News archive from 10 February 2013

Bill Parcells' Hall of Fame bust starts here as Daily News takes you inside the vote that made Tuna Canton bound

Bill Parcells' Hall of Fame bust starts here as Daily News takes you inside the vote that made Tuna Canton...

As much as the Pro Football Hall of Fame rules allow, I’m going to take you on a visit inside Room 277 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans for last Saturday’s eight-hour meeting that resulted in Bill Parcells and six others being...

Daily News, 17:00 in Sport
 

Next Mega Money jackpot an estimated $1.4 million

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- No tickets matched the four winning numbers plus the Mega Ball in the Mega Money game, so the jackpot rolled over to an estimated $1.4 million in the Mega Money game, the Florida Lottery said Saturday. Eight tickets won $1,011.50...

 

1 hospitalized after ultralight plane crash

MIAMI -- One person has been hospitalized after crashing an ultralight aircraft into a body of water in Miami-Dade County. A spokesman with the National Transportation Safety Board says the crash occurred Saturday morning. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue...

 

Grammys 2013: Follow the music awards live on Twitter

Music's big night kicks off Sunday during the 55th Grammy Awards, and the winners, losers and general highs and lows from the show will be all over social media. For music aficionados following the ceremony on a second screen, you can get access from...

 

Saturday's College Basketball

EAST Buffalo 59, N. Illinois 54 Butler 59, George Washington 56 Georgetown 69, Rutgers 63 La Salle 89, Fordham 53 SOUTH Delaware 79, George Mason 72 Georgia Tech 64, Virginia Tech 54 Hofstra 65, UNC Wilmington 56 Houston Baptist 75, New Orleans 68,...

 

Bonnell: Silver's tenure characterized by needless fights

It seems likely Billy Hunter will be out soon as chief of the NBA players union. A review of Hunter's stewardship by an independent law firm found nepotism, conflicts of interest and an employment contract that might never have been approved by the...

 

Spring training: NL Central preview

Here's a good trivia question: Which division has won the most National League pennants in the last decade? That would be your humble, low-hype Central. Four of the last 10 World Series have featured a team from the American middle, and it easily...

 
The big dig-out: New England, NY slammed with snow

The big dig-out: New England, NY slammed with snow

Providence, R.I. - New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of snow Saturday and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded overnight on New York's Long Island after a howling storm...

 
Chinese give Year of the Snake a racuous, colorful welcome 

Chinese give Year of the Snake a racuous, colorful welcome 

Chinese welcomed the arrival of the Year of the Snake with raucous celebrations on Saturday, setting off a cacophony of firecrackers in the streets and sending fireworks blazing into the sky to bring good fortune. Celebrations will carry on into the...

 
Drinking differences linked to divorce: study 

Drinking differences linked to divorce: study 

If you drink your spouse under the table, whiskey might not be the only thing on the rocks. Married couples with different drinking habits are more likely to divorce, according to a recent study. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health followed...

 
Special coach got Damien Brunner off plateau, onto Red Wings' roster

Special coach got Damien Brunner off plateau, onto Red Wings' roster

Detroit -- After all the advice from his dad and all his mom's driving and cooking, after the long drills with his Czech coach, after brilliant consecutive years in junior hockey and the third Swiss league, Damien Brunner plateaued.It was 2008....

 
Wisconsin stands between Michigan and return to No. 1 ranking

Wisconsin stands between Michigan and return to No. 1 ranking

Ann Arbor - All of a sudden, Michigan finds itself in the unenviable position again of ascending to the No. 1 ranking.Michigan gets the "benefit" of playing for the top spot after No. 1 Indiana was upset at Illinois on Thursday and No. 2...

 
Americans tied 1-1 with Italy in Fed Cup

Americans tied 1-1 with Italy in Fed Cup

RIMINI, Italy -- American Varvara Lepchenko won in her Fed Cup singles debut to lift the United States to a 1-1 tie against Italy on Saturday. In other Group I first-round matches, the Czech Republic led Australia 2-0, while Slovakia-Serbia and...

 

Yemen minister says weapons came from Iran

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's interior minister said Saturday that his country was disappointed to find that a large and diverse cache of weapons seized on a ship last month had been exported from Iran, a finding Washington said underscores Tehran's ongoing...

 

Former Bears adjusting to life on outside

Thursday afternoons used to involve the installation of third-down strategies. Now, Desmond Clark utilizes those days to construct a different type of offensive game plan. Last week, it meant meeting with a relocated Florida couple in Palatine to show...

 

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