Stories tagged: newsmakers
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Newsmakers: NZ Formula One driver Chris Amon dead at 73
New Zealand motor racing driver
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Newsmakers: Woman sues, says Sabres’ Evander Kane injured her
A 21-year-old Buffalo woman sued Sabres forward Evander Kane, saying he seriously injured her in the hotel room where he lives.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
Newsmakers: Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic says she is out of Rio Olympics
Top-20 player Belinda Bencic says on Twitter that she is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, another blow to a Swiss tennis team that lost Roger Federer this …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 7:54 p.m.
Newsmakers: Wizards announce re-signing of shooting guard Bradley Beal
The Washington Wizards have re-signed shooting guard
Wed., July 20, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Newsmakers: Timberwolves sign free agent Hill to 2-year deal
The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran big man
Tue., July 19, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Newsmakers: Denver Nuggets agree to deals with rookie Jamal Murray, veteran Mike Miller
The Denver Nuggets signed first-round pick Jamal Murray and agreed to a two-year deal with veteran Mike Miller.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Newsmakers: Colts commission artist to create statue of Peyton Manning
The Indianapolis Colts have commissioned city firefighter and artist Ryan Feeney to create a statue of former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Newsmakers: Browns’ Isaiah Crowell pledges to Dallas police fund as apology
Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell said Wednesday he will donate about $35,000 to a fallen officers fund in Dallas as part of his apology for posting a drawing on …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pistons sign Boban Marjanovic to $21 million, 3-year deal
The Detroit Pistons bolstered their collection of big men Tuesday, signing center
Wed., July 6, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Newsmakers: Mavs sending Jeremy Evans to Pacers in salary cap dump
The Mavericks are sending 2012 NBA slam dunk champion Jeremy Evans and cash to Indiana.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
Newsmakers: Steven Stamkos back with Lightning for ‘8 more years’
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is staying put in Tampa Bay. Stamkos tweeted that he was “excited to be back for 8 more years” and three people familiar with the decision …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pacers acquire Thad Young from Nets
Tue., June 21, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Newsmakers: UConn’s Breanna Stewart up for Honda Award honors
Connecticut basketball star
Fri., June 17, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
Newsmakers: Calgary Flames hire Glen Gulutzan as head coach
The Calgary Flames hired Glen Gulutzan, an assistant coach for the Vancouver Canucks for the past three seasons, as their new head coach. Gulutzan, 44, of Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, has …
Thu., June 16, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Newsmakers: Ex-Seahawk Derrick Coleman pleads not guilty to hit-run
Pleaded Former Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman has pleaded not guilty on Thursday to felony hit and run and vehicular assault in connection with a car crash in October. He …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Newsmakers: Breanna Stewart signs with Chinese pro team
Tue., June 14, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Newsmakers: Anaheim Ducks’ Nate Thompson out several months with torn Achilles
Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson will be sidelined for several months after tearing his Achilles tendon during an offseason workout.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 7:43 p.m.
Newsmakers: Andy Murray to defend Olympic singles title at Rio Games
Selected Defending Olympic champion Andy Murray will lead a four-member British tennis team at the Rio de Janeiro Games. The two-time Grand Slam champion was officially selected by the British …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
Newsmakers: Cowboys’ McFadden sues longtime business manager
Dallas Cowboys running back
Wed., June 8, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pelicans hire Danny Ferry as adviser to GM Dell Demps
New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps says he’s hired former NBA player and front office executive Danny Ferry as a special adviser.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
Newsmakers: Tiger Woods to skip US Open at Oakmont
Tiger Woods said on his website that he is not ready for tournament competition and will skip the U.S. Open next week, along with his Quicken Loans National the following …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
Newsmakers: Casey gets 3-year, $18M extension from Raptors
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The AP that the Toronto Raptors have agreed to terms with coach
Wed., June 1, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
Newsmakers: Krzyzewski isn’t thinking about retirement
Tue., May 31, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Newsmakers: Ken Hitchcock says 2016-17 will be his last season after signing one-year extension with Blues
The Blues announced that Ken Hitchcock will be back in 2016-17 on a one-year contract extension, and then the head coach made known that it will be his last season …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Newsmakers: Ravens forfeit 1 week of workouts
The Baltimore Ravens have forfeited one week of offseason practices for violating the labor agreement on such workouts. The NFL also fined coach
Wed., May 25, 2016, 6 p.m.
Newsmakers: Five inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame
Drivers Benny Parsons and Mark Martin and car owners Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress and Raymond Parks were inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Newsmakers: Illinois dismisses Nunn
Dismissed Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery. Withdrawn Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu and Conor …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 7:36 p.m.
Newsmakers: NC State forward Abdul-Malik Abu pulls out of NBA Draft
North Carolina State forward
Wed., May 18, 2016, 7:11 p.m.
Newsmakers: Rampone returns to US women’s team following knee surgery
Defender Christie Rampone is returning to the U.S. women’s team for the first time since September.