News archive from 26 July 2014

Two Longhorns who received meal from agent eligible to play again

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas football officials say two players who had received a meal from an agent will be eligible to play when the season starts. A statement issued by the school says Texas reported the meal to the NCAA. According to Texas, the...

Dallas News, 19:00 in Sport
 
Mets RHP Matsuzaka returns to NY for elbow exam

Mets RHP Matsuzaka returns to NY for elbow exam

MILWAUKEE -- The Mets say pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to New York to have his right elbow examined. Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that the 33-year-old Matsuzaka felt something in his elbow a day earlier. Matsuzaka pitched two...

 

Giants call up 2B Dan Uggla from Triple-A

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of second baseman Dan Uggla from Triple A-Fresno and put him in the starting lineup for the opener of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants placed second...

 
#Drive 75 Day 4: Michigan still surprises a veteran traveler

#Drive 75 Day 4: Michigan still surprises a veteran traveler

SAULT STE. MARIE - So after 480 miles and 4 days on the road along I-75 from Detroit to this northern city, I have turkey soup stains on the hood of my SUV. I'm not sure what clothes I've actually worn. My eyes may be crossed. I am pretty sure I...

 

Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about trips to King Ranch in Texas?

TALLAHASSEE -- On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite. As other politicians had done before and would do after, Scott was departing for historic King...

 

Red Wings sign Ferraro to 1-year deal

DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Landon Ferraro to a one-year contract. The team did not announce terms of the deal Friday. The 22-year-old Ferraro made his NHL debut for the Red Wings in March. He ended up playing four games with...

 

2 Texas players eligible after meal with agent

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas football officials say two players who had received a meal from an agent will be eligible to play when the season starts. A statement issued by the school says Texas reported the meal to the NCAA. According to Texas, the...

 
Obama meets with Central American leaders on border crisis

Obama meets with Central American leaders on border crisis

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Friday to find ways to keep their country's children from fleeing here illegally and creating a crisis on the southern border. Obama invited the...

 

Keeneland postpones instant racing plan

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A Keeneland official says the race track doesn't want construction under way when next year's Breeders' Cup is held there and is putting off plans to build a facility for instant racing. The Lexington Herald-Leader...

 

Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

JUNEAU, Alaska -- A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Friday it is opening a 45-day comment period both to gather information on areas in the...

 

Curt Clawson becomes latest Flori-duh rep over India gaffe

They don't call us Flori-duh for nothing. The latest inductee to the Sunshine State's face-palming club: U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson, the Bonita Springs Republican who replaced Trey Radel, the cocaine congressman busted for buying blow in Washington last...

 

Neil Walker enjoys a resurgence of productivity for Pirates

It's a fact that Neil Walker was passed over for the All-Star Game earlier this month. But has it served as ammunition for what is clearly turning out to be the best season of his career? He's not going there. "Important, sure. It would've been...

 

Injured G Carl Nicks, Bucs agree to part ways

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving on without injured offensive lineman Carl Nicks, who appeared in just nine games over two seasons after signing a five-year, $47.5 million contract in free agency. In a brief statement released on the...

 

2 Miss Nevadas may appear in national teen pageant

LAS VEGAS -- Pageant officials hope to send two Nevada contestants to the national Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition in Orlando, Florida next week after a scoring error at the state level crowned the wrong person. Pageant national chair...

 
Tesla Motors move to Nevada would be lithium boon

Tesla Motors move to Nevada would be lithium boon

RENO, Nev. -- Lithium-ion batteries are not exotic, complicated or big. But if Tesla Motors locates a "gigafactory" here, the lipstick-sized batteries could change Reno's whole universe. An announcement isn't expected for months about which...

 

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