News archive from 28 April 2014

Milone and Athletics fall short against Astros

Milone and Athletics fall short against Astros

HOUSTON -- Tommy Milone said he had his best outing of the year Sunday against the Astros. Milone, however, could not get out of the seventh. Collin McHugh allowed two hits over 8 2-3 stellar innings as Houston beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1. Milone...

 
Luis Suarez voted player of the year in England

Luis Suarez voted player of the year in England

LIVERPOOL, England Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football, capping a season in which his scoring prowess helped erase memories of previous bans for racism and biting. The...

 
Charlotte Bobcats call on others to pick up scoring load against Miami Heat

Charlotte Bobcats call on others to pick up scoring load against Miami Heat

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Heat went to great lengths Saturday to make sure center Al Jefferson and point guard Kemba Walker didn't beat them. Which raises the question: Is any other Bobcat capable of beating the Heat? After scoring 27 points in the first...

 
Avalanche push Wild to elimination situation

Avalanche push Wild to elimination situation

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Twice in five games, the Minnesota Wild have been less than 75 seconds from a victory on the road. Both times, the Colorado Avalanche got the tying goal late in regulation before winning in overtime. Now the Wild are facing an...

 
Q&A with entrepreneur Brian Breslin: Building a tech community

Q&A with entrepreneur Brian Breslin: Building a tech community

Brian Breslin started Refresh Miami, the largest tech entrepreneur organization in South Florida, with just five people meeting at a Starbucks in 2006. Today, Refresh's membership has sported a hockey stick growth curve that any startup would envy....

 
Smart City Startups event in Miami brings minds to table to solve urban woes

Smart City Startups event in Miami brings minds to table to solve urban woes

From Nairobi, BRCK created a device that eases connectivity in remote areas of the world, as well as urban coffee shops. From Miami, PWRStation offers simple, affordable solar energy solutions in a box. From San Francisco, HandUp provides a way to...

 
Startup spotlight: Kleo developed ClassWallet.com to help teachers

Startup spotlight: Kleo developed ClassWallet.com to help teachers

Name: Kleo Headquarters: Miami Concept: Social entrepreneurial startup Kleo developed ClassWallet.com, a tool designed to make it easier for teachers to raise, manage, track and spend money for the classroom. Teachers are provided an e-wallet to...

 
My view: Leadership: the key ingredient to start-up success

My view: Leadership: the key ingredient to start-up success

I've seen it time and time again. A startup or early stage company with a truly innovative technology or service and ample funding begins to take off, ascends rapidly, then levels off, declines and crashes. According to Harvard Business school senior...

 
My view: So what is eMerge?

My view: So what is eMerge?

So what is eMerge? When Manny Medina, the founder of Terremark, started the Technology Foundation of the Americas, his objective was to make the South Florida region centered in Miami a world-class technology hub, bringing high-paying jobs,...

 
Three seasons later, Marlins Park impact is minimal on area's residential real-estate market

Three seasons later, Marlins Park impact is minimal on area's residential real-estate market

As the Miami Marlins begin a third season at their $639 million publicly financed ballpark in Little Havana, the state-of-the-art stadium equipped with a retractable roof has had a minimal impact on the surrounding area's residential real-estate...

 

Carnival steers a new course

A small storage room stuffed with torn-up mattresses in the Doral headquarters of Carnival Corp. offers a glimpse into the evolution of the mammoth cruise company. In an effort to create the most comfortable and durable beds for the...

 

Entrepreneurship Datebook

DATEBOOK DATA DIVE: The Enterprise Development Corporation, the MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida and the YoungArts Foundation present a detailed walkthrough of Google Analytics and how to capture meaningful data and draw insightful conclusions to...

 

Gibson plays great, but loss not a great feeling

WASHINGTON -- Like the pro he is, Taj Gibson took little pleasure in scoring a career-high 32 points Sunday in the Bulls' 98-89 loss to the Wizards. "I don't look at the points," he said. "I look at W's and L's, wins and losses. I could...

 
Miami Marlins cut Rafael Furcal's rehab assignment short

Miami Marlins cut Rafael Furcal's rehab assignment short

NEW YORK -- Rafael Furcal doesn't look like he's going to be returning to the Marlins anytime soon. Sunday, the Marlins decided to cut short his rehab assignment, two days after his right groin tightened up on him while running the bases for Double A...

 

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