News archive from 25 August 2014

Rollins, Williams lead Phillies over Cardinals

Rollins, Williams lead Phillies over Cardinals

PHILADELPHIA -- In spite of his struggles since joining the club, the Cardinals aren't giving up on Justin Masterson. Jimmy Rollins homered and Jerome Williams tossed eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over St....

 
Martinez has 4 RBIs to pace Tigers over Twins

Martinez has 4 RBIs to pace Tigers over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Victor Martinez homered and had four RBIs, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 13-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Rajai Davis also connected for the Tigers, who have won two straight to earn a split of this four-game series....

 

Raiders cut 7 players to get to 83 on roster

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders have cut undrafted rookie receiver Mike Davis and six other players. The Raiders also cut tight end Kyle Auffray, offensive lineman Emmett Cleary, linebacker Justin Cole, defensive lineman Torell Troup, receiver...

 
Rally falls short, Pirates fall 4-3 to Brewers

Rally falls short, Pirates fall 4-3 to Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Andrew McCutchen isn't feeling 100 percent less than a week after coming off the disabled list for a fractured rib, yet he's still hitting home runs. Imagine how well the 2013 National League MVP would be hitting if he was fully healthy....

 

3 beheaded in southern Brazil prison riot

SAO PAULO Three prisoners were beheaded and at least five other people were injured in a riot that erupted Sunday in a southern Brazilian prison, authorities said. Inmates of the prison in the city of Cascavel took at least two agents and several...

 

What to Watch on Sunday: MTV Video Music Awards, new Masterpiece series

MTV Video Music Awards (9pm, MTV and VH1) - The show is scheduled to open with a performance of “Bang, Bang!” by pop princess Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J. Best way to set Twitter on fire? Get Minaj to also perform...

 
IKEA brings megastore (and its meatballs) to Miami area

IKEA brings megastore (and its meatballs) to Miami area

The crisp, new sofas beckon to be tried out. The model homes, outfitted to the last accessory, appear move-in ready. And the restaurant, fully stocked, awaits the tastebuds of the expected throngs of customers. IKEA Miami will open its doors Wednesday...

 
Condo.com leverages lucrative niche to become a market leader

Condo.com leverages lucrative niche to become a market leader

The success of Condo.com, an online marketplace, can be attributed in part to that old real estate adage: location, location, location. Condo.com was started by Internet entrepreneur Richard Swerdlow, and it is part of eRealEstate Holdings, which also...

 
Q&A with Maurice Ferré: What's next after MAKO?

Q&A with Maurice Ferré: What's next after MAKO?

“Today marks a milestone, a watershed moment,” Maurice R. Ferré told his employees last December, on the day of the sale of MAKO Surgical. “It is the end of a nine-year startup company that grew up, a company...

 
Startup Spotlight: Sktchy

Startup Spotlight: Sktchy

Sktchy Headquarters: The LAB Miami Concept: Share photos to inspire artists around the world to draw you, paint you, maybe even sculpt you, and browse inspiring photos shared by others so you can get creative, too. The Sktchy community includes active...

 
New milestone: 35,000 condo units proposed for South Florida

New milestone: 35,000 condo units proposed for South Florida

With new projects continuing to enter the pipeline, South Florida condominium developers are well on their way toward matching a pace of construction last seen during the boom of 2003-06. The difference this time is that the developers are relying...

 
Entrepreneurship Datebook

Entrepreneurship Datebook

DATEBOOK CIVIC HACK NIGHT: Join the weekly civic hack sessions in Wynwood, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. More info: thelabmiami.com. 1 MILLION CUPS: South Florida startups make pitches, present their challenges and...

 
Manny García-Tuñón: The learning never ends

Manny García-Tuñón: The learning never ends

It never ceases to amaze me. We think we know all there is to know about something. It could be anything, really, but particularly in the area of business, and then something else inevitably happens that reminds us that the learning never ends. Coming...

 
My view: Planning to sell your business? Make sure your assets are protected

My view: Planning to sell your business? Make sure your assets are protected

Congratulations! You've sold your business and the ink has finally dried on your check. Now what? You may have a very specific plan for that money or you may not, but either way it is crucial to protect it. Why? We have often seen the purchaser run...

 

Police: Carbon monoxide caused missionary deaths

TAIPEI, Taiwan Police in Taiwan suspect carbon monoxide poisoning caused the deaths of two Mormon missionaries. The government-owned Central News Agency reported Sunday that Taiwanese authorities found a faulty gas water heater in the apartment shared...

 

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