News archive from 25 May 2014, page 5

Ronaldo shows off with 2nd Champions League title

Ronaldo shows off with 2nd Champions League title

LISBON, Portugal -- Cristiano Ronaldo has two Champions League winner medals to show off along with his two world player of the year awards. That is, when he's done showing off his ripped physique. Ronaldo's penalty at the end of extra time Saturday...

 
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...

 

Force sisters top NHRA Kansas qualifying

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Brittany and Courtney Force raced to No. 1 qualifying positions Saturday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka, the first time sisters have shared the top qualifying stage at an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series...

 

Redskins to senators: Team's name is 'respectful'

WASHINGTON Redskins President Bruce Allen said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday that the football team's nickname is "respectful" toward Native Americans. On Thursday, half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner...

 

Rockies surprise Braves with a win, 3-1

ATLANTA - A breezy and pleasant afternoon at Turner Field and an opponent the Braves have owned for the past three seasons would seem a pretty good mix for some Memorial Day weekend fun. But looks were deceiving during Saturday afternoon's tilt...

 

Gulfstream near deal to monopolize racing in South Florida

Gulfstream Park is on the verge of securing a 10-month monopoly on thoroughbred racing in South Florida. All it needs is for a state regulatory agency to approve the track's agreement with Calder Casino & Race Course. If approved, the deal would...

 

AP Source: Dave Joerger meets Timberwolves owner

MINNEAPOLIS -- A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor met with coach Dave Joerger on Saturday, and the two sides continue to deliberate in a process that has put Joerger firmly...

 

Rangers overwhelm Tigers, 12-2

DETROIT - Rougned Odor went 4 for 5 with two triples and five RBIs on Saturday, and Nick Martinez earned the first win of his career as the Rangers ripped the Tigers 12-2. Adrian Beltre and Donnie Murphy homered for the Rangers, who had a season-high...

 

Columbia beats Bucknell for school-record 29th win

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Columbia University, which has been playing baseball since 1888, set a school record with its 29th victory of the season by beating Bucknell 4-3 in 10 innings Saturday. The Lions (29-18) surpassed last year's team, which won 28 games...

 

CATS buses hit in 2 separate accidents Saturday

Several people were taken to area hospitals Saturday after two CATS buses were involved in separate accidents, officials said, including one person with life-threatening injuries. The first accident took place shortly before 6 p.m. on North Tryon...

 

Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo leaves game with left ankle soreness, availability for Sunday uncertain

Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo left Saturday’s game with renewed discomfort in the left ankle that has bothered him earlier in the season and forced him to miss five games. Choo said he felt the ankle start to swell after planting his foot to make an...

Dallas News, 21:09 in Sport
 

Octopus' pick in Sunday's race: Carl Edwards

How much does a Giant Pacific octopus know about NASCAR? We could find out Sunday, after Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium's resident octopus picked Carl Edwards to win the Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sea Life...

 

How a text-based RPG got to No. 1 on iOS App Store

Amir Rajan quit his job last year to pursue his passion for coding. He built an app called A Dark Room that became the No. 1-selling app in Apple’s U.S. App Store last month. But this is not a story of overnight success. This is a story of how the...

 

The next little things: Bluetooth devices bring added features to your smartphone

Today I’m reviewing two gadgets that have a few things in common — they both use Bluetooth, and they’re both very small. And they both extend the capability of a smartphone or tablet. HISY The HISY (pronounced hi-see) is one of the smallest gadgets...

 

Center depth 'a priority' says Stars GM Jim Nill; How they can fix problem

Like a lot of situations Jim Nill will be dealing with going forward, his pursuit of a second-line center this summer is going to be tricky. The Stars general manager has to manage salary cost, contract term, cost of possible prospects in trades and...

Dallas News, 21:17 in Sport
 

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