News archive from 6 September 2014

Brown, Kashkari provide partial truths in debate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday's night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their...

 
Sister's ordeal motivates anti-bullying app

Sister's ordeal motivates anti-bullying app

LAS VEGAS -- Nearly every night for two months, Marcos Ontiveros could hear his little sister crying through the door of her bedroom. She insisted nothing was wrong and wanted to be left alone. Then one day, she revealed the source of the problem. A...

 

Rock Hill Woolworth building slated for demolition

After 25 years of trying to find the right plan to redevelop the F.W. Woolworth building on Rock Hill's Main Street, the owners are tearing it down. The former five-and-dime store is owned by the Rock Hill Economic Development Corp. RHEDC officials...

 
Jason Wu's designs are inspired by 2 actress muses

Jason Wu's designs are inspired by 2 actress muses

NEW YORK -- Jason Wu says he was inspired by strong women for his Spring 2015 collection, and he had two in particular in mind: Actresses Charlotte Rampling and Diane Kruger. "They have impeccable style," Wu says of the actresses, 30 years...

 

Pierre-Paul says Giants will win NFC East

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul believes the Giants are the team to beat in the NFC East. Talking to Stephen A. Smith on Sirius XM Mad Dog Sports Radio channel on Friday, Pierre-Pail cut his host short when Smith...

 
Miami Dolphins smartphone app will help you navigate during home game experience

Miami Dolphins smartphone app will help you navigate during home game experience

Right after you toss a few coins in at the tollbooth and the light turns green, your phone jumps into action. Might as well be an official's whistle declaring football season is finally here. Welcome to Sun Life Stadium, a voice says, with a video...

 
Subdued Tony Stewart attempts to focus on racing

Subdued Tony Stewart attempts to focus on racing

RICHMOND, Va. -- Tony Stewart, subdued and walking with a slight limp, made his way through the Richmond garage with a gaggle of fans trailing him from his car. He silently signed everything shoved in his hands and then disappeared into his team...

 
Djokovic, Nishikori make Uniqlo big winner

Djokovic, Nishikori make Uniqlo big winner

NEW YORK -- Even before Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori hit a shot in their U.S. Open semifinal Saturday, there will already be one clear winner — Uniqlo. Both players will walk on court wearing the logo of the Japanese casual clothing...

 
Pirates-Cubs suspended by rain in 7th inning

Pirates-Cubs suspended by rain in 7th inning

CHICAGO -- The Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs game has been suspended by rain with one out in the top of the seventh inning on Friday. The teams were tied at 3 when a storm rolled through the area. With more rain in the forecast, the game was...

 

US women's soccer team to face Trinidad & Tobago

CHICAGO -- The U.S. women's national team will face Trinidad & Tobago, Guatemala and Haiti in first-round play in the CONCACAF Championship. In the draw held Friday in Miami, the U.S. was selected for Group A. Costa Rica, Mexico, Jamaica and...

 

Panthers' Rivera and Tampa Bay's Smith are focused on the future, not past

Tampa Bay coach Lovie Smith and Panthers coach Ron Rivera don't care to revisit their shared history. Rivera was the defensive coordinator under Smith with the Chicago Bears, and Smith didn't retain Rivera after the Bears went to the Super Bowl and...

 

Two years after hit-and-run boat crash in Biscayne Bay, suspect finally charged

Following a leisurely afternoon grilling and hanging out with friends at a Biscayne Bay sandbar, Steve Hudson was piloting his 13-foot Boston Whaler boat back to a Coconut Grove marina, a trip he'd made countless times. Then he blacked out. When...

 

Attorney General Pam Bondi asks Broward judge not to lift stay in Florida gay marriage ruling

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Friday formally asked Broward Circuit Judge Dale Cohen to keep in place a stay of his Aug. 4 ruling declaring the state's gay-marriage ban unconstitutional. The judge has a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in which...

 

Set to face BYU again, UT can't forget 2013 loss that changed face of Texas football

AUSTIN -- Texas defensive players haven’t forgotten what happened a year ago on a Saturday night against BYU, no matter how much they try. Really, it might have taken the largest case of collective amnesia to erase that one horrific performance that...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 

Inside the ACC 09.06.14

Observations • Imagine trying to tell someone in 2002 Duke would be a 19-point favorite against another Division I opponent in its first road game of 2014. The Blue Devils were the only Triangle team to simply take care of business last week in their...

 

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