News archive from 2 August 2015

King Lear

King Lear

BEVERLY HILLS - There was a time when TV comedy was Norman Lear. And it was a very good time. Starting with his breakthrough 1971 sitcom All in the Family, Lear created a series of hits that changed American television: The Jeffersons, Maude, Good...

 
Few requests too large for those who serve the wealthy

Few requests too large for those who serve the wealthy

When one of John Sherman's bosses got a hankering for salmon while yachting at the Great Barrier Reef, the private chef found a source to fly in 20 pounds from Alaska. The cost: a mere $600. "There is no 'no'" when it comes to serving the...

 
Biden said to be taking new look at presidential run

Biden said to be taking new look at presidential run

Vice President Joe Biden and his associates have begun to actively explore a possible presidential campaign, an entry that would upend the Democratic field and deliver a direct threat to Hillary Clinton, say several people who have spoken to Biden or...

 
Loyalty, passion drives UCF offensive coordinator Brent Key

Loyalty, passion drives UCF offensive coordinator Brent Key

Brent Key sits in a new corner office, but much of the décor is the same as it was in his old one. The first-year offensive coordinator's gray pullout cot is tucked between a wall displaying two dry erase boards that will soon be littered with notes....

 
Gluck: Pocono Raceway embraces change, maintains its charm

Gluck: Pocono Raceway embraces change, maintains its charm

USA Today Sports' Jeff Gluck breaks down the Windows 10 400. LONG POND, Pa. — If NASCAR tracks were houses, Pocono Raceway would be a charming cottage that sticks out in a row of mansions. It’s not one of the sport’s sparkling palaces built as a...

Usa Today, 19:08 in Sport
 
Bell: Malcolm Butler aims to build on Super play

Bell: Malcolm Butler aims to build on Super play

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – What if? Imagine if Malcolm Butler dropped the goal-line interception that sealed Super Bowl XLIX. During an offseason that included red carpet treatment at the ESPYs and Grammys, a shout-out from President Obama at the White...

Usa Today, 19:08 in Sport
 
Established names not daunted by rise of young PGA TOUR stars

Established names not daunted by rise of young PGA TOUR stars

GAINESVILLE, Va. – Much has been written about the kids on the PGA Tour's block. And rightfully so. The world's top two players – No. 1 Rory McIlroy, a pup at 26, and No. 2 Jordan Spieth, a Texas-sized kid of 22 – have taken over the headlines and the...

Usa Today, 19:08 in Sport
 
Potterheads bring magic to GeekyCon

Potterheads bring magic to GeekyCon

Eleven-year-old Maia Guimaraes still hasn't received her acceptance letter from Hogwarts. Clad in a black-and-green hooded robe with the Slytherin emblem on the chest, the young girl from New York is holding out hope her owl has simply not yet...

 
UFC 190 live results: Rousey vs. Correia

UFC 190 live results: Rousey vs. Correia

UFC 190 is so big, it's super-sized. If you have an opinion on how the main event will go, please vote in our poll here. As of 7 p.m., 94 percent of respondents predicted a Rousey win, with most of those saying the fight would last between 1 and 5...

 

Cops: Man, boy found shot in stolen vehicle that crashed into tree

A man and boy were found shot Saturday afternoon in a stolen SUV that had crashed into a tree, Titusville Police said. After the shooting, the dark-colored sedan fled the area, Hutchinson said. Both the driver of the vehicle and the juvenile were...

 

Bucs waste no time anointing Jameis Winston The One

TAMPA - Jameis Winston is The One. But you knew that. Everybody did. It happened in early May, when Winston signed a four-year, $25.35-million contract after the Tampa Bay Bucs snatched him with the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. The Bucs need star...

 
Orlando City GM Paul McDonough says team might not be done in transfer window

Orlando City GM Paul McDonough says team might not be done in transfer window

Orlando City general manager Paul McDonough said he was pleased with the additions to the Lions' roster in the summer window, but the club may not be done shopping yet. After waiving defender Sean St. Ledger due to a "serious breach of club...

 
How a small Ind. town became a gay rights battleground

How a small Ind. town became a gay rights battleground

GOSHEN, Ind. — In a cradle of conservatism about 150 miles northeast of Indianapolis, a powerful lobbyist stood up inside a church and declared Elkhart County the next political battleground in Indiana. What happens in Elkhart and Goshen with gay...

 
Live updates: Orlando City, Columbus Crew tied 0-0 early in first half

Live updates: Orlando City, Columbus Crew tied 0-0 early in first half

Orlando City is taking on budding rival Columbus Crew in what Lions coach Adrian Heath has called the most important game of the season. Copyright © 2015, Orlando Sentinel

 
Orlando City GM Paul McDonough says team might not be done in transfer window

Orlando City GM Paul McDonough says team might not be done in transfer window

Orlando City general manager Paul McDonough said he was pleased with the additions to the Lions' roster in the summer window, but the club may not be done shopping yet. After waiving defender Sean St. Ledger due to a "serious breach of club...

 
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