News archive from 11 January 2014

Holliday hoping for another slump-busting playoffs

Holliday hoping for another slump-busting playoffs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Baltimore Ravens couldn't keep Trindon Holliday out of the record books a year ago, although they did manage to relegate him to a footnote. Denver's returner snapped out of a slump when he piled up an NFL-record 248 yards in...

 

Our experts pick this weekend's NFL divisional playoff games

Click here to view the picks on  your tablet and mobile devices. The NFL playoff continue Saturday and Sunday with four games: New Orleans at Seattle and Indianapolis at New England, followed the next day by San Francisco at Carolina and San Diego at...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Sport
 

Rangers P Holland has knee surgery

Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland had arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee on Friday. The surgery was performed by Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister at the Medical Center Arlington. Holland sustained the injury in a...

 
Stuard surges to the early lead at Sony Open

Stuard surges to the early lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU -- Brian Stuard had his fourth straight round of 65 at the Sony Open. Too bad it's only Friday. Stuard finished his second round with a hybrid into 2 feet for eagle and a 5-under 65. That gave him a one-shot lead over Marc Leishman of...

 

Season-ending shoulder surgery awaits Vols' Hubbs

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee freshman guard Robert Hubbs III will undergo season-ending surgery on his left shoulder. Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin announced Friday through a university release that Hubbs would have surgery within the next week....

 

49ers linebackers Bowman and Willis go to school on Panthers offense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. So you think pro football is all about fury and glory and the applause of 70,000 strong? That's for Sunday. For playoff teams, it's pretty much high school calculus without a true Christmas break. “(It's about)...

 

AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

New documents show scramble to control bad publicity after lane closings in NJ bridge scandal TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Newly released documents show officials scrambled to control the publicity damage in the days after lane closings near the...

 

Man charged with threatening Miami flight

MIAMI -- Authorities say Brazilian man sent police and airline officials an email claiming that a plane scheduled to fly from Miami to Brasilia was going to be attacked. The U.S. Attorney's Office reports that 22-year-old Francisco Fernando Cruz was...

 
New York pizza pros respond to Mayor de Blasio's 'Forkgate' after he uses cutlery to eat slice

New York pizza pros respond to Mayor de Blasio's 'Forkgate' after he uses cutlery to eat slice

Just say no ... to eating pizza with a knife and fork. Mayor de Blasio's Pizzagate scandal set off a furor yesterday as Big Apple pie experts condemned hizzoner's slice munching method. Sipkin, Corey Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg enjoying a slice of...

 

Florida Panthers are benefiting from improved play in the third period

After giving up late goals in their previous two games, the Panthers have played pretty good third periods in their past two outings. On Thursday, Florida's hard-charging play in the third led to a 2-1 shootout win over the host Buffalo Sabres....

 
Former Reagan press secretary Larry Speakes dead at 74 

Former Reagan press secretary Larry Speakes dead at 74 

JACKSON, Miss. — Larry Speakes, who spent six years as acting press secretary for President Ronald Reagan, has died in his native Mississippi. He was 74. Kenny Williams of the Cleveland Funeral Home says Speakes died Friday at home in Cleveland,...

 

Sunday's TV/Radio listings

Event  Time  TV  NBA  Cleveland at Sacramento  5:00  NBATV  Men’s college basketball  Nebraska at Purdue  11 am  Big Ten  SMU at Louisville  noon  CBSSN  Southern Miss at Tulsa  noon  Fox 1  Iowa at Ohio State  12:30  Ch. 11  La Salle at Duquesne ...

Dallas News, 19:21 in Sport
 

Tonga in South Pacific lashed by powerful cyclone

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga -- The South Pacific nation of Tonga was lashed by a powerful cyclone on Saturday, with damage reported in the heavily populated northern islands. A state of emergency was declared for Vava'u and Ha'apai islands on Saturday morning...

 

Treasury: Volunteer firefighters exempt under ACA

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Fire departments won't have to provide coverage to volunteer firefighters under the federal health care law, the U.S. Department of Treasury said Friday, easing concerns that the overhaul would force departments to slash volunteer...

 
Worth a thousand words

Worth a thousand words

The Miami Herald Editorial Board shares the viewpoints of cartoonists from across the country in this Saturday feature called “Worth a Thousand Words.”

 

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