News archive from 25 May 2014, page 15

Stevenson unanimously outpoints Fonfara

MONTREAL -- Adonis Stevenson successfully defended his World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title Saturday night, unanimously outpointing Poland's Andrej Fonfara at Bell Centre. The 36-year-old Stevenson (24-1) picked himself off the canvas in the...

 
Ukraine's presidential vote: a step out of crisis

Ukraine's presidential vote: a step out of crisis

MOSCOW -- Ukrainians vote Sunday in an early presidential election that could be a crucial step toward resolving the country's crisis, but separatists in the east are threatening to block the vote. The election — which comes six months...

 
Colombia elects president in scandal-tainted race

Colombia elects president in scandal-tainted race

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombians vote Sunday in a presidential election characterized by a clash of personalities and relentless mudslinging that have overshadowed differences on how to put an end to a half-century of guerrilla violence. Despite...

 

Ukraine's presidential vote: a step out of crisis

MOSCOW Ukrainians vote Sunday in an early presidential election that could be a crucial step toward resolving the country's crisis, but separatists in the east are threatening to block the vote. The election — which comes six months after...

 

Moving day at Colonial seismic in nature; leaderboard more crowded as 4 share lead

FORT WORTH — When a perfect scoring day dawned on Colonial Country Club Saturday, par was rendered obsolete by early-morning risers. Moving day came on so fast and furious that Kevin Chappell went from last to first in 11 holes. Those grinding away at...

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Greg Cote: Miami Heat, fans show up big time in Game 3

Greg Cote: Miami Heat, fans show up big time in Game 3

We have seen this before, right? The Heat seems to start in slow motion. The Heat can't find the rhythm, or the rim. The Heat looks disheveled. Worse, the Heat looks disinterested. The Heat has its fans restless, shaking heads, wanting to scream,...

 
Pacers blow big early lead in Game 3 loss to Heat

Pacers blow big early lead in Game 3 loss to Heat

MIAMI -- Everything was going Indiana's way. The Miami crowd was silent, the scoreboard showed the Pacers leading by 15 points and the Heat's frustration was evident. Such was the case on Dec. 18, when the Heat wound up rallying to win. And that...

 
Royals scores 3 runs in 13th to beat Angels 7-4

Royals scores 3 runs in 13th to beat Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Eric Hosmer tied a season high with four hits, pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run in the 13th inning on a throwing error by rookie reliever Mike Morin, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-4 on...

 

Recap: Cincinnati vs. St. Louis

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Yadier Molina smacked a solo homer and scored two runs and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 6-3, in the middle test of a three-game set. Matt Holliday posted three hits, an RBI and a run...

 
Salt Lake and FC Dallas play to 0-0 draw

Salt Lake and FC Dallas play to 0-0 draw

SANDY, Utah -- Real Salt Lake matched the Major League Soccer season-opening unbeaten streak Saturday by playing out a 0-0 with FC Dallas to remain undefeated after 12 matches. The Los Angeles Galaxy opened the inaugural season with a 12-0 record...

 
President of Brennan Center for Justice examines the history of the Second Amendment.

President of Brennan Center for Justice examines the history of the Second Amendment.

Other than abortion, there is perhaps no subject more prone to hyperbole, hysteria and venom in this country than whether the “right of the people to keep and bear arms,” in the Second Amendment's words, should be curtailed by...

 
Joshua Ferris takes on big questions of faith in ‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour'

Joshua Ferris takes on big questions of faith in ‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour'

With his first novel, Joshua Ferris immediately struck a nerve in the zeitgeist. Set in a Chicago ad agency in the grim aftermath of the dot.com bubble bust and narrated by its increasingly paranoid employees with a collective...

 
Two children's lives intertwine in World War II in ‘All the Light We Cannot See'

Two children's lives intertwine in World War II in ‘All the Light We Cannot See'

I'm not sure I will read a better novel this year than Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See. Enthrallingly told, beautifully written and so emotionally plangent that some passages bring tears, it is completely unsentimental — no mean...

 
A politician for his time — and ours

A politician for his time — and ours

The enduring appeal to Americans of our founding generation lies not in the genius of its members, who were smart but no smarter than typical students at a first-rate law school today; not in their high-minded devotion to the common weal, for they...

 
Stars change for Michigan, Michigan State QB recruits ... but why?

Stars change for Michigan, Michigan State QB recruits ... but why?

“Four-star” quarterback Brian Lewerke committed to Michigan State on April 19 and “three-star” quarterback Alex Malzone committed to Michigan on May 12, followed by this tweet from an MSU fan with the handle @JohnnyMacSparty: “When can we expect...

 

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