News archive from 28 June 2013, page 6

Michael Kohn's two big strikeouts quell Tigers threat in Angels' win

DETROIT - Angels right-hander Michael Kohn entered Thursday's game in the eighth inning with two on, one out, the score tied and Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera due up, a situation few relievers would relish. "Torii is as clutch as they come, and...

 
Cubs get partial win on Wrigley Field renovation

Cubs get partial win on Wrigley Field renovation

The Cubs earned a partial early victory for their ambitious Wrigley Field construction plan Thursday, getting a preliminary signoff to move back the outfield walls and make other changes to the aging ballpark. But consideration of the most...

 
Detroit Pistons select Georgia's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope at No. 8 overall in NBA draft

Detroit Pistons select Georgia's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope at No. 8 overall in NBA draft

The Detroit Pistons have picked Georgia shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope with the No. 8 overall selection in the NBA draft. Caldwell-Pope averaged 18.5 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists with the Bulldogs this past season. He's 6-5 and 205...

 

Chicago's 'new' arena; location, location, location

Northerly Island, the not-really-new venue that is now dramatically different, has grown ... a lot. Capacity can expand from 9,000 to 30,000 in the case of the four "big" shows at the venue, the first being Jimmy Buffett on Saturday. And as...

 
Broward businessman held hostage in China heads home

Broward businessman held hostage in China heads home

A Coral Springs executive was expected to arrive home late Thursday after being held hostage by his employees in a Beijing plant for nearly a week during a pay dispute. Charles “Chip” Starnes was released after his company,...

 

Phoenix Coyotes' future could be decided by July 2

Finally, a final deadline. Maybe. Deadlines have come and gone in terms of the long-running saga involving the NHL, the Phoenix Coyotes and the City Council of Glendale, Ariz. On Thursday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said that if an arena management...

 
Derek Jeter runs at Yankees complex in Tampa, Curtis  Granderson still unable to swing bat 

Derek Jeter runs at Yankees complex in Tampa, Curtis  Granderson still unable to swing bat 

TAMPA — Derek Jeter’s return from an ankle injury to the Yankees picked up speed on Thursday in Tampa. The captain ran outdoors for the first time since he suffered an April setback from left ankle surgery when a new fracture was discovered. Jeter...

Daily News, 20:45 in Sport
 

O'Hare cargo manager charged in drug sting

A longtime manager for a ground services company at O'Hare International Airport who allegedly bragged on undercover recordings about his ties to drug cartels was snared in a sting smuggling a purported shipment of cocaine off a flight from Mexico,...

 

Aldridge improbable fit for Bulls

LaMarcus Aldridge and Derrick Rose share the same agency. Despite recent rumors, it's unlikely they soon will share the same team. Multiple reports placed Aldridge, who the Bulls originally drafted and traded in 2006, vying to be traded to a contender...

 

Longtime ESPN analyst Raftery jumps to Fox

Longtime college basketball analyst Bill Raftery is leaving ESPN for Fox Sports, Fox announced on Thursday. Raftery will team up with Gus Johnson to be the top announcing team on Fox Sports 1's Big East basketball coverage. "I was fortunate to...

 

Huston grabs early Senior Players Championship lead

John Huston carded a 5-under-par 65 on Thursday and snared a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the Senior Players Championship. Huston, who is seeking his second Champions Tour victory, mixed an eagle, five birdies and a pair of bogeys during...

 
Michigan's Trey Burke drafted No. 9 overall, then traded to Utah Jazz

Michigan's Trey Burke drafted No. 9 overall, then traded to Utah Jazz

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Trey Burke is an underdog again. As the NBA Draft unfolded in stunning fashion at the top, a number of unexpected talented players fell from the top spots, Burke was a casualty. He was eventually picked by Minnesota Timberwolves at...

 

Prop. 8 ruling raises fears about effects on other initiatives

SACRAMENTO - Activists on both sides of the bitter fight over same-sex marriage managed to agree on one thing in the wake of Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision. The justices, they said, set a worrisome precedent by giving elected officials undue...

 

UK may OK creating babies with DNA from 3 people

LONDON -- Britain may allow a controversial technique to create babies using DNA from three people, a move that would help couples avoid passing on rare genetic diseases, the country's top medical officer says. The new techniques help women with...

 
Michelle Wie has rough start at U.S. Women's Open

Michelle Wie has rough start at U.S. Women's Open

Michelle Wie, looking a lot like Sergio Garcia at Merion, practically shot herself out of the tournament on her first hole, where she took a quadruple-bogey eight on the 380-yard 10th hole. After snap-hooking her first drive it into the deep fescue,...

Daily News, 20:53 in Sport
 

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