News archive from 18 August 2014

Live now: Kansas City Chiefs at Carolina Panthers

Cam Newton is expected back Sunday as the Carolina Panthers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in their second NFL preseason game of 2014 at Bank of America Stadium. Follow the game with Observer reporters' social media updates. Live Blog Live updates,...

 

Inspired Miami Dolphins defense steps up to its own challenge in preseason win over Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Louis Delmas and his Dolphins defensive teammates weren't just disappointed. They were spitting mad. And, by and large, they played that way Saturday night in Tampa. “I definitely think we had a chip on our shoulder,” said...

 

White Sox hold on to defeat Blue Jays, 7-5

_Summary: The White Sox scored six runs in the first inning against Toronto on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, overcoming another catcher's obstruction call against them. They led 7-5 in the ninth, with Jake Petricka on to hold the lead and...

 

Jeff Burton finishes tough week at Michigan in Tony Stewart's sted

BROOKLYN, Mich. Jeff Burtoncompleted an emotional weekat Michigan International Speedway with a 37th-place finish Sunday in the Pure Michigan 400. Burton drove the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 Chevy in place of owner-driver Tony Stewart, who missed his...

 
Padres can't climb out of early hole against Cards

Padres can't climb out of early hole against Cards

ST. LOUIS -- Odrisamer Despaigne grooved too many pitches in the first inning. The San Diego Padres couldn't quite climb out of the hole. Matt Carpenter homered, doubled and drove in three runs, Adam Wainwright tied for the major league lead with his...

 
Hellickson, Rays give up 4 runs, lose to Yankees

Hellickson, Rays give up 4 runs, lose to Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Sunday's 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees marked the first time in two weeks the Tampa Bay Rays gave up more than three runs in a game. They went only 7-5 in that stretch, and the Rays' lack of hitting again caught up to them....

 
Bad first inning does in Hutchinson, Blue Jays

Bad first inning does in Hutchinson, Blue Jays

CHICAGO -- Drew Hutchinson wanted to return to the mound after he pitched an ugly first inning. After the Toronto Blue Jays right-hander recorded two outs, he allowed six runs on a Conor Gillaspie grand slam and a Jordan Danks' two-run home run. The...

 
Seattle 8, Detroit 1: Mariners blast Tigers in home stand finale

Seattle 8, Detroit 1: Mariners blast Tigers in home stand finale

At Comerica Park WHAT HAPPENED: Seattle touched lefty Robbie Ray (1-3) for two runs in the first inning and it was an uphill climb from there in his start for the injured Justin Verlander. By winning two out of three from the Tigers, Seattle left town...

 
Smithsonian museum acquires 86 images from LGBT photographer Silvia Ros of Miami Shores

Smithsonian museum acquires 86 images from LGBT photographer Silvia Ros of Miami Shores

Silvia Ros, a lesbian photographer from Miami Shores, has officially become part of American history: The Smithsonian in Washington has acquired 86 of her freelance images to be displayed with the national museum's growing LGBT collection....

 

Monday's TV/Radio listings

Event Time TV MLB Cincinnati at St. Louis 7:15 MLBN Little League World Series Czech Republic vs. Rapid City (SD) 10 am ESPN2 Australia vs. Mex./Jap. noon ESPN Lynnwood (WA) vs. Pearland/Philly 2:00 ESPN Venezuela vs. Puerto Rico 5:00 ESPN2 Cumberland...

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African World Festival draws big crowd in Detroit for 3-day event

African World Festival draws big crowd in Detroit for 3-day event

Khairat Abdul-Mujeeb and her husband, Ali Abdus-Shaheed, placed jewelry on stands and in cases Sunday afternoon under a tent set up along Brush Street in Midtown Detroit, telling passers-by about the origin of the designs. “Look at that,”...

 

Mexico: River spill to keep 88 schools closed

MEXICO CITY -- Authorities in a northern Mexico state say 88 schools will not open Monday along with the rest of the country because of the danger of water contaminated by the spill of 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids from a copper...

 
Manning dominant for Denver in win over 49ers

Manning dominant for Denver in win over 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Peyton Manning threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, leading the Denver Broncos past the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil the NFL debut at sparkling $1.2 billion Levi's...

 

Main Sequence wins Sword Dancer Invitational

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Main Sequence beat Imagining by a head Sunday in the Grade 1 $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Rajiv Maragh, Main Sequence was slow out of the gate and spotted the field several lengths...

 
Montero much better, but Mets lose to Cubs 2-1

Montero much better, but Mets lose to Cubs 2-1

NEW YORK -- Rafael Montero avoided the long ball that had plagued him so much. Jenrry Mejia, however, couldn't keep the Cubs in the ballpark. Starlin Castro homered off Mejia on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift Chicago over the New York...

 

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