News archive from 14 October 2012

Saturday's College Football

EAST Albany (NY) 36, St. Francis (Pa.) 13 Bryant 38, Robert Morris 35 Butler 17, Marist 14 CCSU 38, Duquesne 31 Colgate 51, Holy Cross 35 Cornell 41, Monmouth (NJ) 38 Georgia St. 41, Rhode Island 7 Kent St. 31, Army 17 Lafayette 20, Yale 10 Lehigh 17,...


NHL, union might resume negotiations on Tuesday

Labor negotiations between the NHL and the locked-out players' association may resume Tuesday after a four-day break. The location and the agenda have yet to be determined. The sides held two days of talks this week in New York without discussion of...

Live updates: No. 12 FSU seeks bounce back against Boston College

Live updates: No. 12 FSU seeks bounce back against Boston College

TALLAHASSEE -- It is safe to say, the Florida State Seminoles are perturbed. They're mad. They're angry. Seven days after suffering their first loss of the season and watching their national championship practically fade completely away, those are the...

Live: Alabama 7, Missouri 0

Live: Alabama 7, Missouri 0

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A brush with Chinese calligraphy greats

As a young boy in Taiwan, Jerry Yang was forced to study calligraphy - writing Chinese characters with a brush. The practice is thought to mold character as well as to reflect it, but Yang found it a tedious chore. In 1998, when he was turning 30 and...


Brian Billick: I would take Ravens QB Joe Flacco over Tony Romo

Former Ravens head coach Brian Billick spoke with KESN-FM's "Galloway and Company" about the upcoming game between the Cowboys and Raves. He touched on a number of topics, including the Cowboys' running game, and why he'd take Joe Flacco...

Dallas News, 17:08 in Sport

After tough end to season, future Hall of Famer Jim Thome ponders his future

NEW YORK -- During the Orioles' postseason run, manager Buck Showalter often said that 42-year-old future Hall-of-Famer Jim Thomewas walking around the clubhouse with the exuberance of a kid playing his first day of Little League.The Orioles acquired...


Befitting honor of a lifetime for Olczyk

Standing in the doorway leading to the rink where it all began, the memories came flooding back to Eddie Olczyk. The 46-year-old former NHL player and coach and the current TV analyst for the Blackhawks and NBC was again just Eddie from Niles, 6 years...


Seahawks tight end Zach Miller back to being a receiving threat

RENTON, Wash. - Zach Miller is getting re-adjusted to what it's like to be an eligible pass catcher again after a year spent being a de facto offensive lineman. The former Pro Bowler had his least productive receiving year of his career after joining...


BC transfer Montel Harris leads Temple to 17-14 OT win over UConn

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Brandon McManus kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime and Temple, which trailed for over 59 minutes Saturday, came from behind to beat Connecticut 17-14. Boston College transfer Montel Harris ran 30 times for 142 yards and a...

While Romney debates, his donors meet for their final retreat

While Romney debates, his donors meet for their final retreat

While all eyes will be on the second presidential debate in Long Island next week, Mitt Romney will have one very important group cheering him on from Manhattan: his top donors, many of whom have been with him since his 2008 race and will gather for...

Yankees opt for Hiroki Kuroda on short rest to take the ball for Game 2 of the ALCS Sunday vs. Detroit Tigers

Yankees opt for Hiroki Kuroda on short rest to take the ball for Game 2 of the ALCS Sunday vs. Detroit Tigers

There's a first time for everything, especially in October. Hiroki Kuroda has never pitched on three days' rest in his career, but the veteran righty has been tabbed by Joe Girardi to do so Sunday in Game 2 of the ALCS against the Tigers. Girardi also...

Daily News, 17:21 in Sport
Rodriguez back in Yanks' lineup, dropped to 6th

Rodriguez back in Yanks' lineup, dropped to 6th

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez has returned to the Yankees' starting lineup for their AL championship series opener against Detroit on Saturday night but has been dropped to sixth in the batting order. According to STATS LLC, the 37-year-old third baseman...


MacDonald quickly adapts to new home

Sherjill MacDonald started late with the Fire and he's still catching up with fitness. Yet, he also is an increasingly potent threat as MLS' postseason nears. The 27-year-old Dutch striker scored two late goals and displayed adept ballhandling...


ISU sees missed opportunity in loss

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State's 27-21 loss to Kansas State looks like a strong effort against the nation's sixth-ranked team, at least to some. To the Cyclones, it looks like a missed opportunity for a second straight upset. A key turnover and some poorly...


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