News archive from 15 March 2012, page 9

Tough challenge ahead for Busch in Bristol Nationwide race

He is now in his first year as driver and owner of the No. 54 Toyota. Busch's team is currently 15th in the Nationwide owner point standings. He began the season with an 18th-place finish at Daytona due to an accident on the final lap. Busch placed...

 

F1's 2012 season begins in the land down under

During last week's final pre-season test session in Barcelona, Spain, Vettel seemed satisfied and optimistic about Red Bull's car for this season, the RB8. Now he's eager to see how well the car will perform in Melbourne. "Testing has been busy...

 

Kyle Busch aiming for another Bristol win

Who might be next? Quite possibly Kyle Busch, judging on his previous performances at Bristol. Busch has won 12 NASCAR races at this 0.533-mile, high-banked track so far, with five of those wins in Sprint Cup. In fact, he has won four of the last six...

 

Texas infant that was kidnapped 8 years ago found

SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas - Texas authorities believe they’ve found a boy who was kidnapped as an infant eight years ago and have arrested his former babysitter. Krystle Rochelle Tanner remains jailed without bond in San Augustine, about 150 miles...

 

FC Dallas technical director Fernando Clavijo helps club land Colombian striker

FRISCO — Fernando Clavijo has been FC Dallas’ technical director for only about a week, and already the former Colorado Rapids coach has delivered forward Luis Perea, whom FCD signed Tuesday. Dallas coach Schellas Hyndman said heading into the season...

Dallas News, 21:36 in Sport
 

Recap: Atlanta vs. Washington

Three Braves launched home runs to help led Atlanta past the Washington Nationals, 6-5, in spring training play. Dan Uggla hit a two-run blast and Jason Heyward and Jordan Parraz contributed solo shots for the Braves. Starter Julio Teheran pitched...

 

Jose Theodore giving Florida Panthers confidence

It would have been easy for the Panthers to sit Jose Theodore on Friday against the Penguins. It was, after all, Florida's second game on consecutive nights with a third game coming Sunday. Coach Kevin Dineen instead went back to Theodore, lifting any...

 

Sasser: Popular game fish need flowing rivers, streams and lakes to spawn

Last weekend’s rain pumped up the flow of rivers and streams throughout North and East Texas and all but guaranteed a successful spawn of white bass — also called sand bass — throughout both areas. As Bruce Hysmith, the state’s senior fisheries...

Dallas News, 21:40 in Sport
 

With video: Redford Township students honored for winning a thinking game, chess

During the school day, lunchtime is usually when children take a break from the books and give their brains a rest. However, that’s not the case for dozens of students at Washington-Parks Academy in Redford Township. “Not to brag or anything, but I...

 
Goalie roulette continues

Goalie roulette continues

Time is running short if coach Joel Quenneville is going to pick one goaltender to handle the bulk of the duties for the Blackhawks during the regular season's stretch run and, most likely, the playoffs. It doesn't appear a solution is going to come...

 

Wisconsin to ban some abortion coverage, re-focus sex-education

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) - Wisconsin lawmakers have approved controversial measures to block the state's new health insurance exchange from covering abortions and require sex education classes to emphasize abstinence as the preferred method of...

 

Brown scores 18 as Miami tops Valparaiso in NIT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Rion Brown scored 18 points to lead Miami to a 66-50 win over Valparaiso on Wednesday night in the opening round of the NIT. The Hurricanes stretched a four-point lead and finished the game with a 16-0 run over the final 3:41....

 

Court lets two CVS stores sell controlled drugs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A appeals court ruled that CVS Caremark Corp may continue selling potentially addictive prescription drugs at two Florida pharmacies, blocking a Drug Enforcement Administration order to suspend shipments. The U.S. Court of...

 
Marmol's ineffectiveness no concern - yet

Marmol's ineffectiveness no concern - yet

MESA, Ariz. - The Cubs are trying to downplay Carlos Marmol's struggles in the Cactus League, pointing to the dry air, the small sample size and the fact the games don't count. But has this movie been seen so many times in the last year that concern...

 

Five-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus hopes to get penalties reduced

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Five-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus has a decent shot of having his penalties reduced when he appears before NASCAR’s chief appellate officer. A three-member appeals committee on Tuesday upheld the six-race...

Dallas News, 21:50 in Sport
 

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