Jets bench Sanchez for McElroy, not Tebow

The New York Jets’ awful year mixed with soap opera continued on Tuesday when head coach Rex Ryan finally decided to bench struggling quarterback Mark Sanchez, but leaped over backup Tim Tebow to say he’d start third-stringer Greg McElroy in Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. Ryan’s decision came after Sanchez had another awful performance in a 14-10 loss […]

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Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim got his historic 900th carer win Monday night, as Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 in the Gotham Classic. Boeheim is just the third Division I men’s coach ever to reach 900 wins, along with Mike Krzyzewski, who has 936, and Bob Knight, with 902. The 68-year-old Boeheim is in his 37th year at his […]

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Tragedy in Connecticut: Links to donate

It will be weeks before authorities can piece together a complete picture of Friday’s mass shooting at a Newtown, CT, elementary school, in which 26 children and adults were murdered. Speaking at a news conference Sunday, officials said their goal is to answer every single question, but forensic analysis and interviews of witnesses would take considerable time. Those interviews might […]

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Saints Suspensions Over Bounty Case Thrown Out

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue threw out the suspensions of four New Orleans Saints players Tuesday over the team’s bounty program to try to knock key players out of games, while criticizing nearly everyone tied to the case and condemning the Saints for for obstructing the investigation. Tagliabue bascially absolved former Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, now with the Cleveland Browns, […]

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Oconee School Bus Overturns

An Oconee County School District bus overturned Monday afternoon near Walhalla.  School District officials say the bus was carrying students from West-Oak High School and West-Oak Middle School.  Two students were injured, according to authorities.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident and no further details are available at this time. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Friday Evening Wreck Leaves Pickens Man Dead

A Friday night traffic accident in Oconee County has left a 35 year-old Pickens County man dead.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the man’s name is being withheld at this time so his family may be notified.  Addis says the two vehicle collision occurred on North Highway 11 near the intersection of Fall Creek Road at around 7:08 PM. […]

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