News archive from 21 February 2012, page 8

Robbery highlights Supreme Court member’s travel schedule

Robbery highlights Supreme Court member’s travel schedule

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer was at his Caribbean vacation home late in the evening one recent Thursday when a man wielding a machete cut his way through a screen door, walked into the living room and demanded “money, money, money,”...

 
Maryland men’s basketball Coach Mark Turgeon does his best with a small roster

Maryland men’s basketball Coach Mark Turgeon does his best with a small roster

Even before the college basketball season started, Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon was concerned about managing burnout among his short-handed roster. Illness and injury had left the Terps with just seven scholarship players and six walk-ons - barely...

 

Gosselin: Why Cowboys must focus on solving problems in the draft

Rick Gosselin, sports columnist for The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, answered your questions about the Cowboys, the NFL as well as the Stars. Mavericks and Rangers in a live...

Dallas News, 21:13 in Sport
 
Sara Spurlark, 1923-2012

Sara Spurlark, 1923-2012

Sara Spurlark influenced thousands of students as a Chicago Public Schools teacher and administrator before joining the University of Chicago to help launch what is now the school's Urban Education Institute. Her own education began in segregated...

 

Nishikori defeats former No. 1 Ferrero to reach 2nd round in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Japan's Kei Nishikori reached the second round of the Copa Claro on Monday, beating former No. 1-ranked Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain 7-5, 3-6, 6-2. Nishikori reached the quarterfinals last month of the Australian Open...

 
Jackson backer: 'Demonic forces' at play

Jackson backer: 'Demonic forces' at play

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. on Monday touted the backing of more than 50 ministers, including one who said "political demonic forces" were driving the agenda of Democratic primary opponent Debbie Halvorson. The congressman's campaign aides...

 

Gosselin: Worst failed prospect I've seen in draft started for Cowboys

Rick Gosselin, sports columnist for The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, answered your questions about the Cowboys, the NFL as well as the Stars. Mavericks and Rangers in a live...

Dallas News, 21:24 in Sport
 
No. 11 Penn State women rout No. 8 Ohio State 84-66, takes 1st Big 10 title since '04

No. 11 Penn State women rout No. 8 Ohio State 84-66, takes 1st Big 10 title since '04

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Nikki Greene had 25 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 11 Penn State beat No. 8 Ohio State 84-66 on Monday night, clinching at least a share of its first Big Ten title since 2004. Mia Nickson also had a double-double with 18...

 
So long, Frank Lloyd Wright?

So long, Frank Lloyd Wright?

It's not uncommon for a Prairie Style house designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright follower to go on the market. But there's something unusual about a Prairie Style house that's for sale in north suburban Wilmette - most notably, the unassuming cottage at...

 

Driver, 19, dies of injuries sustained in head-on crash on BeachLine Expressway

A 19-year-old Cocoa woman has died of injuries she received in a car crash on the BeachLine Expressway, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday. Carol Soto was westbound Saturday about 2:35 p.m. when she lost control of her Nissan, which crossed the...

 

Gosselin: Worst failed draft prospect I've seen started for Cowboys

Rick Gosselin, sports columnist for The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, answered your questions about the Cowboys, the NFL as well as the Stars. Mavericks and Rangers in a live...

Dallas News, 21:41 in Sport
 
Preview: Loyola at Valparaiso

Preview: Loyola at Valparaiso

TV/Radio: 7:05 p.m. Tuesday; Lakeshore Public Television; WLUW-FM 88.7. Records: Loyola 7-19 (1-14 Horizon); Valparaiso 19-10 (12-4). Teddy Greenstein's quick look: The Ramblers have won two of their last three, thanks largely to Ben Averkamp's...

 
Super PACs dominating Republican presidential race

Super PACs dominating Republican presidential race

Super PACs and other groups dominated the race for the Republican presidential nomination last month, raising and spending tens of millions of dollars outside the traditional campaign system and playing a key role in extending an already tumultuous...

 

Red Wings at Blackhawks

TV/radio: 7 p.m. Tuesday; NBCSN/WGN-AM 720. Series: Wings lead 2-1. Last meeting: Wings won 3-2 in OT on Jan. 14 in Detroit. Probable goalies rec, gaa Wings, Jimmy Howard: 32-11-1, 2.03 Hawks, Corey Crawford: 21-14-5, 2.87 Team comparison Averages per...

 

Romney attacks Santorum's spending in Congress

CINCINNATI -- Mitt Romney, struggling to shore up his support in the Midwest, on Monday again attacked Rick Santorum's spending during his time in Congress. "One of the people I'm running against, Sen. Santorum, goes to Washington, calls himself...

 

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