News archive from 27 January 2013

Djokovic, Federer, Azarenka to play Indian Wells

Djokovic, Federer, Azarenka to play Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Four-time winner Roger Federer and top-ranked Victoria Azarenka will defend their titles at the BNP Paribas Open in March, with the deep fields also including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova. The tournament...

 

Saturday's College Basketball

EAST Boston U. 81, UMBC 75 Delaware Valley 57, Wilkes 54 Drexel 68, Georgia St. 57 Fordham 66, Rhode Island 63 George Washington 82, Charlotte 54 Georgetown 53, Louisville 51 Harvard 82, Dartmouth 77, OT Montclair St. 76, Rutgers-Camden 62 Ohio St....

 
Mighty Quinn: January 27

Mighty Quinn: January 27

Recent story you might've missed: NEWS ITEM - Authorities say a 20-year-old Portland, Oregon, woman drove 50 miles to reach the man she thought was her client after being solicited for prostitution through phone and text messages. But there was...

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No. 5 Louisville drops 3rd in row, 53-51 to G'town

No. 5 Louisville drops 3rd in row, 53-51 to G'town

WASHINGTON -- After Louisville's third straight loss, coach Rick Pitino is declaring the next one a "must game." He has a lot to work on before then. Peyton Siva got into foul trouble and was held scoreless for the first time since he was a...

 

Checkers rally to top Heat, 5-4

Correspondent While the rest of Charlotte was thawing out from Friday's ice storm, the Charlotte Checkers got hot on Saturday afternoon. The Checkers erased a 2-0 deficit and outlasted the Abbotsford Heat 5-4 Saturday to earn a split of the two-game...

 

Patricio Garino, George Washington rout Charlotte 49ers 82-54

WASHINGTON Patricio Garino netted 16 points as George Washington won its third straight Atlantic 10 Conference game, beating Charlotte 82-54 Saturday. Garino hit 6 of 6 from the field, including a pair of 3-pointers, and also had four steals. Bryan...

 

Teen faces charges, pointing laser at helicopter

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 13-year-old boy faces charges after Orange County authorities say he pointed a laser at a sheriff's office helicopter. A sheriff's office statement says the helicopter was struck twice with the laser Friday evening in the Orlando...

 
Slugger Frank Thomas chastises baseball's steroid users

Slugger Frank Thomas chastises baseball's steroid users

Former major league slugger Frank Thomas, who is eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame next year, let it be known that he's glad he thrived through hard work rather than taking the easier route and using performance-enhancing drugs. During the...

 

Bat delays Marquette's win over Providence

Junior Cadougan led the way with 15 points as Marquette overcame the distraction of a bat flying around the arena to hold off Providence 81-71. Davante Gardner, Trent Lockett and Vander Blue each added 13 points for Marquette (14-4, 5-1 Big East),...

 
Adebayor goal puts Togo on way to salvation

Adebayor goal puts Togo on way to salvation

RUSTENBURG, South Africa (Reuters) - Emmanuel Adebayor, for so long the central figure in Togo's footballing fortunes, put his pre-tournament troubles behind him when he scored the opening goal in their 2-0 victory over Algeria in the African Nations...

 

Phelps' horse wins race at Gulfstream

HALLENDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Cerro, a 3-year-old colt partly owned by 18-time Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps, won the $54,500 third race at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Phelps and his former coach, Bob Bowman, share an ownership interest in the...

 

Derrick Green, No. 1 running back in country, picks Michigan

Derrick Green, the No. 1 running back in the class of 2013, has decided to go to Michigan for college this fall. Green, the Richmond (Va.) Hermitage product, is the eighth-ranked prospect in all of the class of 2013. He chose U-M over the likes of...

 

Review: Doug Varone bares his dances' emotions in 'Stripped/Dressed'

Condense Doug Varone's elongated commentary about his choreographic processes down to his most significant insights, and it would be these: that his dances are kinetic artwork about human passions, and that every single move has a carefully crafted...

 

NU can't hang with Nebraska in 64-49 loss

Dylan Talley had 20 points and eight rebounds as Nebraska ran away from Northwestern in the second half to win 64-49. Brandon Ubel added 14 points and 12 rebounds for Nebraska (11-10, 2-6 Big Ten) and Ray Gallegos had all of his 11 points in the...

 

At TigerFest, Leyland, Dombrowski not anointing Rondon closer

Detroit - Is Bruce Rondon their closer or is he not their closer?At one point at TigerFest on Saturday, manager Jim Leyland said, "I don't know what I'm going to do." The bottom line is the Tigers are choosing their words carefully when...

 

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