News archive from 8 February 2012, page 6

Clippers’ Chauncey Billups lost for season with torn Achilles tendon

LOS ANGELES - Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his left Achilles tendon during Los Angeles’ 107-102 victory over the Magic in Orlando on Monday night. The team says an MRI on Tuesday confirmed...

 

Wine of the Week: Cleto Chiarli, Lambrusco di Sobrara DOC, Vecchia Modena Premium NV

Maybe the only time you’ve tried a lambrusco, it was a sticky sweet, somewhat bubbly red wine. It seems that only recently have we started seeing serious lambruscos in the market. Take this one from Cleto Chiarli. It’s lightly sparkling with red berry...

 

Bulls at Hornets

TV/radio: 7 p.m., Wednesday; CSN, WMVP-AM 1000. Series: First meeting. The Bulls won both games last season. Last regular-season meeting: The Bulls prevailed 85-77 on March 7 at home. Related Bulls game photos Bulls 108, Nets 87 Banged-up Rose a scary...

 
'Cymbeline' tells an epic fairy tale

'Cymbeline' tells an epic fairy tale

There's more than a hint of fairytale surrounding Shakespeare's "Cymbeline," a tale of adventure, treachery and love that opens Friday, Feb. 10, at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. "It's really like a Roman-era 'Snow White,'" says...

 
Orlando Ballet concludes its 'Battle of the Sexes'

Orlando Ballet concludes its 'Battle of the Sexes'

A battle might not sound like a cue for romance, but in matters of the heart the battle of the sexes has been raging for centuries. Through a mix of classic and contemporary music and dance, Orlando Ballet puts its male and female dancers to the test...

 
Extra Orlando dates for 'Billy Elliot tour' fall through

Extra Orlando dates for 'Billy Elliot tour' fall through

Sharp-eyed watchers of TicketMaster have probably noticed the string of cancelled performances in the listing for the Orlando tour stop of "Billy Elliot," which opens Tuesday. Originally, the production was scheduled to play at the Bob Carr...

 

Orlando Magic prepare to meet Miami Heat for 1st time this season

Ask Stan Van Gundy a question about an upcoming opponent, and he almost always will accentuate the positive rather than dwell on the negative. Nothing changed when Van Gundy faced a question about the Orlando Magic's opponent Wednesday night, the...

 

Facebook eyes China for growth in its IPO

Facebook, whose membership is fast approaching a billion, is pondering its next big frontier -- China. "China is a large potential market for Facebook," the company's filing said. Its population of 1.3 billion offers growth potential for...

 

2.1 million viewers live stream Super Bowl online

NEW YORK - The first live stream of the Super Bowl drew 2.1 million unique viewers, NBC said Thursday. That’s a small fraction of the record 111.3 million viewers that watched NBC’s broadcast of the big game. But it was still enough to make it the...

 

Dec. consumer borrowing rose $19.3 billion

WASHINGTON - Americans accelerated their borrowing in December for the second straight month, running up more credit card debt and taking out loans to buy cars and attend school. Consumer borrowing rose by $19.3 billion in December after a $20.4...

 
Phoenix 3, Detroit Red Wings 1: End of road for Red Wings on West Coast swing

Phoenix 3, Detroit Red Wings 1: End of road for Red Wings on West Coast swing

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Red Wings got goaltending out of Joey MacDonald and a much-needed goal from their power play. That still wasn't enough to get them past the Coyotes, who used an empty-net goal from Martin Hanzal to secure a 3-1 victory Monday at...

 

Newborn abandoned in front yard of north Phoenix home

A north Phoenix resident out on an errand arrived home Tuesday afternoon to find a newborn girl abandoned on the front yard of the house, authorities said. The homeowner reported finding the baby -- still with the umbilical cord attached -- wrapped in...

 
Bates reuniting with Cutler as Bears QB coach

Bates reuniting with Cutler as Bears QB coach

Two years after he declined an interview opportunity with the Bears to be their offensive coordinator, Jeremy Bates has been hired as quarterbacks coach. That reunites the young assistant with the quarterback who always has spoken highly of him and...

 

Arizona Wildcats basketball: Jordin Mayes' return from injury uncertain

Arizona Wildcats point guard Jordin Mayes, suffering from a stress reaction in his right foot, could optimistically return next week, coach Sean Miller said Tuesday. UA-Stanford | Box score | Twitter updates Miller basically ruled out Mayes from this...

AZCentral, 19:21 in Sport
 

3 Arizona Wildcats football players headed to NFL combine

Three former Arizona Wildcats have been officially invited to the NFL combine: Quarterback Nick Foles, wide receiver Juron Criner and cornerback Trevin Wade. Those three were on an initial list last month, but no other ex-Cat was included in the final...

AZCentral, 19:21 in Sport
 

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