April 8, 2014

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UNO knocks off No. 1 UL, 8-7

Boxscore “Give these guys (the Privateers) credit,” UL coach Tony Robichaux said. “They got a couple big hits in critical situations, and we (Cajun pitchers) got...

Browne is more than a backup option

Though Sarkisian preaches a run-first approach in his fast-paced offense, it wouldn't be terribly surprising to see the Trojans throw in (no pun intended) a...

Young, Jones, Wieters HRs, Orioles Batter Yankees

Washington Post ... April 8, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) ... Steve Lombardozzi, Flaherty and Jonathan Schoop,...

Cadets at YSU police academy get specialized rifle training

“This is a big step toward making YSU the premier police academy in the region and the state,” said Ed Villone, the academy's commander. In...

Richards' 2 power-play goals lift Rangers

Philly.com Lundqvist was sharp the rest of the way, turning aside Alexander Semin's slow breakaway with 8 minutes left, catching Jeff Skinner's hard shot from the...

Spring game will help Stanford decide lineups

Kyle Olugbode, a senior from Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, is the front-runner to replace all-conference free safety Ed Reynolds. The 205-pound Olugbode is...

Mueller: Shabazz Napier's statement game

With litigation coming in the form of a class-action antitrust lawsuit brought to bear by former UCLA hoops star Ed O'Bannon, as well as the...

Nation & world: Redskins DL Brandon Moore suspended four games for ...

Defensive players Rob Jackson and Jarvis Jenkins sat out four games last season, and tight end Fred Davis — now a free agent — is...

Habersham head-on wreck injures one

Habersham County emergency personnel look over the overturned Kia Sorrento involved in Tuesday afternoon's head-on wreck on Georgia 115. (Photo/Rob Moore). DEMOREST - A two-vehicle...

Storm's third wind helps it sail by London 2-1 lead; Erie Otters sweep: OHL ...

(blog) (blog)Normally teams tend to lose their grip when London gets a third-period lead on a power-play goal, as it did when Chris Tierney...

Braves honor 40th anniversary of Aaron's 715th home run

Fast forward to the Oct. 3 of that year: On the final at-bat of his remarkable career, Aaron belted an RBI single off Tigers pitcher...

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - UNCW baseball back on track, TJ Warren ...

Orlando also claimed its first win of the season behind a goal and an assist by former league MVP Kevin Molino, who was joined on...

Today in History: Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union ...

In 1413, the coronation of England's King Henry V took place in Westminster Abbey. In 1682, French explorer Robert de La Salle claimed the Mississippi...

Today's letters: Quebecers made the right decision

... the aircraft came down and what happened onboard. This is precisely the problem with black boxes — they only provide useful information retrospectively, and...

Today in History

In 1984, "Terms of Endearment" won five Academy Awards, including best picture, best actress for Shirley MacLaine and best supporting actor for Jack Nicholson. Robert...

Ritz welcomes Crime Victims Bill of Rights

New federal legislation to create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights is being welcomed by Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz. “Constituents in my riding have consistently...

Mayor Downey beats clock in business and triathlons

He will not face some of the better-known names in the sport, locally — past winners B.J. Graham and Ed Donner are in other races...

Harper government poised to table First Nation education bill this week

Winnipeg Free Press Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says the current incarnation of the bill follows the conditions agreed to by First Nation chiefs during an...

IMSA news and notes: TUSC at Long Beach

He drives it fast. SoCal fans can relate. Sports cars, says Auberlen, “that's the L.A. scene. That's where they 'live' and for BMW, Southern California...

Richards scores twice, Rangers handle Canes

Washington Post Lundqvist was sharp the rest of the way, turning aside Alexander Semin's slow breakaway with 8 minutes left, catching Jeff Skinner's hard shot from...

Ian Mulgrew: Need for regulation of prostitution, not criminalization

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay is promising new prostitution legislation nearly 15 years after Robert Pickton's murders underscored the vulnerability of street sex workers. But...

Redskins defender suspended 4 games

Surviving are his wife, Colden Duncan; one son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Angela Duncan; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and John Austin, Gail and Bruce Wells,...

Brian Mulroney calls for national natural resources strategy

Dozens of MPs from various parties were present, including at least 12 cabinet members, including Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and...

Habersham officials trying to unravel assault case

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell says a call that...

Murphy, Indians hammer Ross

SFGate Xavier Nady hit his first home run season off the bench, triggering a three-run rally that Indians closer John Axford nipped in the bud when...

Sealfies, Ellen Force Humane Society International To Clarify Inuit Seal Hunt ...

Canadian Seal Hunt. Inuit hunter Pitseolak Alainga (L) explains how the Inuit traditionally hunt seal to Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty outside the Nunavut Legislature...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Police budget

Fontana didn't offer an opinion on the raises given to Duncan and deputies Brent Shea and John Pare amid the spending crunch, though he noted...

Longtime Appleton West coach honored

Ed Smrecek discusses his coaching career at Applet...: Appleton West co-boys track coach Ed Smrecek talks about his long coaching career at West after being...

Vets care and benefits sabotaged: advocates

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino asked the Commons committee to conduct a comprehensive review of the charter, which was only updated just three years ago,...

PEI delivers budget focused on health care

... learn from PEI's daycare overhaul. Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa says his federal counterpart Jim Flaherty used stall tactics to ensure changes to the...

April 8 boys' track & field roundup: Newburgh defeats Pine Bush

... Billings (N) 52.4; 400 hurdles: 1. Haughton (N) 60.1; 800: 1. Steve Biondi (P) 2:05; 200: 1. Dessaline (N) 22.6; 3,200; 1. Chris Biondi...

Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

High-profile members of the federal cabinet in attendance included Defence Minister Peter MacKay, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. The relationship...

Jimmy Duncan

- A Prescient PoliticianScience 2.0 (blog)In the United States, the "Safe Aviation Flight Enhancement (SAFE) Act of 2003" was introduced on June 26, 2003...

Robert Matchett

... Holiday Wagner Matchett; sons Clayton (Shea) Matchett and Elliott (Mai) Matchett; foster sons Jah (Bank) Ansavananda and Gee (Thanh) Ansavananda; sisters Gail (Rob) Yelland...

NDP, House Of Commons Discussed Use Of Staff In Satellite Offices

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay (left) is chased by Liberal MP Justin Trudeau in a motorized wheelchair during a wheelchair race relay on Parliament...

Brian Mulroney calls for national natural resources strategy

Dozens of MPs from various parties were present, including at least 12 cabinet members, including Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and...

Public service unions launch web campaign against government 'myths' on sick ...

At the heart of unions' “reality check” campaign are the 18.2 days Treasury Board President Tony Clement claims public servants are off work with injury...

Jersey City Planning Board recommends 100 foot height increase for McGinley ...

“I feel for the people who came here and spoke tonight because, yes they will live in the shadow of this building,” said board member...

Federal audits reveal questionable spending at three Manitoba reserves

The reports are giving First Nations citizens "an unprecedented picture of how chiefs and council manage funds on their behalf," Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt...

Statement by Minister Paradis on Canadians' donations of more ...

April 4, 2014 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Cooperation and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement: “Last November, Typhoon Haiyan—locally known...

Brian Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

High-profile members of the federal cabinet in attendance included Defence Minister Peter MacKay, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. The relationship...

Brian Mulroney's 'Next Big Thing for Canada'

This was followed by important measures by the Martin Government and by the present Harper Government with their sound and impressive management of the economy,...

Former PM Brian Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

High-profile members of the federal cabinet in attendance included Defence Minister Peter MacKay, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. The relationship...

Aiken Elementary names honor roll

... Ethan Hall, Skylar Harvin, Robert Holley, Kaitlyn Jones, Lucy Jones, Coleman Jordan, Trevor Miller, McKenzie Minolfo, Tre'yvon Nicholson, Emmanuel Nwachukwu, Camille Pee, Bailey Pleming,...

The recovery is running out of gas

(subscription) (subscription)Jim Flaherty was a member of the G-7 group for eight years, making him the longest-serving minister at the table. He knew the...

Is Harper toast?

(subscription) (subscription)But even that prospect is beset with difficulties — as was illustrated by the skirmish over income-splitting that erupted between his outgoing finance...

Brian Mulroney calls for national natural resources strategy

Dozens of MPs from various parties were present, including at least 12 cabinet members, including Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and...

Brian Mulroney calls for national natural resources strategy

Dozens of MPs from various parties were present, including at least 12 cabinet members, including Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and...

Vets care and benefits sabotaged: advocates

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino asked the Commons committee to conduct a comprehensive review of the charter, which was only updated just three years ago,...

Kennard-Dale outlasts York Catholic in key girls' lacrosse battle

"That was a huge play," York Catholic coach Rob Linthicum said. "I would have liked to see my ... Shannon Moore led the Irish with...