News archive from 29 October 2012, page 13

Detroit Free Press Endorsement: Top reasons to re-elect Obama

What's the best case Barack Obama can make for re-election? Let's start with the stunning record of accomplishments he has compiled over the last four years: • General Motors and Chrysler are thriving — a long, long way from the edge of insolvency,...

 
Neither winds nor evacuation orders keep Jimmy Kimmel from Grimaldi’s bash 

Neither winds nor evacuation orders keep Jimmy Kimmel from Grimaldi’s bash 

Not even Hurricane Sandy could stop Jimmy Kimmel from getting a slice of some of the best pizza in Brooklyn. The late-night host went straight to Grimaldi's under the Brooklyn Bridge for some coal-fired brick oven pizza after blowing into town at the...

 
NFL Week 8: Everybody's OK, but is that all there is?

NFL Week 8: Everybody's OK, but is that all there is?

Nearing the midway point of the NFL season, this much can be said with conviction: The Atlanta Falcons are a perfect 7-0. And the rest of the NFL picture is a perfect mess. More than 80% of the league's teams have at least three victories, and it's...

 

Frigid only way to describe punchless Detroit Tigers in World Series

Detroit - On a cold, crushing night, we finally figured out a suitable use for the Tigers' bats. They might as well burn the wood for warmth.The Tigers are frozen in place, swinging in the dark. This World Series is all but over in embarrassing...

 

A hidden eye on the Syrian conflict

DAMASCUS, Syria - In retrospect, he realizes he shouldn't have gone back to the restaurant. But Wael Salahudeen had spent more than a month secretly filming around the Syrian capital, and he wasn't willing to let some of that footage go. He had just...

 
Sunday's lineup: Alex Avila scratched with forearm injury as Tigers face elimination

Sunday's lineup: Alex Avila scratched with forearm injury as Tigers face elimination

Detroit - Alex Avila is out of the Tigers' lineup for Sunday night's Game 4 of the World Series with a bruised right forearm.Jim Leyland still doesn't know if he's out or in as the Tigers' manager for next year. And Leyland said he plans to find out...

 
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant nearly sends NY Giants packing in shock, G-Men lucky to be 6-2

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant nearly sends NY Giants packing in shock, G-Men lucky to be 6-2

ARLINGTON, Tex. – Tony Romo threw it, Dez Bryant caught it, the officials signaled touchdown and Osi Umenyiora had an awful feeling in his stomach. “Sickness,” he said. “I felt pretty sick.” After blowing a 23-0 second quarter lead, falling behind...

Daily News, 22:35 in Sport
 

At Afghanistan university, disputed name turns into fighting word

KABUL, Afghanistan - If they could sit down together, the chancellor and the hotheaded student activist who helped shut down his university might find that they are not so very different. After all, Afghanistan's history has dealt both men harsh...

 
NY Jets special teams just not up to par in bad home loss to Miami Dolphins

NY Jets special teams just not up to par in bad home loss to Miami Dolphins

If it wasn’t the Jets’ punt being blocked, it was the field goal attempt that was tipped and fell short. If it wasn’t an onside kick surrendered, it was a 57-yard kickoff return given up. No matter the angle the Jets approached on special teams Sunday...

Daily News, 22:35 in Sport
 

Video: Carolina Panthers squander lead, fall to Chicago Bears

The Carolina Panthers were up 19-7 on the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter, but ultimately fell, 23-22. Cam Newton passed for 314 yards, but he threw two interceptions, including a pick-six.

 
Tim Tebow replacing Mark Sanchez would be a cosmetic change for NY Jets, whose problems run deeper than quarterback

Tim Tebow replacing Mark Sanchez would be a cosmetic change for NY Jets, whose problems run deeper than...

The faint chants of “Te-bow! Te-bow! Te-bow!” preceded the boos, which came before the mass exodus of Jets fans at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Yes a storm was brewing on Sunday afternoon in New Jersey, and it was not the threat of Hurricane...

Daily News, 22:53 in Sport
 
Serena Williams wins WTA title, ends year No. 3

Serena Williams wins WTA title, ends year No. 3

ISTANBUL Her year filled with titles and trophies over, Serena Williams can at last admit it: This was a title she had her eye on. Not that any more evidence of her all-consuming, powerful game was needed, but Williams gave it anyway. She dismissed...

 

Storm prompts first lady to spend Sunday night in Chicago

WASHINGTON - With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend Sunday night in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said. The details of her plans while...

 

Miguel Cabrera's two-run homer gives Tigers their first World Series lead

Detroit - On a cold night in downtown Detroit, the Tigers got a jump start from their most valuable player and took their first lead of the World Series.Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run in the third inning, scoring Austin Jackson - who drew a...

 
NY Jets' Antonio Cromarite head butts Miami Dolphins' Reggie Bush as heated words are exchanged after week-long trash-talk battle

NY Jets' Antonio Cromarite head butts Miami Dolphins' Reggie Bush as heated words are exchanged after...

It didn’t take long for the trash talk between the Jets and Dolphins to translate to overly aggressive encounters on the MetLife Stadium field. Dolphins tailback Reggie Bush, who was knocked out of the teams’ previous meeting with a knee injury, made...

Daily News, 22:53 in Sport
 

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