News archive from 15 November 2013

Sherrington: Jimmy Johnson might be in Ring of Honor someday, but not until ...

Columnist Kevin Sherrington answered questions in a chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. Question: Why hasn't Jimmy Johnson been considered to be in the Ring of Honor? Or for that matter, the HOF? Taking a team from 1-15 to back-to-back...

Dallas News, 19:02 in Sport
 
A frequent Obamacare critic, Rep. Ellmers says GOP has its own plan

A frequent Obamacare critic, Rep. Ellmers says GOP has its own plan

WASHINGTON -- The troubled start of the Affordable Care Act is giving Republican critics in Congress a new game plan. Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., says it's no longer all about votes to repeal, but about taking advantage of the current turmoil to...

 
Hundreds of kids rescued in child porn investigation: Canadian authorities 

Hundreds of kids rescued in child porn investigation: Canadian authorities 

A sweeping child pornography investigation has led to the rescue of 386 children around the world and the arrest of 341 people, Canadian police said Thursday. Toronto police describe the Project Spade operation as one of the largest child porn busts...

 
NFL to give out 'Warm Welcome' kits to Super Bowl XLVIII attendees at MetLife Stadium

NFL to give out 'Warm Welcome' kits to Super Bowl XLVIII attendees at MetLife Stadium

The NFL has some party favors planned for fans attending Super Bowl XLVIII who might need a little assistance keeping warm. The league always places a cushion on each Super Bowl seat with a couple of keepsake souvenirs in a pocket. The items in the...

Daily News, 19:08 in Sport
 

Golf Capsules

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Henrik Stenson strengthened his chances of winning the European money title, shooting a 4-under 68 on Thursday that left the Swede two shots behind leader Alejandro Canizares of Spain after first round of the...

 

Thursday's Sports Transactions

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with INF Adam Rosales on a one-year contract. Signed LHP Aaron Poreda and OF Brad Snyder to minor league contracts. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Requested release waivers on 3B Mauro Gomez. NORMAL...

 

ETSU to relaunch program against Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- East Tennessee State will relaunch its football program with a 2015 matchup against Kennesaw State in that school's inaugural game. The two schools made a joint announcement Thursday and revealed plans to face off Sept. 3, 2015....

 
Dogs show some bite on defense, now comes Auburn

Dogs show some bite on defense, now comes Auburn

ATHENS, Ga. -- The Georgia Bulldogs' defense is finally showing some bite. Then again, that might say more about the quality of the opposition the past two weeks. The 25th-ranked Bulldogs (6-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) will get a much better...

 

DC female high school football coach resigns

WASHINGTON -- The Washington, D.C., female high school football coach whose hiring was celebrated with much fanfare has resigned after four seasons. Natalie Randolph told The Washington Post on Thursday that she wants to spend more time with her...

 

Seahawks WR Harvin full participant in practice

RENTON, Wash. -- Percy Harvin's debut for the Seattle Seahawks is closer to becoming a reality. Harvin was a full participant in practice for the first time this season Thursday. Harvin had been limited Wednesday and was not listed on any previous...

 
Prosecutors seek $4.5 million in restitution from Kilpatrick

Prosecutors seek $4.5 million in restitution from Kilpatrick

The federal government wants former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to forfeit $4.5 million for all the lucrative contracts he steered to longtime contractor friend Bobby Ferguson. It's a conservative forfeiture amount, the government argued in court...

 

Michigan House approves bills to fight blight

LANSING - Michigan is closer to enacting laws designed to crack down on the owners of blighted properties. Bipartisan legislation approved by the House Thursday would subject property owners to potential jail time if they don't pay blight-related...

 

Man faces death penalty for triple murder

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A South Florida man faces a possible death sentence after being convicted of killing his estranged wife and her two friends. A Palm Beach County jury found Bruce Strachan guilty Thursday of first-degree murder. The Palm Beach...

 

Group challenges plan to burn coal underground

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A state review panel opened a hearing Thursday on an environmental group's challenge of an application from an Australian company that wants to turn coal into gas at an underground site in northeastern Wyoming. The Wyoming...

 

CA campaign to put million electric cars on road

LOS ANGELES -- Electric cars may be good for air quality but they're still a costly novelty. Now a coalition of community and environmental groups wants the vehicles to go mainstream. The coalition — which calls itself "Charge Ahead...

 

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