News archive from 17 February 2012, page 14

Hawks pitching for NHL All-Star Game

Hawks pitching for NHL All-Star Game

NEW YORK - One of the NHL's premier events could be headed to the United Center soon. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday the Blackhawks are being considered to host an NHL All-Star Game. Chicago hasn't hosted the event since 1991 and Bettman said...

 

Hofstra women torched again by Delle Donne, who scores 42 to lift No. 10 Delaware to 89-79 win

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - It wasn't just another loss for Hofstra guards Nicole Capurso and Candice Bellocchio. The pair really wanted to beat No. 10 Delaware in honor of their former AAU coach Clare Droesh, who has stage IV breast cancer, but Elena...

 

Andy McDonald scores 1st goal of season, Blues beat Islanders 5-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Andy McDonald scored his first goal of the season, and T.J. Oshie had goal and an assist in the St. Louis Blues' 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. Kevin Shattenkirk, Jason Arnott and David Perron also scored,...

 
Missing North Barrington woman's body found

Missing North Barrington woman's body found

A North Barrington woman whose disappearance prompted an extensive two-day search apparently took her own life, authorities said Thursday. Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran said the body of Maria Carlsen, 61, was discovered in a drainage pipe near U.S....

 

Pa. Special Olympics gets $80,000 in donations in Paterno's memory; dance marathon to start

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Special Olympics of Pennsylvania has received about $80,000 in donations in memory of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Paterno, who was 85, died last month, less than three months after being diagnosed with lung...

 

Groups to file suit to block Georgia nuclear plant

WASHINGTON-Environmental and watchdog groups are preparing to sue to block construction of two nuclear reactors in eastern Georgia that would be the nation's first built-from-scratch nuclear power plant in a generation. The groups say the plant should...

 
Debate-weary GOP candidates pull out of Georgia forum

Debate-weary GOP candidates pull out of Georgia forum

The March 1 GOP presidential debate in Georgia has been canceled, in a sign of candidate fatigue after nearly two dozen of the televised showdowns that have been so crucial in shaping the Republican presidential campaign. CNN confirmed Thursday that...

 

Boys basketball region semifinal schedule for area teams

All games at 7 Tuesday night Class 8A, Region 1 Hagerty (22-6) at Jacksonville Sandalwood (21-6) Topics Jacksonville (Duval, Florida) Ocala Tallahassee (Leon, Florida) See more topics » X

 

Jets-Wild Sums

First Period_1, Minnesota, Setoguchi 13 (Koivu, Heatley), 7:50. 2, Winnipeg, Kane 20 (Wheeler, Byfuglien), 18:47. Penalties_Koivu, Min (hooking), :25; Thorburn, Wpg (high-sticking), 11:17. Second Period_3, Winnipeg, Kane 21 (Wellwood, Burmistrov),...

 

Gary Carter dies at 57

Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame catcher who helped the New York Mets to a dramatic victory over the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, died Thursday in Florida. He was 57. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson announced the death of Carter,...

 

Girls basketball | 4A Glenbrook South Regional final: Glenbrook South holds off New Trier

Glenbrook South had seen enough of New Trier's Maggie Lyon during her four-year varsity career to know the Northwestern-bound guard is capable of staging big comebacks. After allowing a 14-point fourth-quarter lead dwindle to two, the host Titans kept...

 

Santorum distances himself from 'aspirin' comment

NOVI, Mich.-Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is distancing himself from a high-profile supporter's comments about contraception. The main donor behind Santorum's "super PAC," Foster Friess (freeze), said on MSNBC on Thursday...

 

In Washington state, Paul decries 'war on drugs'

VANCOUVER, Wash.-Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul decried the "war on drugs" Thursday night, telling supporters in Washington state that people should be able to make their own decisions on such matters. Voters in Washington are...

 
Evander Kane gets 2 goals plus shootout winner for Jets in 4-3 win over new rival Wild

Evander Kane gets 2 goals plus shootout winner for Jets in 4-3 win over new rival Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Evander Kane had two goals in regulation and the winner in the fourth round of a shootout, lifting the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom stopped two of the...

 

Stricklen scores 22 points to lead No. 13 Tennessee women over Mississippi State 57-41

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Shekinna Stricklen had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 13 Tennessee to a 57-41 victory over Mississippi State on Thursday night. Cierra Burdick added 10 points and Glory Johnson grabbed 15 rebounds for the Lady Vols...

 

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