News archive from 21 July 2013

As teams get better in the East, and James Dolan up to his old tricks, Knicks could be headed for a fall

As teams get better in the East, and James Dolan up to his old tricks, Knicks could be headed for a fall

LAS VEGAS — This was supposed to be the month when Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul would finally become partners in New York, forming the perfect free-agent marriage of superstar scorer and superstar point guard. You remember that infamous toast from a...

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Northstar Commuter Rail Line ridership increases

MINNEAPOLIS -- More people are riding the Northstar Commuter Rail Line between Big Lake and Minneapolis. Ridership increased 15 percent during the first six months of 2013, compared with the same period last year. Metro Transit made permanent a fare...

 

Kansas man arrested in builders association theft

WAMEGO, Kan. -- Authorities have arrested a Wamego man in connection with the theft of about $25,000 from the Flint Hills Area Builders Association. The Manhattan Mercury (http://is.gd/zv3Q8e ) reports that the theft was reported Tuesday. A suspect in...

 

Paul Klee: At 36, Manning's numbers were better than his numbers at 26

DENVER -- Roughly two weeks ago, Ron Jaworski, the quarterback guru from ESPN and a former NFL MVP, traveled to Virginia for a round of golf. His playing partner: Peyton Manning. "He's long off the tee," Jaws told me, breaking down the golf...

 

Putting at Muirfield off-putting

GULLANE, Scotland - First we had the recent U.S. Open at Merion and now this, the British chainsaw massacre at Muirfield. Legendary sports columnist Jim Murray used to tell us to root for the golf course. Stories of human anguish are great ones, he...

 

WATCH: The new trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

Appearing online moments before it was unveiled to the legions at San Diego's Comic-Con on Saturday afternoon, a new trailer for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" rippled across Twitter and began its work generating buzz for the latest...

 

Only way to catch Miami Dolphins training camp is to be there

The king is back. Football returns to South Florida on Sunday as the Dolphins open training camp at their facility in Davie. Unlike last year, the Dolphins camp will not be featured on TV, so the only way for fans to catch the action will be in...

 

Names of suspended players in latest MLB doping scandal might not be revealed

In 2007, at the conclusion of baseball's first multimillion-dollar investigation into steroids, Commissioner Bud Selig authorized publication of the Mitchell Report. The report ran 311 pages, including 96 pages of evidence linking 54 players, most of...

 

Galaxy's Omar Gonzalez gearing up for busy weekend

As a rising MLS star, Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez lives in a whirlwind of nonstop activity. A few days after attending the ESPYs, he will start for a fifth-place Galaxy (9-8-3) team looking for a critical three points against third-place Vancouver...

 

'Sharknado' encore tops its premiere by 500k viewers

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Due to popular demand - and a surge of Twitter activity - Syfy re-aired its original movie "Sharknado" on Thursday night. The rebroadcast averaged 1.9 million total viewers, 701,000 of those in the...

 

Reports: 'Glee' will pay tribute to its late star

NEW YORK -- "Glee" executive producer Ryan Murphy says he is planning a tribute episode for the series' deceased star, Cory Monteith. In remarks to news outlets published Saturday, Murphy said the tribute would address the death of Finn, the...

 

Tom Cruise dazzles fans at his first Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO -- Tom Cruise was almost as excited to be at Comic-Con as fans were to see him. The megastar came to the pop-culture festival Saturday for the first time to showcase his latest film, "Edge of Tomorrow." In the dark story set in the...

 

Eagles come home for training camp

PHILADELPHIA -- The first training camp under Chip Kelly begins Monday when rookies and selected veterans report to the NovaCare Complex. The site is the only difference between Camp Kelly and what Philadelphia has previously witnessed, but it's the...

 

Sheldon Ocker: Indians excel except in stands; attendance near bottom of American League

I fear that the Indians wasted the All-Star break examining esoteric statistics, phoning all over creation trying to make a trade and grinding up whatever they grind up to make Dollar Dogs. What should the Indiasns' deep thinkers have done? Form...

 

Henderson State's Duke at 7-over in British Open

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Former Henderson State University golfer Ken Duke is at 7-over par after the third round of the British Open. Duke shot a 2-over 73 in the third round of the tournament on Saturday and is 10 shots behind the leader —...

 

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