News archive from 12 September 2013

Greg Cote's Thursday NFL pick

JETS (1-0) at PATRIOTS (1-0) Line: NE by 12. Cote's pick: NE 27-13. TV: 8:25 p.m. Thursday, NFL Network. Miami's AFC East rivals both made like Houdini in Week 1, each ekeing out wins on last-second field goals. Vintage Tom Brady lifted the Pats past...

 

Southern Cal wins Tulsa women's tournament

TULSA, Okla. -- Southern California has won the Dale McNamara Fall Preview golf tournament at the Tulsa Country Club. The Trojans shot a three-day total of 848 to edge Oklahoma by four strokes. Oklahoma State was at 855 and the next three finishers...

 

Oxford retail bolsters city schools budget

OXFORD – Oxford’s schools continue to reap the benefits of the city’s retail growth, a fact reflected in the school district’s proposed $42.7 million budget for the 2014 fiscal year. The district expects to keep more than three months of operating...

 

Woman reports pistol stolen from her home

Calhoun County deputies today were investigating an alleged robbery in which a .380-caliber pistol was reported stolen from a Jacksonville home. According to Lt. Jon Garlick with the Sheriff’s Office, the victim told deputies that from Marsh to...

 

High school football gameday 09.12.13

Meck matchups No. 13 West Mecklenburg (3-0) at No. 4 Independence (3-0), Thurs, 7 West Meck is off to its best start since beginning the season 4-0 in 2004. This year, the Hawks are averaging 66 points per game, but the three teams they've beaten have...

 
ALDOT officials will open bids on Veterans Memorial Parkway project this month

ALDOT officials will open bids on Veterans Memorial Parkway project this month

slideshow Work on the last leg of Veterans Memorial Parkway will likely begin by year’s end. The Alabama Department of Transportation on Sept. 27 will open contractors’ bids on a project to grade and pave the remaining 3.7 miles of the road that will...

 

Stench from this NASCAR scandal will linger for weeks

NASCAR fans love a good conspiracy theory. All that time spent watching left turns leaves the mind plenty of room to speculate. What we have now, however, is more than a theory. It's a fact that we are dealing with the juiciest, ugliest NASCAR scandal...

 

U.S., Russia begin talks on how to seize Syria's chemical arsenal

WASHINGTON The United States and Russia on Wednesday began swapping ideas on how to contain and destroy Syria's chemical weapons in preparation for high-level talks slated to begin Thursday in Geneva, in the latest whirlwind of diplomacy to stave off...

 

Mediator joins labor talks at University of Detroit Mercy

Administrators and faculty union representatives from the University of Detroit Mercy will sit down Thursday with a mediator in hopes of hammering out a new labor contract. The two sides have been talking since November 2012 and remain apart on wages...

 
19-year-old accused of fatally shooting Michigan State Police trooper has been in trouble before

19-year-old accused of fatally shooting Michigan State Police trooper has been in trouble before

A 19-year-old man with a troubled history was charged today with murder in the death of a Michigan State Police trooper, but authorities say they still don't know what led to the shooting during what should have been a routine traffic stop in Mason...

 

Michigan House honors first responders who lost their lives on 9/11

The state House of Representatives observed 9-11 with a color guard, bagpipes and a recitation of the eight first responders who lost their lives, including Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield who was killed during a traffic stop Monday, in...

 
Lacy learning on job in Packers backfield

Lacy learning on job in Packers backfield

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Hold on to the ball. Chip the pass rusher on the inside shoulder. Track his offensive linemen's helmets to find the holes. So many tasks to pick up for the Packers' Eddie Lacy. It's on-the-job training for the rookie running back....

 

Sabres re-sign C Hodgson to multi-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed center Cody Hodgson to a multi-year contract a day before the team opens training camp. The Sabres announced the signing Wednesday after players reported for physicals. Hodgson was already in Buffalo...

 
Pryor ready to make first home start for Raiders

Pryor ready to make first home start for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Even as a backup, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor would write notes to wide receivers and leave them in their lockers after seeing something on video he thought might help. The former Ohio State standout studied the NFL's...

 
TE Jared Cook coming off huge debut for Rams

TE Jared Cook coming off huge debut for Rams

ST. LOUIS -- Jared Cook's decision to sign with the St. Louis Rams had a lot to do with the dynamic offensive plan they unveiled and reuniting with head coach Jeff Fisher. Coming off a huge debut, the big-body tight end with getaway skills said it was...

 

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