News archive from 18 March 2012

Recap: Boston vs. Baltimore

Lars Anderson went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 7-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Cody Ross had a solo home run and two runs scored for the Red Sox. Josh Beckett went five innings in the start, giving up one...

 

Lil Wayne told to cut grass of La. mansion

KENNER, LA. (AP) - Lil Wayne has been told to cut his grass. The Times-Picayune ( http://bit.ly/yxftea) reports the rapper was cited for high grass and weeds at his 10,000-square-foot mansion in a gated subdivision in Kenner, La., a suburb of New...

 

Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (AP) - President Hugo Chavez held an energetic homecoming celebration on Saturday, rallying thousands of supporters from a balcony of the presidential palace after nearly three weeks in Cuba for cancer surgery. Chavez turned the...

 

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau on verge of making NBA history

If the Bulls win Saturday against the 76ers and Monday versus the Magic, Tom Thibodeau will make NBA history. After Friday's 100-89 loss to the Trail Blazers, Thibodeau's career record stands at 98-30. Current Nets coach Avery Johnson set the NBA mark...

 

Detroit Mercy successful on court and in classroom

Detroit- Kansas eliminated Detroit Mercy from the NCAA Tournament late Friday in Omaha, Neb., but next season schools one would expect to make the 68-team field could be eliminated before the tournament starts.Beginning this fall, teams that don't...

 

No definitive answers for Tigers at four key positions

Lakeland, Fla.- In an election year, winter-spring is primary time. In baseball, the race is about rosters.You have Romney-Santorum running to the wire in their GOP showdown. Tigertown in March features a broader range of candidates, for multiple...

 
Bald eagle permit a victory for tradition, Wyoming tribe says

Bald eagle permit a victory for tradition, Wyoming tribe says

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A federal government decision to allow a Wyoming tribe to kill two bald eagles for a religious ceremony is a victory for American Indian sovereignty as well as for long-suppressed religious freedoms, the tribe says. The U.S. Fish and...

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Former Gannett CEO gets $32M severance package

MCLEAN, Va. -- Former Gannett Co. CEO Craig Dubow's received a severance package valued at about $32 million after chronic health problems prompted his resignation from the largest U.S. newspaper publisher. The owner of USA Today and more than 80...

 
What’s in a name? For UNC star Harrison Barnes, everything

What’s in a name? For UNC star Harrison Barnes, everything

On the evening of May 29, 1992, Shirley Barnes sat on her couch in Ames, Iowa, watching her favorite player, Michael Jordan, in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. As she did with every game that the Bulls played on television, Barnes taped...

 
Ohio State pulls away from Gonzaga for 73-66 win

Ohio State pulls away from Gonzaga for 73-66 win

PITTSBURGH - Ohio State busted the original bracket buster. Jared Sullinger scored 18 points, including two big baskets in the final 3 minutes to lead the Buckeyes past Gonzaga 73-66 on Saturday and into the round of 16 for the third straight year....

 

Wang's injury leaves door open for Lannan or Detwiler to claim Nationals' final rotation spot

VIERA, Fla. - With Jordan Zimmermann's four scoreless innings Saturday afternoon, the Washington Nationals completed their third full turn through their starting rotation this spring. This is when Nationals manager Davey Johnson said he might reveal...

 

Bolton says Muamba critically ill after collapsing

LONDON (AP) - Bolton says midfielder Fabrice Muamba is "critically ill" in a hospital's heart attack unit after he collapsed Saturday during a match at Tottenham. Muamba fell face-down to the field in the 41st minute near the halfway line...

 
John Isner beats Novak Djokovic to make BNP Paribas final

John Isner beats Novak Djokovic to make BNP Paribas final

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - American John Isner fired 20 aces, including a 135-mph one on his fourth match point, to beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7), 3-6, 7-6 (5) Saturday in the BNP Paribas Open semifinals. Isner will play either No. 2 Rafael Nadal...

 

Comedian Gallagher still in medically induced coma

LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Doctors have decided to wait before bringing the comedian Gallagher out of the medically induced coma he was put in after his heart attack last week in Texas. Doctors had planned to wake the 65-year-old comedian on Saturday. But...

 
In deep South Dade, Central Americans feel targeted by police

In deep South Dade, Central Americans feel targeted by police

The Miami-Dade County police officer didn't even ask Mateo Gaspar for his license before slapping handcuffs on his wrists and carting him off to jail. Gaspar still isn't sure why he was pulled over that day, in July 2011, while the 46-year old...

 

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