Major League Playoffs

The Detroit Tigers shut out the New York Yankees 3-0 on Sunday, taking a 2-0 American League Championship Series lead out of New York as the series switches to their home turf in Detroit for Game 3 of the best-of-seven series on Tuesday. Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez shut down the listless Yankee offense, one day after the team lost captain […]

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Police find body of missing Colorado girl

One week after 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway was reported missing, grim-faced state and local law enforcement officials announced Friday that a body found Wednesday was hers. “The focus has changed from the search for Jessica to a mission of justice for Jessica,” said Westminster, Colorado Police Chief Lee Birk, with “a great deal of sorrow” in his heart. “There is a […]

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Titans beat Steelers 26-23

The Tennessee Titans beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 Thursday in Nashvhille, getting the win on a 40-yard field goal kicked by Rob Bironas as time ran out. Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was 25 of 44 with 290 yard and one touchdown, while Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger went 24 of 40 for 363 yards with one touchdown.  

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Major League Baseball Playoffs

The San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 Thursday night to win their best-of-five National League Division Series 3 game to 2 in Cincinnati, coming back in three games on the road from being down 2-0. Buster Posey got the big hit of the game for the Giants, a grand slam in the fifth inning to put San Francisco […]

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Kellogg’s recalls popular cereal

A bit of a tough year for recalls of products favored by kids. Recently it was peanut butter, now it’s some breakfast cereals. Kellogg’s has recalled nearly three million packages of Mini-Wheats Bite Size cereal, both Frosted and un-frosted, due to possible metal contamination from a faulty manufacturing part. Kellogg says the recall was ordered due to an overabundance of […]

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Major League baseball playoffs

The New York Yankees downed the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night in New York to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five American League Division Series. The game’s hero for the Yankees was Raul Ibanez, who pinch-hit for slumping star Alex Rodriguez in the bottom of the 9th inning and hit a home run to tie the game at 2-2, […]

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Armstrong Report: 11 teammates testified against him

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Wednesday released a report on its case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which revealed that 11 former teammates testified against him. It also details the way those 11 and other others say performance-enhancing drugs were delivered and administered to Armstrong’s teams, as well as his continuing relationship and payments to an Italian doctor tied to doping, years […]

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Former NFL and TV star Alex Karras dies

Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions’ defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom Webster and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles, died Wednesday.  He was 77.  Karras, who had recently suffered kidney failure, died at home in Los Angeles surrounded by […]

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Sandusky sentenced

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday for abusing 10 boys he met over 15 years through his charity for troubled children.  Sandusky, who was defensive coordinator and for many years the presumed heir-apparent to legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, could have faced as long as […]

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