News archive from 15 March 2012, page 18

What do the Pats do with Welker now?

While the Patriots [team stats] waited yesterday - biding their time during the first day of free agency - plenty of teams around the league spent. And a lot of it was on receivers, according to a variety of reports. The Bucs paid Vincent Jackson $55...

 

Sears drops clothing sales at 10 stores

Sears Holdings Corp. plans to stop selling clothes at 10 stores where the retailer says customers would rather see more goods such as mattresses and recliners. Sears has no plans to expand the reallocation to other stores, Amy Dimond, a spokeswoman,...

 

What do the Pats do with Welker now?

While the Patriots [team stats] waited yesterday - biding their time during the first day of free agency - plenty of teams around the league spent. And a lot of it was on receivers, according to a variety of reports. The Bucs paid Vincent Jackson $55...

 

PayPal is no friend of bettors

EBay’s PayPal has begun restricting accounts of people it suspects of using the payment service to place bets on NCAA basketball championship tournament games, starting this week. PayPal has sent alerts to some users who have used the service in...

 

Brady Heslip shoots to Baylor after BC

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Brady Heslip’s time at Boston College was brief but eventful. Although ineligible to play right away, Heslip left New Hampton Prep early and enrolled at BC midway through the 2009-10 school year. After the ’09-10 season, Eagles...

 

Fitch cuts UK credit outlook

Fitch Ratings said yesterday that it has cut its outlook on the UK’s sovereign debt ratings to “negative” from “stable” due to possible unforeseenfuture economic fallout stemming from the eurozone debt crisis. But the agency affirmed the UK’s...

 

Business briefs

Citi foul Citigroup, the largest US bank to miss Federal Reserve capital requirements, erred when signaling that it would boost payouts before winning regulatory approval, wrote Michael Mayo, an analyst at CLSA Ltd. in a letter to clients yesterday....

 
WR Ted Ginn visiting Lions

WR Ted Ginn visiting Lions

With Calvin Johnson locked up for the next eight years, the Detroit Lions are now in the business of finding him some sidekicks. Wide receiver/return specialist Ted Ginn flew to Detroit this evening for an overnight visit with the Lions. Ginn caught...

 
Red Wings' Nicklas Lidstrom has setback; Teemu Selanne disappointed he won't face him

Red Wings' Nicklas Lidstrom has setback; Teemu Selanne disappointed he won't face him

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In all his years playing against the Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks winger Teemu Selanne can't recall not playing against fellow 41-year-old superhuman Nicklas Lidstrom. Lidstrom is pretty much out indefinitely at this point: He...

 

Remap result: Bruising GOP races

Two years ago, state Sen. Kirk Dillard came close to becoming the Republican nominee for governor. Now the veteran lawmaker from Hinsdale is fighting for his political life thanks to a primary challenge by Rep. Chris Nybo, of Elmhurst. The contest is...

 
Lucas III scores 24, Bulls beat Heat 106-102

Lucas III scores 24, Bulls beat Heat 106-102

CHICAGO -- John Lucas III scored 24 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 106-102 without Derrick Rose in a charged showdown between the Eastern Conference's top two teams Wednesday night. The Bulls built a 16-point lead in the second...

 

Recap: Chicago vs. Miami

Without Derrick Rose, the Bulls got 24 points from John Lucas in Wednesday's 106-102 win over the Heat. Chicago had lost five straight to Miami dating back to last year's Eastern Conference finals and was missing Rose due to a sore groin, but Lucas...

 

Lucas III scores 24, Bulls beat Heat 106-102

CHICAGO -- John Lucas III scored 24 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 106-102 without Derrick Rose in a charged showdown between the Eastern Conference's top two teams Wednesday night. The Bulls built a 16-point lead in the second...

 

Out-of-nowhere Daniel Nava back there

FORT MYERS - Twenty-one months later, Daniel Nava is nearly anonymous again. Surely, you remember Nava. He turned into an overnight sensation on June 12, 2010, when he became just the second player to hit a grand slam on the first pitch of his first...

 

Bobby Valentine, Ben Cherington in good spot

FORT MYERS - With the Red Sox [team stats] celebrating one of their few off days of the spring yesterday, now’s a good time for some random observations as the battle for the final few roster spots heats up. . . . Now that Bobby Valentine has had a...

 

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