News archive from 8 July 2013

Angels slugger Mark Trumbo appears to be a no-go for home run derby

As of Sunday afternoon, Mark Trumbo had not received an invitation to the July 15 home run derby at New York's Citi Field. If the first baseman does, he will most likely decline. "I haven't heard anything," said Trumbo, who finished third in...

 

Rangers 5, Astros 4: Nelson Cruz's hot streak continues with winning hit

Click here for the box score ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) —  A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run homer, Nelson Cruz had a tiebreaking single in the fifth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Sunday. Five Texas relievers, including...

Dallas News, 19:02 in Sport
 
Secretary of State's wife hospitalized in Mass.

Secretary of State's wife hospitalized in Mass.

BOSTON -- Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, is in critical but stable condition in a hospital in Nantucket, Mass. Heinz Kerry, 74, was admitted into the emergency room at Nantucket Cottage Hospital after 3:30 p.m....

 

Celebration for royal baby in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gainesville may be far from England, but some people in the central Florida city are already celebrating the imminent birth of an heir to the British throne. The Haile Village Bistro held a baby shower Saturday in honor of the...

 

Dallas Cowboys lineman Josh Brent released from jail on court order

Originally posted to crimeblog Troubled Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is back out of jail less than two weeks after he returned to the county’s custody because of a failed drug test. Brent was officially released from Dallas County jail...

Dallas News, 19:10 in Sport
 

Dodgers score three runs in the ninth inning to beat Giants, 4-1

A.J. Ellis drove in three runs with a two-out double in the ninth inning to help the Dodgers to a 4-1 victory Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series with the Giants. Ellis, who drove a 0-1 slider from Giants closer Sergio Romo into the...

 
Firing range among the art galleries in Miami's Wynwood district

Firing range among the art galleries in Miami's Wynwood district

When visitors show up for Wynwood's monthly “ArtWalk,” they'll find a newcomer among the chic street scene. Lock&Load Miami, a slate gray and bright orange big box shooting range – where, for $575, a customer can...

 

Mobileye says investors value it at $1.5 billion

(Reuters) - Mobileye N.V., whose collision-avoidance technology has been adopted in cars made by the likes of BMW AG and General Motors Co , said on Sunday it had raised money from five investors that valued its equity at $1.5 billion, highlighting...

 

Recap: Columbus vs. Portland

Bernardo Anor found the back of the net five minutes into the match and the Columbus Crew held on for a 1-0 win over a 10- man Portland Timbers side on Sunday at Crew Stadium. The Crew entered the match on a bit of a slide having won just once in...

 

Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9

Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday. 1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...

 

She raced death to the altar

The bride, Heidi Nordaby, wore a billowy off-white wedding dress. The groom, Jason Greene, wore a black baseball cap and matching tuxedo. They exchanged their vows in the backyard of her parents' home in Orlando, decorated with pears in the theme of...

 

Angels closer Ernesto Frieri a key to Saturday night win over Red Sox

Somewhat lost in a dramatic 9-7 come-from-behind victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night, a game in which the Angels scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the score and won it on Josh Hamilton's two-run home run in the...

 

Walking our roads could kill you

Central Florida's roads run red with pedestrian blood. Nowhere in America are pedestrians at greater risk of being struck and seriously injured or killed. Nowhere are drivers more likely to suffer the life-changing split second of taking someone's...

 

First test-tube baby born after new, cheaper genome screening

LONDON (Reuters) - The first test-tube baby to come from an embryo screened for genetic defects using a new, low-cost technique that could improve in-vitro fertilization success rates was born last month and is a healthy boy. The birth in June was...

 

Sox look to showcase trade chips vs. Cubs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Plenty of scouts are expected to attend Monday night's makeup game at U.S. Cellular Field, and the White Sox hope the focus won't be exclusively on Cubs pitcher Matt Garza. In addition to showcasing some of their most attractive...

 

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