News archive from 20 March 2014, page 3

Baylor pro day draws a big crowd, including Dallas scouts and a Cowboys WR

WACO — Baylor safety Ahmad Dixon said tickets to Bears’ home football games used to hold the same value as McDonald’s Happy Meals. My, how times have changed. Dixon, one of 18 Bears who worked out at their pro day Wednesday in front of 36 scouts (the...

Dallas News, 21:18 in Sport
 

Observations: Charlotte Bobcats at Brooklyn Nets

• The Charlotte Bobcats' decision to sign DJ White to a 10-day contract (it will happen later this week) demonstrates how hard it is to find an NBA-quality center off the street this time of year. If nothing else, the 6-foot-8 White can be a practice...

 

Guantánamo prosecutors: How did KSM 'propaganda' document get out?

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The war court prosecutor has asked the Sept. 11 judge to investigate how Huffington Post and a British television station got a copy of some commentary by the alleged 9/11 mastermind, Khalid Sheik Mohammed. The emergency...

 

Bogota mayor loses fight to stay in office

BOGOTA, Colombia The embattled leftist mayor of Bogota has lost his bid to stay in office after President Juan Manuel Santos refused to heed a ruling by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission. The commission had urged on Tuesday a stay against the...

 

Guantánamo prosecutors: How did KSM 'propaganda' document get out?

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The war court prosecutor has asked the Sept. 11 judge to investigate how Huffington Post and a British television station got a copy of some commentary by the alleged 9/11 mastermind, Khalid Sheik Mohammed. The...

 
Bogota mayor loses fight to stay in office

Bogota mayor loses fight to stay in office

BOGOTA, Colombia -- The embattled leftist mayor of Bogota has lost his bid to stay in office after President Juan Manuel Santos refused to heed a ruling by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission. The commission had urged on Tuesday a stay against...

 

Startups try for a piece of the lucrative industry of catering to pets

Alex Stone and his wife, Marissa McDaniel, both work full time. They have two dogs that they miss during the day, and often have trouble getting home to feed them. “Pets are like children and need to be on a schedule,” Stone said. He was inspired to...

 
NCAA Tournament: 19-loss Cal Poly team beats Texas Southern, gets in Round of 64 

NCAA Tournament: 19-loss Cal Poly team beats Texas Southern, gets in Round of 64 

CAL POLY 81, TEXAS SOUTHERN 69 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — So much for first-time jitters. Chris Eversley scored 19 points to help Cal Poly avoid its 20th loss of the season and win its first NCAA tournament game, 81-69 victory over Texas Southern on...

Daily News, 21:26 in Sport
 

NASCAR must protect integrity of race results

With a new championship format debuting this season, NASCAR can ill afford any confusion or uncertainty in regards to the race results. That is exactly what occurred at the conclusion of Sunday night's Food City 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway....

 

Starks returns to Packers

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers formally announced the re-signing of running back James Starks on Wednesday, with the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reporting the deal to be for two years. Starks has spent his entire four-year...

 

Recap: Washington vs. Houston

Viera, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarred Cosart fanned nine batters over five perfect innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals in Grapefruit League action. Jesus Guzman had a solo home run in his only plate...

 

Juan Martin del Potro withdraws from Sony Open with injured wrist

Argentine fans will be missing one of their favorite players at the Sony Open this year. Juan Martin del Potro, the world No. 8 and former U.S. Open champion, withdrew early Wednesday with a left wrist injury. He received treatment after withdrawing...

 

NC State eager to make mark as No. 12 seed

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jim Crews isn't buying the notion that St. Louis may be in a precarious position as a No. 5 seed in the NCAA tournament. The Billikens (26-6) face No. 12 seed North Carolina State (22-13) in the second round of the Midwest Regional,...

 

Cosart retires all 15 batters faced in Astros' win

VIERA, Fla. -- Jarred Cosart pitched five perfect innings Wednesday night, leading the Houston Astros to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Nationals. Cosart struck out nine, including six in a row and seven of eight. The right-hander had come into the...

 

5 finalists for North Dakota Miss Basketball

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Five players have been selected as finalists for the North Dakota Miss Basketball award. Central Cass center Faith Dooley and Thompson post Shannon Galegher are playing this weekend at the state Class B girls basketball tournament....

 

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