News archive from 12 February 2013, page 24

Observations: Charlotte Bobcats 94, Boston Celtics 91

• Watching Paul Pierce bringing energy Monday after a triple-overtime game in Boston Sunday, I kept thinking about former Charlotte Hornets general manager Bob Bass, who found it hilarious that Pierce was slipping in the 1998 draft. Bass, not prone to...

 

L.A. Unified aviation training center gets $100,000 donation

Single-engine Cessnas and a former Coast Guard HH-52 helicopter will continue to line one of the most unique classrooms within the Los Angeles Unified School District, thanks to a $100,000 donation announced Monday. The North Valley Occupational...

 
Carter scores twice, Kings beat Blues 4-1

Carter scores twice, Kings beat Blues 4-1

ST. LOUIS -- Jeff Carter scored twice for the first time since the Stanley Cup clincher, helping the Los Angeles Kings keep the slumping St. Louis Blues down with a 4-1 victory on Monday night. Brian Elliott made 19 saves in a surprise start a day...

 

Beckford, Witter help NC A&T top Florida A&M 64-56

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Bruce Beckford scored 16 points and Austin Witter again paced North Carolina A&T's post play as the Aggies defeated Florida A&M 64-56 Monday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action. The win was the second straight...

 
Mighty Quinn: February 12

Mighty Quinn: February 12

To the group of customers at Sportsmania Pub in Rosedale who’ve been playing the lottery every week for years with nothing to show for it, don’t give up. Every dog has its day: NEWS ITEM — A group of blue-collar University of Utah workers will split...

Daily News, 23:07 in Sport
 

NY Knicks GM Glen Grunwald needs to break silence as NBA trade deadline nears

Just in case anyone has forgotten, Glen Grunwald is the executive vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the Knickerbockers. You need to be reminded because Grunwald rarely speaks to the media. He is just following the Gulag...

Daily News, 23:08 in Sport
 

Taylor Swift in Elle: 'If something is done, it's done.'

Taylor Swift isn't a yeller and she isn't a boy-chaser, she says - but she admits she's a little bit insecure. So the Grammy-opener says in Elle magazine, which features her on the cover of its March issue. The insecurity, she tells the mag, was born...

 

Holiday closings

Tuesday is a state holiday honoring Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the U.S. who was born Feb. 12, 1809. Federal offices and the U.S. Postal Service will be open and operating, but the following state and local services will be affected:...

 

2 injured in accidents across Cullman County

CULLMAN - Two people were injured in single-vehicle accidents across Cullman County on Monday and Sunday. Alabama State Troopers reported that Wayne Carner, 62, of Crane Hill, was injured in a single-car wreck Monday on County Road 222, about one mile...

 

City's 'outrageous' asking fee

CULLMAN - Just read the Jan. 20, 2013, article about the city eyeing a plan to charge fees for city records. If these records are for the public to access, how can this council consider the outrageous asking fee. Do the clerical employees make the $45...

 

Bulls fall to short-handed Spurs

Monday night's Bulls-Spurs matchup at the United Center was more a story about which players didn't suit up. While all of Chicago awaits the return of Derrick Rose, fans who came to see the Spurs trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili had...

 
No. 18 Marquette falls 63-55 to No. 15 Georgetown

No. 18 Marquette falls 63-55 to No. 15 Georgetown

WASHINGTON -- After getting a second-half technical foul that swung the momentum in No. 18 Marquette's 63-55 loss to No. 15 Georgetown on Monday night, Buzz Williams figured it was time for a history lesson. "I was trying to get my average up on...

 

Show goes on for Coral Springs Charter

Despite the abrupt departure of five-star guard Aisha Edwards, the show goes on for Class 4A girls' basketball power Coral Springs Charter. Written off as state contenders since Edwards, the No. 16 point guard and No. 54 overall...

 

Back to New Orleans: Beyonce to perform at Essence

NEW ORLEANS -- Beyonce is coming back to New Orleans and back to the Superdome. After entertaining a huge television audience in a packed dome during the Super Bowl halftime show, Beyonce is now scheduled to perform at the Essence Festival. Festival...

 

Charges expected against men arrested following robbery in Madison Heights

Criminal charges are expected against two men who were arrested following a robbery at a Madison Heights motel and subsequent police chase. Officers were called just after midnight Sunday after a couple reported being robbed at the Fairfield Inn at...

 

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