News archive from 17 August 2011, page 5

ASU football: What it takes to play each position

ASU football players explain what it takes to play their positions What's it take to play Pac-12 football? The Sun Devils explain Loading list... Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic What's it take? The Sun Devils explain What's it take to play...

AZCentral, 17:47 in Sport
 

Trucks return to action at Michigan

Just 23 points separate first-place Austin Dillon from fourth-place Timothy Peters. Johnny Sauter originally held the lead following his fourth-place run at Pocono earlier this month, but Sauter was docked six points after his No.13 Chevrolet failed...

 

Major League Soccer amends Designated Player rule

Major League Soccer announced an amendment to the Designated Player rule on Tuesday that would encourage teams to sign younger international stars. The rule will allow clubs to sign young, foreign talent as Designated Players at a smaller budget...

 

Arsenal beats Udinese in Champions League playoff

LONDON -- Arsenal held on to beat Udinese 1-0 Tuesday on Theo Walcott's early goal in the Champions League playoff round. Walcott scored four minutes into the first-leg game. Arsenal then had to withstand intense pressure from the Italian visitors....

 

Real Salt Lake signs defender/midfielder Wagner

Real Salt Lake signed defender/midfielder Blake Wagner on Tuesday. Wagner, 23, is currently in his fifth season in Major League Soccer, spending four seasons with FC Dallas from 2006-2009 and the first half of the current MLS campaign with Vancouver...

 

Olympian Carl Lewis not certified as NJ candidate

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey's top elections official won't certify nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis as a candidate for state Senate. Republican Secretary of State Kim Guadagno (GWAH'-dah-noh) says the Democratic former track star doesn't...

 

Urlacher upbeat about Bears' rapid turnover

BOURBONNAIS -- There are a lot of new faces hanging around the Chicago Bears training camp this season, so many that Brian Urlacher can’t keep track. "This is the most turnover I’ve seen from one season to the next,’’ the veteran linebacker said....

 

Minn. boy makes $50K hockey shot, but will it pay?

FARIBAULT, Minn. -- An 11-year-old Minnesota boy has made an astounding hockey shot - sending a puck into a tiny hole 89 feet away. The shot at a charity game should be worth $50,000, but there's one problem: Nate Smith was standing in for his...

 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue gets a new chief

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has a new chief. On Tuesday, interim fire chief Karls Paul-Noel retired, effective immediately, saying he planned to “move on to another chapter of my life.” The same day, William...

 

Argentina: DNA links suspect to tourist slayings

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A court spokesman in Argentina says investigators have DNA and ballistics evidence that implicates some of the eight suspects under arrest in last month's slayings of two French tourists. Spokesman Marcelo Baez says DNA from...

 

Atlanta signs TE Kelly

The Atlanta Falcons signed veteran tight end Reggie Kelly on Tuesday. Originally a second-round pick of the Falcons in 1999 Kelly spent his first four seasons with the Falcons prior to moving to Cincinnati, where he has spent the past seven seasons....

 

Argentina: DNA links suspect to tourist slayings

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A court spokesman in Argentina says investigators have DNA and ballistics evidence that implicates some of the eight suspects under arrest in last month's slayings of two French tourists. Spokesman Marcelo Baez says DNA from...

 

With season opener on horizon, OSU's Fickell mulling his starting options at running back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Terrelle Pryor's replacement as the starting quarterback at Ohio State is the No. 1 question of fall camp. But a close second? How about this: Who will he hand the ball to?

 

Gadhafi's troops use hospital as base, doctors say

ZAWIYA, Libya - The day Libyan rebels advanced into the strategic city of Zawiya, Moammar Gadhafi's forces clamped down on the local hospital. They forced doctors to perform hours of consecutive surgeries, put snipers on the roof and an anti-aircraft...

Chron, 17:51 in World News
 

Report forecasts rate increases in apartment sector

Miami-Dade County's apartment sector is expected to see vacancies decline and rental rates increase throughout the rest of the year, according to a report released Tuesday by real estate firm Marcus & Millichap. The report predicted that vacancy...

 

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