News archive from 9 March 2014

Armando Salguero: Answers lead to questions for Miami Dolphins

The rest of the country is thinking about spring training or March Madness. South Florida is waiting for the NBA playoffs to start so it can get really serious about the Heat. And in the meantime … NFL free agency kicks off Tuesday! It's...


Recap: Houston vs. NY Yankees

Kissimmee, FL ( - Kelly Johnson hit a two-run homer and Mason Williams also knocked in two Saturday to lead the New York Yankees to a 9-6 win over the Houston Astros in spring training. The Yankees banged out 11 hits in support of...

Huskers' Jamal Turner opens spring practice at QB

Huskers' Jamal Turner opens spring practice at QB

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jamal Turner, who started his career at quarterback before moving to receiver, was back under center as he began his final spring at Nebraska. Turner spent most of Saturday's opening practice taking snaps along with returning starter...


Golf Capsules

DORAL, Fla. -- Patrick Reed turned his game around in four holes Saturday and wound up with a 3-under 69 in much tamer conditions at Doral, giving him a two-shot lead at the Cadillac Championship going into a final round that will prominently feature...

NASCAR's changes get 1.5-mile test in Las Vegas

NASCAR's changes get 1.5-mile test in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- NASCAR is about to start finding out whether its offseason changes will pay off on tracks like Las Vegas Motor Speedway. NASCAR worked tirelessly behind the scenes last year to improve its on-track product, particularly at 1.5-mile...

Crockett leads Texas Tech over Texas 59-53

Crockett leads Texas Tech over Texas 59-53

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Jaye Crockett scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Texas Tech to a 59-53 win over Texas in a regular-season finale on Saturday. This was the Red Raiders' (14-17, 6-12 Big 12) first win over the Longhorns (22-9, 11-7)...


Incarnate Word edges Abilene Christian 59-56

ABILENE, Texas -- Denzel Livingston scored 21 points as Incarnate Word held on to defeat Abilene Christian 59-56 on Saturday. Incarnate Word led by as many as nine before James Pegues scored 10 straight points to get Abilene Christian within four,...


Buzzer-beater lifts Temple over S. Florida 66-65

TAMPA, Fla. -- Quenton DeCosey hit a one-handed floater as time expired, lifting Temple to a 66-65 victory against South Florida on Saturday. Dalton Pepper scored 15 of his game-high 20 points and Will Cummings had all of his 14 in the second half for...


New Orleans women end season 0-29, tying record

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- New Orleans tied the Division I record for futility in a single season Saturday with an 87-56 loss to Sam Houston State. The Privateers fell to 0-29, tying the mark set by Fordham in 2008 and matched by Weber State last season. It...

Missouri State whipped by unbeaten Wichita State

Missouri State whipped by unbeaten Wichita State

ST. LOUIS -- In January, Missouri State gave unbeaten Wichita State its closest call. Nothing close about this one. The Bears were done early in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinals after getting steamrolled by the nation's lone...


Dunham leads Butler past Seton Hall 71-54

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kellen Dunham scored 29 points and made all seven of his 3-pointers Saturday, leading Butler to a 71-54 rout over Seton Hall. The Bulldogs (14-16, 4-14 Big East) have won two straight in March after going 0-7 in February. The win...


Republicans decline to endorse Rep. Loon

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Republican delegates in Eden Prairie have declined to endorse state Rep. Jenifer Loon, one of four House Republicans who voted in favor of same-sex marriage. At their convention Saturday, the Eden Prairie delegates decided not to...


Photos: Kimball, Madison pair up for DISD titles; Ponder takes fifth UIL championship

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N.Y. Mets 3, Detroit 2: Drew Smyly shaky for Tigers

N.Y. Mets 3, Detroit 2: Drew Smyly shaky for Tigers

At Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, Fla. WHAT HAPPENED: The Mets scored two runs off reliever Justin Miller in the ninth inning for the win. Drew Smyly was equally shaky and solid in his third start of the spring, falling behind hitters but pitching...


Notre Dame routs NC State 83-48 in ACC women's semifinal

GREENSBORO Jewell Loyd's 16 points led four Notre Dame players in double figures as the Irish walloped N.C. State 83-48 in the semifinals of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament on Saturday at Greensboro Coliseum. With 6-5 center Markeisha Gatling,...


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