News archive from 27 April 2014

LeBron James: 'No room for Donald Sterling in NBA'

LeBron James: 'No room for Donald Sterling in NBA'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- LeBron James called comments on an audio recording of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling "appalling" and says he's not sure if he would suit up for the remainder of the NBA playoffs if he played...

 

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater falling in NFL draft prospectus raises concerns

Longtime football coach Shawn Watson usually avoids draft talk when he speaks to Teddy Bridgewater, but he recently made an exception out of concern for his former pupil. When Bridgewater wrapped up his junior season Dec. 28 by leading Louisville over...

 

Golf Capsules

AVONDALE, La. -- Seung-Yul Noh became the first player to complete 54 holes at the TPC Louisiana without a bogey and strung together three birdies late in his round Saturday to surge two strokes ahead of Keegan Bradley atop the Zurich Classic...

 

Zivo takes Big A feature

NEW YORK -- Zivo won again Saturday at Aqueduct, enhancing his standing as a leading New York bred. Zivo, the 2-1 favorite, rallied for a two-length victory in the $62,000 allowance feature for state breds. It was the fourth straight win for...

 

Buyout blahs at Sabre: 7 years and a lot more debt

Private equity deals make headlines with big wins and big failures, but Sabre Corp. is neither. Seven years after a leveraged buyout, the Southlake company is trading again on Wall Street, and its market cap is almost exactly the same as before, about...

 

Buyout blahs at Sabre: 7 years and a lot more debt

Private equity deals make headlines with big wins and big failures, but Sabre Corp. is neither. Seven years after a leveraged buyout, the Southlake company is trading again on Wall Street, and its market cap is almost exactly the same as before, about...

 

Business book reviews: Brief and 60-Minute CEO

Brief Joseph McCormack (John Wiley & Sons, $24) Author Joseph McCormack identifies seven reasons why brevity seems to be a lost art in communication: Cowardice. You don’t want to take a stand. Maybe you’re afraid someone will challenge you. The...

 

Business book reviews: Brief and 60-Minute CEO

Brief Joseph McCormack (John Wiley & Sons, $24) Author Joseph McCormack identifies seven reasons why brevity seems to be a lost art in communication: Cowardice. You don’t want to take a stand. Maybe you’re afraid someone will challenge you. The...

 

Plano startup ilumi gets lift from Cuban

Plano smart lightbulb maker ilumi made it out of the shark tank alive. In the episode of ABC reality show Shark Tank that aired last week, co-founders Corey Egan and Swapnil Bora asked the five “sharks” for a $350,000 investment in exchange for a 15...

 
Ransom Everglades edges Gulliver in thriller for girls' water polo state championship

Ransom Everglades edges Gulliver in thriller for girls' water polo state championship

Chelsea Johnson swam out of the pool, tears welling up in her eyes, knowing that her high school career was over. A major foul called on Johnson for elbowing during the first quarter kept Miami Ransom Everglades' senior water polo star out for the...

 

FIU needs to stock up in backyard

There are so many reasons why a football program like FIU should never be lacking talent. Not with the area the Panthers have to recruit in. In a region where there will be nearly 200 Football Bowl Subdivision-level football prospects roaming the...

 

American Lake raises funds for Scotland trip

LAKEWOOD, Wash. -- The American Lake Veterans Golf Course hosted a tournament Saturday to raise funds to send four wounded golfers to play on some of Scotland's most historic courses. The goal of the tourney, played with old hickory shaft clubs, was...

 

Punt Bama Punt star David Langner dies

AUBURN, Ala. -- Former Auburn football player David Langner, who starred in one of the most memorable games in Iron Bowl history, has died. He was 62. Former Auburn teammate Mac Lorendo said Langner died early Saturday morning after battling cancer....

 

Team USA wins 4 of 6 races in Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA -- Olympic medalists Walter Dix and Justin Gatlin helped Team USA overcame a controversial opening leg to edge Jamaica by a hundredth of a second in the 400-meter relay in the Penn Relays on Saturday, and the Americans won four of six...

 

Jazz Fest gets imaginative kick from kids' music

NEW ORLEANS -- Young music fans are finding their groove at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest. On Saturday, a local group called Imagination Movers played 1980s-style music for kids. Sweating through cobalt-blue jumpsuits, the four-man band sang about...

 

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