News archive from 23 February 2014

As Sprint Cup season opens at Daytona, top prize is still Jimmie Johnson's to lose

As NASCAR opens the Sprint Cup season Sunday with the Daytona 500, projections for the Final Four in the year-ender at Homestead-Miami Speedway are underway. Defending Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was asked for his choices. No reason to be modest when...

Dallas News, 19:00 in Sport
 

Outdoors notebook: DWWC to hold 35th dinner on March 1

The Dallas Woods and Waters Foundation hosts its 35th annual dinner and benefit auction March 1 at Plano Centre, 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. This is the primary fundraiser for the Dallas Woods and Waters Club (DWWC), North Texas’ oldest...

Dallas News, 19:06 in Sport
 

Source: Miami Hurricanes coaches brought recruit to UM practice to meet with players who would show him...

More details about UM's potential secondary NCAA violation came to light Saturday when the Miami Herald learned that two assistant football coaches were at Friday night's informal practice because they were accompanying a recruit to meet with some UM...

 

Liberty cruises past Campbell 79-59

BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Davon Marshall scored 15 points in leading a balanced attack as Liberty snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 79-59 win over Campbell on Saturday. Liberty (10-19, 4-10 Big South Conference) took control midway through the...

 

RacedayYour guide to today's Daytona 500By Jim Utter

Glen Wood's Daytona 500 streak stays alive The patriarch of the famous Wood Brothers team, Glen Wood, thought this might be the year he would end his 67-year streak of attending NASCAR's biggest race, the Daytona 500. His sons, Eddie and Len, had...

 

William & Mary soars past Northeastern 81-67

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Marcus Thornton scored 25 points for the Tribe, leading William & Mary past Northeastern 81-67 on Saturday. Tim Rusthoven scored 12 points and Brandon Britt added 11 in the "Senior Day" victory for the Tribe. William...

 

New Charlotte Bobcats Gary Neal, Luke Ridnour happy to be back in a playoff chase

Here's one nobody had said in several years: Gary Neal and Luke Ridnour are excited about being Charlotte Bobcats because it gets them into a playoff hunt. Yes, both are aware of the 28-120 record the previous two seasons. But they believe they're...

 
Wilcox has 23 and Huskies down Beavers 86-62

Wilcox has 23 and Huskies down Beavers 86-62

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- C.J. Wilcox had 23 points and Washington snapped a seven-game losing streak on the road with an 86-62 victory over Oregon State on Saturday. Wilcox, who had been in single digits the last two games, moved in front of Jon Brockman...

 

Richmond pulls away for 62-49 win over La Salle

RICHMOND, Va. -- Terry Allen scored a career-high 23 points and helped Richmond pull away from La Salle for a 62-49 win on Saturday. With a one-point Richmond lead midway through the second half, Allen scored eight straight points to spark a 19-5 run...

 

Towson wins 20th, holds off Hofstra 83-77

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Four McGlynn hit four straight and Towson converted 9 of 12 free throw attempts in the final 1:12 to hold off Hofstra, 83-77 Saturday. In winning their fourth straight and 20th overall, the Tigers built their six-point advantage in...

 
No. 15 Kentucky edges LSU 77-76 in OT

No. 15 Kentucky edges LSU 77-76 in OT

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Julius Randle scored in the lane with 3.9 seconds remaining in overtime gave No. 15 Kentucky a hard-earned 77-76 victory over LSU on Saturday. After Andre Stringer's jumper with 12 seconds left gave LSU a 76-75 lead, James Young's...

 
Ramirez eases into Brewers camp after surgery

Ramirez eases into Brewers camp after surgery

PHOENIX -- Aramis Ramirez went on contact, jogging lightly into third base. Immediately, Milwaukee Brewers coach Ed Sedar checked in on the long-time veteran. "How 'ya feeling Rammy, OK?" Wearing sunglasses on a bright afternoon, Ramirez...

 
Barry Bonds will be Giants spring instructor

Barry Bonds will be Giants spring instructor

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Barry Bonds is all set to return to the San Francisco Giants. As a spring training instructor, that is. The all-time home run leader who never officially retired is expected to arrive during the second week of March. Manager Bruce...

 

Crashes in Miami-Dade leave three dead, eight others injured

Three people are confirmed dead and eight others were seriously injured in two separate traffic crashes on Saturday afternoon in Miami-Dade, authorities said. One person was reported killed and six others were seriously injured in a one-car crash...

 

US official: Security guards talked to authorities

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. law enforcement official says members of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's security team helped Mexican and U.S. authorities find the country's most wanted drug dealer in a hotel in a beach resort town. The U.S. official says...

 

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