News archive from 22 September 2015

Tony Romo doesn't need surgery, expected to miss about eight weeks

Tony Romo doesn't need surgery, expected to miss about eight weeks

Tony Romo tweeted Monday that he won't need surgery on his broken collarbone. But the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is still expected to miss about eight weeks while the injury heals, according to multiple media reports. Romo suffered a fractured left...

 
No man's land: Amnesia stole his identity for 11 years

No man's land: Amnesia stole his identity for 11 years

The man who can't remember his past came to Orlando in search of a future. For more than a decade, he called himself "Benjaman Kyle," because he didn't know his real name. "It was like I was a ghost," he said Monday. "Legally...

 
Does Andrew Luck have enough weapons to test Jets' secondary?

Does Andrew Luck have enough weapons to test Jets' secondary?

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts try to bounce back from a resounding Week 1 loss in Buffalo when they face the New York Jets on Monday Night Football. The question is: Does Andrew Luck have enough weapons to be effective against Jets secondary...

Usa Today, 20:01 in Sport
 
FSU defensive end Lorenzo Featherston expected back this week

FSU defensive end Lorenzo Featherston expected back this week

FSU will get a big boost this week if defensive end Lorenzo Featherston returns from a knee injury, as expected. FSU has featured an improved pass rush from 2014 season, and Featherston's athleticism and length on the edge should add another dimension...

 
UCF president has big decisions to make about George O'Leary, Brent Key

UCF president has big decisions to make about George O'Leary, Brent Key

First of all, let's stop with the angry, vitriolic "George O'Leary needs to be fired immediately!" diatribes. This is not going to happen, nor should it. O'Leary has literally and figuratively built UCF's football program from the ground up...

 
Ahmed Mohamed, handcuffed for making clock, is VIP at Google Science Fair

Ahmed Mohamed, handcuffed for making clock, is VIP at Google Science Fair

SAN FRANCISCO — Young scientists showed off projects that are finalists in the Google science fair on Monday. But the teen who captured the most attention of all never even entered the competition. Google's surprise guest was Ahmed Mohamed, the...

 
Murdered heiress, missing millions an enduring Indiana mystery

Murdered heiress, missing millions an enduring Indiana mystery

INDIANAPOLIS -- Nearly 40 years have passed since millionaire recluse Marjorie Jackson was murdered during a robbery of her home in the 6400 block of Spring Mill Road. After all that time, questions still linger about the fate of some of the $3...

 
Ask the Captain: What exactly is turbulence?

Ask the Captain: What exactly is turbulence?

Question: What exactly is turbulence? If you could somehow be magically suspended in the air outside the plane when it hits turbulence, what would you feel? — Submitted by reader Pat Preisinger, Bellingham, Wash. Answer: Turbulence is a change in the...

Usa Today, 20:13 in Travel
 
Sunrise murder suspect accused of disemboweling girlfriend | (Warning: Graphic content)

Sunrise murder suspect accused of disemboweling girlfriend | (Warning: Graphic content)

In a tequila-fueled rage, a Sunrise man is accused of killing and disemboweling his girlfriend because she uttered her ex-husband's name twice during sex. Sunrise police found Lopez crying for help next to Nemeth's naked body on the floor of the...

 
VW unveils new Passat amid crisis

VW unveils new Passat amid crisis

Volkswagen gave a New York debut Monday to the new Passat midsize sedan at the worst possible time. VW was stuck having to put on a happy face at a time in which it faces a crisis: the disclosure that it cheated on emissions testing for 482,000...

 
Unbeaten UAA up one spot to No. 11 in D-II volleyball rankings

Unbeaten UAA up one spot to No. 11 in D-II volleyball rankings

The UAA volleyball team, which has matched a school record for the best start to a season with 10 straight victories, on Monday moved up one spot in the national poll to again reach the highest ranking in program history. The Seawolves are ranked No....

 

Alaska mixed doubles team headed to tennis nationals

The 40 and over team from Alaska, the Ice Smashers, went undefeated in four matches in Yakima, Washington, over the weekend to win the U.S. Tennis Association's Pacific Northwest Sectionals and qualify for the national tournament. The Ice Smashers...

 

Moore wins season's final orienteering race

Ian Moore covered the longest, most difficult course Sunday to win the Klutina Drive Orienteering meet, the last one of the season. Moore covered a 6.2-kilometer, 14-control course in 55 minutes, 15 seconds, to top Cory smith by six minutes. Ellyn...

 
Will Pope Francis sway the Iowa caucuses?

Will Pope Francis sway the Iowa caucuses?

DES MOINES — When he converted to Catholicism in 2008, Micheal Davenport went “whole hog,” adopting a conservative political ideology predominantly ruled by his and the church’s anti-abortion viewpoint. Abortion fueled his political thinking until a...

 

Alaska fall fishing is Nirvana for anglers

The silvers were so fresh and bright on that autumn evening that I almost missed seeing them. Their scales reflected the sunlight and made the fish appear translucent, almost invisible. Only their darker, distinctively squared tails against the sandy...

 

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