News archive from 26 September 2011

Nationals vs. Braves: Washington wins home finale, 3-0

Nationals vs. Braves: Washington wins home finale, 3-0

On the sun-splashed final day of the Washington Nationals home season, the 37,638 at Nationals Park could hardly have asked for anything more. Another 20-something starter inspired dreams for next season. The slugger no one saw coming crushed a home...

 

Stafford rallies Lions to 26-23 OT win at Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS -- Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes to rally the Lions from a 20-0 halftime deficit, and Jason Hanson kicked a 32-yard field goal in overtime that lifted Detroit to a 26-23 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Calvin...

 

Comic book fans turn out in droves for Detroit Fanfare at Cobo

Detroit -- Almost 5,000 comic book fans descended on Cobo Center over the weekend for the second Detroit Fanfare, a convention Saturday and Sunday for lovers of what are now termed graphic novels. Some attended because they are self-professed geeks...

 

Pakistani commanders meet after U.S. criticism

Islamabad- Pakistan's army chief convened a special meeting of senior commanders Sunday following U.S. allegations that the military's spy agency helped militants attack American targets in Afghanistan, the army said. The government also summoned home...

 

Freed hikers: Iran held us because we're American

New York - Declaring that they were detained because of their nationality, not their actions, two Americans held for more than two years in an Iranian prison came home Sunday, ending a diplomatic and personal ordeal with a sharp rebuke of the country...

 

Finance guru Ramsey gives Valley pep talk

Financial-radio host Dave Ramsey sure picked a good time to speak in the Valley. The sluggish economy, wobbly stock market and sinking trend in consumer confidence cried out for a little pep talk, which Ramsey delivered Friday in a speech at Central...

 

1st quarter observations: Mental errors for Bears

Thanks to Jay Cutler throwing an interception and the offense looking generally out of synch, I can only guarantee this after the Bears' first quarter against the Packers. The orange jerseys won't be the hardest thing to look at Sunday. Topics Chicago...

 

1st quarter observations: Mental errors for Bears

Thanks to Jay Cutler throwing an interception and the offense looking generally out of synch, I can only guarantee this after the Bears' first quarter against the Packers. The orange jerseys won't be the hardest thing to look at Sunday. Topics Chicago...

 
New York Giants top Philadelphia Eagles, 29-16, as Michael Vick breaks hand

New York Giants top Philadelphia Eagles, 29-16, as Michael Vick breaks hand

PHILADELPHIA-The Philadelphia Eagles lost their second straight game and might have suffered an even more significant setback here Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. Quarterback Michael Vick exited the lineup with a broken right hand during the...

 
Ferragamo travels from tropics to red carpet

Ferragamo travels from tropics to red carpet

MILAN-Ferragamo's latest look packs easily for the tropics. Or the red carpet. Lucky the girl who gets to do both. Ferragamo designer Massimiliano Giornetti was decidedly fantasy-driven in the collection previewed Sunday during Milan Fashion Week --...

 

Jamaica's PM announces he will step down

KINGSTON, Jamaica-Jamaica's prime minister has announced he will not pursue a second term as Jamaica's leader, possibly averting a rebellion from ruling party members that could have led to his ouster. Bruce Golding had been expected to lead his party...

 

Moroccan protesters call for election boycott

CASABLANCA, Morocco-Thousands of Moroccans demonstrated against the government in the North African kingdom's biggest city, threatening to boycott the upcoming elections. The weekly demonstration by the pro-democracy February 20 movement on Sunday...

 
Missoni evokes warm weather destinations

Missoni evokes warm weather destinations

MILAN-Missoni evoked warm weather destinations from Spain to the Caribbean in the womenswear collection for next spring and summer. Angela Missoni created the mood in both cut -- asymmetrical shapes, off-shoulder looks -- and color -- ultramarine with...

 

SEC: Texas A&M to join in July 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference says Texas A&M is set to be join the league next year. The SEC announced Sunday that the move will be effective next July, and says Texas A&M will participate in all sports during the 2012-13...

 

Tony Stewart wins second Sprint Cup Chase race in as many weeks

LOUDON, N.H. — Tony Stewart made it 2 for 2 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, pulling ahead when Clint Bowyer ran of gas with two laps left to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. Stewart is on a roll when it matters most,...

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