News archive from 25 October 2013, page 5

Florida Gators' woes not dissuading recruits

GAINESVILLE -- While Florida's lingering offensive woes continue to concern Gators fans, they have not dissuaded recruits, according to coach Will Muschamp. “Recruiting is going fine. We're in good shape there. It is what it is,”...

 

Patriots on fast track to elite status

Before the 2013 season began, Miramar football coach Damon Cogdell talked about the youth his program had coming into the season. While many felt that the Patriots had the talent to win the district, this was a program that appeared to be a year away...

 

Patriots' Logan Ryan says he was fined for gesture

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots rookie cornerback Logan Ryan says he has been fined by the NFL for grabbing at his groin at the end of an interception return against the New York Jets. Ryan, playing for the injured Aqib Talib last Sunday,...

 

N.C. GOP disavows ‘Daily Show' interview

N.C. GOP officials scrambled Thursday to disavow a Buncombe County Republican whose racially tinged comments on “The Daily Show” rekindled a firestorm over the state's new voting law. On Thursday afternoon, less than 24 hours...

 
Campus Magnet HS football team can still make PSAL playoffs after 0-5 start

Campus Magnet HS football team can still make PSAL playoffs after 0-5 start

The Campus Magnet football team has been running a marathon all season. After losing their first five games, the Bulldogs have stayed the course and have battled back in their last two games to beat a pair of top PSAL City Conference teams and,...

Daily News, 20:40 in Sport
 

Dunn's campaign-finance report shows many visits to restaurants

A copy of Miami City Commission candidate Richard P. Dunn II's most recent campaign finance report shows an unusually high number of visits to restaurants, and a particular fondness for fast food, seafood and barbecue. The frontrunner for the city's...

 

Miami Hurricanes' Rashawn Scott back in the fold

Scott back in fold Despite leaving Chapel Hill, N.C., eight days ago licking its wounds, the University of Miami (6-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) heads into Saturday's game against visiting Wake Forest (4-3, 2-2) relatively healthy and with...

 
Rivera Honored: Closer gets pregame award

Rivera Honored: Closer gets pregame award

BOSTON -- Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made a tantalizing — but not at all serious — offer to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday: another farewell tour, this time in the NL. "Boss, listen to this,...

 

9-1 shot Fanticola wins Santa Anita feature

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Fanticola won the $51,000 feature by a half-length at Santa Anita on Thursday. Ridden by Joe Talamo, Fanticola ran 6½ furlongs on the hillside turf course in 1:13 and paid $20.60, $12.20 and $8.60 at 9-1 odds. It was...

 

SEC FOOTBALL: Vols could face 7 ranked foes in 8-game stretch

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee could be in the midst of the type of gauntlet no team has faced in two decades. The Volunteers (4-3, 1-2 SEC) visit top-ranked Alabama (7-0, 4-0) on Saturday in their third straight game against a Top 25 team. They follow...

 
Sebelius in Phoenix amid calls for her resignation

Sebelius in Phoenix amid calls for her resignation

PHOENIX -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says officials are working "24-7" to make the government's health insurance website better. Sebelius was in Phoenix on Thursday amid calls for her resignation after the clunky...

 
Martin Luther King soccer team awarded top seed for upcoming PSAL A playoffs

Martin Luther King soccer team awarded top seed for upcoming PSAL A playoffs

There usually is no drama surrounding the chase for the top seed in the PSAL Class A boys soccer playoffs. This year is no different. In what seems to be the case every season, city powerhouse Martin Luther King, which has won 14 city titles over the...

Daily News, 20:47 in Sport
 

A ‘passion for Charlotte' fuels Faura's run

Vanessa Faura's campaign for Charlotte City Council at-large rests in large part with her biography – and a one-way train ticket. Born in Peru, Faura, 35, immigrated with her family to the Bronx when she was 7 – “with...

 

Florida State Seminoles' James Wilder Jr. to sit out

TALLAHASSEE -- No. 3 Florida State (6-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) will be without junior running back James Wilder Jr. when it hosts North Carolina State (3-3, 0-3) on Saturday. Wilder left last Saturday's win over Clemson with a concussion....

 

American Samoa delegate gets medevac to Oahu

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa American Samoa's delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives will be medically evacuated from Pago Pago to Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. Officials at LBJ Medical Center in Pago Pago declined to say why...

 

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