News archive from 7 October 2012

Fighter jets shoot down drone over Israel

JERUSALEM - Israel scrambled fighter jets to intercept a drone Saturday that crossed deep into Israeli airspace from the Mediterranean Sea, shooting the aircraft down over the country's southern desert, the military said. The incident marked the...

 
A New York City voice unplugs as John Andariese walks away from NY Knicks, basketball

A New York City voice unplugs as John Andariese walks away from NY Knicks, basketball

John Andariese can’t help himself. Sitting in his office last week he ripped NBA stories out of a newspaper and put them in a folder. Old habits die hard. For nearly 40 years this was part of his routine. Part of the way he prepared for every Knicks...

Daily News, 17:00 in Sport
 

MONTGOMERY HALF MARATHON RESULTS

Results from Saturday's Montgomery half-marathon with runner's name, age, gender and finishing time:(To be updated with other divisions.) HALF MARATHON1. Justin Leach, 25, male, 1:17:52 2. Jeremy Moujoodi, 24, male, 1:23:36 3. Michael Sallinger, 23,...

 

Khan's quest

Shahid Khan, 16, never has seen snow. And then his plane touches down in Champaign on Jan. 26, 1967, in the middle of the worst blizzard in the history of the state. "It was like landing on Mars," he said. "With the wrong...

 

USVI gives peace officer status to federal agents

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. John de Jongh has signed a legislation that awards peace officer status to federal authorities. The long-awaited bill comes a few months after de Jongh requested that the federal Bureau of...

 

USVI gives peace officer status to federal agents

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands -- U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. John de Jongh has signed a legislation that awards peace officer status to federal authorities. The long-awaited bill comes a few months after de Jongh requested that the federal Bureau...

 

Michigan State holds on to beat Indiana 31-27

Andrew Maxwell threw for a career-high 290 yards and two touchdowns as Michigan State scored the game's final 17 points to deny Indiana's upset bid in a 31-27 win. Le'Veon Bell scored on a pair of short touchdown runs and the Spartans' defense bottled...

 
Toronto-based tour bus carrying 57 passengers flips in New Jersey, 19 hurt 

Toronto-based tour bus carrying 57 passengers flips in New Jersey, 19 hurt 

A tour bus from Canada bound for New York City flipped over on a highway in northern New Jersey and skidded down an embankment Saturday morning, injuring 19 of 57 passengers, officials said. There were no deaths but the terrifying crash sent several...

 

Smith's rapid maturation has aided Vikings' 3-1 start

MINNEAPOLIS -- Throughout his life, Vikings safety Harrison Smith has had his share of nicknames. "H" - that's the easy one. Or Harry, as teammate Chad Greenway now calls him. Once Smith had long hair, which led to his temporary identity as...

 

Bears-Jaguars picks

Brad Biggs 4-0 Bears 31, Jaguars 6: The Jaguars made a disastrous signing in Laurent Robinson and spent the fifth pick on Justin Blackmon, who isn't fast or physical. Worse, quarterback Blaine Gabbert plays scared. Matt Bowen 4-0 Maps EverBank Field,...

 

Matchup capsule for Yankees-Orioles series

YANKEES-ORIOLES Three reasons the Yankees will win 1. They're the Yankees. This remains the best team money can buy, and it's chock-full of veterans, many of whom are bound for Cooperstown. 2. Starting pitching. It's even more important in postseason,...

 

Funk, Pate on top in North Carolina

Fred Funk and Steve Pate both carded 3-under 69s on Saturday to move into a share of the lead after two rounds of the SAS Championship. Funk and Pate completed 36 holes at 8-under-par 136. Funk will go for his eighth Champions Tour win on Sunday,...

 
NASCAR outlines 2013 rules and regulations

NASCAR outlines 2013 rules and regulations

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- NASCAR met briefly with drivers Saturday morning at Talladega Superspeedway to discuss new rules and procedures that will be implemented next season. Among the changes is the return of a random draw to set the qualifying order, and...

 

Rookie Taylor's debut will be special

ASHEVILLE Sunday won't just be the first NBA game Jeff Taylor plays, it will be the first one he attends. Or any major league game, for that matter. Taylor spent four years in Nashville, Tenn., while playing for Vanderbilt. He always planned to see...

 
Dan Galford of Monsignor Farrell HS wins his second straight Mayor's Cup cross country championship with time of 12:50.69

Dan Galford of Monsignor Farrell HS wins his second straight Mayor's Cup cross country championship with...

Farrell's Dan Galford would have been forgiven if he wasn’t at his best for the NYC Mayor’s Cup boys cross country championships on Saturday. To say he was dealing with a few issues is an understatement. Galford missed the entire outdoor track season...

Daily News, 17:11 in Sport
 

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