Monthly Archive: August 2018

Aug 31

Gangi, Mannix lead Nevada past Portland State 72-19

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ty Gangi threw three touchdown passes to McLane Mannix and Nevada cruised past FCS-member Portland State 72-19 on Friday night in a season opener for both teams. Nevada had five 40-plus-yard touchdowns. Daniel Brown returned an interception 42 yards, Mannix scored from 47 and 58 yards out, Jaxson Kincaide added a …

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Aug 31

Dodgers acquire Freese from Pirates for minor leaguer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired third baseman David Freese from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night in exchange for a minor leaguer. The deal was completed just ahead of the deadline for traded players to be eligible for postseason play. Freese hit .282 with nine homers and 42 RBIs in 94 …

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Aug 31

Rivers’ Overtime Winner Lifts Cardinals Past Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – Kentucky put in its best overall performance of the season Friday night in the annual derby showdown at Louisville, and the defensive organization and execution was as strong as it’s been all year – but the Louisville Cardinals found a late golden goal in overtime to secure a 1-0 win in the …

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Aug 31

AP sources: Lawyer told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump “over a barrel,” according to multiple people familiar with the encounter. The lawyer, Bruce Ohr, also says he learned that a Trump campaign aide had …

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Aug 31

Trump says North Carolina redistricting ruling ‘unfair’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the prospect of North Carolina drawing new congressional districts just weeks before the November midterm elections is “unfair.” A panel of federal judges this week struck down the state’s congressional map, saying Republican state legislators went too far in using political data to preserve GOP-held seats. The …

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Aug 31

Suarez outduels Wheeler as Giants defeat punchless Mets 7-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Shaw is still looking for his first big league hit. However, he already has a game-deciding RBI to savor in his 24-hour-old MLB career. Shaw and fellow Giants debutante Aramis Garcia drove in the game’s first two runs, and rookie left-hander Andrew Suarez outdueled Zack Wheeler as San Francisco beat …

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Aug 31

Coach who defended Nassar parts ways with USA Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics has parted ways with recently hired coach Mary Lee Tracy because Tracy tried to contact Aly Raisman, one of Larry Nassar‘s most outspoken victims. Only three days after being hired as the program’s elite development coordinator, Tracy posted on social media Friday that she was asked to resign after trying to contact Raisman …

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Aug 31

“We’re tired of being good.”

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Centre College kicks off the season at home Saturday night with Hanover coming to town for a 7 o’clock tilt. After going 9-1 in 2017, you’d think the Colonels are riding high entering this year’s campaign. You’d be wrong.  9-1 is good.  Centre wants to be great. Bryan Kennedy has more …

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Aug 31

Enbridge Energy, Fond du Lac Band reach deal on Line 3

Enbridge Energy and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa announced Friday that they have reached an agreement to build the Line 3 replacement oil pipeline through the band’s reservation in northeast Minnesota. Financial terms of the deal were confidential. According to a joint statement, the agreement gives Enbridge easements for six existing …

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Aug 31

Paris residents upset after city purchases golf course

PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Paris City Commission has rezoned a golf course for light industrial use, despite objections from the city’s Planning Commission and a lot of people who live near the course. “Every time we’ve written a City Commissioner or talked to someone in person, it’s very secretive, they won’t tell us who …

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