News archive from 12 May 2014

Samsung chairman hospitalized after heart attack

SEOUL, South Korea Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun-hee was hospitalized in stable condition at a Seoul hospital Sunday after suffering a heart attack, company officials told South Korea's Yonhap news agency. Lee, 72, was rushed to a hospital...

 
Kaymer pulling away at Players Championship

Kaymer pulling away at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Martin Kaymer of Germany had a three-shot lead with five holes to play at The Players Championship when storms interrupted the final round. Play was halted Sunday as Jim Furyk was lining up a 3-foot par putt for a 66 that...

 

Hutchison struggles, Blue Jays lose 9-3 to Angels

TORONTO -- In one weekend, the Blue Jays have gone from streaking to slumping. Jered Weaver won his fourth straight decision, Hank Conger hit a three-run home run and had a career-high five RBIs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 9-3 Sunday for...

 

Imagining wins Belmont's Man o' War Stakes

NEW YORK -- Imagining led all the way Sunday in the $400,000 Man o' War, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his third straight victory in the turf stakes at Belmont Park. McGaughey previously took the 1 3/8-mile race with Point of Entry (2012)...

 
Tigers falter in late innings, lose 4-3 to Twins

Tigers falter in late innings, lose 4-3 to Twins

DETROIT -- Robbie Ray was sharp again. His teammates were anything but. Rajai Davis misplayed a hit to left field in the eighth inning and the Tigers lost 4-3 to the Twins on Sunday. Ray pitched six scoreless innings, but Minnesota rallied from a...

 
Rockies end grueling streak with 4-1 loss to Reds

Rockies end grueling streak with 4-1 loss to Reds

CINCINNATI -- Despite seeing their offense stymied in a 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, the Colorado Rockies feel as if they did more than just survive a grueling schedule to start the season. The Rockies finished their stretch of 40 games...

 
Sam finds comfortable landing spot in St. Louis

Sam finds comfortable landing spot in St. Louis

NEW YORK -- In St. Louis, Michael Sam might have found the perfect spot to pursue an NFL career and try to become the league's first openly gay player. He'll have three former Missouri teammates with him on the Rams, including fellow draft pick E.J....

 

AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

Insurgents say Ukraine region votes overwhelmingly for sovereignty; deadly shooting reported DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ninety percent of voters in a key industrial region in eastern Ukraine came out in favor of sovereignty Sunday, pro-Russian...

 
Three years old, Silver Airways embracing its niche

Three years old, Silver Airways embracing its niche

The day Silver Airways first stood on its own, Mother Nature brought the carrier to its knees. A major storm struck in South Florida on the night before Silver's first day as an independent airline last June, knocking out power in the Fort Lauderdale...

 
Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness grows by franchising

Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness grows by franchising

Company: Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness Location: Headquarters at 4380 Oakes Rd., Suite 807, Davie. The company has 15 clinics in Florida, including 11 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Service: A medically driven weight loss and wellness...

 
Jacqueline “Jackie” Dascal Chariff is bringing her entrepreneurial spirit to Miami's Continental National Bank

Jacqueline “Jackie” Dascal Chariff is bringing her entrepreneurial spirit to Miami's...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Dascal Chariff has been an entrepreneur all her life. Born in Cuba and raised in Miami Beach, she started her first business when she was 21. Her mantra: “Seeing what is the next big thing and...

 
My view: How to find the best talent for long-term success

My view: How to find the best talent for long-term success

For South Florida companies, the news of an expanding economy is extremely positive. According to recent data, Florida led the nation in new job creation in March, adding a total of 22,900 positions. As businesses gear up for further progress, they...

 

Jeff Gordon: ‘I feel like I'm 25 again'

KANSAS CITY, Kan. The hairs on Jeff Gordon's head may be a little grayer, his four NASCAR championships may seem a little further in the past. One thing that hasn't changed over the years is Gordon's desire, and he served up yet another reminder...

 
My view: Storms are coming: Are you ready if one hits your building?

My view: Storms are coming: Are you ready if one hits your building?

Commercial real estate owners in South Florida have been very fortunate over the past eight hurricane seasons. One year, maybe this one, their luck will run out and damage from a major storm will force them to file insurance claims. Before that...

 
What a business should do amid social media crisis

What a business should do amid social media crisis

When US Airways accidentally sent a tweet that included a pornographic image to a complaining customer last month, the company committed a major Twitter gaffe. When the New York Police Department asked the community to tweet pictures of New Yorkers...

 

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