News archive from 7 July 2014

World Cup quarters average 10M-plus viewers in US

World Cup quarters average 10M-plus viewers in US

NEW YORK -- The four World Cup quarterfinals averaged more than 10 million viewers in the United States combined on ABC, ESPN networks and Spanish-language Univision. Host Brazil's 2-1 win over Colombia in a 4 p.m. EDT kickoff Friday on ESPN was the...

 
Orioles blow lead, beat Red Sox 7-6 in 12 innings

Orioles blow lead, beat Red Sox 7-6 in 12 innings

BOSTON -- David Lough tripled to lead off the 12th inning and scored on J.J. Hardy's single as the Baltimore Orioles recovered after blowing a five-run lead to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 on Sunday. Brad Brach (4-0) earned the victory with three...

 

Charlotte's break from heat has ended, forecasters say

The Carolinas' brief respite from hot and humid summer weather has ended, meteorologists say. We'll be back in the 90s this week, with high humidity and an increasing chance of thunderstorms each day. High pressure with unusually low humidity and...

 

3-year-old Lancaster boy dies days after being locked in hot car

LANCASTER Logan Cox, the 3-year-old who was locked in a hot car in Lancaster last week, has died at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The Herald's news partner, WSOC-TV, is reporting that a CMC official confirmed that Logan died on Sunday. Logan...

 
Richards has 11Ks, Angels top Astros 6-1

Richards has 11Ks, Angels top Astros 6-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Garrett Richards won his sixth decision in seven starts and had a career-high 11 strikeouts Sunday, leading the surging Angels to a 6-1 victory over the Houston Astros and completing a four-game sweep that extended Los Angeles' home...

 
Di Maria ruled out of World Cup semifinals

Di Maria ruled out of World Cup semifinals

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria has been ruled out of the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands with a thigh injury while striker Sergio Aguero has been declared fit to play after recovering from a similar problem....

 

Alumni letter calls University of Texas president's forced resignation a 'travesty'

In an e-mail to alumni, Kay Bailey Hutchison and Charles Matthews are urging University of Texas alumni to follow a different timeline for change at the President job level. UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has told Powers, 68, to resign before...

Dallas News, 19:17 in Sport
 

Egypt leader wishes journalists weren't tried

CAIRO -- Egypt's president acknowledged for the first time that the heavy sentences handed down to three Al-Jazeera journalists had a "very negative" impact on his country's reputation, saying he wished they were never put on trial. The...

 
Modernizing Medicine adds IBM Watson to

Modernizing Medicine adds IBM Watson to

About four years ago, Daniel Cane went out for a checkup and came back with a company. The serial entrepreneur, who previously co-founded the education-tech company Blackboard, met his next co-founder in the doctor's office. After the appointment,...

 
Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note

Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note

DATEBOOK STARTUP GRIND: Startup Grind hosts and interviews South Florida serial entrepreneur Dan Cane, CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. More info:...

 

Race Rewind: Looking back at the Coke Zero 400

Stewart: Stenhouse ‘makes me nervous' Tony Stewart was leading when the race's first major accident occurred Sunday. He wasn't happy with Ricky Stenhouse Jr., whose car got loose after being bumped from behind by Jeff Gordon. “I...

 

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton gets first All-Star nod, but upset about snubs for Casey McGehee,...

ST. LOUIS -- Giancarlo Stanton is not only going to his first All-Star Game and taking part in the Home Run Derby, but was informed by Cardinals manager Mike Matheny that he'll be in the starting lineup as the National League designated hitter....

 

WNBA Capsules

LOS ANGELES -- Diana Taurasi scored a season-high 32 points, including season-best seven 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 94-89 for their seventh straight victory Sunday, tying a franchise record. Penny Taylor hit a...

 

Monday's TV/Radio listings

Event Time TV MLB NY Yankees at Cleveland 6:10 ESPN Houston at Rangers 7:05 FSSW NBA Summer League Indiana vs. Boston 2:00 NBATV Houston vs. Orlando 4:00 NBATV Oklahoma City vs. Brooklyn 6:00 NBATV Cycling Tour de France Stage 3 7 am NBCSN Arena...

Dallas News, 19:26 in Sport
 

Boris Diaw is staying in San Antonio

Boris Diaw says he's staying in San Antonio. The versatile forward tweeted Sunday evening that he is staying in San Antonio "for a few more years." Diaw did not reveal the specifics of his new contract with the Spurs, but Yahoo! Sports first...

 

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