News archive from 30 June 2014

Hernandez strikes out 9, Mariners top Indians 3-0

Hernandez strikes out 9, Mariners top Indians 3-0

SEATTLE -- Felix Hernandez allowed one hit over eight innings while striking out nine, and Robinson Cano backed him with a two-run homer in the Seattle Mariners' 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Hernandez allowed just Lonnie...

 
Drink your vegetables: Juice craze takes root in South Florida

Drink your vegetables: Juice craze takes root in South Florida

In a place where perpetual summer reigns, citrus trees grow in the billions and the word “orange” can be found in the state's official flower, fruit and beverage, it is only fitting that Floridians have developed a taste for...

 
Under The Stronach Group's ownership, Gulfstream no longer content to go silent in the summer

Under The Stronach Group's ownership, Gulfstream no longer content to go silent in the summer

Back in the days when the yearly thoroughbred racing calendar in South Florida involved three tracks, Gulfstream Park closed up shop in the summer. Horses shipped north. Windows were shuttered. Weeds sprouted and blanketed the mile oval. Gulfstream...

 
Q&A with Irma Castor, Dadeland Mall's new manager

Q&A with Irma Castor, Dadeland Mall's new manager

Irma Castor arrived in Miami in April to begin her new job as mall manager at Dadeland Mall, but she is certainly no stranger to the world of bustling shopping centers. Dadeland is the latest — and largest — shopping center for...

 
Startup Spotlight: Panda

Startup Spotlight: Panda

PANDA Operational headquarters: Miami Concept: Panda produces high-end sunglasses hand-crafted from sustainable bamboo sourced from China and then hand-crafted in a wood shop. For every pair sold, Panda provides the Gift of Vision to someone in need....

 
Entrepreneurship Datebook

Entrepreneurship Datebook

DATEBOOK 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES: Find out more about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Miami Dade College, a free program open to selected companies ready to scale. Information sessions are 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 1 North Campus, 11380 NW...

 

Consider the ‘B Corp': For many, innovation isn't about the money

S Corp, LLC, nonprofit ... or B Corp? Businesses with a social entrepreneurial mission often struggle with selecting the right corporate form to reflect their commitment to being profitable and doing social good. Well, struggle no more. Starting...

 
My view by Frank Nero: Libraries are a crucial investment in children, education, community

My view by Frank Nero: Libraries are a crucial investment in children, education, community

My first job prior to working in government and economic development was as a public school teacher. I realized then what is more widely understood today — that early exposure to books and reading is a critical determinant in a child's...

 
My view by Gary Farmer: Crowdfunding legislation needed in Florida

My view by Gary Farmer: Crowdfunding legislation needed in Florida

Legislation that would have permitted Florida startups to engage in “crowdfunding” under exemptions from certain state and federal securities laws died at the committee stage. With the failure of the law to pass this year, the...

 
Rose overcomes late mistake at Congressional

Rose overcomes late mistake at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. -- Justin Rose got his mistake out of the way early and won the Quicken Loans National in a playoff Sunday over Shawn Stefani. Tied for the lead on the 18th hole, Rose tried to hit through the trees and put it into the water. He atoned...

 

Pagenaud wins Race 2 in Houston

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports claimed its first ever 1-2 finish in the IndyCar Series in Sunday's Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader. Simon Pagenaud captured his second...

 
Kershaw K's 13 as Dodgers blast Cardinals 6-0

Kershaw K's 13 as Dodgers blast Cardinals 6-0

LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw completed a spectacular June with 13 strikeouts during seven innings of five-hit ball, and Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Kershaw (9-2)...

 
Rookie Despaigne, Maybin lead Padres to 2-1 win

Rookie Despaigne, Maybin lead Padres to 2-1 win

SAN DIEGO -- Rookie Odrisamer Despaigne won his second straight start and Cameron Maybin keyed a rare offensive outburst for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday to pop out of their one-day stay in last place in the NL...

 
Orioles pitchers hit hard in 12-7 loss to Rays

Orioles pitchers hit hard in 12-7 loss to Rays

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles had their worst pitching performance of the season, and afterward there was plenty of blame to pass around. Miguel Gonzalez got things started with an uneven outing and the bullpen followed suit, yielding the final...

 
Bailey takes no-hit bid into 7th, Reds beat Giants

Bailey takes no-hit bid into 7th, Reds beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Homer Bailey made a strong bid for yet another no-hitter, shutting down San Francisco until Buster Posey's two-out single in the seventh inning and pitching the Cincinnati Reds past the Giants 4-0 Sunday. Bailey has thrown no-hitters...

 

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