News archive from 26 November 2013

Agency: Health insurers leaving SC affect 33,000

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A dozen insurers will no longer write health policies in South Carolina, impacting more than 30,000 people, according to the state Insurance Department. Agency spokeswoman Ann Roberson said insurers cited the federal health care...

 

PPL releases power plant data in settlement

HELENA, Mont. -- Data released as part of a recently settled freedom-of-information lawsuit show that PPL Montana spent more than $127 million over eight years in capital improvements at the Colstrip power plant. The Montana Environmental Information...

 
Dykes confident Cal can rebound from 1-11 season

Dykes confident Cal can rebound from 1-11 season

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Sonny Dykes was nearly 30 minutes into a press conference wrapping up his first season at California when the Golden Bears coach was asked what he could point to as a tangible sign of progress. Dykes was stumped for a reply, a...

 

Navy shows WikiLeaks movie at Guantánamo, where surfing WikiLeaks website’s a crime

Call it a popular culture clash. Call it the real world intruding on the carefully controlled realm of Guantánamo’s detention center zone. In a surreal juxtaposition, the Navy this weekend screened Hollywood’s The Fifth...

 

Sagemont star Prince Ali to play for Connecticut Huskies

Sagemont's explosive 6-4 wing Prince Ali hopes to follow Ray Allen, Ben Gordon, Kemba Walker and Shabazz Napier as the next great Connecticut guard. Ali, a four-star 2015 prospect, took the first step to joining that elite UConn fraternity with a...

 

Navy shows WikiLeaks movie at Guantánamo, where surfing WikiLeaks website’s a crime

Call it a popular culture clash. Call it the real world intruding on the carefully controlled realm of Guantánamo’s detention center zone. In a surreal juxtaposition, the Navy this weekend screened Hollywood’s The Fifth...

 

Bilbao rallies to beat Malaga 2-1 in Spain

MALAGA, Spain -- Athletic Bilbao rallied for another victory on Monday, coming from behind to win 2-1 at Malaga to heap pressure on coach Bernd Schuster. Iker Munian scored the 85th-minute winner soon after Malaga's Francisco Portillo was sent off...

 
For No. 15 LSU, elite status at stake vs. Arkansas

For No. 15 LSU, elite status at stake vs. Arkansas

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU running back Terrence Magee says the 15th-ranked Tigers have to beat Arkansas convincingly this Friday to prevent college football observers from labeling their recent triumph over Texas A&M a fluke. Magee says last...

 

Mecklenburg Commission Chair Pat Cotham may face challenge for post

After a year of tumult that has some questioning Mecklenburg County Commission Chair Pat Cotham's leadership, a move is quietly afoot to persuade Commissioner Trevor Fuller to challenge Cotham to lead the board next year. Some commissioners, including...

 
Obama responds to heckler on immigration

Obama responds to heckler on immigration

It's not uncommon for President Barack Obama to be heckled. But Monday's episode was different. A young man seated behind Obama at an event in San Francisco would not stop yelling as the president tried to give a speech on the need for an immigration...

 

Monday night college hoops: Texas Longhorns, Baylor Bears, Texas Tech Red Raiders, No. 5 Oklahoma State...

National stories, polls TV/Radio listings Colleges blog AP Top 25 scoreboard American Athletic ConferenceAAC scoreboard Big 12Big 12 scoreboard No. 5 Oklahoma State vs. South Florida, Live Box Score Texas vs. BYU, 6:30 p.m. Texas Tech vs. Pittsburgh,...

Dallas News, 19:17 in Sport
 
Colts looking for solutions to inconsistency

Colts looking for solutions to inconsistency

INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts coach Chuck Pagano keeps seeing the same problems on tape. The offense can't convert third downs. The defense can't get off the field. The slow starts have stalled Indy's ground game, and the Colts are continually trying to dig...

 

VSU board to hire campus safety consultant

ETTRICK, Va. -- The Virginia State University Board of Visitors agreed Monday to hire a consultant to look at campus safety issues. The Petersburg Progress-Index reports the board made the decision after an emergency four-hour meeting behind closed...

 
Cal beats Arkansas 85-77 in Maui tourney opener

Cal beats Arkansas 85-77 in Maui tourney opener

LAHAINA, Hawaii -- California easily won its first game of the Maui Invitational on Monday with at least four tougher teams hoping to join them on the winners side of the double-elimination tournament. David Kravish had 19 points and 15 rebounds as...

 

Share of Big 12 title now a possibility for Oklahoma Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. — No. 20 Oklahoma didn’t necessarily need additional motivation heading into its annual Bedlam showdown with No. 7 Oklahoma State. But the Cowboys’ big win over Baylor has set up an intriguing scenario for the Sooners. Should Texas Tech...

Dallas News, 19:22 in Sport
 

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