News archive from 29 October 2012

Johnson wins at Martinsville to grab Chase lead

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Mr. Martinsville is back. Holding off Kyle Busch during a five-lap closing green-flag run at Martinsville Speedway, polesitter Jimmie Johnson won Sunday's TUMS Fast Relief 500 at the .526-mile short track and grabbed the NASCAR...


Waterford Township teen steals Obama campaign signs; mom drives getaway car

A Waterford Township teen is in hot water, but apparently not with his mom, after stealing a campaign yard sign promoting President Obama's re-election. Turns out, mom was the getaway driver, police said. The theft took place mid-morning on Saturday,...


A Ravenous Ability to Collect Personal Data

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN / The New York Times BERLIN -- Angry Birds, the top-selling paid mobile app for the iPhone in the United States and Europe, has been downloaded more than a billion times by devoted game players around the world, who often spend...


Big Hollywood turnout for LACMA's Ruscha and Kubrick gala

The sleek logo for LACMA's "art+film" gala does a beautiful job of balancing "art" and "film," giving each word equal space around the plus sign. The museum gala that took place Saturday night under that rubric was...


Gibson understands perils of contract talks

This is a big week for Taj Gibson. By Wednesday, the Bulls forward will begin his fourth season knowing whether he has secured an extension of his rookie contract. And Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets will christen the Barclays Center, built down the...


O'Brien to Pack: Are you finished? Players say ‘no'

CHAPEL HILL Tom O'Brien only had one question for his N.C. State team after Saturday's 43-35 loss at North Carolina. "Are you finished?" O'Brien said he asked his dejected players about the rest of the 2012 season. With the five-year winning...


Letters to the Editor

The New York Times To the Editor: Regarding "$150 for a Room in Manhattan? 7 That Fit the Bill, More or Less" (Oct. 21), the key to the low price for the Sheraton Tribeca was probably the fact that it was a Sunday night, not the author's use...


NFL scoreboard: How Cowboys' rivals fared

The Cowboys picked up a critical win in Carolina on Sunday, but they weren't the only team in action. There were plenty of interesting games to watch and story lines to follow in Week 7. Click here to view the scores from Sunday's NFL action.

Dallas News, 18:09 in Sport
Lions top Seahawks 28-24 with 20 seconds left

Lions top Seahawks 28-24 with 20 seconds left

DETROIT -- The Seahawks had a great shot to avoid losing consecutive games for the first time this year. Seattle's defense, though, couldn't make a stop when one was needed. Titus Young caught his second touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford on a...

Giants, Tigers pitched their way to the top

Giants, Tigers pitched their way to the top

DETROIT -- When the San Francisco Giants scored twice off Detroit's Anibal Sanchez in the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series, Tigers fans at Comerica Park immediately grew edgy. In this postseason, two runs can feel like 20. "They're...


Steward leaves sterling legacy

Emanuel Steward and Angelo Dundee first crossed paths as competing trainers in 1981 when their respective fighters, Thomas Hearns and Sugar Ray Leonard, fought for the highly anticipated unified welterweight title. Leonard rallied to score a...


Learn to become a blacksmith at Dallas Heritage Village

The blacksmith shop at Dallas Heritage Village teaches a basic blacksmith class to carpenters with the visiting Cirque du Soleil. The two day course is open to anyone.


Ray Allen eager to see what Heat-Celtics opener brings

MIAMI - There's no shortage of potentially awkward events for Ray Allen to endure Tuesday night. Most of his new Miami Heat teammates will get championship rings; he won't be among them. When the franchise's second title banner gets raised to the...


Can this Orlando Magic team become Heart & Hustle II?

Today's Magic are being written off everywhere, even mocked. Their stars (Dwight Howard and Ryan Anderson) have been traded, leaving a team behind that is unrecognizable to its most loyal fans. Players know they are part of a rebuilding plan . . . a...


UCF answers questions against Marshall, up the season expectations

The Knights heard the chatter. Conversations outside the locker room began to creep into it. The negative critique after too-close-for-comfort wins over Southern Miss and Memphis, programs that have combined for one win, reached their ears. The...


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