News archive from 9 January 2012

Giants Win With Ease, Prompting Comparisons to Another Run

Giants Win With Ease, Prompting Comparisons to Another Run

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Generally, the Giants are not the reminiscing types. Coach Tom Coughlin often scowls when asked to reflect on anything less immediate than that day’s injury report, and quarterback Eli Manning’s sour face is predictable when...

 

Police: Misuse of extension cords to blame for Detroit house fire that kills 2

A man and woman died in a house fire in Detroit on Saturday night that was caused by extension cord misuse, fire officials said today. The blaze at Burlingame and 12th broke out around 9 p.m. Firefighters called for help from police when extended...

 

No. 16 Michigan 59, No. 18 Wisconsin 41: Wolverines end losing skid against Badgers

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 17 points and freshman Trey Burke outplayed Jordan Taylor for most of the game, leading No. 16 Michigan to an impressive 59-41 victory over No. 18 Wisconsin today. • BOX SCORE Burke scored 14 points for the Wolverines (13-3,...

 
Toronto 4, Detroit Red Wings 3: Red Wings rally to tie game, then fall short in third period

Toronto 4, Detroit Red Wings 3: Red Wings rally to tie game, then fall short in third period

TORONTO -- The Red Wings played a familiar game on the road Saturday night, even against Original Six rival Toronto, even before a bipartisan audience at Air Canada Centre. A bad start left the Wings trailing, 3-0, a fantastic second period got them...

 

Michigan's battle against Wisconsin begins pivotal stretch in Big Ten play

The first few weeks of the Big Ten season have shown every conference team is vulnerable, given the opponent and location. Which makes Michigan's next three games particularly important if the Wolverines want to remain near the top of the conference...

 
Young scores 22 points for DePaul in 87-71 loss

Young scores 22 points for DePaul in 87-71 loss

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Villanova reached a rare low moment in coach Jay Wright's 11 seasons with a 17-point home loss to South Florida on Thursday. The Wildcats were all smiles following today's home contest, though. Maalik Wayns scored 21 points, Dominic...

 
Don’t Become Your Money’s Enemy

Don’t Become Your Money’s Enemy

WITH sincere apologies to Roseanne Roseannadanna, when it comes to events that can harm the value of your investments, it’s always something. Today, it’s the European debt crisis, or the chance of a double-dip recession, or Congressional gridlock....

 

Analysis: Romney still blessed by packed GOP field

MANCHESTER, N.H.-Mitt Romney is cruising in the Republican presidential contest, blessed by a half-dozen rivals who continue to attack each other and divide the anti-Romney vote rather than produce a single strong alternative. That dynamic allowed...

 

Burglar shot in foot in Maine

EDDINGTON, Maine - The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department says a burglar who was shot in the foot by a homeowner is in jail after receiving medical treatment. Deputy Chief Troy Morton says the homeowner, who had a concealed weapons permit, used a 9...

 

Conservative commentator Tony Blankley dies at 63

WASHINGTON - Tony Blankley, a conservative author and commentator who served as press secretary to Newt Gingrich during the 1990s, when Republicans took control of Congress, has died. He was 63. Blankley, who had been suffering from stomach cancer,...

 

Cowboys fan assaults nephew with frying pan, umbrella after loss to Giants

Some sports defeats cut a  little deeper than others. Sometimes, as hard as it is for a die-hard fan, you just have to let it go. It seems that Derek Woodrow, a 44-year-old Cowboys fan from Rock Hill, S.C.,  took Dallas' season-ending loss to the...

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UF seeking renewed focus on defense, rebounding

GAINESVILLE - With a surplus of talented scorers, Florida entered the season with its biggest question marks on defense and in rebounding. Coach Billy Donovan told his team to do those things, and the Gators' would be fine. For Florida's 12 games...

 

Oakland sees homicide total spike in rough 2011

OAKLAND, Calif. - Staring at a colorful display of balloons, flowers and candles at a makeshift memorial in East Oakland, Todd Walker estimated he went to at least 50 of the funerals for this city’s 110 homicide victims in 2011. He attended one more...

 

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy killed in shootout

A Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy was slain early Sunday after a burglary suspect opened fire at him at an Anthem medical plaza, sheriff's deputies said. The burglary suspect, whose name was not released, was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy after...

 

Chavez: Venezuela won't recognize arbitration body

CARACAS, Venezuela-Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that his government should pull out of a World Bank-affiliated arbitration body and won't recognize its decisions. Exxon Mobil Corp. is one of more than a dozen companies with arbitration...

 

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