News archive from 18 April 2014

Despite a recovering economy, many in Michigan remain hungry

Despite a recovering economy, many in Michigan remain hungry

What you'll find in a common jar of peanut butter depends on the circumstances when you reach for it. Sitting in a pantry among cereal and pasta and canned goods, it's an unremarkable convenience — an after-school sandwich spread. For countless...

 

Kuchar shares lead at Harbour Town

Hilton Head Island, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Kuchar carded a 5-under 66 on Thursday and that gave him a share of the lead after the opening round of the Heritage. Kuchar, who shared fifth at the Masters, was joined atop the leaderboard by Scott...

 
Kuchar builds on Masters momentum

Kuchar builds on Masters momentum

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Matt Kuchar continued his stellar play from the Masters by putting together a strong start at the RBC Heritage, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Langley and William McGirt. There...

 

Gene Fieger leads Senior PGA Professional

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Gene Fieger shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Thursday to take a four-stroke lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship. The 53-year-old Fieger, the PGA director of golf at Hideout Golf Club in Naples, Fla.,...

 
Kansas City's Cain to DL with groin strain

Kansas City's Cain to DL with groin strain

HOUSTON -- Kansas City outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Cain was injured trying to beat a throw to first base in the ninth inning on Wednesday night. He is hitting .333 with five RBIs and...

 

Source: Haith front-runner for Tulsa job

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Missouri coach Frank Haith is in position to replace Danny Manning at Tulsa. A person with knowledge of the situation at Tulsa says Haith is the front-runner for the job, and he was traveling to the school on Thursday afternoon. The...

 

Padres RHP Johnson to get elbow examined

SAN DIEGO -- Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will have his right elbow examined by noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews next week. The right-hander is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained forearm. The Padres fear his initial injury may be...

 
Knicks' season over, focus is on Anthony's future

Knicks' season over, focus is on Anthony's future

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony says he wants to stay in New York, and he says he wants to win. It is up to Phil Jackson to convince him that he can do both. With the Knicks' season over and Anthony missing the playoffs for the first time in his...

 
Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades. There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals. The alley-oops in Lob City, the deep 3-pointers by the Splash Brothers...

 

Pacers coach rules out Bynum for Hawks series

INDIANAPOLIS -- Top-seeded Indiana won't have Andrew Bynum for its first-round series against Atlanta. Coach Frank Vogel said Thursday that he believes the Pacers' oft-injured center could still work his way back for the playoffs. But he won't be...

 

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Q&A with driver Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth has run consistently strong virtually each week, he has had none of the engine issues that plagued him early last season and he's second in the Sprint Cup Series standings after eight races. Yet something is missing – wins....

 

Herbalife discloses investigation in Illinois

NEW YORK -- Nutritional supplements and weight-loss products maker Herbalife is being investigated by the attorney general of Illinois. The office of Attorney General Lisa Madigan confirms it is investigating complaints brought by consumers. Herbalife...

 
Sponsorship woes put Swan Racing future in doubt

Sponsorship woes put Swan Racing future in doubt

Swan Racing is reviewing its ability to compete in NASCAR because of difficulty securing corporate sponsorship for the two-car operation. Swan Racing owner Brandon Davis, the CEO of independent oil and gas company Swan Energy, bought the organization...

 

4 bids made for debt-ridden August Wilson Center

PITTSBURGH -- Four buyers have submitted bids for the city's debt-ridden August Wilson Center, a court-appointed receiver said Thursday. The center honors the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, who grew up in Pittsburgh. A judge recently approved...

 

Nik Wallenda in Chicago to scout tightrope walk

CHICAGO -- Nik Wallenda is scouting locations in Chicago for a tightrope walk among the city's skyscrapers to be televised this fall on Discovery Channel. The high-wire walker was staying at a hotel near Willis Tower, but would only say he hasn't...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30