News archive from 28 June 2013, page 15

Driver killed while driving in reverse on turnpike identified

A man who drove in reverse on Florida's Turnpike, causing an accident that killed him, was identified Thursday as John David Sampson of Lakeland. Sampson, 38, was driving a 1998 Ford van northbound on June 19 when he began to back up, witnesses told...

 
Tim Hardaway Jr. headed to New York Knicks

Tim Hardaway Jr. headed to New York Knicks

What portion of the DNA pool that didn't trickle down to Tim Hardaway Jr. — such as his father's famous “UTEP two-step” crossover dribble — it made up for by giving the Michigan junior an NBA ready 6-6 frame...

 

76ers trade Jrue Holiday to New Orleans for rights to Nerlens Noel

NEW YORK -- When Jrue Holiday addressed the local media following a season in which he became the 76ers' youngest all-star and inked a $41-plus million contract extension, he spoke of growing with the team and turning it into a playoff contender. That...

 
Substitutions, extra veggies slim down your BBQ menu

Substitutions, extra veggies slim down your BBQ menu

Summer barbecues are all about food and fun, but all that food is not always kind to your body. The sausages and burgers, mayonnaise-laden salads and desserts all add up to lots of fat and calories. If you want to slim it down a notch or two, you can...

 

Jim Hudson, star of '69 Super Bowl Jets, dies

AUSTIN, Texas Jim Hudson, the former New York Jets safety who helped the team to its only Super Bowl title in 1969, has died. He was 70. The team confirmed on its official site that Hudson died Tuesday in Austin, Texas. The cause of death was not...

 

Fraley: Yu Darvish's body language on the mound in New York was 'terrible' and 'brutal'

Catch SportsDay On Air twice per week on Fox Sports Southwest, when Dallas Morning News experts discuss hot sports topics from the Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Rangers and colleges (check our TV listings for air times). Here are a few highlights from...

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Fraley: If they can get an ace in return, Rangers should trade Jurickson Profar

Catch SportsDay On Air twice per week on Fox Sports Southwest, when Dallas Morning News experts discuss hot sports topics from the Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Rangers and colleges (check our TV listings for air times). Here are a few highlights from...

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Miami Heat's Shane Battier shines with ESPN microphone at NBA Draft

Miami Heat's Shane Battier shines with ESPN microphone at NBA Draft

The Heat didn't have a draft pick Thursday night, but one of its players appeared on ESPN's NBA Draft special more than anyone else. Heat forward Shane Battier, moonlighting as a sideline reporter for ESPN, interviewed draftees throughout the program,...

 

Cavaliers pull shocker with selection of Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- The Cleveland Cavaliers entered a flawed draft Thursday night unsure of their big move. By Thursday morning, their decision had been narrowed to two, but General Manager Chris Grant spent this week agonizing over what to do. So...

 
Nationals fall to Diamondbacks 3-2 in 11 innings

Nationals fall to Diamondbacks 3-2 in 11 innings

WASHINGTON -- As the Washington Nationals approach the midpoint of their season they are hovering around the .500 mark, waiting for the offense to find some consistency. Didi Gregorius drove in the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 11th inning...

 
There’s still time to train for Woodstock 5k

There’s still time to train for Woodstock 5k

slideshow Can you put one foot in front of the other? Doesn’t have to be fast. Doesn’t even have to be graceful. But if you can propel yourself forward, you can participate in the Woodstock 5k on Aug. 3. You have six weeks to train, and believe it or...

 

Dog About Town: Celebrating Independence Day and more things to do with your pooch

Want to celebrate Independence Day with your pooch? Here are some options: *The Denton Humane Society will take Fourth of July photos, with a backdrop and choice of costumes, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Calloway’s Nursery, 1601 Dallas Drive...

 

Fight against DUI gets technical

Starting Monday, just in time for Fourth of July celebrations, Illinois will add a high-tech tweak to its fight against drunken driving: a camera installed near the dashboard of motorists charged with driving under the influence. Of the estimated...

 

Jered Weaver is sharp as Angels sweep Tigers, 3-1

DETROIT - The rotation is depleted, with Jason Vargas and Tommy Hanson sidelined by injuries for several weeks, but there was some encouraging news for the Angels on the pitching front Thursday. They got their ace back. The Angels scored two runs in...

 

Hawks take Nogueira from Brazil and Schroeder of Germany

ATLANTA -- The Hawks looked outside the college ranks for their two first-round picks in Thursday's NBA Draft. The Hawks got a 7-footer by trading up one spot to take Brazil center Lucas Nogueira with the 16th overall pick. They then used the 17th...

 

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