News archive from 23 October 2014

Create seasonal stunners by adding pots to your garden

Garden retailers have shifted into fall colors, even if the temperature bounces between hot and mild. Gardeners are thinking ahead, too, because leaves are turning and gradually dropping into fish ponds or onto lawns. Pansies and ornamental kales are...

 

Create seasonal stunners by adding pots to your garden

Garden retailers have shifted into fall colors, even if the temperature bounces between hot and mild. Gardeners are thinking ahead, too, because leaves are turning and gradually dropping into fish ponds or onto lawns. Pansies and ornamental kales are...

 

Other UNC teams involved in paper class scheme

North Carolina's football and men's basketball teams weren't the only programs involved in the “paper classes” academic scheme that was the crux of the Wainstein Report on Wednesday. The report noted there were 114 enrollments of...

 
Mayor Clodfelter eases into new role

Mayor Clodfelter eases into new role

In the seven months since Dan Clodfelter was appointed Charlotte's mayor, the former state senator has taken a light approach at the Government Center. He does not micro-manage city staff. He has declined to take calls from the media on days when he's...

 

Talented Kentucky will go deep in basketball

Kentucky's John Calipari breezed into Charlotte Wednesday, fielding the most-hyped college basketball team in the country as usual and charming his way through a series of interviews at the SEC men's basketball media day. Calipari commandeered so much...

 
PGA Tour Superstore opens third Arizona store

PGA Tour Superstore opens third Arizona store

Fullscreen Store features include five swing simulators and two performance practice bays with swing analysis, a 2,000-square-foot putting green as well as certified golf pros for personalized lessons. The stores sells golf apparel, shoes and...

 

Rock Hill promises more ‘wow' for this year's ChristmasVille festival

ChristmasVille, the annual event that turns downtown Rock Hill into something out of a storybook, promises even more “wow” this holiday season – the chance to slip, slide and skate at an outdoor rink. In conjunction...

 

Talk with SportsDay columnist Tim Cowlishaw at 11 a.m. Thursday; ask your questions now

Tim Cowlishaw, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, author of Drunk on Sports and panelist on ESPN's Around the Horn, answers your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports in a live chat at...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 

Q&A on the sports impact of Wainstein report on UNC

Answering questions about the Wainstein Report released Wednesday at UNC. Q: How many athletes took the AFAM “paper courses?” A: The report said 1,871 of the 3,933 total enrollments between 1999 and 2011 were student-athletes, of...

 
Trucker returns lost dog to Arizona owners

Trucker returns lost dog to Arizona owners

LINCOLN, Neb. — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker took a lost pooch on a long haul back to its family in Arizona. Trucker Jimmy Dimmitt was in Ashland preparing for a trip to California when he heard from a Facebook friend about 95-pound bull mastiff Koda...

 
Deschene has chance to stay on Navajo Nation ballot

Deschene has chance to stay on Navajo Nation ballot

Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene on Wednesday may have lost another round of court battles to stay on the election ballot. But he may have another option. The Navajo council this week will consider removing the requirement that...

 
Failed fire inspection closes Phoenix haunted house

Failed fire inspection closes Phoenix haunted house

The only boos heard at the fifth annual Vaseo Haunted House last week were from disappointed residents as the Phoenix Fire Department shut down the haunted house before it even had the chance to open. Because the complex built walls for the haunted...

 
Colt McCoy still preparing to start for Redskins, but RG3 a 'wild card'

Colt McCoy still preparing to start for Redskins, but RG3 a 'wild card'

ASHBURN, Va. — Colt McCoy is preparing to start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins on Monday night at the Dallas Cowboys. But Washington coach Jay Gruden classified injured starter Robert Griffin III as a "wild card" possibility...

Usa Today, 19:26 in Sport
 
Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey relieved, not surprised assault charges dropped

Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey relieved, not surprised assault charges dropped

PITTSBURGH — Maurkice Pouncey was ready for the knot of reporters that tightened around his locker Wednesday after the Pittsburgh Steelers center learned that he and his twin brother (Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins) will not be charged in relation...

Usa Today, 19:26 in Sport
 
Heisman Watch: Mariota and Prescott keep it a two-player race

Heisman Watch: Mariota and Prescott keep it a two-player race

USA TODAY Sports' Paul Myerberg breaks down some Heisman candidates who have come on strong. It's no coincidence that the leading contenders for the Heisman Trophy — Dak Prescott and Marcus Mariota — play for two of the nation's leading championship...

Usa Today, 19:26 in Sport
 

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