News archive from 28 September 2015

Twin engines and tuxedos at the Distinguished Gentlemen's Motorcycle Ride

One by one, the bikers roared into the parking lot. One man among stood and stared down the others as he made asingle demand. "Can anyone help me tie this bow tie?" asked James Guild of Orlando, struggling with his lime green neckwear. It...

 
Jesse Eisenberg will match gifts to women's shelter

Jesse Eisenberg will match gifts to women's shelter

INDIANAPOLIS — In a year in which Jesse Eisenberg starred in the films American Ultra and The End of the Tour, acted in an off-Broadway play he wrote and became a published author with a collection of short stories, the New York native is offering...

 
UCF punter Caleb Houston emerges valuable playmaker for Knights

UCF punter Caleb Houston emerges valuable playmaker for Knights

There's no question UCF punter Caleb Houston is the team's most valuable asset heading into the American Athletic Conference season. Through just four games, Houston has already delivered almost half the total number of punts he booted during the 2014...

 

Nationals' Harper, Papelbon in dugout fight in loss to Phils

NL MVP front-runner Bryce Harper and teammate Jonathan Papelbon got into a fight during a game Sunday, when a Washington Nationals season that long ago spiraled out of control on the field did so in the dugout. After a flyout in the eighth inning of...

 
Del. case could test restaurant wage system

Del. case could test restaurant wage system

WILMINGTON -- In their jobs at Texas Roadhouse in Middletown, the hosts welcomed diners, steered guests past a steak display and distributed bread-and-butter baskets to tables. For that they were paid $4 an hour plus a share of a tip pool. The...

 
Wolff: Flash! The powerful still fight over newspapers

Wolff: Flash! The powerful still fight over newspapers

The effort to use newspapers to exert influence in communities and the effort to gain control of newspapers in order to have such influence has been a basic operation of 20th century political and commercial life. That would seem to be a quaint notion...

 
Lance Armstrong settles with SCA Promotions and apologizes

Lance Armstrong settles with SCA Promotions and apologizes

The long bitter battle between Lance Armstrong and SCA Promotions is finally over. After fighting each other off and on since 2004, the two legal combatants recently reached an undisclosed settlement to end their dispute, just as a new movie depicting...

Usa Today, 19:26 in Sport
 

Brian Schmitz: Big contract doesn't weigh on Tobias Harris

Tobias Harris checks in at a svelte 235 pounds, not counting, of course, the extra weight he's carrying. It's quite a load. He's put on an additional $64 million. Harris and the Magic can only hope it doesn't show this season. A huge four-year...

 
Aaron Gordon hopes he hasn't lost the momentum he gained in summer league

Aaron Gordon hopes he hasn't lost the momentum he gained in summer league

Aaron Gordon knew he fractured his jaw just seconds after a mishap in July. And, then, almost as instantly, a concern arose. Gordon wondered whether he had squandered all the momentum he had built since his rookie season ended. "Doubt creeps into...

 
Magic coaches are giving players lots to learn

Magic coaches are giving players lots to learn

After four training-camp practices over two days, some of the methods employed by Scott Skiles and his assistant coaches are becoming clear. "We try to kind of overload the guys with offensive things the first three or four days," Skiles...

 
Bills ruin Dolphins' home opener with 41-14 rout

Bills ruin Dolphins' home opener with 41-14 rout

A change of scenery did nothing to change the Dolphins' habit of starting slow. It didn't take long for them to make an impact. After forcing a three-and-out to open the game, the Bills (2-1) drove 77 yards on five plays and went ahead on a 25-yard...

 
Jordan Spieth's exclamation point on dream season: FedExCup, $10M bonus

Jordan Spieth's exclamation point on dream season: FedExCup, $10M bonus

ATLANTA – With dreary skies above and a saturated East Lake Golf Club below, Jordan Spieth capped a watershed season on Sunday by winning The Tour Championship by Coca-Cola and the FedExCup. Having said it already was a dream season, the 22-year-old...

AZCentral, 19:44 in Sport
 
For National Coffee Day, where to get freebies

For National Coffee Day, where to get freebies

In honor of National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, chains are offering deals to help you celebrate your java jolt.  Here is a list of deals and freebies to help you get your fix: Dunkin’ Donuts: Free medium cup of Dunkin’ Donuts hot or iced dark roast...

 

Matt Kenseth wins 2nd race of NASCAR's playoffs

Matt Kenseth had the fresher tires and the fuller tank as he stalked Kevin Harvick with postseason advancement at stake. Harvick never slowed down to conserve fuel, his team firm in the belief he could stretch his way to victory lane. The gamble...

 
Tyler Lockett, Jimmy Graham star in Seahawks' 26-0 defeat of Bears

Tyler Lockett, Jimmy Graham star in Seahawks' 26-0 defeat of Bears

SEATTLE (AP) — Tyler Lockett returned the second-half kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown, Russell Wilson connected with Jimmy Graham on a 30-yard TD, and the Seattle Seahawks routed the undermanned Chicago Bears 26-0 Sunday. Seattle led just 6-0 at...

Usa Today, 20:20 in Sport
 

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