News archive from 8 January 2012

Falcons’ Matt Ryan Doesn’t Want Playoff Rerun

Falcons’ Matt Ryan Doesn’t Want Playoff Rerun

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Televisions at Matt Ryan’s house in nearby Duluth, if not turned off, have been locked lately into nonsports channels. The latest news, notes and analysis of the N.F.L. playoffs. Go to The Fifth Down Blog N.F.L. Live Scoreboard...

 

Jamie Benn scores twice, Richard Bachman stops 25 shots to send Stars over Oilers, 4-1

DALLAS (AP) - Jamie Benn scored twice, including the tiebreaker in the third period, rookie Richard Bachman made 25 saves and the Dallas Stars extended their home dominance over the Edmonton Oilers with a 4-1 victory on Saturday. With the teams even...

 

Stars fall behind early, then surge by Oilers for 4-1 victory

DALLAS — Jamie Benn scored twice, including the tiebreaker in the third period, rookie Richard Bachman made 25 saves and the Dallas Stars extended their home dominance over the Edmonton Oilers with a 4-1 victory on Saturday. With the teams even at 1,...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport
 
Minister remembered for spreading happiness

Minister remembered for spreading happiness

Of the many lessons they have learned from the Rev. Mark Bidwell, Roland Smith, 56, and Paul Mattson, 45, said they learned love. They were among nearly 200 people who filled a memorial service Saturday for the former pastor of the Metropolitan...

 

Diplomats observing NH primary campaigning

MANCHESTER, N.H.-Diplomats from around the world are in New Hampshire observing campaigning by presidential candidates. The Diplomatic Observer Program runs through Sunday. Diplomats from New Zealand, Italy, Ireland and Japan are among the...

 

Huntsman: NH voters ready for serious choice

NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H.-Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman told northern New Hampshire voters Saturday that a campaign button worn by one of his supporters says it all: "Sane People for Huntsman." The former Utah governor said voters...

 
Calif. GOP congressman won't seek re-election

Calif. GOP congressman won't seek re-election

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.-U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly, who has represented California's Ventura County for 25 years, said Saturday he won't seek re-election and will retire at the end of the current Congress. New maps approved last year by the state's...

 
Montador back for Blackhawks, Olsen sent down to Rockford

Montador back for Blackhawks, Olsen sent down to Rockford

The Blackhawks have activated defenseman Steve Montador and assigned defenseman Dylan Olsen to Rockford (AHL). Olsen made his debut on Thursday in Philadelphia and registered four shots on goal, five hits and one blocked shot in two games with...

 

Army All-American Bowl: Miami Columbus safety Deon Bush picks Miami over Auburn, Alabama

Miami Columbus safety Deon Bush was thrown a bit of a curve ball on Thursday night when the top safety in the nation Landon Collins announced he would be attending Alabama. Bush's three finalists were Alabama, Auburn and Miami, but that move by...

 

Loyola drops 4th straight, loses to Cleveland State 69-48

CLEVELAND -- Trevon Harmon scored 20 points, including knocking down 6 of 7 3-pointers, to lead Cleveland State in a 69-48 win over Loyola on Saturday for the Vikings' eighth straight win in the series. Still, Loyola holds a 22-18 all-time edge...

 

College hoops roundup: Valparaiso beats Detroit Mercy at buzzer

With Sunday's 4 p.m. showdown against Butler looming, Detroit Mercy suffered a heartbreaking 73-71 loss to Valparaiso on Friday night at Calihan Hall. Lightning-quick guard Erik Buggs drove the length of the court and scored on a lay-up at the buzzer...

 

Exxon, government settle dispute over Gulf leases

NEW YORK-Exxon Mobil Corp. and the Norwegian oil producer Statoil have reached an agreement with the federal government that will allow the companies to continue developing a potentially lucrative oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico. The government...

 

Swiss central bank to revise transaction rules

GENEVA-Switzerland's central bank said Saturday that it will revise regulations on transactions by its top officials amid controversy over the role of its president in private currency deals conducted as he led efforts to soften the Swiss franc. The...

 

Alabama kicker Foster not reliving November nightmare, relishing chance at redemption

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Cade Foster doesn't sound like a guy discussing his own version of every kicker's nightmare. Wide right (twice). Then short. Then his team loses by, of course, a field goal. In overtime.

 
N.H. voters still making up their minds

N.H. voters still making up their minds

Hollis, N.H. - The countdown to primary day has intensified across the Granite State, but with less than three days to go, the state is brimming with undecided voters whose political favor is still up for grabs. Heading into tonight’s ABC/WMUR debate,...

 

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