News archive from 5 November 2012

Peyton Manning ties Dan Marino with 48th fourth-quarter comeback, leads Broncos past Cincinnati Bengals

Peyton Manning ties Dan Marino with 48th fourth-quarter comeback, leads Broncos past Cincinnati Bengals

CINCINNATI — Another fourth-quarter comeback kept Peyton Manning perfect against Cincinnati. Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdown passes on Sunday, leading the Denver Broncos to a 31-23 victory over a Cincinnati...

Daily News, 17:02 in Sport
 
Not wrecked by Sandy, 'Ralph' tops box office

Not wrecked by Sandy, 'Ralph' tops box office

NEW YORK -- The weekend box office was not only undeterred by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed by it. Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" opened strongly with $49.1 million and Robert Zemeckis' "Flight," starring Denzel...

 
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers end five-game losing skid with 21-13 win over penalty-prone Washington Redskins

Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers end five-game losing skid with 21-13 win over penalty-prone Washington Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. — After Robert Griffin III was buried in a pile near the goal line, Cam Newton took over and led a 98-yard drive — bloody thumb and all. His abilities as a leader in question and his team in desperate need of positive morale — not to...

Daily News, 17:08 in Sport
 
Czech Republic keeps Fed Cup by beating Serbia

Czech Republic keeps Fed Cup by beating Serbia

PRAGUE -- Lucie Safarova covered her face in disbelief, and the party was on. The Czech Republic's Fed Cup team danced on the court. The players and coaches formed a scrum. They hoisted the trophy and paraded their flag. And the home crowd was with...

 

Rodgers throws 4 TDs in Packers' 31-17 win

Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes and the Packers beat the Cardinals 31-17 to extend their winning streak to four games. Rodgers connected with Randall Cobb for two of his three first-half scoring passes before breaking the game open with a...

 
Backup from highway sign repair causes fatal I-94 crash in Ann Arbor, police say

Backup from highway sign repair causes fatal I-94 crash in Ann Arbor, police say

ANN ARBOR — A state official says a fatal crash in Ann Arbor came during an expressway backup caused by the repair of a highway sign. The crash happened Saturday morning on eastbound I-94. Annarbor.com says the crash killed 43-year-old Sean Desmarais...

 
Joe Flacco touchdown pass to Torrey Smith leads Ravens over Browns

Joe Flacco touchdown pass to Torrey Smith leads Ravens over Browns

CLEVELAND — Somehow, some way, Joe Flacco always finds a way to beat the Browns. Flacco threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Torrey Smith with 4:26 left as the Baltimore Ravens won their 11th straight game inside the AFC North with a 25-15 comeback win...

Daily News, 17:13 in Sport
 

Sex offender removes monitoring device, disappears

A sex offender is on the loose today after he removed his GPS ankle bracelet and disappeared. Authorities in Brevard County are on the lookout for Johnny Ray Morgan, 51. He's described as a white male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 172 pounds with light green...

 

Steelers and Giants scoreless after first quarter

By Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Steelers and Giants were scoreless at the end of the first quarter of today's game. It appeared there were few empty seats at MetLife Stadium despite the destruction rained down on...

 
Chicago Bears defense - led by Charles Tillman, Brian Urlacher - pounds on Tennessee Titans en route to 51-20 rout

Chicago Bears defense - led by Charles Tillman, Brian Urlacher - pounds on Tennessee Titans en route to...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Charles Tillman forced four fumbles. Brian Urlacher scored on a 46-yard interception return. Plus, the Chicago Bears turned a blocked punt into a touchdown. Even when they don't start with the ball, these Bears are exceptionally...

Daily News, 17:23 in Sport
 
Randall Cobb catches two touchdowns, Tom Crabtree scores on a 72-yarder in Packers' rout of Cardinals

Randall Cobb catches two touchdowns, Tom Crabtree scores on a 72-yarder in Packers' rout of Cardinals

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tom Crabtree's slow-motion chug up the field was fast enough to beat out two Arizona Cardinals defenders. Crabtree tumbled into the end zone just ahead of Paris Lenon and William Gay for a 72-yard touchdown that was Green Bay's...

Daily News, 17:23 in Sport
 

Wife of diplomat who served in Haiti, Bosnia ID'd as Long Island stab vic

A woman stabbed to death while visiting a friend in a tony section of Long Island was identified Monday as the wife of a U.S. diplomat. Nancy McKinley, 61, was the wife of Brunson McKinley, a longtime State Department official who served as a U.S....

Daily News, 17:27 in Crime
 

David Beckham could be in his final act with the Galaxy

David Beckham's six years in Southern California have had all the elements of a great movie - and this being Hollywood, don't think someone's not already working on a screenplay. But while it's been part farce and part tragedy, it's also been fully...

 
Katie Couric vows she'll perk up daytime - and tells 'Today' how to freshen up

Katie Couric vows she'll perk up daytime - and tells 'Today' how to freshen up

Beneath the familiar perky smile, she may be TV’s toughest broad — even if she suffers from a touch of self-doubt. Katie Couric admits she had low expectations for her new ABC-produced daytime talk show — and did everything she could to snuff out...

 

Federer surprised by lack of blood testing

LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer wants more blood testing done in tennis to help keep the sport clear of doping, the 17-times grand slam champion said on the eve of the ATP World Tour Finals. Britain's newly-crowned U.S. Open champion Andy Murray...

 

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