News archive from 5 February 2012

Ohio State tops Wisconsin to remain atop Big Ten

Ohio State tops Wisconsin to remain atop Big Ten

Jared Sullinger had 24 points and 10 rebounds, as No. 3 Ohio State edged No. 19 Wisconsin, 58-52, in a matchup of Big Ten elites. The Buckeyes (20-3, 8-2 Big Ten) entered Saturday just a half game ahead of the Badgers for first place in the...

 
Nevadans head to the polls amid little suspense

Nevadans head to the polls amid little suspense

LAS VEGAS - Across Nevada on Saturday, Republicans began trickling in to schools, community centers and churches to take part in local caucuses in the first Western contest for the Republican presidential nomination. There is little suspense about the...

 

Pew report looks at what Facebook users get out of it

LOS ANGELES - The Pew Research Center released a report about Facebook on Friday, providing insights into the company that you won’t find in its IPO filing. Rather than focusing on the company’s financials, the report, "Why Most Facebook Users...

 

Mick McCabe: Romulus 'as good as advertised' in blowout win

Muskegon Heights coach Keith Guy was shell-shocked. Romulus coach Nate Oats was surprised. Romulus guard Wes Clark, aw, he knew it all along. "I expected more of a challenge," Clark said, "but with the talent we've got, I think we can...

 

Brad Pitt once drove strippers to their gigs

Brad Pitt once had a job driving strippers to their gigs. The Hollywood actor had to pick up the girls and take them to a specific party, where he then had to watch proceedings and catch the strippers' clothes as they threw them off to make sure...

AZCentral, 17:15 in Showbiz
 

Joan Rivers has had 739 surgical procedures

Joan Rivers claims she's had 739 surgical procedures. The 78-year-old TV personality revealed she has gone under the knife more than 700 times and joked that she has had treatment done so often that she gets one free procedure for every 10. Speaking...

AZCentral, 17:15 in Showbiz
 

Channing Tatum hides love notes under toilet seat for wife

Channing Tatum enjoys hiding love notes for his wife under the toilet seat. The 31-year-old hunk - who has been married to Jenna Dewan for nearly three years after they met on the set of "Step Up"- likes to constantly surprise the brunette...

AZCentral, 17:15 in Showbiz
 

William J. Ruberry, administrative law judge

William J. Ruberry, 84, a retired administrative law judge with the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, died Jan. 30 at Greenspring Village, a retirement community in Springfield. He had cancer and Parkinson’s disease, his son William M. Ruberry...

 

Mount Dora Arts Festival has judges on the run

A casual art lover could easily spend both days of the 37th annual Mount Dora Arts Festival wandering the booths to savor the dazzling array of paintings, ceramics, handcrafted jewelry and graphic prints. Lorna Jean Thunderhorse has about 30 seconds...

 

Katy Perry comforted by ex Travie McCoy

Katy Perry's ex-boyfriend has been comforting her following her marriage split. The "Firework" hitmaker and British comedian Russell Brand called time on their union in December after only 14 months of marriage and Katy's former love, Gym...

AZCentral, 17:25 in Showbiz
 

Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb: I feel fantastic

Robin Gibb feels "fantastic" after making "spectacular" progress in his cancer battle. The Bee Gees singer - who has undergone seven rounds of chemotherapy in the last 18 months in a bid to beat liver cancer - revealed the disease...

AZCentral, 17:25 in Showbiz
 

Michael Fassbender chooses work over love

Michael Fassbender puts his career ahead of love. The "Shame" actor - who was most recently romantically linked to Zoe Kravitz - admits he finds it hard to maintain a relationship because he is always willing to walk away for the sake of his...

AZCentral, 17:26 in Showbiz
 

No. 12 Gators use press to beat No. 25 Vandy

GAINESVILLE - Film of Vanderbilt's game at Arkansas on Tuesday showed Florida the most effective way to slow the Commodores. So despite a quick turnaround from playing on Thursday, the Gators pressed on defense. It worked, even better than some of the...

 

Hamson, Riley lead No. 22 BYU women past Saint Mary's 83-47

PROVO, Utah (AP) - Jennifer Hamson had 18 points and nine rebounds Saturday and No. 22 BYU avenged an earlier loss by defeating Saint Mary's 83-47 Saturday. The Gaels beat BYU 54-48 in their West Coast Conference opener on Dec. 31.

 

No. 6 Baylor holds on for a hard-fought win over Oklahoma State, 64-60

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Perry Jones III had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Quincy Acy provided the go-ahead basket and a key offensive rebound down the stretch and No. 6 Baylor edged Oklahoma State 64-60 on Saturday. The Cowboys (11-12, 4-6 Big 12) rallied...

Dallas News, 17:29 in Sport
 

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