News archive from 25 March 2013

Spring days dwindle and Dodgers still with eight starting pitchers

Believe it or not, spring training is actually drawing to a close. It had to happen sometime. The Dodgers have only three more games scheduled in Arizona before heading to Los Angeles and the Freeway Series against the Angels. And they still have...

 
NCAA Tournament: Kansas flexes muscles as top seed comes back to trounce No. 8 North Carolina 

NCAA Tournament: Kansas flexes muscles as top seed comes back to trounce No. 8 North Carolina 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas got the best of ‘ol Roy and his Tar Heels once again. Behind the impassioned play of Travis Releford and Jeff Withey, the top-seeded Jayhawks shook themselves out of a first-half slumber and blitzed No. 8 seed North Carolina...

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For Charlotte Christians and Jews, this week is sacred

Sacred time. That's what this week will be for Christians and for Jews. On Sunday – Palm Sunday – Catholics and many Protestants ushered in this Holy Week with waving palm branches and songs of hosanna. And on Monday night, Jews...

 
Crawford hits 1st HR for Dodgers in loss to A's

Crawford hits 1st HR for Dodgers in loss to A's

PHOENIX -- Carl Crawford hit his first home run for Los Angeles and played left field for the second time since elbow surgery in the Dodgers' 7-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Crawford, recovering from ligament-replacement surgery on Aug....

 

Silent march speaks for past

More than 50 residents braved the cold and rain Sunday to take a stand against racial inequalities and voter discrimination by remembering a key Civil Rights moment. On the 48th anniversary of Bloody Sunday – when members of the march on...

 
Kansas 70, North Carolina 58

Kansas 70, North Carolina 58

Kansas 70, North Carolina 58: Travis Releford scored 22 points and a withering 29-8 second-half run propelled the top-seeded Jayhawks past the Tar Heels in the NCAA Tournament third-round game in Kansas City. Kansas (31-5) ended the season of former...

 
AP PHOTOS: Images from Holy Week around the world

AP PHOTOS: Images from Holy Week around the world

Pope Francis leans over to kiss a baby after celebrating his first Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square. Penitents in white robes and pointed white hats wait outside a church before a procession in Seville, Spain. In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a woman...

 

Review: A glossy yet spirited 'Cavalia's Odysseo' in Burbank

It was a close call, but here's the moment in "Cavalia's Odysseo" that delighted me and my young companions the most: Clusters of horses were trotting obediently around the ring when one black stallion tossed his mane, broke away and took a...

 
AP PHOTOS: Images from Holy Week around the world

AP PHOTOS: Images from Holy Week around the world

Pope Francis leans over to kiss a baby after celebrating his first Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square. Penitents in white robes and pointed white hats wait outside a church before a procession in Seville, Spain. In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a woman...

 
Thunderstorms stop Tiger Woods at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Thunderstorms stop Tiger Woods at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods finally met an opponent he had no chance against Sunday - Mother Nature. She played through, quite forcibly. Woods and the field will return Monday to hopefully finish the Arnold Palmer Invitational after severe thunderstorms over a...

 

Dive bar with deep past could springboard to something bigger

At the bar where a circus elephant and the Rat Pack partied - not at the same time - a couple clink martini glasses. Their faces glow in the late-afternoon light pouring through a porthole. Behind them in the otherwise cave-like room, trimmed...

 

Dumervil agrees to five-year contract with Ravens

BALTIMORE -- An offseason of losses gave way to a big Ravens gain Sunday night as they announced that they have agreed in principle on a five-year deal with former Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil. Dumervil, a three-time Pro Bowl selection...

 

Braun, Segura send Brewers to 7-5 win over Rockies

PHOENIX -- Ryan Braun hit an RBI double and young shortstop Jean Segura had two hits to help a Milwaukee Brewers split squad beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday. Ben McMahan hit a two-run single and Nick Shaw had an RBI single during the Brewers'...

 

Recap: Texas vs. Cincinnati

Alexi Ogando pitched six scoreless innings and Lance Berkman belted a two-run homer to power the Texas Rangers to a 7-2 spring training win over the Cincinnati Reds. Ogando allowed three hits, walked one and fanned five batters, and Berkman drove in...

 
Nabokov, Islanders blank Panthers, 3-0

Nabokov, Islanders blank Panthers, 3-0

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Evgeni Nabokov made 26 saves, defenseman Andrew MacDonald scored the winning goal and the New York Islanders defeated the Florida Panthers 3-0 on Sunday night to salvage the finale of a four-game homestand. It was Nabokov's third...

 

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