News archive from 28 June 2013, page 3

NBA Draft 2013: Cavaliers select Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick

Here's a quick look at the players selected in the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft in New York. This will also be NBA Commissioner David Stern's last time at the podium on draft day. Stern will retire in February after 30 years on the job. No. 1...

 

Magic draft Victor Oladipo of Indiana University with No. 2 pick

The Orlando Magic drafted Victor Oladipo of Indiana University with the second overall pick in tonight's NBA Draft. Oladipo, a charismatic 6-foot-3¼ shooting guard, is considered a tenacious perimeter defender with perhaps the best work ethic in the...

 

Indiana's Victor Oladipo builds himself into top NBA prospect

CHARLOTTE, N.C. With pre-draft measurements at 6-foot-4, 213 pounds, Victor Oladipo is considered one of the top two shooting guards in this year's class, and his rise at Indiana had everything to do with his offseason training a year ago. At his...

 
NBA Draft 2013: Cavaliers select Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick

NBA Draft 2013: Cavaliers select Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick

Here's a quick look at the players selected in the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft in New York. This will also be NBA Commissioner David Stern's last time at the podium on draft day. Stern will retire in February after 30 years on the job. No. 1...

 

Review: Pedro Almodovar pilots 'I'm So Excited!' to heights of lunacy

I can't remember when, if ever, Pedro Almodóvar has had as much flamboyant fun as he does in the high-flying comedy "I'm So Excited!" The sex and death, musically infused airline disaster farce is staged at 30,000 feet. Much of the story...

 
Farmers market blooms in the heart of the city

Farmers market blooms in the heart of the city

In the midst of Detroit's tall buildings, concrete sidewalks and parking structures, a new farmers market blooms inside the Lafayette Greens, a Compuware-sponsored urban garden. The Downtown Farmers Market at Lafayette Greens welcomed Tigers fans,...

 

NHRA star Schumacher right at home this weekend in Joliet

Tony Schumacher, the seven-time National Hot Rod Association Top Fuel champion from Long Grove, often touts himself as "Army Strong" as driver of the U.S. Army-sponsored dragster for 13 years. But he's also Chicago Tough. Schumacher preaches...

 
Roberto Castro leads at tough Congressional

Roberto Castro leads at tough Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. -- Roberto Castro missed the U.S. Open at Merion. It felt as if he was playing one Thursday in the AT&T National at Congressional. The course that has hosted three U.S. Opens looked as though it could hold another in a moment's...

 

Severe weather possible in early morning hours

CULLMAN - Cullman County has been placed within a slight risk for severe weather Friday morning into the afternoon hours. According to the National Weather Service, some of the storms could become strong to severe in intensity. The main threat posed...

 

Orange offers transfer option to students at crowded schools

Parents at 70 overcrowded Orange County Public Schools will have the option to transfer their children to one of 47 less crowded school this fall under a School Board policy finalized this week. "It's giving families choice," said Nancy...

 
NBA Draft 2013: Cavaliers select Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick

NBA Draft 2013: Cavaliers select Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick

Here's a quick look at the players selected in the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft in New York. This will also be NBA Commissioner David Stern's last time at the podium on draft day. Stern will retire in February after 30 years on the job. No. 1...

 

Tollway says new system will improve customer service, violation processing

Paying tolls with smartphones and using kiosks to replenish I-PASS accounts with cash could be in the future for Illinois Tollway customers, officials said Thursday. The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority board approved a $44 million contract with...

 

Review: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' conjures vampires with human touch

"Byzantium" is a very different sort of vampire drama for director Neil Jordan, whose undead were so fabulously rich and fashion-forward in "Interview With the Vampire" so many years ago. This vision of the immortal has more of an...

 

AP News Alert

NEW YORK -- Cleveland Cavaliers select UNLV forward Anthony Bennett with No. 1 pick in NBA draft.

 

Obama nominates Colo. energy regulator to FERC

DENVER -- President Barack Obama has nominated the former head of Colorado's Public Utilities Commission to chair the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Ronald Binz sat on Colorado's utilities commission from 2007 to 2011 and was the state's...

 

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