News archive from 4 September 2015

Column: Wait, Goodell got it wrong again? Roger that!

Column: Wait, Goodell got it wrong again? Roger that!

The day is coming when NFL owners won't have enough faith in Roger Goodell's judgment to let him order lunch. At his current pace, that won't take long. Counting Thursday's ruling in the so-called "Deflategate" case, the commissioner who...

Usa Today, 19:21 in Sport
 
Roger Goodell, NFL suffered 'complete loss' say members of the legal community

Roger Goodell, NFL suffered 'complete loss' say members of the legal community

USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero explains what a federal judge's decision to overturn Patriots QB Tom Brady's Deflategate suspension means for the Patriots and the rest of the NFL. The NFL season doesn’t begin for another week, but already it has seen...

Usa Today, 19:31 in Sport
 
Burning Man finds it's not easy being green

Burning Man finds it's not easy being green

BLACK ROCK CITY, Nev. — While Burning Man is the world's largest Leave No Trace event, the weeklong festival drawing 70,000 people to the Nevada desert has a major, albeit dispersed, environmental impact. From the constant hum of generators powering...

 
Trump seeks 90% tax cut at New York golf club

Trump seeks 90% tax cut at New York golf club

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Donald Trump boasts of his business prowess and ability "to get it done" when making the case to become the next president of the United States. His golf company’s bid to slash its local property taxes by 90% at Trump...

 
Saudi King Salman to visit President Obama in royal fashion and goes big

Saudi King Salman to visit President Obama in royal fashion and goes big

WASHINGTON — When you're royalty, go big or don't go at all. That's at least true for Saudi Arabia's King Salman, who touched down on U.S. soil Thursday to the sight of dozens of black luxury cars awaiting his arrival at Joint Base Andrews located...

 
Longtime Lake Brantley coach hasn't thought much about retirement

Longtime Lake Brantley coach hasn't thought much about retirement

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS - While football players sang and danced, filling the school bus with the sounds and smells of a hard-fought victory, Lake Brantley coach George Clayton sat quietly in the front seat, watching, reflecting. "That trip back from...

 
UAA honors hockey stalwarts Christiansen and the Homans

UAA honors hockey stalwarts Christiansen and the Homans

The renovations and upgrades to hockey facilities at UAA’s Wells Fargo Sports Complex will honor the father of Seawolves hockey, and the school will also recognize a couple who have been longtime supporters of UAA’s flagship sports program. The...

 
Depth at defense: Aces re-sign blueliner Poulin

Depth at defense: Aces re-sign blueliner Poulin

The Alaska Aces are taking measures to avoid repeating one of their early season shortcomings a year ago: Dearth of depth on the blue line. The ECHL club on Thursday announced it has re-signed defenseman Felix-Antoine Poulin, and that already gives...

 

Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought

Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College. Police say the campus is on lockdown Thursday night while they search for a suspect with no shirt wearing cargo shorts....

 
N.J. dig uncovers trove of Revolutionary War artifacts

N.J. dig uncovers trove of Revolutionary War artifacts

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Dan Sivilich was skeptical of what his colleagues would uncover during an archaeological dig at Red Bank Battlefield, site of a key Revolutionary War battle in October of 1777. “I would have bet my bottom dollar we would not have...

 
Drag racing stars are made at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Drag racing stars are made at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Driver Don Schumacher left Indianapolis and the U.S. Nationals in 1970 with a trophy and a bright future. Schumacher won the Funny Car event at the U.S. Nationals that season. The Indianapolis race was — and remains — drag racing’s marquee event, and...

Usa Today, 20:38 in Sport
 
UCF beach-themed cabana a big hit among football fans

UCF beach-themed cabana a big hit among football fans

The distinct sound of a steel drum pierced the air. The Caribbean vibe on display Thursday night was atypical of the normal hustle and bustle associated with football game day at Bright House Networks Stadium. It's a theme normally associated with,...

 
The Obama trip that wasn't: Rumors, myths and misconceptions

The Obama trip that wasn't: Rumors, myths and misconceptions

Prior to and throughout this week’s presidential visit to Alaska, the state's rumor mill went into overdrive. Where would Obama go? What would he do? Who else might come to Alaska? Here at Alaska Dispatch News, we heard quite a few -- some we followed...

 
Bell: NFLPA has figured out how to sap Roger Goodell's power despite CBA concession

Bell: NFLPA has figured out how to sap Roger Goodell's power despite CBA concession

Just like the other high-profile court cases in recent years pitting all-too-familiar adversaries from the NFL and NFL Players Association, the postgame review of Deflategate is, well, pressurized with an essential question: Why in the world did NFL...

Usa Today, 21:02 in Sport
 
Timeline of a Kentucky clerk's gay-marriage defiance

Timeline of a Kentucky clerk's gay-marriage defiance

Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis was arrested after being found in contempt of court for defying a Supreme Court order to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Soon after the Supreme Court ruled to allow gays to marry, Rowan County Clerk Kim...

 

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