News archive from 19 April 2015

Veterinarian under investigation for killing cat with arrow

BRENHAM, Texas - A picture allegedly posted on Facebook by a Brenham veterinarian has led to her termination and uproar online from animal lovers. "It's very disturbing," said Sheriff Jack Brandes with the Austin Co. Sheriff's Office....

 
Stephen Curry, Warriors hold off Anthony Davis, Pelicans in Game 1

Stephen Curry, Warriors hold off Anthony Davis, Pelicans in Game 1

OAKLAND (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday. Klay Thompson added 21 points, and Draymond...

Usa Today, 19:14 in Sport
 
Paul Pierce embraces villain role as Wizards steal Game 1

Paul Pierce embraces villain role as Wizards steal Game 1

TORONTO — Paul Pierce was public enemy No. 1 in his return to Air Canada Centre. With Toronto Raptors fans booing him relentlessly, Pierce scored 20 points on seven of 10 shots in a little more than 36 minutes, including four 3-pointers, to lead the...

Usa Today, 19:43 in Sport
 
Ohio State, home of college football's best team and QB competition

Ohio State, home of college football's best team and QB competition

COLUMBUS, Ohio — They weren't entirely sure what the halftime skills competition would entail. But Cardale Jones was sure he knew how it would go. "It doesn't matter what it is," he said. "I'm gonna kick their —" J.T. Barrett...

Usa Today, 19:53 in Sport
 
Service dog inspires woman to train pups for others

Service dog inspires woman to train pups for others

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Cathy Powell's service dog, Duffy, has changed her life. Now she's hoping to bring the same blessings to others as she trains eight puppies as future service dogs. "It's amazing what a service dog can do — just absolutely...

 
Family members' funeral 'pulls on your heartstrings'

Family members' funeral 'pulls on your heartstrings'

SALISBURY, Md. — Jaihaud White paused beside the hearse with a picture of his friend Zhi'Heem in the window, grinning out. He was sad. "I met him when we started going to school," Jaihaud said, choking back tears. "I knew Zhi'Heem and...

 
Playoff rivalry with Celtics still burns for LeBron James

Playoff rivalry with Celtics still burns for LeBron James

USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down what LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers must do to make a long postseason run. INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — This time, there's no Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett or Rajon Rondo, the antagonists who...

Usa Today, 21:10 in Sport
 
Rock Hall inducts 2015 class, led by Ringo

Rock Hall inducts 2015 class, led by Ringo

CLEVELAND — When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies return here every few years to their spiritual and literal home, music history often ignites. Such was the case Saturday night at the 30th annual gathering, which saw the inductions...

 
David Beckham totally embarrasses son Brooklyn on Instagram

David Beckham totally embarrasses son Brooklyn on Instagram

With just a subtle sigh and a classic look of disbelief, 16-year-old Brooklyn Beckham conveys the universal plight of teens globally: embarrassing parents. David Beckham decided to photobomb his son Brooklyn's video announcement of 1 million Instagram...

 
Watch: The first 'Batman v Superman' trailer

Watch: The first 'Batman v Superman' trailer

Nerds, it's been quite a week in the trailer department. First we got a much more extended peak at the new Star Wars movie, and now we've got our first official look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The trailer, which was meant to premiere in...

 

Dalton, Beckett lead Alaska contingent at Boston Marathon

Anna Dalton of Anchorage ran a personal-best 2 hours, 56 minutes, 31 seconds, at the Chicago Marathon last fall to finish 88th among more than 18,000 women’s finishers. She’s poised to go even faster Monday at the Boston Marathon. Dalton, 25, is among...

 
May Amy Demboski bedevil the left all the way to Anchorage mayor's office

May Amy Demboski bedevil the left all the way to Anchorage mayor's office

Reading through a recent ideological litmus test masquerading as an election Q&A piece grilling mayoral hopefuls Amy Demboski and Ethan Berkowitz, a favorite cartoon came to mind. Drawn by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Michel Ramirez, it depicts...

 
Rural Alaska can't wait long for state to address fiscal crisis

Rural Alaska can't wait long for state to address fiscal crisis

As legislators in Juneau and Alaskans statewide debate the state budget woes and how to turn things around, the impacts of those decisions may be most felt in some of the state’s smallest communities. In Cold Bay, for example, dwindling state funds...

 
Warriors are scared of Anthony Davis, and that's good

Warriors are scared of Anthony Davis, and that's good

OAKLAND – The Golden State Warriors are afraid of Anthony Davis. And that, make no mistake, is exactly how Steve Kerr likes it. Of all the things the Warriors coach learned from the great Gregg Popovich over the years, the concept of "appropriate...

Usa Today, 22:37 in Sport
 
Derrick Rose helps Bulls drop Bucks in playoff return

Derrick Rose helps Bulls drop Bucks in playoff return

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Rose...

Usa Today, 22:37 in Sport
 
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