News archive from 24 May 2015

Class of 2012 rules half marathon

Saturday’s Trent/Waldron Glacier Half Marathon was a class reunion of sorts as a pair of 2012 high school graduates claimed victory. Kenneth Brewer held off Tom Ritchie by 18.3 seconds to win the men’s race, while Annie Liotta smoked the field to...

 
Orlando City's support staff juggles endless details to ease jump to MLS

Orlando City's support staff juggles endless details to ease jump to MLS

Erik Ustruck boarded the connecting flight last, as he always does, and looked down the corridor of the Delta plane. His stomach sunk. Orlando City's marquee player, Kaká, was in a middle seat. Unlike many of the top professional leagues in North...

 
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will honor legacy of local fallen soldier in NASCAR race

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will honor legacy of local fallen soldier in NASCAR race

CONCORD, N.C. -- We all have choices to make on Memorial Day weekend. Burgers or hot dogs on the grill? SPF 15 or SPF 30? Sleep in or yard work? Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller had choices in his life, too. Turn back, and live. Or stay, knowing that he...

 
Cleveland Cavaliers' defense gets hot when it matters most

Cleveland Cavaliers' defense gets hot when it matters most

CLEVELAND – Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver caught a pass from Jeff Teague at the three-point line, and it looked like Korver had a moment to launch a shot. But big, plodding Cleveland center Timofey Mozgov lumbered with all the quickness he could...

Usa Today, 19:40 in Sport
 
Cockpit video shows emergency landing of WWII plane in D.C.

Cockpit video shows emergency landing of WWII plane in D.C.

A cockpit video shared to YouTube this week shows the moment a pilot in a vintage WWII plane bails out of his formation and heads for safety. The flight was part of the May 8 flyover of the nation's capital marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in...

 

7 hurt in Lynx bus crash near Union Park

Seven people were injured after a car rear-ended a Lynx bus on Saturday night, according to Orange County Fire Rescue. Copyright © 2015, Orlando Sentinel

 
FSU baseball bests Louisville 6-0, advances to ACC Championship

FSU baseball bests Louisville 6-0, advances to ACC Championship

FSU's recent struggles seem like a distant memory after the Seminoles defeated Louisville 6-0 to advance to the ACC championship. Fittingly, two of those losses came at Louisville; FSU had a one-hit performance in a 13-1 defeat and 6-5 loss in which...

 

'The game's a common language': Anchorage prep soccer teams reflect city's diversity

There aren’t any Krispy Kremes in Kenya. There aren’t any of the popular doughnut franchises in Alaska either, which means selling the glazed goodies -- which are flown in -- has become a popular fundraising event. On a recent Saturday afternoon,...

 

Seawolves wrap up track season with trio of All-Americans

Haleigh Lloyd, Jamie Ashcroft and Franz Burghagen might not be from in the United States, but all three are All-Americans. On Saturday, the UAA track and field trio became the third, fourth and fifth Seawolves to garner All-America recognition (top...

 

Tilton, Loan cycle to victory at Moose Run

Sheryl Loan and Richard Tilton rolled to victory on Saturday at the Arctic Bicycle Club’s Moose Run Time Trial. Loan won the open women’s division in 24 minutes, 39.3 seconds to outpace Lori Deschamps by more than a minute over the approximately 10...

 
LeBron: 'Violence is not the answer' after Brelo verdict

LeBron: 'Violence is not the answer' after Brelo verdict

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James didn't feel he knew about the situation involving the Cleveland cop acquitted Saturday in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed people inside a car. "I am aware of the verdict. I'm not...

Usa Today, 20:23 in Sport
 
Pope Francis to issue decree on faith, climate

Pope Francis to issue decree on faith, climate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When the Rev. Gary Padgett plans to speak on the politically charged issue of climate change to a Catholic congregation, he undertakes a delicate process. He said he avoids "talking points," keeps language ambiguous and...

 

Bianchi: At least NFL penalized Ray Rice more than criminal justice system

Where's the outcry now? Where's the national dialogue? Where are the angry talking heads, defiant columnists and irate Twitter mob demanding the firing of Atlantic City District Attorney James McClain? After the case-dismissed order signed by McClain...

 

Deputies: Man wanted in Bartow carjacking with child inside found dead

The 44-year-old man who allegedly carjacked a vehicle that had a 14-month-old child and mentally disabled adult inside near Bartow on Friday committed suicide, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Maybeck stopped the vehicle in the area of...

 
Sweden's Måns Zelmerlöw wins Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden's Måns Zelmerlöw wins Eurovision Song Contest

Odds-on favorite Sweden and its pop star Måns Zelmerlöw ran away with a win in a spangled, sequined, flaming Eurovision competition Saturday, besting Russia and Italy with a song called "Heroes" in a massive televised spectacle from Vienna....

 
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