News archive from 8 December 2014

Aces: So long, Johan Gustafsson

Gotta love the fluid rosters in the ECHL -- meaning you've got to keep a sense of humor about it or you'll get worked up over things that are not under your control. Take the Alaska Aces for instance. They waived back-up goaltender Andy Iles on Friday...

 

North Carolina, Rutgers to Detroit bowl

DETROIT North Carolina and Rutgers are headed to Detroit to play in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26. The Tar Heels ended their regular season with a stunning 35-7 loss to rival North Carolina State. But North Carolina beat Pittsburgh and Duke in the...

 

Duke is set to play No. 15 Arizona St. in Sun Bowl

EL PASO, Texas Duke and Arizona State will play for the first time when they meet in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 27. Duke (9-3) will be playing in the postseason for an unprecedented third year in a row. The 15th-ranked Sun Devils (9-3, No. 15 CFP) are in...

 

UCF, NC State to match up in Bitcoin Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. UCF and North Carolina State will meet in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl on Dec. 26 in a matchup of American Athletic Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference foes. The game will be played at Tropicana Field in the Florida city. UCF...

 

No. 18 Clemson, Oklahoma in Russell Athletic Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. Clemson and Oklahoma will meet in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29 in the matchup of Atlantic Coast Conference and Big 12 foes. The game will be played in the renovated Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. It is the silver anniversary of...

 

South Carolina, Miami meet in Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. South Carolina will face Miami in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl on Dec. 27. The Gamecocks started the season as one of the favorites to win the Southeastern Conference, but struggled on the way to a 6-6 record, including a 3-5...

 
Pearl Harbor veterans honored at WWII Memorial

Pearl Harbor veterans honored at WWII Memorial

WASHINGTON — Under clear blue skies, 15 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor gathered at the National World War II Memorial to see their service of 73 years ago recognized. "As the years stretch, the stories of every sailor, soldier,...

 
Pessimist's persistence could pay off against Obamacare

Pessimist's persistence could pay off against Obamacare

WASHINGTON — A Supreme Court challenge that poses a grave threat to President Obama's health care law had its genesis precisely four years ago as a power-point presentation by a self-proclaimed pessimist from South Carolina. The idea was picked up by...

 
Greek Parliament passes 2015 budget

Greek Parliament passes 2015 budget

ATHENS, Greece Greece's Parliament has passed the 2015 budget which projects a narrowing deficit and an economic growth rate of 2.9 percent. The budget passed early Monday on a vote of 115 to 134, with one deputy voting "present." The...

 
MLB winter meetings will be a mad dash for bats

MLB winter meetings will be a mad dash for bats

SAN DIEGO - Those lovable Kansas City Royals should be the role model for every franchise in baseball at the annual winter meetings. They built with mostly homegrown talent, put together a sensational bullpen, and ended nearly three decades of losing...

Usa Today, 19:24 in Sport
 
Kings' DeMarcus Cousins has viral meningitis

Kings' DeMarcus Cousins has viral meningitis

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has missed the past five games with a case of viral meningitis and continues to recover slowly, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. The people spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of...

Usa Today, 19:24 in Sport
 

Carolina Panthers unexpectedly approach perfection in beating Saints

NEW ORLEANS I saw it, and I still am not quite sure I believe it. Carolina 41, New Orleans 10. Questions abound. Where has that been all season? How in the world did it happen? Is Carolina actually back in the playoff chase? Or, as Panthers cornerback...

 
College Football Playoffs selections bring debate

College Football Playoffs selections bring debate

The first College Football Playoff will have a little bit of everything for everyone, unless you're a Big 12 fan. In terms of name-brand value, it doesn't get any bigger than Alabama and Ohio State in one semifinal, with defending national champion...

 

Late Hits: Joe Giglio's take on college football

The College Football Playoff killed the BCS and its infernal computers. No one benefited more from the new system's reliance on the human element than Ohio State. The Buckeyes were the big winner on Saturday night, destroying Wisconsin 59-0 in the Big...

 

Japan new data show GDP fell 1.9 pct in July-Sept

TOKYO Japan's economy contracted 1.9 percent in annual terms in the July-September period, according to revised data released Monday that confirmed that the world's third-largest economy is in recession. The data were worse than anticipated, since...

 

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