News archive from 8 August 2013

BC-BBA--Leaders, BBA

BC-BBA-Leaders BATTING-MiCabrera, Detroit, .361; Trout, Los Angeles, .331; DOrtiz, Boston, .326; Mauer, Minnesota, .317; ABeltre, Texas, .316; TorHunter, Detroit, .313; Loney, Tampa Bay, .310. RUNS-CDavis, Baltimore, 80; MiCabrera, Detroit, 79;...

 

Phil Mickelson playing his best golf in months

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Unless Phil Mickelson wins like another 10 majors in the next decade, he's going to go down as the second-best golfer of the Tiger Woods era. And at 43, that's probably not going to happen. Not that there's anything wrong with that....

 

Glance at the PGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- A glance at Thursday's opening round of the PGA Championship at 7,163-yard, par-70 Oak Hill Country Club (East Course): Defending champion: Rory McIlroy, who won by a record eight strokes at Kiawah Island. Tiger watch: Tiger Woods...

 

European Champions League Glance

Lusitanos (Andorra) 2, EB/Streymur (Faeroe Islands) 2 Shirak (Armenia) 3, Tre Penne Galazzano (San Marino) 0 EB/Streymur (Faeroe Islands) 5, Lusitanos (Andorra) 1, EB/Streymur advanced 7-3 on aggregate Tre Penne (San Marino) 1, Shirak (Armenia) 0,...

 

Orioles-Padres Runs

Orioles second. C.Davis struck out. Wieters struck out. Hardy homered to left on a 0-2 count. Pearce struck out. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Orioles 1, Padres 0. Orioles fourth. Machado safe at first on Gyorko's error. A.Jones singled to...

 

Gould to lead US mountain bike worlds team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Olympic bronze medalist Georgia Gould and fellow Olympian Todd Wells will lead the U.S. team at the mountain bike world championships in South Africa this month. Gould will be joined on the women's cross-country team by...

 
Tigers release Valverde from Triple-A contract

Tigers release Valverde from Triple-A contract

CLEVELAND -- The Detroit Tigers have cut ties with closer Jose Valverde, maybe this time for good. The club released the colorful Valverde from his contract with Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday, ending a stay that included several highs and lows....

 

UNICEF: Half of Dominican children live in poverty

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- UNICEF has some grim findings about childhood poverty in the Dominican Republic. The U.N. agency says half of Dominicans younger than 18 live in poverty, struggling to get enough food, access to safe drinking water...

 
End of summer, between camp and school, is a challenge for South Florida parents

End of summer, between camp and school, is a challenge for South Florida parents

Mid-August in South Florida: the hot, rainy, muggy, weeklong cusp between the end of most kids' summer camps and the start of the new school year. How do families cope with this temporary netherworld between long periods of rigid scheduling? Turns out...

 
Carolina Panthers' fans to face tighter security rules

Carolina Panthers' fans to face tighter security rules

Jeff Kelly is back in the Carolina Panthers' memorabilia market due to new NFL security policies. Starting with Friday's pre-season game against Chicago, the Panthers will prohibit most bags and many seat cushions from Bank of America Stadium. The new...

 

In CLT airport fight, bonds still up in the air

In a new report this week, the credit rating agency Moody's said a change in control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport likely won't affect its credit rating or ability to make debt payments. The fate of $860 million worth of bonds backed by...

 

Peyton and Eli Manning's father Archie joins the fun in rap video

You have probably seen the video by now, Peyton and Eli Manning wearing ridiculous wigs and absurd outfits in a very funny commercial for DirecTV. It's called "Football on Your Phone," and it's a "Saturday Night Live"-style spoof...

 
PBS film 'Latino Americans' aims for wide audience

PBS film 'Latino Americans' aims for wide audience

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The producer of an ambitious documentary on the 500-year history of Latinos in America says the film is aimed at a broad audience. "Latino Americans" producer Adriana Bosch says an effort was made to keep the project...

 

UNICEF: Half of Dominican children live in poverty

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic UNICEF has some grim findings about childhood poverty in the Dominican Republic. The U.N. agency says half of Dominicans younger than 18 live in poverty, struggling to get enough food, access to safe drinking water...

 

St. Charles mayor recommends director of public works as new city administrator

St. Charles Mayor Raymond Rogina announced Wednesday afternoon he will recommend Mark Koenen, the director of public works, to be the next city administrator. The City Council is scheduled to vote on Koenen's nomination at its Aug. 19 meeting. If...

 

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