News archive from 23 September 2012

Gosselin: Cowboys continue to think they're the best team in the NFL after a win

SportsDay columnist Rick Gosselin spoke with Chip Brown about the Cowboys during a recent radio interview, here are some of the highlights:   On what happened last week against the Seahawks At this point it's the same old Cowboys. This is what we've...

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 

Three Bears to watch vs. Rams

Too hot: Tim Jennings Tim Jennings has come a long way since his benching in the 15th game a year ago and now is one of the top playmakers on defense. He has always been a dependable player against the run, a rugged tackler for his 5-foot-8, 185-pound...

 

Tribune writers pick 'em: Bears vs. Rams

Brad Biggs (2-0) Bears 27, Rams 13: The Bears typically bounce back from poor performances under Lovie Smith, but a blowout would be easier to select if running back Matt Forte, the catalyst of the offense, were healthy. Could have to grind this out....

 
4-mile hopscotch course through downtown Detroit aims for world record, good times

4-mile hopscotch course through downtown Detroit aims for world record, good times

David Brennan wasn't planning to get playful Saturday morning, but then something on the sidewalk in Detroit caught his eye. “This is the longest freaking hopscotch I've ever seen,” the 51-year-old said. So he started hopping. “Oh, that's so cute....

 

Former Dolphins coach Sparano focused on Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - To Tony Sparano, Sunday's game at Miami is merely a business trip. Never mind that the Dolphins basically gave Sparano the business last December, firing him as head coach when Miami was 4-9. Sparano, now the Jets' offensive...

 
Game thread: Young HR puts Tigers up, 6-0

Game thread: Young HR puts Tigers up, 6-0

Follow the game, our Twitter feed and comment as the Tigers host the Twins (Fox). Doug Fister is starting for Detroit. Here is the Tigers' lineup against Samuel Deduno (6-4, 3.84): Jackson CF Berry LF Cabrera 3B Fielder 1B Young DH Dirks RF Peralta...

 

Romney looks to next week's bus trip to re-spark campaign

WASHINGTON The presidential campaign hits the road this week, with the stakes particularly high for Mitt Romney as he strives to firm up his image before debates take over the following week. His gaffes and stiffness have become familiar topics for...

 

Four downs: Cutler needs to handle adversity

1. Jay Cutler went from saying bumping left tackle J'Marcus Webb was "probably a mistake" on his radio show to acknowledging criticism from his own locker room and responding, "I just have to make sure that my guys I play with on a...

 

Ohio State holds on for 29-15 win

A 21-point second quarter kept Ohio State undefeated as the Buckeyes downed Alabama-Birmingham 29-15 in a surprisingly tense battle. The Blazers took an early lead by returning a blocked punt 20 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter, but the...

 

It might take an injury to budge NFL on refs

NFL replacement officials are making a lot of mistakes in games, have you heard? Of course you have. Because the NFL blew the handling of this labor fight, and suddenly officiating - which should be an afterthought - has been nudged to center stage....

 

Walden return lifts Jacksonville past Dayton 21-17

DAYTON, Ohio -- Colby Walden returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown with 1:23 remaining to lift Jacksonville past Dayton 21-17 Saturday in the Pioneer Football League opener for both teams. The Flyers (1-3) had taken the lead just 16 seconds...

 

Steve Busby: I think it's fair to question Rangers' Josh Hamilton for missing games

Texas Rangers play-by-play voice Steve Busby spoke with "Galloway and Company" on KESN-FM about the team, and touched on a number of topics. Here are some of the highlights.   On if it's OK to question Josh Hamilton for missing games I think...

Dallas News, 17:11 in Sport
 

Penn State leads Temple, 14-3, at the half

By Mark Dent / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The last two years Temple has played the role of pest to Penn State, but the Nittany Lions appear ready to blow this game open in the second half, leading 14-3 in a game that they should...

 

Health care law helps Connecticut seniors save $58M

Federal officials say the health care law championed by President Barack Obama and scorned by Republicans has helped Connecticut seniors save nearly $58 million on prescription drugs this year. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services says the...

 
Mikel Leshoure needs to get the Lions running

Mikel Leshoure needs to get the Lions running

Allen Park -- Jahvid Best threw on a T-shirt, sidestepped the pack of reporters headed his way and, flashing a see-you-later grin, he quickly exited the Lions locker room. Pursuit was pointless. He was going the distance.If only he could do that on...

 

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