News archive from 27 January 2014

Birthday present for Tye Tribbett: 2 Grammy awards

Birthday present for Tye Tribbett: 2 Grammy awards

Gospel singer Tye Tribbett got something special for his birthday Sunday: two Grammy awards. Tribbett won best gospel album and best gospel song, letting out a long and loud "Woooooooo" after each win. Tribbett turned 38, but said "I'm...

 
Richie, Fogerty, Cyrus perform at Clive Davis gala

Richie, Fogerty, Cyrus perform at Clive Davis gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. John Fogerty performed with the Foo Fighters and Jennifer Hudson. R. Kelly debuted a tribal new song in tribute to Nelson Mandela. And Miley Cyrus basically called the audience old. Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy gala drew stars...

 

Blackhawks D Keith returns to lineup

CHICAGO -- Defenseman Duncan Keith is back in the lineup for the Blackhawks' game against the Winnipeg Jets. Keith missed Chicago's 2-1 loss at Minnesota on Thursday night due to an illness. It was the first time he had missed a game this season....

 
Stallings rallies from 3 behind to win at Torrey

Stallings rallies from 3 behind to win at Torrey

SAN DIEGO -- Scott Stallings made birdie on the par-5 18th hole at Torrey Pines to win the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday. Stalling was three shots behind going into the final round, and one of eight players who had a chance in the final hour of the...

 
Bode Miller makes his 5th US Olympic team

Bode Miller makes his 5th US Olympic team

There were really no surprises when the U.S. Ski Team announced its squad for the Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin was on the list and, of course, Lindsey Vonn was not. Five-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller made his fifth squad on Sunday, while 2006...

 

No. 11 Tennessee defeats No. 17 Texas A&M 76-55

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Meighan Simmons scored 26 points as No. 11 Tennessee raced past No. 17 Texas A&M 76-55 on Sunday. Simmons scored nearly as many points (15) as the Aggies in the first half, as the Lady Vols roared to a 36-20 lead over the...

 
Hoosiers end skid by holding off Illini 56-46

Hoosiers end skid by holding off Illini 56-46

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell was weary of all the missed shots, the turnovers and Indiana's inability to seize control Sunday. So the sophomore point guard got aggressive. He scored nine points in a key 12-0 second-half run,...

 
Sims lifts No. 12 Baylor past No. 8 Oklahoma St.

Sims lifts No. 12 Baylor past No. 8 Oklahoma St.

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Odyssey Sims converted a three-point play with 3.8 seconds remaining in overtime to give No. 12 Baylor a 69-66 victory over No. 8 Oklahoma State on Sunday. Sims, who entered the game as the nation's leading scorer with 30.4 points...

 

SMU pushes past Houston 75-68

HOUSTON -- Southern Methodist coach Larry Brown told his team at the half that they have not accomplished anything until they start winning on the road. The Mustangs did just that Sunday in Houston. Nic Moore had a career-high 28 points as SMU...

 
No. 15 Cincinnati beats Temple 80-76

No. 15 Cincinnati beats Temple 80-76

PHILADELPHIA -- Sean Kilpatrick scored a season-high 29 points and No. 15 Cincinnati staved off a Temple comeback to remain undefeated in the American Athletic Conference with an 80-76 victory Sunday. After the Bearcats (19-2, 8-0 AAC) had blown all...

 
Tweet success: Small businesses turn to social media marketing to build brands

Tweet success: Small businesses turn to social media marketing to build brands

It's mid-morning and Michael Mendez snaps a photo of the new beer he has just stocked in his convenience store. Within minutes, he posts it on Twitter to his 7,000 followers. If the response is typical, customers will stream in by late afternoon,...

 
Growing South Beach Group keeps hotel business in the family

Growing South Beach Group keeps hotel business in the family

Alan Lieberman walked up the stairs of his latest renovation project and pondered the future. “This could be it,” the 63-year-old hotelier said during a tour of the under-construction Croydon Arms, 3720 Collins Ave., set to open...

 
Q & A with David Schwedel, founder of Coalview Ltd.

Q & A with David Schwedel, founder of Coalview Ltd.

A native of South Florida, David Schwedel lunged into the business world as an entrepreneur when he was in his early teens and never had time to finish his formal college education. Yet he has earned his knowledge of finance and energy technology...

 

Fighting fraud

The more the public knows about the voting process, the better — especially in a state with a serial history of presidential Election Day snafus and in a county — Miami-Dade to be exact — where attempts to commit voter...

 
SHOW BITS: Let the music begin

SHOW BITS: Let the music begin

Show Bits brings you Sunday's 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ---- The man whose remix genius helped create a...

 

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