News archive from 27 June 2013, page 16

Perry rallies to win PGA Professional

Rod Perry closed with a 3-under 69 on Wednesday and rallied to win the 46th PGA Professional National Championship. Perry, who led after the second round, finished at 10-under-par 277 at the Sunriver Resort's Crosswater Course. Ryan Polzin and Jeff...

 
Golf notebook: Amateurs get their own thrill playing with pros

Golf notebook: Amateurs get their own thrill playing with pros

By Nick Veronica / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The pro-am component of a golf tournament usually involves a relaxed round of practice and picture taking for the golfers who will compete later in the week. But for the amateurs playing in the Constellation...

 

Pirates notebook: Duke Welker proves depth of bullpen

By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SEATTLE -- In two short appearances with the Pirates, Duke Welker left an impression on manager Clint Hurdle. And he is one of many relief arms that have Hurdle feeling comfortable about his bullpen...

 
West Xtra: Due to late start, Hopewell deals with hectic schedule

West Xtra: Due to late start, Hopewell deals with hectic schedule

By Nicholas Tolomeo / Tri-State Sports & News Service When Hopewell American Legion manager Dave Denniston finally had the opportunity to organize his team for this summer and finalized the condensed Legion schedule, he had a simple message for...

 

Michael Jackson's eldest son recalls pop star's final moments

Michael Jackson's son Prince was in the sitting room of the family's rented Holmby Hills mansion when he heard screaming. He ran to the kitchen and saw Dr. Conrad Murray dash upstairs. Prince, 16, said he followed, and when he looked in the bedroom,...

 
North/West Xtra: Cranberry man fits well with Fed champs

North/West Xtra: Cranberry man fits well with Fed champs

By Ryan Riordan / Tri-State Sports & News Service There haven't been many teams around the country -- let alone the Greater Pittsburgh Federation League -- that have been able to knock off St. Johns-Lefty's over the past seven years. So when a...

 
The Hot List of things to do for the coming weekend

The Hot List of things to do for the coming weekend

ALL WEEKEND Big in Butler The Kenny Chesney show is in the history books, but now the Big Butler Fair opens its gates Friday in Prospect for nine days of country fun, with a range of motor sports and performances. Daily attractions will include the...

 

Munch goes to Mia Madre Trattoria

By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette In as much as the seminal HBO series "The Sopranos" was about family, whacking, and sometimes whacking family, it was about food. From Tony Soprano's panic attack at a cookout, to the first hit job at...

 
EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta schedule

EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta schedule

DAILY EVENTS Beginning at noon Beach 'Burgh: A 200-foot area of sand, palm trees and kids toys. Allegheny River Steps, Point State Park. Colcom Kids Zone: Featuring misting tent, inflatables, face painters, caricature artists and more. City-Side Lawn,...

 

Two groups of Cuban balseros arrive in Honduras and Cayman Islands

More than 50 Cuban boatpeople were reported to have landed in Honduras and the Cayman Islands earlier this week in another possible sign that increasing number of Cubans are leaving the island. Honduran authorities detained 32 Cubans on Tuesday aboard...

 

Bruce Bochy skeptical three weeks makes Yasiel Puig an All-Star

The All-Star Game rosters will be announced July 6. The Dodgers open a series in San Francisco July 5, meaning Giants Manager Bruce Bochy will get one final look at Yasiel Puig before the All-Star rosters are unveiled. Bochy, the manager of the...

 
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and GM Brian Cashman chat after 'Shut the f--- up!' blowup following tweet

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and GM Brian Cashman chat after 'Shut the f--- up!' blowup following tweet

On Tuesday, Brian Cashman told Alex Rodriguez to “Shut the f--- up.” On Wednesday, the Yankees general manager and the embattled slugger had more words, but this time, they were positive. A few hours after saying he regretted — but wasn’t sorry for —...

Daily News, 00:06 in Sport
 

Dogfight is the pits

William Bean purchased the brown-and-white pit bull for $30 two weeks ago to keep thieves out of his Brownsville junkyard, a corner lot littered with wrecked automobiles, engine parts and broken glass. It was a terrible investment. The 6-month-old...

Daily News, 00:07 in Sport
 
Touro College files suit over ‘anti-Semitic’ elevator in upper West Side building

Touro College files suit over ‘anti-Semitic’ elevator in upper West Side building

What started as a dispute over an elevator has evolved into a civil rights battle between students and tenants. Touro College had planned to make one of two elevators at its upper West Side apartment building a “Shabbat” elevator that would...

 
NYC couple sticks together — even when woman is tried for shooting boyfriend

NYC couple sticks together — even when woman is tried for shooting boyfriend

A Brooklyn, N.Y., couple wouldn’t let that time when she shot him in the face get in the way of love. The two can now rekindle their romance after the gunwoman was cleared Wednesday of the most serious charge against her. Evelyn Barnave, 43, dodged an...

 

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