News archive from 15 September 2012

Column: Much ado in NFL and England on handshakes

This weekend, the two kinds of football played on opposite shores of the Atlantic for once have a shared fascination - handshakes. Which is stunning, really, because how hard can this be? Extend hand, clasp opponent's hand, squeeze gently, let go....

 
Olsen twins' Elizabeth & James to launch signature scent 

Olsen twins' Elizabeth & James to launch signature scent 

New York fashion powerhouse The Row may have gotten all the attention with its Spring 2013 collection at New York fashion week, but Elizabeth & James -- the newest edition to the Olsen twins' empire is about to steal the show by taking the perfume...

 
Women who read nutrition labels are slimmer -- nearly nine pounds lighter than those who don't, pere study

Women who read nutrition labels are slimmer -- nearly nine pounds lighter than those who don't, pere study

A new study announced on Thursday finds that women who read labels on food packaging are nearly nine pounds lighter than those who don't. Scientists from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain and other international institutions found...

 

The Fantasy Fool: Week 2 Starters & Benchwarmers

By Ladd Biro Wondering whether or not to start Tom Brady and Julio Jones, or to bench Brandon Weeden and Greg Little? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice. If you???re looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read...

 

Staying put: Shane Doan signs four-year deal with Phoenix Coyotes

The lure of security, a lucrative contract and a bonafide chance at a Stanley Cup was available to Coyotes captain Shane Doan. But instead of pursuing those options as one of the more-coveted unrestricted free agents in the NHL, Doan cemented his...

AZCentral, 17:06 in Sport
 
Lions' Jim Schwartz downplays Jed York's comments at 49ers rally

Lions' Jim Schwartz downplays Jed York's comments at 49ers rally

San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York had some fun with The Handshake at a mid-week pep rally to promote Sunday's Lions-49ers/Jim Schwartz-Jim Harbaugh showdown. "Just because we had a big win last week doesn't guarantee anything next week,"...

 
Detroit Mercy basketball to take on Syracuse, Temple in Gotham Classic

Detroit Mercy basketball to take on Syracuse, Temple in Gotham Classic

Detroit Mercy will join Syracuse, Temple, Canisius and Alcorn State in the inaugural Gotham Classic college basketball event this season. All five teams will play each other. Here is the schedule: Dec. 15: Canisius at Syracuse Dec. 17: Alcorn State at...

 

The DNC's record-breaking digital footprint: a look back

CHARLOTTE, N.C. The tweets, posts and calls kept flying around Charlotte at a seemingly breakneck pace during the Democratic National Convention. In fact, when President Barack Obama gave his acceptance speech at the DNC in Time Warner Cable Arena...

 
Secrets of the value menu

Secrets of the value menu

That cheeseburger on the value menu may end up costing more than you think. Whether it's the “Dollar Menu” at McDonald's or the “Why Pay More” menu at Taco Bell, fast-food chains often spotlight their...

 

Companies' sights on aging consumers

Easier-to-chew foods, brighter lights in stores and bigger, clearer fonts on packaging: Those are a few of the changes marketers discussed at a conference Friday about how to sell to aging consumers. The retail innovation conference at Wake Forest's...

 
Key questions, answers about the Prophet Muhammad

Key questions, answers about the Prophet Muhammad

An overview about the Prophet Muhammad and why he matters so much to Muslims around the world: Who is the Prophet Muhammad? Muslims believe that God revealed the Quran to Muhammad starting in the early 6th century through the Angel Gabriel. Muhammad...

 

ABI Arrests Moulton police officer on torture, abuse of child charge

MOULTON - The Alabama Bureau of Investigation Thursday arrested Moulton Police Officer Mitchell Breland, 27, on two counts of torture and willfull abuse of a child under the age of 18. Breland was arrested at approximately 10:30 a.m. at the Lawrence...

 
Key questions, answers about the Prophet Muhammad

Key questions, answers about the Prophet Muhammad

An overview about the Prophet Muhammad and why he matters so much to Muslims around the world: Who is the Prophet Muhammad? Muslims believe that God revealed the Quran to Muhammad starting in the early 6th century through the Angel Gabriel. Muhammad...

 
Text: Obama's remarks on the return to the U.S. of the bodies of the diplomats killed in the Libya

Text: Obama's remarks on the return to the U.S. of the bodies of the diplomats killed in the Libya

Below are President Obama's remarks, as released by the White House, at Andrews Air Force Base on Sept. 14, 2012 as the bodies of four Americans killed during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, return to the U.S.: THE PRESIDENT:...

 

White House warns of 'deeply destructive' budget cuts

WASHINGTON --Budget cuts set to hit federal agencies next year would be "deeply destructive to national security, domestic investments, and core government functions," the Obamaadministration said in a report released Friday outlining the...

 

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