News archive from 6 February 2012

Taking Faster and Smarter to New Physical Frontiers

Taking Faster and Smarter to New Physical Frontiers

The value of computers is often measured with terms like gigahertz, petaflop and exabyte - the speed, scale and efficiency with which they perform computations. Drew Endy RSS Feed Get Science News From The New York Times » But so what? The intrinsic...

 
Gronkowski, Ochocinco active for Patriots; Herzlich sits for Giants

Gronkowski, Ochocinco active for Patriots; Herzlich sits for Giants

INDIANAPOLIS -- Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is officially active for Super Bowl XLVI, and coach Bill Belichick said he will "definitely" play, according to the NFL Network's Alex Flanagan. Gronkowski, who suffered a high left ankle...

 
Obama will watch Super Bowl, wishes Bears playing

Obama will watch Super Bowl, wishes Bears playing

INDIANAPOLIS -- The First Fan has only one complaint about Sunday's Super Bowl: his favorite team isn't in it. President Barack Obama says on Twitter he's "looking forward to catching some of the big game" between the New York Giants and the...

 

Michigan State 65, Michigan 63: Porsche Poole's late shot lifts Spartan women

Porsche Poole hit a step-back jumper with 3.9 seconds to play to lift Michigan State over Michigan, 65-63, today in Ann Arbor. The Spartans have beaten U-M 11 straight times. • GAME STATS In U-M's final possession, Jenny Ryan's halfcourt shot fell...

 

Report: Argument over barking dog leads to fatal shooting

A dispute between neighbors over a barking dog left one man shot dead and the other injured, the Ocala Star-Banner is reporting. A 60-year old man asked his 53-year-old neighbor to keep his dog quiet, police said. The dog’s owner attacked his...

 

Boys basketball Super 16 - Feb. 5

1. Montverde Academy: Eagles (21-3) faced 19 state-ranked teams in regular season. 2. Orlando Christian Prep: All four losses for Warriors (21-4) were to teams that have held a No. 1 ranking. Related Pictures: 2011-12 Boys Basketball Regular Season...

 

"Chronicle" wins tight box office race

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Teen boys with superpowers helped lift the movie box office to unexpected heights over Super Bowl weekend as thriller "Chronicle" edged "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe's haunted house movie "The...

 

Preview: Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Clippers, Monday, 7 p.m.

MONDAY'S GAME Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Clippers, 7 p.m. Where: Amway Center, Orlando. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: FM 96.5 and AM 580. Spanish-language radio: AM 1270.

 

Getting technical: Orlando Magic players are losing their composure a lot lately

INDIANAPOLIS - Stan Van Gundy has done a better job of controlling his emotions during games so far this season. His players aren't following his lead. After starting the season with relative calmness, the Orlando Magic not keeping their composure....

 

Magic notebook: No surprise - the NBA's schedule is impacting play

INDIANAPOLIS - Stan Van Gundy wasn't ready to praise his Orlando Magic too much for holding the Indiana Pacers to 34.1 percent shooting during Saturday night's 85-81 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. But Van Gundy was pleased with how the defense...

 

Blast kills husband of missing Utah woman, 2 boys

GRAHAM, Wash. - An explosion at a Washington state home has killed Josh Powell, the husband of a missing Utah woman, plus their two young sons, officials said Sunday. The explosion occurred moments after a Child Protective Services worker brought the...

 

Nickson, Bentley lead No. 19 Penn State women to 68-65 come-from-behind victory at Minnesota.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mia Nickson scored 20 points and Alex Bentley added 16 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.9 seconds to play, to help No. 19 Penn State rally for a 68-65 victory over Minnesota on Sunday. The Lady Lions (18-5, 8-3 Big...

 
Reggie Johnson scores career-high 27, Miami knocks off No. 7 Duke 78-74 in OT

Reggie Johnson scores career-high 27, Miami knocks off No. 7 Duke 78-74 in OT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Reggie Johnson scored five of his career-high 27 points in overtime and Miami upset No. 7 Duke 78-74 on Sunday. Kenny Kadji added 15 points for the Hurricanes (14-7, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who blew a 16-point lead in the...

 

James and Donald scored 18 points each to lead Georgia women over Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Jasmine James and Krista Donald each scored 18 points to help No. 21 Georgia beat Alabama 81-66 on Sunday. Leading by five at the half, Georgia (18-6, 7-4 SEC) scored two quick baskets to start the second half and the Lady...

 

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