News archive from 9 November 2014

Duke romps over Division II champ Central Missouri

Duke romps over Division II champ Central Missouri

DURHAM Justise Winslow and his freshmen teammates continue to lead Duke in a big way this preseason. The 6-foot-6 forward had 17 points and six rebounds while classmate Jahlil Okafor added 15 and nine, pacing Duke to an 87-47 romp over defending...


5.1-magnitude quake hits western Greece

ATHENS, Greece A strong 5.1-magnitude tremor has hit just west of the Greek island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea. The quake, which hit at 1:15 a.m. local time (2315 GMT), had its epicenter 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) underwater, the Athens Geodynamic...


Full coverage: Texas upsets No. 23 WVU, moves one win away from bowl eligibility

Texas 33, West Virginia 16BOX SCORE: Texas 33, No. 23 West Virginia 16 On Twitter: @SportsDayDFW

Dallas News, 19:09 in Sport
Air Force chaplain named Fairbanks bishop

Air Force chaplain named Fairbanks bishop

The Diocese of Fairbanks has a new bishop -- a priest who may be uniquely qualified to serve the members of the military in the Roman Catholic diocese that spans more than 400,000 square miles, from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in the west to the...


High school football playoff schedule for Friday, Nov. 14

NORTH CAROLINA Class 4AA West No. 16 McDowell County (2-9) at No. 1 East Forsyth (10-1); No. 9 Providence (8-3) at No. 8 Northwest Guilford (8-3); No. 12 South Mecklenburg (8-3) at No. 5 Butler (9-2); No. 13 Myers Park (5-6) at No. 4 Mallard Creek...


Train slams into lettuce truck in Bessemer City

No injuries were reported Saturday afternoon in a train-truck collision that left a trail of lettuce along the Norfolk Southern tracks in Bessemer City, authorities said. The incident was reported about 3:15 p.m. at a rail crossing on South 8th...


No injuries in southwest Charlotte fire

Charlotte fire officials reported no injuries in a blaze at a house Saturday afternoon in southwest Charlotte. The fire was reported about 3:30 p.m. at a residence in the 1000 block of Rollingwood Drive. That is about a block south of Clanton Road....


Morocco insists on delaying African Cup over Ebola

RABAT, Morocco Morocco is sticking to its demand to postpone the African Cup of Nations football tournament due to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, despite pressure from the Confederation of African Football. A statement from the Ministry of...


Full coverage: Texas A&M stuns Auburn, shakes up College Football Playoff

Texas A&M 41, Auburn 38BOX SCORE: Texas A&M 41, Auburn 38 On Twitter: @SportsDayDFW

Dallas News, 19:30 in Sport

Nichols: New quarterback carries SMU, but same old mistakes doom Mustangs in loss to Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — SMU found its quarterback for the immediate future but lost to Tulsa, 38-28, because of the same old mistakes. In his first college start, Matt Davis provided thrills with his arm and legs. He gave the Mustangs a prime chance for their...

Dallas News, 19:33 in Sport

Man shot to death in Lexington

LEXINGTON Police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting that left one man dead, authorities said. The shooting was reported shortly after 10:45 a.m. in the 200 block of Linwood Road in Lexington, police said. Authorities said a male victim was...


Jacksonville mauls Davidson 56-0

DAVIDSON It wasn't the kind of sendoff that Davidson football coach Paul Nichols wanted to give the team's eight seniors in their final home game. “They've endured a lot with a coaching change and everything that goes with that, and they've...


Anniston man charged with murder in death of another

Anniston police arrested a local man in connection with the death of another man Friday evening. Capt. Allen George said officers arrested Russell Lowery Arnold, 26, of Anniston for allegedly killing William Canada, 53, of Anniston. The charge against...


Schnurman: ‘Young and restless’ snubbing Dallas

Here’s a blow to the collective ego: Young college grads just aren’t into Dallas that much. They’re not abandoning the metro area, as in Detroit. Or barely trickling in, as in Atlanta. But a lot more 25- to 34-year-olds with a college degree are...


Charlotte schools like new playoffs-seeding format

Independence High football coach Joe Evans, who led his team to its first Southwestern 4A championship in six years, looked at the N.C. 4AA playoff brackets Saturday and liked what he saw. The N.C. High School Athletic Association abandoned a format...


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