News archive from 11 September 2011

Early defensive stops go to waste, Oregon State pounded by No. 8 Wisconsin 35-0

Early defensive stops go to waste, Oregon State pounded by No. 8 Wisconsin 35-0

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Oregon State's defense fended off No. 8 Wisconsin's signature running game as long as it could. That wasn't nearly enough to make up for a sputtering offense and a couple of bad mistakes on special teams, and the Beavers were...

 

Rapper Tinie Tempah wins 'Back to the Future' sneakers

British rapper Tinie Tempah, whose biggest U.S. hit was last year's "Written in the Stars," spent $37,500 on a pair of sneakers at a charity auction Thursday in Los Angeles to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which does research into...

AZCentral, 17:02 in Showbiz
 
F-16 pilot was ready to give her life on Sept. 11

F-16 pilot was ready to give her life on Sept. 11

Late in the morning of the Tuesday that changed everything, Lt. Heather “Lucky” Penney was on a runway at Andrews Air Force Base and ready to fly. She had her hand on the throttle of an F-16 and she had her orders: Bring down United Airlines Flight...

 
North Carolina holds off Rutgers 24-22

North Carolina holds off Rutgers 24-22

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Giovani Bernard rushed for 81 yards and two touchdowns to help North Carolina beat Rutgers 24-22 on Saturday. Bernard scored on runs of 60 and 6 yards for the Tar Heels (2-0), who overcame five turnovers to begin the season with...

 

For professors, 9/11 tragedy became teaching tool

BERKELEY, Calif. - When Steven Weber refers to "the event," the meaning is clear. Weber teaches students at the University of California, Berkeley, about national and international security, so Sept. 11, 2001, is the only event he could...

 

Irene could revive Mass. bill on local utilities

BOSTON-Unhappiness with how Massachusetts utilities responded to Irene-caused power outages has revived interest in legislation that makes creating municipal electric utilities easier. The Boston Globe reports (http://bo.st/opYgEq) proponents think...

 

Wayne County Sheriff's Department to honor fallen officer Sunday

Wayne County sheriff’s deputies will pause for 15 seconds on Sunday — at both 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. — to honor a fallen officer. Every deputy will stop what he or she is doing to turn on the patrol car’s lights and sirens in remembrance of Sgt. William...

 
Ailing Joe Buck still calling games for Fox Sports, but raspy voice yet to improve

Ailing Joe Buck still calling games for Fox Sports, but raspy voice yet to improve

Fox Sports has presented many innovations since it debuted in 1994. Stuff like the "Fox Box," which keeps the score on the screen throughout an NFL game. Remember the glowing hockey puck when the network had NHL rights? The Foxies have now...

Daily News, 17:08 in Sport
 
Live scoring: Tigers take on Twins at Comerica Park

Live scoring: Tigers take on Twins at Comerica Park

Follow along and comment as the Tigers go for their second straight win over the Twins as the series continues this afternoon at Comerica Park. Max Scherzer gets the start. Here's the Tigers' lineup: Jackson c; Dirks rf; Young lf; Cabrera 1b;...

 

Sunday Special | Inspired by a pamphlet in a bathroom, family gives fresh start to Brother Rice’s Martez...

Kim Novak normally used the drive-thru. She shouldn't have been drinking coffee anyway, not with the multitude of health problems caused by her rare genetic condition known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), but it was one thing she...

 

Deaths we can do something about

All deaths are tragic. Expected deaths, unexpected deaths, every death stunning, a person alive and full of life, totally vibrant, or down for the count, but breathing still, and here. Body and soul bound together. And then that person is not here....

 

Stolen vans prompt concern in terror threat wake, vans stolen from U-Haul lots

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. - Prince George’s County police are looking for two stolen vans. Spokesman Cpl. Evan Baxter says the two Ford Econoline vans were stolen at different times from two different U-Haul lots in the Temple Hills area Saturday. Baxter says...

 
Chief of Libya’s ex-rebels arrives in capital

Chief of Libya’s ex-rebels arrives in capital

TRIPOLI, Libya - The chief of Libya’s former rebels arrived in Tripoli on Saturday, greeted by a boisterous red carpet ceremony meant to show he’s taking charge of the interim government replacing the ousted regime of Moammar Gadhafi. But even as...

 

Auburn's eagle makes pre-game detour during traditional flight

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn's eagle apparently wanted a pricier view. The eagle Spirit flew into the glass window of a luxury box during his pre-kickoff flyaround before Saturday's game between Auburn and No. 16 Mississippi State.

 

Phoenix police arrest 2 after chase; shots fired

Phoenix police arrested two people Saturday morning after a miles-long pursuit that included a female passenger firing a gun twice at officers, a spokesman said. No one was injured, but one, and possibly two, of the rounds hit a police cruiser, said...

 

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