News archive from 6 June 2013, page 15

Kings resist temptation to retaliate against Blackhawks, sort of

With two of their best players -- Mike Richards and Jeff Carter -- injured in the last three games against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Kings say they must be smart about exacting revenge. "Yeah, well, I think within the rules, we've got to take...

 

'Zero Dark Thirty' report reveals Hollywood-Washington emails

WASHINGTON - When screenwriter Mark Boal went seeking Pentagon and CIA help on last year's hit movie "Zero Dark Thirty," he wooed glamour-starved official Washington with the classic Hollywood pitch: Let's do lunch. Boal promised "a...

 

Kings' Jonathan Quick, Chicago's Corey Crawford have had their moments

With so many bodies in the crease, someone bumped Jonathan Quick just hard enough to nudge him off-angle on the first shot. The Kings goalie could not control the rebound and, when a second shot came his way from closer range, skittering past his...

 
Belmont Stakes light on storylines and sentiment, which is tough luck for horse racing

Belmont Stakes light on storylines and sentiment, which is tough luck for horse racing

Not long ago, Shug McGaughey had a golden vision for the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, and he wasn’t the only one. The trainer of Orb imagined his colt winning the Triple Crown in bright sunshine, at his home track, before a celebratory, record crowd...

Daily News, 23:02 in Sport
 
Actor Stephen Fry reveals suicide attempt last year

Actor Stephen Fry reveals suicide attempt last year

(Reuters) - British actor Stephen Fry attempted suicide last year, he said during a podcast interview on Wednesday in which he talked openly about his ongoing battle with mental illness. Fry, 55, told comedian Richard Herring in the interview in front...

 

Seniors on the Go: Dealing with overbooked hotels and rental cars

If your airline has to bump you because it oversold your flight, government regulations here and in Europe protect you through specific levels of compensation. Unfortunately, hotels and rental car companies also occasionally overbook, and in these...

 

Eagles' Brandon Boykin says he can play cornerback in NFL

PHILADELPHIA -- Of the regulars in the Eagles' secondary, Brandon Boykin would seem to have the tightest grip on his position. Every spot is said to be open, but if another slot cornerback was to emerge ahead of Boykin by the start of the season, it...

 
Andrus' 2-run double lifts Texas past Red Sox 3-2

Andrus' 2-run double lifts Texas past Red Sox 3-2

BOSTON -- Elvis Andrus hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning after earlier ending a 1-for-18 slump and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Wednesday night. Jarrod Saltalamacchia doubled in a run for Boston in the eighth,...

 
At Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby winner Orb looks to avenge loss at Preakness

At Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby winner Orb looks to avenge loss at Preakness

In the derby, the pace was fast early, while in the Preakness they crawled. Saturday’s Belmont Stakes could provide an honest pace to decide the rubber match between Derby winner Orb and Preakness winner Oxbow. “I think if he runs his race, I think we...

Daily News, 23:09 in Sport
 

Sherrington: Jason Garrett much more 'funny and engaging' than he shows

Kevin Sherrington answered questions in a chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. U know who ... If Jason was coaching for anyone other than Jerruh, do you think he'd be more forthcoming with the media. Kevin Sherrington: Good question. Don't think...

Dallas News, 23:11 in Sport
 

Blackhawks' Duncan Keith is suspended for Game 4 against Kings

For the Chicago Blackhawks, losing defenseman Duncan Keith for a playoff game would be somewhat comparable to the Kings without defenseman Drew Doughty. On Wednesday, the NHL suspended Keith for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals for...

 

Rays score 3 in 9th to beat Tigers 3-0

DETROIT -- Twice, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon intentionally walked Miguel Cabrera with a runner on second, giving Prince Fielder a chance to break the game open with a big hit. The move worked both times - and it was the Rays who finally ended a...

 
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez refuses to pay Anthony Bosch, who then cuts deal to help MLB

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez refuses to pay Anthony Bosch, who then cuts deal to help MLB

The owner of the South Florida anti-aging clinic at the center of baseball’s latest doping scandal asked embattled Yankee star Alex Rodriguez for financial help after Major League Baseball filed a lawsuit that alleged he had sold performance-enhancing...

Daily News, 23:15 in Sport
 

Miami Beach commissioners postpone action on tennis courts

Miami Beach Commissioners on Wednesday sent to committee a recommendation that would keep the name of a convicted felon in the official name of the newly renovated tennis courts at Flamingo Park. Tennis advocates have questioned the need to keep Abel...

 
Accused killer of 14-year-old Queens girl shot while riding city bus gets an earful

Accused killer of 14-year-old Queens girl shot while riding city bus gets an earful

The man accused of killing a 14-year-old Queens girl while shooting up a city bus was ordered held without bail Wednesday after getting an earful from her relatives. “You’re a killer!” “You bastard!” were the shouts from the audience as Kevin...

 

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