News archive from 29 November 2014

U.S. shootings by police, prison conditions trouble U.N.

GENEVA A U.N. anti-torture panel that's investigating the United States said Friday that it was deeply concerned by what it described as the high incidence of police brutality and shootings _ especially against African-Americans _ in the U.S., was...

 
UNC vs. NC State: Who needs the win more?

UNC vs. NC State: Who needs the win more?

For the first time since 2009, North Carolina and N.C. State will play on the final weekend of the regular season. This game won't decide an ACC division race or bowl eligibility. Those things have already been decided. But there will be more at stake...

 
ECU football: Who will replace QB Shane Carden next year?

ECU football: Who will replace QB Shane Carden next year?

GREENVILLE, N.C. Thanksgiving is a time when everyone gets to recount what they're thankful for, and if you're an East Carolina fan, Shane Carden should be somewhere in that conversation. Carden entered Friday night's game at Tulsa trying to add to...

 

New candidate emerges to earn start for Panthers at right tackle

A Carolina Panthers player will get his first crack at starting at right tackle in the NFL this week. It's just not the player everyone expected earlier this week. With Amini Silatolu's swollen knee making him doubtful for Sunday's game against the...

 
Mom: Missing Ohio State player texted about concussions

Mom: Missing Ohio State player texted about concussions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A missing Ohio State University football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police. Kosta Karageorge, a 22-year-old senior...

Usa Today, 19:23 in Sport
 
Arizona tops Arizona State, earns shot at Pac-12 title

Arizona tops Arizona State, earns shot at Pac-12 title

TUCSON — Breaking down No. 12 Arizona's 42-35 win against No. 13 Arizona State: THE BIG PICTURE: Arizona had won at least eight games in each of the last three seasons, a program first since 1973-75. The Wildcats had won more than eight games for the...

Usa Today, 19:37 in Sport
 
Charlotte man keeps Christ in Christmas with 15,000 lights

Charlotte man keeps Christ in Christmas with 15,000 lights

With Thanksgiving over, many Charlotte area homeowners spent Friday not at the mall but on the roof and in the yard, fiddling with light bulbs, plastic Santas and Nativity scenes. And few are as serious – or as ambitious – about...

 
Hogan leads Stanford's 31-10 upset of No. 10 UCLA

Hogan leads Stanford's 31-10 upset of No. 10 UCLA

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) —Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 10 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday. Devon Cajuste and Michael Rector caught...

AZCentral, 19:51 in Sport
 

Museum of York County to feature spacecraft landing

There's a big hunk of metal falling out of space on Thursday, and the Museum of York County wants you to be there to witness it. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will be taking its inaugural flight, launching from Cape Canaveral early in the morning, shooting...

 

Lenoir-Rhyne ground game on record pace

HICKORY When Ian Shields took over as Lenoir-Rhyne's football coach in January, one area of concern was the team's experience. That concern didn't extend to the offensive backfield, which has put up record numbers in leading the Bears to their first...

 

UConn, Syracuse headline 2015 Atlantis field

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas Reigning national champion Connecticut is one of eight teams that were announced Friday as confirmed members of the 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis field. The Huskies will be joined by one of their longtime rivals, Syracuse. Texas,...

 

Charlotte Hornets at Atlanta Hawks: Saturday's preview

Hornets at Hawks 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610 Projected Starters Hornets Hawks Pos, Player Ppg Rpg Pos, Player Ppg RpgG, K. Walker14.74.8G, J. Teague18.32.2G, G. Henderson6.42.3G, K. Korver13.14.2F, L. Stephenson9.78.1F,...

 
Death toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to 35

Death toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to 35

CARACAS, Venezuela Pressure is building on Venezuela's government to fully investigate a rising number of deaths at an overcrowded prison, with human rights activists questioning authorities' claim of a mass drug overdose by dozens of inmates who...

 
Analysis: Personal conduct policy key battle front for NFL, NFLPA

Analysis: Personal conduct policy key battle front for NFL, NFLPA

If NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell won't afford all players the same process that led to Ray Rice's reinstatement, nor give them the right to sign off on the process under a new personal conduct policy, the players' union believes it should be Goodell...

Usa Today, 20:05 in Sport
 

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