News archive from 8 October 2013

Baylor has sellout for Texas in stadium finale

Baylor has sellout for Texas in stadium finale

WACO, Texas -- No. 15 Baylor says its final game before moving to an on-campus stadium next season is sold out. The sellout for the Dec. 7 regular-season finale against Texas includes more than 3,500 general admission tickets sold for the south end...

 

Wells Fargo exec: D.C. fighting makes businesses reluctant to borrow

The fast-approaching deadline to raise the U.S. debt ceiling coupled with the government shutdown is making Charlotte-area businesses that are already reluctant to borrow even more so, a top Wells Fargo executive based in Charlotte said Monday. Carlos...

 

Harvin rejoins Seahawks, no practice timetable yet

RENTON, Wash. -- Coach Pete Carroll says wide receiver Percy Harvin has rejoined the Seattle Seahawks and is prepared to take the next step in his recovery from hip surgery. Harvin tweeted Monday that he was back with the team and Carroll said Harvin...

 

Senators say Danbury prison transfers on hold

HARTFORD, Conn. -- The partial government shutdown has delayed plans to begin moving inmates out of the federal women's prison in Danbury as part of an effort to turn the facility into a minimum-security prison for men, according to Connecticut's U.S....

 
London: Reasons easier than remedies for Cavaliers

London: Reasons easier than remedies for Cavaliers

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- One week after Virginia's defense was dominant and its offense inept, the Cavaliers did a role reversal in a loss to Ball State: The offense put up a season-high 27 points, but the defense fell apart. Coach Mike London says the...

 

Arkansas-Alabama kickoff set for Oct. 19 game

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas' game at No. 1 Alabama next week will have a 6 p.m. CDT kickoff. The university announced Monday that the Oct. 19 game will be telecast either on ESPN or ESPN2. ESPN will decide after Saturday's games which of its...

 

Postseason Baseball Glance

Tuesday, Oct. 1: NL: Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 2 Wednesday, Oct. 2: AL: Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 0 Friday, Oct. 4: Boston 12, Tampa Bay 2 Saturday, Oct. 5: Boston 7, Tampa Bay 4 Monday, Oct. 7: Boston (Buchholz 12-1) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 11-3), 6:07 p.m....

 
Miles says LSU defense will help Mettenberger more

Miles says LSU defense will help Mettenberger more

BATON ROUGE, La. -- While Les Miles is not pleased by the 67 points LSU yielded in a six-quarter span, the Tigers' dominance of their last half of football offers hope with the toughest stretch of their schedule looming. The 10th-ranked Tigers'...

 
Arrival of giant cranes ushers in new era at PortMiami

Arrival of giant cranes ushers in new era at PortMiami

Resembling giant metallic birds with their booms outstretched like wings, four super-post-Panamax cranes from China glided into Government Cut on Monday to prepare for the day when PortMiami welcomes some of the world's largest ships. The...

 

Carolina's Steve Smith: Panthers-Cardinals game official was ‘garbage'

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith took responsibility for his dropped touchdown pass in Sunday's 22-6 loss at Arizona – and took repeated shots Monday at one of the officials who worked the game. Smith was upset with several calls...

 

Troopers to race fans: Park closer to speedway

N.C. Highway Patrol officials say they've gotten a lot better at moving traffic in and out of Charlotte Motor Speedway on race day – so good that it has created a problem. “In the old days, traffic crawled out of the track after...

 
Consumers struggle to sign up for health care on Michigan exchange

Consumers struggle to sign up for health care on Michigan exchange

After more than a year revving up for the Oct. 1 launch of the Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace only to face error messages and other computer glitches during the first few days, field workers charged with assisting consumers are reworking plans...

 

Man found dead inside Ray Township home after police standoff

A five-hour standoff at a Ray Township home today ended when a robot sent into the house found a man dead with a single gunshot wound, Michigan State Police said. Police are treating the death as a homicide pending an autopsy, although they had gone...

 

A's rough up Anibal Sanchez put Tigers on the brink

DETROIT -- Finally, the Detroit Tigers scored some runs. Three of them, in the fourth inning. Victor Martinez doubled, snapping a 20-inning scoreless streak. Jhonny Peralta singled, snapping a silent crowd back into a common sound: Cheers. The Tigers...

 
Rivera says struggling Panthers lack consistency

Rivera says struggling Panthers lack consistency

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday his team needs to start playing more consistent football before it's too late. The Panthers are 1-3 for the third straight year under Rivera and run the risk of falling out of playoff contention...

 

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