The Chiefs raced out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and held on late as they doubled up the Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-2 in front of 5,342 fans at the Spokane Arena on Saturday night. Eric Williams turned away 25 shots and Mitch Holmberg chipped in his third goal in two games as Spokane improved to
By IAN JAMESAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Hugo Chavez's long run in power and his attempts to transform Venezuela into a socialist state are on the line Sunday in a closely fought presidential election for this bitterly divided nation.
The vote pitting Chavez against
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) - Vernon Adams threw for four touchdowns and Demitrius Bronson rushed for 118 yards and a score as Eastern Washington defeated North Dakota 55-17 on Saturday night.
Adams, in his third game as starting quarterback, was 12 of 15 for 151 yards for the Eagles (4-1, 3-0 Big Sky).
By JIM VERTUNOAP Sports Writer
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Geno Smith and No. 8 West Virginia turned their first trip to Texas into a rollicking Wild West drama.
And now, two games into playing in a new conference, the Mountaineers look every bit like one of the teams to beat in the Big 12.
By JANIE McCAULEYAP Baseball Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Phillips still sees the highlights of his weak grounder for the final out in Roy Halladay's no-hitter of the Cincinnati Reds in an embarrassing playoff opener two years ago.
Now, Phillips and the Reds have their own memorable
by Idaho Univ. Athletics
MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho's "new" season started just the way the Vandals wanted – with the victory that puts them in a tie for the Western Athletic Conference lead, albeit one game into the conference season.
The Vandals did it by dispatching New Mexico State
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Dominque Blackman threw for 304 yards and two touchdowns, and Idaho got its first win of the season in its Western Athletic Conference opener Saturday, beating New Mexico State 26-18.
Blackman, who was 26 of 48, recovered from throwing an interception on the game's first
By NOAH TRISTERAP Baseball Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Justin Verlander threw a fastball that caught a bit too much of the plate, allowing Oakland's Coco Crisp to lead off the game with a stunning home run.
For the first few innings, Verlander labored, his pitch count rising while his control
By MARK LONGAP Sports Writer
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - This was old-school football at its best, the kind of performance only Southeastern Conference loyalists could love.
And Florida - yes Florida - was the team putting on a show.
Mike Gillislee ran for a career-high 146 yards and two
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The crime was brutal: a 7-year-old girl choked, raped and forced to smoke drugs before she was left for dead in a fire set by her attacker. Somehow, she survived. Firefighters founder her at dawn, stumbling through the street and