News archive from 7 February 2013

Tigers prospect Cesar Carrillo reportedly linked to PEDs

One Detroit Tigers prospect has been linked to Anthony Bosch and his Miami-area Biogenesis clinic, which reportedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to several baseball stars. Right-handed pitcher Cesar Carrillo, who the Tigers signed last summer,...

 

Senate panel postpones vote on Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Armed Services Committee has postponed a vote on former Sen. Chuck Hagel's nomination to be defense secretary amid Republican calls for more information from President Barack Obama's nominee. Committee Chairman Carl Levin said...

 

Music showrooms instrumental to Grammy nominees

Downtown L.A.'s Staples Center may be home to the Grammys, but it's a relatively nondescript industrial complex in Burbank that's attracting some of the awards show's most notable nominees this week. Fender Musical Instruments' new artist showroom has...

 
Johnathon Banks-Seth Mitchell heavyweight fight postponed because of injury

Johnathon Banks-Seth Mitchell heavyweight fight postponed because of injury

A scheduled fight between two of boxing's top heavyweight contenders, Detroit's Johnathon Banks and former Michigan State football player Seth Mitchell, has been postponded because of a thumb injury Banks suffered in training this week.The Feb. 16...

 

Shareholder suit challenges Dell buyout plan

DOVER, Del. -- A lawsuit challenging plans to take troubled personal computer maker Dell Inc. private is being filed in Delaware. The lawsuit filed Wednesday claims that company founder Michael Dell and a group led by investment firm Silver Lake are...

 

News Summary: Stocks end the day little changed

FLAT-LINING: Stocks traded marginally lower for most of the day, then edged higher in the final hour of trading and ended the day little changed. The latest earnings reports gave investors little impetus to extend a rally that has boosted the S&P...

 
Westwood reminded of where it all started

Westwood reminded of where it all started

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Lee Westwood still doesn't know why his father took him to the golf course. He played just about every other sport in England when he was 12, such as football, cricket and rugby. He used to go fishing with his father, but the...

 
Crist: I didn't know Greer was pocketing extra money from party fund-raising

Crist: I didn't know Greer was pocketing extra money from party fund-raising

When former Gov. Charlie Crist was grilled under oath by the attorney who is fighting to keep the former chairman of the Florida GOP out of prison, there were no major revelations, but there were hints at the mudslinging that may start next week when...

 
Chris Christie responds to former White House doctor’s weight warning: ‘She should shut up’ 

Chris Christie responds to former White House doctor’s weight warning: ‘She should shut up’ 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had a couple of choice words on Wednesday for a doctor who offered unsolicited medical advice about his weight: “Shut up.” Former White House physician Connie Mariano told CNN that she’s worried Christie may die in...

 

Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast to stream live from Nokia Theatre

Planning on tuning into the Grammys on Sunday to see what on earth a collaboration featuring Rihanna, Bruno Mars and Sting will look like? Or perhaps how Justin Timberlake's return to the stage will shape up? Or maybe even who will walk away with...

 

On gun control, Reid feels tug of both state and statesmanship

LAS VEGAS -- At Wild West Guns, where stuffed caribou and Dall sheep adorn the walls, customers know Harry Reid as someone who understands guns. They can tell you he received a B rating from the National Rifle Association. That he helped secure land...

 
Rain, sleet or snow can't stop mail — but cutbacks can as Saturday delivery to end

Rain, sleet or snow can't stop mail — but cutbacks can as Saturday delivery to end

If you delight each Saturday in grabbing your magazine or movie from the mailbox, or just in seeing whatever the mail person brings — enjoy it while it lasts. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop...

 

Alzheimer's and Parkinson's not contagious: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite concerns that faulty brain proteins could be transferred from person to person by treatments involving human fluids and tissues, a new study finds no signs of increased risk for two major degenerative brain diseases...

 
Bereft mother-turned-sniper, dubbed ‘Guevara,’ becomes fearsome force against government troops on the rooftops of Aleppo, Syria

Bereft mother-turned-sniper, dubbed ‘Guevara,’ becomes fearsome force against government troops on the...

The day the bomb struck her home, killing her two young children, the English teacher vowed to have her revenge. Now nicknamed “Guevara” after Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara, the 36-year-old woman has become a shadowy fixture on the rooftops of...

 

Video: Coyotes' Torres on facing Hawks' Hossa

Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres talks about facing the Chicago Blackhawks for the first time since his hit last spring on Marian Hossa.

 

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