Section Pool | NFL Week 13

November 30, 2006

For me, last week was the unluckiest week of football ever. Michael De Soto got what he’s been waiting for. It’s not a new girlfriend (his current one is solidly mean), and it’s not the kind of happiness a woman can bring. In fact, I only brought up the topic of his love life so that I could make fun of the dumb girls this pal of mine attracts. Read More

The starting ten

November 30, 2006

We are a month into the basketball season. The men are 4-2, and the women are kicking some major butt at 6-0. Both teams look good and are primed to make a run at a CAA title. One can hope anyway. The men were picked to finish 6th in the CAA this year in a pre-season coaches poll. Read More

Supreme Court decides Alabama gender bias case

November 30, 2006

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Roderick Jackson, an Alabama high school basketball coach who was fired when he complained that his girls’ basketball team wasn’t treated as well as the boys’ team – and won a pivotal Supreme Court ruling – has reached a settlement that includes a school board promise of equal facilities. Read More

Transactions

November 30, 2006

Baseball

American League

Oakland Athletics – Acquired INF Donnie Murphy from Kansas City for cash. Toronto Blue Jays – Agreed to terms with C Gregg Zaun on a two-year contract.

National League

Los Angeles Dodgers – Agreed to terms with LHP Randy Wolf on a one-year contract and LHP Matt J. Read More

Nationwide

November 30, 2006

We are a month into the basketball season. The men are 4-2, and the women are kicking some major butt at 6-0. Both teams look good and are primed to make a run at a CAA title.

One can hope anyway.

The men were picked to finish 6th in the CAA this year in a pre-season coaches poll. Read More

Sports In Brief

November 30, 2006

In Brief

Women’s Basketball

Rams 33 38 – 71

Spartans 19 30 – 49

NORFOLK, Va. – The Rams won their sixth consecutive game last night, sticking it to the Norfolk State Spartans 71-49.

The team quieted a packed Echols Hall by beginning the game with 15 unanswered points. Read More

Coach stung by sex sting

November 30, 2006

A high school girls’ basketball coach was arrested Saturday with 17 other people during a prostitution sting in which he allegedly agreed to pay for sex. Andrew J. Bria, 56, was charged with patronizing a prostitute.

Bria officially resigned from his coaching position at York Catholic High School in York, Pa. Read More

Weird News

November 30, 2006

Couple’s stinky cat house causes complaints

A couple in Columbia, Md., was charged in September with 225 counts of animal cruelty due to housing more than 100 diseased and dead cats inside. However, surrounding residents are still not happy. Neighbors recently filed complaints with the county health department, saying that the house has caused a stench around the neighborhood. Read More

The Plain White T’s are anything but basic

November 30, 2006

If you’re a constant MTV watcher, then it is near impossible to miss those quick clips that run in between shows, playing and overplaying whoever the supposed new hot band to look out for is.

As of late, MTV’s newest pick is The Plain White T’s. The Chicago-native power pop band, though seemingly like any other run-of-the-mill pop-rock fivesome out there, has actually been around for longer than you might think. Read More

1 2 3 19