News archive from 16 May 2013

Column: Notre Dame not chicken, just greedy

Column: Notre Dame not chicken, just greedy

Brady Hoke was talking the way football coaches do, the way university presidents can't. Imagine, if you will, the snickering in academia if Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman, a biochemist by trade, accused her counterparts at Notre Dame of...

 
Freddy Garcia struggles as O's lose to Padres 8-4

Freddy Garcia struggles as O's lose to Padres 8-4

Facing the team he spent spring training with, Freddy Garcia looked like he needed a few more exhibition games. In the shortest of his three starts for the Orioles, Garcia gave up four runs and seven hits in 3 2-3 innings in an 8-4 loss to the San...

 

Gosselin: Dallas Cowboys need to this many wins to capture NFC East

Columnist Rick Gosselin answered questions in a chat on Monday. Here are some highlights. This time of year every time looks to go 16-0. But, that is not what usually happens. So, which teams in the NFC east are improving, which teams will be about...

Dallas News, 19:02 in Sport
 
Jurors find Jodi Arias eligible for death penalty

Jurors find Jodi Arias eligible for death penalty

Phoenix - Jurors in Jodi Arias' trial on Wednesday found the former waitress should be eligible for the death penalty after they convicted her last week of murdering her one-time boyfriend. The decision came after a day of testimony in the...

 

Agency: Jamaica cops deal poorly with mentally ill

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- An independent agency that investigates abuse allegations against Jamaica's security forces says the island's police need training in how to deal with mentally ill citizens. A report from the Independent Commission of...

 

Bulls Game Day: Wade starts for Heat

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade is starting. And the Bulls' season could be ending. The Heat star, who has been battling a sore right knee, warmed up and declared himself ready for Wednesday's Game 5, which could vault Miami into the Eastern Conference finals...

 

Senate considers: If no one's behind the wheel, who's driving?

WASHINGTON -- Cars that steer themselves through bumper-to-bumper traffic will hit the market by the end of this year, and self-parking vehicles aren't far behind. Fully autonomous models that don't need human drivers at all are less than a decade...

 

Orb draws No. 1 post for Preakness; will be a 1-1 favorite

Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew the No. 1 post and was named the 1-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said he didn't think the rail position would affect his horse. "Not going to say...

 
Reports: Ex-Michigan star Denard Robinson lines up at QB for Jaguars

Reports: Ex-Michigan star Denard Robinson lines up at QB for Jaguars

It was believed Denard Robinson's days of playing quarterback were over once he graduated from Michigan, then was taken in the NFL draft by the Jaguars. Things have changed. Robinson, who projected as a running back/receiver prospect when the Jaguars...

 

2 dead after swimming at Florida beaches

MIAMI -- Two men have died while swimming off Florida beaches in the past two days. Volusia County officials say three people swimming off the Ponce Inlet got caught in a strong rip current Tuesday afternoon. The Daytona Beach News-Journal (...

 

Critic's Pick: 'Love Is All You Need' is a romantic delight

This is the time of year when the number of indie movies in theaters shrinks while the big, brassy ones beat the drum loudly, with little satisfaction to be found in all that noise. Unless you want to fight the first-weekend crowds for a "Star...

 
Goldschmidt hits 3 doubles, Arizona beats Braves

Goldschmidt hits 3 doubles, Arizona beats Braves

PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt hit three doubles, Eric Chavez drove in three runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Wednesday. Cody Ross added an RBI double as the Diamondbacks won the final two games of the...

 
3-time Indy 500 winner Franchitti tops speed chart

3-time Indy 500 winner Franchitti tops speed chart

INDIANAPOLIS -- Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti topped the speed chart Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, turning a lap at an average of 224.236 mph in the fifth practice session for the May 26 race. The Target Chip Ganassi...

 

Emanuel plans to shift city retirees to new federal health care plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to start reducing health insurance coverage next year for more than 30,000 retired city workers and begin shifting them to President Barack Obama's new federal system. The move is aimed at saving the city money and comes as...

 
Orb draws No. 1 post, named 1-1 morning-line favorite for Preakness 2013

Orb draws No. 1 post, named 1-1 morning-line favorite for Preakness 2013

Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew the No. 1 post and was named the 1-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said he didn't think the rail position would affect his horse. "Not going to say...

 

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