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Once again, things end up rosy for NFL

Playoff ratings are soaring, the messy concussion lawsuit is all but over, and the only thing the NFL really has to worry about now is keeping a bunch of corporate bigwigs warm at the Super Bowl.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dolphins, GM Ireland part ways

MIAMI (AP) - The first airborne banner calling for Jeff Ireland to be fired flew over the Miami Dolphins' stadium in 2011. Other similar signs followed, most recently in November, and on Tuesday those wanting him out finally got their wish.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


In 14th season, Brady still fired up for playoffs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady head-butted teammates before his first Super Bowl.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints eager for second chance in Seattle

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Ever since getting pounded by the Seahawks early last month, the New Orleans Saints have learned to love the idea of going back to Seattle.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Seattle’s pass D hopes to be great vs. Saints

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - As the newest starter in the Seattle Seahawks secondary, cornerback Byron Maxwell had plenty of time earlier in his career to be an observer.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Florida State breaks SEC run as final No. 1 in AP

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Move over SEC. Florida State is back on top.

January 07, 2014 | | Collegiate Sports


Luck gets 2nd chance to test himself against Brady

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Growing up, Andrew Luck kept trying to emulate the quarterbacks he watched on Sunday afternoons, guys like Peyton Manning and Phillip Rivers.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies, Thunder, Celtics pull off 3-team trade

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Courtney Lee and have sent guard Jerryd Bayless to the Boston Celtics as part of a three-team trade that also includes the Oklahoma City Thunder.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Minimum wage and welfare

The Democrats have selected raising the minimum wage as THE issue to protect them from public opposition to the Obamacare fiasco, which is dimming their prospects for retaining the Senate in the 2014 elections. But raising the minimum wage may actually be worth considering if it has the side benefit of cutting the gigantic total of our hidden welfare programs.

January 07, 2014 | By PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY National Columnist | Other Views


California scheme bad for your health

In this wicked world of woe, there are hucksters, flimflammers, plain ol' crooks…and Republican members of the California Assembly.

January 07, 2014 | By JIM HIGHTOWER Political columnist | Other Views


NY Film Critics apologize for heckling

NEW YORK (AP) - Hollywood's award season, never known for civility, is roiling from a heckling incident between "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen and film critic Armond White.

January 07, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


IRS: Identity theft prosecutions double

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service is seeing a big jump in thieves stealing Social Security numbers to fraudulently claim tax refunds, the agency said Tuesday.

January 07, 2014 | | Nationwide


Cheesy shortage: Kraft says Velveeta supply running low

NEW YORK (AP) - Playoff parties may have one fewer dip option this year.

January 07, 2014 | | Nationwide


Twitter founder unveils search app

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter co-founder Biz Stone hopes to demonstrate that a picture can be worth even more than 140 characters of text.

January 07, 2014 | | Nationwide


Mulally staying at Ford, not leaving for Microsoft

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Alan Mulally is staying at Ford.

January 07, 2014 | | Nationwide


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Lathrop girls pick up needed win at Kimball

TRACY - Lathrop High's girls basketball team is pulling out all the stops to achieve its first postseason berth.

February 13, 2016 | | High School Sports


Horse, owner reunited after a decade

Sixteen years ago horse owner Kathy Reasor was boarding one of her mares off Cottage Avenue when the horse went into labor.

February 13, 2016 | | NEWS


Deal delays eviction threat for SF nuns feeding homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers

TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in ...

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brewers trade Khris Davis to Athletics

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kang flirts with 59, doesn’t even know it

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray ...

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He ...

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heat throws unexpected wrinkle into Olympic Marathon Trials

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After four years of measuring every workout, every race with stopwatches, the elite runners competing Saturday in the U.S. Olympic Team ...

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tony Stewart out of bed, streams update from treadmill

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

GENEVA (AP) - Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term ...

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain finally healthy, ready to rejoin SF Giants’ rotation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If the San Francisco Giants had any lingering concerns about Matt Cain's health, the veteran pitcher helped ease their minds with ...

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

NEW YORK (AP) - Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing ...

February 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New pot shop tied to strip club, mayor

GLENDALE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's newest pot shop has some wondering whether strippers and weed are too closely aligned on a busy highway just east ...

February 12, 2016 | | Nation


Shooting at Phoenix-area school was murder-suicide

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that killed two 15-year-old girls and caused panic among parents was a murder-suicide, police ...

February 12, 2016 | | Nation


Facebook nude-painting case faces trial in France

PARIS (AP) - If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in ...

February 12, 2016 | | Nation


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