News archive from 23 September 2015

Reports: Cowboys trade for Matt Cassel with Tony Romo out

Reports: Cowboys trade for Matt Cassel with Tony Romo out

The Dallas Cowboys went out to get the quarterback help they needed, even if only for depth. The Cowboys acquired Matt Cassel from the Buffalo Bills in a trade Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Brandon Weeden took over for Tony Romo when the...

Usa Today, 19:15 in Sport
 
ABC's 'Muppets' takes an inside look at Kermit & Co.

ABC's 'Muppets' takes an inside look at Kermit & Co.

BURBANK, Calif. – It's not easy putting on a network talk show, especially if you're green. Kermit the Frog tries as executive producer of Up Late with Miss Piggy, the show-within-a-show on ABC's The Muppets (Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET/PT). But complicating...

 
Kermit, Miss Piggy create a scene on 'The Muppets' set

Kermit, Miss Piggy create a scene on 'The Muppets' set

BURBANK, Calif. – Visiting the set of The Muppets (ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET/PT) makes you feel like a kid again. In the larger sense, it's the youthful memory of Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the rest of Jim Henson's menagerie of animal, human and...

 
6 things to know before flying your drone

6 things to know before flying your drone

Nashville entrepreneur Robert Hartline captured the July 4, 2014 Nashville fireworks show from the air using a camera attached to a drone as part of a promotion for a new venture. NASHVILLE — Flying drones into fireworks shows? Someone did it here...

 
Orange County school board discusses high school start times

Orange County school board discusses high school start times

Pushing back high school start times might relieve tired teenagers, but it could be costly because of transportation issues, Orange County Public Schools board members heard during a work session Tuesday night. The board didn't take any action, but...

 
Cyerbsecurity, human rights top Obama-Xi visit

Cyerbsecurity, human rights top Obama-Xi visit

Cybersecurity, human rights, military policy, and economic cooperation are among the agenda items when President Obama meets with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week, administration officials said Tuesday. As Xi began his U.S. trip with a...

 
1-ton cheddar block becomes world-record cheeseburger

1-ton cheddar block becomes world-record cheeseburger

FREEDOM, Wis. — A renowned Fox Valley cheese carver recently completed the biggest masterpiece of his storied career. In fact, the cheddar sculpture of a cheeseburger created by Troy Landwehr last week was the biggest the world has ever seen....

 
Pressure grows over drugmaker that raised price of infection-fighting drug

Pressure grows over drugmaker that raised price of infection-fighting drug

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a longtime pharmaceutical industry critic, is calling for a congressional inquiry into why a small drug company sharply raised the price of a drug that treats life-threatening infections. The Illinois Democrat called the move...

 
Orlando City regains depth at crucial time

Orlando City regains depth at crucial time

A few weeks ago, Orlando City coach Adrian Heath had almost no options off the bench if he wanted to inject life into a game. "I hadn't even realized all three had been involved in the goal until after the game and somebody mentioned it,"...

 

Sick and dying golf courses worry Orange County leaders

Central Florida's golf courses, like Tiger Woods, are in the rough these days. District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson, who represents an area of east Orange County where Meadow Woods Golf Course closed in 2007 and Eastwood Golf Club is struggling,...

 

Brian Schmitz: Unprecedented pressure facing Magic

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to another year of Magic basketball, where everyone is feeling under siege - coaches, players and front-office execs. Maybe even the ball boys. And that's good. A little angst won't hurt anyone and this season will...

 
Game on: Tim Hudson, Barry Zito to face off Saturday

Game on: Tim Hudson, Barry Zito to face off Saturday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It will be Tim Hudson vs. Barry Zito on Saturday, just as much of the baseball-crazed Bay Area begged for in what could be the last hurrah for the two former Athletics pitchers. A's manager Bob Melvin told Zito on Tuesday that...

Usa Today, 20:25 in Sport
 
Elderly man punched at Costco over Nutella dispute

Elderly man punched at Costco over Nutella dispute

Nutella will make some people do crazy things. A 78-year old man was hospitalized Sunday after a 24-year-old man reportedly punched him in the face over a Nutella sample dispute at a Costco in Burbank, Calif. Derrick Gharabighi, scheduled to be...

 
FSU fan funding plane to fly banner asking Miami not to fire Al Golden

FSU fan funding plane to fly banner asking Miami not to fire Al Golden

Miami fans are not sold on coach Al Golden. FSU fans are. The GFM page did not specify what the banner would read. This comes after Miami fans have paid for banners to fly over home games in recent weeks that urge the school to fire Golden. Since...

 
Brian Schmitz: Unprecedented pressure facing Magic

Brian Schmitz: Unprecedented pressure facing Magic

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to another year of Magic basketball, where everyone is feeling under siege - coaches, players and front-office execs. Maybe even the ball boys. And that's good. A little angst won't hurt anyone and this season will...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30