News archive from 15 March 2012, page 11

Saladino's 1st day in Sox big league camp has a couple hiccups

Saladino's 1st day in Sox big league camp has a couple hiccups

GLENDALE, Ariz. - It was a tough first day in major league camp for Tyler Saladino. Promoted on Wednesday morning, the second baseman missed a tag and dropped a fly ball in the afternoon during the White Sox's 9-7 victory over the Angels. It's rare...

 
Cold shooting costs Cardinals in 71-59 NCAA loss

Cold shooting costs Cardinals in 71-59 NCAA loss

DAYTON, Ohio -- Seven games ago, Pat Knight ripped his seniors. After a bitter 71-59 loss to Vermont in the first round of the NCAA tournament Wednesday night, however, the first-year Lamar coach could barely contain his emotions of pride and...

 

AP source: NT Soliai re-signs with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins nose tackle Paul Soliai signed a $12 million, two-year contract to remain with the team, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of...

 

China replaces once-powerful boss of Chongqing

BEIJING -- China says the powerful head of the city of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, has resigned amid a scandal involving his former police chief. He was among the country's most flamboyant politicians and the apparent end of his career raises questions about...

 

In Harper Woods, fighting, shooting in the street

Numerous residents of Harper Woods called 911 shortly after 6 p.m. tonight to report that 12 to 15 people were fighting in the street and shots were being fired, according to Chief Jim Burke. When police arrived at the location in the 19700 block of...

 

Norm Hitzges: Sign Josh Hamilton for 4 years; my over/under for Darvish wins

The Ticket's Norm Hitzges answered your questions in a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. Comment From Andy Bernard ... O/U on Yu Darvish wins this year Norm Hitzges: 17.5 Comment From Harold the Hamster ... Who will be the most pleasant...

Dallas News, 22:45 in Sport
 
Scola, Dragic lead Rockets' rout of Charlotte

Scola, Dragic lead Rockets' rout of Charlotte

HOUSTON -- Luis Scola scored 23 points, Goran Dragic had 14 points and 10 assists and the Houston Rockets routed the NBA-worst Charlotte Bobcats 107-87 on Wednesday night. Samuel Dalembert added 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Jordan Hill scored 14 and...

 

Norm Hitzges: Mavs are Dwight Howard's second choice; why I wouldn't play Lamar Odom at all

The Ticket's Norm Hitzges answered your questions in a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. Comment From Lam Lam ... Why won't Cuban buy out Odom just to get his bad attitude out of the locker room. Or just stick him at the end of the bench...

Dallas News, 22:46 in Sport
 
Gooden's triple-double helps Bucks top Cavs

Gooden's triple-double helps Bucks top Cavs

MILWAUKEE -- Drew Gooden had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists for his second career triple-double, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-105 on Wednesday night. Gooden completed the triple-double with a rebound near the end of...

 
Restoration of the Carr family cabin took three years

Restoration of the Carr family cabin took three years

UMATILLA - Restoration of the historic Carr Family Cabin in the Ocala National Forest seemed an impossible task at the start. The tin roof had rusted and a third of the wooden shingles and the front porch was nearly gone. The chimney was tilted and...

 
Miami Hurricanes win NIT game without Durand Scott

Miami Hurricanes win NIT game without Durand Scott

The University of Miami men's basketball team has become accustomed to dealing with adversity. The Hurricanes found out Wednesday that junior guard Durand Scott, the team's leading scorer, would not be able to play again this season after the NCAA...

 
Djokovic, Federer win in 3 sets at Indian Wells

Djokovic, Federer win in 3 sets at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Roger Federer each needed three sets to reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, while No. 1 Victoria Azarenka improved to 21-0 on the season with a straight-set win on...

 
Bears must hope latest incident doesn't make baggage any heavier

Bears must hope latest incident doesn't make baggage any heavier

Just two days before the Bears made official a trade to acquire him, Brandon Marshall found himself in a familiar situation - the wrong place at the wrong time. Perhaps that is how the talented yet often troubled wide receiver can best explain what...

 

DeWitt gymnast Jordyn Wieber one of 6 finalists for Sullivan Award as nation's top amateur athlete

Gymnast Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt is a finalist for the 2011 James E. Sullivan Award. Wieber, who captured the women's world all-around title last fall, was named today as one of six finalists by the Amateur Athletic Union. The award recognizes the...

 
Miami Dolphins can't afford to settle, badly need Peyton Manning

Miami Dolphins can't afford to settle, badly need Peyton Manning

This is a time when sports obsession revolves around the Final Four. Wait. Not that one. Not the college basketball version that will end March Madness. I mean the NFL version under way now in which the four teams seen as finalists for Peyton Manning...

 

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