News archive from 20 October 2015

Should Eagles weigh QB switch if Sam Bradford struggles?

Should Eagles weigh QB switch if Sam Bradford struggles?

Sam Bradford is still looking for his signature game with the Philadelphia Eagles. Bradford has struggled to find consistency over the course of a full game in his first year under Chip Kelly. But Monday could afford him that opportunity, as he faces...

Usa Today, 19:10 in Sport
 
Gritto, Salisbury Zoo's male Andean bear, dies

Gritto, Salisbury Zoo's male Andean bear, dies

SALISBURY, Md. -- Gritto, the Salisbury Zoo’s 24-year-old male Andean bear, has died following several days of illness, zoo officials announced Monday. Late on Oct. 12, Gritto suddenly exhibited stroke-like symptoms. On Oct. 13, following initial...

 
Amazon, New York Times face off on Medium over article

Amazon, New York Times face off on Medium over article

Amazon and TheNew York Times are facing off online over a now two-month-old, highly negative article about the allegedly grueling workplace culture at the Seattle online retailer. The original article by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld was published...

 
Tigers' Daniel Norris reveals he has thyroid cancer

Tigers' Daniel Norris reveals he has thyroid cancer

Daniel Norris will be put to the test. His opponent: thyroid cancer. The Detroit Tigers’ young left-handed pitcher announced in an Instagram post this afternoon that he was diagnosed with the disease earlier in the season while playing with the...

Usa Today, 19:31 in Sport
 
Oprah just bought into Weight Watchers. But does it work?

Oprah just bought into Weight Watchers. But does it work?

USA TODAY's Shannon Rae Green and Nathan Bomey talk about Oprah Winfrey's purchase of 10% of Weight Watchers. Oprah Winfrey – who has always been open about her struggles with weight – clearly believes in Weight Watchers. She just bought 10% of the...

 
United Airlines names general counsel acting CEO

United Airlines names general counsel acting CEO

DALLAS — United Airlines has named an acting CEO after its current chief executive suffered a heart attack about a month into the job. The company said late Monday that general counsel Brett J. Hart will take over for Oscar Munoz, who went on medical...

 
Heisman Survey: Leonard Fournette in command; Trevone Boykin second

Heisman Survey: Leonard Fournette in command; Trevone Boykin second

The Heisman Trophy depicts a football player running with the ball and stiff-arming an apparent tackler. For almost all this century, however, the statue should have shown a player passing the ball. Since 2000, the Heisman has been won 13 times by...

Usa Today, 20:18 in Sport
 
In Cassadaga, dead men (and women) tell tales

In Cassadaga, dead men (and women) tell tales

CASSADAGA, Fla. -- People visit this town to communicate with the dead. The residents of Cassadaga are Spiritualists who believe that life continues after physical death, and that mediums can be used to communicate with those who have passed on to the...

 
'Jem' receives a social-media makeover

'Jem' receives a social-media makeover

Director Jon M. Chu and his cast discuss adapting the 1980s cartoon to modern day with the film 'Jem and the Holograms.' Jon M. Chu’s oldest memories of Jem and the Holograms are the cartoon’s catchy 1980s songs and neon-colored hair. His sisters...

 
Attorney: Tesla guards roughed up Reno journalist

Attorney: Tesla guards roughed up Reno journalist

RENO — Tesla security guards violently confronted two Reno Gazette-Journal journalists who were taking photographs from a hilltop overlooking Tesla’s battery gigafactory site in Storey County during an incident earlier this month that resulted in the...

 
Oil collapse puts squeeze on some US college budgets

Oil collapse puts squeeze on some US college budgets

AUSTIN, Texas -- It's easy to see what oil money means to the University of Texas. Tuition hasn't budged in three years because of gushing wells in the Permian Basin. More than a few buildings, including the football team headquarters, are named after...

 

Alaska Gov. Walker lays out special session agenda in letter to lawmakers

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Monday sent a letter to lawmakers laying out his agenda for the upcoming special legislative session on the natural gas pipeline project from the North Slope. The project is currently being pursued by the state along with...

 

With final election results in, a shakeup in Mat-Su Borough

PALMER -- Nearly two weeks after local polls closed, a tally of outstanding ballots shows that assemblyman and Willow dog musher Vern Halter has defeated incumbent Larry DeVilbiss to become the next mayor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Meanwhile,...

 
Cubs face must-win game in NLCS: 'There’s no panic'

Cubs face must-win game in NLCS: 'There’s no panic'

CHICAGO — You can tell the Chicago Cubs are feeling the pressure of this postseason when pitcher Trevor Cahill is throwing a football to his teammates running patterns in the Wrigley Field outfield. They looked completely stressed out in their Monday...

Usa Today, 21:45 in Sport
 
'Star Wars' tickets are already on sale — if you can get them

'Star Wars' tickets are already on sale — if you can get them

The Force may be awakening, but movie ticket websites are crashing. Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn't in theaters until the evening of Dec. 17, but fans quickly nabbed seats for the first shows, which went on sale just before 8 p.m. ET Monday. They...

 
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