News archive from 12 August 2013

Jason Dufner's solid play wins PGA Championship

Erasing the heartache of two years ago, Jason Dufner won the PGA Championship, defeating Jim Furyk by two strokes Sunday. Dufner broke a tie for the lead with a tap-in birdie at the eighth to get to 11 under, then saved par at the ninth with a testy...

 

Dufner wins PGA Championship for his 1st major

Jason Dufner won the PGA Championship on Sunday for his first major title. More to come.

 

Smell of scandal

A rusty North Korean ship hides 2 MiGs, munitions and radar systems — 240 tons of contraband weapons in all — under tons of sacks of Cuban sugar then gets stopped going through the Panama Canal. A former Cuban Interior Ministry...

 

Delays reported at Hill Air Force Base gates

OGDEN, Utah -- Furloughs at Hill Air Force Base have left some employees reporting long waits for cars entering the base at security gates. Broad federal spending cuts prompted the unpaid furlough days at the base starting in July. Dee Czeszel, a...

 

Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison's tribute to Kansas City Royals' George Brett

ATLANTA -- Logan Morrison packed an extra jersey for the Marlins' upcoming trip to Kansas City: a powder blue George Brett replica he hopes to have signed by the Royals' Hall of Fame legend. Morrison, a Kansas City native, grew up watching the Royals...

 

Tommy Danielson wins Tour of Utah

PARK CITY, Utah -- American Tommy Danielson won the Tour of Utah on Sunday, finishing third behind Spain's Francisco Macebo in the sixth stage. Danielson, riding for Garmin-Sharp, finished with an overall time of 23 hours, 5 minutes, 48 seconds. He...

 

After Sandy Hook, schools start the year with heightened security

As schools across Southern California prepare to open, teachers, parents and students will find increased security on their campuses, including surveillance cameras, more safety patrols, revised lockdown measures and fewer open gates. After the...

 

US gas prices drop 8 cents over past 2 weeks

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has fallen about 8 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of gas prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.60. Midgrade costs an average of $3.78...

 

Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland

CLEVELAND - It happened so fast, like one of those summer thunderstorms that can plunge a brilliant Midwest afternoon into darkness. Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep in Progressive Field, Angels starter Jerome Williams...

 

Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez is worried shoulder soreness might persist

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez said Sunday he is prepared to return to the lineup depsite a sore right shoulder but said he hopes the discomfort does not linger through the year. "Hopefully, it's not something I have to deal with the rest of...

 
Purdue and OxyContin: A timeline

Purdue and OxyContin: A timeline

1996: Purdue introduces OxyContin for pain management. 2002: Amid growing reports of addiction and overdose deaths associated with OxyContin, Purdue launches an internal program to identify potential reckless prescribers. 2007: Purdue pays more than...

 

Sky trails by one at half in matchup of leaders

The East Division-leading Sky got a chance to measure themselves against the WNBA's best team Sunday afternoon. West leader Minnesota came to Rosemont with the league's best record (17-4) - but without center Janel McCarville, who missed her second...

 

Good Samaritan cabbie suffers leg injuries in DUI Biscayne Boulevard crash

A South Florida cabbie who came to the rescue of a fellow taxi driver was seriously hurt in an accident involving a suspected DUI driver early Sunday. The accident happened around 5:45 a.m. when the cabbie helped a fellow cabbie whose car broke down...

 

PGA Championship Winners

2013 — Jason Dufner 2012 — Rory McIlroy 2011 — Keegan Bradley 2010 — Martin Kaymer 2009 — Y.E. Yang 2008 — Padraig Harrington 2007 — Tiger Woods 2006 — Tiger...

 

AP News Alert

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Jason Dufner wins PGA Championship for first major title.

 

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