News archive from 14 September 2015

Sneak peek: Chloë Moretz rides '5th Wave'

Sneak peek: Chloë Moretz rides '5th Wave'

Young girls usually have enough other stuff to worry about than undercover extraterrestrials trying to wipe out humanity. Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Cassie Sullivan, a 17-year-old high school kid who has to face a shattered world to find her lost...

 
Wolff: Ad blockers impair digital media

Wolff: Ad blockers impair digital media

Ad blocking, traversing through the denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance stages of Internet grief, has come. Software can strip out tiresome search, banner, pop-up and video ads — and, hence, the lion’s share of digital media revenue....

 
Even in victory, Jim McElwain irate about Gators' 'embarrassing' effort

Even in victory, Jim McElwain irate about Gators' 'embarrassing' effort

GAINESVILLE - The glow of victory, albeit a sloppy one by his Gators, did not calm a seething Jim McElwain. When he was not coaching his team, McElwain spent Saturday night's 31-24 close call against East Carolina berating officials for questionable...

 
Forward Progress: In Pac-12, Utah is a team no one wants to play

Forward Progress: In Pac-12, Utah is a team no one wants to play

SALT LAKE CITY — In an era of offensive revolution in college football, when the spread has gone from the fringes to wide acceptance, what was once commonplace has become untraditional. In the offense-first Pac-12 Conference, for example, No. 21...

Usa Today, 19:26 in Sport
 
Live updates: Orlando City leads Sporting Kansas City 1-0 early

Live updates: Orlando City leads Sporting Kansas City 1-0 early

Orlando City took an early 1-0 lead over Sporting Kansas City Sunday at the Citrus Bowl. Kickoff was at about 7:15 p.m. and the game is airing on Fox Sports 1. The Lions once again are playing with a depleted lineup. Kaká, Darwin Cerén and Corey Ashe...

 
Murschel: It's a safe bet college football gambling talk is here to stay

Murschel: It's a safe bet college football gambling talk is here to stay

Odds are you've noticed an increase in talk of point spreads and teams covering during the first few weeks of the college football season. Television networks like ESPN and Fox Sports have made it abundantly clear they've embraced featuring sports...

 
Live updates: Orlando City leads Sporting Kansas City 1-0 early

Live updates: Orlando City leads Sporting Kansas City 1-0 early

Orlando City took an early 1-0 lead over Sporting Kansas City Sunday at the Citrus Bowl. It was Winter's first MLS goal. Kickoff was at about 7:15 p.m. and the game is airing on Fox Sports 1. The Lions once again are playing with a depleted lineup....

 
Armour: James Jones goes from out of work to Packers savior

Armour: James Jones goes from out of work to Packers savior

CHICAGO — If the Green Bay Packers wind up winning the Super Bowl, Oakland and the New York Giants are going to owe some apologies to the rest of the NFL. James Jones, back on the Packers’ roster for all of a week after being cut by both the Raiders...

Usa Today, 19:38 in Sport
 

Gov. Scott, lawmakers clash over funneling tax dollars to businesses

TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott's mantra for years has been jobs, jobs, jobs. Now a key fund used to offer money to businesses that create jobs is dwindling, and he's clashing with his fellow Republican lawmakers, pushing for more money to support the...

 
Jenny Packham mixes the masculine with the feminine at New York Fashion Week

Jenny Packham mixes the masculine with the feminine at New York Fashion Week

When you mix the masculine with the feminine, each brings out the best in the other. That was the theme of Jenny Packham's Spring/Summer 2016 collection, shown Sunday evening at The Gallery at Skylight, Clarkson Square. Packham, a favorite of the...

 
Broncos top Ravens as questions surface for both offenses

Broncos top Ravens as questions surface for both offenses

DENVER – After the Denver Broncos' 19-13 defensive slugfest win against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, are we really supposed to believe these teams are supposed to be AFC contenders? Their defenses, maybe. But these offenses? Maybe Sunday was some...

Usa Today, 19:56 in Sport
 
Bernie Sanders' campaign rebuffs Howard Dean comparisons

Bernie Sanders' campaign rebuffs Howard Dean comparisons

Watching Sen. Bernie Sanders’ surging run for president triggered flashbacks for Kate O’Connor, senior adviser on former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean’s 2004 campaign. Eyebrow-raising crowds. Flummoxed media. A straight-talking politician who appeals to...

 
Johnny Manziel's turnovers ultimately foil the Browns again

Johnny Manziel's turnovers ultimately foil the Browns again

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was going to be the quarterback story of the day, even bigger than what was happening in Tampa, where rookies Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota were going toe to toe. Johnny Manziel was going to come off the bench for...

Usa Today, 20:07 in Sport
 
Bell: Draft perception aside, Marcus Mariota looks far more NFL-ready than Jameis Winston

Bell: Draft perception aside, Marcus Mariota looks far more NFL-ready than Jameis Winston

TAMPA — Sometimes, you just can’t take the draft hype at face value. Remember what conventional wisdom told us about Jameis Winston? He was proclaimed as the most “NFL-ready” quarterback in the pool, which by extension meant that he was a better...

Usa Today, 20:12 in Sport
 
UCF adapting to more changes, evaluating young quarterbacks

UCF adapting to more changes, evaluating young quarterbacks

STANFORD, Calif - Since January, the UCF football team has coped with a slew of changes: new assistant coaches and athletic administrators, a roster makeover and players position changes that continued past August. And with the introduction of two new...

 

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