News archive from 11 December 2013

Heika: Given Sceviour or Jeffrey tonight for Stars, I'd prefer to see Sceviour

SportsDay's Mike Heika chatted with readers Tuesday. Some excerpts:   With the injuries to the Stars blue line players, how do you see the young rookies stepping up and filling in? Mike Heika: I like both of Kevin Connauton and Jamie Oleksiak, and...

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Williams starts, Pierce off the bench for Nets

NEW YORK -- Deron Williams and Paul Pierce returned to the Brooklyn Nets against Boston, with Pierce coming off the bench against his former team after a quick return from a broken right hand. Williams was in the starting lineup for his first game...

 

Knicks' Chandler practicing again

CLEVELAND -- Knicks All-Star center Tyson Chandler has begun practicing and is making progress toward a return from a broken right leg. Chandler has been out since Nov. 5 — New York's fourth game — with a small fracture in the...

 

Portland Thorns hire head coach

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Paul Riley has been hired as the head coach of the defending NWSL champion Portland Thorns. Riley most recently coached the Philadelphia Independence of the now-defunct Women's Professional Soccer league. The Independence reached the...

 
Yankees will miss Cano; need to make up for loss

Yankees will miss Cano; need to make up for loss

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The New York Yankees are sorry to see Robinson Cano go — not that they blame him. "If the numbers are right, he had 240 million reasons why he should go to Seattle," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman...

 

Holocaust encyclopedia counts 42,500 Nazi camps

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ An ongoing project sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has uncovered a staggering 42,500 camps and ghettos during World War II, ranging from the giants such as Auschwitz and Warsaw to...

 
Sheryl Sandberg praises Pantene commercial condemning workplace sexism

Sheryl Sandberg praises Pantene commercial condemning workplace sexism

A Pantene commercial from the Philippines that takes on gender stereotypes in the workplace has caught the attention of a woman who knows a thing or two about the subject. On Saturday, Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and author of "Lean In:...

 

Thinking back on the dark days of holiday lighting

The most elaborate Christmas displays, with their lights dancing in a retina-burning yuletide tribute, are dazzling. Some houses are so intricately synchronized and professional-looking that I expect to open the front door and find slot machines,...

 

Thinking back on the dark days of holiday lighting

The most elaborate Christmas displays, with their lights dancing in a retina-burning yuletide tribute, are dazzling. Some houses are so intricately synchronized and professional-looking that I expect to open the front door and find slot machines,...

 

Top 25 Schedule

No. 1 Arizona vs. New Mexico State, 9 p.m. No. 3 Ohio State vs. Bryant, 7:30 p.m. No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Milwaukee, 8 p.m. No games scheduled No. 16 Memphis vs. UALR, 8 p.m. No. 17 Iowa State vs. No. 23 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. No. 21 Colorado vs. Elon, 8:30...

 
Tommie Frazier finally enters College Hall of Fame

Tommie Frazier finally enters College Hall of Fame

NEW YORK -- Tommie Frazier waited a couple years longer than many Nebraska fans felt was appropriate to get into the College Football Hall of Fame. Being snubbed didn't bother Touchdown Tommie. He's just glad the call finally came and that so many...

 

Tuesday's Sports Transactions

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Webb on a two-year contract. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Acquired OF Adam Eaton from Arizona for LHP Hector Santiago and a player to be named or cash considerations. Agreed on a six-year...

 

College Basketball Schedule

Penn St. vs. Duquesne at CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Boston U. at George Washington, 7 p.m. Davidson at Niagara, 7 p.m. Princeton at Rutgers, 7:30 p.m. Buffalo vs. Canisius at First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y., 8 p.m. Claflin at UNC...

 

Michigan St revels in Rose Bowl bid

DETROIT -- Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis says the Big Ten title game was a lot like the Spartans' season as a whole. Nothing came easy. But in the end, the Spartans were convincing winners, taking the Big Ten championship with a 34-24...

 

No decision on posting for Japanese ace Tanaka

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Rakuten Eagles Pesident Yozo Tachibana says no decision has been made on whether star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will be made available to Major League Baseball teams. Tachibana met with reporters Tuesday at the baseball's...

 

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