News archive from 24 June 2013, page 3

NHL's plan to save historic pucks murky

In Game 6 of the 2010 Stanley Cup Final, Patrick Kane shot the puck into the side of the net in overtime, giving the Blackhawks their first championship since 1961. After that, the historic puck went missing. It has not been seen since. One year...


Raleigh native Hadley wins on Tour

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Raleigh native Chesson Hadley shot a 64 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory at the Tour's Rex Hospital Open. Hadley began the day five strokes behind third-round leader Danny Lee but finished at 19-under 265 and earned $112,500...


James Gandolfini Funeral To Be Held Thursday at St. John the Divine

Jun 23 ( - James Gandolfini will be buried on Thursday at the famed Saint John the Divine cathedral in Manhattan, HBO announced on Sunday. Here was the announcement in full:

Ken Duke wins Travelers Championship in playoff

Ken Duke wins Travelers Championship in playoff

CROMWELL, Conn. Journeyman Ken Duke made a 2 1/2 foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Chris Stroud at the Travelers Championship to win his first ever PGA Tour event. Stroud had chipped in from 51 feet on the 18th hole to force...


Chris Paul off the market? Clippers reportedly hire Doc Rivers, team believes move will appease star PG

The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to send an unprotected 2014 1st-round pick to the Boston Celtics for the right to hire Doc Rivers as their head coach, according to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Sources told Wojnarowski that the Clippers...

Dallas News, 19:54 in Sport
Pirates rally late to sweep Angels in 10-9 win

Pirates rally late to sweep Angels in 10-9 win

By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ANAHEIM, Calif. -- After trailing most of the game, the Pirates scored three runs in the ninth inning and four in the 10th to beat the Angels, 10-9, this afternoon at Angel Stadium. Travis Snider hit a...

Calgary power outages could last for months after historic floods; 10,000 evacuated from Medicine Hat 

Calgary power outages could last for months after historic floods; 10,000 evacuated from Medicine Hat 

CALGARY, Alberta - Power outages in the Canadian oil capital of Calgary could last for weeks or even months, city authorities said on Sunday, as record breaking flood waters moved downstream to threaten smaller communities in southeastern Alberta....


Inaugural event at North Shore gets high marks from players

At one point Sunday, seven of the Encompass Championship's top eight players were major champions. "High-quality leaderboard," said Tom Ealy, the president of Encompass Insurance. Appropriate for an event everyone agreed was high-quality....


Pittsburgh Pirates batter Angels bullpen in 10-9 win

For the first 7 1/3 innings Sunday, Joe Blanton was brilliant. In what should have been the final inning, Ernesto Frieri was not. And it was that second fact that wound up haunting the Angels on Sunday after the Pittsburgh Pirates -- twice down to...


NAACP holds Sanford town hall at start of George Zimmerman trial

SANFORD -- Hours after lawyers will give opening statements on Monday in one of the biggest trials in Sanford's history, community leaders will host a town hall meeting at a church in the city's historically black neighborhood to discuss the shooting...


Emanuel attends launch of U. of C./Ben-Gurion water research project

A research initiative between the University of Chicago and Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev enjoyed some rare political star power Sunday as both Israeli President Shimon Peres and Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended a signing ceremony in...


Aiming to miss has been productive for Hawks

The puck slid out to Johnny Oduya on Saturday night, and between the Blackhawks defenseman and the back of the net was a thicket of large bodies and sticks. The odds of a shot snaking through unimpeded were virtually nil. But at the point, this is...

Duke notches first PGA Tour win in playoff over Stroud

Duke notches first PGA Tour win in playoff over Stroud

(Reuters) - Tour veteran Ken Duke beat fellow American Chris Stroud with a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the Travelers Championship on Sunday to notch his first PGA victory at the age of 44. After they both parred the 18th...


Key West man arrested for allowing tick-infected dog to die

A Key West bartender was jailed over the weekend on a felony animal-cruelty charge in connection with the death of his dog Snarf, a Pomeranian. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said that Daniel Doane, 26, "repeatedly neglected and failed to...


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