News archive from 15 April 2013

Josh Beckett is terrific but Dodgers offense falters again, 1-0

The Dodgers' rotation had been a major strength through their first 10 games of the season. All but one starter, anyway. It's not that Josh Beckett was stinking it up, just that he wasn't quite in the same category as Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu,...

 
Chavez's absence discourages some in Venezuela

Chavez's absence discourages some in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Hugo Chavez dominated politics in Venezuela for more than a decade. So when Venezuelans went to the polls Sunday, the late president's absence was felt sharply by some government supporters who stayed home rather than vote for...

 

Italy's RCS Mediagroup presses ahead with restructuring plan

MILAN (Reuters) - The board of Italy's loss-making RCS MediaGroup approved on Sunday the broad terms of a capital increase and a debt refinancing plan needed for its turnaround plan. The publisher of Italy's newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, whose...

 

Hallandale Beach challenges Inspector General

Hallandale Beach officials have fired back at Broward County investigators who last month found “gross mismanagement” of tax funds at the city's Community Redevelopment Agency, accusing them of “numerous factual...

 

Justin Bieber's message to Anne Frank: 'Hopefully she would have been a Belieber'

Justin Bieber left some people upset after his recent visit to the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam. The pop star spent almost an hour touring the house before leaving a message in the museum's guest book. "Truly inspiring to be able to come...

 

Dance review: L.A. Dance Festival returns to boost homegrown dance

The L.A. Dance Festival materialized in early 2012 out of a frankly chauvinistic fervor to highlight the best homegrown companies together in performance. In unity there is strength, the thinking goes -- although sampler programs, with their 10-minute...

 

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to 1st child, Mila

Dallas - Former President George W. Bush has become a grandfather.His twin daughter Jenna Bush Hager gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on Saturday night in New York City. The former president announced the birth in a statement Sunday. The...

 
Trout, Hamilton HR, Wilson and Angels beat Astros

Trout, Hamilton HR, Wilson and Angels beat Astros

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout hit his first home run of the season and Josh Hamilton also connected, leading C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels over the Houston Astros 4-1 Sunday. Trout put the Angels ahead for good with his solo homer in the...

 
Bourn injured in Indians' 3-1 loss to White Sox

Bourn injured in Indians' 3-1 loss to White Sox

CLEVELAND -- Sunday began on a high note for Michael Bourn and the Cleveland Indians. The day ended with a 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox that could affect the team beyond one game. Bourn, who homered on White Sox starter Jake Peavy's first pitch...

 
Alex Rodriguez undermines MLB’s drug policy by using his millions to buy Biogenesis documents 

Alex Rodriguez undermines MLB’s drug policy by using his millions to buy Biogenesis documents 

Whether or not baseball fans can stomach watching it, one of the game's biggest stars, Alex Rodriguez, is about to collide at the plate with Major League Baseball, the culmination of a well-financed battle of wills that could determine the future of...

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Monday's matchup: Bulls at Magic

TV/radio: 6 p.m., Monday; WCIU-Ch. 26, WMVP-AM 1000. Series: Bulls lead 3-0. Last meeting: The Bulls hung on for an 87-86 home victory on April 5. Related Bulls fall to Heat, remain in 6th Knee brace necessary evil for Bulls' Gibson Maps United...

 

Weather: Strong storms over region as tornado watch in effect until 10 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm and tornado warning continue in effect for Orange County and surrounding areas, according to the National Weather Service. At 6:41 weather officials detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near winter...

 

Recap: Houston vs. Chicago

Brad Davis netted the match-winner with nine minutes to play and added a sublime assist as the Houston Dynamo claimed a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium. Houston entered the match coming off a 2-0 road loss to the...

 
Goldschmidt gets winning hit off Beckett in 9th

Goldschmidt gets winning hit off Beckett in 9th

PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt hit a game-winning single off Josh Beckett with one out in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0. Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill pitched six-hit ball for 7 1-3...

 

Helton's HR, combo 2-hitter send Rockies over SD

SAN DIEGO -- Todd Helton had a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the seventh inning and Jorge De La Rosa and three relievers combined on a two-hitter to carry the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 victory Sunday against San Diego, their second three-game sweep of...

 

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