup: Denny Hamlin wins Aaron’s 499 at Talladega

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Denny Hamlin wins Aaron’s 499 at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. Denny Hamlin is quick to say superspeedways aren’t his forte. Short-track racing is his history and his specialty. But he also thinks his victory in Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway was due, if...

 

Capsules on the NBA conference semifinals

A capsule look at the Eastern Conference and Western Conference semifinal matchups in the NBA playoffs: --- EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 INDIANA PACERS (56-26 regular season, 4-3 in playoffs) vs. No. 5 WASHINGTON WIZARDS (44-38, 4-1) Season series:...

 
Axford meltdown in 9th sends Indians to 4-3 loss

Axford meltdown in 9th sends Indians to 4-3 loss

CLEVELAND -- Three outs from their first three-game winning streak this season, the Cleveland Indians stumbled into a crushing loss. John Axford gave up a three-run homer to Dayan Viciedo in the ninth inning Sunday, silencing the small crowd of 13,455...

 

Spanish Leading Scorers

BARCELONA, Spain -- Leading scorers in Spanish first-division football (penalties in parentheses): Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid, 31 (5) Lionel Messi, Barcelona, 28 (5) Diego Costa, Atletico Madrid, 27 (5) Alexis Sanchez, Barcelona, 18 Karim Benzema,...

 
Volquez struggles as Pirates lose to Blue Jays

Volquez struggles as Pirates lose to Blue Jays

PITTSBURGH -- Another rough outing from a starting pitcher put Pittsburgh in a big hole Sunday. Only this time, the Pirates' hitters couldn't save them. Edinson Volquez gave up a grand slam to Colby Rasmus and a two-run homer to Melky Cabrera as the...

 

York officials review high-speed police chase, SLED findings on use of force still unknown

City of York officials are reviewing whether a high-speed police chase of a stolen car last month violated the police department's pursuit policies. The April 4 midday car chase, which led to the arrest of a man, involved York Police Chief Andy...

 

Bernhard Langer wins Insperity Invitational

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Bernard Langer won the Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational for the third time, closing with a 1-under 71 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Fred Couples. Langer finished at 11-under 205 at The Woodlands to become the...

 
High-scoring Thunder, Clippers to meet

High-scoring Thunder, Clippers to meet

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Los Angeles Clippers overcame the emotional drain from the Donald Sterling scandal to beat the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Next up for the Clippers are the high-scoring Oklahoma...

 
Small business makeover: Social media strategy boosts online furniture business' chances for success

Small business makeover: Social media strategy boosts online furniture business' chances for success

For Leonard Riforgiato, the path to small business ownership began in the 1990s with an abandoned company trademark and a passion for antiques. After selling heirlooms and collectibles in storefronts around South Beach for decades, he turned his...

 
Company profile: Doral-based Skypatrol tracks vehicles and helps companies grow productivity

Company profile: Doral-based Skypatrol tracks vehicles and helps companies grow productivity

How can businesses keep track of their employees and vehicles — wherever they are? Here's how one customer of Doral-based Skypatrol used its electronic-tracking services to catch an employee goofing off: The customer, the owner of a company...

 
Entrepreneurship Datebook

Entrepreneurship Datebook

DATEBOOK EMERGE AMERICAS TECHWEEK: The conference continues Monday and Tuesday, May 5-6, with a Startup and Later Stage Launch competition with $150,000 in prizes, a hiring fair, a mobile summit, international pavilion and more than 100 speakers. More...

 
Battle of the robots: eMerge event puts future engineers in spotlight

Battle of the robots: eMerge event puts future engineers in spotlight

It took less than a minute for K2 to deliver the knockout punch, and GLaDOS didn't take losing well. He shook, flipped twice — and burned. The firey robot delayed the BattleBots competition about 30 minutes yet it didn't dampen the spirit...

 

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