Archive for June 17th, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The names are etched in golfing lore, just not on the U.S. Open trophies won at Olympic Club. Hogan, Palmer, Watson, Stewart
NEW YORK (AP) — Financial journalist Dan Dorfman, known for moving stock prices in the 1990s with his comments on CNBC, has died. He was 82. According to the family, he died Saturday in New York of cardiogenic shock, a heart condition
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivan Nova pitched effectively into the eighth inning to win his fifth straight start, Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano hit solo homers, and the New York Yankees beat the on-the-rise Washington Nationals 4-1 Sunday to complete a sweep of the series between division leaders. Nova (9-2) gave up seven hits and a run in an efficient, mostly trouble-free 7 2-3 innings, keeping him unbeaten in his last 15 road starts – a streak that’s been going for more than a year.
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James scored 16 points, including a three-point play with 50.4 seconds left to break a tie and help the Miami Heat take a 47-46 halftime lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night. James also had eight rebounds for Miami, which got 11 points from Dwyane Wade and two clutch 3-pointers late in the half from Shane Battier. The teams entered Sunday tied at a game apiece in the best-of-seven series.
LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Germany advanced to a quarterfinal against Greece after beating Denmark 2-1 on Sunday in their last Group B match at the European Championship. The Danes were eliminated. Lukas Podolski opened the scoring for Germany in the 19th minute and Lars Bender slotted home the winner in the 80th after Michael Krohn-Dehli had equalized for Denmark in the first half
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The agent for suspended defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove says the NFL has used semantics, but not hard evidence, as the basis for punishing current and former Saints players in its bounty investigation. In a statement emailed to The Associated Press on Sunday, on the eve of sanctioned players’ appeal hearing, agent Phil Williams asked dozens of questions of the NFL, including whether league investigators made Hargrove a central figure in the bounty probe because his past drug suspensions made him an “easy target.” Williams also asked why the NFL released evidence strategically rather than sharing as much information as possible in a matter that has harmed players’ reputations, and why the league made examples out of a select few players when many players around the league have taken part in performance pools.