News archive from 17 December 2013

Cruise ship leaves Havana for sail around Cuba

The cruise ship LV Louis Cristal set sail from Havana on Monday on the first of its round-the-island trips, marking yet another effort to establish Cuba as an attractive and profitable cruise industry destination. Cuba Cruise, based in Calgary,...

 

FPL proposes charging customers to upgrade emissions

TALLAHASSEE -- When the federal government issued new air quality guidelines in 2010 to protect the elderly, children, and people with asthma from nitrogen oxide emissions, Florida Power & Light took notice. The 48 gas turbines that the company...

 

Brown says California on track, future bright

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- California could be a model for national economic growth after cutting public programs, raising taxes on the wealthy and continuing to invest in infrastructure, California Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday. "People were...

 

Charlotte Bobcats Gameday

Bobcats vs. Kings 7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610 Projected Starters Bobcats Kings Pos, Player Ppg Rpg Pos, Player Ppg RpgG, K. Walker16.84.1G, I. Thomas18.82.5G, G. Henderson14.84.5G, B. McLemore9.13.2F, J....

 

Lopez out again for Nets with sprained left ankle

NEW YORK -- Nets center Brook Lopez is sitting out a second straight game Monday against Philadelphia because of a sprained left ankle. Coach Jason Kidd said Lopez didn't move as well as he would have liked Monday morning, and he and the training...

 

Bulls PG Hinrich out with back stiffness

CHICAGO -- Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich has been ruled out for the second straight game due to back stiffness. Hinrich also missed Chicago's 99-77 loss to Toronto on Saturday night. He is averaging 8.6 points in 21 games this season. Coach Tom...

 

Tigers sent Worth, Marte outright to Triple-A

DETROIT -- The Tigers have sent right-hander Luis Marte and infielder Danny Worth outright to Triple-A Toledo. Detroit announced Monday that both players cleared waivers and will be non-roster invitees to major spring training camp. Worth has hit .242...

 
Raiders show signs of regression

Raiders show signs of regression

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The defense allowed Jamaal Charles repeatedly to take short passes and run untouched down the field for scores. The offense kept giving the ball away no matter who played quarterback. Even the special teams had its share of...

 

Vanderbilt QB will miss bowl after ACL surgery

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels will not play in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 4 after having surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. Coach James Franklin said Monday that Carta-Samuels tore his ACL in a win Oct....

 

Former Wofford DT Fuqua named coordinator

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Wofford has named former defensive tackle and longtime assistant Nate Fuqua as its defensive coordinator. Coach Mike Ayers announced the move Monday. Fuqua will take over for Jack Teachey, who had spent 20 years as a defensive...

 

UConn guard to have shoulder surgery

STORRS, Conn. -- UConn guard Rodney Purvis, who is sitting out this season after transferring from North Carolina State, plans to have surgery to fix a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The school says the 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman will undergo...

 

State Dept: Businessman held in Bolivia is in US

CARACAS, Venezuela The U.S. State Department says a New York businessman detained the past 2 1/2 years in Bolivia on suspicion of money laundering has arrived in the United States. A State Department official speaking on condition of anonymity says...

 

State Dept: Businessman held in Bolivia is in US

CARACAS, Venezuela -- The U.S. State Department says a New York businessman detained the past 2 1/2 years in Bolivia on suspicion of money laundering has arrived in the United States. A State Department official speaking on condition of anonymity says...

 
Shutout win has Seattle on cusp of wrapping up NFC

Shutout win has Seattle on cusp of wrapping up NFC

RENTON, Wash. -- The way it's all played out for the Seattle Seahawks is what Pete Carroll wanted. Instead of potentially facing a month without a meaningful game, the Seahawks will get their chance to wrap up the NFC West and home-field advantage in...

 

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