News archive from 19 August 2013

Paraguay leader says uncle must face drug charges

ASUNCION , Paraguay -- Paraguay's new president wants the country's anti-drug agency to treat his uncle like any other person wanted on trafficking charges, saying family ties won't protect any of his relatives. In office since Thursday, President...

 

Fresh start for Miami-Dade, Broward schools

As public school students return to class this week, there's the usual excitement and trepidation of what's to come. This year, in particular, the challenges are great. At the state level, the more rigorous Common Core standards will replace the FCAT...

 

BC-BBN--Leaders, BBN

BC-BBN-Leaders BATTING-CJohnson, Atlanta, .335; YMolina, St. Louis, .327; Cuddyer, Colorado, .323; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, .318; Votto, Cincinnati, .316; MCarpenter, St. Louis, .313; Segura, Milwaukee, .312. RUNS-MCarpenter, St. Louis, 91; Votto,...

 
Lobaton's HR in the 10th sinks Jays 2-1

Lobaton's HR in the 10th sinks Jays 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Edwin Encarnacion missed a second home run by an inch or two. Tampa Bay's Evan Longoria hit a home run that had to stand up through a video review. And the Toronto Blue Jays lost another one-run game Sunday. "Very, very...

 
More problems for Hendrick cars at Michigan

More problems for Hendrick cars at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Jimmie Johnson's exit was only the beginning. It was another rough day for Hendrick Motorsports in Michigan. Johnson, NASCAR's Sprint Cup points leader, was knocked out Sunday after 54 laps when he blew his engine, and Dale...

 

Seedorf's Botafogo takes the lead in Brazil

SAO PAULO -- Clarence Seedorf helped Botafogo regain the Brazilian league lead by setting up two goals in the team's 3-1 win over Portuguesa on Sunday. Botafogo scored all its goals in the second half to snap a three-match winless run and open a...

 
Rex Ryan criticizes NY Jets’ defense, particularly rookie Dee Milliner, after win over Jaguars 

Rex Ryan criticizes NY Jets’ defense, particularly rookie Dee Milliner, after win over Jaguars 

Though the Jets may have come away with their first preseason victory since 2011, the centerpiece of the team, the defense, took more than its fair share of lumps. Rex Ryan’s first-team defense looked helpless against Blaine Gabbert and the Jaguars...

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Western & Southern Open Results

Rafael Nadal (4), Spain, def. John Isner, United States, 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3). Victoria Azarenka (2), Belarus, def. Serena Williams (1), United States, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6). Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez (2),...

 
Seager hits RBI double in 9th, Mariners top Texas

Seager hits RBI double in 9th, Mariners top Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kyle Seager hit an RBI double with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Texas Rangers 4-3. The Mariners took two of three from AL West-leading Texas. They scored three runs in 7 1-3 innings...

 
Eaton lifts Diamondbacks past Pirates 4-2 in 16

Eaton lifts Diamondbacks past Pirates 4-2 in 16

PITTSBURGH -- Adam Eaton's bloop double in the 16th inning drove in two runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Sunday. Eaton's career-high fourth hit came during his seventh at-bat, with A.J. Pollock and Didi...

 
Peralta can't match Bailey in Brewers loss to Reds

Peralta can't match Bailey in Brewers loss to Reds

MILWAUKEE -- Wily Peralta just didn't have it for the Milwaukee Brewers. Peralta gave up seven runs and eight hits in 4 1-3 innings, and was outpitched by Cincinnati's Homer Bailey in a 9-1 loss to the Reds on Sunday. The 23-year-old right-hander was...

 

Future NU golfer Fitzpatrick wins U.S. Amateur

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Incoming Northwestern freshman Matt Fitzpatrick pulled away late en route to defeating Oliver Goss, 4 & 3, in Sunday's final at the U.S. Amateur Championship. Fitzpatrick only trailed for four holes on the first 18, and took a...

 

Matt Dominguez powers Astros past Angels, 7-5

Matt Dominguez had four hits, including a tiebreaking three-run home run, to power the Houston Astros to a 7-5 victory over the Angels. The Angels lost a series to the Astros -- the worst team in the major leagues -- for the third time this season....

 

Robber escapes with $150 from gym patron in Commerce Township

An 18-year-old West Bloomfield man reported he was robbed as he walked to his truck in a Commerce Township gym parking lot early Saturday morning. A masked man rolled out from under the vehicle and stole $150, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's...

 

Little League World Series Glance

GREAT LAKES, Grosse Pointe, Mich.; MID-ATLANTIC, Newark, Del.; MIDWEST, Urbandale, Iowa; NEW ENGLAND, Westport, Conn.; NORTHWEST, Sammamish, Wash.; SOUTHEAST, Nashville, Tenn.; SOUTHWEST, Corpus Christi, Texas; WEST, Chula Vista, Calif. ASIA-PACIFIC,...

 

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