Archive for May, 2011

Jim Tressel resigns as Ohio State’s football coach

Jim Tressel, who guided Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years, resigned Monday amid NCAA violations from a tattoo-parlor scandal that sullied the image of one of the country’s top football programs. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Cust triples, helps Mariners beat Orioles

Doug Fister (3-5) went 7 1-3 innings to pick up his first victory since April 30. He allowed three runs on seven hits, walked one and struck out a career-high nine in his 49th career start. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Former Dodgers manager Lasorda has infection

Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda is recovering from a bacterial infection that caused the 83-year-old to be hospitalized. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

A Stanley Cup Final guide for the bandwagon Canucks fan

Seattle is getting close to a shot at the Stanley Cup, but that proximity has nothing to do with any attempt to bring a team to the area. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Cust triples, helps Mariners beat Orioles

SEATTLE (AP) — Jack Cust hit the second triple of his career and drive in a first-inning run to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Monday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Call out to keep kids off energy drinks

The American Academy of Pediatrics is taking a firm stand against energy drinks for kids, saying the high amounts of caffeine could actually be harmful to young bodies. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Tacoma Police Officer hit by car

Tacoma Police are searching for a suspect accused of hitting an officer with a car. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Swimming pools dry up after draining city budgets

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — On those summer days when the temperature soars into the 90s and the haze blurs the horizon, city pools across the U.S. have beckoned people from all over to take a cool dip. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Frog dissections go virtual at California school

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school is taking the scalpel to frog dissections in biology class as it becomes the first U.S. school to take up animal welfare supporters’ offer of free anatomy software. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

In shift, feds target top execs for health fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s getting personal now. In a shift still evolving, federal enforcers are targeting individual executives in health care fraud cases that used to be aimed at impersonal corporations. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites