News archive from 8 February 2012, page 15

New Chicago city sticker is under review for possible gang signs

New Chicago city sticker is under review for possible gang signs

City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Tuesday she's investigating whether gang signs are part of the winning design for Chicago's next city sticker, just days before the decals are scheduled to be printed. The sticker, meant to honor city firefighters,...

 

Alex Edler scores in 6th round of shootout as Canucks hold on, Predators 4-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Alex Edler scored in the sixth round of a shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games. The Canucks improved to 2-1 in the season series against the team...

 

Nash hits layup in final seconds, Redd returns to Milwaukee as Suns beat Bucks 107-105

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Steve Nash hit a driving layup with 5 seconds left, giving the Phoenix Suns a 107-105 victory over Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. Nash, who also celebrated his 38th birthday Tuesday, had 18 points and 11 assists.

 

Boys basketball | Hillcrest rolls by De La Salle behind Troutman, Loving

Don Houston was understandably absent from the halftime celebration of De La Salle's 1987 Catholic League championship. The Hillcrest coach and former Meteors player is enjoying every second he spends with his current team. Maps Hillcrest High School,...

 
Geneva official charged: Street superintendent in west suburban Geneva is fired after being charged with theft

Geneva official charged: Street superintendent in west suburban Geneva is fired after being charged with theft

The street superintendent of west suburban Geneva was fired over the weekend after being charged with purchasing $24,000 worth of personal items with a city credit card, authorities said. Stephen LeMaire, 55, of the 400 block of Banbury Avenue in...

 

New Rangers support staffer Shayne Kelley accompanies Josh Hamilton on visit to MLB doctors

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton visited doctors for Major League Baseball and the players' association this week in New York following his admitted relapse with alcohol. General manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday night that...

Dallas News, 23:05 in Sport
 

Boys basketball | Mundelein slows Yarbrough, Zion-Benton

A week after Zion-Benton sophomore Milik Yarbrough torched Mundelein's man-to-man defense for 33 points in a Zee-Bees upset, Mundelein coach Dick Knar switched a few things up Tuesday night. Extra defenders were sent Yarbrough's way all night, in man...

 
Pistons' Brandon Knight getting acquainted with new mask

Pistons' Brandon Knight getting acquainted with new mask

When wearing a mask while playing basketball, there is one very important thing to remember: No matter how uncomfortable or sweaty the mask becomes, don’t take it off. Detroit Pistons rookie point guard Brandon Knight said that was the No. 1 point of...

 

NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers agree to $19 million, 2-year contract

LOS ANGELES (AP) - NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers avoided a salary arbitration hearing next week, agreeing to a $19 million, two-year contract. Tuesday's deal for the 23-year-old left-hander calls for a $500,000...

 

Coyotes-Stars Sums

First Period_1, Phoenix, Yandle 7 (Chipchura, Brule), 4:43. Penalties_None. Second Period_2, Dallas, Ryder 19 (Larsen), 2:34. 3, Phoenix, Vrbata 25 (Klesla, Whitney), 14:30. Penalties_Boedker, Pho, double minor (high-sticking), 7:02; Fiddler, Dal...

 
Radim Vrbata's 25th goal, Mike Smith's 28 saves send Coyotes to 4-1 victory over Stars

Radim Vrbata's 25th goal, Mike Smith's 28 saves send Coyotes to 4-1 victory over Stars

DALLAS (AP) - Radim Vrbata scored his 25th goal, former Dallas backup Mike Smith made 28 saves and the Phoenix Coyotes improved their playoff positioning with a 4-1 victory over the Stars on Tuesday night. Vrbata gave Phoenix a 2-1 lead at 14:30 of...

 

Stars shut down by former teammate Mike Smith in 4-1 loss to Phoenix

DALLAS (AP) — Radim Vrbata scored his 25th goal, former Dallas backup Mike Smith made 28 saves and the Phoenix Coyotes improved their playoff positioning with a 4-1 victory over the Stars on Tuesday night. Vrbata gave Phoenix a 2-1 lead at 14:30 of...

Dallas News, 23:13 in Sport
 

Rick Santorum picks up Missouri, Minnesota wins

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Rick Santorum says his victories in Minnesota’s caucuses and Missouri’s non-binding primary are triumphs for conservatism and the tea party movement. Speaking at a campaign rally in Missouri as results came in Tuesday, Santorum said...

 

Naperville gives liquor law changes second look in wake of downtown stabbings

After two stabbings at downtown bars - one of them a fatal attack on a popular teacher - Naperville City Council members discussed Tuesday whether they should reconsider recent changes to the liquor laws that make it easier for bars to focus on...

 

Wednesday's TV/Radio

Event  Time  TV  NBA  New York at Washington  6:00  NBATV  Mavericks at Denver  8:00  FSSW  Houston at Portland  9:00  NBATV  Men’s college basketball  Penn St. at Michigan St.  5:30  Big Ten  Rhode Island at Xavier  6:00  CBSSN  Georgetown at...

Dallas News, 23:21 in Sport
 

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