News archive from 20 June 2013, page 15

Joe Louis Arena will scarcely be missed when Red Wings' new arena goes up

We won't miss the press box at Joe Louis Arena because it really was never there. It's just a row of seats — the top row, way up high — haphazardly constructed as an afterthought back when the Red Wings were one, too. And nobody in the building will...

 
Dan Le Batard: Second-guessing becomes first reaction during NBA Finals

Dan Le Batard: Second-guessing becomes first reaction during NBA Finals

“Perspective is dead.” — Jeff Van Gundy, former NBA coach. So now The Avalanche Of Unreasonable falls upon the heads of the regal San Antonio Spurs because they had the shameful audacity to lose at a crucial time to...

 
Greg Cote: Game 7 is all or nothing for Miami Heat

Greg Cote: Game 7 is all or nothing for Miami Heat

The Shot That Changed Everything found the perfect hands. Nobody who ever played basketball has made more three-point baskets than Ray Allen, after all. You know how shooters say they are sure the moment the ball leaves their hands if the shot is...

 
Brazil officials reverse subway, bus fare hike

Brazil officials reverse subway, bus fare hike

SAO PAULO -- Leaders in Brazil's two biggest cities said Wednesday that they reversed an increase in bus and subway fares that ignited anti-government protests that have spread across the nation in the past week. Many people doubted the move would...

 

Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen to donate for pediatric heart patients

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is giving from his heart. Olsen, whose son, T.J., was born with a heart defect, will donate more than $289,000 to Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Children's Hospital for a fund that will help provide...

 

California Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators granted 5.2% raises

SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislators were granted 5.2% raises Wednesday by a state panel that said the improving state economy and a flush budget justified restoring some of the salary cut from officials' paychecks in recent years. The...

 
Oregon St. knocks Indiana out of CWS with 1-0 win

Oregon St. knocks Indiana out of CWS with 1-0 win

OMAHA, Neb. -- Matt Boyd pitched a four-hitter and struck out 11 and Oregon State made a fourth-inning sacrifice fly stand for a 1-0 victory over Indiana in the College World Series on Wednesday night. The Beavers (52-12) won the first 1-0 game at the...

 

Recap: Chicago vs. Colorado

The Chicago Fire came from behind to claim a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids at Toyota Park on Wednesday. Deshorn Brown had handed the Rapids a vital road lead, but the Fire battled back and took all three points thanks to Mike Magee's equalizer...

 

James Gandolfini's career, more than just Tony Soprano

James Gandolfini's untimely death at the age of 51 was as shocking as the abrupt cut-to-black conclusion of his most famous series, "The Sopranos." While most people became familiar with the imposing-looking Italian American actor after...

 
New arena could be competition for concert venues

New arena could be competition for concert venues

For touring performers and their booking agents, a new Detroit arena could be a bright, shiny object that's hard to resist. The proposed 18,000-seat arena, conceived as the centerpiece of Woodward Avenue's entertainment district, would be more than...

 

Review: Matthias Merkel Hess' sculptures at once earnest and sly

The dozen ceramic anvils on sawhorse and plywood tables at Acme are signature Matthias Merkel Hess: at once subversive and reverential, sly but earnest, gently comical, surprisingly beautiful and unexpectedly poetic. Merkel Hess has transformed a...

 

Graphic: Locator map of $650 million arena project

Here is a map of some of the key parts of the $650 million arena complex and district that would include spin-off housing, retail, office, and parking. • Read the story: Plans for $650M Wings arena, entertainment district unveiled Graphic by David...

 

L.A. council puts measure to form city health agency on ballot

Feeling backed against a wall by petitioners from an AIDS activist group, Los Angeles City Council members agreed Wednesday to place a measure on next year's ballot asking if voters want the city to create an independent health agency. But then they...

 

#PaulasBestDishes goes viral after Paula Deen racism controversy

Following a report that Paula Deen uses the N-word repeatedly, likes to tell racist jokes, and once proposed using black waiters dressed as slaves at a wedding, the hashtag #PaulasBestDishes was trending on Twitter. Inspired by her Food Network...

 

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