News archive from 20 March 2014, page 12

NCAA Tournament: Tennessee gets final slot in Round of 64 with victory over Iowa 

NCAA Tournament: Tennessee gets final slot in Round of 64 with victory over Iowa 

TENNESSEE 78, IOWA 65 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarnell Stokes dominated inside as Tennessee finally caught up in the closing minutes of regulation, and then opened overtime with a three-point play that got the Volunteers headed to a 78-65 victory over Iowa...

Daily News, 00:00 in Sport
 

Paul Klee: NBA players jump in the NCAA pool, too

DENVER -- This is how you start a riot in an NBA locker room: Break out a bracket. Sure enough, just as I slipped the blank sheet to Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur, the lobbyists infiltrated his locker space, school pride in tow. "How far you got...

 

Reds closer Chapman hit in face by line drive

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been hit in the face by a line drive and taken off the field on a cart. Chapman was struck by Salvador Perez's drive with two outs in the sixth inning of the Reds' game against the Kansas...

 

Teen parolee shows up at Brooklyn parole office with handgun

A teen was busted for having a gun Tuesday at the same Brooklyn parole office where an officer was shot by a convicted murderer last week, officials said. Hector Soria, 19, had a loaded .45-caliber Ruger pistol in the glove compartment of his BMW as...

Daily News, 00:02 in Crime
 

Police: Car bomb explodes outside police station

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A police official says Taliban insurgents staged a multi-pronged attack on a police station in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, using a suicide bomber and gunmen to lay siege to the station. One policeman and 10...

 
Osi Umenyiora returns to practice field for NY Giants, could return to face Eagles in Week 3

Osi Umenyiora returns to practice field for NY Giants, could return to face Eagles in Week 3

Osi Umenyiora went from the stationary bike to the practice field Friday. And there's a chance the veteran pass-rusher could be back in uniform in time for the showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles a week from Sunday. The two-time Pro Bowl defensive...

Daily News, 00:03 in Sport
 
A more global Premier League has ‘weakened’ England’s national soccer team 

A more global Premier League has ‘weakened’ England’s national soccer team 

LONDON - An alarmingly small talent pool of Englishmen in the Premier League has weakened the national team, the head of the English football said on Wednesday. New Football Association chairman Greg Dyke complained that the Premier League he helped...

Daily News, 00:03 in Sport
 
NY Giants prove to be ratings gold with run to Super Bowl XLVI win over New England Patriots

NY Giants prove to be ratings gold with run to Super Bowl XLVI win over New England Patriots

The Giants are kings of the football world. They are the kings of NFL drama, too. This is a potent combination. It’s not just about being reigning Super Bowl champions, it’s their uncanny ability to generate game-ending drama. The league’s TV partners...

Daily News, 00:04 in Sport
 
Former High Point player breaking records during rookie year with Globetrotters

Former High Point player breaking records during rookie year with Globetrotters

When attempting to surpass a world record, you might expect the challenger to have practiced the feat already. Not Harlem Globetrotter rookie Corey “Thunder” Law. During Guinness World Records Day in November, the 24-year-old...

 
A first bite at Lumiere

A first bite at Lumiere

First Bite is a look at a restaurant that's opened recently, based on one visit – not a full-fledged review. The food: Lumiere, from Tom Condron and Matthew Pera, took some time to open, but these are dishes you're not finding anywhere else...

 
SMU beats UC-Irvine 68-54 in NIT

SMU beats UC-Irvine 68-54 in NIT

DALLAS -- Cannen Cunningham scored 17 points to lead SMU to a 68-54 victory Wednesday night over UC-Irvine in the first round of the NIT and give Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown his first college postseason victory in 26 years. Ben Moore added 11...

 
Louisville coach Rick Pitino irked over seed, Manhattan matchup

Louisville coach Rick Pitino irked over seed, Manhattan matchup

ORLANDO — On Saturday Rick Pitino had campaigned on ESPN for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, so he had to be steamed at getting a No. 4 seed, even if he did his best here on Wednesday to take only subtle shots at the NCAA selection committee. But...

Daily News, 00:08 in Sport
 
Brooks scores 27 in Nuggets' win over Pistons

Brooks scores 27 in Nuggets' win over Pistons

DENVER -- Aaron Brooks had 27 points and a career-high 17 assists to lead the Denver Nuggets past the Detroit Pistons 118-109 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Randy Foye added 22 points, Kenneth Faried had 14 and J.J. Hickson had...

 
As Alex Rodriguez chases 600th homer, catching, and passing Barry Bonds at 762 no longer assured

As Alex Rodriguez chases 600th homer, catching, and passing Barry Bonds at 762 no longer assured

The last pitch to Alex Rodriguez from rookie reliever Blake Wood was a 95 mph fastball off the taut left hand of a batter who'd been swinging for the fences, and for history. A-Rod went down holding the back of that hand in the eighth, then headed for...

Daily News, 00:08 in Sport
 

Moyer and Phillies top Marlins; Angels rout Red Sox

MIAMI - Jamie Moyer, 45, beat Florida for the 10th time in as many career starts, pitching six innings Friday night to help the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-2 victory over the Marlins. Philadelphia's Ryan Howard hit his 29th home run, most in the...

Daily News, 00:09 in Sport
 

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