News archive from 31 October 2013

South Florida fishing report

BEST BET Mike Scheele from Juno Pier reported fishing off the pier has been red hot. Big Spanish mackerel, bluefish, small pompano, ladyfish, jacks and kingfish to 33 pounds are being caught almost every day recently. Most of the fish are feeding on...

 

York College wrestling team suspended amid probe

YORK, Pa. -- The wrestling program at York College has been temporarily suspended amid allegations of hazing. The college said in a statement Wednesday that effective immediately, its successful Division III wrestling program is on "interim...

 

Jennings, Stuckey out for Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Will Bynum and Chauncey Billups were in the starting lineup for the Detroit Pistons against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, while guards Brandon Jennings and Rodney Stuckey sat out with injuries. Jennings, acquired in...

 

Bills QB Lewis misses practice

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Buffalo Bills quarterback Thad Lewis was held out of Wednesday's practice with a rib injury and is uncertain to be available for the team's upcoming game against Kansas City. Lewis, who has started Buffalo's last...

 

Florida Gators bitten by injury bug again

GAINESVILLE -- On the eve of Halloween, Florida's beleaguered offensive line just got even scarier. Struggling but talented left tackle D.J. Humphries sprained his right medial collateral ligament in Monday's practice and will be sidelined up to four...

 

CHS students make large donation to food drive

Cullman High School students took the lead in the annual Cares & Shares food drive with nearly 16,000 pounds of food Wednesday. The contributions from the high school included checks totaling $2,224 and 100.84 pounds of canned goods. The total...

 

The Boogie Man is alive and well in West Point

WEST POINT - For all the scream seekers out there, The Times has set out to tour some of the local haunted houses, rides, and events to provide feedback to those looking for spellbinding, frightfully delightful destinations this Halloween season....

 

Skip pop and fried foods to avoid holiday weight gain, DMC doctor says

It's probably too much to expect you to pass on all those chocolate-covered Halloween treats or that gravy-slathered Thanksgiving meal, so a local doctor at Detroit Medical Center is challenging metro Detroiters to do something else instead. Skip the...

 
ACC gets FSU-Miami game it's been longing for

ACC gets FSU-Miami game it's been longing for

Ten years have passed since the Atlantic Coast Conference lured Miami away from the Big East, and the ACC is finally getting what it figured would become routine when the Hurricanes joined. No. 7 Miami at No. 3 Florida State. Two unbeaten teams in a...

 

Elon, Davidson expected to tangle for SoCon title

COLUMBIA, S.C. Elon coach Matt Matheny hopes to make his final season in the Southern Conference a memorable one. Matheny's team was picked earlier this month to finish ahead of his old boss Bob McKillop and Davidson atop the changing, 11-team league....

 
Attendance remains a struggle across new-look ACC

Attendance remains a struggle across new-look ACC

It's been tough for Atlantic Coast Conference schools to fill their stadiums — even during one of the league's best seasons on the field in years. ACC stadiums have been less than 85 percent full this season, according to STATS LLC. That's...

 

Arboretum Children's Garden official cites kids' safety in resigning

Updated 7 p.m. Oct. 30 by Ananda Boardman: Melissa Wright, operations manager for the Dallas Arboretum’s Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden, resigned her position this week. "I am disappointed that I had such a negative experience working...

 
Greg Cote's Thursday NFL pick

Greg Cote's Thursday NFL pick

BENGALS (6-2) AT DOLPHINS (3-4) Line: CIN by 2. Cote's pick: MIA 24-20. TV: 8:25 p.m. Thursday, NFL Network, Ch. 33 (airing in South Florida). The Dolphins' eighth prime-time Thursday game and first at home since 2010 finds two teams at the extremes....

 

Shelter workers under review after dogs euthanized

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Two employees at a Panhandle animal shelter are on disciplinary review after three dogs were euthanized by mistake. WEAR reports (http://bit.ly/1f3D4X9 ) a new policy has been put in place requiring a veterinarian to review each...

 

NCAA restructuring now moves to steering committee

There is no suggestion within the NCAA of blowing things up and even the idea of splitting off the big-money BCS schools into their own division gets little traction. But the leadership of the governing body for collegiate athletics has to become...

 

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