News archive from 30 August 2013

Cowlishaw: I don't see what the future is for Jurickson Profar with the Rangers

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw is held a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. Awhile back, you said that you thought Jurickson Profar would be traded in the off-season if not before. Do you still think the Rangers will trade him? I believe I said the...

Dallas News, 19:00 in Sport
 

Polk group claims deputies spied on meeting

TAMPA, Fla. -- Members of an organization in central Florida established to support minorities and poor people who have suffered racial injustices say a sheriff's office sent undercover deputies to spy on a meeting. The Poor and Minority Justice...

 

Brazil court nixes leniency for scandal ringleader

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's supreme court has rejected the request from the ringleader of the nation's biggest political corruption case to have his sentence reduced. The top court ruled Thursday that Jose Dirceu's sentence of 10 years and 10 months...

 

Missing in Syria debate: Weighing the ethics of war

WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration continues to weigh its options in Syria after last week's alleged chemical weapons attack, the conversation has stayed away from one of the murkier issues of war: its moral implications. A majority of...

 

Police investigating assault with a razor

Anniston police are investigating a Wednesday night fight between two women on Rocky Hollow Road involving a razor. Anniston police Capt. Allen George said a 28-year-old victim in the incident said she received cuts to her left calf and scratches on...

 
Health-screening program for Piedmont students gets high marks

Health-screening program for Piedmont students gets high marks

slideshow PIEDMONT — Long before Julie Houck began working as a nurse for Piedmont City Schools, she knew why it was important for children to get health screenings at an early age. Houck was not yet 10 years old when a teacher noticed she had to...

 
Police: Woman lied about knowing shooting suspect

Police: Woman lied about knowing shooting suspect

slideshow Anniston police say a woman lied to investigators about knowing a man charged with shooting two people earlier this month. Anniston police Capt. Allen George said investigators showed 34-year-old Robin Vines and her 15-year-old daughter a...

 

Hollywood man shot after neighborhood street fight

Hollywood police are investigating a street fight Thursday afternoon that sent one man to the hospital with a bullet wound to the leg. Police responded to a call about a fight in the 5900 block of Buchanan Street in Hollywood. As they were in en...

 
Detroit 7, Oakland 6: Torii Hunter saves Tigers with walk-off home run

Detroit 7, Oakland 6: Torii Hunter saves Tigers with walk-off home run

Maybe it's for all the wrong reasons, but this may be the Detroit Tigers' biggest win of the season so far. ■ Box score Staring at the bad end of a 4-game sweep at home, which has never happened during the Jim Leyland era, Torii Hunter hit...

 

Cowlishaw: Houston Texas, not Dallas Cowboys, the best NFL team in Texas

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw is held a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. The best NFL team in Texas? That would be the Houston Texans. I don't think it's unrealistic to consider them Super Bowl contenders again this year. They have won playoff...

Dallas News, 19:10 in Sport
 

Cowlishaw: Off-field drama will have almost no effect on Texas A&M's QB Johnny Manziel

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw is held a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. Do you think all the drama will have an effect on Johnny Manziel's play on the field? None. Or almost none. That doesn't mean people won't blame him and his off-the-field...

Dallas News, 19:10 in Sport
 

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Texas League playoff tickets now on sale

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Travelers are on the verge of reaching the Texas League playoffs and are now selling playoff tickets. The Travelers lead the league's North Division by two games going into Thursday night's game. The team has five...

 

Thursday's Sports Transactions

MLB — Suspended Philadelphia minor league RHP Gustavo Armas (Venezeula Summer League) 50 games for testing positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone; Detroit minor league SS Moises Bello (Venezeula Summer League) 50 games after testing...

 

AL Capsules

DETROIT -- Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Thursday and boosting the Tigers after Max Scherzer was denied his 20th win and Miguel Cabrera limped off with an injury....

 

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