News archive from 15 December 2013

Game thread: Hefty challenge for Detroit Red Wings tonight as Pittsburgh Penguins visit

It's been a long time since these two teams last met. The Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins gear up tonight in a rematch of the 2008 and 2009 Stanley Cup finals at Joe Louis Arena (7 p.m., FSD, NHLN). The Wings (15-9-9, 39 points) and Penguins...

 

Many promises, few jobs

When Rick Scott ran for governor in 2010, his promise to create 700,000 private sector jobs in seven years seemed too good to be true. Evidently, it was. Floridians desperate for employment gave him the benefit of the doubt and voted Mr. Scott into...

 
Pistons give back to area kids in need

Pistons give back to area kids in need

His shopping cart draped with University of Michigan socks and sweatshirts, Kevin Johnson knew his next target. “Do you know where the shampoo and soap and girlie stuff is? I need to get something for my mom,” the 16-year-old asked a passerby....

 

NHL Capsules

OTTAWA -- Anze Kopitar scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to their sixth straight victory, 5-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Jeff Carter, Dwight King and Jarret Stoll also scored to help the Kings improve to 22-7-4. Rookie Martin Jones...

 
 

Why did Jeffrey Williams die?

BOONE -- Open the door to Room 225 at the Best Western hotel. Jeannie Williams and her 11-year-old son, Jeffrey, are settling in after driving up from the family farm outside Rock Hill. It is a little before 10 on a rainy Friday evening in early June....

 

NCAA Division II Football Playoff Glance

Winston-Salem 27, Slippery Rock 20 West Chester 38, American International 7 Carson-Newman 37, Newberry 27 Grand Valley State 40, Saginaw Valley State 7 West Texas A&M 27, Indianapolis 14 North Alabama 30, Tuskegee 27 Minnesota-Duluth 55, Emporia...

 
 

Gosselin: In NFL draft, second is the money round

It’s Monte Kiffin’s job to come up with a short-term fix for the Cowboys. Kiffin is the defensive coordinator of the NFL’s worst defense. He has had five days to craft a plan to challenge the NFL’s fifth-best offense when the Green Bay Packers visit...

Dallas News, 19:08 in Sport
 
No. 22 UMass beats Northern Illinois 80-54

No. 22 UMass beats Northern Illinois 80-54

AMHERST, Mass. -- Northern Illinois coach Mark Montgomery liked the way his team hung in there against No. 22 Massachusetts on Saturday. The Huskies battled, but never really threatened in losing 80-54. "We just couldn't get over the hump,"...

 
Reynolds, Navy run to 34-7 win over Army

Reynolds, Navy run to 34-7 win over Army

PHILADELPHIA Keenan Reynolds ran through steady snow and swirling wind into the NCAA record book, helping Navy beat Army 34-7 on Saturday for its 12th consecutive victory in the series. Reynolds scored on touchdown runs of 47 yards, 11 yards and 1...

 

Gosselin: How wasted chances in NFL draft's second round are haunting Cowboys

It’s Monte Kiffin’s job to come up with a short-term fix for the Cowboys. Kiffin is the defensive coordinator of the NFL’s worst defense. He has had five days to craft a plan to challenge the NFL’s fifth-best offense when the Green Bay Packers visit...

Dallas News, 19:12 in Sport
 
QB Keenan Reynolds has record-breaking performance to lead Navy over Army, 34-7  

QB Keenan Reynolds has record-breaking performance to lead Navy over Army, 34-7  

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Keenan Reynolds ran through steady snow and swirling wind into the NCAA record book, helping Navy beat Army 34-7 on Saturday for its 12th consecutive victory in the series. Reynolds scored on touchdown runs of 47 yards, 11 yards...

Daily News, 19:12 in Sport
 

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