By KRISTIE RIEKENAP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - Aaron Rodgers threw for four touchdowns, three to Jordy Nelson, and the Green Bay Packers led the Houston Texans 28-17 after three quarters on Sunday night.
Rodgers connected with Nelson for a third touchdown on a 1-yard throw in the third
By ANTONIO GONZALEZAP Sports Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Antrel Rolle and the New York Giants studied Alex Smith so much they practically knew what was coming.
On one play in the third quarter, even running back Ahmad Bradshaw screamed from the sideline: "Trail. He's watching you." Rolle
By HOWIE RUMBERGAP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Detroit Tigers got a big boost from Anibal Sanchez's arm. They got a helping hand from an umpire, too.
The reward: a commanding 2-0 lead in the AL championship series, and a trip home with their ace ready to start.
Sanchez shut down a
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The advice from master to student over the past three years has been simple: Be prepared. Know what to do and how to do it.
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner heeded Joe Kittinger's advice and followed it.
In the desert surrounding
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It had all the makings of an Olympic event: an indoor arena, play-by-play announcers, 7,000 enthusiastic fans, uniformed competitors from across the globe and swarms of cameras capturing every angle of the action. However, when the
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Japanese mobile phone company Softbank has agreed to buy 70 percent of Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20 billion, according to a news report.
The deal is expected to be announced Monday, according to CNBC's web site, which cited
By RONALD BLUMAP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A player stood at shortstop at Yankee Stadium, yet the shortstop was missing.
For 16 years and 158 consecutive games, Derek Jeter had been in the New York Yankees' postseason lineup, the Lou Gehrig and Cal Ripken of October.
"When you think of
By DAVID GINSBURGAP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE (AP) - Eight yards deep in the end zone when he caught the kickoff, Jacoby Jones had an instant to decide: take a knee or run.
He ran - all the way into the record book.
"You know when you get that itch? I wanted to scratch it," Jones said. "So I took
By BEN FOXAssociated Press
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - There were no rants this time, no ignoring the judge or getting out of their seats to pray - just one scornful remark from the professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks as a weeklong pretrial hearing began for five Guantanamo
By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Amphibious vehicles could soon be zooming out of James Bond's garage - or pond - and into yours.
The Quadski - a one-person all-terrain vehicle that doubles as a personal watercraft - is being billed by its makers as the first high-speed,