News archive from 9 June 2013

Offense fumbles again as Rangers drop 18-inning marathon with Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Rajai Davis hit a winning single in the 18th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Saturday in a game that matched the longest in club history for both teams. Texas equaled a season high with its third straight...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Sport
 
Superheroes – and mortals – descend on Charlotte Convention Center for HeroesCon

Superheroes – and mortals – descend on Charlotte Convention Center for HeroesCon

Catwoman chatted with Colossus as they waited in line to talk to an artist. But she was quick to strike a pose. “I'm classic Catwoman,” she corrected. She, Colossus, and thousands of others descended on the Charlotte Convention...

 

Allmendinger replacing Labonte in select races

JTG Daugherty Racing revealed on Saturday that A.J. Allmendinger will drive the No. 47 Toyota in place of Bobby Labonte in at least five Sprint Cup Series races this season. Allmendinger's first race with the team will be next weekend at Michigan...

 

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NEW YORK -- Palace Malice wins the Belmont Stakes.

 
Belmont Stakes: 13-1 Palace Malice holds off favorites Orb and Oxbow to win final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown  

Belmont Stakes: 13-1 Palace Malice holds off favorites Orb and Oxbow to win final leg of horse racing’s...

Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb. The win gave Todd Pletcher his second Belmont winner in six years, and vindicated the trainer’s...

Daily News, 19:04 in Sport
 

Momentum Dance program visits favorite stories

Momentum Live, a contemporary-dance company, will close its third season with a program centered on the idea of "Lost and Found." The first act explores personal and global issues that result from the impact of love lost and gained. Some of...

 

Redefining 'Under the Influence'

By DAN FROSCH / The New York Times DENVER -- With the recreational use of marijuana now legal in Colorado, officers who patrol the state's roads face a new set of challenges. Though smoking or possessing small amounts of cannabis is no longer breaking...

 

UCLA's Adam Plutko drafted by Cleveland Indians in 11th round

UCLA pitcher Adam Plutko finally got the call. The Cleveland Indians selected him in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball draft on Saturday. Plutko's situation perplexed UCLA Coach John Savage on Friday. The junior right-hander was a...

 
Palace Malice scores upset in Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice scores upset in Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb. The win gave Todd Pletcher his second Belmont winner in six years, and vindicated the...

 
Palace Malice scores upset in Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice scores upset in Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK -- Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb. The win gave Todd Pletcher his second Belmont winner in six years, and vindicated the...

 

Pressel takes 2-shot lead at LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Overcoming rain and a muddy course, Morgan Pressel shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday to take the lead after two rounds of the LPGA Championship. At 6-under 138, Pressel had a two-shot lead over top-ranked Inbee Park and Chella Choi....

 

Palace Malice wins Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Palace Malice won the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, the final race of the Triple Crown series for three-year-old thoroughbreds. Palace Malice, a 15-1 shot who finished 12th in the Kentucky Derby, won going away...

 

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Philippines

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines. The U.S.G.S. reported that the quake hit at 4:33 a.m. local time Sunday (2033 GMT) at a depth of 8.5 kilometers (5.3 miles). Its epicenter...

 

Palace Malice holds of Oxbow, Orb to win Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb. The win gave Todd Pletcher his second Belmont winner in six years, and...

Dallas News, 19:12 in Sport
 
On day son is drafted by Yankees, Andy Pettitte notches 250th career win to lead Bombers over Mariners 

On day son is drafted by Yankees, Andy Pettitte notches 250th career win to lead Bombers over Mariners 

YANKEES 3, MARINERS 1 SEATTLE – For a milestone win by Andy Pettitte, there was no more fitting end than for Mariano Rivera to throw the final pitch. Pettitte won the 250th game of his career Saturday, allowing one run over 7.1 innings to beat the...

Daily News, 19:14 in Sport
 

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