News archive from 9 February 2013

Grammys 2013: Carly Rae Jepsen on moving beyond 'Call Me Maybe'

Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" was impossible to escape last summer. The sugary song, with its infectious chorus and bouncy dance-pop beat, shot to No. 1 and stayed there for nine weeks. From "Sesame Street" to...

 

Tigers roll in at No. 8 in Sports Illustrated's MLB power rankings

A Sports Illustrated writer lists the Tigers at No. 8 in a power ranking of all 30 Major League Baseball teams.The Washington Nationals, who added center fielder Denard Span, a career .284 hitter, top the list compiled by SI's Joe Lemire, who places...

 
Obama salutes Panetta as he prepares to retire

Obama salutes Panetta as he prepares to retire

ARLINGTON, Va. -- President Barack Obama says retiring Defense Secretary Leon Panetta helped strengthen the military during his relatively brief tenure. At a farewell ceremony Friday, Obama noted that Panetta oversaw the repeal of a ban on gays...

 
AP source: Cam Cameron, fired by the Baltimore Ravens after Week 14 loss, in talks to join LSU as offensive coordinator 

AP source: Cam Cameron, fired by the Baltimore Ravens after Week 14 loss, in talks to join LSU as offensive...

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron is in talks with LSU coach Les Miles to run the Tigers’ offense, said a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the...

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Fla. lawmaker wants daylight-saving time all year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida state legislator doesn't want to "fall back" in November. Sen. Darren Soto on Friday filed a bill that would mandate that Florida keep its clock in daylight-saving time year-round. The Orlando Democrat said he...

 

Career Almanac

On the Move George Allen joined Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual), as a financial adviser. Aaron Biek joined Moore & Van Allen's real estate team. Courtenay Clark joined the firm's corporate team. Christopher Fowler, Lauren...

 
Oscar nominees win iconic black-and-white photographs in shoot for Time Magazine

Oscar nominees win iconic black-and-white photographs in shoot for Time Magazine

They're celebrated for playing other people, but fashion photographer Paola Kudacki wanted to capture the distinguished actors nominated for this year's Oscars just being themselves. In honor of this year's awards, Time released 11 iconic...

 
Dodgers' non-roster invitees total 18 with addition of Mark Lowe

Dodgers' non-roster invitees total 18 with addition of Mark Lowe

Come one, come all. It's a happening, a regular baseball-palooza. The Dodgers' roster may have appeared pretty set since the addition of Zack Greinke, but that doesn't mean General Manager Ned Colletti hasn't stayed busy this off-season signing his...

 

Tigers pitcher Drew Smyly tunes up by changing speeds

Lakeland, Fla. - In search of what he hopes will be a lot of later starts, left-hander Drew Smyly is getting an early start this spring.With emphasis on his change-up, the pitch he hopes will be become part of hisrepertoire, Smyly threw on the side on...

 

Tigers roll in at No. 8 in Sports Illustrated's MLB power rankings

A Sports Illustrated writer lists the Tigers at No. 8 in a power ranking of all 30 Major League Baseball teams.The Washington Nationals, who added center fielder Denard Span, a career .284 hitter, top the list compiled by SI's Joe Lemire, who places...

 
Wings' Todd Bertuzzi to miss Saturday's game vs. Oilers due to back issue

Wings' Todd Bertuzzi to miss Saturday's game vs. Oilers due to back issue

Detroit - Forward Todd Bertuzzi will miss Saturday's game with what Babcock said is a back issue.Bertuzzi didn't practice Friday. "He's getting checked out," coach Mike Babcock said. "He's not available for (Saturday)." Bertuzzi...

 

David Beckham runs in undies, gets wedgie in new H&M commercial

Want to get an eyeful of David Beckham's bum? How about the hot soccer star picking a wedgie, twice? Beckham does that and much more in the new commercial for H&M David Beckham bodywear directed by Guy Ritchie. Marc Atlan was creative director on...

 

Argentine Jews suspicious of deal on bombing probe

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentine Jewish leaders are opposing a deal with Iran that President Cristina Fernandez sent to congress Friday for approval. Fernandez says it will advance a criminal investigation of Argentina's worst terrorist attack -...

 
Manhunt: How long could Dorner survive in the cold?

Manhunt: How long could Dorner survive in the cold?

This week brought brutal weather conditions to Big Bear Lake, the location of a massive manhunt for murder suspect Christopher Dorner. Heavy snow fell. Temperatures hovered in the 20s. Winds were predicted to gust to 50 mph, creating a wind chill of...

 
Kerry promises Keystone XL decision in 'near term'

Kerry promises Keystone XL decision in 'near term'

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry promises a "fair and transparent" review of a Canadian company's plan to pipe oil from western Canada to refineries in Texas. In his first comments about the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...

 

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