News archive from 29 July 2013

'Hollywood Hillbillies' features Georgia family

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Honey Boo Boo is getting some competition. Another family from rural Georgia is coming to reality television, with "Hollywood Hillbillies" set to debut in January on ReelzChannel. The show follows Michael Kittrell...

 

The politics and costs of divisiveness

Gov. Rick Scott's call for a day of prayer last week in pursuit of racial harmony among Floridians outraged/elated/rattled by the George Zimmerman verdict and the vociferous aftermath was a deft touch. Perhaps thousands of people across the state...

 
Cosart goes six; Blue Jays beat Astros 2-1

Cosart goes six; Blue Jays beat Astros 2-1

TORONTO -- Houston rookie Jarred Cosart said he's been pitching better out of the stretch than from the windup this season. He got plenty of practice on Sunday. Colby Rasmus drove in Emilio Bonifacio with a game-winning single in the ninth inning and...

 

Train derails in Baltimore, may impact commuters

BALTIMORE -- A freight train that derailed in southwest Baltimore on MARC's Camden Line will likely cause delays and disruptions for commuter trains at the start of the work week. Maryland Transit Administration spokesman Terry Owens tells The...

 

Developer picked for proposed Cedar Rapids casino

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A developer has been chosen for the proposed casino in Cedar Rapids. Officials said Sunday that JNB Gaming will develop the casino and manage operations if Linn County receives a casino license. JNB Gaming is a new firm created...

 

DNR asks Fond du Lac band to reconsider moose hunt

DULUTH, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has asked the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to reconsider plans for an off-reservation moose hunt. Band leaders are planning to offer the fall hunt to members, and expect to...

 

Marlins hitting coach Martinez resigns over player complaints of abusive behavior

MIAMI Jose Fernandez was the first one in the postgame interview room Sunday, and rightly so. He established the organization's single-game rookie strikeout record (13) in a 3-2, series-clinching win over the Pirates. Per its history, little good that...

 

BC-BBN--Leaders, BBN

BC-BBN-Leaders BATTING-YMolina, St. Louis, .332; CJohnson, Atlanta, .332; Cuddyer, Colorado, .330; Craig, St. Louis, .329; MCarpenter, St. Louis, .321; Votto, Cincinnati, .317; Segura, Milwaukee, .315. RUNS-MCarpenter, St. Louis, 79; Votto,...

 

Twins-Mariners Runs

Twins second. Doumit doubled to right. Colabello homered to center on a 0-0 count, Doumit scored. Thomas grounded out to first baseman K.Morales. Plouffe singled to left. Hicks popped out to shortstop B.Miller. Florimon struck out. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0...

 
Rangers' bats silent again in 6-0 loss to Indians

Rangers' bats silent again in 6-0 loss to Indians

CLEVELAND -- Rangers manager Ron Washington didn't mince words about his team's lost weekend in Cleveland. "If you're playing bad, you're playing bad," he said. "It's that simple. This is a tough game and everybody struggles, but you've...

 

Brewers-Rockies Runs

Rockies first. Fowler popped out to shortstop Bianchi. Co.Dickerson grounded out, shortstop Bianchi to first baseman J.Francisco. Tulowitzki homered to left on a 3-1 count. Cuddyer struck out. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Rockies 1, Brewers 0....

 

Series preview: White Sox at Indians

All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Indians lead 7-2. Monday: 6:05 p.m., CSN Plus, CLTV. LH John Danks (2-8, 4.81) vs. RH Zach McAllister (4-6, 3.57). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-Ch. 26. RH Jake Peavy (8-4, 4.28) vs. LH Scott Kazmir (6-4, 3.96)....

 

Newman wins his first Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS - A scenario all too familiar to NASCAR fans was playing out again Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson was on a roll. Seeking a record fifth Brickyard 400 win, the five-time Sprint Cup champion had the dominant car and...

 

Pirates place OF Snider on DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Travis Snider on the 15-day disabled list with discomfort in his left big toe. Snider, 25, was hitting .219 with three home runs and 23 RBI in 95 games with the Pirates this season. Catcher Tony Sanchez was...

 

2013 U.S. Soccer Schedule

Tuesday, Jan. 29 — United States 0, Canada 0 q-Wednesday, Feb. 6 — Honduras 2, United States 1 q-Friday, March 22 — United States 1, Costa Rica 0 q-Tuesday, March 26 — United States 0, Mexico 0 Wednesday,...

 

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