News archive from 21 January 2014

Scientists: Cuba quake unusual, but recent Caribbean activity fairly typical

From earthquake-ravaged Haiti to the quiet northern coast of Cuba, the ground is moving. Tremors moved across the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince early Monday morning, causing a brief scare nearly four years to the day that a 7.0 magnitude shock...

 

Associated Press Top 25 Basketball Polls

Men Rec.PtsPrv1. Arizona (61)18-01,62112. Syracuse (4)18-01,55923. Michigan State17-11,49744. Villanova16-11,37765. Wichita State19-01,36856. Florida15-21,30377. San Diego State16-11,211108. Kansas13-41,117159. Wisconsin16-21,074310....

 
5 things since NHL got back to business a year ago

5 things since NHL got back to business a year ago

The NHL has been back in business for a year since its most-recent lockout. With two-plus weeks left before the league's next break, a 16-day hiatus for the Winter Olympics, here's a look at five things on and off the ice over the past year. SHOOTING...

 

Wizards defeat slumping Sixers 107-99

WASHINGTON -- The Philadelphia 76ers came to Washington for two things. They paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They also hoped to beat the Washington Wizards. The Sixers had to settle for honoring the civil rights leader on his holiday. The...

 

Colombia shows bodies of 14 rebels slain in raid

TAME, Colombia -- Colombia's military says it killed 14 guerrillas in a bombing and ground attack on an insurgent camp in a state bordering Venezuela. The dead from Sunday's pre-dawn raid were shown to reporters in Arauca state Monday. The corpses...

 

Game thread: Detroit Red Wings try to get home win streak going vs. St. Louis Blues

The Detroit Red Wings needed a bizarre play to come back and beat the Los Angeles Kings. Next, they'll try to get a winning streak going at Joe Louis Arena for just the second time this season as they host the St. Louis Blues (7:30 p.m., FSD). The...

 

Bears CB Jennings selected to Pro Bowl

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings is headed to his second straight Pro Bowl, with the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman going to the Super Bowl. The NFL notified the Bears of the switch on Monday. Jennings led the Bears with...

 

Jones out for Rockets against Trail Blazers

HOUSTON -- Terrence Jones is out for the Houston Rockets against the Portland Trail Blazers with a deep thigh bruise. Jones scored a career-high 36 points in Houston's previous game. The second-year player was great last week, averaging a little more...

 

Mavs hold off the Cavs, 102-97

CLEVELAND -- It wasn't easy, but the Dallas Mavericks got out of the Quicken Loans Arena with a 102-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday afternoon. The Mavs are now 25-18 on the season while the Cavs fell to 15-26. Monta Ellis led Dallas...

 

No. 19 California defeats Arizona 79-64

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Brittany Boyd and Reshanda Gray did it all for No. 19 California, scoring 24 and 20 respectively, as the Golden Bears beat Arizona 79-64 on Monday. Gray grabbed 12 rebounds and Boyd pulled down five more, had seven assists and four...

 

DeVos' Quantum Racing leads at Key West regatta

KEY WEST, Fla. -- Amway President Doug DeVos has steered Quantum Racing to two first-place finishes to take the lead in the 52 class at the Quantum Key West 2014 sailing regatta off the Florida Keys. DeVos and tactician Terry Hutchinson made the most...

 
NYC and NJ prep for Super Bowl on calm MLK Monday

NYC and NJ prep for Super Bowl on calm MLK Monday

NEW YORK -- Workers hung in harnesses, putting the finishing touches on a sponsor's billboard high above Broadway. A few blocks north, in Times Square, a three-story stage festooned with Fox Sports logos towered over the crossroads of the world....

 
Kenneth Anderson, stage production manager for rock band Kiss in its '70s heyday, dies at 75.

Kenneth Anderson, stage production manager for rock band Kiss in its '70s heyday, dies at 75.

Before Kiss, no rock group had ever put quite as much emphasis on the outrageous while onstage. It was up to Kenneth Anderson to make those wild antics happen. Anderson, who died of cancer at 75 on Dec. 15 at his Hallandale Beach home, was vice...

 
Low-key impresario at highaltitude

Low-key impresario at highaltitude

LOS ANGELES For a guy with one of the biggest jobs in movies, John Cooper keeps an extremely low profile. He is the director of the Sundance Film Festival, yet Robert Redford remains its public face. Cooper loathes red carpets, preferring a quiet life...

 

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