News archive from 4 September 2011

Giant step backward

Giant step backward

If Andrew Miller has been one thing in his first season with the Red Sox [team stats], it’s inconsistent. The 26-year-old left-hander has alternated between excellent and awful, with little middle ground. Last night, the Sox got the bad version of...

 
Giant step backward

Giant step backward

If Andrew Miller has been one thing in his first season with the Red Sox [team stats], it’s inconsistent. The 26-year-old left-hander has alternated between excellent and awful, with little middle ground. Last night, the Sox got the bad version of...

 
N’western QB Dan Persa out for opener vs. Boston College

N’western QB Dan Persa out for opener vs. Boston College

BOSTON - Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa is out for Saturday’s game against Boston College. Persa has been recovering from a ruptured Achilles’ tendon. He missed the final three games last year, and the Wildcats lost all three. Persa led the...

 

Perry tells NH no to border fence

MANCHESTER, N.H.-He may have been 2,000 miles from the border, but Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's immigration record in Texas quickly became the focus in New Hampshire Saturday afternoon. Speaking to hundreds of Granite State voters at...

 

David Hasselhoff's daughters concerned over girlfriend's age

David Hasselhoff's daughters were "concerned" about the age difference between their father and his new girlfriend. The 59-year-old actor is currently dating former shop assistant Hayley Roberts, 31, and his children Taylor, 21, and Hayley,...

AZCentral, 17:02 in Showbiz
 

Cuba withdraws ambassador from Libya

HAVANA -- Cuba has announced the withdrawal of its ambassador and diplomatic mission in Libya and reiterated that it does not recognize the rebels' transitional government. It also has denounced the NATO military intervention that helped drive Libyan...

 

Saturday's College Football

EAST CCSU 35, S. Connecticut 21 Dayton 19, Robert Morris 13 Lehigh 49, Monmouth (NJ) 24 Northwestern 24, Boston College 17 Penn St. 41, Indiana St. 7 UConn 35, Fordham 3 Wagner 38, St. Francis (Pa.) 28 SOUTH Alabama 48, Kent St. 7 Auburn 42, Utah St....

 

Libyans celebrate soccer win under new flag

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Hundreds of joyful Libyans cheered and fired off celebratory gunshots in Tripoli's main square Saturday after the national soccer team won in its first match since rebels toppled Moammar Gadhafi's regime and forced the longtime...

 

Galatasaray adds Spanish winger Riera

Turkish club Galatasaray has signed winger Albert Riera from Olympiacos for 4.3 million on a four-year contract. Riera, 29, spent just one year with Olympiacos, but the Spanish international previously had stints with Liverpool, Manchester City,...

 

Column: Even without Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather still making boxing pay

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Maybach was stretched across three parking spots in front of the gym door, because, well, that's how the boss rolls. Inside the sweltering gym, the group of several dozen people certainly understood Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in...

 
New district puts Southern white Dem in tough spot

New district puts Southern white Dem in tough spot

SAVANNAH, Ga.-Nearly 50 years ago, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat. Now the U.S. House has just one white Democrat from the five states that comprise the region: Georgia's John Barrow. Barrow last year survived the...

 

Israelis turn out for largest economic protest

TEL AVIV, Israel -- More than 400,000 Israelis poured into streets in cities across the country Saturday night, Israeli media estimated, in a show of strength behind a social protest movement that has rocked the country for two months. The...

 

Ala. suspect wants report on Mass. killing sealed

BOSTON-It was only after Amy Bishop was charged with killing three of her colleagues at the University of Alabama in Huntsville that authorities in Massachusetts began to wonder if the shooting death of Bishop's brother 24 years earlier might not have...

 

Many US schools adding iPads, trimming textbooks

HARTFORD, Conn.-For incoming freshmen at western Connecticut's suburban Brookfield High School, hefting a backpack weighed down with textbooks is about to give way to tapping out notes and flipping electronic pages on a glossy iPad tablet computer. A...

 
Saul Solorzano touched thousands of lives in D.C.’s Central American community

Saul Solorzano touched thousands of lives in D.C.’s Central American community

There was a terrible, quiet irony to Saul Solorzano’s death. He had grown up in the maelstrom of a vicious civil conflict in El Salvador that decimated his generation and killed many of his childhood friends. He had survived an illegal desert crossing...

 

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