News archive from 10 August 2015

Shane Lowry shoots a final-round 66 to win Bridgestone Invitational

Shane Lowry shoots a final-round 66 to win Bridgestone Invitational

With no mistakes and two great escapes, Shane Lowry of Ireland won the Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday for the biggest victory of his career. Starting the final round at Firestone two shots behind, Lowry played bogey-free for a four-under-par 66 to...

 
Wolff: Television rises while TV stocks sink

Wolff: Television rises while TV stocks sink

The other day, a senior Facebook executive sent me a link to a New York Times story about the precipitous drop in TV stocks, saying that while he didn’t necessarily regard share prices as a sign of much, still the perception in the market obviously...

 
Report: Buffett set to seal largest deal

Report: Buffett set to seal largest deal

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway could be on the verge of closing its biggest deal ever. The holding company is close to acquiring aerospace and energy industry parts maker Precision Castparts Corp., of Portland, Ore., in a deal that could exceed...

 
Glenn Reynolds: Trump indicts America's ruling class

Glenn Reynolds: Trump indicts America's ruling class

Watching the Donald Trump kerfuffle from across the Atlantic, British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos tweeted: “Republicans smugly predicting Trump will fail from self-inflicted wounds don’t see what a stunning admission of their own failure that is.”...

 
'Mindy' ends pregnant pause in new Hulu run

'Mindy' ends pregnant pause in new Hulu run

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—The Mindy Project was canceled by Fox last May after three low-rated seasons. Now it's found a new life on Hulu, which quickly ordered a 26-episode fourth season after reruns proved popular on the streaming service. The comedy,...

 

On Any Given Sunday: Kickball meetups provide fun, camaraderie

On a hot summer Sunday, nothing beats going out and kicking some ball. Just watch out for the glass on the field, and avoid the ladies' undergarments pinned to the trees. The Central Florida Kickball Meetup has been getting together on weekends for...

 
David Whitley: Dalvin Cook can't outrun the ghost of Jameis Winston at FSU

David Whitley: Dalvin Cook can't outrun the ghost of Jameis Winston at FSU

TALLAHASSEE - Florida State closes football practice to media. Maybe it should start closing media day to the media. As the press watched players and staff get organized for the team photo Sunday, an athletic department official made an announcement....

 
Black bear caught in passenger seat of truck

Black bear caught in passenger seat of truck

BIG CANOE, Ga. -- We'll never know if this American black bear in Georgia would have been a good travel companion. Gilbert Simpson watched as a black bear climbed into the window of the company truck into the passenger seat in late July and proceeded...

 
6 things to expect on radio this fall

6 things to expect on radio this fall

While television has its annual upfronts to present new shows to advertisers, the 850 iHeartRadio stations have regular summits to preview upcoming songs from record labels. Usually, those radio gatherings are held exclusively for radio programmers,...

 
Annie Lenox's daughter rescued from river

Annie Lenox's daughter rescued from river

STAATSBURG, N.Y. — Police say alcohol may have played a role in the disappearance of singer Annie Lenox's daughter in a kayaking incident in the Hudson River. “We believe that alcohol may have played a role,” Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess...

 
Families calls off private search for missing Fla. teens

Families calls off private search for missing Fla. teens

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The families of two Florida boys who went missing at sea say they've called off their private search. The Coast Guard spent a full week looking for Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, who went missing on a fishing trip July 24. The...

 

Freshmen starting to stand out for UCF football in first day of full pads workout

The blistering August heat offered little refuge for the UCF football team's talented freshmen, who experienced their first day of preseason camp in full pads Sunday. But it's the extreme conditions that allow coaches to see who can really withstand...

 
Olympia diver wins girls junior national title in Orlando

Olympia diver wins girls junior national title in Orlando

Olympia sophomore Maggie Merriman won her second career junior national title Sunday at the USA Diving National Championships at the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando. Follow the latest in Varsity high-school sports at SentinelVarsity.com. If you have an...

 
Dallas mayor saves woman choking at restaurant

Dallas mayor saves woman choking at restaurant

A woman found herself in the right place at the right time Saturday afternoon, sitting at the table behind Mayor Mike Rawlings at El Fenix in downtown Dallas. Helen Mayer told WFAA-TV she was choking on a piece of fajita meat about three bites into a...

 
James: Kyle Busch plays it safe to clinch spot in Chase

James: Kyle Busch plays it safe to clinch spot in Chase

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Kevin Harvick had the luxury of racing with abandon. So did Joey Logano. Kyle Busch really didn’t. But he did anyway, until it wasn’t the wise move anymore. He still finished second. The scary thought for Busch’s competitors...

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