News archive from 28 December 2013

Bears ink Gould to four-year extension

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears have locked up Robbie Gould for the next four years, with the team announcing Friday that the longtime kicker has agreed to a contract extension that will run through the 2017 season. Financial...

 

Wildfires, CCA fraud among Idaho's top 2013 news

BOISE, Idaho -- The warning shout came early: National wildfire forecasters in Boise on May 1 said winter drought and spring warming trend were potent harbingers of a dangerous summer across Idaho and the West. The state got all it bargained for, as...

 

Belk Bowl: Cincinnati Bearcats at a glance

PLAYER TO WATCH Brendon Kay Senior, quarterback 6-4, 228 pounds Kay, a two-time American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, became the fourth quarterback in school history to pass for 3,000 yards. This season, he completed 68.6 percent of his...

 

Panthers look to spoil Gonzalez's retirement

The Panthers have spoiled the farewell tours for San Francisco's Candlestick Park and Minnesota's Metrodome already this season. Now, one more goodbye is left. Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez says Sunday will be his final NFL game, finishing a 17-year...

 

Who gets edge in Belk Bowl?

When North Carolina has the ball Rushing: North Carolina's leading rusher is quarterback Marquise Williams, who has run for 490 yards this season, but none of the Tar Heels' three running backs have gained more than T.J. Logan's 456 yards. The Tar...

 

NC's new tax law will increase price of typical mobile home by $2,000 to $3,000.

Buying a mobile home in North Carolina can be a considerable financial layout for low-income home buyers, and the investment will soon go up by several thousand dollars. Changes in the state's tax law enacted this summer will increase the sales tax...

 
Power outages hit Michigan residents hard - in the wllet

Power outages hit Michigan residents hard - in the wllet

This year's Christmas won't be soon forgotten by the hundreds of thousands of Michiganders who observed the holiday amid power outages caused by last weekend's ice storms. Now, almost a week later, the costs are mounting as customers tally spoiled...

 
Wish Book: Teen with spina bifida would like a special bicycle

Wish Book: Teen with spina bifida would like a special bicycle

Sitting sideways on a sofa, 14-year old Patricio Miguel Cazes greets visitors to his home with a big smile. When he hears the word “photo,” his eyes light up and he starts moving into his favorite pose. Although he has to crawl...

 

UN approves $5.53 billion budget for 2014-2015

UNITED NATIONS -- The General Assembly has approved a budget of $5.53 billion to cover the United Nations' regular operations in 2014-2015, cutting it for a second successive time. But U.N. members again delayed action on a key proposal that would...

 

Charlotte Bobcats Gameday

Bobcats at Hawks 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610 Projected Starters Bobcats Hawks Pos, Player PPG RPG Pos, Player PPG RPGG, K. Walker18.74.4G, J. Teague16.12.9G, G. Henderson14.74.9G, K. Korver12.83.9F, A. Tolliver3.82.6F,...

 

Tony Gonzalez ready to retire _ almost

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Tony Gonzalez is having a harder time saying goodbye to the NFL than he imagined. As he prepares to host 40 family members and friends in Atlanta's season finale, Gonzalez sounds as if he isn't entirely ready to walk away. When...

 

Fresno State WR Davante Adams declares for draft

FRESNO, Calif. -- Fresno State receiver Davante Adams will skip his final two seasons of college to enter the NFL draft. Adams said Friday he felt like he has accomplished all he can in college and is ready for the next step of his career. Adams...

 

FSU uses 3 tailbacks to put up big gains on ground

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Although Florida State does not have a back with the numbers put up by Auburn's Tre Mason, a trio of Seminoles combined for nearly 2,200 yards and 32 touchdowns while complementing Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston this...

 

Michigan Tech beats Michigan State 3-2 in shootout

DETROIT -- Tanner Kero and Ryan Furne scored in a shootout to give Michigan Tech a 3-2 win over Michigan State on Friday in a semifinal of the 49th annual Great Lakes Invitational, which is being held outdoors at Comerica Park. The game officially...

 
Former All-Pro CB Nnamdi Asomugha retires

Former All-Pro CB Nnamdi Asomugha retires

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Less than three years after being one of the most prized free agents on the open market, Nnamdi Asomugha' NFL career is over. Asomugha formally announced his retirement on Friday at the Oakland Raiders' headquarters, ending his...

 

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