News archive from 21 February 2012, page 4

Jason Richardson will not play against the Bucks tonight

MILWAUKEE - Jason Richardson will not play for the Orlando Magic when they face the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at Bradley Center. Richardson, who is believed to have a virus, missed Sunday's game in Miami after he experienced pain in his chest....

 

Suspended NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield indicted on stolen goods charges after Nov. raid

CATAWBA, N.C. (AP) - Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was hit with new criminal charges as he fights his suspension from the racing circuit. Indictments by a Catawba County grand jury released Monday charge Mayfield with three counts of possessing...

 
D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario signs new contract

D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario signs new contract

D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario, the MLS most valuable player last season, signed a contract Monday that will make him the club’s highest-paid player. Terms were not disclosed, but sources close to the situation said De Rosario will earn more than...

 

Boys basketball | Mike Helfgot's Tribune Top 20

1. Simeon 26-1 (1) Looking to three-peat. 2. Proviso East 24-0 (2) Maps Neal F Simeon Vocational High, 8235 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago, IL 60620-1763, USA Proviso East High School, 807 S 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153-2389, USA Bogan Computer Technical High...

 

UCF baseball moves up to No. 19 in poll, prepares to face No. 1 Florida

After claiming an opening weekend sweep of Long Island, the UCF baseball team moved up from No. 21 to No. 19 in the latest Baseball America poll. The Knights (3-0) have a big week ahead, preparing for a game at No. 1 Florida (2-1) Wednesday at 7 p.m....

 

Izzo backs "phenomenal" Weber in interview

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo defended Illinois coach Bruce Weber, who is under fire, in an interview with Comcast SportsNet that appeared on Chicago Tribune Live. Here are some excerpts from the interview. Izzo on Bruce: I think he is a...

 

Scott, Miami face crucial game at Maryland

CORAL GABLES - Miami guard Durand Scott sees Tuesday night's game at Maryland as a potential early birthday present if he and his teammates can win. Scott, who will celebrate his 22nd birthday on Wednesday, recorded season highs in points (24),...

 

Michigan voters: Santorum connects better than Romney

MUSKEGON, Mich. - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum promised Monday to revive manufacturing, cut taxes and shrink government, pledges that drew loud applause from conservative Michigan voters who said he was more in line with their...

 
In a way, Laptop Shooting Dad is on target

In a way, Laptop Shooting Dad is on target

Move over, Tiger Mom. Laptop Shooting Dad has just surpassed you as America's toughest parent. In case you haven't seen the viral video sensation, Tommy Jordan, a cowboy hat-wearing, pistol-packing IT guy from North Carolina, chose a creative way to...

 

Roland Martin's on-air apology approved by GLAAD

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Roland Martin, the CNN commentator who was suspended by the cable news outlet earlier this month for a pair of homophobic tweets he sent out during this year's Super Bowl, has received a thumbs-up from the Gay and Lesbian...

 

Don't rush to resurrect private prison proposal

The brawl over prison privatization may be over in the Florida Legislature. By a 21-19 vote last week, state senators killed the controversial initiative that would have put 29 state-run facilities into private hands. The Senate decision was a sound...

 

Our take on: Mayor Jacobs' domestic partners decision

Worth the wait We wish she had moved sooner, but we give Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs credit for endorsing a domestic partners registry. Now county commissioners should follow her good example so that Orange can catch up to Orlando in...

 

Letters to the Editor: Florida executions, servers' wages and birth control

Florida executions Robert Brian Waterhouse was executed last Wednesday by the state of Florida. If we are shocked and horrified at the rape and murder of a 29-year-old mother more than 30 years ago, aren't we now a little embarrassed at the...

 

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