News archive from 18 September 2011

Hall of Famer Dave Gavitt, founder of Big East Conference, dies at 73

Dave Gavitt, one of basketball's most influential leaders the last three decades, has died at 73. His death Friday night after a long illness was confirmed by his family Saturday. He died in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I.


FC Dallas-NY Red Bulls, 7:30 p.m.; Goal is to keep pace in playoff hunt

FRISCO — On June 21, 2008, in Giants Stadium, Schellas Hyndman made his FC Dallas coaching debut against the New York Red Bulls. It was only days after the longtime SMU coach had been selected to replace the fired Steve Morrow. New York got a...

Dallas News, 17:03 in Sport
Holy Cross tops Harvard 30-22

Holy Cross tops Harvard 30-22

WORCESTER - Andrew Zitnik returned an interception 97 yards to cap a Holy Cross scoring surge in the Crusaders 30-22 win over Harvard on Saturday. Holy Cross (2-1) trailed 14-3 with 14:27 left in the second quarter before outscoring the Crimson 27-0....

For the Red Sox, a Curative Victory

For the Red Sox, a Curative Victory

Boston Keep up with the latest news on The Times's baseball blog. Go to the Bats Blog Major League Baseball Live Scoreboard Standings | Wild Card Stats | Injuries Yankees Schedule/Results Roster | Stats Mets Schedule/Results Roster | Stats The home...

Helping Revive Oklahoma on the Way to Texas Tech

Helping Revive Oklahoma on the Way to Texas Tech

This article, excerpted from “Swing Your Sword: Leading the Charge in Football and Life” (Diversion Books) by the former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach, recalls Leach’s season as offensive coordinator under Bob Stoops at Oklahoma. The Sooners, who are...

Business & clients like boxer Nonito Donaire are flocking back to BALCO founder Victor Conte

Business & clients like boxer Nonito Donaire are flocking back to BALCO founder Victor Conte

As they sat in in the offices of the San Carlos, Calif., nutritional supplement company he started, Victor Conte and bantamweight boxer Nonito Donaire were brainstorming names for Conte's newest consumer product - an energy drink designed to stimulate...

Daily News, 17:06 in Sport

Michigan State's season to be made on road

South Bend, Ind.- One look at Michigan State's schedule and one obvious trend jumps out. The Spartans play a brutal road schedule. Starting today against Notre Dame, the defending Big Ten co-champions begin a series of road games that includes stops...


Gunther Cunningham sticks to devising defense

Allen Park- That the Chiefs running game is as unique and dangerous as it is was probably a blessing to Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham. It helped keep his mind off other, more emotional aspects of Sunday's game at Ford Field....


WADA approves changes to 2012 list of banned doping substances

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency has set the list of banned substances for the London Olympics, allowing a previously prohibited asthma drug to be used to certain forms. WADA's executive committee met in Lausanne on Saturday...


Fed investigators at scene of Nevada air crash that killed 3

Reno, Nev. - Federal investigators on Saturday began looking into what caused a 74-year-old pilot to lose control of his World War II-era plane and crash next to a VIP section at a Reno air race in an accident that killed at least three people and...

When Retirees Are Shortchanged

When Retirees Are Shortchanged

THE world needs more newspaper reporters like Ellen E. Schultz of The Wall Street Journal. For nearly a decade, Ms. Schultz and her colleagues have been rooting through the minutiae of accounting regulations, government filings and corporate...


Purdue routs Southeast Missouri 59-0

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Robert Marve threw a touchdown pass and was nearly perfect in his return from a knee injury to help Purdue beat Southeast Missouri State 59-0 on Saturday. Marve had been out since tearing the ACL in his left knee early last...

Scouting report: Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma

Scouting report: Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma

Information for this report was obtained from NFL scouts. Jonathan Vilma is a three-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker for the Saints obtained in a 2008 trade with the Jets, who had acquired him with the 12th pick in the 2004 draft. He was ranked the...


Babcock, Wings honor McCrimmon at funeral

Farmington - Brad McCrimmon was remembered as an imposing physical presence and loving family man. That's the way Red Wings coach Mike Babcock described the former assistant coach after McCrimmon's funeral Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic...

Live scoring: AL Central champion Tigers take on the A's

Live scoring: AL Central champion Tigers take on the A's

Follow along and comment as the Tigers, your American League Central champions, continue their series in Oakland today at 4 p.m. The game is being televised here on Fox. Here is the Tigers' lineup: Jackson CF Ordonez RF Raburn LF Cabrera 1B...


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