News archive from 29 July 2014

Mitch McConnell edges ahead of Alison Grimes in close Kentucky Senate race

Mitch McConnell edges ahead of Alison Grimes in close Kentucky Senate race

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has edged ahead of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for the first time in a Bluegrass Poll, though the race remains a toss up. With less than 100 days to go until Election Day, McConnell has taken a...

 

Charles Godfrey still adjusting to Carolina Panthers' nickel back duties

Carolina Panthers defensive back Charles Godfrey continues to hold on to his first-team nickel corner position, but he still has some adjustments to make. Godfrey is still figuring out when to release a receiver to the safety and when to stay on him,...

 

Carolina Panthers' Travelle Wharton to announce retirement Tuesday

Former Carolina Panthers offensive linemen Travelle Wharton and Jordan Gross would arrive at Bank of America Stadium together most mornings during the season. The two are heading out together, too. Wharton, 33, will announce his retirement Tuesday...

 
Consumers asked to verify income, other information — or risk losing government subsidies for health insurance

Consumers asked to verify income, other information — or risk losing government subsidies for health...

Luis Martinez of Hialeah survived two heart attacks during the more than 10 years that he went without health insurance. So he was relieved to finally find coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchange in March, two weeks before the...

 

Yankees recall Almonte, DFA Francis

Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Before Monday's game against the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees recalled outfielder Zoilo Almonte from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated pitcher Jeff Francis for assignment. Almonte has appeared in...

 

Observations: Thomas DeCoud contributes while injured, a better day for punt returners, more

SPARTANBURG Observations from Monday's Carolina Panthers training camp practice at Wofford College: • Tight end Brandon Williams has stayed after practice each day in Spartanburg to work on his pass-catching. • Receiver Tiquan Underwood had...

 

3 questions with Carolina Panthers WR Tiquan Underwood

Three questions with ... WR Tiquan Underwood Q. Does your hi-top fade hold its shape in the helmet or do you have to adjust it? A. After having a helmet on for so long I do have to adjust it a little bit. But it stays up there pretty good. Q. How high...

 
Rays' Archer: 'Never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat'

Rays' Archer: 'Never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat'

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn't mad at David Ortiz. A day after Ortiz slung his bat and leisurely trotted around the bases following a home run off him, Archer had more thoughts about Big Papi's style....

 
Bucs look to DE Johnson to bolster pass rush

Bucs look to DE Johnson to bolster pass rush

TAMPA, Fla. -- One of Tampa Bay's top priorities this offseason is improving one of the NFL's weakest pass rushes, an effort the Buccaneers launched with the signing of Michael Johnson in free agency. The Bucs signed the former Cincinnati defensive...

 

In Ayurveda-style cooking, ‘food is medicine’

“Food is medicine,” says Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, as she squeezes half a lime into a glass pitcher. She’s making fresh limeade in her home kitchen in Irving. To the two squeezed limes, she adds about four cups of water and her own spice blend: chaat...

 

Tropical disease new to Texas could spark outbreak if steps aren’t taken, experts say

A tropical disease new to Texas could spark an outbreak if doctors are not quick to recognize it, medical experts say. Chikungunya is a virus spread by mosquitoes that causes painful and swollen joints, headaches and high fevers. Eight cases —...

 

Fitness profile: Dancing in heels helped Garland's Eboney Jackson lose weight, build endurance

Eboney Jackson heard her doctor’s recommendation that she lose weight. She was tired of not feeling well, but not until the Garland woman discovered a workout that was right for her did she begin to get moving. “Who’d have thought something I love to...

 

Records: Police, animal control did little as dogs attacked walkers

In the two years leading up to when their dogs mauled to death a jogger, a Metamora couple faced little legal consequences as their dogs attacked and bit walkers and terrorized the neighborhood, according to records obtained by the Free Press. Indeed,...

 

Live chat: David Moore answers your Cowboys questions at noon Tuesday; ask yours now

Join the team of photographers and writers from The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com as we bring you live coverage of Dallas Cowboys training camp from Oxnard, Calif. Each day, we will provide updates, images and observations to you and give...

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Led by Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid-Roma match features star-packed soccer exhibition at Cotton Bowl

Dallas Morning News multimedia journalist Tommy Noel and Al Dia sports editor Silvana Pagliuca discuss the fervor surrounding Tuesday's soccer friendly between Real Madrid and A.S. Roma. Mobile and tablet users, click here to view the video. On...

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