Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Latest: Activists await ballots in banned Catalonia vote

The Latest on Catalonia’s plans to hold a referendum Sunday on breaking away from Spain (all times local): 6.25 a.m. Continue reading

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Catalans assemble in polling stations defying police orders

Crowds are growing in Barcelona and towns across Catalonia at dozens of schools and other facilities designated as polling stations for a disputed referendum on the northeastern region’s secession from Spain. Continue reading

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In hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, a stunning silence

I was stunned as I walked through the darkened and humid arrivals terminal at San Juan’s International Airport two days after Hurricane Maria blasted its way across Puerto Rico. Continue reading

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The Latest: Schools warn flutes could be tainted with semen

The Latest on schools warning about flutes tainted with body fluids (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Continue reading

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Alex McGough’s 3-TD night helps FIU top Charlotte in home opener

Alex McGough threw for one touchdown and ran for two more to spark Florida International’s come-from-behind, 30-29 victory over Charlotte. Continue reading

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Nikita Kucherov collects 3 points, game-winning goal in OT as Lightning beat Predators

In Nashville, Nikita Kucherov scored 1:02 into overtime to lift Tampa Bay to the win. Continue reading

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Wild top Stars to end preseason with momentum

Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves to lead the Wild to the victory Continue reading

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UCF racks up 603 yards of offense in dominating win over Memphis

McKenzie Milton threw for three touchdowns, Adrian Killins Jr. accounted for two more scores and UCF beat Memphis 40-13 Saturday night. Continue reading

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D-backs doomed by homer off Bradley, lose second straight

Paul Goldschmidt went 0 for 3 and finished September with a .175 batting average to drop his season average to .299. Continue reading

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Devin Singletary’s 4 rushing TDs pave way for FAU’s win over Middle Tennessee State

Devin Singletary ran for 133 yards and a school record-tying four touchdowns and Florida Atlantic beat Middle Tennessee 38-20. Continue reading

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Twins fall to Tigers as Romine plays all nine positions

Andrew Romine became the fifth player in baseball history to play all nine positions in one game Continue reading

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Marlins jump all over Braves early en route to blowout victory

The Miami Marlins score five runs in the first inning Saturday night in their win over the Braves. Continue reading

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Trump tweets NFL players should stand for national anthem Sunday

President Donald Trump restated his call for NFL players to stand during the playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of this weekend’s games, tweeting Saturday night that it was “very important” and calling on players to “Respect our Flag and our C… Continue reading

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Body of missing Virginia teen found behind North Carolina church

Federal investigators announced Saturday that a body found behind a North Carolina church has been identified as a Virginia teenager who disappeared earlier this month. Continue reading

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Brad Miller blasts 3-run HR, Chris Archer gets W as the Rays top Orioles

Chris Archer won for the first time since July 24 and Brad Miller hit a 3-run homer to lead the Tampa Bay Rays over the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday night. Continue reading

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Love shows none for Sun Devils in Stanford win

Demario Richard rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns for ASU. Continue reading

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Authorities: Body of missing Maine priest believed found

Authorities believe they have found the body of an elderly, retired priest who has been missing for more than two months. Continue reading

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Arson suspect jailed in blaze that gutted Alabama church

A suspect was being held on an arson charge Saturday in a fire that destroyed a small rural church in Talladega County, Alabama. Continue reading

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Brewers eliminated with late loss to Cardinals

Milwaukee’s postseason hopes dashed after slide from 6-0 lead against St. Louis Continue reading

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California schools warn flutes could be tainted with semen

California school districts are warning that some youngsters may have received flutes tainted with body fluids. Continue reading

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