News archive from 19 September 2013, page 21

3rd-period power-play goal lifts Ducks 2-1

3rd-period power-play goal lifts Ducks 2-1

DENVER -- Hampus Lindholm had a power-play goal at 14:04 of the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in a preseason game Wednesday night. Devante Smith-Pelly added a power-play goal for Anaheim. The...

 

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2013. There are 103 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1982, the smiley emoticon was invented as Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman proposed punctuating...

 
Access Communications executive Michael Mitrow spent $1.2M on luxury 'expenses,' suit says

Access Communications executive Michael Mitrow spent $1.2M on luxury 'expenses,' suit says

A former CEO with expensive tastes was accused Friday of padding company expense reports with everything from a tropical vacation to iTunes downloads. A $2.5 million suit says millionaire marketing executive Michael Mitrow disguised a $6,000 Christmas...

Daily News, 00:22 in Crime
 
Obituary: Ken Norton / Onetime boxing champ broke Ali's jaw

Obituary: Ken Norton / Onetime boxing champ broke Ali's jaw

By Tim Dahlberg / Associated Press Ken Norton, a former heavyweight boxing champion who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him at Yankee Stadium in New York City, died Wednesday at a care facility in Las Vegas, his son said....

 

Driver's Seat: Nissan Pathfinder roomy but not very comfy

By Scott Sturgis 2013 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4x4: A mountain man moves to the 'burbs. Price: $37,945 as tested (just a few minor options and shipping up from $36,070; a base 2WD starts at $28,650). Conventional wisdom: Edmunds.com liked the "roomy...

 
China stealth fighter jet, J-20, based off downed U.S. F-117 Nighthawk technology: military official

China stealth fighter jet, J-20, based off downed U.S. F-117 Nighthawk technology: military official

The stealth fighter jet developed by China may have utilized technology from a downed United States plane, military officials in the Balkans claim. Parts of a F-117 Nighthawk were allegedly bought from farmers who recovered pieces of the wreckage,...

 

PSU shelves health screenings

By Bill Toland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Penn State University has spiked a controversial plan to charge employees $100 a month if they refused to submit to a battery of health care screenings. The "noncompliance" fee, set to go into effect...

 

Fired Penn State fencing coach gains support

By Mark Dent / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Ten members of Penn State's fencing team, drawn to the university from places as far as Brazil, France and Russia, spoke out Wednesday in support of the coach who largely convinced them to...

 

West Xtra: Hopewell struggles to regroup

When the all-time leading rusher in Pennsylvania high school football history -- Rushel Shell -- played his last high school game in 2011, many assumed that Hopewell would be in for a rebuilding season the following year. While Shell's absence...

 
Defenses vie for bragging rights as Miramar, St. Thomas Aquinas clash

Defenses vie for bragging rights as Miramar, St. Thomas Aquinas clash

Even though he's been asked by assistant coaches over the years to let them take a shot at running his defense on game days, Miramar coach Damon Cogdell hasn't given up the reigns. “I can't give it up,” said Cogdell, who also...

 
Boca Raton's Reed Alexander signing copies of his cookbook

Boca Raton's Reed Alexander signing copies of his cookbook

Not all child stars twerk; some do actual good for the masses. Reed Alexander — best known as iCarly villain Nevel — is a bonafide VIP, rubbing elbows with presidents past and present, all because he decided he needed health and...

 
Celebrity birthdays on Sept 19

Celebrity birthdays on Sept 19

Actress Rosemary Harris is 86. Actor Adam West is 85. Singer Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers is 73. Singer-songwriter Paul Williams is 73. Actor Jeremy Irons is 65. Actress-model Twiggy Lawson is 64. TV personality Joan Lunden is 63. Singer Rex...

 

Wife of bounty hunter 'Dog' denies harassing teen

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The wife of TV bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman has denied verbally harassing a 16-year-old girl at a Colorado lake. The Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1aMmklv ) attorney Gary Lozow entered a not guilty plea...

 
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun tops L.A. Dodgers CF Matt Kemp to win NL MVP 

Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun tops L.A. Dodgers CF Matt Kemp to win NL MVP 

Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun won the NL Most Valuable Player Award on Tuesday after helping lead the Brewers to their first division title in nearly 30 years. The left fielder received 20 of 32 first-place votes and 388 points in voting announced by the...

Daily News, 00:25 in Sport
 
South/East Xtra: Penn-Trafford presents challenge to McKeesport's 'revival' season

South/East Xtra: Penn-Trafford presents challenge to McKeesport's 'revival' season

By Drew Karpen / Tri-State Sports & News Service A familiar face will be controlling the McKeesport sideline in its Foothills Conference matchup at Penn-Trafford on Friday night in Harrison City. George Smith is in the first year of his second...

 

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