News archive from 25 May 2014

On road to Mackinac Policy Conference, a peek at coming elections

On road to Mackinac Policy Conference, a peek at coming elections

NORTHERN MICHIGAN - While politics won't be front and center at the 34th annual Mackinac Policy Conference, which begins Tuesday, attendees will get a dose of the upcoming election season as they drive north on I-75 to Mackinac Island. Both Macomb...


Varner tied atop Rex Open leader board

RALEIGH Harold Varner III remains in a pleasantly unfamiliar situation going into the final round of the Rex Hospital Open at TPC Wakefield Plantation. The East Carolina and Gastonia Forestview High product shot a 70 on Saturday, good enough for a...


Across eastern Ukraine, election officials worry about security for Sunday's vote

MARIUPOL, Ukraine -- Election workers in this city of a half million on Saturday night completed preparations for Sunday's presidential election, uncertain whether voters will brave the threats of armed pro-Russian militants who have set up a base...


Live updates: Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 3

Read live updates from Miami Herald sports writers, columnists and photographers at Game 3 of the Miami Heat's Eastern Conference Finals series against the Indiana Pacers.

Ellis' blunder costs Dodgers in loss to Phils

Ellis' blunder costs Dodgers in loss to Phils

PHILADELPHIA -- A.J. Ellis had plenty of room to catch Chase Utley's foul pop and didn't squeeze it into his catcher's mitt. Utley made the Dodgers pay for the catcher's blunder. Utley hit a two-run homer one pitch after Ellis' error in the first...


Itsmyluckyday wins Monmouth Park feature

OCEANPORT, N.J. -- Itsmyluckyday drew off in the stretch to win the $75,000 Majestic Light Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday, beating Code West beating 1¼ lengths. Ridden by Paco Lopez — who had four winners on the day...

History repeats itself for Atletico in final loss

History repeats itself for Atletico in final loss

LISBON, Portugal -- For Atletico Madrid, this story line is a little too familiar. Forty years on from conceding a last-minute goal in its only previous European Cup final, Atletico endured a similar ending Saturday as a stoppage-time equalizer helped...


Officials: Another explosion in Jos, Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria An explosion ripped through an outdoor venue crowded with soccer fans watching a European final Saturday night and many are feared dead in the Nigerian city of Jos, officials said, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic...


Mallory Blackwelder wins Symetra Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mallory Blackwelder won the Symetra Classic on Saturday for her first Symetra Tour title, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory. The 26-year-old former Kentucky player had a 10-under 206 total at Raintree Country Club....

White Sox lose 4-3 to Yankees in 10 innings

White Sox lose 4-3 to Yankees in 10 innings

CHICAGO -- John Danks patted Zach Putnam on his right shoulder as he walked by his locker. There was nothing more to say. Danks had his best start of the season for the Chicago White Sox, but the New York Yankees got to Ronald Belisario for three runs...


Riposte wins Belmont's Sheepshead Bay

NEW YORK -- Riposte led all the way to win the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes for fillies and mares Saturday at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old filly and jockey Joel Rosario set a very slow pace on the rain-softened turf course. They crawled along, and...


Crowds relish hot dog-eating contest at Speed Street

The smell of sunscreen was strong and kids – many on their parent's shoulders – beat yellow and green plastic noise sticks together above their heads at Coca Cola Speed Street festivities on Saturday. The crowd in front of the...


Why not Flower Mound? After seeing 2-run lead slip away in 7th, FM rallies to oust Carroll, 8-7

Flower Mound pitcher B.J. Myers slumped in the dugout, distraught. With Flower Mound’s playoff life in the balance, the West Virginia signee had let a two-run lead slip away in the seventh inning of Game 3 against Southlake Carroll. Myers had allowed...

Dallas News, 19:24 in Sport
Toms, Matsuyama, Campbell, Stroud lead at Colonial

Toms, Matsuyama, Campbell, Stroud lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas -- David Toms, Hideki Matsuyama, Chad Campbell and Chris Stroud shared the third-round lead at 7-under 203 on Saturday at Colonial, where plenty of others also are in contention. There were 13 players within two strokes of the...


AL Capsules

CHICAGO -- Jacoby Ellsbury homered with two outs in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees snapped an eight-game road losing streak against the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 victory on Saturday. The Yankees scored three times in the ninth against...


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