News archive from 23 July 2014

Dueling rulings create Obamacare uncertainty

Two federal appeals courts on Tuesday issued opposing rulings on the legal authority of the government to provide billions in financial aid to help consumers pay for premiums and out-of-pocket costs for health plans purchased through the Affordable...

 
Jaguars making steady progress in overhaul

Jaguars making steady progress in overhaul

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There's a lot of buzz surrounding the Jacksonville Jaguars. None of it involves being a playoff contender. As the Jaguars begin their second year under coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell, there's optimism the...

 

Reds place RHP Ondrusek (shoulder) on DL

MILWAUKEE -- The Reds placed right-handed reliever Logan Ondrusek on the 15-day disabled list with a strained shoulder before Tuesday night's game against the Brewers. The move is retroactive to July 13. Ondrusek is 3-1 with an ERA of 4.31 in 29 games...

 

Wood named softball coach at South Dakota State

BROOINGS, S.D. -- Krista Wood is the new softball coach at South Dakota State University. Wood joins the Jackrabbits after eight years at Wayne State, Nebraska, where she posted an overall record of 270-154. She took over an NCAA Division II program...

 

Missing concertgoer's body found at Ohio landfill

OBERLIN, Ohio -- A body found at a northeast Ohio landfill has been identified as a young man who disappeared during a Cleveland concert. Lorain County sheriff's Capt. Jim Drozdowski (drawz-DOW'-skee) says the body of 22-year-old Cory Barron of...

 

Fraley: Rangers' problems are not just health-related; Elvis Andrus going backwards

Columnist Rick Gosselin and Rangers beat writer Gerry Fraley joined Fox Sports Southwest's Dana Larson on Monday for SportsDay OnAir. Here are some highlights. On if the team just needs to get healthy: Fraley: "I really don't think so. I think...

Dallas News, 19:13 in Sport
 

Fraley: Rangers should shut down Choo for rest of season, get ready for next year

Columnist Rick Gosselin and Rangers beat writer Gerry Fraley joined Fox Sports Southwest's Dana Larson on Monday for SportsDay OnAir. Here are some highlights. On Shin-Soo Choo playing hurt: Fraley: "I don't know why they haven't shut him down....

Dallas News, 19:13 in Sport
 

Tony Dungy releases statement clarifying his Michael Sam comments

Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy, who said earlier this week that he "wouldn't want to deal with drafting Michael Sam," the NFL's first openly gay player, has released a statement clarifying his comments, which had drawn a great...

 

Broncos part ways with TE Dreessen

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos released tight end Joel Dreessen on Tuesday after he failed his pre-training camp physical. Dreessen underwent a third surgery on his troublesome left knee back in February. The Colorado native...

 
How Detroit's creditors voted on plan of adjustment

How Detroit's creditors voted on plan of adjustment

Here's how Detroit's creditors voted on the city's plan of adjustment. Class 1 Water and sewer bondholders: Owed $5.8 billion The city's offer: 100% of principal How they voted: 119 sub-classes of bondholders voted no, while 32 voted yes. Classes 2-4,...

 

Bulls' Butler joins McDermott on National Select team

The Chicago Bulls' association with USA Basketball keeps growing. USA Basketball released its 13-man roster for the Select team that will train with the National team at next week's minicamp in Las Vegas, and Jimmy Butler is on it. He joins...

 

Court endorses Illinois electricity surcharge

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois regulators can force electricity customers to help pay for the $1.6 billion FutureGen clean-coal project, a state appeals court said in a ruling Tuesday. The 2-1 decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court OKs a...

 

Board puts soda tax before San Francisco voters

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco voters will be asked this fall to approve a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city. The Board of Supervisors voted 6-4 on Tuesday to put the tax on sodas, sports drinks and other beverages sweetened with...

 

Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

NEW ORLEANS -- The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier...

 
Vote on plan of adjustment major win for Orr; other obstacles remain

Vote on plan of adjustment major win for Orr; other obstacles remain

Detroit gained its strongest momentum yet for its bankruptcy exit strategy after retirees overwhelmingly backed the city's plan, but experts say the city faces significant challenges in the coming weeks as major financial creditors pledge to do all...

 

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