News archive from 6 March 2014, page 18

Vikings, Phoenix advance to 1A Western Regional final

GREENSBORO After decades of trying, Alleghany's boys basketball team finally made it to the final eight teams in the state tournament. As it turned out, the Trojans' first-ever regional appearance would be a memorable one. Alleghany rallied from a...

 

Boyfriend of slain Richardson schoolteacher arrested in her killing

Richardson ISD schoolteacher Emily Lambert’s boyfriend called police in New Mexico on Sunday to report her missing. On Wednesday, authorities in Carlsbad, N.M., said he had confessed to beating her, dragging her body with his car and leaving it in a...

 
Finally above .500, Nets finishing strong 

Finally above .500, Nets finishing strong 

They might not own New York when all is said and done because that’s too much to ask for, but at least the Nets have two things over the Knicks now: They’re finally on the north side of .500 and definitely pointed in the right direction. Jason Kidd’s...

Daily News, 23:58 in Sport
 

Bears' Devin Hester appears headed elsewhere

After eight highlight-packed seasons as a Bear, Devin Hester's career appears destined to finish elsewhere. Hester, who shares the NFL record of 19 career return touchdowns with Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, will hit free agency Tuesday afternoon. And...

 

Saunders joins competition for back of Rangers rotation

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It's becoming a more crowded competition for the Texas Rangers' rotation, and that's a good thing in the mind of Tommy Hanson. Hanson isn't too concerned about the list of rotation candidates growing in camp after the Rangers signed...

 

Royals hope reliever Luke Hochevar can return from elbow injury by the end of May

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The twinge shot up Luke Hochevar's right arm on perhaps the second-to-last pitch of his checkered Royals career. He finished the inning Monday afternoon, but a subsequent MRI revealed a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his...

 

Kings add a potentially big piece in Marian Gaborik

LOS ANGELES -- It took several years and a stop in New York and a more recent move to Columbus, but Marian Gaborik finally became a Los Angeles King. Gaborik was interested in the Kings a long time ago, and Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi had...

 

Nevada over Boise State 83-81 in 2OT

BOISE, Idaho -- Deonte Burton scored eight of his 25 points in the second overtime as Nevada recorded a dramatic 83-81 double-overtime victory over Boise State on Wednesday night. Michael Perez added 17 points and Jerry Evans Jr. scored 15 for the...

 

SE Missouri St. advances, beats E. Illinois 79-61

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tyler Stone scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and sixth-seeded Southeast Missouri State beat seventh-seeded Eastern Illinois 79-61 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Wednesday night. Stone hit 11...

 
Ross, Missouri hold off Texas A&M 57-56

Ross, Missouri hold off Texas A&M 57-56

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Earnest Ross was asked to sum up his final 66 seconds with one word. "It was a great feeling just to knock down the free throws to put us up one," said Ross, before realizing he exceeded his quota. Coach Frank Haith started...

 

NHL Capsules

NEW YORK -- Tyler Bozak scored on a penalty shot and then got the winning goal 1:51 into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday night, spoiling the New York debut of Martin St. Louis. Bozak got to a...

 
Dayton knocks off No. 17 Saint Louis 72-67

Dayton knocks off No. 17 Saint Louis 72-67

ST. LOUIS -- Reserve Jalen Robinson scored all 10 of his points in the second half, including two key 3-pointers in the put-away run, helping Dayton upset No. 17 Saint Louis 72-67 on Wednesday night, the Billikens' third straight loss. The Billikens...

 
Dillard jazz band hosts fundraising concert for competition

Dillard jazz band hosts fundraising concert for competition

For the fifth consecutive year, the Dillard Center for the Arts' jazz band is a finalist in the prestigious Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. Dillard Jazz is the two-time winner of the competition billed as the...

 
NJ Devils fall to Carolina Hurricanes as own goal credited to goalie Cam Ward seals fate

NJ Devils fall to Carolina Hurricanes as own goal credited to goalie Cam Ward seals fate

HURRICANES 4, NJ DEVILS 2 RALEIGH, N.C. - Cam Ward made 23 saves and was credited with a bizarre empty-net goal, leading the Carolina Hurricanes past the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Monday night. Brandon Sutter had a short-handed goal, Tuomo Ruutu and...

Daily News, 00:04 in Sport
 
Sources: Omar Minaya's job as Mets GM not safe despite contract

Sources: Omar Minaya's job as Mets GM not safe despite contract

WASHINGTON - Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel received votes of confidence from chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon two weeks ago, the GM said Monday night, after joining the Mets in Washington to watch a 6-2 victory against the Nationals. Still, sources...

Daily News, 00:05 in Sport
 

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