News archive from 21 March 2012

Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin: Aggies have been 'very well-reveived' by Southeastern recruits since SEC switch

Joining the SEC certainly won't make Kevin Sumlin's job at Texas A&M an easier on the field. The conference, which has produced the past six national champions, is notoriously physical and hard-nosed, making an eight-win season something of an...

Dallas News, 18:00 in Sport
 

Gosselin: Why A&M's Tannehill could go as high as No. 6 in first round of draft

Columnist Rick Gosselin joined The Ticket KTCK-AM 1310 on Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Who has blown you away (at the combine) so far? Rick Gosselin: (Texas A&M quarterback Ryan) Tannehill's probably going to be a top 10 pick. There are only...

Dallas News, 18:00 in Sport
 

A political tip sheet for the rest of us

A political tip sheet for the rest of us outside the Washington Beltway, for Tuesday, March 20, 2012: WHAT HAPPENED ILLINOIS: IT'S COMPLICATED. Illinois has a total of 69 GOP delegates but only 54 were at stake in Tuesday's primary. An additional 12...

 

Lions re-sign LB Tulloch

The Detroit Lions re-signed linebacker Stephen Tulloch to a reported five-year contract on Tuesday. The Detroit Free Press is reporting the signing and Tulloch tweeted: "I want to thank all of the Detroit Lion fans for sticking with me through...

 

Reports: HP to combine printer, PC divisions

NEW YORK (AP) — Hewlett-Packard is combining its printing and PC units to save money, according to published reports.The technology blog AllThingsD first reported the plan Tuesday citing anonymous sources.Hewlett-Packard Co. would not comment.The...

Chron, 18:11 in Business
 
Katy Perry perform’s Jay-Z and Kanye West’s ‘N----s in Paris’ in most bizarre cover of the year 

Katy Perry perform’s Jay-Z and Kanye West’s ‘N----s in Paris’ in most bizarre cover of the year 

Things definitely got "cray" during Katy Perry's rendition of Jay-Z and Kanye West's hit song "N----s in Paris." The pop star channeled her inner rap star at BBC's Radio 1 Live Lounge in London to cover the famous song from the...

 

Pope Benedict visit to Mexico brings ache for John Paul II

MEXICO CITY - The imminent visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Mexico is drawing little excitement, underscoring the stark differences between this pontiff and his predecessor, John Paul II, a figure beloved to Mexicans. Since the moment John Paul II...

 

Make risotto – just so you can make arancini

Italian cooks have been using leftover risotto to make risotto balls (arancini) for ages. But this tempting treat has just entered my culinary life, and I wonder where it has been for all these years! If you’ve ever enjoyed arancini, you know what I’m...

 
Richard Gere: ‘Pretty Woman’ was ‘silly romantic comedy’ that glorified greedy Wall Street traders

Richard Gere: ‘Pretty Woman’ was ‘silly romantic comedy’ that glorified greedy Wall Street traders

One percenter Richard Gere has something in common with Occupy Wall Street. The 62-year-old dismissed his hit film "Pretty Woman" as a "silly romantic comedy," saying the 1990 movie glorifies men on Wall Street, in an interview...

 

Roseville wife dies of heart attack after road-rage incident with husband

Roseville- A 55-year-old Roseville woman who died Monday after a road-rage confrontation with her husband suffered a fatal "cardiac event" before crashing into a telephone pole guy wire, according to Roseville Police.The Macomb County...

 
Elway: Tebow took news of Manning deal with class

Elway: Tebow took news of Manning deal with class

DENVER -- Broncos executive John Elway said Tim Tebow was disappointed but very positive when they talked about Denver's plans to sign Peyton Manning. Speaking Tuesday at a news conference to introduce the 11-time Pro Bowl selection as the newest...

 

NH legislator drops gun before safety meeting

CONCORD, N.H. - A New Hampshire state representative has dropped his gun on the floor of a state building while preparing to attend a hearing by a committee that deals with public safety. A fellow committee member says Northwood Republican Rep. Kyle...

 
Running down the NCAA's regionals

Running down the NCAA's regionals

Now it's time for the big dogs to take over the NCAA tournament. Fourteen of the 16 teams remaining in the bracket are from major conferences, leaving scrappy Ohio and Xavier as the only mid-majors with a shot at following up on what Butler and...

 

Officials break ground on Macomb County war memorial

Mount Clemens-A group working to build a memorial for Macomb County soldiers killed in action during the war on terrorism broke ground on the site of the monument Tuesday."We want to make sure they aren't forgotten," said Phil Randazzo, who...

 

SEC spring football preview: How Texas A&M stacks up in new league

ALABAMA (13-1) Returning starters: 6 offense, 4 defense, 3 special teams Spring practice started: March 9 A-Day: April 14 Pressing question: The defending national champions rode one of the best defenses of the past decade to the title in 2011, but...

Dallas News, 18:12 in Sport
 

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