News archive from 22 June 2014

Royals fall short against Mariners

Royals fall short against Mariners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost goes to the mound, the pitcher normally goes to the clubhouse to start icing his arm. Yost visited Jason Vargas on the mound in the ninth inning after Kyle Seager's two-out double, but opted...

 

How a 'mature' Dez Bryant is showing the Cowboys he is worth a big payday

As Dez Bryant grows into his vast potential, as he flourishes on the field and distances himself from the issues of responsibility and judgment that once held him back, here’s another example of his maturation: Cowboys officials don’t appear...

Dallas News, 19:04 in Sport
 

Kannapolis Police arrest dozens after yearlong drug investigation

Kannapolis Police began arresting dozens of illegal prescription drug violators Saturday after a year-long investigation. All in all, 22 suspects were arrested. Several were charged with possession or drug trafficking. Police are still searching for...

 

Drug agents, SLED discover 339 marijuana plants in Lancaster Co.

LANCASTER With the help of helicopter surveillance, drug agents discovered more than 300 marijuana plants growing at a Lancaster County home. On Thursday, Lancaster County Drug Task Force agents accompanied SLED agents and National Guard personnel to...

 

Sherrington: Rodney Thomas never wanted stories of his kindness made public, but - like late A&M RB - they...

The best athlete I ever interviewed didn’t care for the publicity, not that it mattered. Rodney Thomas’ friends and teammates and family tried to respect his wishes, but the stories leaked out, just the same. There was the time at Texas A&M that...

Dallas News, 19:11 in Sport
 
Reds hold onto big lead for 11-1 win over Jays

Reds hold onto big lead for 11-1 win over Jays

CINCINNATI -- Jay Bruce's homer helped the Reds get ahead 8-0 for the second day in a row, and Mike Leake made this big lead stand up, pitching eight innings on Saturday for an 11-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. A day earlier, the Blue Jays...

 
Spotlight on the US and Ronaldo at World Cup

Spotlight on the US and Ronaldo at World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO There may be three games at the World Cup on Sunday, but only one will attract a truly global audience — the United States' match against Portugal in Manaus. And it's a game with no shortage of contrasts. The U.S. has no...

 
US can clinch advancement with win over Portugal

US can clinch advancement with win over Portugal

MANAUS, Brazil -- The United States can accomplish a pair of American firsts with a win over Portugal on Sunday night: reaching the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups and advancing with a game to spare. Moths and mosquitoes circled when the...

 
Nigeria leads Bosnia 1-0 at halftime in World Cup

Nigeria leads Bosnia 1-0 at halftime in World Cup

CUIABA, Brazil -- Peter Odemwingie scored against the run of play to give Nigeria a 1-0 lead over Bosnia-Herzegovina at halftime in Saturday's World Cup Group F match. Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko had a goal disallowed for offside before Odemwingie...

 
US can clinch advancement with win over Portugal

US can clinch advancement with win over Portugal

MANAUS, Brazil The United States can accomplish a pair of American firsts with a win over Portugal on Sunday night: reaching the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups and advancing with a game to spare. Moths and mosquitoes circled when the...

 
Michigan football: Jabrill Peppers, freshmen class eager to make immediate impact

Michigan football: Jabrill Peppers, freshmen class eager to make immediate impact

The Michigan football program has a split freshman class this year. Seven players enrolled in January so they could get acclimated early and participate in spring practice. The other nine are schedule to enroll this weekend, beginning their classes —...

 
Spotlight on the US and Ronaldo at World Cup

Spotlight on the US and Ronaldo at World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO -- There may be three games at the World Cup on Sunday, but only one will attract a truly global audience — the United States' match against Portugal in Manaus. And it's a game with no shortage of contrasts. The U.S. has no...

 
Michelle Wie falls into tie with Amy Yang at Open

Michelle Wie falls into tie with Amy Yang at Open

PINEHURST Michelle Wie was rolling along nicely Saturday in the U.S. Women's Open, smiling, leading, hitting good shots, enjoying herself. But just when Wie was on the verge of distancing herself from the field at Pinehurst No. 2, her game began to...

 

Mariners win on pinch-hit RBI over Royals, 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jason Vargas opened the ninth inning with a strikeout, and that point he had pitched longer than any Royals starter this season. One out and a Kyle Seager double later, manager Ned Yost emerged from the dugout, and usually that...

 

Brendan Gaughan wins at rainy Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Brendan Gaughan took the lead after a green-white-checkered restart, then held on to win the rain-soaked and wild NASCAR Nationwide series race at Road America on Saturday. Alex Tagliani was second, followed by Kevin O'Connell,...

 

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