Today in Sports History for Nov. 17

...player in NCAA history with at least 20 touchdowns passing and rushing in the same season, helping Florida hammer Florida Atlantic 59-20.2007 - Martin Brodeur becomes the second NHL goalie to win 500 career games, stopping 26 shots in New Jersey's...
Algae threatens Dungeness season

...chief science adviser. Significant fish stocks have been shifting northward and deeper into cooler waters along the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, he noted. The New England cod fishery collapsed but haddock fishing has gone up as fishermen switched, he said...
College football capsules

...threw for a scoring pass for the Tar Heels (9-1, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 23 CFP). They won their ninth straight...bench to rally Florida State.The Seminoles (8-2, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 16 CFP) trailed 17-7 in the second...
Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...Besides Mountain Valley, Dominion Resources and its energy partners, including Duke Energy, have proposed a $5.1 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline that would deliver natural gas from West Virginia to North Carolina, traveling through some stretches of fragile...
Nation and World
Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...strong northwest waves breached the Sangomar sandbar that protected the delta, speeding up the invasion of salt water from the Atlantic Ocean about two decades after a severe drought led to the loss of major mangrove habitat.A government-funded program has...
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To critics of UM win: Mistakes are part of sports

...Miami should magnanimously forfeit its Saturday night victory in Durham, N.C. Even sillier: The idea that the NCAA or Atlantic Coast Conference should step in and annul UM's 30-27 win over the officiating controversy of that last play.In Coral...
Son of late PM becomes Canada's newest PM

...leader."A sea of change here. We are used to high tides in Atlantic Canada. This is not what we hoped for," said Peter MacKay...Conservative cabinet minister, shortly after polls closed in Atlantic Canada.Paula Mcelhinney, 52, from Toronto, voted Liberal...
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Miami fires Golden after worst loss in program history

...are best served by moving forward and looking ahead, not behind."Golden went 32-25 with the Hurricanes and 17-18 in Atlantic Coast Conference play, his entire stint marred by an NCAA investigation and subsequent fallout caused by things that happened...
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Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...said they would suspend flights over the Sinai until the reason for the crash is known. British Airways, EasyJet and Virgin Atlantic said they were operating as usual in the region and would not comment on flight paths.Germany's transport ministry warned...
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Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...and gain market share.Consumer advocates say the U.S. carriers have carved up about 80 percent of the lucrative trans-Atlantic market through joint ventures and alliances with overseas airlines, and now are trying to ward off competitors offering a...
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