News archive from 6 January 2014

Sanders, Fairleigh-Dickinson beat Hofstra 86-67

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Sidney Sanders Jr. scored a career-high 31 points and dished out seven assists as Fairleigh Dickinson defeated Hofstra 86-67 Sunday. The Knights (4-10) shot 52.9 percent from the field and hit 14 3-pointers. Matt MacDonald and...

 

Do better by them

Florida's most vulnerable residents — at-risk children, families living at or below the poverty level, the frail elderly and mentally and physically disabled — enter 2014 in as much peril as they were a year ago. One Editorial...

 

Snow creates opportunities to make money and to have fun

Some kids are turning the winter storm into opportunity. Entrepreneur Myles Rowser, 9, started a shoveling business in his Warren subdivision. He, along with three friends, have at least 10 customers now and have banked $200 in less than three days,...

 
Iraqi military blasts away at Al Qaeda strongholds in Sunni-dominated Anbar province

Iraqi military blasts away at Al Qaeda strongholds in Sunni-dominated Anbar province

The IraqiI military tried to dislodge Al Qaeda militants in Sunni-dominated Anbar province Sunday, unleashing airstrikes and besieging the regional capital in fighting that killed at least 34 people, officials said. A series of bombs in Shiite...

 
Ariel Sharon stable, but prognosis grim: hospital chief

Ariel Sharon stable, but prognosis grim: hospital chief

The head of the Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon expressed pessimism about the former prime minister’s prognosis, despite doctors’ success in stabilizing some of his bodily functions. Dr. Zeev Rotstein called the 85-year-old Sharon’s condition...

 
Florida cop camera catches semi crashing into cars driving by dead panther

Florida cop camera catches semi crashing into cars driving by dead panther

A police officer's dashboard camera videorecorded an unwieldy semitrailer as it smashed full-speed into a row of slowly moving cars on a Florida highway early Thursday after the cop arrived at the scene of a dead panther. The bone-chilling video,...

Daily News, 19:08 in Crime
 
Swaps deal trial in Detroit bankruptcy on hold due to snowstorm

Swaps deal trial in Detroit bankruptcy on hold due to snowstorm

A trial over the fate of the city of Detroit's proposed deal with two banks to settle a 2005 financial bet will be delayed after a snowstorm pummeled the state. The trial was in the midst of closing arguments when it adjourned Friday for the weekend....

 

Greg Cote: Al Golden's decision suggests UM can be a destination for coaches

Sports' top-tier college football coaches have earned their collective reputation for never quite being satisfied. How can we trust them when they preach this is where they want to be? They are in general a lying profession. They are what's-next...

 
Jerry Coleman, Yankees legend and war hero, dies at 89  

Jerry Coleman, Yankees legend and war hero, dies at 89  

Jerry Coleman, truly a man for all seasons - a decorated war hero, Yankee World Series MVP and iconic, Hall-of-Fame San Diego Padres broadcaster - died Sunday at age 89, after a career of more than 70 years in baseball, the Padres announced. Coleman,...

Daily News, 19:18 in Sport
 

Numerous up-and-coming boxers ready for a breakout year

The New Year offers hopes to fighters eager to make another vital step toward titles and stardom. Although not immediately ready for the pay-per-view blockbusters or seven-figure purses, several hopefuls emerged last year and could make noticeable...

 
Ogwumike, No. 4 Stanford rout Oregon State 89-67

Ogwumike, No. 4 Stanford rout Oregon State 89-67

STANFORD, Calif. -- Chiney Ogwumike scored 17 of her 31 points in the first 8½ minutes, and fourth-ranked Stanford overwhelmed Oregon State 89-67 on Sunday. Ogwumike's scintillating start powered the Cardinal (13-1, 2-0 Pac-12) to a 29-4 lead...

 
No. 6 Kentucky falls to Florida 83-73

No. 6 Kentucky falls to Florida 83-73

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell offered no excuses after his sixth-ranked Wildcats lost to Florida 83-73 Sunday at Memorial Coliseum. "They just came in here and beat us today, simple as that," Mitchell said. The Wildcats...

 

BCS Championship Preview Capsule

No. 1 Florida State (13-0) vs. No. 2 Auburn (12-1), 8 p.m. EST (ESPN) At Pasadena, Calif. Line: Florida State by 10. Series Record: Auburn leads 13-4-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Seminoles are looking for their third national championship and first since...

 

Sherrington: Tony Romo's heir should have been drafted years ago; Johnny Manziel offers unique skill set

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington hosted a chat Friday morning to talk about all things sports. Here are some of the highlights: Q: When is Tony Romo's heir drafted and groomed? Should next draft be all defense? Sherrington: He should have been...

Dallas News, 19:25 in Sport
 

Cowlishaw: Dallas Cowboys fans need to realize that Monte Kiffin might not be the problem with the defense

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw held a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. The problem with firing Kiffin is that we would most likely lose Marinelli as well because of his loyalty to Kiffin - and in my mind, Marinelli is the coach whom we can least...

Dallas News, 19:25 in Sport
 

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