News archive from 12 October 2014

Bob McManaman's NFL Week 6 predictions

Bob McManaman's NFL Week 6 predictions

TV games Patriots (3-2) at Bills (3-2) Time/TV: 10 a.m./Ch. 10 Announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa. Key players/story lines: The Patriots have owned the Bills, beating them 20 of the past 21 meetings including five straight while...

AZCentral, 19:10 in Sport
 
Toy drive treasurer accused of embezzling funds

Toy drive treasurer accused of embezzling funds

DALLAS — A man who served as treasurer for a charity toy drive in Texas has been charged with embezzling more than $71,000. Police in Mesquite arrested Todd Lynn McEvoy on Friday on a charge of second-degree felony theft. In July, Board members of the...

 
Arizona high school football rewind: Brophy moves on up

Arizona high school football rewind: Brophy moves on up

Spotlight game Phoenix Brophy Prep continued its climb back up the rankings with a 31-28 victory over defending Division I champion Phoenix Mountain Pointe, as Streator Bates broke the tie with a 47-yard field goal with 54 seconds left, and Isaiah...

AZCentral, 19:20 in Sport
 

Carlton: What Oklahoma's victory over Texas means for both teams

Neither an impressive milestone nor a wretched first half could convince Bob Stoops to consider anything besides the current season. So after No. 11 Oklahoma survived a 31-26 win over Texas and made Stoops the first Sooner coach with 10 wins in the...

Dallas News, 19:24 in Sport
 

UNC, haunted by mistakes again, suffers 50-43 loss at Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. North Carolina played one of its most inspired games of the season on Saturday but still made the kind of mistakes, the kind of errors, that have defined the Tar Heels to this point. This time the result felt closer than other defeats...

 

Boston College hands NC State 11th straight ACC loss, 30-14

RALEIGH N.C. State played better than it did in last week's blowout loss at Clemson but still not good enough to pick up second-year coach Dave Doeren's first ACC win. Boston College's Tyler Murphy won a unique reunion of Florida transfer quarterbacks...

 

When Police Encounter Florida State Players, Football Clouds Justice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The 911 call could not have sounded more urgent: A man was beating a woman holding a baby outside their apartment as she tried to leave. “You just need to get someone out here right away because it is really bad,”...

 
Boivin: Aaron Gordon turning heads in NBA preseason

Boivin: Aaron Gordon turning heads in NBA preseason

My Sunday best … The NBA preseason is loaded with interesting story lines. One of the more intriguing is in Orlando, where Aaron Gordon is just six months removed from the college game. Early play by the former Arizona standout, who is barely 19,...

AZCentral, 19:58 in Sport
 
Wizards' Bradley Beal to miss 6-8 weeks with fractured wrist

Wizards' Bradley Beal to miss 6-8 weeks with fractured wrist

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal is expected to miss at least 6-8 weeks with a fractured left wrist, a person familiar with the injury told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly...

Usa Today, 20:18 in Sport
 

NASCAR legend Rex White: Hall of Fame selection changed my life

CONCORD Rex White didn't expect his life to change very much after he was named to the 2015 induction class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. But White quickly discovered that wasn't going to be the case. “Everything's changed –...

 
Protests peaceful as questions about deaths loom

Protests peaceful as questions about deaths loom

Thousands marched in the Justice for All: National March and Rally in downtown St. Louis on Saturday. The peaceful protest ended with a spokesman for the family of Mike Brown stressing that future protests also be peaceful. ST. LOUIS, Mo.--Crowds grew...

 
New multistate lottery set to launch this month

New multistate lottery set to launch this month

New Yorkers have the New York Lottery. North Dakotans have Hot Lotto. Floridians have Florida Lotto. Starting Oct. 19, residents of those states — as well as those in Kentucky, Maine, Texas, 16 other states and the District of Columbia — will share...

 
Headless Horseman celebration faces scrutiny

Headless Horseman celebration faces scrutiny

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Ghouls, skeletons, witches and vampires have long figured at celebrations on Halloween. But this year a familiar and beloved fright figure — the Headless Horseman — is under new scrutiny because of sensitivities over terrorist...

 
As Mexico cracks down, drug money comes to US

As Mexico cracks down, drug money comes to US

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — For a company that booked $12 million in annual sales importing snacks like chile- and lime-flavored chips from Mexico, Baja Distributors Inc.'s offices were oddly quiet. There were no signs outside. Its small warehouse was...

 
With experience lacking, Arizona Cardinals turn focus to execution

With experience lacking, Arizona Cardinals turn focus to execution

The Cardinals didn't enter the season planning to start a youth movement in the sixth week of the season. They would prefer there not even be a youth moment Sunday when they play Washington at University of Phoenix Stadium. But injuries could force...

AZCentral, 20:31 in Sport
 

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