News archive from 4 August 2013

Dan Quinn has Seahawks' defense in his hands

RENTON, Wash. -- In the five-bedroom, colonial-style house the Quinns called home in Morristown, N.J., Peter Quinn always knew where to find his younger brother Dan during football season. "He would be staying up watching the New Mexico...

 
Stoops in no rush to name OU's starting QB

Stoops in no rush to name OU's starting QB

NORMAN, Okla. -- Bob Stoops still isn't quite ready to name a replacement for four-year starting quarterback Landry Jones. The Oklahoma coach was, however, more than prepared at Saturday's media day to defend his delayed approach in naming either...

 

Citi Open Results

John Isner (8), United States, def. Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4. Julien Benneteau, France, and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia, def. Treat Huey, Philippines, and Dominic Inglot, Britain, 6-3, 6-4. Shuko Aoyama, Japan, and Vera Dushevina (1),...

 
Maxwell's 12th-inning HR lifts Royals over Mets

Maxwell's 12th-inning HR lifts Royals over Mets

NEW YORK -- The Kansas City Royals are getting a healthy dose of National League baseball on their first trip to Citi Field. While some of them are familiar with that style of play, they are a bit out of practice with it. Royals manager Ned Yost found...

 

Golf Capsules

AKRON, Ohio -- Tiger Woods followed one of the best rounds of his life with a solid 2-under 68 on Saturday in the third round of the Bridgestone Invitational, giving him a seven-shot lead and setting him up for a remarkable eighth victory at Firestone...

 

Stephens-Howling right at home with Steelers

LATROBE, Pa. -- At 5-foot-7, LaRod Stephens-Howling doesn't feel out of place during some of the Pittsburgh Steelers' more size-oriented training camp drills. The running back has held his own during short-yardage and goal-line exercises and has...

 

Plenty of opportunity on Lions' offensive line

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions lost both tackles and a guard from last season's regular starting lineup, so there's plenty of opportunity as the franchise ended its first full week of training camp. Tackle Riley Reiff, a first-round pick in...

 

Edwards impresses Panthers teammate with catch

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Armanti Edwards made what teammate Brandon LaFell called the best catch of training camp Saturday during Carolina Panthers' annual FanFest at Bank of America Stadium. The over-the-shoulder grab of a Cam Newton pass was made in...

 

Break the gridlock

President Obama's proposal of a “grand bargain” linking a cut in corporate taxes with new federal spending on infrastructure and job creation got the brush-off from GOP leaders in Congress last week. That used to be called...

 
NC civil rights leader Julius Chambers dies at 76

NC civil rights leader Julius Chambers dies at 76

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Julius Chambers, a Charlotte attorney whose practice was in the forefront of the civil rights movement in North Carolina, has died. He was 76. A statement issued Saturday by his law firm said Chambers died Friday after months of...

 
Fishing Rodeo reels in memories in Millbrook

Fishing Rodeo reels in memories in Millbrook

MILLBROOK - The 11th annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at the Alabama Nature Center provided kids with plenty of fish, and stories, to take home with them Saturday.Presented by the Alabama Wildlife Federation, the fishing rodeo encourages kids to get...

 

Zimbabwe President Mugabe declared winner in vote called fraudulent

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country for 33 years, was reelected president in an election declared a "farce" by rival Morgan Tsvangirai. Zimbabwe's electoral commission announced Saturday...

 
Derek Jeter out next two games for Yankees with calf, quad issues 

Derek Jeter out next two games for Yankees with calf, quad issues 

SAN DIEGO - Just when you thought it was safe to pencil Derek Jeter back into the lineup, the injury bug has bitten the Yankees captain yet again. Joe Girardi said Jeter would sit out the final two games of the Padres series due to a sore right calf...

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Herring takes pole for Iowa Nationwide race

Drew Herring claimed his first pole in the Nationwide Series after winning Saturday's qualifying for the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. Herring made a lap around this 0.875-mile oval at 135.367 mph for his maiden pole in just his 11th Nationwide...

 
Isner beats Tursunov to reach Washington final

Isner beats Tursunov to reach Washington final

WASHINGTON -- Taking control by breaking serve immediately after a rain delay, eighth-seeded John Isner hit 29 aces and came back to beat Dmitry Tursunov 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the Citi Open final. Isner stretched his winning streak to...

 

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