News archive from 12 March 2012

Ruby Princess returns to Port Everglades with no sign of norovirus

The Ruby Princess' weeklong Caribbean cruise came to an end Sunday morning at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale — and according to passengers interviewed no one took ill this time with the dreaded norovirus. That was in sharp contrast to a...

 
Michigan State beats Ohio State for Big Ten title

Michigan State beats Ohio State for Big Ten title

INDIANAPOLIS -- Brandon Wood scored a season-high 21 points to help No. 8 Michigan State defeat No. 7 Ohio State 68-64 on Sunday in the Big Ten tournament championship game. Draymond Green, who had 12 points and nine rebounds in the final, was named...

 

Recap: FC Dallas vs. Red Bull New York

FC Dallas proved Red Bull New York is more flash than substance in the teams' Major League Soccer opener. Zach Loyd and Ricardo Villar scored and FC Dallas held off a late surge by New York for a 2-1 win Sunday at FC Dallas Stadium. Loyd scored in the...

 
Detroit falls short Horizon League title game

Detroit falls short Horizon League title game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- This loss is going to stick with Detroit for a while. The Titans had a nine-point lead early on but couldn't overcome a key injury and foul trouble in the second half of a 66-53 loss to No. 10 Wisconsin-Green Bay in the Horizon...

 
Actor Tambor carries on annual tradition at SXSW

Actor Tambor carries on annual tradition at SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas -- Alongside rooms peopled with visions of technological futures and carefully calibrated self-promotion, Jeffrey Tambor is urging two young actors to scream and wrestle with each other. This has become an annual tradition at South By...

 

Florida, Miami, FSU, UCF baseball have weekend sweeps

Taylor Gushue had two hits, including a home run, and scored two runs and Casey Turgeon had a home run and two RBI as No. 1 nationally ranked Florida earned a weekend sweep over Florida Gulf Coast Sunday, 3-2. Daniel Gibson (1-0) got the win in relief...

 

Make room, Socrates, for Lady Gaga and Beyonce

MINNEAPOLIS - In a music classroom on the quiet Catholic college campus, a group of students scribbled notes in the dark, their eyes intent on a 10-minute video. "Take 30 seconds to collect your thoughts," professor Amy Hamlin told the class...

 
Divorcing? Canton couple's new business offers advice, support

Divorcing? Canton couple's new business offers advice, support

When Joost Allard went through a divorce in 2009, he struggled with countless problems from emotional issues to financial complications. He felt all alone, with no one to help guide him other than his lawyer. Christine McQueen, one of his friends, was...

 

Sox's Danks not bothered by control problems

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- John Danks tossed a ball into the stands but missed his target. That summed up his Sunday, although the Chicago White Sox's left-hander claimed he wasn't upset with his latest bout of wildness. Related Sox Game Day: Sloppy Sox...

 
More participants in more clinical trials increase the prospect for cures

More participants in more clinical trials increase the prospect for cures

The point is not whether it worked. In truth, the research that will determine whether the experimental drug Zoladex protected LeElla Loving-Flake's fertility during rounds of chemotherapy in 2007 still isn't complete. Her ovaries might have continued...

 

Mass. bill would require insurance for tunnels

BOSTON-Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a bill that would require privately-owned tunnels to be insured if the tunnels are used by the traveling public. Under the bill, the state Office of the Inspector General would determine how much and what...

 

Mass. lawmaker sues town in land sale dispute

BRIDGEWATER, Mass.-A state representative has sued a town he represents in the Legislature in a conflict over land. The Enterprise of Brockton reports ( http://bit.ly/x2RCWl) that Republican Rep. Angelo D'Emilia sued Bridgewater last week. He says the...

 

Birthday gift of life

NORTH READING - Sarah Pastore wears dainty ballerina shoes. She can"t yet do “tippy toes,"" but she scoots on her bottom. Her blue eyes seem to dance as she presses colorful letters on a talking alphabet toy. She loves to play with big...

 

Patton grandson in own battle to aid veterans

At 18, Benjamin Patton anticipated a career in the Navy. Grandson of World War II"s legendary General George S. Patton and the youngest of five children born to Major General George Patton IV, who served in Vietnam, Ben Patton felt it was his...

 
Notre Dame slips to No. 7 seed, faces Xavier in Greensboro

Notre Dame slips to No. 7 seed, faces Xavier in Greensboro

SOUTH BEND, Ind -- The late-season hiccup by Notre Dame had its price on Selection Sunday. The Irish slipped a titch to a No. 7 seed, getting planted in the South Region to begin play Friday in Greensboro, N.C., against No. 10 seed Xavier. Potential...

 

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