News archive from 29 September 2011

Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore allegedly heading for divorce

According to tabloid reports, Hollywood power couple Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore are heading for divorce. Kutcher has been all over the news thanks to this new high profile role on "Two and a Half Men," but news of his serial cheating is...

 

UCF junior A.J. Bouye thriving in Knights' secondary

Patience has paid off for UCF cornerback A.J. Bouye. The junior waited two years to become a starter in the Knights' highly-decorated secondary. Watching instead of playing wasn't always easy, but the experience has made him grateful for where he is...

 

Untested Gators believe they can respond well to adversity

GAINESVILLE - Through four games, Florida is 4-0 and as a team, the Gators have not faced much adversity. They haven't had to claw back from a deficit. They haven't had to eke out a close game in the second half. They haven't had to respond to being...

 

Bengals' Benson appeals suspension, will play vs. Bills

CINCINNATI - Cedric Benson is satisfied with his appeal hearing. Now it's a matter of waiting for the NFL to decide whether the Cincinnati Bengals running back be suspended for an offseason arrest. Benson's appeal of a proposed three-game suspension...

 

Snapgate? Cowboys, Redskins differ over root of wayward snaps; league office also involved

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Those wayward snaps from Phil Costa to Tony Romo have become a political football. The Cowboys have accused the Redskins of causing Costa's itchy trigger finger by mimicking Romo's cadence. The culprit was thought to be Washington...

 

Reyes, Braun battle for NL batting title, and Cabrera heads to AL crown

NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Reyes was in reach of becoming the first Mets player to win a batting title, bunting for a hit in the first inning of his team's finale before leaving what could be his final game for New2 York. Reyes raised his average to...

 

Oil gives up most of its gains for the week

NEW YORK - Oil gave up almost all of its gains for the week as the U.S. and Europe appeared to have little appetite for more fuel. Western countries already were expected to see declining demand as their economies struggle to grow. Those concerns grew...

 
General Motors workers ratify new labor contract

General Motors workers ratify new labor contract

DETROIT - Factory workers at General Motors have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company that has profit-sharing instead of pay raises for most workers and promises thousands of new jobs. The United Auto Workers union...

 

Does sex matter in colon cancer screening?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged men are twice as likely as women to end up with a cancer diagnosis after colonoscopy, according to an Austrian study that challenges screening guidelines. Guidelines currently advise that people at average risk...

 

Police: Mesa man accused in Glendale armed robbery

An 18-year-old man is accused of robbing a Glendale apartment at gunpoint, demanding money he was owed for heroin, officials said. Phuc Tsan, who goes by the alias Tommy Nguyen, was arrested Sept. 20 as investigators executed a search warrant at his...

 
Red Wings leave stars at home as they head to Chicago

Red Wings leave stars at home as they head to Chicago

Here is the group headed to Chicago tonight to take on the Blackhawks in the Detroit Red Wings' fifth exhibition game. Not a lot of stars are going, but then, the Blackhawks didn't bring theirs, either, when they were here Sunday. The most...

 
Rochester Hills' Brad Keselowski has come a long way since Denny Hamlin feud

Rochester Hills' Brad Keselowski has come a long way since Denny Hamlin feud

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The feud between Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin hit its breaking point two years ago at Dover, where an on-track altercation led to an off-track confrontation. The battle raged on for the final two months of the season, and fans...

 

NBA lockout extends to October with important meeting set for Friday

NEW YORK — NBA owners and players will meet Friday and perhaps through the weekend, with Commissioner David Stern warning there are “enormous consequences at play” as the sides try to preserve an on-time start to the season. Talks ended after two days...

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Polar bear attack, Norway: Hero who saved British students emerges for the first time after incident

Polar bear attack, Norway: Hero who saved British students emerges for the first time after incident

The hero who risked his own life stopping a rampaging polar bear during an attack in August that left a student mauled to death emerged in public for the first time, scarred but recovering from his injuries. Hero Michael Reid was the expedition...

 

Browns rookie DT Phil Taylor fined $7,500 by NFL for hit on sliding QB Chad Henne on Sunday

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Browns rookie defensive tackle Phil Taylor has been fined $7,500 by the NFL for a hit on Miami quarterback Chad Henne on Sunday. Taylor was notified Wednesday by the league of the penalty, assessed for hitting a sliding Henne in the...

 

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