News archive from 15 October 2012

October not the same without Yanks' missing man

October not the same without Yanks' missing man

NEW YORK -- A player stood at shortstop at Yankee Stadium, yet the shortstop was missing. For 16 years and 158 consecutive games, Derek Jeter had been in the New York Yankees' postseason lineup, the Lou Gehrig and Cal Ripken of October. But Jeter was...

 

Jacoby Jones' record-tying kick return lifts Ravens over Cowboys 31-29

BALTIMORE - The Dallas Cowboys dominated the statistics, held the ball twice as long as Baltimore and amassed more yards rushing against the Ravens than any team - ever. Baltimore won anyway, thanks to Jacoby Jones' lengthy run into the NFL record...

 
Cleveland Browns snap 11-game losing streak with 34-24 win over Cincinnati Bengals 

Cleveland Browns snap 11-game losing streak with 34-24 win over Cincinnati Bengals 

CLEVELAND — Rookie Brandon Weeden threw two touchdown passes and the Cleveland Browns snapped an 11-game losing streak that dated to last season, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 34-24 Sunday. Cleveland had not won since Nov. 20, matching a franchise...

Daily News, 17:02 in Sport
 

Cowboys run for 227 yards, most ever against Ravens, but still can't escape Baltimore with win

BALTIMORE — Jacoby Jones tied an NFL record with a 108-yard kickoff return, and the Baltimore Ravens held on to beat the Dallas Cowboys 31-29 Sunday for their 14th straight regular-season home win. Dallas ran for 227 yards, most ever against the...

Dallas News, 17:07 in Sport
 

Bhullar wins Venetian Macau Open

Gaganjeet Bhullar fired a 3-under 68 on Sunday to wrap up a wire-to-wire victory at the Venetian Macau Open. Bhullar, who captured the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship in September, carded a 16-under-par 268 to secure the impressive win -- his...

 
Detroit Lions 26, Philadelphia 23 (OT): Jason Hanson completes comeback victory

Detroit Lions 26, Philadelphia 23 (OT): Jason Hanson completes comeback victory

PHILADELPHIA – Take that, unnamed general manager – and everyone else who wrote the Lions off early. The Lions got two sacks from their under-siege defensive line on the first two plays of overtime and Jason Hanson made a 45-yard field goal as the...

 
Colombian peace talks to lack high-profile rebels

Colombian peace talks to lack high-profile rebels

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Absent from the peace talks opening in Norway this week between Colombia's main leftist rebel movement and the government will be the guerrilla heavyweights who presided a decade ago over the last attempt to end a conflict that has...

 
Colombian peace talks to lack high-profile rebels

Colombian peace talks to lack high-profile rebels

BOGOTA, Colombia Absent from the peace talks opening in Norway this week between Colombia's main leftist rebel movement and the government will be the guerrilla heavyweights who presided a decade ago over the last attempt to end a conflict that has...

 
Lions rally to beat Eagles 26-23 in OT

Lions rally to beat Eagles 26-23 in OT

PHILADELPHIA -- Jason Hanson kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and the Detroit Lions rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-23 on Sunday. Held in check most of the game, Matthew Stafford led Detroit to...

 

2 killed in Florida small plane crash

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Federal aviation officials are investigating a small plane crash in central Florida that killed two passengers. The ultralight plane crashed before noon Sunday at the Winter Haven Municipal Airport. Police say the pilot of the...

 
Jacoby Jones ties NFL record with 108-yard kickoff return, fuels Baltimore Ravens over Dallas Cowboys  

Jacoby Jones ties NFL record with 108-yard kickoff return, fuels Baltimore Ravens over Dallas Cowboys  

BALTIMORE — The Dallas Cowboys dominated the statistics, held the ball twice as long as Baltimore and amassed more yards rushing against the Ravens than any team — ever. Baltimore won anyway, thanks to Jacoby Jones’ lengthy run into the NFL record...

Daily News, 17:18 in Sport
 

Colts' luck runs out against rejuvenated Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) - There was no miracle comeback for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday as they were thrashed 35-9 by a New York Jets team that are showing flashes of their top form from seasons past. A week after drawing praise for...

 

Jason Hanson's fourth field goal is OT winner for Lions

It looked over.When the Eagles took a 23-13 lead on a 70-yard touchdown catch by Jeremy Maclin with 5:18 left, it looked like the Lions were headed to a 1-4 start. But they didn't want to go away, and instead rallied for a 26-23 win in overtime on the...

 
Arlen Specter praised as fighter, from a more moderate era

Arlen Specter praised as fighter, from a more moderate era

WASHINGTON - Political leaders paused Sunday to mourn the loss of Arlen Specter, the long-serving former Pennsylvania senator whose friends and foes across the political spectrum praised the passionate, if combative, lawmaker who crossed political...

 

Funk edges Waldorf, wins at Rock Barn

CONOVER, N.C. - Fred Funk made a two-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to edge Duffy Waldorf by one stroke for the Greater Hickory Classic title on Sunday. The 56-year-old Funk shot a 3-under 69 in the final round at Rock Barn Golf and Spa's Jones Course for...

 

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