News archive from 12 February 2013, page 23

Emanuel pushes for stiffer gun sentences

Emanuel pushes for stiffer gun sentences

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez want those caught carrying loaded, illegal weapons to get more prison time and to serve nearly their entire sentence under the theory that taking gun criminals off the street before...

 

Nate Ulrich: Would Ravens give Browns, other teams chance to steal QB Joe Flacco?

In his most recent Monday Morning Quarterback column, Sports Illustrated's Peter King explored whether the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens would actually give the Browns and other quarterback-hungry teams a chance to steal Joe Flacco. It seems...

 
Short-handed Spurs beat Bulls 103-89

Short-handed Spurs beat Bulls 103-89

CHICAGO -- Kawhi Leonard had a career-high 26 points and Danny Green scored 18 on Monday night, helping the short-handed San Antonio Spurs beat the Chicago Bulls 103-89 without their three biggest stars. Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili were...

 
Nike co-founder blasts Freeh report

Nike co-founder blasts Freeh report

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Nike co-founder Phil Knight has issued a statement blasting the Freeh report's characterization of Penn State coach Joe Paterno in the child sex abuse scandal involving assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Following the release last year...

 

Monte Poole: Russell fights long odds, but has plenty of hometown support

MOBILE, Ala. -- The first glimpse of him was through the barbershop window, a 300-pound mountain wearing a ball cap, a sweatshirt, sweatpants that stopped mid-calf and sneakers. His eyes were hidden behind fashion sunglasses. If JaMarcus Russell...

 

Fierce competition looms in Royals' bullpen

SURPRISE, Ariz. - What already shaped up as a fierce battle for jobs at the back of the Royals' bullpen suddenly looks even tougher. "It's still to be determined," manager Ned Yost said, "but I'm thinking, with our starting pitching, I...

 

Angels' reliever Ryan Madson suffers setback

TEMPE, Ariz. - Ryan Madson felt soreness in his surgically repaired right elbow after a Feb. 1 bullpen session and hasn't thrown since, a setback that will likely prevent the reliever from being ready by the April 1 regular-season opener. Madson, the...

 
Lindsey Vonn mending after surgery on right knee

Lindsey Vonn mending after surgery on right knee

The swelling around Lindsey Vonn's repaired right knee has gone way down a day after surgery and her spirits way up. Back in time for the 2014 Sochi Games? Try possibly back in time for the beginning of the World Cup season in late November. The...

 

Ingram, NC Central top Bethune-Cookman 81-75

DURHAM, N.C. -- Jeremy Ingram scored 20 of his career-high 32 points in the first half and North Carolina Central beat Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference-foe Bethune-Cookman 81-75 Monday night. Ingram was 17-of-20 shooting free throws and added three...

 

Sub .500 season forecast for Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. - It's virtually axiomatic that Detroit is a prohibitive favorite to repeat as American League Central champions. But Baseball Prospectus doesn't envision the Chicago White Sox coming close to dethroning the Tigers as they nearly did...

 
Mahony voting for a new pope rankles some Catholics

Mahony voting for a new pope rankles some Catholics

Nearly two weeks ago, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez announced he had removed Cardinal Roger Mahony from all public duties amid revelations that he plotted to conceal child molestation by priests from law enforcement. But Mahony on Monday found...

 

Papelbon discussed Red Sox use of Toradol

Jonathan Papelbon said he and many of his former Boston Red Sox teammates, were regularly injected with a legal painkiller called Toradol, according to an ESPNBoston.com report. The drug is not illegal. Phillies team doctors told Papelbon to stop...

 
No. 7 Maryland women fall to No. 5 Duke, 71-56

No. 7 Maryland women fall to No. 5 Duke, 71-56

DURHAM, N.C. -- Maryland couldn't take care of the ball. Couldn't get anything from its top scorer. And yet somehow, the seventh-ranked Terrapins rallied to take a late lead - only to let Duke's Chelsea Gray swipe it right back. Maryland let its only...

 

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FBI: Elderly man with cane robs Niles bank

Authorities are searching for a man who appeared to be in his 70s and was walking with a cane when he robbed a bank in north suburban Niles. The Harris Bank branch at 7077 W. Dempster St. was robbed around 9:45 a.m. Saturday, according to FBI...

 

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