News archive from 6 March 2014, page 6

Black drum not a ‘glamour fish' but can put up a good fight

Black drum not a ‘glamour fish' but can put up a good fight

Edgewater -- When saltwater anglers discuss their favorite species, “black drum” is not usually at the top of the list. While this bottom-dweller grows very large (over 100 pounds) and fights with the might of the Wabash...

 
Michigan charges energy companies with bid-rigging

Michigan charges energy companies with bid-rigging

LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he's filed criminal charges Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Encana Corp. for colluding to avoid bidding against each other for Michigan oil and gas leases. Schuette said Wednesday that the antitrust...

 

Justin Masterson confirms that he's willing to stay with Indians on three- or four-year deal

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Justin Masterson has made his pitch. Now, it's up to the Indians. Masterson confirmed to several news outlets Wednesday what CBSports.com's Jon Heyman first reported Sunday- that he and agent Randy Rowley have a proposal on the table...

 

Potholes? Parking? Mexico, LA mayors compare apps

MEXICO CITY What do the mayors of gigantic cities do when they get together? According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, "Compare apps." Garcetti says that he and his Mexico City counterpart, Miguel Angel Mancera, spent their first few...

 

Bears agree to deal with Ratliff

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a two-year contract with veteran defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. The Bears announced the move Wednesday night. They also terminated punter Adam Podlesh's contract. A four-time Pro Bowl pick,...

 

3 sentenced to time served for pipeline protest

MASON, MICH. - Three women have been sentenced to time served in the Ingham County jail and 13 months' probation for trespassing and obstructing police at the site of an Enbridge Inc. oil pipeline project. The three were among about 40 people who...

 

Cardozo HS boys basketball team advances to PSAL 'AA' city title game after beating Brooklyn Collegiate,...

The emotional pain Ron Naclerio endured the last couple of years was getting to him. From losing tough playoff games in 2010 and 2011 to Boys & Girls and Lincoln, having former star Jermaine Lawrence leave the school, and not being able to coach...

Daily News, 21:00 in Sport
 
Detroit Tigers 3, Houston 0: Tigers' Max Scherzer stays sharp in win over Astros

Detroit Tigers 3, Houston 0: Tigers' Max Scherzer stays sharp in win over Astros

At Osceola County Stadium, Kissimmee, Fla. WHAT HAPPENED: Max Scherzer pitched three innings, allowed one hit and fanned three. In two spring starts, he has pitched five innings, allowed one run (a home run) and walked none. Left-hander Jose Alvarez...

 

Potholes? Parking? Mexico, LA mayors compare apps

MEXICO CITY -- What do the mayors of gigantic cities do when they get together? According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, "Compare apps." Garcetti says that he and his Mexico City counterpart, Miguel Angel Mancera, spent their first few...

 

Cowboys free-agent series: Better efficiency at running back didn't count for much

Part 5 of an eight-part series examining the Cowboys’ free-agent needs position by position. The NFL free-agency period begins Tuesday: The Cowboys were a much more efficient team on the ground than they were the previous season. But that’s faint...

Dallas News, 21:03 in Sport
 
Jenrry Mejia still aiming to be Mets starter 

Jenrry Mejia still aiming to be Mets starter 

VIERA, Fla. — The Mets have not had serious discussions about who will win the fifth spot in the rotation; it is simply too early in spring training for that, team officials say. Beyond that , it’s clear Jenrry Mejia stands a strong chance of earning...

Daily News, 21:06 in Sport
 

Bob Ford: Remembering Jim Fregosi

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Behind the backstop, the baseball lifers gathered; the scouts and crosscheckers from nearly two dozen major-league organizations, more than normal for an average midweek exhibition game between the Phillies and the Braves. On the...

 

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado

Mesa, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Rosell Herrera hit a two-run single during a four-run run seventh inning that lifted the Colorado Rockies past the Chicago Cubs 7-5 in Cactus League play. Carlos Gonzalez doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the...

 

Heika: Here's what numbers could be next to join Mike Modano's No. 9 in the rafters

Stars beat reporter Mike Heika held a live chat on Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Your top 3 Modano moments? I loved the farewell at AAC in his last game there. His tip-in goal to beat New Jersey in the finals. And he had a game back in Toronto...

Dallas News, 21:15 in Sport
 

Heika: The Stars' biggest competitors for those final wildcard spots are...

Stars beat reporter Mike Heika held a live chat on Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Of all the bubble teams with whom we must contend is the Peg the most formidable threat to bump us out of the wildcard spot? I love what Winnipeg is doing, but if...

Dallas News, 21:15 in Sport
 

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