News archive from 21 August 2013

Fox News media chief Brian Lewis fired after internal investigation

Fox News Executive Vice President Brian Lewis, the communications chief and a top strategist for the cable channel, was terminated after an internal investigation raised questions about his conduct. "After an extensive internal investigation of...

 
Rivera: Panthers not sure when Stewart will return

Rivera: Panthers not sure when Stewart will return

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Jonathan Stewart will miss his third straight preseason game Thursday night at Baltimore and Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't ruling out the possibility of putting the running back on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. If...

 

Golf Tidbits: Thoughts from the Solheim Cup

The European Solheim Cup team enjoyed the greatest victory in event history at Colorado Golf Club. There is no other way to describe it. They put on a clinic in team golf and that led to a drubbing of a good American team. To the victors go the...

 

MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET)

FC Dallas (8-7-9) at Chivas USA (4-13-6), 10:30 p.m. FC Dallas will attempt to snap an 11-match winless streak on Wednesday when the club heads to the StubHub Center for a meeting with lowly Chivas USA. Dallas has not tasted victory in league play...

 

MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET)

Real Salt Lake (12-8-5) at Portland (9-3-11), 11 p.m. The Portland Timbers have the opportunity to go level with Real Salt Lake atop the Western Conference standings when the two sides meet at Jeld-Wen Field on Wednesday. Salt Lake enters the match in...

 
Vols continue seeking answers in passing game

Vols continue seeking answers in passing game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- With less than two weeks remaining until the season opener, the status of Tennessee's passing attack remains up in the air. Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he hasn't narrowed down the four-way quarterback competition. He also...

 

Giants place RHP Chad Gaudin on DL

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants have placed right-hander Chad Gaudin on the 15-day disabled list with carpal tunnel syndrome and designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment. San Francisco recalled lefty Mike Kickham and right-hander...

 

Twins' Mauer scratched from game due to dizziness

DETROIT -- Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has been scratched from the lineup against the Detroit Tigers. Mauer experienced dizziness Tuesday night in batting practice. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said earlier in the day that Mauer was...

 
Dodgers' Puig held out of starting lineup at Miami

Dodgers' Puig held out of starting lineup at Miami

MIAMI -- Yasiel Puig is out of the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting lineup against the Miami Marlins, and manager Don Mattingly says the one-day move was made because of the rookie's slump. Puig was late arriving at the ballpark for Monday's game, but...

 
Double coupons coming to an end at Meijer stores

Double coupons coming to an end at Meijer stores

Sunday will be a sad day for Meijer shoppers who are avid coupon users. The Grand Rapids-based chain will end the practice of doubling manufacturer coupons up to and including 50 cents at all Meijer stores chain-wide. Instead, the retailer said it...

 

Authors speak of Elmore Leonard's influence

“You'll hear a ton of praise for Dutch over the next few days. In this case, every word of it is ‘Justified.' He was the coolest guy in the room. Always.” — Harlan Coben, New York Times best-selling author of “Tell No One” and the Myron Bolitar...

 

Defensive tackle Randy Starks practices, ready for Tampa Bay

Defensive tackle Randy Starks (right leg), who has missed all three preseason games, practiced Tuesday and said he'd be ready to play Saturday against Tampa Bay. "Yeah, I'll be ready to go," he said. Right guard John Jerry (left knee), who...

 

Ohio fun park drops wedding event over gay protest

SANDSUSKY, Ohio -- An Ohio amusement park is canceling a wedding contest after a gay couple organized a protest against it. Cedar Point amusement park initially limited the contest to heterosexual couples because it said Ohio law doesn't allow gay...

 

Victims in Fresno's vehicle-train crash identified

FRESNO, Calif. -- The Fresno County coroner's office on Tuesday identified the four young people who died after their vehicle drove into the path of a freight train in Fresno. The victims were 19-year-old Michaela Smith of Sanger and 18-year-old...

 
Many Lake schoolchildren return to class without buses

Many Lake schoolchildren return to class without buses

CLERMONT - Dan Prince, 32, arrived at Clermont Elementary School dripping in sweat with his wife, Betty, and four kids already weary from their one-hour hike on the first day of classes. The family walked Monday nearly two miles along State Road 50...

 

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