News archive from 30 June 2011

Twice-fired Dallas cop arrested, accused of stealing motorist’s gun; two other officers fired in separate...

A Dallas police officer with a troubled disciplinary history was arrested Wednesday and accused of stealing a gun from a motorist during an incident that occurred in May, authorities say. Officer Lavar Horne faces a charge of theft by a public servant...

Dallas News, 17:01 in Crime
 

Chris Drury and Rangers part ways as New York buys out final year of captain's contract

NEW YORK (AP) - The Rangers bought out the final year of captain Chris Drury's contract on Wednesday, making the veteran forward an unrestricted free agent after four seasons in New York. The move announced Wednesday will give the Rangers some salary...

 
Mayor Bloomberg to contractor in CityTime payroll project plagued by fraud: Give NYC our $600M back!

Mayor Bloomberg to contractor in CityTime payroll project plagued by fraud: Give NYC our $600M back!

Mayor Bloomberg wants a full $600 million refund from the main contractor in the scandal-scarred CityTime payroll project. The system for approximately 163,000 employees is up and running, but "because the project was apparently tainted by fraud...

 

Nets' Kris Humphries quiet on upcoming free agency

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- With the NBA on the eve of a potential lockout, New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries didn't want to talk about his upcoming free agency. Reality television. Fiancee Kim Kardashian. A change of agents. They also were out of bounds...

 

Warriors exercise options on Curry, Udoh

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors have exercised the options on guard Stephen Curry and forward Ekpe Udoh that will keep them under contract through the 2012-2013 season. The moves announced Wednesday were mere formalities on Golden State's...

 
A Rehabilitation That May Prove Fatal

A Rehabilitation That May Prove Fatal

EVEN on a clear day, it is easy to miss Seven New York. HIDDEN A view of Seven New York from outside shows how renovations to an adjacent building and to its own building obscure the store. The view from inside of Seven New York. A small-box boutique...

 

Mudslide washes over major western Canada highway

VANCOUVER, British Columbia-A massive mudslide has buried a section of the Trans-Canada Highway in British Columbia, and police are trying to determine if anyone is trapped. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sgt. Peter Thiessen said Wednesday that...

 

Saint Martins' fashion grads can connect the dots

LONDON-A shabby community sports hall doesn't seem like the place for London's fashion elite to gather for a show by a bunch of 22-year-olds. But these aren't just any kids -- and the host isn't your basic local college. It's the slick and...

 

Sheen says he took steroids during 'Major League'

NEW YORK - Turns out Wild Thing's fastball had a little extra juice. Actor Charlie Sheen tells Sports Illustrated in its latest issue that he took steroids "for like six or eight weeks" while filming the 1989 movie "Major League."...

Chron, 17:09 in Sport
 

Munich challenging for 2018 Winter Olympics

MUNICH-After overcoming domestic opposition, winning a strong government endorsement and earning praise from the IOC, the Bavarian capital of Munich believes it is in a strong position to secure the 2018 Winter Olympics. Munich is considered a close...

 

Spain minister: Rogge urges Madrid to bid for 2020

MADRID-Spain's sports minister says IOC President Jacques Rogge wants Madrid to bid for the 2020 Olympics. Albert Soler says the International Olympic Committee head told him Madrid's project is "strong" since little investment was...

 
Cowboys Doug Free and Stephen Bowen make list of Top 50 free agents

Cowboys Doug Free and Stephen Bowen make list of Top 50 free agents

Free agency is a key part of every NFL off-season and this year is no different. When the lockout is lifted, teams will scramble to sign their unrestricted free agents and possibly even add a piece that was missing from 2010. Dallas Cowboys owner...

Dallas News, 17:09 in Sport
 
Israeli Arab activist enters UK despite travel ban

Israeli Arab activist enters UK despite travel ban

LONDON-British officials were left red-faced after a radical Islamic leader banned from the U.K. managed to get into the country anyway. Islamic Movement in Israel leader Sheikh Raed Salah has since been arrested and is in the process of being...

 
An NBA lockout appears all but inevitable, Lakers' Derek Fisher predicts 'tremendous damage' to game

An NBA lockout appears all but inevitable, Lakers' Derek Fisher predicts 'tremendous damage' to game

With owners and players still hundreds of millions of dollars apart and unable to agree on how to split the loot, the final negotiating session Thursday for a new labor deal is looking like an exercise in futility. The two sides are scheduled meet in...

Daily News, 17:09 in Sport
 

Saint Martins' fashion grads can connect the dots

LONDON-A shabby community sports hall doesn't seem like the place for London's fashion elite to gather for a show by a bunch of 22-year-olds. But these aren't just any kids -- and the host isn't your basic local college. It's the slick and...

 

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