News archive from 20 August 2013

Philadelphia Flyers seek Guinness record for fans watching paint dry

The Philadelphia Flyers invited fans to help them set a Guinness record on Monday for the most people watching paint dry at one time. As one might guess, fans weren't beating down the doors to the Wells Fargo Center. And, interesting to note: There is...

 

Once-despised Egyptian military finds favor after short-lived democracy

CAIRO Soha Sayed was once an iconic face in a nation weary of an Egyptian government dominated by the military. Her husband, an accidental revolutionary, was fatally shot during the country's 2011 uprising that pressed for democracy. Widowed, she...

 

NASCAR Camping World Truck Miles Led Leaders

1. Ty Dillon, 370.88 2. Kyle Busch, 345.50 3. Jeb Burton, 239.50 4. Darrell Wallace Jr., 234.88 5. Kyle Larson, 212.50 6. James Buescher, 144.13 7. Miguel Paludo, 105.00 8. Ryan Blaney, 93.50 9. Brendan Gaughan, 88.50 10. Johnny Sauter, 68.94 11. Todd...

 

NASCAR Camping World Truck Points Leaders

1. Matt Crafton, 464. 2. Jeb Burton, 413. 3. James Buescher, 412. 4. Ty Dillon, 402. 5. Miguel Paludo, 391. 6. Brendan Gaughan, 390. 7. Timothy Peters, 382. 8. Ryan Blaney, 379. 9. Darrell Wallace Jr., 370. 10. Johnny Sauter, 369. 11. Joey Coulter,...

 

Gosselin: Stadium deal will only further entrench Jerry Jones in ownership of Cowboys

Columnist Rick Gosselin held a chat on Monday here are some highlights. Jerry Jones has made numerous statements that Dallas defensive personnel are well-suited to adapting to the 4-3. Does that not indicate then that he was poorly drafting for the...

Dallas News, 19:05 in Sport
 

No. 11 Florida State WR Greene injuries finger

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State wide receiver Rashad Greene is day-to-day after injuring his finger during practice. Greene walked off the practice field Monday along with a trainer, and coach Jimbo Fisher says the junior is day-to-day. Greene led...

 

Gosselin: Erik Bedard would be quality addition for the Rangers

Columnist Rick Gosselin held a chat on Monday here are some highlights. Do you see the Rangers going for Bedard? Or will they do a Triple A call up and bullpen type of approach to the 5th starter position for the stretch run? I think the Rangers would...

Dallas News, 19:05 in Sport
 
Back in brace, Brady's knee is OK after sprain

Back in brace, Brady's knee is OK after sprain

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady says he was scared for a while after hurting his knee in practice. But the New England Patriots quarterback found out soon after he was knocked down last Wednesday that he wasn't hurt seriously. Brady spoke publicly for...

 

Alleged South Miami killer shot wife 6 to 8 times, document says

South Miami's Derek Medina admitted to detectives that he shot his wife “six to eight times” and indeed was the one who posted a confession and a photo of her dead body on Facebook, according to newly released police search...

 

NM man is facing charges in police dog stabbing

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- A Las Cruces man is accused of stabbing a police dog. Police say 23-year-old Alan A. Golden is facing one count of injury to a police dog. They say the charge is a fourth-degree felony. Police say the 6-year-old canine was stabbed...

 

As Obama debates Egypt, U.S. allies pick sides

WASHINGTON -- Key U.S. allies are picking clear sides in the bloody showdown between the Egyptian military and its opponents, creating a challenge to the Obama administration's efforts to remain neutral in Egypt's worsening crisis. So far, the...

 

NRC confers with Duke Energy on Robinson plant

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it is meeting with Duke Energy about the company's apparent failure to perform adequate preventive maintenance at the Robinson nuclear power plant in South Carolina. Monday's meeting...

 

Calif. mail voters would learn if ballot counted

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A bill headed to the governor's desk will allow voters to find out if their mail-in ballots are actually counted. SB589 by Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill of San Mateo would require county officials to establish a system...

 

Farm Y’all salute to farming, farmers this Saturday

CULLMAN - The upcoming Trigreen Farm Y'All Festival promises to be one of the season's most interesting, enjoyable and educational events of the year. A combined effort of the Alabama Cooperative System, the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce, the Farm...

 

Gosselin: After three preseason games, my fear for the Cowboys this season is ...

Columnist Rick Gosselin held a chat on Monday here are some highlights. How much are the Cowboys holding back on offense so far? Is there reason to hope that the running game is better than it's looked? Every team holds back in August. The offenses...

Dallas News, 19:09 in Sport
 

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