News archive from 5 September 2011

Kurdish legislators push for autonomy in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey -- Kurdish legislators vowed Sunday to press on with a boycott of Turkey's parliament and backed a recent declaration of autonomy in the country's Kurd-dominated southeast. The defiant stances came as Kurdish rebels killed six people...

 

Cowboys add lineman Derrick Dockery to replace Montrae Holland

It didn't take long for the Cowboys to find a replacement for Montrae Holland . And as it turns out they didn't have to look very far. Derrick Dockery, who played at Garland Lakeview Centennial and the University of Texas , agreed to a one-year deal...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport
 
Roddick tops Benneteau in straight sets at US Open

Roddick tops Benneteau in straight sets at US Open

NEW YORK -- Andy Roddick is back in the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2008. The 2003 champion beat 81st-ranked Julien Benneteau 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Sunday. The 21st-seeded American didn't have his serve broken and faced only...

 

Cowboys add lineman Derrick Dockery to replace Montrae Holland

It didn't take long for the Cowboys to find a replacement for Montrae Holland . And as it turns out they didn't have to look very far. Derrick Dockery, who played at Garland Lakeview Centennial and the University of Texas , agreed to a one-year deal...

Dallas News, 17:14 in Sport
 

Prado, Costanza help Braves rallly in 9th

ATLANTA -- Martin Prado hit a game-ending RBI single in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory on Sunday. The Braves avoided getting swept in a three-game series for the...

 
American Donald Young reaches first Grand Slam fourth round, beats No. 24 Chela at US Open

American Donald Young reaches first Grand Slam fourth round, beats No. 24 Chela at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - American Donald Young reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time, beating 24th-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela in straight sets Sunday at the U.S. Open. The 22-year-old Young won 7-5, 6-4, 6-3. A full house at the Grandstand...

 

Arizona star Justin Upton ejected for arguing called third strike against Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Arizona Diamondbacks slugger Justin Upton has been ejected from his team's key series finale with the San Francisco Giants for arguing a called third strike. Upton jumped into the air Sunday after being called out on strikes...

 

Angel McCoughtry helps put Dream in WNBA playoffs with 73-52 win over Shock

ATLANTA (AP) - Angel McCoughtry scored 19 points and the Atlanta Dream clinched a playoff spot with a 73-52 win over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday. McCoughtry scored 10 points during Atlanta's 11-0 run late in the second quarter that gave them a 36-26...

 

Michigan's kicking game was lackluster in opener

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Michigan coach Brady Hoke saw a lot of things his team has to work on. The Wolverines beat Western Michigan 34-10 Saturday in a game stopped in the third quarter because of storms, but there's no question what Hoke thought of the...

 

McCoughtry helps put Dream in WNBA playoffs 73-52

ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry scored 19 points and the Atlanta Dream clinched a playoff spot with a 73-52 win over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday. McCoughtry scored 10 points during Atlanta's 11-0 run late in the second quarter that gave them a 36-26...

 

Rangers' bats come alive in 11-4 victory over Red Sox

BOSTON — Josh Hamilton capped Texas' seven-run sixth inning with a bases-loaded triple and Matt Harrison had a solid start, carrying the Texas Rangers to a 11-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Ian Kinsler homered, drove in three runs and made a...

Dallas News, 17:29 in Sport
 

Jimbo Fisher: Jermaine Thomas 'not a non-factor' for FSU

TALLAHASSEE - One moment it seemed Jermaine Thomas wore the hottest number in Florida State's backfield. The next, more attention was being paid to what No. 38 was doing off the field instead of on it. Dressed, with his helmet at his side for much of...

 
For Satin, a Mets Farmhand, 1 Hit, 1 Run, Plenty of Thrills

For Satin, a Mets Farmhand, 1 Hit, 1 Run, Plenty of Thrills

WASHINGTON - Josh Satin strolled into Nationals Park just 10 a.m. on Sunday and quickly fell into step with a reporter, who then asked him about being in the Mets’ lineup. Keep up with the latest news on The Times's baseball blog. Go to the Bats Blog...

 
Cano Cleans Up in the Fourth Spot for the Yankees

Cano Cleans Up in the Fourth Spot for the Yankees

Robinson Cano grounded into an inning-ending double play in his first at-bat Saturday, but he did not allow himself to forget about it. He loves to be dropped into situations - the tenser the better - in which he can make something happen. He had...

 

Libyan rebels prepare to take Gadhafi stronghold

BENGHAZI, Libya -- Supporters of Moammar Gadhafi fired on "Free Libya" forces Sunday as they advanced on one of the last strongholds of the ousted leader, quashing hopes for a peaceful handover of the town, the rebel military spokesman...

 

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