News archive from 22 December 2013

Riley, ETSU shock Austin Peay 84-79

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Jalen Riley scored six points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out one assist in the final 2:55 as ETSU shocked Austin Peay 84-79 Saturday. Cory Arentsen hit a 3-point shot with 5:06 remaining to give Austin Peay (5-8) a 77-70...

 
No. 6 Stanford women hold off No. 3 Tennessee

No. 6 Stanford women hold off No. 3 Tennessee

STANFORD, Calif. -- Amber Orrange scored on a left-handed layin and was fouled with 25.8 seconds left and converted the free throw, helping seal No. 6 Stanford's 76-70 victory against third-ranked Tennessee on Saturday that handed the Lady Vols their...

 

Manhattan defeats Buffalo in overtime 84-81

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Rhamel Brown made two crucial blocks as Manhattan took an 84-81 overtime victory over Buffalo on Saturday at the Barclays Center. Rich Williams' putback gave the Jaspers an 83-81 lead with 18 seconds left in overtime. Brown blocked...

 
Gators beat Fresno State 66-49

Gators beat Fresno State 66-49

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Will Yeguete led a strong rebounding effort Saturday by the 16th-ranked Florida Gators, who pulled away in the second half to beat Fresno State 66-49 in the Orange Bowl Classic. Yeguete had five offensive rebounds and a season-high 10...

 

Chambers' 27 leads Harvard past Vermont 74-68

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Sophomore Siyani Chambers scored a career-high 27, hitting all six of his 3-pointers, to lead Harvard to a 74-68 win over Vermont Saturday. Chambers scored 14 points in the last 10 minutes after the Catamounts (4-8) had rallied to...

 
Former Bayside HS boys basketball coach Cory Semper now at HS of Construction  

Former Bayside HS boys basketball coach Cory Semper now at HS of Construction  

The days aren’t as long as they used to be for Cory Semper. The man who led Bayside’s boys basketball team to a Queens borough title last year and an appearance in the PSAL ‘AA’ city quarterfinals is now the head coach at HS of Construction, which...

Daily News, 19:01 in Sport
 

Houston beats Rice 54-52

HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Houston Cougars rallied for a 54-52 win over the Rice Owls Saturday. Thomas scored six of Houston's final nine points in the last 2:12 to lead the Cougars. Brandon Morris added 10 points,...

 
Photographer killed while covering civil war in Syria

Photographer killed while covering civil war in Syria

BEIRUT - A Syrian photographer who took pictures for Reuters on a freelance basis has been killed while covering fighting in Aleppo, activists said. Molhem Barakat died on Friday as he took photographs of a battle over a hospital between rebels and...

 

Rightward shift

It was disappointing to see Sen. Marco Rubio among the 36-member minority as the Senate approved a budget deal that could avert another government shutdown. Yet it wasn't surprising: After coming under a hail of criticism from tea party hard-liners...

 

Strong wind still on the way; tornado threat lessens

Severe thunderstorms and damaging winds could reach Calhoun County by 4 a.m. Sunday, meteorologists say. Jessica Chace, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Calera, said a strong storm front crossing the state will hit the area between 4...

 
Army father and his family enjoy public Christmas reunion

Army father and his family enjoy public Christmas reunion

slideshow OXFORD — A crowd gathered Friday where Santa Claus was meeting and greeting near Dillard’s at Quintard Mall. Photographers waited and a little girl, 3-year-old Braelyn Lewis, started to cry. Like many children her age, she wasn’t wild about...

 
Weaver police question two men in shooting death of 20-year-old woman

Weaver police question two men in shooting death of 20-year-old woman

slideshow WEAVER -- Weaver police said Thursday they were questioning two men in the death of a 20-year-old woman shot at an apartment complex on McClellan Boulevard that morning. According to a release from Weaver police Chief Wayne Bush, officers...

 

Beach Channel boys basketball coach Jim Malone adapting to new players after returning to court following...

Coaching basketball is Jim Malone’s passion. Last season, for the first time in 35 years, the longtime Beach Channel HS boys coach didn’t get to teach the game he loves because of the damage Hurricane Sandy caused to the school, which kept students...

Daily News, 19:09 in Sport
 
Greg Cote's NFL Passer rankings

Greg Cote's NFL Passer rankings

CHIEFS' SMITH WINS WEEK, PEYTON CHASES RECORD; DOLPHINS' TANNEHILL QUIETLY CRACKS THE TOP 10 The Chiefs' Alex Smith wins the Week 15 title, his first of the season, fueled by a five-TD performance. Meanwhile season-long overall leader Peyton Manning...

 

Sporting held to 0-0 by Nacional, tied for lead

LISBON, Portugal -- Sporting Lisbon was held to 0-0 at home by Nacional on Saturday, leaving it in a three-way tie with FC Porto and Benfica at the top of the Portuguese league standings. The three title rivals have a 10-point lead over nearest chaser...

 

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