November 28, 2014

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Mo providing less: Cavs point guard Williams still struggling against Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. – Mo Williams` left eye was swollen, bandaged with four stitches around it and bruises that caused him to wince with every blow. It`s been rough out there for the Cleveland Cavaliers guard. Banged up and struggling with his shot, Williams had 10 of his 15 points in the first half and was Read More…

Cavs sign ownership deal with China group

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed an agreement with an investment group from China to become minority owners of the NBA franchise and its arena, a partnership that could impact superstar LeBron James` future with the team. The Asian conglomerate, which includes JianHua Huang, a Chinese businessman who has brokered sponsorship deals with Read More…

Lack of big hits a big problem for Indians in extra-inning loss to Reds

CINCINNATI – Minus their two biggest bats, the Cincinnati Reds counted on an eighth-place hitter who was barely at .200. Alex Gonzalez delivered. Gonzalez doubled home the winning run with one out in the 11th inning and the Reds defeated the Cleveland Indians 4-3 to win the All-Ohio series. For the Indians, the culprit this Read More…

Castroneves captures Indianapolis 500 for third time

INDIANAPOLIS – The tears flowed as soon as Helio Castroneves turned his red-and-white car into Victory Lane, and he really got emotional when Roger Penske leaned over to give his driver a hug. “Thanks for giving my life back,” Castroneves said between sobs. He could`ve lost it all. He could`ve gone to prison for six Read More…

Indians parlay routine groundball into win over Reds

CINCINNATI – Joey Votto returned from a week in doctors` rooms and homered in his first two at-bats. A pair of young starters took turns melting down. After nearly four hours of back-and-forth, a very strange game was decided on a routine groundball. Asdrubal Cabrera drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning Saturday Read More…

Indians pitchers Reyes, Laffey head to disabled list

CINCINNATI – In only eight innings, the Cleveland Indians` pitching staff became more of a mess. The Indians put right-handed starter Anthony Reyes and left-handed reliever Aaron Laffey on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, a day after both were forced to leave a game because of injuries. The Indians now have six players on the Read More…

Indianapolis 500: Penske poised for 1-2-3 finish?

INDIANAPOLIS – Helio Castroneves understands better than most how hard it is to win the Indianapolis 500. The charismatic Brazilian won as a rookie in 2001 and then backed it up with a victory the next year, becoming only the fifth driver in the history of Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win two in a row. Read More…

Nationally, 44 states lost jobs

WASHINGTON – Forty-four states lost jobs in April, led by California where employers slashed 63,700 positions, as the recession took a further toll on U.S. workers. Trailing California in over-the-month job losses were: Texas, which saw 39,500 jobs vanish; Michigan, which lost 38,400 jobs; and Ohio, where payrolls fell 25,200, according to a U.S. Labor Read More…

Former S. Korean president dead in apparent suicide

SEOUL, South Korea – Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, embroiled in a broadening corruption scandal, jumped to his death while hiking in the mountains behind his rural southern home, his lawyer said. He was 62. Roh had been hiking in the village of Bongha this morning when he threw himself off a mountainside rock, Read More…

Mother of boy charged in killing

Three-year-old`s body was buried in an Albuquerque playground Read More…