News archive from 6 March 2014, page 7

Sasser: Bitter cold contributes to reduction in wild quail population

Bitter cold weather takes its toll on wildlife, as verified by data collected in the latest Quail-Tech newsletter. It summarizes various quail projects conducted on more than 27 ranches across West Texas’ Rolling Plains region. Quail-Tech, a Texas...

Dallas News, 21:15 in Sport
 
Receiver help on NY Giants’ list

Receiver help on NY Giants’ list

There is Victor Cruz and then there is only uncertainty. Such is the sorry state of the Giants’ receiving corps this offseason. As free agency approaches, Eli Manning has exactly one reliable receiver in Cruz, who set the team record for receiving...

Daily News, 21:19 in Sport
 
Wake Forest stuns Duke for 82-72 win

Wake Forest stuns Duke for 82-72 win

WINSTON-SALEM After seven days off from games, it appears Duke's shots took an eighth. The No. 4 Blue Devils came out flat as can be, and Wake Forest took advantage, pulling a stunning 82-72 upset. That was the Demon Deacons' first win over Duke in...

 

Eagles aren't trying to trade DeSean Jackson

The Eagles are not actively shopping DeSean Jackson, nor do they have any intention of parting with their Pro Bowl wide receiver this offseason. Media reports surfaced Wednesday that the Eagles could be open to trading Jackson or that he is one more...

 

White Sox' Sale unhappy with performance

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chris Sale wasn't pleased with his start Wednesday, but the White Sox left-hander said he won't fret much given the 8-0 loss to the Padres was just his second outing of the spring. Sale allowed six runs on six hits, walked one and...

 
Florida Panthers' Roberto Luongo knows he's not dreaming

Florida Panthers' Roberto Luongo knows he's not dreaming

When Roberto Luongo hit his pillow for his pregame nap Tuesday, he had no idea what was waiting once he awoke. After a few years of trying to come back to the Florida Panthers, it became true. Vancouver general manager Mike Gillis called Luongo in the...

 
Wake Forest women top Pitt 72-58 in ACC tourney

Wake Forest women top Pitt 72-58 in ACC tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Dearica Hamby finished with 25 points, 16 rebounds, eight assists and two steals as No. 11 seed Wake Forest women beat 14th-seeded Pittsburgh 72-58 in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday night. Chelsea Douglas added...

 

Georgia routs Mississippi State 66-45 in SEC hoops

ATHENS, Ga. -- Kenny Gaines scored 14 points and Georgia moved closer to locking up a spot in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament, routing Mississippi State 66-45 on Wednesday night. Georgia (17-12, 11-6 SEC) remained third in...

 

Stanford's Marquess earns 1,500th baseball win

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Stanford's Mark Marquess became the sixth baseball coach in NCAA history to reach 1,500 wins, earning the milestone Tuesday night with an 11-1 victory over California. Marquess, in his 38th season coaching the Cardinal, joined...

 
Napier leads UConn to 69-63 win over Rutgers

Napier leads UConn to 69-63 win over Rutgers

STORRS, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier scored 26 points in his final home game, leading 19th-ranked UConn to a 69-63 win over Rutgers on Wednesday night. The senior guard made a career-high seven 3-pointers and hit eight of his 13 shots from the floor. Niels...

 

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, the 21st meeting day of the regular session: HOUSE: —Passed a bill to name the queen honey bee as the official state agriculture insect of Alabama. Goes to...

 

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, the 21st meeting day of the regular session: HOUSE: —Passed a bill to name the queen honey bee as the official state agriculture insect of Alabama. Goes to...

 

Michigan charges energy companies with bid-rigging

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday that he has filed criminal charges against Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Encana Corp., accusing them of colluding to avoid bidding against each other for Michigan oil and gas...

 

March critical to eliminate Syria chemical weapons

UNITED NATIONS The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons says the government has accelerated its efforts after several missed deadlines and that March will be critical if the country is to completely eliminate its...

 

Bobcats squash Indiana Pacers, on Al Jefferson's 34 points and eight rebounds

With two minutes left Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson left the court to a standing ovation. He earned it and then some. Jefferson scored 34 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead his team past the Indiana Pacers 109-87 at Time Warner Cable...

 

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