News archive from 7 May 2014

FBI finds synagogue directions in suspect's home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Computer printouts listing kosher places to eat, directions to synagogues and details of a Kansas City-area talent contest are among the evidence federal agents seized from the home of a Missouri man accused of fatally shooting...

 

Stocks drop on mixed earnings; Twitter plunges

NEW YORK U.S. stocks fell broadly on Tuesday as investors found little to cheer in corporate earnings reports. A plunge in Twitter led Internet companies sharply lower. Twitter dropped 18 percent after company insiders were allowed to sell stock for...

 
TPC Sawgrass tries to get 3 closed greens right

TPC Sawgrass tries to get 3 closed greens right

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Three greens at The Players Championship remained off limits Tuesday to the strongest field in golf, a combination of bad weather in the winter and the misapplication of a lawn product. PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said...

 

Orioles recall LHP McFarland from Triple-A

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Baltimore Orioles have recalled left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned right-hander Brad Brach to the International League club. McFarland gives the Orioles a long man out of the bullpen. The moves...

 
Ravens ponder trading from No. 17 for more picks

Ravens ponder trading from No. 17 for more picks

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- After missing the playoffs for the first time in six years, the Baltimore Ravens finally have a draft pick in the first round worth coveting. The Ravens have the 17th overall selection, their best position since they nabbed...

 
Injured Jones could be World Cup doubt

Injured Jones could be World Cup doubt

MANCHESTER, England -- England national defender Phil Jones was hospitalized with a left shoulder injury sustained in Manchester United's 3-1 win over Hull in the Premier League. The 22-year-old Jones was injured in an aerial collision with Hull...

 

RHP Cobb could rejoin Rays rotation this month

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Injured Tampa Bay pitcher Alex Cobb could rejoin the depleted Rays rotation late this month. Cobb went on the 15-day disabled list April 13 with a strained oblique in his left side. He threw off a bullpen mound before Tuesday...

 

Rick Carlisle: Whether Mavericks would've had more success vs. Thunder than vs. Spurs is debatable

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle joined "The Afternoon Show with Cowlishaw and Mosely" on KESN-FM 103.3 on Monday. Here are some highlights from the interview. On playing the Spurs and not Oklahoma City: “You could debate whether it was a...

Dallas News, 19:04 in Sport
 

Plenty of ups, downs and options for Carolina Panthers in upcoming NFL draft

As Thursday's NFL draft nears and teams' draft boards take shape, three prospects appear to have the Carolina Panthers' close attention at No. 28. Florida State receiver Kelvin Benjamin, Southern California receiver Marqise Lee and Louisville free...

 

IN-Uncontested

By The Associated Press Here is a list of uncontested races in Indiana.

 

Vice chair of Jamaica doping panel sent on leave

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- An attorney who is a top official with Jamaica's anti-doping disciplinary panel has been sent on a leave of absence following his arrest last month. Lennox Gayle was arrested after a raid at a massage parlor in the tourist town of...

 

Puerto Rico unveils economic recovery plan details

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico's government on Tuesday unveiled details of an economic recovery plan to pull the U.S. territory out of a nearly eight-year recession as it fights to trim $73 billion in public debt. The plan calls for improving...

 

Sefko: How Mavericks guard Monta Ellis could be come 'virtually unguardable'

Mavericks beat writer Eddie Sefko answered questions in a chat Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Question: Do you think that Monta Ellis can get better than what he has been this season and playoff.If yes,how? Eddie Sefko: Well, as mentioned on the...

Dallas News, 19:20 in Sport
 

APNewsBreak: Hawaiians spur STD app to change name

HONOLULU -- The founder of an app called "Hula" that provides information about sexually transmitted diseases says he plans to change its name after complaints that it's culturally insensitive to Hawaiians. Ramin Bastani told The Associated...

 

Visclosky facing familiar foe in re-election bid

CROWN POINT, Ind. -- Northwestern Indiana voters will have a familiar-looking race for Congress in the November election. Democratic Rep. Pete Visclosky and Republican Mark Leyva of Highland were both unopposed for their party nominations in Tuesday's...

 

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