News archive from 24 September 2012

Oktoberfest named Ala. festival of the year

CULLMAN - After shattering attendance records last year, Cullman Oktoberfest has officially been named the festival of the year by the regional tourism group North Alabama Mountain Lakes. Earlier this week the agency awarded the Cullman festival the...

 
Colors in, and black out, on Milan runway

Colors in, and black out, on Milan runway

MILAN -- At least the fashion world can agree on one antidote to the financial crisis: Color. Black, a wardrobe staple that might be a safe haven in a crisis, is not a mainstay of the previews for spring and summer 2013 womenswear collections as Milan...

 
Buffalo Bills manage without C.J. Spiller, turn to Ryan Fitzpatrick to beat Cleveland Browns

Buffalo Bills manage without C.J. Spiller, turn to Ryan Fitzpatrick to beat Cleveland Browns

CLEVELAND — The Bills lost the NFL’s leading rusher and their momentum. Ryan Fitzpatrick wouldn’t let Buffalo lose again on the road. Fitzpatrick threw three touchdown passes and the Bills overcame the loss of running back C.J. Spiller to beat the...

Daily News, 17:05 in Sport
 
Jaguars shocks Colts 22-17 with 80-yard TD pass

Jaguars shocks Colts 22-17 with 80-yard TD pass

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert connected with Cecil Shorts III on a 80-yard TD pass with 45 seconds left to beat the Colts 22-17 on Sunday. The bizarre finish overshadowed Maurice Jones-Drew's 177-yard rushing performance. Andrew Luck...

 
Orioles miss big chance in 9th, lose to Boston 2-1

Orioles miss big chance in 9th, lose to Boston 2-1

BOSTON -- Cody Ross doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Andrew Bailey escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox ended Baltimore's six-game winning streak, beating the Orioles 2-1 Sunday. The Orioles began the day one...

 

Jaguars shocks Colts 22-17 with 80-yard TD pass

INDIANAPOLIS - Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert connected with Cecil Shorts III on a 80-yard TD pass with 45 seconds left to beat the Colts 22-17 on Sunday. The bizarre finish overshadowed Maurice Jones-Drew's 177-yard rushing performance. Andrew Luck...

 

CAW: 82% of Ford workers ratify contract

The Canadian Auto Workers on Sunday said that 82 percent of Ford Motor Co. workers have ratified a new four-year contract."Our members at Ford recognize that in these uncertain economic times, some of the most important elements of a new...

 

Recap: Boston vs. Baltimore

Cody Ross drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning and Andrew Bailey pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth, as the Boston Red Sox avoided a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Dustin Pedroia and Ross...

 

Malian defense minister says he'd 'welcome' force

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Mali's defense minister says the country would welcome the creation of a logistics base and command post in Bamako, from where neighboring countries could launch a military intervention to take back Mali's north. Yamoussa...

 

Lewis wins Navistar LPGA Classic by 2

Stacy Lewis closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Navistar LPGA Classic by two strokes. Lewis, who won for the third time this season on the LPGA Tour, finished at 18-under-par 270. Last year's champion Lexi Thompson rallied with a 6-under 66...

 
Yankees can’t complete sweep of Oakland A’s, fall 5-4 but maintin one-game lead on Orioles after Baltimore loses to Red Sox 

Yankees can’t complete sweep of Oakland A’s, fall 5-4 but maintin one-game lead on Orioles after Baltimore...

At least another day comes off the calendar. Hiroki Kuroda's recent string of mediocrity continued and fill-in shortstop Eduardo Nunez committed a costly error to set up Oakland's tiebreaking run as the Yankees failed to complete a weekend sweep...

Daily News, 17:10 in Sport
 

Are Charlotteans, gasp, rude?

Just how do we treat each other when no one's looking? Do we love our neighbor enough to pick up our dog poop during walks? Does our community decorum lead us to return our shopping carts to the bins or do we leave them strewn around parking lots? Do...

 
Former walk-on David Harman delivers under pressure for Central Michigan

Former walk-on David Harman delivers under pressure for Central Michigan

Iowa City, Iowa - Central Michigan coach Dan Enos didn't even know David Harman's name when he took over the program before the 2010 season.He'll never forget Harman now. Harman, a senior from Traverse City Central High, drilled a 47-yard field goal...

 
Birmingham man charged after tweeting threats to kill President Barack Obama

Birmingham man charged after tweeting threats to kill President Barack Obama

Birmingham man arrested Sept. 21, 2012 with making comments on Twitter threatening the life of President Barack Obama (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A Birmingham man was arrested and charged with posting messages on Twitter...

 

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