News archive from 16 February 2016

Neymar's assets frozen by Brazilian court

Neymar's assets frozen by Brazilian court

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian authorities have blocked assets of Barcelona star Neymar, including a yacht, a jet and several properties worth almost $50 million. A Sao Paulo federal court rejected an appeal from the Brazilian striker last week and...

Usa Today, 02:35 in Sport
 
Lake Okeechobee water to be sent to Everglades, a first in dry season

Lake Okeechobee water to be sent to Everglades, a first in dry season

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Florida is doing something many said couldn't be done: Releasing water from Lake Okeechobee to Everglades National Park to alleviate record flooding conditions during the dry season. The releases, allowed under emergency conditions,...

 
George W. Bush seeks to rescue brother Jeb in South Carolina primary

George W. Bush seeks to rescue brother Jeb in South Carolina primary

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina saved George W. Bush in 2000. Now the former president is looking to save his brother Jeb 16 years later. "There's no doubt in my mind Jeb Bush has the experience and the character to be a great...

 
Suddenbreakingnews uses late charge to win Southwest Stakes

Suddenbreakingnews uses late charge to win Southwest Stakes

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Suddenbreakingnews used a late outside charge to pull ahead and win the $500,000 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Monday. The win is the first in the Southwest for trainer Donnie Von Hemel and jockey Luis Quinonez, and it...

Usa Today, 20:10 in Sport
 

Louisville's Mahmoud out for final 6 games with ankle injury

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville says that 7-foot sophomore forward/center Anas Mahmoud will miss the remainder of this season with a sprained right ankle. The school said in a release that Mahmoud sustained the injury after stepping on another...

Usa Today, 20:27 in Sport
 

Nyquist improves to 6-0 with San Vicente victory

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Nyquist remained undefeated with a 1½-length victory in the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes on Monday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Nyquist ran seven furlongs in 1:20.71, the third-fastest time in the race's history,...

Usa Today, 20:27 in Sport
 
Kendrick Lamar wins four Grammys, including rap album

Kendrick Lamar wins four Grammys, including rap album

FullscreenAlabama Shakes members Zac Cockrell, left, Heath Fogg, Brittany Howard, and Steve Johnson accept the award for best rock song for ìDonít Wanna Fightî at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt...

 
Grammy performances: Who hit highs and lows?

Grammy performances: Who hit highs and lows?

The performances at this year’s Grammy Awards found stars once again joining ranks both to cross-promote and to nod to their predecessors, including a few we lost recently. USA TODAY sums up the results. FORCE OF NATURE Performer: Taylor Swift...

 
Need a confidence boost? Try our outrageous Kanye West quote generator

Need a confidence boost? Try our outrageous Kanye West quote generator

Need a boost of confidence? In the words of newlywed/rapper/Yeezus Kanye West, "Come on now! How could you be me and want to be someone else?" Before his 37th birthday on June 8, channel your inner Kanye and become your own biggest fan with...

 
Study: Millennials drink nearly half of all wine in the U.S.

Study: Millennials drink nearly half of all wine in the U.S.

The words "millennials" and "drinking" might bring to mind keg parties, craft brews or vodka. But don't forget the wine: Millennials drank 42 percent of all wine in the U.S. last year, more than any other generation. That's...

 
Leahy: GOP shouldn't leave open seat on Supreme Court

Leahy: GOP shouldn't leave open seat on Supreme Court

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Sen. Patrick Leahy had harsh words on Monday for Senate Republicans who want to leave an open seat on the Supreme Court until the next president is sworn in. “It would be totally irresponsible for us to wait that long,” said Leahy,...

 

Clemson QB Watson has O'Brien Trophy and unfinished business

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Deshaun Watson is on schedule to have his communications degree in hand by this time next year, after his junior season. The dual-threat Clemson quarterback also hopes to take care of some unfinished business by then and have...

Usa Today, 21:12 in Sport
 
Free your mind at the International UFO Congress

Free your mind at the International UFO Congress

PHOENIX -- The International UFO Congress is baaack! In Scottsdale for its 25th year, the five-day conference allows attendees to get their extraterrestrial fix through prominent speakers, films and other interactive displays. This year's event, Feb....

 
Grammy fans gripe about CBS streaming app

Grammy fans gripe about CBS streaming app

Twitter users Monday had a nominee for early Grammy non-winner: CBS All Access, the broadcast network's digital service. Moments after the live broadcast began, the only thing streaming for some All Access subscribers were tweets complaining they...

 
Antonio Sanchez's 'Birdman' Oscar snub turns to Grammy glory

Antonio Sanchez's 'Birdman' Oscar snub turns to Grammy glory

Antonio Sanchez's Birdman Oscar snub has bloomed into Grammy success. At last. The jazz drummer and composer for the 2014 Oscar-winning best film Birdman received an inglorious snub last year when his work was disqualified from Oscar music...

 
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