News archive from 14 January 2013

S.R. 429 extension in Apopka eases commutes, worries some neighbors

S.R. 429 extension in Apopka eases commutes, worries some neighbors

As Central Florida's newest stretch of expressway nears its opening day, David and Kathy Stankiewicz are wary of what thousands of commuters northwest of Orlando have eagerly awaited. Starting Saturday, a four-mile extension of State Road 429 will...

 

NFL playoffs: Falcons reach NFC title game on late field goal

Falcons 30, Seahawks 28 ATLANTA — Matt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounced back after blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, defeating Russell Wilson and the gutty Seattle Seahawks, 30-28, in...

 

No. 2 Michigan's furious rally falls short vs. Ohio State

Columbus, Ohio - It wasn't the start that Michigan was looking for - nor the finish.The Wolverines were the last remaining undefeated team in Division I and had a chance to move into the No. 1 spot after top-ranked Duke lost on Saturday. But U-M fell...

 
Biracial women pushed to undergo genetic screeening: Cobble Hill hospital focuses on mixed race 

Biracial women pushed to undergo genetic screeening: Cobble Hill hospital focuses on mixed race 

Doctors are pushing biracial Brooklyn women to undergo genetic counseling to learn if their racial mix makes them more prone to disease. As interracial families have beome more common, Dr. Millicent Comrie, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at...

 

No. 11 UNC women rout Georgia Tech 79-58

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Megan Buckland scored 19 points, leading five players in double figures as No. 11 North Carolina rolled over Georgia Tech 79-58 Sunday for its 10th straight win. The Tar Heels (17-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 22...

 
Bryant's late FG lifts Falcons over Seattle 30-28

Bryant's late FG lifts Falcons over Seattle 30-28

ATLANTA Matt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounced back after blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, defeating Russell Wilson and the gutty Seattle Seahawks 30-28 in an NFC divisional playoff...

 

Report: Turner and Pagano to join Cleveland

Former San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner is expected to be named the offensive coordinator while John Pagano is being courted for defensive coordinator duties for the Cleveland Browns. The Cleveland Plains Dealer is reporting that Turner, who...

 

'Kaepernicking' is all the craze after 49ers win

Move over, Tim Tebow. Kaepernicking is all the craze now. In the wake of San Francisco's 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers in Saturday night's NFC divisional playoff, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's touchdown celebration of flexing his...

 
Sofia Vergara spills on wardrobe malfunctions: 'Modern Family' star admits she ‘can never really control’ red carpet fashion flubs  

Sofia Vergara spills on wardrobe malfunctions: 'Modern Family' star admits she ‘can never really control’...

Sofia Vergara isn’t sweating the possibility of another epic wardrobe fail on the red carpet. After the “Modern Family” actress suffered a revealing fashion flub at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, she says there’s no way to avoid the embarrassment of...

 
Silicon Valley legend John McAfee calls Oregon home after run from Belizean authorities

Silicon Valley legend John McAfee calls Oregon home after run from Belizean authorities

Software guru John McAfee may have stopped running from the law, but he’s still a ramblin’ man. After the bizarre turn of events that led the eccentric ex-pat American to flee his Belize compound, cross into Guatemala illegally and then seek refuge in...

 

2013 Disney Marathon top finishers

Men Top 10 overall 1. Adriano Bastos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2:21:16; 2. Fredison Costa, Piedade, Brazil, 2:21:32; 3. Matt Hensley, Port St. Lucie, 2:24:58; 4. Ronnie Holassie, Miramar, 2:25:26; 5. Brian Johnson, Mount Pleasant, S.C., 2:36:50; 6. Mike...

 

No more unbeatens as Michigan falls

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Deshaun Thomas scored 20 points as 15th-ranked Ohio State knocked off the nation's last remaining unbeaten with a 56-53 triumph over the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines on Sunday at Value City Arena. Although they allowed the Wolverines to...

 

Guess who crashed the Pippens' party?

Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen were overshadowed Tuesday at their own party by another celebrity, but the NBA Hall of Famer and his wife shouldn't feel too bad. The star who stole the spotlight at the Chicago Bulls Charities and Bright Pink benefit...

 
Charlotte riders on board for 'No Pants' prank

Charlotte riders on board for 'No Pants' prank

The 12th annual "No Pants Subway Ride" was Sunday - and some no-pants participants joined the fun on Charlotte's Lynx. What started as a simple prank in New York City some 12 years ago when seven guys rode the subway sans trousers, has grown...

 
4 gadgets that defined Las Vegas electronics show

4 gadgets that defined Las Vegas electronics show

LAS VEGAS — The world's largest gadget show wrapped up on Friday, and the organizers said it was the biggest ever, beating last year's record in terms of the floor space companies purchased to display their wares. What was it that drew more than...

 

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