News archive from 30 August 2014

Pirates recall Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled first baseman/outfielder Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday night before their game against the Cincinnati Reds to add bench depth with first baseman Pedro Alvarez and outfielder Travis...

 

Miss Frost wins Riskaverse at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Miss Frost led from start to finish in a 4 3/4-length victory Friday in the $100,000 Riskaverse at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, the daughter of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, ran a mile...

 

Yankees add LHP Outman, cut LHP Hill

TORONTO -- The New York Yankees have added left-hander Josh Outman to their roster and designated left-hander Rich Hill for assignment. Outman was acquired from Cleveland on Thursday. His contract was selected from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...

 

A year after trial, Roberts family seeks answers in York murder

YORK A year ago this week, what seemed too strange to be true was laid out for the world in small-town York. Nobody needed to make anything up about then-accused senior citizen killer Julia Phillips in her murder trial. She was convicted of killing...

 

Green-Ellis, Moorman among early wave of NFL cuts

The Law Firm has closed up shop in Cincinnati. Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis was released by the Bengals on Friday, among a handful of players out of jobs — for now — as NFL teams started to trim their rosters to get down to...

 

Former Jethro Tull bass player Glenn Cornick dies

HONOLULU -- Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in the rock band Jethro Tull, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii, on Thursday. Drew Cornick says his 67-year-old father had been receiving hospice care. Cornick performed...

 

With sexual assault case behind him, Detroit Tigers' Evan Reed returns to majors

CHICAGO - Right-handed pitcher Evan Reed said he had faith “that in the end everything was going to work itself out.” The Tigers designated Jose Ortega for assignment to make room for Reed on the 40-man roster and purchased Reed's contract from...

 

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency's staff concludes that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent. In its final recommendation in a 597-page report, the agency staff agrees with EPA's outside...

 
Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group

Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group

PURCHASE, N.Y. President Barack Obama blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unproductive and cynical faction, as he urged like-minded Democrats on Friday to show up for November's midterm...

 

Quinn Billerman set to live out his dream as Division I quarterback at NC Central

DURHAM If anyone in N.C. Central's locker room fits the bill of a traditional quarterback, it's No. 8. Quinn Billerman doesn't just have the experience and measurables of a Division I quarterback, though. He even has the initials. His ability to see...

 
Dion Jordan's suspension could open door for Miami Dolphins undrafted rookie Chris McCain

Dion Jordan's suspension could open door for Miami Dolphins undrafted rookie Chris McCain

The final minute of the Dolphins' preseason was, for all intents and purposes, Dion Jordan's final minute of football for a month. Jordan's four-game suspension officially begins Saturday. And yet there he was on the final drive of the Rams game,...

 

Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz

While Nelson Cruz has previously made it clear that he would like to make Baltimore his long-term home, Cruz said for the first time Friday that he and the Orioles have had preliminary discussions about keeping him in an Orioles uniform beyond 2014....

 

N Dakota St-Iowa St Capsule

North Dakota State (15-0 in 2013) vs. Iowa State (3-9 in 2013) Line: None Series Record: Iowa State leads 1-0 WHAT'S AT STAKE Iowa State desperately needs to get off to a good start after losing to FCS rival Northern Iowa in the 2013 opener. North...

 

Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

RICHMOND, Va. Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company said Friday that the...

 

GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said Friday he's stepping down from his top role in the Republican...

 

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