News archive from 29 January 2012

'The Sting' actress Dimitra Arliss dies in L.A.

LOS ANGELES -- Dimitra Arliss, who played a hired killer alongside Robert Redford and Paul Newman in the caper comedy "The Sting," has died in Los Angeles. She was 79. Jaime Larkin, a spokesperson for the Motion Picture and Television Fund...

AZCentral, 17:00 in Showbiz
Northwestern lands WR transfer Kyle Prater

Northwestern lands WR transfer Kyle Prater

Late in the first half of Northwestern’s basketball game against Purdue on Saturday, NU’s Pat Fitzgerald tweeted: “Welcome to the family Kyle!” So Kyle Prater’s recruiting visit must have gone well. The former star receiver at Proviso West, who...


Texas Tech can't capitalize on Missouri's mistakes, drop eighth straight, 63-50

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Kim English scored 19 points in the first half, Marcus Denmon had 13 after the break and No. 2 Missouri had just enough to avoid a second straight upset with a shaky 63-50 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday. Ty Nurse had 15 points...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport

Celebrity pot busts put tiny Texas county on map

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas -- Nestled among the few remaining businesses that dot a rundown highway in this dusty West Texas town stands what's become a surprise destination for marijuana-toting celebrities: the Hudspeth County Jail. Willie Nelson, Snoop...

AZCentral, 17:05 in Showbiz

Iowa State stuns No. 5 Kansas, 72-64

AMES, Iowa - Royce White had 18 points and nine rebounds as Iowa State upset fifth-ranked Kansas 72-64 on Saturday, snapping the Jayhawks’ winning streak at 10 games. Melvin Ejim added 15 points for the Cyclones (15-6, 5-3 Big 12), who had lost 13...

Wolf attacking your dog? Now you can kill it in Michigan

Wolf attacking your dog? Now you can kill it in Michigan

LANSING — Wolves attacking livestock or dogs in Michigan can now be killed under a new management plan instituted by the state, but hunting or trapping the animals remains illegal. Michigan has more flexibility in handling problem wolves now that...


Columbus Blue Jackets to host NHL All-Star game in 2013

OTTAWA (AP) - In a season in which very little has gone right for the Blue Jackets, general manager Scott Howson was able to deliver something positive: Columbus has landed the 2013 NHL All-Star game. "We haven't had a lot of good news here since...

MLB whispers: Crowded field at 1st in AL

MLB whispers: Crowded field at 1st in AL

Eric Hosmer's goal is to play in the All-Star Game, which will be at his home ballpark in Kansas City. That goal has gotten a whole lot more difficult with Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols joining a cast of AL first basemen that already included...


Maine man shot by US Marshals Service officers

PORTLAND, Maine - The U.S. Marshals Service says a 22-year-old Maine man is in stable condition after being shot in the leg by officers who were trying to apprehend him in Portland. Officials say Arien L’Italien, of Biddeford, fired a handgun at...

Blackhawks assign Hayes to Rockford

Blackhawks assign Hayes to Rockford

OTTAWA, Ontario -- The Chicago Blackhawks assigned rookie forward Jimmy Hayes to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Saturday. The 22-year-old Hayes had four goals, three assists and six penalty minutes in 13 games with the Hawks after being...


Kim Richards' non-shocking revelation: 'I'm an alcoholic'

Troubled "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kim Richards is finally fessing up to what we've all -- including sister Kyle Richards -- suspected for some time now: She's got a drinking problem. On an upcoming "Housewives"...


'Mob Wives' star Renee Graziano's father faces new charges

NEW YORK -- The father of a star on the VH1 reality show "Mob Wives" is among a group of reputed mobsters facing racketeering charges in New York. Anthony Graziano is accused of trying to collect a mob loan while still serving time in a...

AZCentral, 17:28 in Showbiz

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic, Sunday, 6 p.m.

SUNDAY'S GAME Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers, 6 p.m. Where: Amway Center, Orlando. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: FM 96.5 and AM 580. Spanish-language radio: AM 1270.

Slowing it down works for Notre Dame

Slowing it down works for Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - At the first media timeout Wednesday, against all probability and surely against all basketball sensibilities, neither Notre Dame nor Seton Hall had scored a point. "Tim (Abromaitis) and I were talking about it - there has to...


Sunday's matchup: Notre Dame at Connecticut

TV/radio: 11 a.m. Sunday; WCIU-TV Ch. 26.2, WLS-AM 890. Records: Notre Dame 13-8, 5-3 Big East; Connecticut 14-5, 4-3. Brian Hamilton's quick look: Connecticut posted a 14-point victory over the Irish two weeks ago and then lost two in a row. Notre...


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