News archive from 11 August 2014

Players upset playing ball down at rain-soaked PGA

Players upset playing ball down at rain-soaked PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Heavy rain at PGA Championship brought another round of player complaints about not being allowed to lift, clean and place their golf balls in soggy conditions. Play was halted for 1 hour, 51 minutes Sunday in the final round at...

 
Orioles bats go silent in 8-3 loss to Cardinals

Orioles bats go silent in 8-3 loss to Cardinals

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles apparently drained all the big hits from their bats while having their way with St. Louis Cardinals in two straight blowouts. In the series finale Sunday, the Orioles couldn't muster a home run or a clutch hit, and...

 

McBride, Appel lead Stars over Sparks, 82-76

SAN ANTONIO -- Kayla McBride scored 21 points, Jayne Appel tied a franchise record with 20 rebounds, and the San Antonio Stars beat the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Sunday. Sophia Young-Malcolm and Danielle Robinson had 14 points apiece, and Jia...

 
Morton starts strong but falters in Pirates' loss

Morton starts strong but falters in Pirates' loss

PITTSBURGH -- Charlie Morton retired the first 10 hitters he faced, then gave up five runs between the fourth and fifth innings. "It was almost like two outings for him," Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle said. "One through three and then...

 
Aggressive Brewers fall to Dodgers, Kershaw 5-1

Aggressive Brewers fall to Dodgers, Kershaw 5-1

MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers took their chances on the base paths trying to break through against one of the game's best pitchers. It worked just once on Sunday, not nearly enough times to beat Clayton Kershaw. The left-handed ace allowed six hits in an...

 
Q&A with Eric Knowles, president of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

Q&A with Eric Knowles, president of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

In May, Gordon “Eric” Knowles became the fourth president the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce has had in its 40-year history. He brings broad experience in the public and private sectors to the post: After a brief stint as the...

 
Doctor Aromas spreads its aromatherapy through the air

Doctor Aromas spreads its aromatherapy through the air

Company: Doctor Aromas Location: 1999 NE 148th St., North Miami. Service: Sells dispensers and cartridges that emit aromatherapy in the air through the client's central air conditioning system. The client can control the strength, timing and choice of...

 
10 ways to use Twitter's new analytics tool to market your business online

10 ways to use Twitter's new analytics tool to market your business online

What if there was a way to find out how people were engaging with your brand on Twitter in real-time for free? Armed with that information, what could you do to market your business? To help you find out, Twitter rolled out a new and improved...

 
My view: FCPA compliance programs help mitigate risk in Latin America

My view: FCPA compliance programs help mitigate risk in Latin America

Recently, as the World Cup captured the attention of sports fans around the world, host country Brazil was also busy receiving interest from companies seeking opportunities there. Before a U.S. company sets up shop in that or any other Latin American...

 

Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies

NEW YORK -- The group of oil and gas pipeline and storage companies controlled by Kinder Morgan but traded separately will combine and become the 4th biggest U.S. energy company by market value. The companies announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc.,...

 

Volunteers needed for 36-hour dental clinic for needy

Organizers say they have signed up roughly a third of the volunteers they will need for a round-the-clock dentistry blitzkrieg in September for the needy. With a goal this year of serving 2,500 adults who need dental care but who cannot afford it, the...

 

I Spent It wins Saratoga Special

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- I Spent It beat Mr. Z by 2 3/4 lengths Sunday in the Grade 2 $200,000 Saratoga Special at Saratoga Race Course. The 2-year-old son of 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:16.79 under meet-leading...

 
Twins beat A's 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland

Twins beat A's 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland by beating the Athletics 6-1 on Sunday. Brian Dozier connected for...

 

Danielson repeats as Tour of Utah champion

PARK CITY, Utah -- Tom Danielson successfully defended his Tour of Utah title Sunday, while former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans proved he's rounding into form by winning his second consecutive stage. Evans, who was tuning up for the Vuelta a...

 

Egypt's president on first visit to Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi met late Sunday in Saudi Arabia with one of his strongest international supporters, King Abdullah, to talk about key security issues impacting the region. Saudi Arabia's monarch has given...

 

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