News archive from 21 September 2013

Can No. 20 Baylor and ULM produce another wild matchup?

WACO, Texas — Baylor and Louisiana-Monroe both know how to get the ball up and down the field. They’ve done it in different ways. While 20th-ranked Baylor had a break after its first-team offense scored 14 touchdowns in less than 25 minutes combined...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Sport
 

Mich. Republicans meet before big election year

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he has done what he said he would do back when he was a gubernatorial candidate and he's "fired up" to continue being governor. He told Republicans on Friday that Michigan is...

 

Pot dispensary law: Lots of questions, few answers

SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon's new law approving marijuana dispensaries was deliberately written vaguely, with the idea that the nitty-gritty details would be hashed out later. That time has come, and a 13-person committee that includes police chiefs,...

 

Wright probable, Greene out for Titans

Wide receiver Kendall Wright is expected to play Sunday against the Chargers after suffering a concussion last week. Wright, who has nine catches for 65 yards and a touchdown in two games this season on a team-high 15 targets, is listed as probably...

 

Texans WR Johnson OK to play vs. Ravens

Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson is OK to play in Sunday's game against the Ravens after suffering a concussion, Johnson and coach Gary Kubiak said Friday. Kubiak said safety Ed Reed and left tackle Duane Brown would be game-time decisions....

 

Gronkowski still a question mark to return

Rob Gronkowski's season debut remains uncertain, with the New England Patriots listing the All-Pro tight end as questionable for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gronkowski, recovering from offseason surgeries to his back and forearm,...

 

Grand Rapids ArtPrize 2013: Map of 1,500 artists from Michigan and beyond

The 2013 ArtPrize showcases the work of more than 1500 artists from around Michigan, the Great Lakes and the world. Michigan is home to more than 1,000 of these artists. The first map view shows dots with the number of cities that are home to ArtPrize...

 
Nurse-Family Partnership Program helps first-time moms get through the rockiest stretches  

Nurse-Family Partnership Program helps first-time moms get through the rockiest stretches  

There may not be a roadmap for motherhood, but for a growing number of first-time Bronx moms, at least there’s someone around to help read the compass. The Nurse-Family Partnership Program gives first-time moms their own mentor, a nurse who visits...

 

Wright back in Mets' lineup

David Wright will be in the New York Mets' lineup for the first time in seven weeks after the team activated the All-Star third baseman from the 15-day disabled list on Friday. Wright, sidelined since Aug. 2 with a strained right hamstring, will bat...

 

Friday's Sports Transactions

NEW YORK YANKEES — Announced the retirement of LHP Andy Pettitte at the end of the season. QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released C Marc Mimeault and OF Dany Deschamps. NFL — Fined N.Y. Jets G Willie Colon $34,125 —...

 

Hyde wants to hit ground running on Saturday

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What's brewing with the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes ... BUCKEYES BUZZ: RB Jordan Hall is ninth in the nation in rushing at 134 yards per game and leads the Big Ten with seven TDs. Yet even he's excited about what might happen when...

 

MLS doles out fines from Toronto FC-Red Bulls game

NEW YORK -- Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio has been suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions in a game against the New York Red Bulls. The MLS disciplinary committee handed the punishment to Osorio on Friday for...

 

Osasuna beats Elche 2-1 in Spanish league

PAMPLONA, Spain -- Osasuna beat Elche 2-1 Friday for its first win of the Spanish league season, provisionally lifting the team out of last place. The much-needed victory for the Pamplona-based side came in the home debut of new coach Javi Gracia, who...

 

It's getting harder to pick an NFL upset these days

I flew back from Buffalo Monday morning, checked email and Twitter and spent almost three hours talking Carolina Panther fans off the ledge. To be honest, I talked only the fans I like off the ledge. The fans I don't like, I left the decision up to...

 

North Carolina, Duke are underdogs this week

North Carolina (1-1, 0-0 ACC) at Georgia Tech (2-0, 1-0) Kickoff: noon, Bobby Dodd Stadium TV/Radio: ESPN, WCHL-97.9, WTKK-106.1 PPG: North Carolina 25, Georgia Tech 54 Allowed: North Carolina 23.5, Georgia Tech 7 3 and out • Keep an eye on: Ga. Tech...

 

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