News archive from 27 June 2013, page 18

Reading, writing and sex ed? British watchdog group wants five-year-olds to learn it all

Reading, writing and sex ed? British watchdog group wants five-year-olds to learn it all

Sex ed in kindergarten? A British health watchdog group wants to teach children as young as 5 about sex and relationships in hopes of bringing down the teen pregnancy rate, according to Reuters. Britain has one of the highest rates of teenage...

 

Mac Engel: Cowboys should cut Josh Brent, but he's no Aaron Hernandez

FORT WORTH, Texas -- There are big differences between Josh Brent and Aaron Hernandez - one's action was stupid, the other's was premeditated. When now former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez walked into a court room Wednesday before...

 
Feldman, Rizzo lead Cubs to 5-4 win over Brewers

Feldman, Rizzo lead Cubs to 5-4 win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Scott Feldman pitched six solid innings, Anthony Rizzo had a key two-run single and the Chicago Cubs held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Wednesday night. Feldman (7-6) gave up just three runs and six hits while striking out three...

 

Sefko: Why Mavericks would have hard time parting with Shawn Marion

Eddie Sefko joined Norm Hitzges on KTCK-AM 1310 The Ticket. Here are some highlights. Will they trade this pick for future assets or will they trade this pick in order to move the salary of Shawn Marion to some other team? Eddie Sefko: I'm not getting...

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Former Pitt RB Shell wants to stay close to family, now

Former Pitt RB Shell wants to stay close to family, now

By Sam Werner / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The twisting saga of Rushel Shell's college football career appears to be inching closer to its next turn. The former Pitt running back has narrowed the choices for his eventual destination to West Virginia,...

 

South/East Xtra: New Gateway coach is eager to get started

By John D'Abruzzo / Tri-State Sports & News Service Donnie Militzer always dreamed of being a head football coach. "Ever since I was 5 years old and was drawing X's and O's in the dirt," Militzer said. "It's something I've always...

 

West Xtra: Vallina calls it a career as AD/coach at Burgettstown

By Ken Wunderley / Tri-State Sports & News Service Respect from one's peers is probably the highest compliment that can be paid to a person. That's why Jon Vallina was humbled by the words of Jack Fullen, the longtime athletic director at...

 

West/North Xtra: Montour teacher from West View is red hot on district links

By Brad Everett / Tri-State Sports & News Service Trent Karlik got a phone call from his friend Ryan Fichter Monday morning, asking him if he was interested in being a last-minute replacement -- literally -- for a member of Fichter's foursome in...

 
Drew Sharp: Suddenly, Tigers' starting rotation spins out of control

Drew Sharp: Suddenly, Tigers' starting rotation spins out of control

The moment was there for one of those occasions so regular not long ago that they were taken for granted, but strangely so rare during this home stand — the opportunity for a starting pitcher to shake manager Jim Leyland's waiting hand as he...

 
Gene Collier: Throw flag on criminal activity in football

Gene Collier: Throw flag on criminal activity in football

By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Legend holds that on an August day seven years ago, it was Steelers chairman Dan Rooney who got to knock on the door of Roger Goodell's hotel room and tell him he had been selected the NFL's new commissioner....

 
USA Today columnist: Aaron Hernandez case a reality lesson for NFL rookies

USA Today columnist: Aaron Hernandez case a reality lesson for NFL rookies

On Tuesday, Aaron Hernandez was a valued, highly-paid tight end for the New England Patriots. On Wednesday, he was standing in a Massachusetts courtroom, hands cuffed in front of him, charged with murder. This is about as bad as it gets in...

 
Potential has turned Pitt's Steven Adams into sure-bet NBA lottery pick

Potential has turned Pitt's Steven Adams into sure-bet NBA lottery pick

By Ray Fittipaldo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steven Adams reached double figures in scoring once in Big East play and six times overall as a freshman at Pitt last season. He recorded double-digit rebounding games five times but never in consecutive...

 
L.A. 7, Detroit 4: Angels come from behind, hand Tigers' Jose Alvarez first loss

L.A. 7, Detroit 4: Angels come from behind, hand Tigers' Jose Alvarez first loss

The Tigers asked a lot of Jose Alvarez, perhaps one pitch too much. Alvarez suffered the first loss of his major league career in his third start for the Tigers. The Tigers had given Alvarez leads of 2-0 and 3-2, but the Angels came back to beat the...

 
NBA draft: Detroit Mercy's Doug Anderson, Nick Minnerath hope to go in second round

NBA draft: Detroit Mercy's Doug Anderson, Nick Minnerath hope to go in second round

Former University of Detroit Mercy forward Nick Minnerath will watch today's NBA draft at his grandfather's house in Jackson. Former teammate Doug Anderson, also a forward who Tuesday was drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters, is expected to watch from...

 

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