News archive from 19 March 2012

Underrated Ruiz earns respect from teammates

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- A guy who didn't catch a game until he was 18 years old commands so much respect that even Roy Halladay won't shake him off. That's not a misprint. Carlos Ruiz squatted behind the plate for the first time in his late teens after...

 

Clooney uses star power to shine light on Sudanese atrocities

George Clooney may be a pretty face, but if it helps draw attention to the Sudan, he says he's more than happy to become the poster boy for humanitarian activism. The global superstar was arrested last week with his father, retired newsman Nick...

Fox News, 18:03 in Politics
 
Michigan State holds off Saint Louis 65-61

Michigan State holds off Saint Louis 65-61

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Draymond Green scored 16 points with 13 rebounds and set up Keith Appling's late 3-pointer, giving top-seeded Michigan State a 65-61 win over Saint Louis on Sunday and sending the Spartans to the round of 16 in the West Regional of...

 

Florida, NSU set to tip off at 6:10

OMAHA, Neb. - To get to the school's seventh Sweet 16, Florida will have to go through a potential Cinderella team. The No. 7 Gators (24-10) face 15th-seeded Norfolk State (26-9) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament here at the CenturyLink Center...

 

Michigan State advances to play Louisville after ugly victory over Saint Louis

Columbus, Ohio- It was ugly, just as Saint Louis wanted it to be, but in the end, Michigan State had enough to overcome the upset-minded Billikens and advance to the Sweet 16.Keith Appling scored 19 points and Draymond Green added 16 points, 12...

 

Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary

MOLINE --- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney began a Sunday campaign blitz by criticizing President Barack Obama for administration policies that he said boosted gas prices and said he backed more drilling for domestic oil and the Keystone...

 
Latin hunk William Levy begins run on Dancing with the Stars

Latin hunk William Levy begins run on Dancing with the Stars

He may be an unknown to American audiences but that could all change for William Levy starting Monday night with the premier of the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars. The rest of the country will get to see what has made Levy a favorite leading...

 

Jerry Lewis celebrates 86th birthday in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Lewis did not turn 86 quietly. The comedian and filmmaker flew in to New York from Las Vegas for an hours-long celebration Friday night. It started with an onstage interview at Manhattan's 92nd Street Y, then continued in midtown...

 

Nationals send Harper to Triple-A

The Washington Nationals optioned outfielder Bryce Harper, the first overall pick in the 2010 draft, to Triple-A Syracuse of the International League on Sunday. Harper, one of the most hyped offensive prospects in recent years, batted .286 in nine...

 
Report: Ex-Packers backup QB Flynn headed to Seahawks

Report: Ex-Packers backup QB Flynn headed to Seahawks

NFL.com reports: Matt Flynn has agreed to terms with the Seahawks on a three-year contract worth up to $26 million, with $10 million guaranteed, according to a league source. For more: nfl.com

 

Steady spring reign

It was late January when the Boston College team left Orono in the snow after being beaten on consecutive nights by Maine. Coach Jerry York said the customary five-hour bus trip back to Boston seemed like a 10-hour odyssey. “Sometimes you have to hit...

 
2012 NCAA Tournament: Michigan State Spartans hold on against St. Louis, 65-61, behind Draymond Green 

2012 NCAA Tournament: Michigan State Spartans hold on against St. Louis, 65-61, behind Draymond Green 

MICHIGAN STATE 65, ST. LOUIS 61 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Draymond Green scored 16 points with 14 rebounds and set up Keith Appling’s late 3-pointer, giving top-seeded Michigan State a 65-61 win over Saint Louis on Sunday and sending the Spartans to the round...

Daily News, 18:29 in Sport
 

Recap: Atlanta vs. Baltimore

Manny Machado followed L.J. Hoes' leadoff ground-rule double with an RBI single, sparking a two-run eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles rallied to tie the Atlanta Braves, 2-2, in spring training Sunday. The Orioles scored their second run off Jonny...

 

Comedian Gallagher out of coma, telling jokes

LEWISVILLE, TEXAS (AP) - The comedian Gallagher is telling jokes after being taken out of a medically induced coma that doctors put him in following his heart attack last week in Texas. Doctors slowly woke up Gallagher on Sunday morning. His...

 

North Carolina leads Creighton 43-35 at halftime in NCAA tournament

GREENSBORO North Carolina leads Creighton 43-35 at halftime here at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Tar Heels are one half away from advancing to the NCAA tournament Midwest region semifinals later this week in St. Louis. UNC, the top seed in the...

 

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