News archive from 16 September 2012

Superbug kills 7th person at Md. NIH hospital

BETHESDA, Md. -- A deadly germ untreatable by most antibiotics has killed a seventh person at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Maryland. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/OPQOYb) reported the death Friday. NIH officials told the...

 

Quarterbacks for Bills and Chiefs are under the microscope

The 2005 NFL Draft will be forever defined by two quarterbacks: Alex Smith, taken first overall by San Francisco, and Aaron Rodgers, selected 24th by Green Bay. Rodgers led the Packers to a Super Bowl title in 2010 and was the league's MVP in 2011,...

 

Saturday's College Football

EAST Brown 24, Holy Cross 21 Colgate 35, Sacred Heart 14 Columbia 10, Marist 9 Fordham 34, Cornell 27 Harvard 28, San Diego 13 Lehigh 17, Princeton 14 Maine 51, Bryant 7 Monmouth (NJ) 38, Wagner 17 N. Illinois 41, Army 40 New Hampshire 43, CCSU 10...

 
Missed chances cost KU in 20-6 loss to No. 16 TCU

Missed chances cost KU in 20-6 loss to No. 16 TCU

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas had plenty of chances to make a statement against a high-profile team. The defense did its part to keep things close, something that rarely happened a year ago, but a crippling lack of offensive production allowed No. 16 TCU...

 

Whispers: Carpenter could give Cardinals big lift

Chris Carpenter could return to the Cardinals rotation this week, which would be a huge emotional lift. He historically has been one of the biggest difference-makers of his era. … Jason Hammel's knee injury is a major concern for the Orioles. He had...

 

Penn State leads Navy, 20-0, at the half

By Mark Dent / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette This was a new look for the Nittany Lions, in multiple ways, starting with the score. For the first time all season, Penn State is playing at a high level, leading Navy 20-0 at the half. The opening 30 minutes...

 

Johnson likes chances to reclaim Cup

Las Vegas oddsmakers cast Jimmie Johnson as favorite to win NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup. The veteran driver appreciates the endorsement - he's 9-5 to win - but admits that oddsmaking is an utter mystery. "I still don't know what it...

 
Belle Isle Aquarium, shuttered for 7 years, reopens to public

Belle Isle Aquarium, shuttered for 7 years, reopens to public

Thousands of people braved long lines on Saturday to celebrate the official reopening of Detroit's Belle Isle Aquarium, which was shuttered for seven years because budget cuts. Families and friends wandered the green-tiled building, looking at...

 
Live: Alabama at Arkansas

Live: Alabama at Arkansas

Follow us on Twitter @MGMSportsBrandon Allen starts the game at QB for the Razorbacks

 

Faulkner 52, Bluefield 10: Eagles soar in second half

BLUEFIELD, VA. - Faulkner survived a sluggish start before exploding past Bluefield in the second half en route to a 52-10 victory in its first Mid-South Conference West Division battle of the season.The Eagles (2-1, 1-0 MSC West) trailed 10-3 midway...

 

McCutchen helps Pirates snap seven-game skid

CHICAGO -- Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off a late rally to snap a seven-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Wandy Rodriguez (11-13) held Chicago to three runs -...

 
Game thread: Sanchez, Tigers shutting out Indians, 2-0

Game thread: Sanchez, Tigers shutting out Indians, 2-0

Check out our Twitter feed, follow along and comment as the Tigers take on the Indians in Cleveland (4 p.m., Fox). Anibal Sanchez gets the start against the Indians, and Quintin Berry is back in the lineup, starting in left field. • BOX SCORE The...

 
No. 12 Ohio State avoids upset to Cal; No. 13 Virginia Tech falls

No. 12 Ohio State avoids upset to Cal; No. 13 Virginia Tech falls

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It's been 40 years since California and Ohio State met on a field. They had enough excitement in one game to make up for that long wait. Braxton Miller lofted a 72-yard touchdown pass to an all-alone Devin Smith with 3:26 left and...

 

Steve Martin reflects on 'The Television Stuff'

Steve Martin, the man in the white suit, has led many lives and worn many hats - some of them actual hats - in his travels through the culture as actor, musician, composer, novelist, memoirist, humorist, playwright, screenwriter, comedy writer, art...

 
Game thread: Sanchez, Tigers shutting out Indians, 2-0

Game thread: Sanchez, Tigers shutting out Indians, 2-0

Check out our Twitter feed, follow along and comment as the Tigers take on the Indians in Cleveland (4 p.m., Fox). Anibal Sanchez gets the start against the Indians, and Quintin Berry is back in the lineup, starting in left field. • BOX SCORE The...

 

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