News archive from 10 December 2012

RG3 hurt, but Redskins top Ravens 31-28 in OT

RG3 hurt, but Redskins top Ravens 31-28 in OT

LANDOVER, Md. With Robert Griffin III sidelined with a sprained right knee, the Washington Redskins rallied behind backup Kirk Cousins to tie the game in the final minute of regulation, then Kai Forbath kicked a 34-yard field goal in overtime Sunday...

 
Cheerleaders put accent on athletics

Cheerleaders put accent on athletics

RALEIGH If you think you don’t need to be much of an athlete to be a cheerleader, Jessica Toney would like to set you straight. Jessica, 16, a cheerleader at Green Hope High School in Cary, fears that people whose only exposure to...

 

Gov.-elect plans early inauguration

It won't take North Carolina's next governor long to break from tradition. Gov.-elect Pat McCrory plans two weekends of inaugural events next month bookending a week of public appearances across the state. That includes one in Charlotte's government...

 
Snapshot: Chavez's designated successor

Snapshot: Chavez's designated successor

CARACAS, Venezuela -- The man President Hugo Chavez wants to succeed him is an intensely loyal 50-year-old former bus driver who has long served as the international face of Venezuela whenever the socialist president wasn't soaking up the limelight...

 
Andrew Luck stages another comeback win as Indianapolis Colts rally to beat Tennesse Titans  

Andrew Luck stages another comeback win as Indianapolis Colts rally to beat Tennesse Titans  

INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck and Adam Vinatieri are at it again. The rookie quarterback led the Colts back from a 13-point second-half deficit Sunday, and the veteran kicker made a 53-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to give Indianapolis the lead...

Daily News, 17:04 in Sport
 

Campaigns - and comics - feel chill

The chilling effect of the Virginia Tech shootings reverberated yesterday from the late-night comics to presidential hopefuls. Jay Leno led into his "Tonight" show monologue with what sounded almost like an apology for doing jokes after the...

Daily News, 17:04 in Crime
 

Ex-boyfriend shoots woman in parking lot of Sunrise church; then commits suicide

An area surrounding Faith Center Ministries in Sunrise was cordoned off Sunday afternoon after a domestic shooting in the church's parking lot. Sunrise police said a woman was shot as she headed for her car. The suspect was believed to be her...

 
'Grieving' Cowboys beat Bengals 20-19 on FG

'Grieving' Cowboys beat Bengals 20-19 on FG

CINCINNATI The grieving Cowboys rallied for a significant win. Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time ran out sent Dallas to a 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, ending a tough afternoon with playoff chances enhanced and more...

 

No. 1 Indiana loses Etherington for season

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. No. 1 Indiana has lost sophomore forward Austin Etherington for the rest of the season because of a fractured left kneecap. Etherington was hurt late in the first half of Saturday night's 100-69 victory over Central Connecticut...

 
Foles rallies Eagles to end 8-game losing skid

Foles rallies Eagles to end 8-game losing skid

TAMPA, Fla. -- Nick Foles threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final four minutes, including a 1-yarder to Jeremy Maclin with no time remaining Sunday as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing...

 

Nigerian finance minister's mother kidnapped

LAGOS, Nigeria -- Nigerian police say kidnappers have abducted the finance minister's mother from her home in the West African nation's oil-rich delta. National police spokesman Frank Mba told The Associated Press that Kamene Okonjo, mother of Finance...

 
Expectations will be high for Manziel's encore

Expectations will be high for Manziel's encore

NEW YORK Heisman Trophy history suggests it will never get better for Johnny Manziel than it did this season. In the 78-year history of the Heisman, only one player has one more than one: Ohio State's Archie Griffin in 1974 and '75. But even if...

 

Police launch holiday DWI crackdown

Police across North Carolina have launched their annual December crackdown on drunken drivers. The “Booze It & Lose It” campaign started Friday and will end on Jan. 2. Authorities say drunken driving is a major problem during...

 

Rookie backup QBs lead Redskins and Eagles to dramatic victories

Did you think the Cowboys' win on Sunday was dramatic? It was nothing compared to how two of the Cowboys' fellow NFC East divisionmates ended their respective games. Here's a recap of the NFC East action on Sunday:   Redskins 31, Ravens 28...

Dallas News, 17:11 in Sport
 

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