Jackets-Stars called off when Peverley falls ill
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:38:50 -0400
DALLAS (AP) — When the pounding of their sticks on the boards didn't get the attention of the officials, Dallas Stars players jumped off the bench and onto the ice while the game was going on.
Bonds back in Giants uniform as camp coach
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:49:41 -0400
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Barry Bonds certainly thinks he's worthy of election to the Hall of Fame.
AP source: Dolphins owner will pay for renovations
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:59:34 -0400
MIAMI (AP) — Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has offered to pay the entire tab for up to $400 million in stadium renovations in exchange for a property tax break.
Zirkle regains lead in Iditarod
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:24:00 -0400
NOME, Alaska (AP) — There's a new leader in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Wade carries Heat late, Miami tops Wizards 99-90
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:08:37 -0400
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James set the tone pregame. Dwyane Wade took over in the fourth quarter.
Griffin's 37 points help Clippers beat Suns
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:51:20 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin is nothing short of a lightning rod — for teammates, opposing players and referees. He also can play any kind of game required to keep the Los Angeles Clippers near the top of the Western Conference standings.
Minnesota GOP lawmaker apologizes for NBA tweet
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:42:14 -0400
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.
Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:55:16 -0400
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot her multiple times with bullets designed to cause maximum damage.
Knicks send 76ers to 17th straight loss
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:29:00 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had plenty of help against the struggling Philadelphia 76ers.
UConn women rout Louisville 72-52 to win AAC title
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:10:05 -0400
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — New league, same result. It's another championship for UConn.
Malaysia police chief says one of the stolen passport holders is Iranian
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:22:15 -0400
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's police chief said on Tuesday that one of the two men holding false passports who boarded the Malaysian airliner that vanished last week was an Iranian national. The identity of the other man was being investigated, Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar told a news conference. (Reporting by Eveline Danubrata, Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)
Heat top Wizards to clinch playoff berth
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:46:21 -0400
The Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot and snapped a three-game losing skid by beating the Washington Wizards 99-90 behind a 23-point performance from LeBron James. Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter in front of a crowd of 19,657 at the AmericanAirlines Arena. "This was a game that showed some growth," said Miami coach Erik Spoelstra. James also tallied eight assists and seven rebounds, while Chris Bosh added 22 points and seven rebounds for the Heat, who haven't lost four in a row since a five-game losing streak in 2011.
Rock group Kiss tackles tricky spectacle of indoor football
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:01:49 -0400
By Eric Kelsey ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band Kiss put down their instruments, wiped away the face paint and unveiled their own arena football franchise on Monday, promising to pair the niche sport with the pyrotechnic theater of their concerts. Seated outside the Honda Center arena in Anaheim, California, the two sixty-somethings stayed true to their trademark self assurance and bravado in their plan to turn an indoor version of American football played on a smaller field with a heavy emphasis on high scores into a top entertainment draw in Southern California. We set our own trail," Stanley told media assembled outside the arena, which is home to hockey's Anaheim Ducks and only a few miles down the road from Walt Disney Co's Disneyland theme park. They aim to go where others have failed in a place with no shortage of entertainment and recreation alternatives.
Drugs cheat Bonds back working with Giants
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:26:55 -0400
Barry Bonds, branded a drugs cheat and shunned by Major League Baseball because of his links to BALCO, has returned to the San Francisco Giants as a spring training hitting coach. The face of MLB's notorious steroid era, Bonds appeared much slimmer as he entered the Scottsdale Stadium field in Arizona where the Giants are holding their pre-season training camp. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said they "welcome" Bonds back to the team but did not go into details about what Bonds' specific role would be during his one week stint.