News archive from 30 March 2014

Profiting from Legalized Pot

It looked less like a Cheech and Chong movie than a junior chamber of commerce meeting as would-be marijuana entrepreneurs ganjaneurs, as many of them call themselves — gathered in West Palm Beach Saturday to plan for the day when weed is...

 

Ray Rice marries Janay Palmer amid assault case

A day after he was indicted on charges of third-degree aggravated assault for allegedly knocking his fiancee unconscious, Ravens running back Ray Rice and Janay Palmer got married. Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith said Saturday that he visited Rice...

 

Wade, 3 others out again for Heat against Bucks

MILWAUKEE -- Heat star Dwyane Wade will miss Miami's game against the Milwaukee Bucks with a sore right hamstring. Wade is out a second straight night with the injury. He'll sit out Saturday night's game at the Bradley Center, where he played in...

 
Todd Pletcher's filly In Tune holds on to take Gulfstream Oaks

Todd Pletcher's filly In Tune holds on to take Gulfstream Oaks

Todd Pletcher, a six-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer, dominates thoroughbred racing in part because he has a thorough working knowledge of the competition. That knowledge intruded Saturday when Pletcher's blossoming 3-year-old filly In Tune...

 

Cowlishaw: 20 years after Jerry & Jimmy split, new spin on why Johnson left Cowboys

One man sought peace. The other craved power. Since both ultimately achieved those goals, the 20th anniversary of the Jimmy Johnson-Jerry Jones breakup could be cause for celebration if not for that one sticking point. In the discussion of great...

Dallas News, 20:04 in Sport
 

NC Top 80 Camp: Top North Carolina underclassmen show skills

GREENSBORO Steven Santa Ana didn't take much time off after Ardrey Kell's season ended in the semifinals of the NCHSAA 4A Western Regionals. Since he's being heavily recruited to play college basketball in another two years, Santa Ana makes keeping...

 

TMS Race Week schedule, driver appearances

Subject to change; NCSC: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; NNS: NASCAR Nationwide Series   TUESDAY 6 p.m.: Legends Racing WEDNESDAY 10 a.m.: Reserved infield camping opens (South Tunnel); Burnout Alley load in (closes midnight Friday) 6 p.m.: Legends racing...

Dallas News, 20:07 in Sport
 

Ray Rice marries Janay Palmer amid assault case

A day after he was indicted on charges of third-degree aggravated assault for allegedly knocking his fiancee unconscious, Ravens running back Ray Rice and Janay Palmer got married. Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith said Saturday that he visited Rice...

 
Castro back for spring finale, Cubs beat D'backs

Castro back for spring finale, Cubs beat D'backs

PHOENIX -- Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro returned from a hamstring injury Saturday and played his first spring training game since March 2 in Chicago's 9-8 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Castro went 0 for 2 with a walk and looked fine running...

 

Obama returns to White House from overseas travels

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is back at the White House after a weeklong trip abroad. Air Force One touched down at Joint Base Andrews early Saturday evening during a drizzle. Obama's trip included a nuclear security summit in the Netherlands,...

 

Rockets' Howard and Beverley out

HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard and Pat Beverley will miss the Rockets' game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of injuries. Howard is day to day with a left ankle strain and Beverley has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is out indefinitely....

 

Greenburg bests Bowman in Class 3A finals

INDIANAPOLIS -- Sean Sellers had 27 points and 16 rebounds and Colin Rigney finished with 23 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lead the Greensburg Pirates to a 89-76 victory over the Bowman Academy Eagles in the Class 3A state finals Saturday...

 

Carroll elected chairman of the Iowa GOP

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Former state Rep. Danny Carroll has been elected the new chairman of the Iowa Republican Party. Carroll, of Grinnell, was elected Saturday by the Iowa GOP's Central Committee. He had been chosen in February as the party's...

 

London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death

LONDON -- You can learn a lot from a tooth. Molars taken from skeletons unearthed by work on a new London railway line are revealing secrets of the medieval Black Death — and of its victims. This week, Don Walker, an osteologist with the...

 

Clayton Kershaw goes on DL for 1st time in career

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been placed on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his seven-year career because of a swollen muscle in his left upper back. The 26-year-old left-hander, coming off his second...

 

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