News archive from 27 June 2013, page 9

Preliminary report shows no mechanical failure in Oakland County plane crash

Preliminary report shows no mechanical failure in Oakland County plane crash

Investigators found no evidence of mechanical failure in the airplane that crashed last week in Waterford Township, killing four people, according to a preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board. The plane, a Cessna 172M,...

 

Doc Rivers liked what he saw in the Clippers

At a news conference Wednesday when he was introduced as the Clippers' new coach, Doc Rivers said what caught his eye about the team last season was its roster full of talented players. "The reason why I wanted this when it was made available, it...

 

Review: 'Downloaded' captures Napster's trailblazing role in the digital revolution

Alex Winter's documentary "Downloaded" charts the rise and fall of Napster, the upstart file-sharing music-community hub that made founders Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker into either Information Age heroes or criminal masterminds, depending...

 

Sherrington: Mavericks will most likely ignore the most practical move they could make this off-season

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: With Chris Paul and Dwight Howard being unlikely to come to Dallas, what's the most practical approach for the Mavs this offseason...

Dallas News, 21:43 in Sport
 

Sefko: I think it's a foregone conclusion the Mavericks' pick will be dealt

Eddie Sefko joined Norm Hitzges on KTCK-AM 1310 The Ticket. Here are some highlights. If the Mavericks keep the No. 13 pick, is it logical to think it would be used on a European who would be left in Europe? Eddie Sefko: Very logical. I think that's...

Dallas News, 21:43 in Sport
 

Law school grad, seeking to practice, gets civil rights restored

TALLAHASSEE -- A law school graduate and single mother of three, Jessica Chiappone of Boca Raton wants to practice law in Florida. But nearly 15 years ago, she admitted her role in a drug conspiracy that made her a convicted felon, stripping her of...

 

Sherrington: I imagine Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin will make Johnny Manziel off-limits for media again

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: Hi Kevin! Just when I thought Mike Leach and Kevin Sumlin were being tyrants for restricting players' availability, Johnny Football...

Dallas News, 21:44 in Sport
 

APNewsBreak: US boss held in China says deal made

BEIJING -- A U.S. company boss held hostage by his Chinese workers for nearly a week says an agreement has been reached to set him free and he expects to leave his Beijing plant Thursday. Chip Starnes told The Associated Press a deal had been reached...

 
Cho: Charlotte isn't shopping Kidd-Gilchrist

Cho: Charlotte isn't shopping Kidd-Gilchrist

Busy as Charlotte Bobcats general manager Rich Cho is regarding the 2013 NBA draft, he took a minute at Wednesday’s media briefing to address the player chosen second overall in 2012. “We’re not shopping MKG,” Cho...

 

Sherrington: If Texas Rangers make a trade, here’s what I think they’ll target

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: Would the Rangers be interested in trading for Gallardo from Milwaukee? Kevin Sherrington: Haven't heard his name come up, but it's...

Dallas News, 21:48 in Sport
 

Sherrington: Why I feel sorry for former Ranger Josh Hamilton

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: What do you think the chances are of Josh Hamilton exploding this season? I think they're quite good. Kevin Sherrington: Not sure...

Dallas News, 21:48 in Sport
 

Sefko: Why Mavericks would have hard time parting ways with Shawn Marion

Eddie Sefko joined Norm Hitzges on KTCK-AM 1310 The Ticket. Here are some highlights. Will they trade this pick for future assets or will they trade this pick in order to move the salary of Shawn Marion to some other team? Eddie Sefko: I'm not getting...

Dallas News, 21:48 in Sport
 

Michael Lev: Patriots had no choice with Aaron Hernandez

The well-being of the New England Patriots means nothing to the family of Odin Lloyd. In the grand scheme of important world affairs, football is inconsequential. It's entertainment. It's frivolity. But our job is to write about football, or at least...

 

Mark Bradley: Shane Larkin as a Hawk? It'd be fine with me

ATLANTA -- One of the reasons the Atlanta Hawks didn't draft Chris Paul in 2005 was that Billy Knight, then the general manager, wasn't fond of little guards. (Another reason was that Marvin Williams scarcely missed a shot during his private workout...

 

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