News archive from 5 September 2013

Cullman Superintendent offers update on AHSAA meeting

CULLMAN - Cullman High School administrators will likely wait until the Alabama High School Athletics Association (AHSAA) investigation into a post-game brawl between Cullman and Walker has gathered more information before making a major statement on...

 
Homeless man given 15 years in prison after FDR Drive sex attack

Homeless man given 15 years in prison after FDR Drive sex attack

A homeless man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for a 2010 sex attack along the FDR Drive against an intoxicated 23-year-old woman. Andrey Ignatyev, 51, had been convicted at trial of sexual abuse and criminal sex act for the incident...

Daily News, 19:03 in Crime
 

Charlotte mayoral candidate James Mitchell's residency in question

Where does Charlotte City Council member and mayoral candidate James Mitchell live? In an interview with the Observer Wednesday morning, Mitchell said he recently moved out of the district he represents — a decision that could pose a...

 
Super Bowl countdown show kicks off on Ch. 5 five months before the big game

Super Bowl countdown show kicks off on Ch. 5 five months before the big game

Because it's apparently never too early for football, long-time local sportscaster Russ Salzberg will launch a Super Bowl countdown show on Ch. 5 this Friday. The weekly half-hour show, 10:30-11, is called "Super Football Friday." It will...

 

Panthers' defensive secondary accepts challenge of Seahawks, Russell Wilson

Seattle's secondary features three Pro Bowlers and a cornerback who was on the cover of Sports Illustrated in July. The Panthers' secondary -- as Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson noted Wednesday -- includes two guys named Josh. Seattle's starting...

 
Well-known nursing home on Prospect Park West operated without a license, according to wrongful death suit 

Well-known nursing home on Prospect Park West operated without a license, according to wrongful death suit 

A nursing facility brazenly operated for years without a license and failed to properly care for dozens of dementia patients, causing at least one to die, a new lawsuit charges. Mary Joan Barnett died several months after she was forced to move from...

 
Rogge: IOC to consider Isinbayeva ambassador role

Rogge: IOC to consider Isinbayeva ambassador role

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- IOC President Jacques Rogge says the Olympic body will consider whether Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva should be dropped as an Olympic ambassador following her comments about homosexuals. Rogge says "this is...

 

BC-BBA--Leaders, BBA

BC-BBA-Leaders BATTING-MiCabrera, Detroit, .355; Trout, Los Angeles, .335; ABeltre, Texas, .324; Mauer, Minnesota, .324; DOrtiz, Boston, .310; Loney, Tampa Bay, .306; JhPeralta, Detroit, .305; Cano, New York, .305. RUNS-MiCabrera, Detroit, 95; CDavis,...

 

Wednesday's Sports Transactions

MLB — Suspended St. Louis minor league 2B Brett Wiley (State College-NY Penn) 50 games after testing positive for an amphetamine. BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Amy Tuten manager of sponsorship sales, Kirsten Ladendorf manager of...

 
Parker, A's rout Rangers 11-4 to even up AL West

Parker, A's rout Rangers 11-4 to even up AL West

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jarrod Parker got plenty of home-run help and pitched his way into Oakland's record book, and the surging Athletics pulled into a tie atop the AL West with Texas by overpowering the Rangers 11-4 on Wednesday. Parker (11-6) allowed...

 

Seattle heads into opener with questions on D-Line

RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks are still wondering how many healthy bodies they'll have on the defensive line come Sunday's opener at Carolina. Three important pieces returned to practice Wednesday with defensive tackles Tony McDaniel and...

 

Ben Johnson now promoting anti-doping campaign

NEW YORK -- Ben Johnson can explain exactly why athletes take performance-enhancing drugs. And he suspects most runners are still doing it a quarter-century after he was caught. "The money is great. The pressure is great," Johnson said...

 

Crowe's RBI single in 9th lifts Astros over Twins

HOUSTON -- The Minnesota Twins twice clawed their way back into Wednesday's game against the Houston Astros. Once they fell behind a third time, it was simply too late for another chance. Trevor Crowe hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth...

 

Panthers GM Dave Gettleman confident in offensive line but it needs time

Dave Gettleman admitted he got a little spoiled when he was with the New York Giants. The former director of player personnel had a stout offensive line that had been together for several seasons and knew each other so well they could “roll...

 

Rangers battered by A's, 11-4; teams now tied again atop AL West

OAKLAND, Calif. — Jarrod Parker got plenty of home-run help and pitched his way into Oakland’s record book, and the surging Athletics pulled into a tie atop the AL West with Texas by overpowering the Rangers 11-4 on Wednesday. Parker (11-6) allowed...

Dallas News, 19:16 in Sport
 

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