News archive from 31 March 2016

With spring work done, CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova await Joe Girardi’s decision on Yankees’ fifth starter 

With spring work done, CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova await Joe Girardi’s decision on Yankees’ fifth starter 

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The evidence has been submitted and both CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova have rested their cases. Now it's up to Joe Girardi to deliver a verdict. Nova made his final pitch for the No. 5 starter job, one that was seemingly set to go...

Daily News, 19:07 in Sport
 
Plano’s Granite Park campus will start sixth tower as major employers land next door in Legacy

Plano’s Granite Park campus will start sixth tower as major employers land next door in Legacy

When the Granite Park office campus was started in West Plano 17 years ago, it was on the edge of town. “The closest tall building was six miles south of us,” said developer Granite Properties’ president, Greg Fuller. “We used to go out the door and...

 

Gosselin drives in 5 in Diamondbacks' 12-9 win over A's

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Gosselin had three hits including a triple and 5 RBIs, Wellington Castillo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Oakland Athletics 12-9 on Wednesday. Shelby Miller pitched four innings in his final spring appearance,...

Usa Today, 19:11 in Sport
 
It's Mohaymen, then Nyquist and 8 longshots at Flo

It's Mohaymen, then Nyquist and 8 longshots at Flo

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mohaymen will go into Saturday's Florida Derby showdown against fellow unbeaten Nyquist as a slight favorite, at least in the morning line. Mohaymen snared the No. 9 post in Wednesday's draw for the Grade 1, $1 million...

Usa Today, 19:11 in Sport
 
Moments that could've sunk Trump's campaign (but didn't)

Moments that could've sunk Trump's campaign (but didn't)

Since launching his campaign back in June, pundits have been declaring “the beginning of the end” of Donald Trump. Nobody has gotten it right yet. Trump kicked off his White House run by insulting Mexicans and followed it up by mocking Arizona Sen....

Chron, 19:14 in Politics
 
Codorus State Park eaglet, born Monday, dies

Codorus State Park eaglet, born Monday, dies

The first eaglet born on the Pennsylvania Game Commission's 2016 bald eagle livestream has died, the Pennsylvania Game Commission confirmed in a tweet. The baby eagle, whose birth was widely anticipated, was born late Monday in the nest near Codorus...

 

Pennsylvania boy, 15, admits to killing brother, 18, in fight over older sibling's girlfriend: 'They were...

A sibling rivalry turned deadly after a lovesick Pennsylvania teen killed his older brother in a fight over a girlfriend. “They were both interested in the same girl,” District Attorney Ed Marsico said about the brother’s killing, PennLive reported....

Daily News, 19:21 in Crime
 
2 in custody after woman attacked in west Phoenix neighborhood

2 in custody after woman attacked in west Phoenix neighborhood

A 35-year-old woman was injured when struck by a small-caliber projectile Wednesday in a neighborhood near 69th Avenue and Camelback Road, Phoenix police said. Jesse Phoenix, who lives in the neighborhood, said he witnessed what he believed to be a...

 
Auditor General: Arizona's Move On When Reading program lacks structure, oversight

Auditor General: Arizona's Move On When Reading program lacks structure, oversight

The reading program intended to help struggling Arizona students become better readers by the time they reach fourth grade lacks structure and oversight, according to state auditors. A special report released Wednesday by Arizona's Office of the...

 
We test HoloLens, VR's augmented cousin

We test HoloLens, VR's augmented cousin

SAN FRANCISCO — The line for a quick demo of HoloLens snaked through Moscone Center during Microsoft's Build 2016 developers conference Wednesday. The excitement is easy to explain. HoloLens is the world's first augmented reality device to hit...

 
Group finds campaign ads on ISIL-inspired videos

Group finds campaign ads on ISIL-inspired videos

WASHINGTON — Political campaigns that are flooding the web with ads this primary season may face an unintended hazard: Their advertisement may pop up alongside a nefarious video or webpage, giving opponents a devastating snapshot. An advocacy group...

 

Patriots sign defensive back EJ Biggers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have signed defensive back E.J. Biggers. Biggers was a free agent who played seven seasons with Tampa Bay, Washington and Philadelphia. In 92 career games, he has 279 tackles, four interceptions and...

Usa Today, 19:29 in Sport
 
GOP Texas House candidate Kyle Biedermann explains why he dressed as 'Gay Hitler' for charity

GOP Texas House candidate Kyle Biedermann explains why he dressed as 'Gay Hitler' for charity

A conservative, Christian candidate for the Texas House wants voters to know two things about a picture that shows him dressed at a costume party as “Gay Hitler.” 1)      Kyle Biedermann insists nobody should be offended by the costume, which was...

Chron, 19:35 in Politics
 
Which state has the lowest resting heart rate?

Which state has the lowest resting heart rate?

Fitbit fanatics who can't stop competing for steps have a new measurement to obsess over: lowest resting heart rate. And people in Hawaii, Massachusetts, South Dakota and New York are the clear winners. Resting heart rate refers to the number of times...

 

Thursday's forecast: Severe storms in the South

xEmbed xShare The national weather forecast for Thursday, March 31st calls for rain and warm temperatures in the East, more snow in the Rockies and a mix of rain and snow in the Northern Lakes. FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInYour Take: USA TODAY's top...

 

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