News archive from 27 May 2014

Giron wins UCLA's 11th men's singles title

Giron wins UCLA's 11th men's singles title

ATHENS, Ga. -- All the hard work Marcos Giron put into his conditioning at UCLA has paid off. "Even though I've had some straight set matches this week, my body is still fatigued," he said. "It's tough coming out here playing in the hot...

 

8-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver near ice cream truck, dies

The eight-year-old who was struck by a hit-and-run driver as she stood near an ice cream truck on Detroit's west side earlier this month has died. Kamari Smith suffered severe trauma to her head, spine and internal organs when she was hit on Robson...

 

Pope to meet with sex abuse victims next month

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE -- Pope Francis announced Monday he would meet with a group of sex abuse victims next month at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child. Francis also revealed...

 

Live updates: Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 4

Read live updates from Miami Herald sports writers, columnists and photographers at Game 4 of the Miami Heat's Eastern Conference Finals series against the Indiana Pacers.

 
Twins offense struggles again in loss to Rangers

Twins offense struggles again in loss to Rangers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Returning home from a five-game road trip wasn't enough for the Minnesota Twins to revive their offense in a 7-2 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday. Kevin Correia allowed four earned runs in seven innings for the Twins in their fourth...

 

Dodgers announcer Vin Scully to miss 2 games

LOS ANGELES -- Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully will miss calling two Los Angeles Dodgers games because he has a chest cold. The team said Monday that the 86-year-old announcer would be out Monday and Tuesday for home games against the Cincinnati...

 

Fallen remembered at Memorial Day ceremony

The Cullman VFW post hosted a countywide Memorial Day ceremony at Veteran's Park at Sportsman Lake Park Saturday which was attended by several Cullman area and veterans. Dean Green, wife of former Cullman Mayor Don Green, read a poem to the fallen,...

 

Pope to meet with sex abuse victims next month

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE Pope Francis announced Monday he would meet with a group of sex abuse victims next month at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child. Francis also revealed that...

 
Young, Cano lead Seattle past Angels 5-1

Young, Cano lead Seattle past Angels 5-1

SEATTLE -- Chris Young pitched shutout ball until Albert Pujols homered in the seventh inning, Robinson Cano had three hits and two RBIs to raise his average to .332, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Angels 5-1 on Monday. After manager Lloyd...

 
A's snap 4-game skid with 10-0 win over Tigers

A's snap 4-game skid with 10-0 win over Tigers

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kyle Blanks homered in his home debut at the Coliseum and Derek Norris capped Oakland's five-homer day with a grand slam and the Athletics snapped a season-long four-game losing streak with a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on...

 

Tannery holds on to win Monmouth Park feature

OCEANPORT, N.J. -- Tannery took the lead around the far turn and held off Overheard in the closing strides to win by a head in the $75,000 Miss Liberty Stakes at Monmouth Park on Monday. Trained by Alan Goldberg and ridden by Julian Pimentel, the...

 
Puerto Rico woman propped up in chair for wake

Puerto Rico woman propped up in chair for wake

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- An 80-year-old Puerto Rican woman has been memorialized at her wake sitting in her favorite rocking chair and wearing her old wedding gown. At a San Juan funeral home, the body of Georgina Chervony Lloren was propped up in her...

 

Rolling Stones return to road in Norway

OSLO, Norway -- The Rolling Stones, who in March interrupted their 2014 world tour due to singer Mick Jagger's girlfriend's suicide, returned to the road Monday with a high-energy show lasting over two hours at Oslo's Telenor Arena. Playing to a...

 

Gaston commissioners to consider proposed revised lease with CaroMont Health for hospital

GASTONIA Gaston County commissioners on Tuesday will consider a proposed revised lease with CaroMont Health for the local hospital, a divisive issue for years. CaroMont Health is the parent company of CaroMont Regional Medical Center, a private,...

 

Recap: Seattle vs. LA Angels

Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Young led the Seattle Mariners with a commanding performance from the mound to a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the opener a four-game set. Young (4-2) did not allow a hit until the sixth...

 

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