News archive from 5 May 2015

Slump busted: Ozuna delivers walk-off hit as Marlins top D'Backs

Slump busted: Ozuna delivers walk-off hit as Marlins top D'Backs

MIAMI - Ten, 20, or 30 years from now, Bradin Hagens may or may not remember how in the second inning of his major league debut he walked Garrett Jones on four pitches to start the 10th. What might be tougher to purge is the run-scoring, Marcell Ozuna...

 
Rookie QB Bortles looks sharp in Jaguars' loss

Rookie QB Bortles looks sharp in Jaguars' loss

Jacksonville quarterbacks Chad Henne and rookie Blake Bortles from UCF had good nights Thursday in a 20-19 last-minute loss at Chicago, offering encouragement that the Jaguars' offensive ineptitude of recent seasons finally could be laid to rest....

 
Most Orlando luxury estate buyers come with cash in hand

Most Orlando luxury estate buyers come with cash in hand

The buyer who purchased Dwight Howard's estate in Seminole County last month wasn't the Orlando market's only luxury seeker to come with cash in hand. The NBA star had three cash offers on his lakefront mansion, which sold last month for $3.4 million...

 
Honda Accord, Civic top most stolen car list

Honda Accord, Civic top most stolen car list

Honda's Accord and Civic sedans were the two most stolen vehicles in America last year, according to the latest Hot Wheels report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Thieves stole 53,995 Accords last year, and another 45,001 of the smaller Civic...

 

Group breaks into former Miami Heat star Ray Allen's home, police say

Seven young adults eager to take a peek inside the Coral Gables home of former Miami Heat star Ray Allen broke inside early Thursday, police said. The Allen children also were sleeping inside when the strangers slipped in through an unlocked door....

 
Derrick Rose not deterred by Paul George injury

Derrick Rose not deterred by Paul George injury

Derrick Rose still hasn't seen the replay. And he doesn't want to. Beyond the fact gruesomeness makes him sick to his stomach, Rose knows that helpless feeling all too well. But seeing Paul George on his back, his right tibia and fibula fractured and...

 
Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money

Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money

Orlando landlord Brian Lunsford needed $40,000 to renovate a house that a college student almost burned down, so he turned to an online crowdfunding site. Within two days, more than a dozen investors had each agreed to loan him an average of $2,800...

 
NASCAR: Drivers prohibited from exiting car

NASCAR: Drivers prohibited from exiting car

Drivers are prohibited from exiting their cars barring "extenuating circumstances," NASCAR vice president Robin Pemberton announced Friday. "It's not just about NASCAR. It's about all of motorsports," Pemberton said. Stewart did...

 

Ward's father questions Tony Stewart's innocence

Tony Stewart faces no imminent charges in the racetrack death of Kevin Ward Jr., but the father of the driver killed at Canandaigua Motorsports Park questions Stewart's innocence. "Apparently, Tony Stewart was the only one driving out there who...

 
Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage

Microsoft cloud service Azure restored after partial outage

Microsoft said it resolved an outage on its Azure cloud computing service, which occurred across multiple regions. Partial disruptions began as of 1.40 p.m. ET on Aug. 18, the company said on the Azure website. (http://bit.ly/VAqCJV) Microsoft Azure...

 

Orlando City rally falls short, Lions lose 3-2 at Harrisburg City

Orlando City suffered a rare USL-PRO setback, falling 3-2 at Harrisburg City Saturday night. Former Chicago Fire forward Giuseppe Gentile, who just signed with Orlando City last month, scored off a cross from Adama Mbengue in the 85th minute to trim...

 
Tony Stewart in 'quite a bit of grief' over Ward Jr.

Tony Stewart in 'quite a bit of grief' over Ward Jr.

Tony Stewart is grieving at an undisclosed location in the aftermath of the incident in which 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed by Stewart's race car, Stewart's team said Friday. "It's been an emotional week for...

 
Chiefs' Dwayne Bowe suspended 1 game

Chiefs' Dwayne Bowe suspended 1 game

The NFL suspended Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for one game, the team confirmed Friday. According to ESPN, Bowe was banned for substance abuse and will miss the regular-season opener against the Tennessee Titans. The suspension...

 
Jordan Mills likely out again vs. Jaguars

Jordan Mills likely out again vs. Jaguars

BOURBONNAIS -- Starting right tackle Jordan Mills was a bystander as the Bears practiced for the final time in training camp Tuesday. His sore left foot remained in a walking boot. "It's just day to day," coach Marc Trestman said. "He's...

 
Jags to give Bortles reps with first team

Jags to give Bortles reps with first team

JACKSONVILLE - Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said Friday that rookie quarterback Blake Bortles will see first-team reps next week in practice as well as next week's preseason game at Detroit. Citing the coaching staff's belief that all rookies should get...

 

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