News archive from 3 September 2012

Mark Reynolds hits 2 more homers to lead Orioles

NEW YORK - Mark Reynolds hit a three-run shot in the sixth inning for his second two-homer game of the weekend series and the Baltimore Orioles closed in on the AL East-leading New York Yankees with an 8-3 victory Sunday. Randy Wolf (1-0) made his...

 

Arsenal beats Liverpool 2-0 for 1st league win

LIVERPOOL, England - Arsenal claimed its first Premier League victory and consigned Liverpool to its worst start to a season in 50 years with a 2-0 win at Anfield on Sunday, courtesy of goals by the visitors' two big summer signings. Santi Cazorla...

 

Brendan Rodgers admits interest in Didier Drogba, Michael Owen

LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he may consider a move for Didier Drogba or Michael Owen after failing to sign an extra attacker before the summer transfer window shut. Liverpool sent Andy Carroll on loan to West Ham on...

 

More crews return to rigs after Isaac

NEW ORLEANS -- More crews are returning to offshore drilling rigs and production platforms as the weather clears after Isaac. The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement says crews returned to 86 production platforms between 11:30 a.m....

 
Roddick keeps moving on at US Open

Roddick keeps moving on at US Open

NEW YORK -- Andy Roddick's retirement party rocks on. The 2003 U.S. Open champion, who last week announced he would retire after he was done at Flushing Meadows, advanced to the fourth round Sunday with a 7-5, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 victory over Fabio...

 
Triangle researchers try to ID composition of ‘designer drugs’ and standardize analyses

Triangle researchers try to ID composition of ‘designer drugs’ and standardize analyses

Rudy Eugene attacked Ronald Poppo on May 26 in Florida. He chewed Poppo’s face. Eugene was shot and killed by Miami police at the scene. Eugene’s body tested negative for alcohol, other street drugs, prescription drugs, and even...

 

Crime, punishment and chimpanzees

Here's a tip for lawbreakers: If you ever find yourself in court, ask for a jury of chimpanzees. They'll never convict. Despite being one of the closest living relatives to humans, chimps lack the urge to punish thieves who are caught red-handed,...

 

Robin van Persie stars as United beats Southampton 3-2

SOUTHAMPTON, England - Robin van Persie scored two late goals Sunday to complete his hat trick in a 3-2 win for Manchester United at Southampton in the Premier League and make amends for failing to score from an earlier penalty. The Netherlands...

 

Trinity Repertory Company gets $250K gift

PROVIDENCE, R.I.-Trinity Repertory Company has received a $250,000 gift as part of a major fundraising campaign. The Providence theater says the gift to its Theater for Every Generation campaign is from former Nortek CEO Richard Bready (BRAY'-dee)....

 
Train rolls over man in Times Square station

Train rolls over man in Times Square station

A man who fainted and fell out onto the subway tracks in Times Square Sunday narrowly missed being squashed by a train. The victim, who suffers from high blood pressure, tumbled onto the tracks at the 42nd St./Times Square station about 3:40 p.m.,...

 

NH airman killed in motorcycle crash laid to rest

DOVER, N.H.-A New Hampshire combat veteran who served three tours in Afghanistan before dying in a motorcycle crash in North Carolina has been laid to rest. A crowd gathered for Sunday's funeral and graveside service for Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon...

 

University of Bridgeport remembers the Rev. Moon

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.-The Rev. Sun Myung Moon was praised by University of Bridgeport officials on Sunday for his support of the school as it faced financial problems in the early 1990s and nearly closed. The head of the controversial Unification Church...

 
Fill-in refs raising concerns as NFL season looms

Fill-in refs raising concerns as NFL season looms

After a replay review last week, the announcement came that a call had been upheld so Tampa Bay and Washington prepared to play on. Wait. The officials weren't quite ready. "We'll look at it one more time," replacement referee Jim Core told...

 
Strasburg dominant, Nats produce late to top Cards

Strasburg dominant, Nats produce late to top Cards

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six scoreless innings, striking out nine before being pulled Sunday as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. The NL East-leading Nationals took three of four from St. Louis and...

 

Miami's Stephen Morris shines in 2012 debut

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - A year later, Stephen Morris had the season opener he wanted. Miami's 41-32 win at Boston College Saturday certainly helped the junior quarterback forget about last year's week one loss to Maryland. He was a fill-in starter in...

 

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