Daily Archive: October 13, 2018

Oct 13

Lyric Opera says labor deal reached with striking musicians

CHICAGO (AP) — The Lyric Opera of Chicago says it has reached a multi-year labor deal with striking musicians. A statement released by the music company Saturday night says the agreement would extend through the 2020-21 season, if ratified by members of the Chicago Federation of Musicians, Local 10-208. The Lyric Opera’s 64th season was …

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Oct 13

Alec Baldwin returns to 'SNL' as Trump meets Kanye at the White House

Alec Baldwin made his return to “Saturday Night Live” this week as the show tackled the insanity that was the Kanye West-Donald Trump meeting in the Oval Office. The bit opened with a CSPAN graphic saying the discussion included topics such as “alternate universes,” “Superman” and “flying cars.” Kanye, played by cast member Chris Redd, …

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Oct 13

Iowa State throttles No. 6 West Virginia 30-14

It was arguably West Virginia’s biggest test, on the road at night against a plucky Iowa State team with a stifling defense and a dangerous young quarterback. The sixth-ranked Mountaineers failed miserably. Freshman Brock Purdy threw for 254 yards and three TDs and Iowa State throttled West Virginia 30-14 on Saturday, handing the Mountaineers their …

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Oct 13

Texas guard out with toe injury following leukemia treatment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas guard Andrew Jones has fractured a toe in practice, and the school says there is no timetable for his return. Jones had rejoined the team following his diagnosis of leukemia, which occurred in January. He sat out most of last season while undergoing treatment. A statement from Texas says Jones …

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Oct 13

Pelicans cut veteran G Jack, F Green as opener nears

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have waived guard Jarrett Jack and forward Garlon Green. Jack had signed with New Orleans a week before training camp and averaged 3.3 points and two assists in three preseason games. Jack has played 13 years in the NBA, including two stints with New Orleans. Jack has …

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Oct 13

Alexandrova reaches her 1st final, faces Giorgi at Linz

LINZ, Austria (AP) — Ekaterina Alexandrova recovered from a disastrous first set against Andrea Petkovic at the Ladies Linz tournament on Saturday to reach her first final. The Russian qualifier beat Petkovic 0-6, 6-4, 6-0 in their topsy-turvy semifinal. Alexandrova plays Camila Giorgi in Sunday’s final at the Austrian indoor event. Chasing her first final …

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Oct 13

Jim Taylor, Hall of Fame fullback for Packers, dies at 83

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Hall of Fame fullback Jim Taylor of the Green Bay Packers has died at 83. The team says a family friend told the Packers he died early Saturday. Taylor played on the great Packer teams and was the league’s MVP in 1962. He won four NFL titles and scored the …

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Oct 13

Authorities: Small, private plane crashes off the Hamptons

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities on Long Island say a small private plane carrying three people crashed into the ocean several miles off the Hamptons. It was not immediately clear whether the three survived as the aircraft hit the water just after 11 a.m. Saturday. Assistant Chief Kevin Raynor of the Westhampton Beach Fire …

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Oct 13

2 Florida players ejected on punt return vs. Vandy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials ejected two Florida players after a Vanderbilt defender’s helmet was knocked off on a punt return and both coaches yelled at each other as their teams spilled onto the field in a near-brawl. No. 14 Florida trailed 21-10 Saturday and was returning a punt late in the first half when …

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Oct 13

Keeneland, Presidential Motorcade Could Cause Traffic Headaches In Lex

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – If you are planning to be out and about on Versailles Road this evening, there are two things you should take into consideration. Keeneland’s fall meet is currently in session, which in and of itself could lead to backups. At approximately 5:30, Air Force One is expected to land in …

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