News archive from 21 March 2014

Dwight School boys basketball team heads to first state Federation tournament with 23-6 record

Dwight boys basketball coach David Brown was looking for improvement heading into this season. All he wanted to do was re-establish basketball at the school. It’s safe to say Brown more than accomplished his goal, as Dwight will face undefeated...

Daily News, 20:00 in Sport
 

Recap: Kansas City vs. LA Angels

Surprise, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Trout smacked a two-run home run in the sixth-inning to power the LA Angels to a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Cactus League play. Trout also doubled and finished 2-for-3 and Albert Pujols had a solo...

 

Wheeling Central beats Parkersburg Catholic, 59-57

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Senior Thomas Stanley nets his only points of the game from the line with 23.8 seconds remaining in overtime to lead Wheeling Central to a 59-57 win over Parkersburg Catholic in the Class A quarterfinals Thursday. Senior Alonzo...

 

NCAA Capsules

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Siyani Chambers scored 11 points, including five straight in the final 2 minutes, and 12th-seeded Harvard won its second NCAA tournament game in history, upsetting fifth-seeded Cincinnati 61-57 on Thursday in the East Regional....

 
Security detail walks off job at Miami-Dade County Liberty City offices

Security detail walks off job at Miami-Dade County Liberty City offices

Imperial Security offered around the clock services for a Liberty City building that houses several Miami-Dade County offices. At midnight Wednesday, security officers walked off the job. Thursday morning, about a dozen officers took to the streets in...

 
Department of Corrections denies Advertiser request for death penalty information

Department of Corrections denies Advertiser request for death penalty information

The Alabama Department of Corrections Thursday denied a freedom of information request from the Montgomery Advertiser regarding information on death penalty protocols currently used in the state.In a statement released by the DOC, commissioner Kim...

 

The Ticket continues dominance of D-FW sports talk radio ratings

The Ticket seems as dominant as ever in the latest sports talk ratings, which cover Jan. 30 to February 26. Among all listeners for “the February book” it was SportsRadio 1310 The Ticket with a 2.8 share, followed by ESPN-FM 103.3 at 1.5 and 105.3 The...

Dallas News, 20:02 in Sport
 

Cowlishaw: Mavericks a better team, but Stars may have better chance to steal first-round playoff series

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw answered questions in a chat Thursday. Here are some highlights. Question: Who goes farther if they make the playoffs: Stars or Mavericks? Tim Cowlishaw: I think the best answer to that is that the Mavericks are a better team...

Dallas News, 20:03 in Sport
 

Robotics trade show offers glimpse into future of service robots

The days of robotic maids and humanoid assistants may be closer than you think. Some of the robots previewed at the three-day Innorobo Innovation Robotic Summit in Lyons, France, can do tasks straight out of “The Jetsons.” RELATED: DOCTORS CAN VISIT...

 

NCAA tournament: Mercer is upset-minded as it faces Duke

RALEIGH Mercer, the 14th seed and Duke's opening opponent in the NCAA tournament, wants to become this year's Florida Gulf Coast, partly because the Bears thought they deserved to be last year's Florida Gulf Coast. The 15th-seeded Eagles of...

 
Fantasia Barrino to return to 'After Midnight'

Fantasia Barrino to return to 'After Midnight'

NEW YORK -- Sad you missed Fantasia Barrino on Broadway in "After Midnight"? Well, good news: She can't stay away. Producers of the show said Thursday that the "American Idol" and Grammy Award winner will return in May to the...

 

Recap: Colorado vs. Milwaukee

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Juan Francisco drew a bases-loaded walk to force in Caleb Gindl with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, handing Milwaukee a 4-3 victory over Colorado in Cactus League play. Gindl finished 2-for-4 with two RBI...

 
North Carolina out to regroup against Providence

North Carolina out to regroup against Providence

SAN ANTONIO -- Providence pulled one upset to get to the NCAA tournament. Sticking around will demand another. No. 11 seed Providence makes its first tournament appearance in a decade Friday against sixth-seeded North Carolina, which also remembers...

 

Big businesses fight over Indiana energy program

INDIANAPOLIS -- Two giant corporations which sell products that save electricity have weighed in to try to rescue an Indiana program designed to promote energy efficiency, pitting them against other big businesses who want Gov. Mike Pence to kill it....

 

House approves lower fees for undocumented students

TALLAHASSEE -- In what Republicans hailed as a historic moment, the Florida House on Thursday voted 81-33 to allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida colleges and universities. But challenges remain ahead. The Senate...

 

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