News archive from 22 August 2011

Ravens sign offensive linemen Murphy and LeVoir, cut Madison and Calloway

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - The Baltimore Ravens say they have signed former Tennessee Titans offensive lineman Jason Murphy and former New England Patriots tackle Mark LeVoir. The moves were announced Sunday, one day after Murphy, a Baltimore native who...

 

WR Brown making most of opportunities in second year with Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The horn echoed off the hillsides of Pittsburgh's South Side from the fields of the Steelers' facility, signifying the end of a 2

 

Kyle Busch passes Jimmie Johnson, takes MIS race

Brooklyn, Mich. - Kyle Busch passed Jimmie Johnson with 13 laps remaining and went on to win the Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. Busch had to hold off Johnson on a final re-start with two laps remaining....

 

South Dakota schools cut costs with 4-day week

IRENE, S.D.-When the nearly 300 students of the Irene-Wakonda School District returned to school this week, they found a lot of old friends, teachers and familiar routines awaiting them. But one thing was missing: Friday classes. This district in the...

 
Bitter over a ‘destroyed’ life

Bitter over a ‘destroyed’ life

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Is it ever okay to make a real scene at a social gathering? The kind that may be talked about for generations to come? I have a major family gathering soon that I can only get out of by hurting...

 
A Conservative Beachhead in the Sunshine

A Conservative Beachhead in the Sunshine

PALM BEACH, Fla. - The mid-’90s were rough on Democrats, especially here in this beachhead of fabulously wealthy political donors. Their money wasn’t enough to keep the Democratic Party in control of Congress. The famous Kennedy estate on North Ocean...

 

Rivera says Newton will start again for Panthers

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says Cam Newton will start again at quarterback in Thursday's preseason game at Cincinnati. The decision to go with Newton for the second straight game doesn't mean he will be the Week 1 starter in the regular...

 
WR Brown looking to deliver for Steelers

WR Brown looking to deliver for Steelers

PITTSBURGH -- The horn echoed off the hillsides of Pittsburgh's South Side from the fields of the Steelers' facility, signifying the end of a 2 1/2-hour practice. More than 30 minutes later Sunday, wide receiver Antonio Brown finally emerged in the...

 

Newton gets nod at QB for Panthers over Clausen

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton will start Carolina's preseason game Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Sunday that Newton will play the first three quarters against the Bengals, but that doesn't mean the rookie...

 
What makes Indiana football special?

What makes Indiana football special?

A Bloomington native, Ben Chappell earned 2010 team MVP honors at Indiana, where he closed out his career as the school's career leader in completion percentage (61.1), completions (651) and 300-yard passing games (nine). He signed as a free agent...

 

3-time Derby-winning jockey Borel arrested in Indiana for DWI

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel is due in court Monday after being arrested for drunken driving in Evansville. The 44-year-old Louisville, Ky., resident was released on $100 bond Sunday morning from the...

 

Tim Hudson, Atlanta Braves blank Arizona Diamondbacks

ATLANTA (AP) - Two rookies came through in key situations to help Atlanta's Tim Hudson beat Arizona's Josh Collmenter. Backed by a key defensive play by first baseman Freddie Freeman and two ninth-inning strikeouts by closer Craig Kimbrel with a...

AZCentral, 17:29 in Sport
 
Wilson brings intensity to Indiana

Wilson brings intensity to Indiana

Kevin Wilson rolled into Bloomington with all the subtlety of a sonic boom. "When he first got here, we had a hard time getting used to him," said Indiana's Damarlo Belcher , who led the Big Ten last season with 78 receptions. "He's...

 

Rangers humbled by White Sox, 10-0, lose stranglehold on AL West

CHICAGO (AP) Gavin Floyd pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Brent Lillibridge and Alex Rios hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox romped past the Texas Rangers 10-0 Sunday. Chicago took two of three from the AL-West leading Rangers...

Dallas News, 17:41 in Sport
 

Lions' Jahvid Best suffered concussion; RB sits out practice

Allen Park - Lions running back Jahvid Best missed practice Sunday after suffering a concussion during the first series of Friday's preseason game in Cleveland. Best caught a swing pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford on the first play of the game...

 

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