News archive from 5 July 2014

Rangers recall ex-closer Neftali Feliz from minors

NEW YORK -- Former closer Neftali Feliz has been recalled by the struggling Texas Rangers from Triple-A Round Rock, adding a fresh arm to their taxed bullpen for an interleague series against the New York Mets. Texas also optioned right-hander Ben...

 

Cubs beat Nationals 7-2 for fourth straight win

WASHINGTON - July 4 usually represents an artificial deadline that separates the playoff contenders from the pretenders leading up to the July 31 nonwaiver trading deadline. The Cubs had a 24-19 record since May 17 and had won five of their past seven...

 

Golf Capsules

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Billy Hurley III shot a 7-under 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic. Hurley played bogey-free in shooting his lowest score of the season. The former U.S. Navy officer...

 

Sayaad wins Belmont's Forbidden Apple Stakes

NEW YORK -- Sayaad held off even-money favorite Kharafa by 2 1/4 lengths Friday in the $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes on the rain-softened turf at Belmont Park. Sayaad, ridden by Jose Ortiz, led all the way for his fifth win in 11 starts. The...

 

Mariners activate Hart from DL

CHICAGO -- The Seattle Mariners have activated designated hitter Corey Hart and first baseman Justin Smoak from the 15-day disabled list. Hart was in the starting lineup for Friday night's game at the Chicago White Sox, but Smoak was sent down to...

 
World Cup's leading scorer going home

World Cup's leading scorer going home

FORTALEZA, Brazil -- Full of tears and inconsolable, the World Cup's leading scorer is going home. James Rodriguez put Colombia back into the match against Brazil by scoring a late penalty Friday, but it wasn't enough. The playmaker then broke down...

 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police investigating shooting death Friday morning

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in the 1300 block of Norris Avenue Friday morning. Metro Division patrol officers responded to a call at 10 a.m. and found a man suffering from an...

 
One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and CEO Micky...

 

Grant: How safe are Ron Washington and Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan?

Rangers beat writer Evan Grant answered questions in a chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. Question: What would it take for Ron Washington to get fired after this season? Finishing below the Astros?? Evan Grant: It would take a certifiable act...

Dallas News, 19:12 in Sport
 

Skiers' equipment, vibration machine part of Cowboys' efforts to reduce injuries

IRVING — Even before Tyrone Crawford ended up in the middle of a scuffle at a recent minicamp practice, the Cowboys defensive lineman was irritated. Crawford tugged at the brace on his right knee before team drills at Valley Ranch. He went over to...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 

Gosselin: Why rush on Derek Holland; Rangers need a couple young pitchers to use summer to develop

SportsDay columnist Rick "Goose" Gosselin hosted a chat Monday morning to talk everything sports. Here are some of the highlights: Question: What do you expect from Matt Harrison and Martin Perez in 2015? Gosselin: I'd be surprised if we see...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 

Brad Sham: Given what I saw of Rolando McClain at 'Bama, he's certainly worth a look

Cowboys play-by-play announcer Brad Sham answered questions in a chat Thursday. Here are some highlights. Question: How much time do the Cowboys coaches spend during the offseason reviewing film of opponents and figuring out how to outsmart them? Brad...

Dallas News, 19:19 in Sport
 

Moore: Jasson Garrett's culture at Valley Ranch a bit of blue collar and white collar

SportsDayDFW.com Dallas Cowboys beat writer David Moore hosted a chat Thursday to talk all things football. Here are some of the highlights: Question: Good morning, David. How would you qualify Jason Garrett's culture at Valley Ranch (and why): blue...

Dallas News, 19:21 in Sport
 

Assistant added for Lyon's revamped football team

BATESVILLE, Ark. -- New Lyon College football coach Kirk Kelley is rounding out his staff as the school prepares to relaunch its football program. The school says Ryan Morrow has been hired as an assistant coach for the Scots. Lyon is signing recruits...

 

Baseball Capsules

MINNEAPOLIS -- Brian Roberts hit three doubles and a triple, and the New York Yankees used their bullpen to hang on for a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. David Huff (2-0) struck out three in three perfect innings after starter Chase...

 

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