News archive from 13 March 2013

Lions re-sign Spievey, Osgood

The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms on one-year contracts with safety Amari Spievey and wide receiver Kassim Osgood. Spievey, a restricted free agent who did receive an initial tender offer, has started 26 games over...

 
Concerts at Deerfield houses of worship planned March 17

Concerts at Deerfield houses of worship planned March 17

In what may be called Deerfield's equivalent of a house of worship "subway series," the North Shore Unitarian Church and Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim will present separate afternoon concerts on March 17. The former will host a...

 

Dallas-area artisans craft clever foods

We love local artisanal foods, and we bet you do, too. We love the way local producers give their goodies a clever one-off spin, from Microchip’s miniaturized cookies to In a Pickle’s dills gone sweet and spicy. Or how about Sadie B Foods’ barbecue...

 
Charlotte's Pierria Henry, Willie Clayton honored by Atlantic 10

Charlotte's Pierria Henry, Willie Clayton honored by Atlantic 10

Charlotte sophomore point guard Pierria Henry was named to the Atlantic 10's all-defensive team Tuesday and freshman forward Willie Clayton made the league's all-rookie team. Henry, also the league's co-defensive player of the week, is tied for the...

 
5 companies vie to build wind farms off N.C. coast

5 companies vie to build wind farms off N.C. coast

WASHINGTON Five companies are interested in developing wind farms in the ocean off North Carolina, hoping to take advantage of what could be the East Coast's most promising chance to create energy through giant turbines anchored to the sea floor. The...

 

Miami among top cities for energy-efficient buildings

The city of Miami ranked No. 18 among the top 25 U.S. cities with the largest number of energy-efficient buildings with Energy Star certification in 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said. The Energy Star certification means buildings use...

 
Testimony wraps up in Escobar trial

Testimony wraps up in Escobar trial

After more than a month of unexpected legal twists, testimony finished Tuesday in the trial of Dennis Escobar, accused of killing a Miami cop. Jurors will hear closing arguments Wednesday. Prosecutors say Escobar confessed to fatally shooting Miami...

 
Michelle Williams' Native American look in AnOther Magazine sparks racism outrage

Michelle Williams' Native American look in AnOther Magazine sparks racism outrage

Michelle Williams is in the middle of a storm of controversy thanks to her cover shoot for British magazine AnOther. The 32-year-old "Oz the Great and Powerful" star caused outrage with a photograph that imitates stereotypes of Native...

 

Hawks confident they can resume winning ways

The 24 positives far outweigh the two negatives for the Blackhawks. The key now is to make sure those consecutive defeats after a record-breaking streak to start the season don't become the norm. "We (can't) get too down on ourselves, especially...

 
Husband, wife duo a success

Husband, wife duo a success

Amid the steely-faced business of trying to win a prestigious golf tournament at Doral this past week, many of the onlookers were somewhat surprised when they saw that a woman was caddying for Steve Stricker, the eventual runner-up. A woman on the bag...

 
Jury's reasonable doubt overshadowed by nauseating perversion and 'Cannibal Cop's' probing of federal database

Jury's reasonable doubt overshadowed by nauseating perversion and 'Cannibal Cop's' probing of federal database

Gilberto Valle, the “cannibal cop,” was too much for even 12 New Yorkers to stomach. His striking perversion — getting kicks from imagery about kidnapping, cooking and eating women — was just too sick. Even those who believe what transpires at home...

 

Dwight Howard says he loves Orlando's fans but is in a 'better place' now

Dwight Howard used one phrase several times Tuesday as his Los Angeles Lakers prepared to face the Orlando Magic in his first game at Amway Center since April 5, 2012. In a six-minute news conference after the Lakers' shootaround, he said, "I...

 

Matt Capps finds health, strength with each outing for Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Matt Capps seemed a little out of place in the Indians' clubhouse at the beginning of spring training. At 29, Capps is already a veteran closer, but the Tribe didn't need a closer. Chris Perez has that job. How about a setup man?...

 
Brown happy to be going places with 1st win

Brown happy to be going places with 1st win

PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Scott Brown feels as if he grew up at Augusta National. He stayed with his grandfather, whose house was about a half-mile away from one of the main gates to the home of the Masters. They had season badges, and Brown for years...

 

Bethune-Cookman gets past Coppin State 89-78

NORFOLK, Va. -- Adrien Coleman scored 28 points and Kevin Dukes added 22 as Bethune-Cookman defeated Coppin State 89-78 Tuesday in a first-round game at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. Coleman, the conference's leading scorer, and...

 

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